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Lieut. Robert Twelves

Male about 1620 - 1697  (~ 77 years)


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  • Name Robert Twelves 
    Prefix Lieut. 
    Born about 1620  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 March 1696/7  Braintree, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Robert Twelves (also spelled Tuells or Twells) of Braintree, was one of the petitioners for a grant of what Savage calls ‘did not belong to our government honestly to give (the region possessed by Gorton and his fellow misbelievers) in Oct. 1645.’ He was freeman 1663, ensign 1671, lieutenant 1684. His will of 18 Mar 1697, proved 6 May 1698 shows that Mary had another husband Mr Clarke, and that three then unmarried daughters were Hannah, Sarah, and Abigail.

      It has been suggested that John was the son of Robert & Judith (Wyles) Twelves, of Cambridge and Braintree, England. [2]
    Person ID I24876  Schirado
    Last Modified 13 August 2005 

    Family/Spouse Martha Brackett,   b. about 1636, Sudbury, Suffolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 July 1716, Braintree, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Married 22 November 1655  Boston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
    +1. Mary Twelves,   b. 5 October 1656, Braintree, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. about 1700  (Age 43 years)
     2. Martha Twelves,   b. 17 December 1658, Braintree, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 March 1658/9, Braintree, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Martha Twelves,   b. 16 June 1660, Braintree, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. after 1700  (Age > 41 years)
     4. Rachel Twelves,   b. 3 October 1662, Braintree, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 February 1691, Braintree, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
     5. Peter Twelves,   b. 10 October 1664, Braintree, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Sarah Twelves,   b. about 1670, Braintree, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 June 1709, Braintree, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years)
     7. John Twelves,   b. about 1672, Braintree, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Hannah Twelves,   b. 21 September 1673, Braintree, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Abigail Twelves,   b. 28 July 1677, Braintree, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F18099  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S417] Peter Brackett of Braintree and Boston, with notes on his daughter Sarah (Brackett) (Shaw) (Benjamin) Jimmerson, Gale Ion Harris.

    2. [S9] Joseph Savage, (Little Brown, Boston, 1860).


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