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  • ID: I4957
  • _UID: 82EE0E0F57EF43BDAD83DD932FDCCC4A9471
  • Name: Elder Michael METCALF
  • Suffix: Sr.
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 25 JAN 1687 in Wrentham, Norfolk Co, Mass
  • Death: 9 JAN 1754 in Wrentham, Norfolk Co, Mass
  • Burial: Wrentham Cem, Norfolk Co, Mass
  • Note:

    Michael Metcalf was my 7great-grandfather.
    born in Wrentham, Mass. Jan. 25 or May 21, 1687.
    Another source says born 27 Sep 1694 in Dedham, Norfolk, Mass

    He married Abiel COLBURN of Dedham.

    Michael settled in the northeastern part of Wrentham on land that is now in Franklin. He built his homestead on Summer street, and there his children were all born. His house was owned in 1894 by George Haywood. His brother, Timothy Metcalf settled near him and the house he occupied was standing in 1894 at the corner of King & Union streets.

    Michael was a yeoman, and followed the trade of cooper for a time. He was an original member of the Wrentham church, and was one of 5 members to apprehend David Pond for his conduct in pitching the music too high during the church service of Feb. 18, 1738/39. He was chosen with Jonathan Wright as a ruling elder March 8, 1738/39.

    Town Death Records:
    ?Elder Michael Metcalf, Jan 9, 154 in his 67th y.?

    *Find A Grave Memorial# 123456060
  • Change Date: 14 OCT 2016

    Father: Eleazer METCALF b: 2 MAR 1653 in Dedham, Norfolk Co, Mass
    Mother: Meletiah FISHER b: 1 MAY 1667 in Wrentham (Franklin), Norfolk Co, Mass.

    Marriage 1 Abiel COLBURN b: 27 SEP 1694 in Dedham, Norfolk Co, Mass.
    • Married: 23 DEC 1712 in Wrentham (Franklin), Norfolk Co, Mass.
    1. Has Children Pelitiah METCALF b: 22 MAR 1714 in Wrentham, Mass
    2. Has No Children boy METCALF b: ABT 1715
    3. Has No Children Mehitable METCALF b: 25 APR 1716 in Wrentham, Mass
    4. Has No Children Michael METCALF b: 24 JAN 1718 in Wrentham, Mass
    5. Has No Children Barnabas METCALF b: 20 JUL 1720 in Wrentham, Mass
    6. Has No Children Meletiah METCALF b: 25 FEB 1721 in Wrentham, Mass
    7. Has Children Joseph I. METCALF b: 20 FEB 1723 in Wrentham, Mass
    8. Has No Children John METCALF b: 25 OCT 1725 in Wrentham, Mass
    9. Has No Children Ebenezer METCALF b: 1 JUN 1727 in Wrentham, Mass
    10. Has Children James METCALF b: 19 JUL 1729 in Wrentham, Mass
    11. Has No Children Mercy METCALF b: 10 AUG 1731 in Wrentham, Mass
    12. Has No Children Abiel METCALF b: 28 FEB 1733 in Wrentham, Mass
    13. Has No Children Esther METCALF b: 3 SEP 1735 in Wrentham, Mass
    14. Has Children Samuel METCALF b: 14 AUG 1739 in Wrentham, Norfolk Co, Mass
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