Hezekiah Broad (1708 – )

”Hezekiah Broad, son of Hezekiah Broad (1), was born in Dedham, March 21, 1708. He married first, March 5, 1753-4, Abigail Ware, daughter of Ebenezer Ware, of Needham, granddaughter of Robert Ware, the immigrant. Abigail (Ware) Broad died March 31, 1736. He married second, June 1, 1741, at Natick, Rebecca Burrage. He removed to Grafton, Massachusetts, where he was living in 1746, when his only son was born, though after the family returned to Natick the birth was also recorded at Natick. He died before 1755. His widow Rebecca married second, April 30, 1755, at Natick, Captain David Morse. Children of Hezekiah and Rebecca (Burrage) Broad: 1. Rebecca, born at Natick July 6, 1743; married there January 12, 1762, Joseph Morse. 2. Hezekiah, born at Grafton, September 29, 1746.”

Source:  Historic Homes and Places And Genealogical and Personal Memories Relating to the Families of Middlesex County, Massachusetts, by William Richard Cutter, A.M., Vol. 2, Lewis Historical Publishing Co., New York, 1908, page 405

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