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Lieut. Gershom Flagg

Male 1641 - 1690  (49 years)


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  • Name Gershom Flagg 
    Prefix Lieut. 
    Born 16 April 1641  Watertown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation tanner 
    Died 6 July 1690  Lee, Stafford County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Gershom was the eldest son of Thomas Flagg. He was admitted freeman 27 May 1674, went to Woburn about 1668, and lived in the center of the village.

      “In 1673 Gershom had his dwelling-house, and tanning establishments, with about an acre of land attached, in High Street [in Woburn], near the site of the first meeting-house, having Rev. Mr. Carter’s house on the West, the Old Burying Place on the East, and the Training Field on the South. ... Lieut. Gershom Flagg was killed, with Wiswall his captain and others, by the Indians at Wheelwright’s Pond, in the town of Lee, NH, 6 Jul 1690.” [1, 3]
    Person ID I17854  Schirado
    Last Modified 29 May 2004 

    Father Thomas Flagg,   b. about 1617, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 February 1697/8, Watertown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Mother Mary,   b. say 1620, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. between 30 December 1702 and 21 April 1703, Watertown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Family ID F12592  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Hannah Leffingwell,   b. 6 January 1646, Woburn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 March 1724, Woburn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 15 April 1668  Woburn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
    +1. Gershom Flagg,   b. 10 March 1669, Woburn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 July 1724, Woburn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
    +2. Col. Eleazer Flagg,   b. 1 August 1670, Woburn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 July 1726, Woburn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
    +3. John Flagg,   b. 25 May 1673, Woburn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. before 19 December 1732, Boston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 59 years)
    +4. Hannah Flagg,   b. 12 March 1675, Woburn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 March 1724, Killingly, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     5. Thomas Flagg,   b. 22 June 1677, Woburn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 June 1677, Woburn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +6. Ebenezer Flagg,   b. 21 December 1678, Woburn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 July 1746, Woburn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     7. Abigail Flagg,   b. 8 January 1681, Woburn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 February 1768, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    +8. Mary Flagg,   b. 2 February 1683, Woburn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. before November 1743  (Age < 60 years)
     9. Thomas Flagg,   b. 19 April 1685, Woburn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. about 1748, Boston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     10. Benoni Flagg,   b. 19 August 1687, Woburn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 August 1687, Woburn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Family ID F12943  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S44] Henry Bond.

    2. [S155] Samuel Sewall, (Boston: Wiggin & Lunt, 1868).

    3. [S334] Charles Willman Parks, (1922).


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