Kidder, James

Birth Name Kidder, James
Gender male
Age at Death 50 years, 3 months, 15 days


REFN: ems-jw
Ancestral File Number:<AFN> 22LP-ZX
Came over to Cambridge, MA as an Ensign, in 1649. Lived in Cambridge;received grant for a ten-acre lot in Billerica in 1656; finally locatedthis lot in 1658, and moved to Billerica to settle this land in 1659.This lot eventually grew to become thirty acres of land near the centerof town, where he built his home. In addition he acquired twenty-sixacresof land, a sixty-acre parcel, thirty-one acres at the head of abrook (is now in Tewksbury), and several smaller lots of land. At thevery least, he had acquired one hundred and forty-seven acres inBillerica. An Ensign in Captain Danforth's military company his housebecame a military garrison in 1676. In theIndian War, he was placed incharge of the Indians at Wamesit; died 6 APR 1676.Theinventory of hisestate was filed on 1 JUN 1677. His widow remarried to William Underwoodof Chelmsford on 17 MAR 1684/5. -[]


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1626 East Grinstead,Sussex,England    
Death 1676-04-16 Billerica,Middlesex,Ma    
Unknown   Immigrant Bullet  


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Kidder, Jamesabout 1595Deceased
Mother Kidder, Mrs. Elizabethabout 1599Deceased
         Kidder, James 1626 1676-04-16


Family of Kidder, James and Moore, Ann

Married Wife Moore, Ann ( * about 1630 + 1691 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage about 1649 Cambridge, Middlesex, MA Marriage of unknown  


Name Birth Date Death Date
Kidder, John1655/1656before 1731-10-07
Kidder, Hannah1651-03-011699
Kidder, Dorothy1652-01-29before 1724
Kidder, James1653-01-031732-12-15
Kidder, Thomas1657-03-011742-05-10
Kidder, Nathaniel1659-02-271691-01-07
Kidder, Ephraim1660-08-311724-09-25
Kidder, Stephen1662-11-261748-07-05
Kidder, Enoch1664-09-161752-12-01
Kidder, Samuel1666-01-071724-07-04
Kidder, Sarah1667-06-011717-02-27
Kidder, Joseph1670-11-201683