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Consider Moseley, son of John Mawdsley and Mary Newberry, was born at Windsor, Connecticut, 21 November 1675.1,2,3 He died at Westfield, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, 12 September 1755,3,4 and was buried at Mechanic Street Cemetery, Westfield, Hampden Co., Massachusetts.5

Consider married (1) Elizabeth Bancroft, daughter of Nathaniel Bancroft and Hannah Williams, 7 July 1709;4 he married (2), as her 2nd husband, Rebecca Williams, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), at Westfield, 13 May 1731.3

Consider Moseley was a lieutenant and selectman at Westfield.3

Family 1

Elizabeth Bancroft b. 31 Oct 1685, d. bt 1722 - 1730
  • Rhoda Moseley4 b. 1710
  • Israel Moseley4 b. 1711
  • Daniel Moseley4 b. 27 Mar 1714
  • Elizabeth Moseley4 b. 27 Mar 1714
  • Lydia Moseley+6,7 b. 9 Feb 1716, d. 19 Jun 1787
  • Ruth Moseley4 b. 17 Oct 1717
  • Benjamin Moseley4 b. 1 Dec 1719
  • Mary Moseley4 b. 5 Jan 1722

Family 2

Rebecca Williams b. 27 Sep 1685
This person was last edited on16 Dec 2017


  1. [S616] Samuel H. Parsons, "Record of Marriages and Births in Windsor, Ct.," The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 5 (April 1851): 225-230, at 229, further cited as Parsons, "Record of Marriages and Births in Windsor, Ct."
  2. [S925] James Savage, A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, Four Volumes. Boston, Massachusetts: Little, Brown & Company, 1860-1862, 3:178-179. CD-ROM reprint, Compendium of New England Pioneers: A Collection of 14 Classic Genealogical Dictionaries of Early New England Settlers (Columbia, Maryland: Archive CD Books USA, 2006), further cited as Savage's Dictionary.
  3. [S507] Adelbert Milton Dewey, Louis Marinus Dewey, William T. Dewey, Orville C. Dewey and George Dewey, Life of George Dewey, Rear Admiral, U.S.N., and Dewey Family History, Illustrated (Westfield, Mass: Dewey Publishing, 1898), 849, further cited as Dewey, et al., Dewey Family.
  4. [S615] Herbert W. Briggs, "Records from the Bible of Pliny Moseley, Descended to Daniel Moseley," The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 109 (April 1955): 103-106, further cited as Briggs, "Moseley Bible."
  5. [S1706] National Youth Administration, A List of Gravestones in the Mechanic Street Cemetery: Westfield, Massachusetts (Typescript ed., Westfield, Massachusetts: Westfield Athenaeum, 1939), 117, further cited as NYA, Mechanic Street Cemetery.
  6. [S507] Dewey, et al., Dewey Family, 864.
  7. [S615] Briggs, "Moseley Bible," 123-126.