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Asaph Torrey Peterson[1, 2]

Male 1779 - 1863  (83 years)


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  • Name Asaph Torrey Peterson 
    Born 22 Mar 1779  Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    • Could have also been from E. Bridgewater.
    Gender Male 
    Census 1830  Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Enumeration: 00232001-01000001
    Census 1840  Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Enumeration - 000010001-00010001
      Living right around Asaph T are his sons Washington, Luther, and Asaph
    Census 29 Aug 1850  Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Luther and Washington live nearby, within a couple of houses.
    Census 25 Jun 1860  Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation shoemaker  [3
    Religion 1863  South Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    member of the Union Calvinistic Society 
    Died 12 Jan 1863  Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 8, 9
    Cause: from old age 
    • The administration of Asaph's estate shows that at the time of his death, his estate was less than $100 and that he died intestate.

      Of note in his inventory was a pew in the Union Calvinistic Society of South Abington.
    Person ID I8537  Scott Dickson's Family
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2018 

    Family Betsy Bates,   b. 8 Jul 1778, Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1860, Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 4 Aug 1803  Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 10, 11
    Children 
     1. Benjamin Peterson,   b. 11 Jul 1804, Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1825, Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
     2. Sally Peterson,   b. 13 Oct 1806, Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1806, Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Asaph Peterson,   b. 14 Apr 1808, Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Franklin Peterson,   b. 12 Mar 1811, South Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1901, Whitman, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     5. Washington Peterson,   b. 12 Mar 1811, South Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Luther Peterson,   b. 9 Dec 1813, Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Elbridge Peterson,   b. 1 Apr 1816, Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 12 Jan 1863  (Age < 46 years)
     8. Edward Bates Peterson,   b. 4 Sep 1818, Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Sally Peterson,   b. 27 Jun 1822, Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 7 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F3288  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Mar 1779 - Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Aug 1803 - Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1830 - Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1840 - Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 29 Aug 1850 - Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 25 Jun 1860 - Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - member of the Union Calvinistic Society - 1863 - South Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: from old age - 12 Jan 1863 - Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Maybe the son of Elijah - Peterson history says maybe. Worth looking more.

  • Sources 
    1. [S681] Massachusetts, Town Birth Records, 1620-1850, 4 July 2017; Vital Records of Abington, 1779, Asaph Torrey Peterson.

    2. [S1279] Massachusetts, Death Records, 1841-1915, 10 July 2017; Whitman, 28 Oct 1901, Franklin Peterson.

    3. [S1292] Peterson Family of Duxbury, Massachusetts, p. 25; 10 July 2017.

    4. [S1295] 1830 US Federal Census, Plymouth Co., MA, Abington; Page 386; Asaph T Peterson.

    5. [S1294] 1840 US Federal Census, Plymouth Co., MA, Abington; Page 152; Asaph T Peterson.

    6. [S682] 1850 US Federal Census, Plymouth Co, MA, Abington; Page 415; Dwelling 449, Family 576; Asaph T Peterson.

    7. [S683] 1860 US Federal Census, Plymouth Co, MA, Abington; Page 105; Dwelling 693, Family 862; Asaph T Peterson.

    8. [S1364] Plymouth County, MA: Probate File Papers, 1686-1881, 9 January 2018; File 15739 - Asaph T. Peterson.

    9. [S1279] Massachusetts, Death Records, 1841-1915, 10 July 2017; Abington, 12 Jan 1863, Asaph T Peterson.

    10. [S1293] Massachusetts, Compiled Marriages, 1633-1850, 10 July 2017; Abington, 4 Aug 1803, Asaph T Peterson to Betsey Bates.

    11. [S1280] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, 10 July 2017; Abington, Town Records, 1747-1856, Vol 2, 17 Jul 1803, Asaph Torrey Peterson and Betsy Bates, Marriage.


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