Solomon Childs1,2

M, #129, b. 31 January 1743/44, d. 28 February 1827
  • Name Variation: Solomon Child1
  • Birth*: 31 January 1743/44; Grafton, Worcester Co., Massachusetts1
  • Marriage*: 16 April 1767; Westborough, Worcester Co., Massachusetts; "Child, Solomon of Grafton and Mather Rice, April 16, 1767."; Principal=Martha Rice3
  • Marriage*: 26 June 1806; Henniker, Merrimack Co., Massachusetts; "Mr Solomon Childs to Mrs Sarah Ward both of Henniker"; Principal=Sarah Goodale4
  • Death*: 28 February 1827; Henniker, Merrimack Co., New Hampshire; "Feb 27, 1827 Solomon Childs Ser. [senior], Age 83, Cause Consumption"5
  • Burial*: Henniker, Merrimack Co., New Hampshire; "28 Feb 1827 ae. 84"6
  • Note*: Note that two sons of Solomon Childs married two daughters of Solomon's second wife Sarah (Goodell) Ward, viz. Aaron Childs married Lucy Ward, and Josiah Childs married Abigail Ward.7
  • Note: Solomon Childs of Henniker died intestate. (Indexed as Merrimack Co., New Hampshire, case 407.) On 20 Nov 1827 administration was granted to William K. Talbot; his unnamed widow had declined (Vol. 3, p. 174, image 377). On the third Tuesday of Aug 1828 his widow Sarah Childs was granted an allowance of sixty dollars for her present support and comfort (Vol. 6, p. 156, image 84). The inventory was made by Jacob Rice, Page Eaton and Perley Howe, and filed 31 July 1828; totaling $147.29; consisting primarily of notes due from Solomon Childs Jr., $40, and Josiah Childs, $80; (Vol. 9, p. 35, image 303). The administrator filed the account the second Tuesday November 1828; distribution was to the widow Sarah Childs, and to four children Patty Heaton wife of William Heaton, Solomon Childs, Josiah Childs, and Sally Keaton wife of James Keaton; (Vol. 9, p. 64, image 318).2
Last Edited: 10 Jun 2015

Parents:

Father: Jonathan Child1,2 b. 26 Apr 1696, d. 8 Sep 1787
Mother: Abigail Parker1 d. 3 Mar 1756

Family 1:

Martha Rice d. 26 Aug 1804

Children:

Elijah Child1,8 b. 10 Oct 1768, d. 2 Jun 1776
Elizabeth Child9 b. 6 Jun 1769, d. 2 Jun 1777
Moses Childs10 b. 10 Sep 1772, d. 14 Oct 1775
Martha Childs11 b. 5 Apr 1773, d. 20 Dec 1774
Aaron Childs12,13 b. 4 Mar 1774
Patty Childs13 b. 2 Nov 1777, d. b Nov 1828
Solomon Childs+ 14,13 b. 30 Jul 1781, d. 19 Oct 1865
Josiah Childs15,13,16 b. 11 Oct 1783, d. 31 Jan 1863
Lucy Childs17,13 b. 3 Aug 1787, d. 12 Feb 1790
Sally Childs18,13,16 b. 5 Jul 1793, d. 23 Aug 1858

Family 2:

Sarah Goodale b. 15 Aug 1742, d. a 1827

Citations

  1. [S12] Vital records of Grafton, Massachusetts : to the end of the year 1849. publ by Franklin P. Rice, 1906 [Viewed on https://archive.org/details/vitalrecordsofgr00graf, and AmericanAncestors Grafton V1, and on Hathi Trust], p. 34.
  2. [S84] Massachusetts, Worcester County, Probate Files, 1731-1925. Images, of microfilm series. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, Boston., Series A, Case 11682, Jonathan Child, 1787, images 869-882.
  3. [S78] Vital Records of Westborough, Massachusetts, To the end of the year 1849. publ. Worcester 1903. Viewed at https://archive.org/stream/vitalrecordswes00ricegoog#page/…, p. 138.
  4. [S86] "Henniker Town Records 1756-1820", Merrimack Co. in collection "New Hampshire, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1636-1947." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Town clerk offices, New Hampshire. Also viewed on FHL Microfilm 16099, item 4, Vital Records, 1756-1820., p. 503 (image 180).
  5. [S87] "Henniker New Hampshire; Records of marriages, births and deaths, 1761-1915" Author: Town Clerk; FHL Microfilm 2229510, Item #1, Deaths 1761-1856, frame 18.
  6. [S88] Henniker Cemetery Records "Gravestone Inscriptions from Henniker N.H.; Compiled by Francis Lane Childs 1925". FHL Microfilm 15561 Item 4. Childs occur on pages 1, 16 & 40.
  7. [S89] History of the town of Henniker, Merrimack County, New Hampshire : from the date of the Canada grant by the province of Massachusetts in 1735, to 1880; with a genealogical register of the families of Henniker. by Leander W. Cogswell. Concord, 1880. Viewed at https://archive.org/details/historyoftownofh00cogs., p. 765-766.
  8. [S8] Genealogy of the Child, Childs and Childe Families, Of the Past and Present in the United States and the Canadas, from 1630 to 1881. by Elias Child. Published for the author by Curtiss & Childs, Printers, Utica, N.Y. 1881. Viewed at https://archive.org/details/genealogyofchild00chil [Sutro Lib., call number G3G1178], p. 524-5, #4880.
  9. [S8] Genealogy of the Child, Childs and Childe Families, Of the Past and Present in the United States and the Canadas, from 1630 to 1881. by Elias Child. Published for the author by Curtiss & Childs, Printers, Utica, N.Y. 1881. Viewed at https://archive.org/details/genealogyofchild00chil [Sutro Lib., call number G3G1178], p. 524-5, #4881.
  10. [S8] Genealogy of the Child, Childs and Childe Families, Of the Past and Present in the United States and the Canadas, from 1630 to 1881. by Elias Child. Published for the author by Curtiss & Childs, Printers, Utica, N.Y. 1881. Viewed at https://archive.org/details/genealogyofchild00chil [Sutro Lib., call number G3G1178], p. 524-5, #4882.
  11. [S8] Genealogy of the Child, Childs and Childe Families, Of the Past and Present in the United States and the Canadas, from 1630 to 1881. by Elias Child. Published for the author by Curtiss & Childs, Printers, Utica, N.Y. 1881. Viewed at https://archive.org/details/genealogyofchild00chil [Sutro Lib., call number G3G1178], p. 524-5, #4883.
  12. [S8] Genealogy of the Child, Childs and Childe Families, Of the Past and Present in the United States and the Canadas, from 1630 to 1881. by Elias Child. Published for the author by Curtiss & Childs, Printers, Utica, N.Y. 1881. Viewed at https://archive.org/details/genealogyofchild00chil [Sutro Lib., call number G3G1178], p. 524-5, #4884.
  13. [S86] "Henniker Town Records 1756-1820", Merrimack Co. in collection "New Hampshire, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1636-1947." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Town clerk offices, New Hampshire. Also viewed on FHL Microfilm 16099, item 4, Vital Records, 1756-1820., p. 9, children of Solomon & Patty Childs.
  14. [S8] Genealogy of the Child, Childs and Childe Families, Of the Past and Present in the United States and the Canadas, from 1630 to 1881. by Elias Child. Published for the author by Curtiss & Childs, Printers, Utica, N.Y. 1881. Viewed at https://archive.org/details/genealogyofchild00chil [Sutro Lib., call number G3G1178], p. 524-5, #4886.
  15. [S8] Genealogy of the Child, Childs and Childe Families, Of the Past and Present in the United States and the Canadas, from 1630 to 1881. by Elias Child. Published for the author by Curtiss & Childs, Printers, Utica, N.Y. 1881. Viewed at https://archive.org/details/genealogyofchild00chil [Sutro Lib., call number G3G1178], p. 524-5, #4887.
  16. [S91] "New Hampshire, County Probate Records, 1660-1973." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. County courthouses, New Hampshire., Merrimack Co., Solomon Childs, 1827, case 407; distribution, Vol. 9, p. 64, image 318.
  17. [S8] Genealogy of the Child, Childs and Childe Families, Of the Past and Present in the United States and the Canadas, from 1630 to 1881. by Elias Child. Published for the author by Curtiss & Childs, Printers, Utica, N.Y. 1881. Viewed at https://archive.org/details/genealogyofchild00chil [Sutro Lib., call number G3G1178], p. 524-5, #4888.
  18. [S8] Genealogy of the Child, Childs and Childe Families, Of the Past and Present in the United States and the Canadas, from 1630 to 1881. by Elias Child. Published for the author by Curtiss & Childs, Printers, Utica, N.Y. 1881. Viewed at https://archive.org/details/genealogyofchild00chil [Sutro Lib., call number G3G1178], p. 524-5, #4889.