Plymouth County Biographies

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Ephraim Morton

Ephraim Morton (1623-1693). Was born in 1623 during the voyage to America, on the Anne. Ephraim served in the council of war, was prominent in the militia, colonel of his regiment, deputy to the general court, and Deacon of the church. Was succeeded as Deacon by his son George. Died September 7, 1693.

Father: George Morton
Mother: Juliana/Julia Ann Carpenter
Spouse (1): Ann Cooper
Died: September 1, 1691, Plymouth, Plymouth, MA
Married: 18 Nov 1644, Plymouth, Plymouth, MA.

George d. August 2, 1727 Plymouth, Plymouth, MA
Ephraim b. Jan 27, 1648/9 Plymouth, Plymouth, MA
Rebecca b. March 15, 1651 Plymouth, Plymouth, MA; m. Samuel Wood
Josiah b. 1653 Plymouth, Plymouth, MA
Eleazer b. abt 1659 Plymouth, Plymouth, MA
Nathaniel b. abt 1657 Plymouth, Plymouth, MA
Mercy m. Henry Rickard
Thomas b. 1667
Patience b. abt 1645; Plymouth, Plymouth, MA. m John Nelson

Spouse (2): Mary Shelly, Widow of William Harlow.
Married: 18 Oct 1692 Plymouth, Plymouth, MA

Epitaphs from Burial Hill, Plymouth, Massachusetts, 1657-1892 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002. Original data: Kingman, Bradford., Brookline, MA, USA: New England Illustrated Historical Pub. Co., 1892
New England Families: Genealogical and Memorial", Vol 3; pages 1587
Genealogical Advertiser: A quarterly Magazine of Family History, Vol. I-4