Tuesday, July 12, 2011


Stone at Main Gate of Grove Hill Cemetery Waltham, Massachusetts

[Ancestral Link: Marguerite Anderson (Miller), daughter of Hannah Anderson (Anderson), daughter of Mary Margaret Edmiston (Anderson), daughter of Martha Jane Snow (Edmiston), daughter of Sarah Sawyer Hastings (Edmiston), daughter of Jonathan Hastings, son of Josiah Hastings, son of Thomas Hastings, son of Abigail Hammond (Hastings).]

John and Abigail Hammond Hasting, Grove Hill Cemetery, Waltham, Massachusetts

Birth: June 21, 1658
Death: April 7, 1718
Daughter of John Hammond and Abigail Salter Hammond.

Children: Abigail Hastings Warren, John Hastings Jr (whose first wife was Susannah Bemis Hastings), Elizabeth Hastings Mead (wife of Hopestill Mead), Hepzibah Hastings Shattuck Stearns (whose first husband was Nathaniel Shattuck), William Hastings, Samuel Hastings, Samuel Hastings, Joseph Hastings, and Thomas Hastings.

Parents: John Hammond (1626-1709) Abigail Salter Hammond (1623-1663)

Spouse: John Hastings (1654-1718)

Inscription: Here Lyes ye Body of Mrs Abigail Hastings wife to Mr John Hastings Aged 63 years Dec'd April 7 1717-18.(On the same tombstone with her husband).
Burial: Grove Hill Cemetery, Waltham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
found on findagrave.com - Find A Grave Memorial# 21278551

Abigal Hammond (1659-1718) ~~~~~
Abigail Hammond (1659-1718) ~~~~~
Added by MargaretMastor on 11 Apr 2007
Abigail HammondBirth: 21 Jun 1659, in Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.Death: 7 Apr 1718; age 58 years.Father: Lt. John Hammond, of Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.Mother: Abigail Salter Hammond, of Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.Married: John Hastings, b. 10 Jan 1697/1698, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. He was the son of Thomas Hastings and Margaret Cheney Hastings. John died 28 Mar 1718, in Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.Marriage: 18 Jun 1679, in Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Children of John Hastings and Abigail Hammond Hastings: 1. Samuel Hastings. He married Bethia Holloway 29 May 1719 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. 2. Abigail Hastings, b. 8 Dec 1679, in Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. She married John Warren, in Weston, Massachusetts. He was born 21 May 1678, in Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, the son of Capt. John Warren and Michal Jennison. John died 29 Jul 1726, in Weston, Middlesex, Massachusetts at age 48 years. Abigail died 19 Jul 1710, in Weston, Massachusetts' age 30 years. 3. John Hastings, b. about 1679-1681, in Watertown, Middlesex, County, Massachusetts. John's birth was not recorded. But he was the administrator of his father's estate. He married twice. Marriage 1: Susanna Bemis, on 2 Nov 1702, in Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Married 2: Sarah Fiske, on 8 Jan 1706. John died 1746/1747 in Lunenburg, Worcester County, Massachusetts; age 66 years of age. 4. Elizabeth Hastings, b. about 1685. in Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Baptized 4 Dec 1687. She married Hopestill Mead, on 22 Aug 1707, in Massachusetts. Elizabeth died in Waltham, Middlesex, County, Massachusetts. 5. Hepzibah Hastings, b. about 1687, in Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Baptized 4 Dec 1687. She married three times. Married 1: Nathaniel Shattuck, on 14 Apr 1714. He died 13 Jan 1717/1718. Married 2: Benjamin Stearns, of Lexington, on 6 Sep 1721, in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Hepzibah died after 1728. 6. William Hastings, b. 13 Jul 1690, in Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Baptized 13 Jul 1690. He married Abigail Simonds. William died 22 Nov 1723; age 33 years. His estate was adminstrated by his widow, Abigail.7. Samuel #1 Hastings. Died in infancy. 8. Samuel #2 Hastings, b. 8 Sep 1694/1695, in Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. (OR b. in Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts.) Baptized 10 Jul 1698. He married Bethia Holloway, 29 May 1719, in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Samuel died after 1736, in Waltham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. ******************************************************************DIRECT LINEAGE: 8. Thomas Hastings, b. 26 Sep 1697, in Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Baptized 10 Jul 1698. He married Sarah White 1717 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts. He was a cordwainer. Thomas died 14 May 1747, in Littleton, age 49 years. Inventory dated 14 Jul 1747; administered by his widow, Sarah. ******************************************************************9. Joseph Hastings, b. 1697/1698. (OR b. 7 Jan 1685, in Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.) Baptized 10 Jul 1698. He was a farmer. Married 1: Lydia Brown. Married 2: Martha Stearns. He died 23 Mar 1783, in Waltham; age 85 years.
found on ancestry.com

John & Abigail Hastings
John Hastings 2nd, son of Deacon Thomas and Margaret (Cheney) Hastings, born in Watertown, March 1st, 1654, married, June 18th, 1679, Abigail, dau. of Lieut. John and Abigail Hammond of Watertown, born June 21, 1656."In 1690 her father's assessment was the largest in town, and she received from his estate what in those early days of the Colony was called quite a property. Mr. Hastings's homestead was in that part of Water- town that, in 1737, was made a separate town, Waltham. In the old graveyard in that town is a gravestone bearing date of his death, March 28, 1717-8. Within ten days both had died, leaving eight children.From: Leonard R. Cutter: In memoriam. July 1, 1825-July 13, 1894By Agnes Elizabeth Cutter BigelowPublished by Priv. print., 1898
found on ancestry.com

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