Descendants of Samuel Sturtevant

(1) Samuel Sturtevant, the immigrant ancestor of the family, was at Plymouth, Mass., as early as May 3, 1642; married in Plymouth in 1643, to Ann (surname unknown).

ISSUE:

  1. Ann, b. June 4, 1647.
  2. John, b. Oct. 17, 1650.
  3. (2) Samuel, Jr., b. April 19, 1654; d. April 21, 1736.
  4. Hannah, b. Sept. 4, 1658.
  5. John, b. Sept. 4, 1655.
  6. James, b. Feb. 11, 1660.
  7. Joseph, b. July 16. 1666.
  8. Mary, b. Dec. 7 , 1668.
  9. Lydia, b. Dec. 13, 1670.

(2) Dacon Samuel Sturtevant, Jr., b. April 19, 1654: d. April 21. 1736. His will is recorded at Plymouth Probate Court 1736, as of Halifax, Mass., in which he mentions his wife, Elizabeth, and children, but the records do not give many of the dates of deaths or marriages. Married Elizabetht 1676 (surname unknown).

ISSUE

  1. William b.1678.
  2. Marcy, b. 1680.
  3. Samuel, b. 1682; m. Mary Price, Jan. 20, 1706.
  4. Hannah, b. 1684.
  5. Nehimiah, b. 1686.
  6. James, b.1688.
  7. Josiah, b. 1690.
  8. John, b. Feb. 10, 1692.
  9. (3) Moses, b. June 15, 1695.

(3) Moses Sturtevant of Wareham, Mass., b. June 15, 1695; m. Elizabeth Howell, June 16, 1720, daughter of Thos. Howell of Mansfield, Mass.

ISSUE

  1. Abigail, b. 1721.
  2. Joseph, b. 1723.
  3. Moses, b. 1725.
  4. Marcy, b. 1729.
  5. (4) Consider, b. April 5, 1733; d. Feb. 10, 1805.

(4) Consider Sturtevant of Wareham, Mass., served as a soldier during the Revolutionary War, as Private in Capt. Nathaniel Hammond’s Company; enlisted July 17, 1775; Company stationed at Wareham and Rochester for defence of the sea-coast. Discharged Dec. 23, 1775. Re-enlisted in Capt. Timothy Child’s Company, Capt. David Wells Regiment. Raised May 10, 1777, for service at Ticonderoga. (See ‘Mass. Soldiers and Sailors Revolutionary War, Vol. XV, Pages 223 and 226; also Landmarks of Plymouth). Married Dec. 7, 1758, Ann Bessee of Wareham, Mass., born’ July 6, 1730; died May 1, 1795, a direct descendant of Anthony Bessee, who was born in England. His will is recorded in Sandwich, Mass., Feb. 10, 1656.

ISSUE

  1. Nathan, b. Nov. 3, 1759.
  2. Sylvia, b. Nov. 19, 1761; m. Robt. Francis Cramer, Oct. 20, 1785.
  3. Abagail, b. Feb. 15, 1764.
  4. Gamiel, b. Sept. 12, 1767; m. Hannah Curtis, moved to Wayne, Me., then to Dexter, Me., where he lived until 83 years old.
  5. Patience, b. July 22, 1769.
  6. (5) Consider, b. Jan. 10, 1779.

(5) Consider Sturtevant of Wareham, Mass., born Jan. 10, 1779; died at Winthrop, Me., July 26. 1841; married Nov. 24, 1802, at Nantucket, Mass., Catherine (Pease) Kelley, daughter of John and Judith (Pease) Kelley. Catherine Pease was born at Nantucket. Jan. 12, 1778; died at Winthrop, Me., May 1, 1840. (See Catherine (Pease) Kelley Genealogy hereto attached).

ISSUE:

  1. George, b. Oct. 28. 1803; m. Sarah Carnes (no further record).
  2. (6) Noah, b. March 12, 1805; d. Dec. 11. 1551; m. Angeline Cole.
  3. Albert, b. Oct. 6, 1806; d. Mav 28, 1886.
  4. Newell, b. March 8, 1808; m. Hannah Farrell (no further record).
  5. Lewiza W., b. Jan. 24, 1810: m. Benj. C. Gardner.
  6. Lewis AV., b. Dec. 10, 1811; m. Mary H. Leggett.
  7. Warren B., b. Aug. 30.1813: d. Nov. 14.1827 (no further record).
  8. Leonard, b. Aug. 31, 1815; m. Mary V. Wheelock.
  9. Judith Emily, b. Aug. 10, 1817; m. Daniel Chandler (no further record).

(6) Noah Sturtevant, born March 12, 180; died Dec. 11, 1861; married June 15, 1830, Angeline Cole of Winthrop, Me.

ISSUE:

  1. Angie N., (7) b. Dec. 12. 1832; m. first James B. Allen, June 1852. They had one child, Elizabeth (8), married Artemus Holmes of New York. Angie married second. Aaron Allen (no issue).
  2. Henry G. (7), b. East Boston. Dec. 5. 1840; m. Charlotte P. Kittredge of Fair Haven, Vt. ISSUE:
    1. Cullen K. (8), b. April 3, 1842: m. Emily LaMotte.
    2. Faith M. (8), b. St. Louis, Mo.
  3. Lydia (7), daughter of Noah and Angeline (Cole) Sturtevant, m. Thomas H. Riley. Their children were:
    1. Lena (8), who married Wm. J. Curtis, a prominent lawyer in New York City, of the firm of Sullivan & Cromwell.
    2. Thomas Riley (8), of Auburn, Me., married Elizabeth Forsyth Whitmore (widow).

(6) Albert Sturtevant, son of Consider (5) and Catherine (Kelley) Sturtevant, born Oct. 6, 1806; died May 28, 1886; married Jan. 1, 1833, Eunice Height of Scarboro, Me. She was born April 1811; died in Boston, Mass., Nov. 25, 1890.

ISSUE:

  1. (7) William Lewis, b. Nov. 22, 1833, Winthrop, Me.; d. March 31, 1891, Boston, Mass.William Lewis Sturtevant was educated in the public schools and Kent’s Hill Academy at Winthrop, Maine. Then entered the employ of his uncle, Noah Sturtevant, who was one of Boston’s largest dealers in lumber with wharf planing mills in East Boston. Later he established himself in the lumber business on Border Street, East Boston, where he remained until his death in 1891. He was a man of large affairs, President of the First Ward National Bank, Trustee of East Boston Savings Bank, Director East Boston Gas Company, large owner and Director of the Eastern Steamship Company, and many other Corporations. Married March 28, 1855, Martha Stevens, daughter of Thurston Whiting Stevens, Winthrop. Me. (See Stevens Genealogy.)ISSUE:
    1. Albert (8), b. in East Boston, Jan. 4, 1856; d. Boston, Oct. 31, 1880; m. June 5, 1878, Ada Louise Eliot of Reading, Mass. They had two children, Roy and Alberta.
    2. Fannie (8), b. in East Boston, June 4, 1858; m. Feb. 18, 1880, Frederick O. Woodruff. (See Woodruff Genealogy.)

      ISSUE:

      1. Lewis Sturtevant Woodruff (9), b. Boston, Jan. 5, 1881; m. May 25, 1904, Mildred Hoyt of Greenfield, Mass., daughter of Chas. C. and Maria (Pennell) Hoyt.

    ISSUE:

    1. Chamberlain Hoyt Woodruff (10), b. in Brookline, Mass., . Feb. 4, 1905.
    2. Lewis Sturtevant Woodruff, Jr. (10), b. Dec. 27, 1908, in Newton Center, Mass.
  2. Lewis Sturtevant Woodruff (9) married second wife, Adelia Johnson Gates (widow), June 28, 1916, at Lexington, Mass.ISSUE:
    1. Martha Frances (10), b. Arlington, Mass., May 26, 1917.
    2. Frederick Scott (10) Second, b. Arlington, Mass., Aug. 6, 1918.
  3. Albert William Woodruff (9), son of Frederick O. and Fannie (Sturtevant) Woodruff, b. Boston, April 2, 1882. See Woodruff Genealogy.
  4. Frederick Scott Woodruff (9), son of Frederick O. and Fannie (Sturtevant) Woodruff, b. Boston, May 8, 1887. (See Woodruff Genealogy.)
  • Anna H. (7), daughter of Albert (6) and Eunice (Height) Sturtevant, b. August 17, 1841, at Winthrop, Me.; m. June 6, 1860, Chas. Kittredge Wells.ISSUE:
    1. Harry M. Wells (8), b. April 7, 1863; m. Lillie F. Leslie of Chelsea, Mass., Nov. 24, 1886.
    2. William H. Wells (8), b. March 28, 1868; m. Oct. 1895, Emma L. Pomeroy of Brooklyn, N. Y.
  • Newell (7), son of Albert (6) and Eunice (Height) Sturtevant, b. Feb. 7, 1844; d. March 3, 1891; m. Helen C. Strickland of Springfield, Ill.ISSUE:
    1. Edward Lewis (8), h. in Boston, 1893; m. une 16, 1909, Ethel Lee Green.

Lewiza (6), daughter of Consider (5) and Catherine (Kelley) Sturtevant, b. Jan. 24. 1810; m. Captain Benj. C. Gardner. They had one child:

  1. Kate Louise, b. March 28, 1841; d. Oct. 30, 1,995, who married John Prince Putnam, Nov. 10, 1865. Their child Lucy Alice, b. Sept. 1, 1866, Winthrop, Me.

Lewis W. (6), son of Consider (5) and Catherine (Kelley) Sturtevant, b. Dec. 10, 1811; m. April 9, 1&10. at 27 Rose Street. New York City, Mary Haight Leggett, daughter of Jos. and Elizabeth Jenkins Leggett.

ISSUE:

  1. Thomas L. (7), b. in New York, Jan. 13, 1841; m. Sept. 12, 1862, Laura Emerson Heaton, daughter of George and Sarah Emerson (Watts) Heaton of Boston, Mass.ISSUE:
    1. Edith L. (8), b. in Boston, Sept. 9, 1866; m. Oct. 24, 1885, Harry Winthrop Weeks of Framingham, Mass., son of George H. and Martha (Hemenway) Weeks.
    2. Joseph Lewis (8), b. May 6, 1875, unmarried.
    3. Lawrence H. (8), b. Jan. 21, 1877; m. April 20, 1905, Florence Emery, daughter of Johnathan Henry and Ellen D. Emery of Quincy, Mass.ISSUE:
      1. Laura Emery (9), b. March 25, 1906.
  2. Edward Lewis, M. D. (7), son of Lewis W. and Mary (Leggett) Sturtevant, married firstly, March 9, 1864, Mary Elizabeth Mann, daughter of Harriette (Sanford) and Ariel Warren Mann of Dover Street, Boston, Mass.; married secondly, Oct. 22, 1883, his sister-in-law, Hattie Mann.ISSUE BY FIRST MARRIAGE:
    1. Grace (8), b. May 18, 1865, in Boston, Mass.
    2. Hattie (8), b. March 24, 1867, at Framingham, Mass.; m. Jan. 16, 1896, Richard Lawrence Everit of New Haven, Ccnn.. son of Richard Mansfield and Mary Talman (Lawrence) Everit.ISSUE:
      1. Richard Sturtevant Everit (9). b. June 11, 1897, at Framingham. Mass.
      2. Thomas Joseph (8), son of Edward Lewis and Elizabeth (Mann) Sturtevant, b. Dec. 16, 1869, at Framingham, Mass.; unmarried. Resident at WW’elleslev Farms, Mass.
      3. Edward Lewis, Jr. (8), son of Edward L. and Elizabeth (Mann) Sturtevant, b. Jan. 25, 1875, at Framingham, Mass.; m. May 21. 1902, May Louise Edwards of Boston, daughter of Louise Deborrah (Lincoln) and George Henry Edwards.

    ISSUE BY SECOND MARRIAGE:

  1. Edward Lewis and Hattie (Mann) Sturtevant Robert S. (8), b. Dec. 31, 1889.

Leonard (6), son of Consider (5) and Catherine (Kelley) Sturtevant, m. Mary V. Wheelock. Their only child, Mary (7), b. Feb. 2. 1856; m. June 25, 1878, Harry Dwight Wiggin, b. April 30, 1856, d. Sept. 4, 1922.

ISSUE:

  1. Harry D. (8), b. Sept.5, 1879, m. Edith S. Shattuck of Newton, Mass., June 9, 1915. She died Sept. 30, 1921. They had one child. Edith B., b. Sept. 25, 1921. He graduated from Harvard Class 1900, Harvard Law School 1902.
  2. Francis (8), b. June 13, 1884; m. Ashton File of Beckley. Va.ISSUE
    1. Dwight, b. June 3, 1912, Newton, Mass.
    2. Mary Frances, b. March 18, 1918, Boston, Mass.


MLA Source Citation:

Mackenzie, George N. Woodruff Genealogy: Matthew Woodruff of Farmington, Conn. 1640-1, and ten generations of his descendants, together with genealogies of families connected through marriage : Abbe genealogy, Sturtevant genealogy, Stevens genealogy, Burke genealogy, briefs from Kelly, Franklin and Folger genealogies. Boston, MA: Everett Print. 1925. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 15 September 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/genealogy/descendants-of-samuel-sturtevant.htm - Last updated on Oct 20th, 2012

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