Gregory Ancestors

Much of the information I have on the Gregory's was obtained through the book, Ancestors and Descendants of Henry Gregory; an excellent book on the Gregory family that can be purchased from Higginson Books. It can also be downloaded from the Genealogy.com website if you have a subscription to Family and Local Histories.

There are many differences of opinion when it comes to the very early Gregory's. The birth years I've listed for Generation Nos. 1 through 5 are what most researchers believe to be factual. I've seen some listings with a difference of up to 100 years for these particular Gregory's and truthfully I don't know for a fact which are really accurate. There are contradictions in the many books written about the Gregory's so I've just listed what the consensus of researchers have; therefore, you'll have to come to your own conclusions regarding the timeframe for these Gregory's. I believe the book, The Hickok Genealogy, explains the difference in birth years for the many early Gregory's. We start with Adam Gregory and leap to William Gregory, Adam's gr-gr-gr-gr-grandson. I don't know anything about the generations in between these two Gregory's but I'll keep looking.

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Generation No. 1

ADAM GREGORY was born sometime around 1315 in Asfordby, Leicestershire, England and died unknown in probably Lancashire, England. He married ADA ORMESTON, daughter of ADAM ORMESTON and ISABELLE. She was born unknown in Lancashire, England and died unknown in Lancashire, England.

Child of ADAM GREGORY and ADA ORMESTON is

  1. HUGH GREGORY, b. about 1341

Click here to read a brief biograghy about Adam Gregory that is taken from "Ancestors and Descendants of Henry Gregory" compiled by Grant Gregory.

In The Hickok Genealogy, the author states that ADAM GREGORY was the ancestor of WILLIAM GREGORY, but not his father as there was about 155 years between the two men.

Generation No. 6

WILLIAM GREGORY was born about 1470 in Highhurst, Lancashire, England and died 1502 in Highhurst, Lancashire, England. He married DOROTHY PARRE sometime between 1489-1499 in West Derby, Lancashire, England, daughter of HUGH PARRE and CONSTANCE TILDESLEY. She was born about 1478 in Kempenhough, Lancashire, England and died 1502 in Highhurst, Lancashire, England.

Notes for DOROTHY PARRE
DOROTHY PARRE was fourth cousin to KATHERINE PARRE, sixth wife of King Henry VIII.

Notes for WILLIAM GREGORY, DOROTHY PARRE and HUGH GREGORY
Supposedly, WILLIAM and DOROTHY both die in 1502. I think it's somewhat unusual that both husband and wife die in the same year at such young ages. DOROTHY could have died as a result of childbirth as her son, HUGH, is born about 1502. But what did WILLIAM die of? Or, is WILLIAM'S death year wrong?

Children of WILLIAM GREGORY and DOROTHY PARRE are:

  1. JOHN GREGORY, d. 1567; m. ANNA ANNESLOW de RODINGTON
  2. HUGH GREGORY, b. about 1502; d. 1520

Generation No. 7

HUGH GREGORY (WILLIAM GREGORY6) was born about 1502 in Highhurst, Lancashire, England and died 1520 in Highhurst, Lancashire, England. He married MARY. She was born about 1502 in Highhurst, Lancashire, England and died 1520 in Highhurst, Lancashire, England.

Children of HUGH GREGORY and MARY are:

  1. THOMAS GREGORY, b. about 1520; d. 1599
  2. ROBERT GREGORY

Generation No. 8

THOMAS GREGORY (HUGH GREGORY7) was born about 1520 in Highhurst, Lancashire, England and died 1599 in Sulney, Nottinghamshire, England. THOMAS was a farmer and grazier of Broughton Sulney. He married DOROTHY BEESTON, October 10, 1547 in Nottinghamshire, England, daughter of GEORGE BEESTON and ALICIA DAVENPORT. She was born about 1522 in Broughton, Nottinghamshire, England and died 1580 in Sulney, Nottinghamshire, England.

Children of THOMAS GREGORY and DOROTHY BEESTON are:

  1. THOMAS GREGORY, b. 1544
  2. JOHN GREGORY, b. about 1548; d. July 29, 1637
  3. HENRY GREGORY, b. about 1558
  4. DOROTHY GREGORY, b. about 1560

Generation No. 9

JOHN GREGORY (THOMAS GREGORY8) was born about 1548 in Nottinghamshire, England and died July 29, 1637 in Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut. He married ALICIA ALTON about 1579. She was born about 1554 in Nottinghamshire, England and died 1627 in Broughton-Sulney, Nottinghamshire, England.

Notes for JOHN GREGORY
Was mayor of Nottingham, 1571-1586

Children of JOHN GREGORY and ALICE ALTON are:

  1. MICHAEL GREGORY, b. 1581, Nottinghamshire, England; d. 1637; m. MARGERY MARSHALL
  2. WILLIAM GREGORY, b. January 1, 1583, Nottinghamshire, England; d. 1650; m. ANNE
  3. EDWARD GREGORY, b. 1587, Nottinghamshire, England
  4. HENRY GREGORY, b. January 14, 1589, Nottinghamshire, England
  5. ELIZABETH GREGORY, b. 1591, Nottinghamshire, England; d. 1612; m. MICHAEL SMALEY
  6. WINIFRED GREGORY, b. 1592, Nottinghamshire, England; d. December, 1614; buried December 20, 1614, St. Luke's Church, Upper Broughton, England

Generation No. 10

HENRY GREGORY (JOHN GREGORY9) was born January 14, 1589 in Nottinghamshire, England and died 1655 in Stratford, Connecticut. He married SARAH "GOODIE" before 1612. She died between 1640 and 1642.

Arrived in Boston about 1636. Moved to Springfield, Massachusetts about 1639 and later moved to Stratford, Connecticut.

Children of HENRY GREGORY and SARAH "GOODIE" are:

  1. JOHN GREGORY, b. between 1612-1615, Nottinghamshire, England; d. 1689
  2. JUDAH GREGORY, b. about 1618; m. SARAH BURT, April 20, 1643
  3. PERSIS (OR PERRY) GREGORY
  4. ELIZABETH GREGORY, d. January 24, 1680; m. RICHARD WEBB
  5. ANNE GREGORY, b. 1624/25, Nottinghamshire, England; Christened January 29, 1625, St. Peter's Parish, Nottingham; m. WILLIAM CROOKER
  6. TRIPHOSA GREGORY, died young
  7. WILLIAM GREGORY, b. June 27, 1630, Nottinghamshire, England; d. 1635; buried August 6, 1635
  8. ABIGAIL GREGORY, b. March 17, 1632; d. March 25, 1633

MICHAEL GREGORY (JOHN GREGORY9) was born 1581 in Nottinghamshire, England and died 1637 in Nottingham, England. He married MARGERY MARSHALL, February 4, 1603.

Children of MICHAEL GREGORY and MARGERY MARSHALL are:

  1. ROBERT GREGORY, christened in St. Peter's Church, Nottingham, England, June 4, 1604
  2. BRIDGET GREGORY, christened in St. Peter's Church, Nottingham, England, April 25, 1606
  3. JOHN GREGORY, christened in St. Peter's Church, Nottingham, England, February 7, 1607
  4. ANNE GREGORY, christened in St. Peter's Church, Nottingham, England, September 30, 1609
  5. CATHERINE GREGORY, christened in St. Peter's Church, Nottingham, England, November 1, 1611
  6. MICHAEL GREGORY, christened in St. Peter's Church, Nottingham, England, November 1, 1613
  7. WILLIAM GREGORY, christened in St. Peter's Church, Nottingham, England, October 25, 1615
  8. MARY GREGORY, christened in St. Peter's Church, Nottingham, England, February 8, 1617

WILLIAM GREGORY (JOHN GREGORY9) was born January 1, 1583 in Nottinghamshire, England and died 1650 in Notthingham, England. He married ANNE JACKSON, daughter of ADAM JACKSON. She was batized January 1, 1583/84 and died March 7, 1664.

Children of WILLIAM GREGORY and ANNE JACKSON are:

  1. JOHN GREGORY, christened in St. Mary's Church, Notthingham, England, February 25, 1605/06; m. ELIZABETH ALTON
  2. FRANCIS GREGORY, christened in St. Mary's Church, Nottingham, England, July 31, 1608; buried February 23, 1664/65; m. ANNE

ELIZABETH GREGORY (JOHN GREGORY9) was born 1591 in Nottinghamshire, England and died July, 1612 in Nottingham, England. She married MICHAEL SMALEY, September 16, 1611.

Notes for ELIZABETH GREGORY
ELIZABETH died giving birth to her twin daughters. The twins were christened and the mother was buried July 12, 1612.

Children of ELIZABETH GREGORY and MICHAEL SMALEY are:

  1. ELIZABETH SMALEY, b. July, 1612
  2. MARGARET SMALEY, b. July, 1612

Generation No. 11

JOHN GREGORY, SR. (HENRY GREGORY10) was born between 1612 and 1615, Nottinghamshire, England and died 1689, Norwalk, Connecticut. He married SARAH before 1639.

Notes for JOHN GREGORY, SR.
The following was written by Nareen Lake and was found on the Find A Grave website.

The son of my ancestors, HENRY & "GOODIE" GREGORY, the name of his wife was "Sarah". John probably came with his parents to New England in the early 1630's. He is in the records of New Haven, New Haven Colony by 1639, and was assigned the 8th seat in the middle section of the meeting house on March 10, 1646 in New Haven. In 1644, he was admitted to the New Haven Court. His sons, Joseph & Thomas were baptized in New Haven in 1646 and 1648, resp. He was a shoemaker, as was his father, and testified on behalf of his father in 1647.

About 1653 to 1655, his family removed to Norwalk. He was a representative for Norwalk to the General Court in Hartford for several years. "John Griggorie, Sr and John Griggorie, Junr." were on the list of Freemen of Norwalk.

His will was written August 15, 1689 and witnessed by Thomas Benedict, naming his wife, Sarah and sons-in-law, John & James Benedict (Thomas' sons).

Children of JOHN GREGORY, SR. and SARAH are:

  1. JOHN GREGORY, JR., b. 1639, New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut
  2. JACHIN GREGORY, b. 1641, New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut
  3. JUDAH GREGORY, b. 1643, New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut
  4. JOSEPH GREGORY, b. July 25, 1645, New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut
  5. THOMAS GREGORY, b. 1648, New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut; m. ELIZABETH PARDEE
  6. PHEBE GREGORY, b. 1650, New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut; d. 1749; m. JOHN BENEDICT, November 11, 1670
  7. SARAH GREGORY, b. December 3, 1652, New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut; m. JAMES BENEDICT, May 10, 1676

JUDAH GREGORY (HENRY GREGORY10) was born about 1618 in England and died before September 4, 1649 (when his widow remarried). He married SARAH BURT, June 20, 1643, daughter of HENRY BURT and ULALIA/EULALIA MARCHE. She was born about 1620 in Harberton, Devon, England and died after 1707.

Children of JUDAH GREGORY and SARAH BURT are:

  1. SARAH GREGORY, b. about 1644
  2. SAMUEL GREGORY, b. about 1646
 

ANNE GREGORY (HENRY GREGORY10) was born about 1625 in Nottinghamshire, England and died between 1686 and 1714 in New York. She married (1) WILLIAM CROOKER, who died about 1660, then married (2) JOHN ROGERS about 1669.

Children of ANNE GREGORY and WILLIAM CROOKER are:

  1. HANNAH CROOKER, m. (1) MOSES FORMAN (who deserted her); (2) JOSEPH WEEKES
  2. JOSEPH CROOKER
  3. WILLIAM CROOKER, d. March 5, 1686
  4. MERCY CROOKER, m. SAMUEL RUSCOE

Generation No. 12

JOHN GREGORY, JR. (JOHN GREGORY11) was born between 1638 and 1640 in New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut and died about 1720, Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut. He married ELIZABETH MOULTHROP, October 18, 1663. She was born 1638 in England.

Children of JOHN GREGORY, JR. and ELIZABETH MOULTHROP are:

  1. ELIZABETH GREGORY, b. January 1665; m. probably THOMAS LUPTON
  2. SARAH GREGORY, b. December 1667; m. probably JOHN BOUTON, JR.
  3. JONATHAN GREGORY, b. June 1671
  4. ABIGAIL GREGORY, b. June 1672; m. probably JOSEPH BIRCHARD
  5. MARY GREGORY, b. December 1674
  6. JOSEPH GREGORY I, b. 1676
  7. JOHN GREGORY III, b. 1677

JACHIN GREGORY (JOHN GREGORY11) was born between 1640 and 1642 in New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut and died about 1697. He married MARY.

Children of JACHIN GREGORY and MARY are:

  1. MARY GREGORY, b. December 5, 1669; m. JOSEPH BOUTON
  2. THOMAS GREGORY, b. January 17, 1672/73
  3. SAMUEL GREGORY, b. March 10, 1675/76; d. September 1699
  4. SARAH GREGORY, b. September 15, 1678; d. before 1723; m. JOHN SEYMOUR
  5. MATTHEW GREGORY, b. December 17, 1680
  6. JACHIN GREGORY II, b. May 10, 1682; d. 1747/48, Fairfield County, Connecticut; m. WAIT TAYLOR

JUDAH GREGORY (JOHN GREGORY11) was born about 1643 in New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut and died about 1733 in Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut. He married HANNAH HOYT, October 20, 1664, daughter of WALTER HOYT and ELIZABETH.

Children of JUDAH GREGORY and HANNAH HOYT are:

  1. HANNAH GREGORY, b. September 24, 1665
  2. JOHN GREGORY, b. March 14, 1668
  3. PERSIS GREGORY, b. February 22, 1671; m. JAMES CROFUT
  4. JOSEPH GREGORY, b. July 16, 1674
  5. LYDIA GREGORY, b. January 9, 1676
  6. JOSIAH GREGORY, b. July 13, 1679
  7. BENJAMIN GREGORY, March 26, 1682

THOMAS GREGORY (JOHN GREGORY11) was born about 1648 in New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut and died November, 1693 in Connecticut. He married ELIZABETH PARDEE, December 25, 1679, daughter of GEORGE PARDEE and MARTHA MILES. She was born June 10, 1660 in Connecticut and died unknown. ELIZABETH married (2) JOHN OLMSTEAD and (3) EPHRAIM LOCKWOOD.

Children of THOMAS GREGORY and ELIZABETH PARDEE are:

  1. MARTHA GREGORY, b. April 30, 1680; d. before May 1, 1707
  2. EBENEZER GREGORY, b. October 27, 1683
  3. PHEBE GREGORY, b. November 1686; m. THOMAS HURLBUTT
  4. RACHEL GREGORY, b. May, 1691
  5. THOMAS GREGORY, b. December 29, 1693; d. an infant

PHEBE GREGORY (JOHN GREGORY11) was born 1650 in New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut and died 1750 in Fairfield County, Connecticut. She married JOHN BENEDICT, November 11, 1670, son of THOMAS BENEDICT and MARY BRIDGUM.

Children of PHEBE GREGORY and JOHN BENEDICT are:

  1. SARAH BENEDICT
  2. PHEBE BENEDICT, b. September 21, 1673
  3. JOHN BENEDICT, b. March 3, 1675; d. January 16, 1766
  4. JONATHAN BENEDICT
  5. BENJAMIN BENEDICT, b. 1678; d. July 3, 1773
  6. JOSEPH BENEDICT, m. (1) ANNA; (2) MARY GROOM PITMAN
  7. THOMAS BENEDICT, b. 1682; d. 1763; m. MILLICENT HYATT
  8. MARY BENEDICT
  9. JAMES BENEDICT, b. January 5, 1685; d. November 25, 1762; m. SARAH HYATT

SARAH GREGORY (JOHN GREGORY11) was born December 3, 1662 in New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut and died before March 1707 in Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut. She married JAMES BENEDICT, May 10, 1676, son of THOMAS BENEDICT and MARY BRIDGUM. He was born February 6, 1649 in Long Island, New York and died unknown. After SARAH'S death, JAMES married SARAH PORTER ANDRUS.

Children of SARAH GREGORY and JAMES BENEDICT are:

  1. SARAH BENEDICT, b. June 16, 1677; m. DANIEL LOCKWOOD
  2. REBECCA BENEDICT, b. 1679; d. March 20, 1709; m. SAMUEL KEELER, JR.
  3. PHEBE BENEDICT, b. 1682; d. before 1746; m. THOMAS TAYLOR, JR.
  4. JAMES BENEDICT, b. 1685, Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut; d. 1761; m. MARY ANDRUS
  5. JOHN BENEDICT, b. October 1689; d. February 1765; m. RUTH
  6. THOMAS BENEDICT, b. November 9, 1694; d. July 4, 1776, Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut; m. ABIGAIL HOYT
  7. ELIZABETH BENEDICT, b. July 1696; m. DANIEL TAYLOR

SARAH GREGORY (JUDAH GREGORY11) was born about 1644 and died before 1695. She married HENRY SUMMERS. He was born unknown and died 1717. After SARAH'S death, HENRY married (2) MARY HOLBROOK WHEELER.

Children of SARAH GREGORY and HENRY SUMMERS are:

  1. SAMUEL SUMMERS, b. about 1669; d. May 1728; m. ABIGAIL
  2. HENRY SUMMERS, b. about 1703; m. SARAH WOODRUFF
  3. SARAH SUMMERS, d. before September 1, 1713
  4. HANNAH SUMMERS, m. SCHOFIELD
  5. MARY SUMMERS, m. JONATHAN CURTIS
  6. ABIGAIL SUMMERS, m. JOHN HALL
  7. PATIENCE SUMMERS, m. (1) TRUMBULL; (2) JAMES HUBBELL
  8. JOHN SUMMERS, m. MARY
  9. MARTHA SUMMERS, m. NOAH MOREHOUSE

SAMUEL GREGORY (JUDAH GREGORY11) was born about 1646 probably in Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut and died 1702. He married REBECCA WHEELER about 1672, daughter of EPHRAIM WHEELER and ANN TURNEY. She was born unknown and died October 26, 1703.

Children of SAMUEL GREGORY and REBECCA WHEELER are:

  1. REBECCA GREGORY, b. 1673, Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut; d. November 1765, Connecticut
  2. ABIGAIL GREGORY, m. EDWARD LACY
  3. SAMUEL GREGORY, b. about 1678, Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut
  4. BENJAMIN GREGORY
  5. SARAH GREGORY, m. JAMES SEELEY
  6. MARTHA GREGORY, m. GEORGE HULL
  7. JOHANNA GREGORY, b. about 1692, Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut; d. October 12, 1774; m. JONATHAN RUDD
  8. EBENEZER GREGORY, b. 1696, Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut

Generation No. 13

JOHN GREGORY III (JOHN GREGORY II12) was born 1677, probably Norwalk, Connecticut and died January 18, 1751 in Cranbury (part of the present town of Norwalk), Connecticut. He married (1) SARAH SEELEY, daughter of ROBERT SEELEY. She was born about 1680 and died before 1723. He married (2) CLEMENT DENTON SMITH, daughter of SAMUEL DENTON and MARY. CLEMENT had been previously married to EBENEZER SMITH.

Children of JOHN GREGORY III and SARAH SEELEY are:

  1. JOHN GREGORY IV, b. about 1705
  2. NEHEMIAH GREGORY
  3. SARAH GREGORY; m. JOHN BETTS

Child of JOHN GREGORY III and CLEMENT DENTON SMITH is:

  1. DENTON GREGORY, b. 1724/25

JOSEPH GREGORY (JOHN GREGORY II12) was born about 1676 in Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut and died about 1733/34 in Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut. He married HANNAH RUSSELL, daughter of JOHN RUSSELL and HANNAH MOULTHROP. She was born February 17, 1689 and died probably before 1733.

Children of JOSEPH GREGORY and HANNAH RUSSELL are:

  1. JOSEPH GREGORY, II, b. around 1697-1714, Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut
  2. JOHN GREGORY, b. around 1697-1714, Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut
  3. JOSIAH GREGORY, b. around 1697-1714, Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut
  4. DANIEL GREGORY, b. around 1697-1714, Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut: m. MARY COMBS

JONATHAN GREGORY (JOHN GREGORY II12) was born June 1671 in Norwalk, Connecticut and died before 1724. He married ELIZABETH SMITH(?).

Children of JONATHAN GREGORY and ELIZABETH SMITH are:

  1. SAMUEL GREGORY, b. before 1711
  2. JONATHAN GREGORY, b. about 1711
  3. ELIZABETH GREGORY, b. before 1715
  4. DAVID GREGORY
  5. PHEBE GREGORY

THOMAS GREGORY (JACHIN GREGORY12) was born January 17, 1672/73 in Norwalk, Connecticut and died 1712 in Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut. He married ELIZABETH KETCHUM, daughter of JOSEPH KETCHUM. She married MOSES FOUNTAIN, August 13, 1719.

Children of THOMAS GREGORY and ELIZABETH KETCHUM are:

  1. BENJAMIN GREGORY, b. December 17, 1702
  2. SAMUEL GREGORY, b. March 22, 1704/05
  3. ELIZABETH GREGORY, b. September 22, 1707; m. DAVID WHELPLEY
  4. SARAH GREGORY, b. February 4, 1709/10

JACHIN GREGORY II (JACHIN GREGORY12) was born May 10, 1682 in Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut and died 1747/48 in Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut. His will was probated February 2, 1748. He married WAIT TAYLOR, daughter of JOHN TAYLOR and WAIT CLAPP. She was born about 1693 in Fairfield County, Connecticut and died unknown.

Children of JACHIN GREGORY II and WAIT TAYLOR are:

  1. JACHIN GREGORY
  2. RUBEN GREGORY
  3. ISAAC GREGORY
  4. WAIT GREGORY
  5. DESIRE GREGORY

Generation No. 14

NEHEMIAH GREGORY (JOHN GREGORY III13) was born probably Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut and died November 11, 1771 Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut. He married 1) BELDEN/BELDING. He married 2) ELIZABETH (TROWBRIDGE) ST. JOHN in 1749, daughter of DEACON JAMES TROWBRIDGE and MARY BELDEN/BELDING. She was born March 1, 1703 and died 1786.

Notes for ELIZABETH (TROWBRIDGE) ST. JOHN
According to Genealogical and Memorial History of the State of New Jersey, ELIZABETH was married first to MATTHIAS ST. JOHN, IV, son of MATTIAS ST. JOHN III and RACHEL BOUTON. MATTHIAS died about 1732 and ELIZABETH married NEHEMIAH about 1749. Since ELIZABETH married NEHEMIAH in 1749, the children listed were obviously by NEHEMIAH'S first wife, not ELIZABETH. According to various records, ELIZABETH and NEHEMIAH never had children

Notes for BELDEN/BELDING
It's believed that NEHEMIAH'S first wife's surname was BELDEN or BELDING. If that's true, then it's possible that his first wife and ELIZABETH were related because ELIZABETH'S mother's surname was BELDEN/BELDING. In those days, it wasn't unusual for men and women to marry, as their second spouse, a relative of the first spouse.

Children of NEHEMIAH GREGORY and BELDEN/BELDING are:

  1. NEHEMIAH GREGORY II, b. about 1731
  2. DANIEL GREGORY, b. 1734
  3. STEPHEN GREGORY, b. April 7, 1738; d. 1802; m. MARY BENEDICT
  4. RUTH GREGORY, b. 1739; d. 1810; m. JOHN KNAPP, 1759
  5. OLIVE GREGORY

JOHN GREGORY IV (JOHN GREGORY III13) was born about 1705 in Connecticut and died 1786. He married MARY SMITH, April 30, 1726, daughter of EBENEZER and CLEMENT DENTON SMITH.

Children of JOHN GREGORY IV and MARY SMITH are:

  1. JOHN GREGORY V, b. January 25, 1727, Connecticut; d. 1782
  2. EBENEZER GREGORY, b. March 19, 1729, Connecticut; d. after 1803
  3. MARY GREGORY, b. March 8, 1732, Connecticut
  4. SARAH GREGORY, b. October 20, 1734, Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut; d. before 1779; m. EBENEZER NASH
  5. ABRAHAM GREGORY, b. September 1736
  6. SEELEY GREGORY, b. December 9, 1738
  7. PHEBE GREGORY, b. March 1, 1741; m. MATTHEW LINSLEY
  8. ELIZABETH GREGORY, b. November 21, 1743
  9. HANNAH GREGORY, b. December 2, 1745; m. ELIJAH GREGORY
  10. CHARITY GREGORY, b. April 11, 1749
  11. HEZEKIAH GREGORY, b. May 13, 1752
  12. SETH GREGORY

DENTON GREGORY (JOHN GREGORY III13) was born 1724 and died September 10, 1811. He married ELIZABETH SHERWOOD January 18, 1752, daughter of ISAAC SHERWOOD.

Children of DENTON GREGORY and ELIZABETH SHERWOOD are:

  1. MARY GREGORY, b. December 14, 1753; m. SAMUEL STERLING
  2. JOHN GREGORY, b. December 25, 1755
  3. ELIZABETH GREGORY, b. January 4, 1757; d. January 20, 1833; m. (1) NOAH PARTRICK; (2) ANTHONY BEERS; (3) SETH BOUTON
  4. JOSIAH GREGORY, b. August 2, 1760; d. February 8, 1847; m. ELLEN ADDAMS
  5. REBECCAH GREGORY, b. August 22, 1763; m. JOHN RALL
  6. CLEMENS GREGORY, b. October 21, 1765; d. 1829; m. BENJAMIN FILLOW
  7. SAMUEL GREGORY, b. March 6, 1768
  8. DENTON GREGORY II, b. September 21, 1774

JOSEPH GREGORY II (JOSEPH GREGORY13) was born around 1697-1714 in Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut and died after 1753 in Carmel, Dutchess County (present day Putnam County), New York. His wife's name is unknown.

Children of JOSEPH GREGORY II and UNKNOWN are:

  1. JOSEPH GREGORY, III, b. about 1738, Dutchess County, New York (present day Putnam County)
  2. REUBEN GREGORY, baptized October 9, 1756, Dutchess County, New York

Generation No. 15

DANIEL GREGORY (NEHEMIAH GREGORY14) was born May 29, 1734 probably Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut and died between 1788-1800 in Bedford, Westchester County, New York. He married HANNAH SMITH, 1759, daughter of DANIEL SMITH and MARY.

Children of DANIEL GREGORY and HANNAH SMITH are:

  1. JOHN GREGORY, b. about 1752
  2. DANIEL GREGORY II, b. January 28, 1771

NEHEMIAH GREGORY II (NEHEMIAH GREGORY14) was born about 1731 in Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut and died November 11, 1770 in Westchester County, New York. He married ANN BARNUM.

Children of NEHEMIAH GREGORY and ANN BARNUM are:

  1. JEHIEL GREGORY, b. 1755, Westchester County, New York; d. April 12, 1818, Yankeetown, Fayette County, Ohio; m. ELIZABETH ANDREWS
  2. NEHEMIAH GREGORY III, b. August 29, 1762, Westchester County, New York; d. March 18, 1841, Bloomville, Delaware County, New York; m. SARAH WILLSON(?), daughter of JAMES WILLSON(?)
  3. ANNIS/ANNAS GREGORY; m. FREDERICK CARTER, February 20, 1785

STEPHEN GREGORY (NEHEMIAH GREGORY14) was born April 7, 1738 and died in 1802. He married MARY BENEDICT, December 2, 1757, the daughter of JOHN BENEDICT and ELIZABETH. She was born January 22, 1741 and died November, 1825.

Children of STEPHEN GREGORY and MARY BENEDICT are:

  1. ESTHER GREGORY, b. July 5, 1758; d. June 1, 1787; m. DARIUS OLMSTEAD
  2. AARON GREGORY, b. March 18, 1760
  3. SILAS GREGORY, b. April 7, 1762
  4. RUTH GREGORY, b. February 3, 1764; d. November 23, 1851; m. JOHN HOYT
  5. SARAH GREGORY, b. September 3, 1765; m. AMOS PORTER
  6. MARY GREGORY, b. August 6, 1767; m. THADDEUS WATERBURY
  7. STEPHEN GREGORY, b. June 6, 1769
  8. MOSES GREGORY, b. February 22, 1771
  9. LYDIA GREGORY, b. November 14, 1772; d. July 10, 1843; m. ADAMS
  10. ELIZABETH GREGORY, b. December 11, 1774; m. WHEATON WOOD
  11. SUSANNAH GREGORY, b. April 17, 1776; d. March 31, 1847; m. (1) LEWIS GRUMMAN; (2) ALLEN HAYES BETTS
  12. OLIVE GREGORY, b. February 19, 1778; m. (1) THORP; (2) ELIPHALET SMITH; (3) JOSEPH PLATT
  13. NEHEMIAH GREGORY, b. March 2, 1780
  14. CATHERINE GREGORY, b. May 27, 1782; m. SAMUEL FITCH

SARAH GREGORY (JOHN GREGORY IV14) was born October 20, 1734 in Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut and died before 1779. She married EBENEZER NASH about 1760, son of JOHN NASH and ABIGAIL BLAKELEY. He was born 1727 in Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut and died 1784 in Wilton, Fairfield County, Connecticut.

Notes for EBENEZER NASH EBENEZER'S first wife was MARTHA SMITH, daughter of ELIAKIM SMITH and ABIGAIL HOYT. She was born January 3, 1727/8 and died before 1759. EBENEZER married her in 1746 in Ridgefield, Connecticut and they had five children. SARAH GREGORY was EBENEZER'S second wife and RUTH LOCKWOOD was his third wife. He married RUTH, January 6, 1779 in Wilton, Fairfield County, Connecticut.

Children of SARAH GREGORY and EBENEZER NASH are:

  1. SARAH NASH, b. 1759, Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut; d. August 5, 1829; m. NOAH GREGORY
  2. LYDIA NASH, b. June 14, 1762, Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut; d. January 20, 1841, New York; m. EBENEZER SLAWSON
  3. SILAS NASH, b. June 14, 1762, Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut; d. January 6, 1852, Hanover, Chautauqua County, New York; m. 1) ADREA ADAMS; 2) HANNAH PEACOCK
  4. OLIVE NASH, b. April 5, 1766; d. October 24, 1840; m. DANIEL NASH

Children of EBENEZER NASH and MARTHA SMITH are:

  1. EBENEZER NASH, b. June 8, 1746, Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut
  2. SAMUEL NASH, b. May 7, 1749, Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut
  3. URIAH NASH, b. April 8, 1750, Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut
  4. ELIAKIM NASH, b. 1750/52, Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut
  5. AZOR NASH, b. before 1755, Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut

RUSSELL GREGORY was born about 1721 and died between 1838-1840 in Delaware County, New York. His wife's name is unknown.

Children of RUSSELL GREGORY and UNKNOWN are:

  1. RUSSELL GREGORY, b. June 17, 1747, Dutchess County, New York; d. June 29, 1844, Colchester, Delaware County, New York; m. ELEANOR
  2. JOSHUA GREGORY, b. September 9, 1752, Putnam County, New York; d. about 1840; m. LUCY VAIL

ELNATHAN GREGORY was born 1726 in Norwalk,Fairfield County, Connecticut and died 1816 in Delaware County, New York. His wife's name is unknown.

Children of ELNATHAN GREGORY and UNKNOWN are:

  1. SAMUEL GREGORY
  2. ELNATHAN GREGORY
  3. LEMAN GREGORY
  4. OLIVE GREGORY
  5. DANIEL GREGORY, b. 1752; d. November 13, 1817, Delaware County, New York; m. ELIZABETH SEELEY

TIMOTHY GREGORY was born in 1743 in New York and died January, 1821 in Colchester, Delaware County, New York. His will was proved February 6, 1821. He married SUSANNAH OAKLEY, daughter of ELISHA OAKLEY and ELIZABETH YEOMANS.

Children of TIMOTHY GREGORY and SUSANNAH OAKLEY are:

  1. DANIEL GREGORY
  2. RICHARD GREGORY
  3. THOMAS GREGORY, b. 1768, New York; d. December 31, 1788, Colchester, Delaware County, New York
  4. JOSIAH GREGORY, b. 1771, New York; d. December 14, 1796, Colchester, Delaware County, New York; m. SALLY FULLER
  5. STEPHEN GREGORY
  6. HANNAH GREGORY, b. 1774, New York; m. PURDY
  7. ZEUBA GREGORY, m. BARKER/BOUKER
  8. ELIZABETH GREGORY, m. FULLER
  9. SILBEL GREGORY, m. THOMAS
  10. JEMIMA GREGORY, m. LEWIS
  11. SALLY GREGORY

Generation No. 16

JOHN GREGORY (DANIEL GREGORY15) was born about 1752 and died about 1825 in Colchester, Delaware County, New York. He married MARY ELIZABETH HAMILTON, daughter of MERCER HAMILTON and ELIZABETH BELDEN. She was born 1763 and died March 14, 1842. MARY and JOHN were divorced (presumably around 1790) and MARY married ISAAC WRIGHT. MARY and ISAAC are interred in Dutchess County, New York. For a list of the children MARY had with ISAAC, check the Hamilton Ancestors page. I don't believe JOHN GREGORY re-married as he is shown on the 1800 and 1820 census as living alone.

Children of JOHN GREGORY and MARY ELIZABETH HAMILTON are:

  1. JOHN HAMILTON GREGORY, b. 1787; d. March 1863

DANIEL GREGORY (DANIEL GREGORY15) was born January 28, 1771 and died November 16, 1844 in Platteville, Ulster County, New York. He married MARY HOLMES. She was born unknown and died December 3, 1825 in Platteville, Ulster County, New York.

Children of DANIEL GREGORY and MARY HOLMES are:

  1. HARVEY HOLMES GREGORY, b. November 25, 1794
  2. MILTON SMITH GREGORY, b. May 31, 1796, Westchester County, New York
  3. MARIA M. GREGORY, b. August 23, 1797
  4. SALLY M. GREGORY, b. September 25, 1800
  5. DANIEL J. GREGORY, b. March 3, 1802
  6. RACHEL ANN GREGORY, b. March 3, 1802
  7. HANNAH E. GREGORY, b. 1806
  8. OLIVE L. GREGORY, b. April 20, 1808

Generation No. 17

JOHN HAMILTON GREGORY (JOHN GREGORY16) was born 1787 and died March 10, 1863 in Colchester, Delaware County, New York. He married ELIZABETH RHEAD(?). She was born 1790 and died about 1869.

Notes for JOHN HAMILTON GREGORY
Buried in Covered Bridge Cemetery, Colchester, Delaware County, New York

Children of JOHN HAMILTON GREGORY and ELIZABETH RHEAD are:

  1. POLLY GREGORY, b. between 1800-1810; m. DR. EDWIN GRAVES
  2. LETTY GREGORY, b. between 1800-1810; m. THOMAS J. HUBBELL
  3. SARAH GREGORY, b. about 1812; m. COL. SILAS THOMAS
  4. HAMILTON GREGORY, b. 1813, Colchester, Delaware County, New York; d. Alma, Jackson County, Wisconsin
  5. WILLIAM GREGORY, b. September 17, 1815
  6. JOHN WARREN GREGORY, b. 1819
  7. GEORGE P. GREGORY, b. June 2, 1821; d. August 29, 1852
  8. ELIZABETH A. GREGORY, b. 1825; unmarried
  9. ADELINE GREGORY, b. 1827; d. between 1870-1880, Colchester, Delaware County, New York; m. RENSSELAER SHAVER, b. 1827, New York
  10. FRANCES GREGORY, b. 1835; m. (1) GEORGE FULLER; m. (2) JOHN HARDER

HARVEY HOLMES GREGORY (DANIEL GREGORY16) was born November 25, 1794 in Plattekill, Ulster County, New York and died November 21, 1823 in Marlborough, Ulster County, New York. He married ISABELLA STEWART, daughter of JAMES STEWART. She was born March 2, 1791 and died March 26, 1858.

Notes for ISABELLA STEWART GREGORY: There is a Widow Gregory shown on the 1830 census for Marlborough, Ulster County, New York. I believe this Widow Gregory is ISABELLA. ISABELLA apparently never re-married as she is shown on the 1850 census for New York, New York County, New York with the surname GREGORY and is living with her son, DANIEL.

Child of HARVEY HOLMES GREGORY and ISABELLA STEWART is:

  1. DANIEL H. GREGORY, b. 1822

MILTON SMITH GREGORY (DANIEL GREGORY16) was born May 31, 1796 in Westchester County, New York and died between 1860-1870 in Platteville, Ulster County, New York. He married CHARLOTTE. She was born 1791 in Orange County, New York and died between 1850-1860 in Platteville, Ulster County, New York.

Children of MILTON SMITH GREGORY and CHARLOTTE are:

  1. MARY GREGORY, b. 1826, Platteville, Ulster County, New York; d. after 1880, Platteville, Ulster County, New York; never married
  2. OLIVER GREGORY, b. 1828, Platteville, Ulster County, New York; d. before 1870; never married
  3. DANIEL B. GREGORY, b. 1831, Ulster County, New York; d. after 1880, Platteville, Ulster County, New York
  4. RACHEL ANN GREGORY, b. 1833, Platteville, Ulster County, New York
  5. CHARLOTTE GREGORY, b. 1835, Platteville, Ulster County, New York
  6. MILTON L. GREGORY, b. 1836, Platteville, Ulster County, New York; d. between 1850-1860
  7. GILBERT HARVEY GREGORY, b. 1839, Platteville, Ulster County, New York
  8. FRANCES E. GREGORY, b. 1843, Platteville, Ulster County, New York

Generation No. 18

HAMILTON GREGORY (JOHN HAMILTON GREGORY17) was born 1813 in Colchester, Delaware County, New York, and died after 1880 in Alma, Jackson County, Wisconsin. He married ANN ELIZA FULLER February 24, 1839 in Colchester, Delaware County, New York, daughter of THOMAS FULLER and PHEBE. She was born 1820 in Colchester, Delaware County, New York, and died between 1860-1870 in Alma, Jackson County, Wisconsin.

Children of HAMILTON GREGORY and ANN ELIZA FULLER are:

  1. PHEBE KATHARINE GREGORY, b. December 20, 1839, Colchester, Delaware County, New York; d. February 28, 1915, Garden Valley, Wisconsin
  2. JOHN H. GREGORY, b. 1842, Colchester, Delaware County, New York
  3. POLLY M. GREGORY, b. 1843, Colchester, Delaware County, New York
  4. THOMAS M. GREGORY, b. 1845, Colchester, Delaware County, New York; d. between 1880-1900, Jackson County, Wisconsin
  5. SARAH GREGORY, b. 1847, Colchester, Delaware County, New York; m. CURTIS DURLIN
  6. RENA GREGORY, b. 1851, Colchester, Delaware County, New York
  7. GEORGE P. GREGORY, b. April 7, 1854; d. May 14, 1856, Nankin, Wayne County, Michigan
  8. WILLIAM ELMO GREGORY, b. 1857, Jackson County, Wisconsin; m. CASS MCSWAIN

SARAH GREGORY (JOHN HAMILTON GREGORY17) was born about 1812 in Delaware County, New York and died after 1870 in New York. She married SILAS THOMAS. He was born 1808 in New York and died between 1860-1870 in New York.

Children of SARAH GREGORY and SILAS THOMAS are:

  1. MARY THOMAS, b. 1839, Hancock, Delaware County, New York
  2. JULIA THOMAS, b. 1841, Hancock, Delaware County, New York
  3. ANN E. THOMAS, b. 1843, Hancock, Delaware County, New York
  4. RUTH THOMAS, b. 1845, Hancock, Delaware County, New York
  5. LaPORT THOMAS, b. 1848, Hancock, Delaware County, New York
  6. JOHN H. G. THOMAS, b. 1850, Hancock, Delaware County, New York
  7. LePIERRE THOMAS, b. 1852, Hancock, Delaware County, New York

GEORGE P. GREGORY (JOHN HAMILTON GREGORY17) was born June 2, 1821 in Delaware County, New York and died August 29, 1852 in Colchester, Delaware County, New York. He married HESTER. She was born 1821 in New York and died unknown.

Children of GEORGE P. GREGORY and HESTER is:

  1. EDWIN GREGORY, b. 1846, Colchester, Delaware County, New York

DANIEL H. GREGORY (HARVEY HOLMES GREGORY17) was born 1822 in Modena, Ulster County, New York and died December 31, 1892 in New York, New York County, New York. He married JULIA M. DUFF in 1852, daughter of JAMES DUFF. She was born August, 1834 in New York and died September 14, 1910.

Children of DANIEL H. GREGORY and JULIA DUFF are:

  1. CLIFFORD DANIEL GREGORY, b. June 14, 1855, New York, New York County, New York
  2. MARIE LOUISE GREGORY, b. October, 1857; d. December 1931; m. S. G. PALMER
  3. GEORGE STUART GREGORY, b. August, 1859; d. before 1900

DANIEL B. GREGORY (MILTON SMITH GREGORY17) was born 1831 in Ulster County, New York and died before 1900. He married ELEANOR C. She was born 1837 in New York and died between 1920-1930 in New Paltz, Ulster County, New York.

Children of DANIEL B. GREGORY and ELEANOR are:

  1. CHARLOTTE GREGORY, b. 1865, Platteville, Ulster County, New York; d. between 1870-1880
  2. HARVEY GILBERT GREGORY, b. May 1, 1874, Platteville, Ulster County, New York

Generation 19

PHEBE KATHARINE GREGORY (HAMILTON GREGORY18) was born December 20, 1839 in Colchester, Delaware County, New York, and died February 28, 1915 in Garden Valley, Wisconsin. She married TRUMAN RHEAD October 12, 1856 in Wayne County, Michigan, son of ADEN RHEAD and EXPERIENCE. He was born March 26, 1832 in New York, and died October 30, 1899 in Garden Valley, Wisconsin.

Children of PHEBE GREGORY and TRUMAN RHEAD are:

  1. IRVIN ADEN RHEAD, b. July 31, 1861
  2. JOHN HARVEY RHEAD, b. January 5, 1864, Michigan; d. January 20, 1937, Black River Falls, Wisconsin
  3. CORA MAY RHEAD, b. 1865; d. August 1, 1920; m. ORVIS E. BURNETT
  4. HILLARD T. RHEAD, b. May 8, 1868, Garden Valley, Jackson County, Wisconsin; d. January 21, 1932, Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin; m. NELLIE KARINE LANNING
  5. ELIZABETH RHEAD, b. 1870
  6. AMANDA RHEAD, b. October 29, 1870; d. November 29, 1924, Hixton, Jackson County, Wisconsin
  7. SIDNEY TRUMAN RHEAD, b. July 25, 1872, Garden Valley, Jackson County, Wisconsin; d. May 18, 1940; m. LINDA MAY HENDERSON, March 1, 1899, Merrillan, Jackson County, Wisconsin
  8. LEE D. RHEAD, b. June 6, 1875
  9. HARRIETT E. RHEAD, b. February 1878
  10. FANNIE CASSIE RHEAD, b. November 1879, Garden Valley, Jackson County, Wisconsin; d. 1936; m. FRED DUNN; b. 1875, Garden Valley, Jackson County, Wisconsin
  11. WILLIAM ROBERT RHEAD, b. April 15, 1881, Albion, Wisconsin; d. July 22, 1953, Janesville, Rock County, Wisconsin
  12. HUGH RHEAD, b. March 10, 1882; d. 1900

JOHN H. GREGORY (HAMILTON GREGORY18) was born April 1843 in Colchester, Delaware County, New York and died unknown. He married ANNIE B. She was born 1840 in Virginia and died before 1900 in Frederick County, Virginia.

Children of JOHN H. GREGORY and ANNIE B. are:

  1. LILLA/LILLEY M. GREGORY, b. 1867, Colchester, Delaware County, New York
  2. JOHN C. GREGORY, b. 1868, Colchester, Delaware County, New York
  3. GEORGE W. GREGORY, b. January 1870, Colchester, Delaware County, New York
  4. CARRIE B. GREGORY, b. December 1875, Frederick County, Virginia
  5. BESSIE GREGORY, b. March 1880, Opequon, Frederick County, Virginia

HARVEY GILBERT GREGORY (DANIEL B. GREGORY18) was born May 1, 1874 in Platteville, Ulster County, New York and died unknown. He married IDA S about 1902 in Ulster County, New York. She was born 1875 in New York and died unknown.

Children of HARVEY G. GREGORY and IDA S. are:

  1. MURIEL F. GREGORY, b. 1912, New Paltz, Ulster County, New York
  2. MILTON S. GREGORY, b. 1912, New Paltz, Ulster County, New York
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