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Family of Benjamin VESEY and Dorothy SPEAR

Benjamin VESEY b. 1694/5 Feb 17841 at Braintree, MA841. d. 1767 Jan 14944 at Braintree, MA944.
Dorothy SPEAR b. 1704 Sep 3841 at (bapt) Braintree, MA841. d. 1792 bef841.

Married2852 1726 Dec 192852 at Braintree, MA2852. Bates2852, p 747: "These [marriages] following by John Quincey Esq'r." "Benjamin Vesey & Dorathy(sic) Spear December 19th. 1726."

Benjamin Vesey is mentioned4047 as "my brother Benjamin Vesey of Brantry" in the will of Rector William Vesey, signed May 1, 1746.

Benjamin's will841 mentions son Benjamin, dau Elizabeth, son Josiah, dau Dorothy, dau Mary, grandson Martin Bicker, and granddaughters Martha and Rebecca.

Dorothy Spear Veazie probably died841 before 1792, the date of Benjamin's will.

Child 6. Josiah

"Josiah son of Benj. Vesey by Dorothy his wife bapt. [Christ Ch.] Aug. 3, 1741."4096 Apparently he died young, as another son of Benjamin and Dorothy of the same name was baptised4096 in November, 1744.

Children of Benjamin VESEY and Dorothy SPEAR:

1. Dorothy VESEY567 b. 1727 Sep 242852 at Braintree, MA2852.
md. 1) Joseph COIT
md. 2) Ebenezer FIELD
2. Mary VESEY567 b. 1729 Aug 52852 at Braintree, MA2852. d. 1805 Oct 24945 at Quincy, MA945.
md. 1) Martin BICKER
md. 2) Moses BRACKETT
3. William VESEY2852 b. 1731 Nov 202852 at Braintree, MA2852. d. 1761 May~800.
md. Martha MILLER
4. Elizabeth VESEY567 b. 1733/4 Feb 5567 at Braintree, MA567. d. 1769 Jan 14389 at Braintree, MA389. bd. (prob) Braintree, MA389.
md. Peter ETTER
5. Benjamin VESEY2852 b. 1738 Apr 11944 at Braintree, MA2852. d. 1776 Mar 4944 at Quincy, MA944. bd. Quincy/Braintree, MA944.
md. Abigail BRACKETT
6. Josiah VESEY389 b. 1741 Aug 34096 at (bapt) Christ Church, Braintree, MA4096. d. bef Nov 17444096.
7. Josiah VESEY800 b. 1744 Nov 254096 at (bapt) Christ Church, Braintree, MA4096. d. bef 1790?800.
md. 1) Olive NASH
md. 2) Mary BRACKETT

389. Mayflower Descendent, The, By Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants;
567. Massachusetts, Braintree Vital Records Births;
800. Veazie Genealogy, Ralph E Hillman, CG, Penobscot Press, Private Printing, Feb 2011.
841. Genealogy of the Families of Braintree, Mass. 1640-1850, Waldo Chamberlain Sprague - CD, NEHGS, Picton Press
944. Massachusetts, Quincy Vital and Church records, 1672-1870. (Online database:
945. Massachusetts, Quincy Vital Records of, to 1875. (Online database:
2852. Massachusetts, Braintree Records, Samuel A Bates, Esq., Town Clerk of Braintree, Mass., Daniel H Huxford, Printer, Randolph, Mass: 1886;
4047. New York Wills and Probate Records, 1659-1999;
4096. Massachusetts, Braintree Records of Christ Church (Braintree/Quincy, Mass.), Mayflower Descendant, Vol 35, No 1 Jan 1985;