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Hannah Prentiss of Middlesex Co., MA

Hannah Prentiss of Middlesex Co., MA
By Linus Joseph Dewald Jr., Editor
Spring 2006 and Revised 11 Feb 2006

Introduction: We noticed the following information in our Massachusetts Marriages article and in Ancestry.com. It also appears in Ancestry.com . So far we have have not been able to confirm her ancestry.

1. Hannah Prentiss (or Prentice) was likely b. c. 1756 and probably in Middlesex Co., MA. She d. 9 Jan 1791, the year before 1792 when her husband remarried.

She m. Elijah Breck on 7 May 1789 in Middlesex Co., MA. He was b. 20 Jul 1753 in Sherborn, Middlesex Co., MA and d. 26 Jun 1795. He was the son of Elijah Breck and Sarah Hill (per IGI). Ancestor Charts for Elijah Breck can be found at Ancestry.com .

After Hannah Prentice d., Elijah m., as his 2nd wife, Mary Pratt on 6 Feb 1792. Mary was b. in Sherborn, MA.

Who are Hannah Prentice's Parents?

Although not yet confirmed, it seems likely that she is the dau. of Nathaniel Prentice and Abigail Ware of Sherborn, Middlesex Co., MA, who are #27 in our eBook on Henry Prentice. She was b. 11 Jun 1755 and probably in Sherborn, only 2 years after Elijah Breck.

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