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John OTIS
(1581-1657)
Margaret OTIS (MAIDEN UNKNOWN)
(-1653)
Nicholas JACOB
(1604-1657)
Mary GILMAN
(-1681)
John OTIS
(1621-1683)
Mary JACOB
(1632-)
Hon. Joseph OTIS
(1665-1754)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Dorothy THOMAS

Hon. Joseph OTIS 1 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 1665, Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
  • Christened: 3 Jun 1666, Hingham, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
  • Marriage: Dorothy THOMAS on 20 Nov 1688
  • Died: 11 Jun 1754 at age 89

  Noted events in his life were:

Research Notes: Otis Family in America by William A. Otis. 2 "Judge Otis was a distinguished man. He came from Scituate, Massachusetts, in 1722, in which State he had been judge of the Court of Common Pleas for Plymouth Co. from 1703 to 1710; Rep. in the Great and Gen. Court of Massachusetts, 1710-13, and he was ever held in the highest esteem for great abilities, solid judgement, and sterling integrity of character. He became a very large landholder in New London, Colchester, Pomfret, and other towns in Connecticut. He married his fist cousin, Dorothy Thomas."


Hon. married Dorothy THOMAS, daughter of Captain Nathaniel THOMAS and Deborah JACOB, on 20 Nov 1688. (Dorothy THOMAS was born on 6 Nov 1670 in Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts and died on 10 Jan 1755.)


Sources


1 Nathaniel Harris Morgan, A History of James Harris of New London, Connecticut and His Descendants; From 1640 to 1878 (Hartford: The Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company Print., 1878).

2 William A. Otis, Fellow American Institute of Architects, A Genealogical and Historical Memoir of the Otis Family in America, Compiled and Arranged from Various Sources (Chicago, 1924).

3 William Richard Cutter, A.M., Historian of the New England Historic-Genealogical Society; Librarian Emeritus of Woburn Public Library; Author of "The Cutter Family,""History of Arlington," "Bibliography of Woburn," etc., etc, Genealogical and Family History of Northern New York, A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of a Commonwealth and the Founding of a Nation,Volume I (New York, Lewis Historical Publishing Company,1910).

4 Maria Whitman Bryant daughter of Elizabeth Winslow and Judge Kilborn Whitman of Pembroke, Massachusetts, Genealogy of Edward Winslow of The Mayflower and His Descendants from 1620 to 1865 (Copyright 1915 by Herbert Pelham Bryant, E. Anthony & Sons, Inc., Printers, New Bedford, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)

5 Hermon Alfred Kelley, A Genealogical History of the Kelley Family Descended From Joseph Kelley of Norwich, Connecticut (Privately Printed at Cleveland, Ohio, 1897).

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