Settlement and Growth of Duxbury, 1628-1870, Dorothy Wentworth, Duxbury Rural and Historical Society. This has late 19th century photographs of the locations mentioned in the book and a very descriptive idea of the geography and who was where, describing the history of different homes and properties in the town. Wonderful reading.
Directory of the Ancestral Heads of New England Families 1620-1700, Compiled by Frank R. Holmes, Genealogical Publishing Co, 1964.
"Partridge, George, brother Rev. Ralph, resident Duxbury, Mass, 1636, proprietor Bridgewater, Mass, 1636, proprietor Bridgwater, Mass, 1645, original proprietor Middleboro, Mass, 1662."
Note, it says under George, he's a brother, under Ralph silent as to George.
Partridge, George, Duxbury, 1636, was one of the proprietors of Bridgewater in 1645."
Note: This book doesn't indicate any relationship between the two.
The surname is referred to often in the book. Six references for a Ralph, 3 for George.....
Ralph is referred to as pastor at Doxbury, some land deals, pg 1888 refers to Mr. Christopher Wadsworth sent to England to "fetch" Ralph Partridge, etc.
Stephen Tracy. Mary Walton Ferris treated Stephen Tracy in 1931 (Dawes Gates 2:799-802), and Donald Lines Jacobus has twice prepared accounts of this immigrant (Waterman Gen 1:688:90, Ackley-Bosworth 37-38). (Citation from Great Migration Begins.
The Adventurous Tryphose (Lee) Tracy, Article in American Genealogist, by Robert S.Wakefield (TAG, Vol 51, No. 2, Pg 71, April, 1975.) - Gives sources for stay of both Stephen and Tryphosa in Leiden, Holland, as well as Stephen Tracy's parents family's parish register entries in England.
Partridge Genealogy, by George Henry, 1915
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of original proprietors of Bridgewater, Mass, in 1645. includes both
Ralph and George. Bridgewater is approximately 10 miles inland from
the Plymouth colony, almost directly west.
Return to the George Partridge Index at Mom's Side Family Histories.
At genealogylibrary.com is: Descendants of George Partridge of Duxbury,
MA, George Henry Partridge, The Plimpton Press, Norwood, MA 1915
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