The Account Book of Benjamin Staples, Cordwainer, of Braintree, MA (at NEHGS)
by Mrs. John E. Barclay, F.A.S.G., of Whitman, Mass.
(for more detail, and to check for errors, please refer to the above document in the NEHGS.
Nathan Clark b. 10 Oct 1678, Braintree, Norfolk Co., MA (VR Braintree p653), son of Joseph Clark, (died Unknown) married 31 July 1701 ("Accound Book ..." ibid p19) to Jemima Jewett Staples, widow of John Staples (b. 3 Nov. 1672 d. in Milton Mass 5 Nov. 1700; married 6 July 1693 Jemima Jewett in Braintree)(New England Historical and Genealogical Register 1962 page 19). NEHGS has the "Account Book of Benjamin Staples," who was "probably born in Braintree, c1677, died c1711-12 in Bridgewater. His family had connections to Middleborough.
John Staples was born in Weymouth c1646-7 and died in Braintree 30 Aug. 1692. He married c1670 Sarah Atkins, daughter of Thomas Atkins of the district now Phipsburg, ME. Sarah Atkins Staples remarried 26 Oct. 1693, so John was deceased by this time. Children of John and Sarah Staples (first two recorded in Weymouth, third probably Braintree):
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