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Family of Joseph VEAZIE and Rachel Flagg BRIDGE

Married1782 1814 Mar 201782 at Boston, MA1782. Joseph and Rachel were married by Rev George Pickering.

Joseph's birthyear, calculated from his age at death (77) matches information in the Bridge Genealogy1794. In his death record1781 his parents are listed as Peter and Nancy, both born Boston. It is somewhat circumstantial that the Joseph Veazie who married1782 Rachel Bridge is the son of Peter and Nancy Veazie. For records cited, there is no conflict with birth, marriage or death dates. This Joseph appears to be the best candidate. Bridge1794 appears to agree and, due to numerous details I failed to uncover, appears to be reliable.

Joseph was apparently a successful baker. In 1850, he lists his occupation as 'none' and his personal value is $16000. He is listed in 1855 and 1860 as a baker and, in 1860, his real property is valued at $15777.

In the 1860 census487, that particular enumerator listed towns as well as states for place of birth. Rachel is listed (consistent with other records) as Wiscasset, ME, as does her death record1790.

Children of Joseph VEAZIE and Rachel Flagg BRIDGE:

1. Joseph Augustus VEAZIE1781 b. 1815 Mar 241781 at Boston, MA1781. d. 1875 May 91781 at Boston, MA1781. bd. Mt Auburn Cem., Cambridge, MA1785.
md. Frances Swift ROGERS
2. Frances Bridge VEAZIE1794 b. 1819 Mar 71794 at Boston, MA1780. d. 1858 Oct 241780 at 9 Dover St., Boston, MA1780. bd. Mount Auburn, Boston, MA1780.
md. Benjamin Franklin TENNEY


470. 1850 Fed Census MA, Suffolk Co., Boston; www.ancestry.com
487. 1860 Fed Census MA, Suffolk Co., Boston; www.ancestry.com
1780. Massachusetts, Boston Births Marriages and Death, Mass Town Records 1620-1988; www.ancestry.com
1781. Massachusetts, Boston Deaths, Mass Vital Records, 1841-1910, 1911-1915; www.americanancestors.org
1782. Massachusetts, Boston Marriages, Mass Town Records 1620-1988; www.ancestry.com
1785. Massachusetts, Boston Deaths, Mass Town Records 1620-1988; www.ancestry.com
1790. Massachusetts, Chelsea Deaths, Massachusetts Vital Records 1841-1910; www.americanancestors.org
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; www.archive.org
2263. 1855 State Census MA, Suffolk Co., Boston; familysearch.org