Timothy Symmes

M, b. 1683, d. 1765
FatherWilliam Symmes b. c 10 Jan 1627, d. 22 Sep 1691
MotherMary Chickering b. b 9 Apr 1648, d. 12 Mar 1720/21
     Timothy was born in 1683 in Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. From a letter written to his brother William on 28 June 1707, he states that at that point in his life he had been working at a trade and was just finishing his apprenticeship. On leaving the employ of his master, he settled in Scituate and remained there for the rest of his life.1 Timothy married Elizabeth Collamore on 31 July 1710 in Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts. She was first married to Jeremiah Rose.2 Timothy and Elizabeth had children: Hannah [5/12/1712], Timothy [5/27/1714] [m. Mary Cleves, m.(2) Eunice Cogswell] & Anthony [9/22/1716].2 Timothy departed this life in 1765 in Scituate at age 82 years.


  1. [S127] John Adams Vinton, The Symmes Memorial: Biographical Sketch of Rev. Zechariah Symmes, Minister of Charlestown, 1634-1671, With the Genealogy & Brief Memoirs of Some of His Descendants: also embracing notices of many of the name, both in Europe & America, not connected with the family: and an autobiography., pages 33.
  2. [S1353] Notes and Queries, page 188.