584. Nathaniel BOSWORTH343 was born on 4 September 1617 in Market Bosworth, Leicester, England. He died on 31 August 1690 at the age of 72 in Bristol, RI.344 He was buried in Congregational Churchyard, Bristol, RI. He came over as a child with his parents in 1634 on the ship Elizabeth and Dorcas. He settled in Hingham, MA. He was both a cooper and a fisherman and became Deacon of the church at Hull, MA. He and Bridget had 9 children born in Hull and baptized in Hingham. He moved to Bristol in 1683. He bought 1/32nd part of the Mt. Hope lands from the proprietors. He built the first frame house in Bristol on the east side of Hope Street, just north of the bridge across Silver Creek. He became a citizen of Bristol at its first town meeting, along with Benjamin and Edward Bosworth, in 1681 and was first Deacon of the Congregational Church.
A cousin, Benjamin Jones, is mentioned in his will. Will dtd. March 15, 1689/90, probated November 20, 1690, calls him a yeoman, names wife Bridget, 6 sons, and 3 daughters. It mentions his lands in Hull, England. Will of Nathaniel Bosworth dtd. March 15, 1689, proved November 20, 1690. Mentions son Nathaniel eldest, Joseph, John, Jeremy, Bellamy, Edward, dau. Mary Lobdell, Hannah Jacob, and Bridget.
Benjamin Bosworth came from England in 1634, settled in Hingham, MA Bridget BELLAMY and Nathaniel BOSWORTH were married in 1645 in Hull, Plymouth Co., MA.222
585. Bridget BELLAMY was born in 1621 in Hull, Plymouth Co., MA. She died on 15 June 1705 at the age of 84 in Bristol, Bristol Co., RI. She was probably the widow of Jeremiah Bellamy and Nicholas Lobdell.