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  • ID: I13796
  • Name: John CODMAN
  • Surname: Codman
  • Given Name: John
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 17 Jan 1755
  • Death: 16 May 1803
  • _UID: 7800274116B64848B3A288AB1E4DD9EFF7AE
  • Note:
    Taken from genealogy.com on May 21, 2005 -
    The Pilgrims of Boston and their Descendants

    The children of John Amory and Catherine Greene, were:

    1. John Amory, born 1759, married Catherine Willard, of Lancaster. His only child was Mrs. Henry Codman. He died 1832.

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    2. Rufus G. Amory, born 1760, graduated at Harvard College 1773, studied law, was admitted to the bar, and acquired a lucrative practice. He married Miss Nancy Geyer, and resided in Beacon-street on Boston, and at Elm Hill in Roxbury. His children were Mrs. Joseph L. Cunningham, Mrs. Col. Freeman, Mrs. Dr. Jeffries, and Mrs. Edward Linzee Cunningham. Mr. Amory died 1833.

    3. Thomas Amory, born 1762, was a merchant, in partnership with his brother John. He erected the large building at the head of Park-street for his dwelling, but commercial reverses prevented his occupying it. He resided long at Roxbury, and died there in 1823. He married Miss Elizabeth Bowen, of Providence. Their children are: Mrs. Robert Ives, of Providence, Mr. W. Raymond Lee, and two other sisters, of Roxbury, living, and John H. Amory, Thomas Amory, and Rev. Mrs. Howe, deceased.

    4. Jonathan Amory, born 1763, married Miss Lydia Fellowes, of Cuba. Their children were Mrs. David Eckley, Mrs. John Lowell, wife of the founder of the Lowell Institute, and Mrs. Poussin, of France. He died 1820.

    5. William Amory, born 1765, graduated at Cambridge 1784, and married Lucy Fletcher. His children were Caroline and Lucy, who married Mr. Bennet, and afterwards Mr. Haskell. He died 1792.

    6. Francis Amory, born 1766, married Miss Sarah Kirkland, sister of President Kirkland, and resided at Milton. His children were: Francis, George, and Mrs. Charles G. Loring. He died 1845.

    7. Catherine, born 1769, married John Codman. Her children were: Francis Codman, Mrs. Hurd, of New York, and Mrs. Wm. Ropes, living, and George Codman, Miss Elizabeth Codman, and William Codman, deceased. She died 1832.

    8. Rebecca, born 1771, married John Lowell. Their children were: John Amory Lowell, and two daughters. She died 1842.

    9. Mary, born 1773, married Mr. George Bethune. Their children were: George A. Bethune, and John M. Bethune. She died 1844.

    10. Ann, born 1774, married first John McLean, who left a large

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    estate to Harvard College and the Massachusetts Hospital, the branch of which at Somerville bears his name, and who died in 1824. Mrs. Lee died in 1834, leaving no children.

    On a Tankard now in the possession of the family, and which is mentioned in the will of Mrs. Martha Amory, of South Carolina, dated 1699, is engraved the shield annexed, which is that stated in Burke, to belong to the branch of the family settled in Oxfordshire, in England.
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    Taken from A Genealogy of the Russell Family of Charlestown compiled by Mary Russell and Richard Sullivan 1806 - 1905

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    Margaret Russell

    The Descendants of John Codman

    John Codman born Jan. 17, 1755 died May 16, 1803
    Married (1) Margaret Russell July 15, 1781 born Dec 8, 1757. died Mar 12, 1789
    Married (2) Catherine Amory Feb 11, 1791.
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    Taken from A Genealogy of the Russell Family of Charlestown compiled by Mary Russell and Richard Sullivan 1806 - 1905

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    James Russell

    Hon. James Russell, son of Daniel, Esq., was born August 5, 1715 and married April 13, 1738, Katherine, daughter of Hon. Thomas Graves, whom he survived by twenty years. He died April 24, 1798.

    The following is a list of his children who survived their mother.

    The other two died in infancy.

    Charles, born Dec 27, 1738 & died May 27, 1780. Married Elizabeth Vassal.

    Thomas born Apr. 17, 1740 & died Apr. 8, 1796 Married Elizabeth Henley, Sarah Sever, Elizabeth Watson

    Catherine born 1741 & died Aug. 19, 1812 Married Captain Henley

    Sarah born 1750 & died Oct. 4, 1819 Unmarried.

    James born 1749 & died 1732 Married Miss Lechmere

    Mary born 1758 & died July 24, 1806 Unmarried.

    Margaret born 1757 & died Mar 14, 1789 Married John Codman

    Rebecca born 1747 & died Sept. 5, 1816 Married Edward Tyng and John Lowell

    Chambers born 1755 & died Mar. 16, 1790 at Charlestown, S.C. Unmarried.

    A seal ring, upon which was engraved the arms of the Strencham Russells, said to have been brought from England by Richard Russell, the emigrant, was given to his son James, who lived in England, by his father.

    Katherine Russell, wife of James Russell, departed this life very suddently, after only three days' illness, Sept. 17, 1778, age 61 years. She was born April 2, 1717, and married April 13, 1738. She had eleven children, five sons and six daughters, two of whom died in infancy, a son and a daughter, and nine survived her.

    September 21, 1778. Last Thrusday died at Lincoln, Mrs. Katherine Russell, wife of the Hon. James Russell, late of Charlestown, and last surviving daughter of the

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    Hon. Thomas Graves, age 61 years.

    A life of undissembled piety and the exercise of th emost amiable social virture fixed her strongly in the affections of all her friends and has rendered her loss severe indeed to those most nearly connected with her, on whose mind her character is indelibly marked. Her father was Nathanial Graves, a descendant of Thomas Graves, the first settler of Charlestown.

    For an account of the Graves family, see page 36 of the book.
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  • Change Date: 21 May 2005 at 01:00:00



    Marriage 1 Margaret RUSSELL b: 8 Dec 1757
    • Married: 15 Jul 1781
    • Note:
      Taken from A Genealogy of the Russell Family of Charlestown compiled by Mary Russell and Richard Sullivan 1806 - 1905

      page 49

      Margaret Russell

      The Descendants of John Codman

      John Codman born Jan. 17, 1755 died May 16, 1803
      Married (1) Margaret Russell July 15, 1781 born Dec 8, 1757. died Mar 12, 1789
      Married (2) Catherine Amory Feb 11, 1791.
      _____________________________________________

      Taken from A Genealogy of the Russell Family of Charlestown compiled by Mary Russell and Richard Sullivan 1806 - 1905

      page 18

      James Russell

      Hon. James Russell, son of Daniel, Esq., was born August 5, 1715 and married April 13, 1738, Katherine, daughter of Hon. Thomas Graves, whom he survived by twenty years. He died April 24, 1798.

      The following is a list of his children who survived their mother.

      The other two died in infancy.

      Charles, born Dec 27, 1738 & died May 27, 1780. Married Elizabeth Vassal.

      Thomas born Apr. 17, 1740 & died Apr. 8, 1796 Married Elizabeth Henley, Sarah Sever, Elizabeth Watson

      Catherine born 1741 & died Aug. 19, 1812 Married Captain Henley

      Sarah born 1750 & died Oct. 4, 1819 Unmarried.

      James born 1749 & died 1732 Married Miss Lechmere

      Mary born 1758 & died July 24, 1806 Unmarried.

      Margaret born 1757 & died Mar 14, 1789 Married John Codman

      Rebecca born 1747 & died Sept. 5, 1816 Married Edward Tyng and John Lowell

      Chambers born 1755 & died Mar. 16, 1790 at Charlestown, S.C. Unmarried.

      A seal ring, upon which was engraved the arms of the Strencham Russells, said to have been brought from England by Richard Russell, the emigrant, was given to his son James, who lived in England, by his father.

      Katherine Russell, wife of James Russell, departed this life very suddently, after only three days' illness, Sept. 17, 1778, age 61 years. She was born April 2, 1717, and married April 13, 1738. She had eleven children, five sons and six daughters, two of whom died in infancy, a son and a daughter, and nine survived her.

      September 21, 1778. Last Thrusday died at Lincoln, Mrs. Katherine Russell, wife of the Hon. James Russell, late of Charlestown, and last surviving daughter of the

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      Hon. Thomas Graves, age 61 years.

      A life of undissembled piety and the exercise of th emost amiable social virture fixed her strongly in the affections of all her friends and has rendered her loss severe indeed to those most nearly connected with her, on whose mind her character is indelibly marked. Her father was Nathanial Graves, a descendant of Thomas Graves, the first settler of Charlestown.

      For an account of the Graves family, see page 36 of the book.
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    Children
    1. Has Children John CODMAN b: 8 Aug 1782
    2. Has No Children Charles Russell CODMAN b: 14 Dec 1784

    Marriage 2 Catherine AMORY b: 1769
    • Married: 11 Feb 1791
    • Note:
      Taken from genealogy.com on May 21, 2005 -
      The Pilgrims of Boston and their Descendants

      The children of John Amory and Catherine Greene, were:

      1. John Amory, born 1759, married Catherine Willard, of Lancaster. His only child was Mrs. Henry Codman. He died 1832.

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      2. Rufus G. Amory, born 1760, graduated at Harvard College 1773, studied law, was admitted to the bar, and acquired a lucrative practice. He married Miss Nancy Geyer, and resided in Beacon-street on Boston, and at Elm Hill in Roxbury. His children were Mrs. Joseph L. Cunningham, Mrs. Col. Freeman, Mrs. Dr. Jeffries, and Mrs. Edward Linzee Cunningham. Mr. Amory died 1833.

      3. Thomas Amory, born 1762, was a merchant, in partnership with his brother John. He erected the large building at the head of Park-street for his dwelling, but commercial reverses prevented his occupying it. He resided long at Roxbury, and died there in 1823. He married Miss Elizabeth Bowen, of Providence. Their children are: Mrs. Robert Ives, of Providence, Mr. W. Raymond Lee, and two other sisters, of Roxbury, living, and John H. Amory, Thomas Amory, and Rev. Mrs. Howe, deceased.

      4. Jonathan Amory, born 1763, married Miss Lydia Fellowes, of Cuba. Their children were Mrs. David Eckley, Mrs. John Lowell, wife of the founder of the Lowell Institute, and Mrs. Poussin, of France. He died 1820.

      5. William Amory, born 1765, graduated at Cambridge 1784, and married Lucy Fletcher. His children were Caroline and Lucy, who married Mr. Bennet, and afterwards Mr. Haskell. He died 1792.

      6. Francis Amory, born 1766, married Miss Sarah Kirkland, sister of President Kirkland, and resided at Milton. His children were: Francis, George, and Mrs. Charles G. Loring. He died 1845.

      7. Catherine, born 1769, married John Codman. Her children were: Francis Codman, Mrs. Hurd, of New York, and Mrs. Wm. Ropes, living, and George Codman, Miss Elizabeth Codman, and William Codman, deceased. She died 1832.

      8. Rebecca, born 1771, married John Lowell. Their children were: John Amory Lowell, and two daughters. She died 1842.

      9. Mary, born 1773, married Mr. George Bethune. Their children were: George A. Bethune, and John M. Bethune. She died 1844.

      10. Ann, born 1774, married first John McLean, who left a large

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      estate to Harvard College and the Massachusetts Hospital, the branch of which at Somerville bears his name, and who died in 1824. Mrs. Lee died in 1834, leaving no children.

      On a Tankard now in the possession of the family, and which is mentioned in the will of Mrs. Martha Amory, of South Carolina, dated 1699, is engraved the shield annexed, which is that stated in Burke, to belong to the branch of the family settled in Oxfordshire, in England.
      ______________________________________________________

      Taken from A Genealogy of the Russell Family of Charlestown compiled by Mary Russell and Richard Sullivan 1806 - 1905

      page 49

      Margaret Russell

      The Descendants of John Codman

      John Codman born Jan. 17, 1755 died May 16, 1803
      Married (1) Margaret Russell July 15, 1781 born Dec 8, 1757. died Mar 12, 1789
      Married (2) Catherine Amory Feb 11, 1791.
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    Children
    1. Has No Children Francis CODMAN
    2. Has No Children CODMAN
    3. Has No Children CODMAN
    4. Has No Children George CODMAN
    5. Has No Children Elizabeth CODMAN
    6. Has No Children William CODMAN
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