Deacon Ebenezer Hamlin1

(29 July 1674 - 8 April 1755)

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Relationship8th great-grandfather of The 3 Tracys
Family Group:Ohlheiser
Trees14 Generations of Our Ancestors
Our Ohlheiser Family Pedigree

Some Background

Deacon Ebenezer Hamlin was also known as Ebenezer Hamblin.2
FatherJames Hamlin Jr.1 (10 Apr 1636 - 3 May 1718)
MotherMary Dunham (c. 1642 - 17 Apr 1715)

Birth - Marriage - Death

ChildDeacon Ebenezer Hamlin was born on 29 July 1674, in Barnstable, Plymouth Colony, New England.3,1,4
GroomHe married Sarah Lewes on 4 April 1698 in Barnstable, Barnstable Co., Province of Massachusetts, New England. The marriage was solemnized by Mr. Russell; It is possible that Sarah was a widow and her maiden name may not have been Lewes since she does not appear to be the daughter of a local Barnstable Lewes family.5,1,6
GroomHe married Elizabeth on 20 September 1729 in Rochester, Plymouth Colony, New England. Elizabeth was the widow of Samuel Arnold of Rochester.4
DeceasedHe died on 8 April 1755 in Sharon, Litchfield Co., Connecticut Colony, New England, at the age of 80.1,7

Children with Sarah Lewes:

Residences and Censuses

In 1747, Deacon Ebenezer Hamlin resided in Sharon, Litchfield Co., Connecticut Colony, New England. Ebenezer and his family were among several Wareham families that had removed to Sharon, Connecticut Colony.8


Church AffiliationOn 18 February 1740, in Wareham, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Bay Colony, New England,Deacon Ebenezer Hamlin was chosen deacon of the church. He and his sons Thomas and Isaac, along with their wives, were dismissed to the church at Sharon, Connecticut Colony on 30 May 1742. As Elizabeth was not also named with him at that time, it is assumed his wife had died.4

Sources - Citations

  1. [S954] New England Historic Genealogical Register (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1847-), 3:134; David Hamblen, The First Settlers of Barnstable, MS.; names, events, dates, relationships, locations.
  2. [S109] Family Data Collection - Individual Records, (Online subscription database., Operations, Provo, Utah); These records consist of information of varying accuracy and need confirmation from original sources. Birth year: 1674; Birth city: Barnstable; Birth state: MA.
  3. [S252] Vital Records of the Towns of Barnstable and Sandwich (Provo, Utah: Online publication - Operations Inc, unknown publish date), Barnstable, 6:31.
  4. [S898] H. Franklin Andrews, The Hamlin Family : A Genealogy Of James Hamlin Of Barnstable Massachusetts : Eldest Son Of James Hamlin, The Immigrant, Who Came From London, England, And Settled In Barnstable, 1639 : 1639-1902 (Exira, Iowa: The Author, 1902), pg. 46; names, events, dates, relationships, locations.
  5. [S252] Vital Records Barnstable and Sandwich, Barnstable,V1, pg 37.
  6. [S964] Mayflower Descendant: A Magazine of Pilgrim Genealogy and History (Boston, Massachusetts: Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1899 -), 6(1904):137; transcription of Barnstable V.R.s; names, events, dates, relationships, locations.
  7. [S898] H. Franklin Andrews, The Hamlin Family, pg. 47; names, events, dates, relationships, locations.
  8. [S954] NEHGS - Register, 123:141; Lydia B. Brownson and Maclean W. Mclean, Thomas Gibbs of Sandwich, Mass.
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