David McWethey Jr.+
1Ada R. Chase, The MacWithey Family of Preston, Connecticut, The American Genealogist Vol. 19, pp. 144-145 (1942).
"5. DAVID3 MACWITHEY (David3, James1), of Preston, Conn., m. 3 Apr. 1722 ABIGAIL PARK (Preston 2nd Ch. Rec.). as we have seen, he received land from his father. On 2 Apr. 1727, he sold land to Thomas Rose, Jr., of Preston . . . . land in Preston bounded by the southwest corner of Nicholas Rich's land . . . . running southerly by the northeast corner bound of Deacon Caleb Fobes's 1st division lot & ye northwest corner of sd Fobes's 2nd division lot . . . . running easterly & bounded by ye 3rd 2nd division lot to a white oak tree marked with E R which is ye northwest corner bounds of Jacob Rudes land . . . . near Rich's land . . . . John Crery and Josiah Bump witnessed and it was recorded 23 Apr. 1727. David Macwithee Junr. acknowledged his signature at Plainfield. (Preston Land Records, Vol. 4, Page 781.) This land was on the border between Preston and Plainfield, but he lived in the town of Preston and was a member of the Second or North Preston Society. This church was later in the town of Griswold, and called the Pachaug Church.
Children of David and Abigail, baptisms from the Preston 2nd Church, the last three from Voluntown, Conn., Vit. Rec., 1-32:
11 i. REUBEN4 bp. 21 Nov. 1739, possibly the Reuben McWe( )thy who m. ZERUIAH WHITNEY of Plainfield, 1 Nov. 1749 (Kent, Conn., Ch. Rec.).
ii. ELIZABETH, bp. 21 Nov. 1739.
iii. OLIVE, bp. 21 Nov. 1739.
12 iv. SIMEON, b. 7 Mar. 1739; bp. 21 Nov. 1739; m. SARAH VAN DOZER. He was living 1810 Fair Haven, Vt. His son Levi m. 14 Oct. 1807 Lorinda Church (Family record).
v. ESTHER, bp. 13 Aug. 1741.
vi. HANNAH, b. 11 Oct. 1743; bp. 18 Dec. 1743.
13 vii. ISAAC, b. 26 oct. 1745; m. Polly Miller. Mrs. Isaac McWethy joined the church 1784, Granville, New York. In 1785 Isaac McWethy had 5 children baptized there: Francis, Silas, Isaac, Louis & Rufus. Silas, who was born in 1775 had a son Martin born in 1808 (Fam. Rec.).
viii. RACHEL, b. 12 Aug. 1748.".
David McWethey +
1Ada R. Chase, The MacWithey Family of Preston, Connecticut, Vol. 19, pp. 142-143 (1942).
"3. DAVID2 MACWITHEY (James1), born at Dedham, 17 Apr. 1678, a weaver, of East Hampton, Long Island, and Preston, Conn., died 10 June 1756 (from inventory), Preston, Conn., leaving a wife ELIZABETH and children. The widow was alive 3 Apr. 1765 when she leases land. David Macwithey first appears at East Hampton when he buys five acres of land for £4-5s. on 26 Nov. 1703, of Ephraim Osborne of that place, husbandman, at a place called Wainscot. Ephraim Osborne and Elizabeth Osborne sign. (East Hampton, L. I., New York, Town Records (1889), Vol. 3, Page 77.)
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Children of David & Elizabeth:
4 i. JAMES3, m. 8 Sept. 1730, JUDITH LUCE.
5 ii. DAVID, m. 3 Apr. 1722, ABIGAIL PARK.
6 iii. EPHRAIM, m. MERCY LUCE.
7 iv. JOHN, m. 22 May 1738, ELIZABETH LUCE.
v. ELIZABETH, b. 20 Mar. 1712/13 Preston, m. 3 jan. 1734, JOHN MULKINS of Canterbury (Preston 2d Rec.).
vi. SARAH, m. 11 Nov. 1736, JAMES GRIFFITH of Kingstown, R. I. (Preston 2d Ch. Rec.).".