Husband: Joseph Gillson (1 2)
Born: about 1635 in MA
Married: 10 Nov 1661 in Chelmsford, Middlesex, MA
Died: 1676 in Concord, Middlesex, MA
Father: Thomas Gilson, Gleason
Mother: >>>
Wife: Mary Cooper (3)
Born: 1641 in MA
Father: Timothy Cooper
Mother: Elizabeth
01 (M): Joseph Gillson (4)
Born: 08 Jan 1667 in Groton, Middlesex, MA
Died: 20 Aug 1735 in Groton, Middlesex, MA
Spouses: Hepsibah
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Joseph Gillson:


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Joseph Gilson was born about 1637, probably in Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

He was married in Chelmsford, Middlesex County, to Mary Cooper (Caper) on November 10, 1661. [1] [5]

They had relocated to Groton by March, 1665/6, where he was listed as one of the original proprietors, and lived there until about 1675, when Indian troubles in Groton caused them to return to Concord. [3] [4]

Joseph died in Concord in April 1676. [2] [3]



[1] Massachusetts Town & Vital Records 1620-1988; Chelmsford Marriages, page 34

[2] Middlesex County Probate Index; # 9167, Inventory, 1676

[3] North American Famly Histories: Genealogy of the Gillson and Jillson Families, Joseph Gilson Chapter

[4] History of the Town of Groton

[5] NEHGC Register, volume 057 (1897); Chelmsford Marriages, page 308

Vital Records of Chelmsford, Massachusetts

  1. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints,, AFN:KGX9-MX.

    Joseph Gilson
    Born about 1635 in Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts [uncertain]
    Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
    [sibling(s) unknown]
    Husband of Mary (Cooper) Gilson — married 10 Nov 1661 in Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts
    DESCENDANTS descendants
    Father of Mary (Gilson) Kemp, Timothy Gilson, Joseph Gilson, Sarah Gilson, Anna Gilson and John Gilson
    Died about Apr 1676 in Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts

  3. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints,, AFN:KGX9-N4.
  4. Ibid., AFN:KGXH-TS.
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