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Edmund Pitts

Male - 1685


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  • Name Edmund Pitts 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation weaver 
    Died 13 May 1685  Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • From Lincoln’s History of Hingham:
      Edmund had a grant of land in Hingham 1637; although, according to reliable authority he did not become a redident [in Hingham] until 1639. Cushing’s manuscript, under the last mentioned date, says: ‘Edmond Pitts and his wife and child, and his brother Leonard Pitts and Adam Foulsham, came from Old Hingham and settled in New Hingham.’ HIs wife, whose christian name was Ann, died in Hingham 30 Nov. 1686. He died 13 May 1685. will dated 20 Apr. 1685, proved 26 May following. ‘Weaver.’ Freeman 13 May, 1640; selectman 1668, 1672, 1677, 1680, and 1681; was many years sexton of the church, and known in his advanced life as ‘Goodman Pitts.’ Resided on Town (North) St., nearly opposite Thaxter’s Bridge. [1]
    Person ID I64776  Schirado
    Last Modified 9 May 2013 

    Family/Spouse Ann [Pitts],   d. 30 November 1686, Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Ann Pitts,   b. about December 1644, Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 December 1698, Salisbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years)
    +2. Deborah Pitts,   b. 6 November 1651, Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 September 1729, Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +3. Mary Pitts,   b. about 1642, Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 September 1696, Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years)
    Family ID F44281  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S12] George Lincoln, et al., (published by the Town of Hingham, 1893).


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