256. Jacob Prouty733,1048,1049 was born on 14 March 1715 in Massachusetts Colony, Plymouth Co., Scituate.729,1050 He was baptized on 21 April 1723 in Second Church of Scituate.1050,1051,1052 Adult Elizabeth Prouty Wife of Isaac Prouty was baptized April 7th 1723.
Isaac Prouty, Jacob Prouty, David Prouty, John Prouty, Caleb Prouty, Adam Prouty & John Prouty Children of Isaac and Elizabeth were baptized April 21st 1723.
He signed a will on 19 April 1781 in USA, Massachusetts, Worcester Co.. Probate Index of Worcester Co., MA
1790 PROUTY Jacob Spencer more Will 48140
Jacob died on 24 November 1789 at the age of 74 in USA, Massachusetts, Worcester Co., Spencer. He was buried at Old Spencer Cemetery in USA, Massachusetts, Worcester Co., Spencer.731,1053 Spencer Old Burying ground, Spencer, Mass., behind Congregational Church
Date Photo Taken: Aug. 2000, Owner: Louise Prouty
tombstone reads -
Born in Scituate. Mass.
March 14, 1714:
Moved to Spencer 1740;
Died Nov. 24, 1789,
aged 74 years.
Erected by Harvey Prouty, Grandson He was an adventurous young man. With his brother David he went to the frontier country. "Jacob Proute, husbandman , and David Proute, cordwainer, both of Scituate," bought of Caleb Torrey, of Scituate, January 13, 1737, "all the right or share of land which was granted by the General Court to the heirs of John Jouse as he was a soldier under the command of Captain Sylvester in the Canady Expedition Anno 1690"...they fullfilling the conditions of the same. [Hampshire County Deeds, M, 22.]
Jacob went with his brothers to the town of Leicester, in the portion which was afterward set off to form the town of Spencer. In 1740 he purchased lot 23 in the north-east part and built a house. His house was about a half mile east from where the house of Eli Prouty stood in 1908, but at that time only the cellar hole was discernable (Cutter 1790). To this house the following year he brought his bride, Anna Capen, and raised a large family. His children and those of his brothers became well known in Spencer. A Jacob and John Prouty are among the landowners in Spencer that are listed in 1771 as being a land-owner with rights to buying a pew at the congregational meeting house. These pews were appraised and sold to land-owners in order of their wealth. First rights of choosing a pew went to the person with the highest valued real estate, and so on.
Jacob lived a long life, dying November 24, 1789. In his will dated April 19, 1781, he made mention of five sons and five daughters all but one of whom outlived him. A monument has been erected to his memory in the cemetery at Spencer by a descendant, Harvey Prouty.
Anna Capen and Jacob Prouty were married on 8 December 1741 in Massachusetts Colony, Worcester Co., Spencer.735,1054,1055 also listed at Leicester,Worcester,Massachusetts
257. Anna Capen was born on 11 November 1724 in Massachusetts Colony, Suffolk Co., Dorchester.1056 She died in USA, Massachusetts, Worcester Co., Spencer. She has Ancestral File Number 1NWW-J9J.247
|Deborah Prouty1057,1058 was born on 19 October 1742 in Massachusetts Colony, Worcester Co., Spencer.729,1059 She died on 22 February 1795 at the age of 52 in USA, Massachusetts, Worcester Co., Spencer.1060|
|Phebe Prouty1057 was born on 23 July 1744 in Massachusetts Colony, Worcester Co., Spencer.729 Pheobe Prouty Harwood is Vernon Drake's 4th great-grandmother, if interested in this line contact him at email@example.com ,|
|Lydia Prouty1057 was born on 4 June 1747 in Massachusetts Colony, Worcester Co., Spencer.729|
|Anna Prouty1057 was born on 22 November 1748 in Massachusetts Colony, Worcester Co., Spencer.729,1061 She died on 8 October 1825 at the age of 76.1062|
|Samuel Prouty1057,1063 was born on 19 June 1750 in Massachusetts Colony, Worcester Co., Spencer.729,1063,1064 He died on 9 June 1819 at the age of 68 in USA, New Hampshire, Sullivan Co., Langdon.1063,1065,1066 "Samuel Proute of Spencer in the colony of Massachusetts Bay, yeoman," bought, for forty pounds, May 6, 1776, of "Willard Stevens of Brattleboro in the county of Cumberland in the Colony of New York" one hundred acres of land in the third division in Charlestown in the Province of New Hampshire.|
He removed to Langdon, N. H., wher he was one of the selectmen in 1793. "Dea. Samuel Prouty died June 9, 1819"
|Jacob Prouty Jr..|
|Hannah Prouty1057 was born on 15 August 1754 in Massachusetts Colony, Worcester Co., Spencer.729 She died on 13 September 1838 at the age of 84 in USA, Massachusetts, Worcester Co., Spencer.1067|
|Caleb Prouty1068 was born on 7 September 1756 in Massachusetts Colony, Worcester Co., Spencer.729,1068 "....was he the "Caleb Prouty, Junior" (i.e., the younger) who married at Scituate, February 26, 1795, "Resign Hatch"?|
He was remembered in the will of his father in 1781.
He served in Capt. Joel Green's company, Col. Ebenezer Learned's regiment, from May 6 to August 1, then to October, 1775; also enlisted for three years in Capt. Holden's company, Colonel Nixon's regiment, Continental Army, March 12, 1777; ws one of the men "who had not been absent except on furlough," etc., certified to at camp near Peekskill, February 16, 1779; also, in returns for clothing and pay accounts for service; reported discharged March 12, 1780.
|Lucy Prouty1057 was born on 7 September 1756 in Massachusetts Colony, Worcester Co., Spencer. birthdate not given, but twin of Caleb She was baptized on 12 September 1756. She died soon.|
|Joshua Prouty1069 was born on 18 May 1759 in Massachusetts Colony, Worcester Co., Spencer.729,1068 He served in the military American Revolution about 1778.93 The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 31|
Miss Emily G. Prouty.
DAR ID Number: 30899
Born in Chesterfield, New Hampshire.
Descendant of Joshua Prouty and of Lieut. Edward Glover of Massachusetts.
Daughter of Ira French Prouty, M. D., and Emily Field Babcock, his wife.
Granddaughter of Williard Prouty and Sally French, his wife; Lemuel Babcock and Margaret Preston Houk Glover, his wife.
Gr.-granddaughter of Samuel Prouty and Miriam Stevens, his wife; Edward Glover and Hannah Houk, his wife.
Gr.-gr.-granddaughter of Joshua Prouty and Molly Muzzey, his wife; Edward Glover and Hannah Fifield, his wife.
Edward Glover, (1743-1804), served as second lieutenant 1775 and as lieutenant 1778. He was on duty on Long Island and at Fort Clinton, under different commands. He was born in Dorchester, Mass., where he died.
Joshua Prouty, (1759-1838), served as a private in the Worcester county militia and in 1832 was placed on the pension roll. He was born in Spencer, Mass., where he died.
He died on 24 March 1838 at the age of 78 in USA, Massachusetts, Worcester Co., Spencer.1068,1070 Joshua was buried at Old Spencer Cemetery in USA, Massachusetts, Worcester Co., Spencer.1053 Inscription:
A Revolutionary Soilder He resided at Spencer. He served in the Revolutionary War.
|Nathan Prouty731,1057 was born on 22 October 1761 in Massachusetts Colony, Worcester Co., Spencer.729,1071 He signed a will on 19 November 1836.1071 proved February, 1845, remembered all his large family He died on 23 December 1844 at the age of 83 in USA, Massachusetts, Worcester Co., Spencer.1071 Research from Louisa Prouty -|
1_Varney b. 1787 d. 14 March 1875 Mentor, Ohio
m. 17 Feb. 1832 Harritte G. Mitchelson d. 23 June 1833
m.2 Hannah d. 2 June 1874 age 50yrs.
( -children Ellen E. m. Lucius H. Carpenter; Royal d. , Anna M. and Nathan b. 9 June 1846 d. 31 Oct 1894),
2__Jacob V. b. 1789 Spencer Mass, d. Thurs. 29 Dec. 1870
m. Selima b. 1 June 1802 d. 27 Jan 1881
Child Edward V. b. 18 May 1824 d. 12 March 1887
m.21 Sept. 1857 Betsey Ann Woodruff b. 30 April 1833 d. 23 April 1900d/o Willis and Isabella (children Willis E. d. 22 April 1934 and Harry W.)
3__and Elias (children:Marie
Harriet and still working on this..)
|Mercy Prouty1057 was born on 14 September 1763 in Massachusetts Colony, Worcester Co., Spencer.729|