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Saturday, February 8, 2014

Ober of Massachusetts -- Surname Saturday

The Ober line is an old Massachusetts line of mine. I'm sharing my three generations, with more information on my direct lines which are in All Caps.  This was one of the early families I worked on many years ago, back when just the direct line was done. Therefore, there is more work to do. Fortunately, there are many vital records for this family as well as available books. For the first time, and as a benefit to others searching the Ober family, I put a few links below to give you an idea what is available. If you want to add more, please use the comment section, and I'll add it to this post.










Ober + genealogy on google: https://www.google.com/webhp?ei=gnT1UsDRLIilsAS3qYCwCw&ved=0CAYQqS4oBA#q=ober+genealogy


Ober + history: https://www.google.com/webhp?ei=gnT1UsDRLIilsAS3qYCwCw&ved=0CAYQqS4oBA#q=ober+history

Ober on www.AmericanAncestors.org:  Hits: 3172 (Members only)
http://www.americanancestors.org/Search.aspx?LN=Ober&Run=1

Ober on www.WorldCat.org: 68,104 for all material (Type in Ober)

Ober on www.FamilySearch.org: For books, 3,543. (Go  to search, then books)

Generation No. 1

1.JOHN OBER was born 19 FEB 1613 in Abbotsbury, co. Dorset, England. He married ELIZABETH BUTCHER 12 NOV 1640 in England. She was born BEF 10 JUN 1612 in Abbotsbury, co. Dorset, England.
Child of JOHN OBER and ELIZABETH BUTCHER was:
+2  i.RICHARD OBER was born BEF 21 NOV 1641 in Abbotsbury, co. Dorset, England, and died 4 MAR 1716 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts.


Generation No. 2

2.RICHARD OBER (JOHN OBER1) was born BEF 21 NOV 1641 in Abbotsbury, co. Dorset, England, and died 4 MAR 1716 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts. He was buried in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts. He married ABIGAIL WOODBURY 26 DEC 1671 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts, daughter of NICHOLAS WOODBURY and ANNA PALGRAVE. She was born AUG 1655 in Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts, and died 28 JAN 1742 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts. She was buried in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts.
Children of RICHARD OBER and ABIGAIL WOODBURY were:
+3  i.John OBER was born ABT 1 JUN 1675 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts, and died 29 MAY 1744 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts.
4  ii.Anna OBER was born BEF 26 SEP 1675 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts, and died 2 APR 1702 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts. She married Robert MORGAN 4 JUL 1692 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts. He was born 1670, and died 1762.
+5  iii.Elizabeth OBER was born BEF 9 DEC 1677 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts, and died 28 JUN 1730 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts.
6  iv.Abigail OBER was born BEF 1 FEB 1680 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts.
+7  v.Hezekiah OBER was born 9 NOV 1681 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts, and died 26 NOV 1739 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts.
+8  vi.RICHARD OBER was born 1 MAR 1683/4 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts, and died 2 AUG 1725 in Canso, Nova Scotia, Canada.
+9  vii.Nicholas OBER was born 17 SEP 1686 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts, and died 9 JUN 1730 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts.
+10  viii.Benjamin OBER was born 14 APR 1689 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts, and died 17 NOV 1723 in Berwick, York Co., Maine.
+11  ix.Samuel OBER was born 13 JUN 1693 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts, and died 26 SEP 1725 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts.


Generation No. 3

3.John OBER (RICHARD OBER2, JOHN OBER1) was born ABT 1 JUN 1675 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts, and died 29 MAY 1744 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts. He married Hannah WOODBURY 5 JUL 1694 in Ipswich, Essex Co., Massachusetts, daughter of Thomas WOODBURY. She was born 1672.
Children of John OBER and Hannah WOODBURY were:
12  i.Abigail OBER was born ABT 12 SEP 1697 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts.
13  ii.John OBER was born ABT 24 SEP 1699 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts.
14  iii.Hannah OBER was born 15 AUG 1704 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts, and died 29 AUG 1704 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts.
5.Elizabeth OBER (RICHARD OBER2, JOHN OBER1) was born BEF 9 DEC 1677 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts, and died 28 JUN 1730 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts. She was buried in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts. She married John BALCH ABT 5 OCT 1700 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts, son of John BALCH and Hannah VERIN. He was born ABT 26 JUL 1680 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts, and died 1723.
Children of Elizabeth OBER and John BALCH were:
15  i.Joanna BALCH was born 30 APR 1702 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts. She married David ELLINWOOD 23 DEC 1719 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts.
16  ii.Andrew BALCH was born 27 FEB 1706/7 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts. He married Bethiah LOVETT 1 JAN 1729. She died 15 SEP 1745. He married Ruth WOODBURY 21 JAN 1746.
7.Hezekiah OBER (RICHARD OBER2, JOHN OBER1) was born 9 NOV 1681 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts, and died 26 NOV 1739 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts. He was buried in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts. He married Anna\e MORGAN 5 NOV 1702 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts, daughter of Samuel MORGAN and Elizabeth DIXEY. She was born ABT 9 AUG 168 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts.
Children of Hezekiah OBER and Anna\e MORGAN were:
17  i.Elizabeth OBER was born 15 AUG 1703 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts.
18  ii.Samuel OBER was born 13 SEP 1705 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts.
19  iii.Johannah OBER was born 17 MAY 1711 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts.
20  iv.Hezekiah OBER was born 5 JUN 1714 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts.
21  v.Judeth OBER was born 30 APR 1721 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts.
22  vi.Benjamin OBER was born 14 JUN 1724 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts, and died 27 NOV 1818 in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Essex Co., Massachusetts. He married Abigail FOSTER.
8.RICHARD OBER (RICHARD OBER2, JOHN OBER1) was born 1 MAR 1683/4 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts, and died 2 AUG 1725 in Canso, Nova Scotia, Canada. He married PRISCILLA WOODBURY 15 JAN 1706 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts, daughter of PETER WOODBURY and SARAH DODGE. She was born 23 JUN 1687 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts.
Child of RICHARD OBER and PRISCILLA WOODBURY was:
+23  i.SARAH OBER was born 20 MAR 1721 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts.
9.Nicholas OBER (RICHARD OBER2, JOHN OBER1) was born 17 SEP 1686 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts, and died 9 JUN 1730 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts. He was buried in Essex, Essex Co., Massachusestts. He married Abigail CONANT 16 JAN 1711 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts, daughter of Lot CONANT and Elizabeth PRIDE. She was born 3 MAY 1690 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts, and died 20 APR 1786 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts. She was buried in Essex, Essex Co., Massachusestts.
Children of Nicholas OBER and Abigail CONANT were:
24  i.Abigel OBER was born 17 FEB 1711/2 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts.
25  ii.Sarah OBER was born 29 OCT 1715 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts, and died 1715 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts.
26  iii.William OBER was born 16 JUN 1719 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts.
27  iv.Johannah OBER was born 29 MAR 1724 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts.
10.Benjamin OBER (RICHARD OBER2, JOHN OBER1) was born 14 APR 1689 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts, and died 17 NOV 1723 in Berwick, York Co., Maine. He married Rachel RAYMOND 12 FEB 1712/3 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts. She died AFT 1723.
Children of Benjamin OBER and Rachel RAYMOND were:
28  i.Anna OBER was born 12 NOV 1715 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts, and died BEF 27 SEP 1791 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts. She married Henry HALE 21 AUG 1735 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts. He died 30 SEP 1736. She married William BARTLETT ABT 17 JUL 1740 in Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts.
29  ii.Rachel OBER was born BEF 3 NOV 1717 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts, and died 3 JUN 1724 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts.
30  iii.Benjamin OBER was born BEF 20 MAR 1720 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts, and died 1 JUN 1724 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts.
31  iv.Jonathan OBER was born BEF 13 MAY 1722 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts, and died 1 JUN 1724 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts.
32  v.Mary OBER was born BEF 21 JUL 1723 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts.
11.Samuel OBER (RICHARD OBER2, JOHN OBER1) was born 13 JUN 1693 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts, and died 26 SEP 1725 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts. He married Elizabeth STONE 14 MAY 1719 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts.
Child of Samuel OBER and Elizabeth STONE was:
33  i.Andrew OBER was born ABT 1721 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts, and died 5 DEC 1731 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts.


Generation No. 4

23.SARAH OBER (RICHARD OBER3, RICHARD OBER2, JOHN OBER1) was born 20 MAR 1721 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts. She married NATHANIEL CRESSEY 16 FEB 1744 in Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts, son of JOB CRESSEY and REBECCA DIAMOND. He was born 1724 in Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts, and died 27 SEP 1809 in Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts.
Children of SARAH OBER and NATHANIEL CRESSEY were:
34  i.Priscilla CRESSEY was born 15 DEC 1744 in Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts. She married James GRAY 6 JAN 1771 in Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts.
35  ii.Rebecca CRESSEY was born 13 AUG 1747 in Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts. She married Daniel TWISS 3 DEC 1772 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts. She married Thomas DAVIS 5 NOV 1778 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts. She married John LANDER 25 SEP 1784 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts. She married John CRESSEY 18 MAY 1790.
36  iii.Nathaniel CRESSEY was born 19 FEB 1750 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts.
37  iv.Dimon\Diamond CRESSEY was born 4 JUN 1752 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts, and died ABT DEC 1781. He married Joanna BATCHELDER ABT 17 SEP 1780.
+38  v.JOB CRESSEY was born 19 APR 1755 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts.
39  vi.Sarah CRESSEY was born 20 JAN 1758 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts. She married William DEDMAN 29 AUG 1779.
40  vii.Abigail CRESSEY was born 28 JAN 1761 in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts. She married Joseph MASURY 14 MAY 1786.