Joseph, son of Thomas (2) Sawyer, was born about 1675. He died before March 31, 1739, when his eldest son Joseph deeded to his brothers Thomas. of Bolton, and Abner. of Lancaster. a quarter of his double share of the estate of his father, Joseph, but “not my right in the thirds.” Children, baptized together June 22, 1718, in the First Church of Lancaster: Joseph, married Tabitha Prescott; Sarah; Thomas, mentioned elsewhere; Abner, born 1711, married. April 8. 1736, Mary Miller; Aaron, died aged forty-three, (his name not given in the list of those baptized) ; Asenath; Mary.