Lambert Genealogy


Jonathan Lambert Genealogy

59. JONATHAN LAMBERT was born Aug. 9, 1743, and was a sea captain and a member of the Salem Marine Society. His name was No. 1 in the East India Marine Society, organized in 1799. It was probably he who owned the brigantine " Hope " in 1790, which Joseph Lambert owned in 1791 and 1792. Jonathan owned the schooner " Fog " in 1793, and was master of the brig "Laurel" in 1804. Jonathan was owner and Jonathan, jr. was master of the schooner Ruth " in 1795, and Jonathan was owner and master of the brigantine "Olive Branch" in 1796.

He married before 1768, Mary, baptized Jan. 8, 1748/9, daughter of Richard and Susanna (Hannah in vital records) (Hibbard) Lee of Manchester and Salem.

Jonathan Lambert and his wife Mary, with his sister Lydia and her husband Samuel Woodkind and his sister's husband Adam Wellman, and Rebecca Wellman his daughter, sold, for $135, to David Murphy of Salem; ropemaker, a piece of land on Essex street, which Samuel Lambert (No. 8) had owned and which Joseph (No. 28) and Jonathan (No. 29) had inherited. Rebecca Wellman was then living in Boston, though her father was of Salem (Mar. 19, 1796).

Jonathan Lambert died Nov. 9, 1804, and his wife probably before 1804. He lived on Court street.

The will of Jonathan Lambert of Salem, gentleman, dated Oct. 30, 1804, and probated Dec. 3, 1804, bequeaths to daughter Mary the southerly half of my house and the land and the southerly half of my barn and out house (on Court street, Salem), the front stairs, &c., in common with my sons, to said Mary my furniture, books & personal estate. To sons Samuel Lambert, Harry Lambert, & Nat Lambert, the northern half of above house, &c. 2/10 to Samuel, 4/10 to Harry, 4/10 to Nat. To son Jonathan Lambert $200, one-half to be paid by daughter Mary and the other half by Samuel. Mary to pay all debts, residue to my daughter Mary and she executrix.

The inventory included the house on Court street at $4300, a floor pew in the south meeting house, and was presented by " Mrs." Mary Lambert, Jan. 14, 1805.

Oct. 29, 1819, Jonathan's son Samuel, Samuel's son Henry, then of the city of New York, mariner, together with a number of other heirs of the Lees of Manchester, sold, for $25, to Joanna Goodridge of Manchester, their right in land called "Dowing Lees" in that town. Samuel's daughter Mary, unmarried, also joins in the deed.

Children, born in Salem:

74. SAMUEL, b. May 29, 1768; d. Jan. 24, 1832.
75. RICHARD, b. Jan. 9, 1770.
76. JONATHAN, b. Feb. 11, 1772; d. about 1820.
77. JOHN, b. 1773; d. Oct. 19, 1813.
78. SARAH, b. Feb. 11, 17 74.
79. MARY POLLY, b. Oct. 5, 1778; who was unmarried, died Mar. 1, 1837. . Her will, dated Dec. 26, 1836, probated Apr. 4, 1837, provides bequests for religious objects and to friends and also $30 to the children of late brother Samuel Lambert, deceased, and $30 to children of brother Harry Lambert, deceased, of Haverstraw, N. Y. The inventory included house and land on Court street, the same estate lately occupied by said Mary Lambert given her by will of her father Jonathan Lambert, adjoining the Tabernacle Society. She had bought 4/10 of the northerly half of this house, formerly the estate of Nat. Lambert, late of Salem, mariner, which he had bought, Aug. 29, 1814, at a vendue of his father's estate, from James Odell of Salem, gentleman.
80. HENRY, b. June 29, 1780; d. about 1830.
81. NATHANIEL, b. June 21, 1788; d. July, 1813, at Stockholm, Sweden.
82. CHRISTOPHER, bapt. June 3, 1792.
83. LYDIA, b. June 25, 1794; d. Jan. 1, 1796.

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