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Edmund Weld

Male 1695 - 1748  (52 years)


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  • Name Edmund Weld 
    Born 23 June 1695  Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Joiner 
    Died 13 June 1748  Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Eliot Burying Ground, Roxbury Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Lot: B208
    Notes 
    • From Charles Frederick Robinson’s Weld Collections:
      Edmund was a landed man of considerable importance, as shown by his inventory, and is called ‘gentleman’ in the records. His possessions included ‘mansion house, barn and shop (he was a ‘Joyner’), home lot of three acres in Roxbury near Mr. John Greaton’s, prized £75; four acres with barn thereon, late the estate of Mr. William Denison, prized £225; ten acres of upland and meadow on the north-west side of the highway in Roxbury near Capt. Dorr’s, prized £325; seven acres of upland and meadow near the tide mill in Roxbury, prized £150; one undivided fifth part of three acres of salt meadow in Roxbury, prized £7 10 s.; ten and one half acres in Roxbury lying at a place called Holliston, part upland, part meadow, £180; eight acres of woodland near Capt. Joseph Weld’s in Roxbury, £ 80;’ added to this land there was personal estate enough to bring the total to £ 1614 16 s 11 1/2 d. As he made no will, the settlement of the eatate presented some difficulties, which were finally settled by his two sons Samuel and Edmund buying out the other children at £84 8s 5d apice, their mother to hav ethe right of dower; and after her death, they were to pay each haer £42 4s 1 1/2 d more. The right in the training field, over which tere was dispute with the town of Roxbury, was bought from the other heirs by Joseph 22 Feb 1760.

      Administration letters granted 26 Jul 1748 to widow Clemence and son Samuel. [2]
    Person ID I21108  Schirado
    Last Modified 29 May 2012 

    Father Edmund Weld,   b. 29 September 1659, Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. July 1748, Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth White,   b. about 1667, Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 December 1721, Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years) 
    Married 10 November 1687  Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F13813  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Clemence Dorr,   b. 17 July 1700, Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 December 1766, Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 8 July 1725  Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
    +1. Samuel Weld,   b. 14 April 1726, Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1773, Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
    +2. Elizabeth Weld,   b. 30 October 1727, Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. Edmund Weld,   b. 12 January 1728/9, Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +4. Dorothy Weld,   b. 7 April 1730, Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 August 1798  (Age 68 years)
    +5. Joseph Weld,   b. 30 October 1732, Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 September 1765, Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
    +6. Edward Weld,   b. 5 February 1734, Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 February 1809, Boston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     7. Clemence Weld,   b. about 1736,   d. September 1799, Boston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years)
    Family ID F13849  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S25] Roxbury Vital Records.

    2. [S314] Charles Frederick Robinson, (Ann Arbor, 1938, with corrections and additions 1939).


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