Zipporah SMITH

26 Mar 1726 - 20 Feb 1815

  • BIRTH: 26 Mar 1726, Needham, Suffolk, MA
  • BAPTISM: 15 May 1726, Needham, Suffolk, MA
  • DEATH: 20 Feb 1815, Tolland, Tolland, CT
  • BURIAL: Tolland Cemetery
Father: Samuel SMITH
Mother: Zipporah MORSE

Family 1 : Richard INGERSOLL
  • MARRIAGE: ABT 1743, Tolland, CT
  1.  Sarah INGERSOLL
  2. +Ebenezer INGERSOLL
  3.  Richard INGERSOLL
  4.  Ruth INGERSOLL
  5.  Lois INGERSOLL
  6.  Thomas INGERSOLL
  7.  Mehitable INGERSOLL
  8.  Josiah (Joseph) INGERSOLL
  9.  Hannah INGERSOLL
  10.  Mehitable INGERSOLL
  11.  John INGERSOLL
  12.  Isaac INGERSOLL
Family 2 : Ebenezer MASON
  • MARRIAGE: ABT 4 Dec 1789, Ashford, Windham, CT [5710]

                                         _Christopher SMITH ___
                   _John SMITH _________|
                  |                     |_Mary FAIRBANKS ______+
 _Samuel SMITH ___|
|                 |                      _Ralph DAY ___________
|                 |_Abigail DAY ________|
|                                       |_Abigail CRAFTS ______+
|--Zipporah SMITH 
|                                        _Samuel MORSE ________+
|                  _Joshua MORSE _______|
|                 |                     |_Elizabeth WOOD ______+
|_Zipporah MORSE _|
                  |                      _Samuel PENNIMAN _____+
                  |_Elizabeth PENNIMAN _|
                                        |_Elizabeth PARMENTER _+

[489] Ancestry of Zipporah Smith from a GEDCOM at RootsWeb by Helen S. Ullmann, CG, FASG, GEDCOM [].

"Vital Records of Needham, Massachusetts, 1711-1845"
Robert Brand Hanson, ed.
Picton Press; Camden, ME; 1997
(Births to Samuel and Zipporah Smith: Zipporah, b. 3/26/1726; bap. 5/15/1726.)

"Vital Records of Needham, Massachusetts"
Massachusetts State Society, DAR; 1959
Page: 63 (Birth record)

"Baptisms Recorded by the Ministers of the First Church in Needham"
Clarke, George Kuhn
NEHGR v57 p24 (Jan 1903)
"May 15, 1726: ...Zipporah, Daughter of Samuel & Zipporah Smith"

"Connecticut Cemetery Inscriptions"
Eno, Joel Nelson
NEHGR v72 p114
"Zepporah Mason relict of Ebenezer Mason died Feb. 20, 1815 age 89"

"Morse Genealogy"
J. Howard Morse, Emily W. Leavitt
Morse Society, New York, 1903
pp40: "Zipporah Smith, born March 26, 1726."

"Soloman and Sarah (Smith) Mason of Ashford, Connecticut"
Helen Schatvet Ullman
MOSSOG v28, p38 (Summer 2004)
"There seems no reason to doubt Sarah's identity, especially since her sister Zipporah
eventually married Soloman's brother Ebenezer as his third wife."

"The Correct Ancestry of Ebenezer Smith"
Judith Miner Hine Luedemann
Connecticut Nutmegger, v23, pp68-76 (1990)
"Zipporah, b 26 Mar 1726 (NVR p.63); bp 15 May 1726 (Reg 57:24); prob mar. William Watkins
as his second wife; no primary proof found."

"More on the Smiths of Ashford, Connecticut"
Helen Schatvet Ullman
Connecticut Nutmegger, v36, pp559-564 (Mar 2004)
"Zipporah Smith did not marry William Watkins. She married (1) about 1744, as his second
wife, Richard Ingersoll of Tolland, Connecticut. After his death in January 1785 at age
76, Zipporah married (2), about 4 December 1789, Deacon Ebenezer Mason of Ashford, brother
of Zipporah's sister Sarah's husband, Solomon Mason. Zipporah died on 20 February 1815 at
age 89 and was buried beside her first husband in Tolland."

"Genealogy of the Ingersoll Family in America"
Lillian Drake Avery
Frederick H. Hitchcock, Grafton Press, New York, 1926
pp. 27-28: "[Richard Ingersoll] located in Tolland County and probably married there about
1743-4, Zipporah Smith, born Mar. 3, 1726; died Feb., 1815. About 1773 or 4 he removed to
Petersham, Mass.; bought land and a mill and carried on the business of a farmer and miller
until 1778 or 9, when he returned to Tolland and died there Jan., 1785 (headstone). Mrs. Zipporah
Ingersoll married about 1789, Deacon Ebenezer Mason of the Ashford (Conn.) church. He died
about 1800. Zipporah (Ingersoll) Mason is buried by the side of Richard Ingersoll in the Tolland

Historical Collections of the Essex Institute
Vol. 52, No. 2, p. 192 (Apr 1916)
T.A. Skilton, "Note On Ingersoll Genealogy"

[5710] [S103] Pomfret, Conn.,Probate District

  • PAGE: File #2819
  • NOTE:

    [5711] Ebenezer Mason's file includes several references to his marriagesettlement with Zipporah and then the settlement itself, dated 4 Dec.1789, "received of Zeporah Inggesoll of Tolland" various articles.Zipporah is the sister of Ebenezer's brother Solomon's wife Sarah Smith.

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