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Family of Peter VEAZIE and Nancy Anna BOWMAN

Peter VEAZIE b. 1755 Aug 17989 at (bapt Hollis St Ch), Boston, MA989. d. prob bef 18161735.
Nancy Anna BOWMAN b. 1755~1723. d. 1830 Dec 251723 at Boston, MA1723. bd. No 68, Granary Burying Grounds, Boston, MA1723.

Married886 1775 Sep 18886 at Haverhill, MA886.

Peter's death date is assumed solely from a Boston City Directory, 1816, which lists Nancy Veazie, living at the end of Union Street, as a widow. In 1820, there was a Nancy Veazie in Boston4969 on Union Street, near Merrimack St. The household consisted on 1 male, under 10 years of age; 3 females, 26 to 45 years of age; and 1 female of age 45 years or older.

The information concerning the family of Peter Veazie is rather circumstantial. He certainly was a son989 of Joseph and Jerusha (Boylston) Veazie. A Peter Vesey married886 Anna Bowman in Havervill, MA. It is only assumed that that Peter Vesey was the son of Joseph and Jerusha due to the lack (perhaps undiscovered) of other candidates. Rebecca and Joseph were children of Peter and Nancy Veazie, according to their death records1781 855. A "Nancy Veazie" died1723 in Boston, "of the family of" Joseph Veazie, possibly her son. That Nancy Veazie was born ~1755, appropriate for the wife of Peter. A Nancy Veazie, widow, resided1735 in Boston in 1816. A genealogy for John Bridge1786 lists Rachel Flagg Bridge married to Joseph, "son of Peter and Nancy (Bowman) Veazie of Boston." As the author provides no references, it may be that author made the same assumptions as this author. With the circumstances as stated above, it is assumed that Peter Veazie married Anna Nancy Bowman and had (at least) 3 children by her.

Nancy's birthdate is estimated from her age at death1723: 75.

Child 1. Nancy

Nancy Veazie died855 Feb 8, 1860, in Boston, MA, single, at the age of 78, of inflamation of lungs. She was born Boston, to Peter and Nancy Veazie.

Child 3. Rebecca

Rebecca, single, died of phthisis[sic]. Her death record1781 lists her parents as Peter and Nancy, both of Boston.

Children of Peter VEAZIE and Nancy Anna BOWMAN:

1. Nancy VEAZIE855 b. 1782~855 at Boston, MA855. d. 1860 Feb 8855 at Boston, MA855.
2. Joseph VEAZIE1781 b. 1786 Jan 141794 at Boston, MA1781. d. 1863 Mar 241781 at Boston, MA1781.
md. Rachel Flagg BRIDGE
3. Rebecca VEAZIE886, 1781 b. 1791~886 at Boston, MA886. d. 1874 Jul 4886 at 5 Strong Place, Boston, MA886.

855. Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910 ( - online database)
886. Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850, 1620-1850 (Online Database:
989. Massachusetts, Boston Church Records, The Records of the Churches of Boston. Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2002. (Online database. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008 )
1723. Deaths and Interments, Boston, MA,
1735. U. S. City Directories 1821-1989, 1822-1995;
1781. Massachusetts, Boston Deaths, Mass Vital Records, 1841-1910, 1911-1915;
1786. Bridge, John, An Account of the Descendants of, CAMBRIDGE, 1632 BOSTON: J. S. CUSHING & CO., Printers. 1884.;
1794. Bridge, John; Genealogy of the John Bridge Family in America 1632-1924, Revised Edition; Rev William Dawson Bridge, MURRAY PRINTING COMPANY, CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS, 1924;
4969. 1820 Fed Census MA, Suffolk Co., Boston;