Alexander Balcom

#561, b. 4 April 1696, d. 3 March 1759
Last Edited29 Dec 2001
Father*Alexander Balcom II b. b 1661, d. 31 Jan 1727
Mother*Sarah Woodcock b. b 1685
Name VariationAlexander Balcombe III 
Birth*4 April 1696Attleborough, Massachusetts, USA1 
Death*3 March 1759Attleborough, Massachusetts, USA 

Citations

  1. [S52] Frank W. Balcomb, A First Book of the Balcombe Family (; Peabody, MA: The Fraedy Press, August 1942), Library of Congress.

Alexander Balcom I

#553, b. circa 1630, d. 4 May 1711
Last Edited20 May 2011

Family 1

Children 1.Alexander Balcom II+ b. b 1661, d. 31 Jan 1727
 2.Sarah Balcom b. c 1663

Family 2

Jane Holbrook b. 1652, d. bt 1696 - 1711
Marriage*circa 1676Jane Holbrook; Providence, Rhode Island, USA; Jane Holbrook Albee (or Albree) was widow of John Albee, killed by Indians at Mendon.1,2,4 
Children 1.John Balcom b. 1678, d. 30 Jan 1739
 2.Freegift Balcom b. 1680, d. a 1722
 3.Joseph Balcom+ b. 26 Jul 1682, d. 1733
 4.Hannah Balcom b. c 1684
 5.Samuel Balcom b. c 1686, d. c 14 Jul 1712
 6.Deborah Balcom b. 1688, d. b 7 Jul 1713
 7.Lydia Balcom b. c 1690
Birth*circa 1630Balcombe, Sussex, England; Birth was possibly in Sussex or in Holland as his family is en route to New England.1,2 
Name Variation1630Alexander Balcombe
Occupation*circa 1650Rhode Island, USA; a mason and farmer2 
Marriage*circa 1650Rhode Island, USA; his first wife3,2 
Residence*31 January 1664Portsmouth, Rhode Island, USA; House belonged to Philip Taber.1,2 
Marriage*circa 1676Jane Holbrook; Providence, Rhode Island, USA; Jane Holbrook Albee (or Albree) was widow of John Albee, killed by Indians at Mendon.1,2,4 
Land1679Rhode Island, USA; "Alexander Balkcom of Newport"leased land on the south side of the Pawtucket River, near the former dwelling of William Blackstone 
Comment*1683Providence, Rhode Island, USA; He served in the Rhode Island Legislature.5 
Land*14 July 1686Wesquodomsett, Rhode Island, USA; bought from Nathan Payne a tract of land about 12 miles north of Providence1 
Land Grant*26 May 1691fifty acres of land located near the colony line and ten mile hill at Rehoboth, Rhode Island. (Rehoboth Proprietor's Records vol. 2, p.199.) 
Death*4 May 1711possibly in Rhode Island.1 
Will*31 May 1711The inventory of his personal estate was 35 pounds, 4 shillings, 7d.1 

Citations

  1. [S52] Frank W. Balcomb, A First Book of the Balcombe Family (; Peabody, MA: The Fraedy Press, August 1942), Library of Congress.
  2. [S168] Dr. Hoyt M. Warren, Henry's Heritage, A History of Henry County, Alabama (P.O. Box 222, Abbeville, AL 36830: Henry County Historical Society, 1978), compiled by Mrs. Sara Newton Carroll.
  3. [S121] Researcher R. Slay, Compiled Descendants of Alexander Balcom, reference date Nov 2000.
  4. [S319] Melinde Lutz Sanborn, Supplement to Torrey's New England Marriages Prior to 1700 (, page 21 Genealogical Publishing Co, 1991).
  5. [S168] Dr. Hoyt M. Warren, Henry's Heritage, 1978.

Alexander Balcom II

#554, b. before 1661, d. 31 January 1727
Last Edited3 Jan 2011
Father*Alexander Balcom I b. c 1630, d. 4 May 1711

Family

Sarah Woodcock b. b 1685
Marriage*say 1687Sarah Woodcock2 
Children 1.William Balcom b. 3 Sep 1692
 2.Catherine Balcom b. 7 Feb 1694
 3.Alexander Balcom b. 4 Apr 1696, d. 3 Mar 1759
 4.John Balcom+ b. 29 Apr 1699, d. 9 Feb 1782
 5.Baruch Balcom+ b. 12 Jun 1702, d. b Sep 1758
 6.Sarah Balcom b. 8 Feb 1703
 7.Joseph Balcom b. 23 Feb 1705, d. 17 Dec 1787
Birth*before 1661Providence, Rhode Island, USA1 
Name Variation1661Alexander Balcombe II 
Occupation*a stonemason.1 
Naturalization*May 16821 
Marriage*say 1687Sarah Woodcock2 
Residence*before 1692Attleborough, Massachusetts, USA1 
Land*1701Attleborough, Massachusetts, USA; Purchased from William Woodcock, his father-in-law.1 
Land1708Attleborough, Massachusetts, USA; Purchased 20 acres from, among others, Sarah Woodcock, his mother-in-law.1,3 
Death*31 January 1727Large inventory in his will, included money, livestock, "silver sleeve buttons". Wife Sarah was named as Administrator.1,3 

Citations

  1. [S52] Frank W. Balcomb, A First Book of the Balcombe Family (; Peabody, MA: The Fraedy Press, August 1942), Library of Congress.
  2. [S121] Researcher R. Slay, Compiled Descendants of Alexander Balcom, reference date Nov 2000.
  3. [S168] Dr. Hoyt M. Warren, Henry's Heritage, A History of Henry County, Alabama (P.O. Box 222, Abbeville, AL 36830: Henry County Historical Society, 1978).

Baruch Balcom

#563, b. 12 June 1702, d. before September 1758
Last Edited13 Sep 2009
Father*Alexander Balcom II b. b 1661, d. 31 Jan 1727
Mother*Sarah Woodcock1 b. b 1685

Family

Patience Blake b. b 1723
Marriage*16 December 1739Patience Blake; Attleborough, Massachusetts, USA3 
Children 1.Ichabod Balcom I+3 b. 26 Jan 1740, d. 2 Jun 1789
 2.Prudence Balcom3 b. 2 Apr 1741
 3.Patience Balcom b. 2 Apr 1741
Comment*Variants Balcombe/Balkcom/Balkum2 
Name VariationBalkcom 
Birth*12 June 1702Attleborough, Massachusetts, USA3 
Marriage*16 December 1739Patience Blake; Attleborough, Massachusetts, USA3 
Commentafter 1742The reference notes the possibility of other children, including possibly an Alexander.4 
Migration*17 June 1750Patience Blake; Bath, Beaufort County, North Carolina, USA; per reference, "Record of a judgment against Nathan Cobb of Attleboro in favor of "Baruch Balcombe of Bath Town on Pamlico River, North Carolina" shows Baruch had moved south".5 
Tax List*1755Beaufort County, North Carolina, USA; on the list of Beaufort County Taxpayers (Baruch Balcombe)6 
Death*before September 1758Bath, Beaufort County, North Carolina, USA 

Citations

  1. [S121] Researcher R. Slay, Compiled Descendants of Alexander Balcom, reference date Nov 2000.
  2. [S125] Researcher N. Balcom, http://www.go.ednet.ns.ca/~neil/index.html
  3. [S52] Frank W. Balcomb, A First Book of the Balcombe Family (; Peabody, MA: The Fraedy Press, August 1942), Library of Congress.
  4. [S168] Dr. Hoyt M. Warren, Henry's Heritage, A History of Henry County, Alabama (P.O. Box 222, Abbeville, AL 36830: Henry County Historical Society, 1978).
  5. [S168] Dr. Hoyt M. Warren, Henry's Heritage, 1978, compiled by Mrs. Sara Newton Carroll.
  6. [S119] Clarence E. Ratcliff, compiler, North Carolina Taxpayers 1701-1786 (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co, Inc, 1984), page 9. Hereinafter cited as North Carolina Taxpayers 1701-1786.

Catherine Balcom

#560, b. 7 February 1694
Last Edited1 Nov 2002
Father*Alexander Balcom II b. b 1661, d. 31 Jan 1727
Mother*Sarah Woodcock b. b 1685
Married NameStarkey 
Birth*7 February 1694Attleborough, Massachusetts, USA1 
Marriage*2 February 1717 

Citations

  1. [S52] Frank W. Balcomb, A First Book of the Balcombe Family (; Peabody, MA: The Fraedy Press, August 1942), Library of Congress.

Daniel Balcom

#788, b. 4 March 1739
Last Edited9 Feb 2001
Father*John Balcom b. 29 Apr 1699, d. 9 Feb 1782
Birth*4 March 1739 
Military*28 June 1777Continental Army, Attleborough, Massachusetts, USA; Private, Capt. Thomas Hunt's (8th) co., Col. Henry's regt; Continental Army pay accounts for service from June 28, 1777, to May 15, 1779; reported deserted May 15, 1779; also, Capt. James Jones; co, Gen. Jackson's regt.; pay roll for Feb 1778, dated Guelph, PA; also, pay rolls for June, July, and August, 1778, dated Providence; also, pay roll for Sept 1778, dated Pawtuxet; also pay roll for Nov 1778; also pay rolls for Feb-Apr 1779, dated Pawtuxet; reported on command at Newtown in April; enlistment, 3 years.1 

Citations

  1. [S141] Secretary of the Commonwealth, Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution , 1-17 (, Vol 1, p 512; Boston, MA: Wright and Potter Print Co., 1896).

Deborah Balcom

#608, b. 13 August 1712
Last Edited15 Jan 2001
Father*Joseph Balcom b. 26 Jul 1682, d. 1733
Mother*Phoebe Mendon b. c 1678
Married NameCrary 
Birth*13 August 1712Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA1 
Marriage*21 March 1732Married Benjamin Crary.1 

Citations

  1. [S52] Frank W. Balcomb, A First Book of the Balcombe Family (; Peabody, MA: The Fraedy Press, August 1942), Library of Congress.

Deborah Balcom

#620, b. 1688, d. before 7 July 1713
Last Edited15 Jan 2001
Father*Alexander Balcom I b. c 1630, d. 4 May 1711
Mother*Jane Holbrook b. 1652, d. bt 1696 - 1711
Married NameDeborah Arnold; She married M. Arnold.1 
Birth*1688Providence, Rhode Island, USA 
Death*before 7 July 1713Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA1 

Citations

  1. [S52] Frank W. Balcomb, A First Book of the Balcombe Family (; Peabody, MA: The Fraedy Press, August 1942), Library of Congress.

Edward Balcom1

#2063, b. say 1720, d. say 1800
Last Edited31 Jul 2004
Name VariationBalcombe1 
Birth*say 1720England1 
Emigration*April 1742Elizabeth Balcom; London, Surrey County, England; "Edward Balcombe", "Elizabeth Balcombe", transported to Maryland. From the early 1600s until about 1785, England sent large numbers of prisoners, vagrants, and sometimes orphans to Maryland and Virginia to be indentured to landowners for labor. The reference estimates that 10% of the males living in Maryland in the mid-1700s had been sent under that policy.1 
Death*say 1800USA1 

Citations

  1. [S294] Peter Wilson Coldham, The King's Passengers to Maryland and Virginia (, "Felons transported from London to Maryland by the "Bond", Capt. John Gardiner, in April 1742", Surrey (apparently location of court where they were prosecuted); Rear 63 East Main St, Westminster, Maryland 21157: Family Line Publications, 1997), York County Heritage Trust.

Elijah (Elias) Balcom

#615, b. 26 July 1729, d. 1769
Last Edited15 Jan 2001
Father*Joseph Balcom b. 26 Jul 1682, d. 1733
Mother*Phoebe Mendon b. c 1678

Family

Ruth Creed b. c 1732
Child 1.Mary Balcom b. 27 Apr 1753
Birth*26 July 1729Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA1 
Marriage*16 June 1752Ruth Creed; Douglas, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA1 
Death*1769Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA1 

Citations

  1. [S52] Frank W. Balcomb, A First Book of the Balcombe Family (; Peabody, MA: The Fraedy Press, August 1942), Library of Congress.

Elizabeth Balcom1

#2064, b. say 1720, d. say 1800
Last Edited31 Jul 2004
Name VariationBalcombe1 
Birth*say 1720England1 
Emigration*April 1742Edward Balcom; London, Surrey County, England; "Edward Balcombe", "Elizabeth Balcombe", transported to Maryland. From the early 1600s until about 1785, England sent large numbers of prisoners, vagrants, and sometimes orphans to Maryland and Virginia to be indentured to landowners for labor. The reference estimates that 10% of the males living in Maryland in the mid-1700s had been sent under that policy.1 
Death*say 1800USA1 

Citations

  1. [S294] Peter Wilson Coldham, The King's Passengers to Maryland and Virginia (, "Felons transported from London to Maryland by the "Bond", Capt. John Gardiner, in April 1742", Surrey (apparently location of court where they were prosecuted); Rear 63 East Main St, Westminster, Maryland 21157: Family Line Publications, 1997), York County Heritage Trust.

Freegift Balcom

#617, b. 1680, d. after 1722
Last Edited31 Dec 2001
Father*Alexander Balcom I b. c 1630, d. 4 May 1711
Mother*Jane Holbrook b. 1652, d. bt 1696 - 1711
Birth*1680Providence, Rhode Island, USA1 
Comment*Providence, Rhode Island, USA; Providence records show the appointment of a guardian due to insanity.1 
Death*after 17221 

Citations

  1. [S52] Frank W. Balcomb, A First Book of the Balcombe Family (; Peabody, MA: The Fraedy Press, August 1942), Library of Congress.

Hannah Balcom

#618, b. circa 1684
Last Edited15 Jan 2001
Father*Alexander Balcom I b. c 1630, d. 4 May 1711
Mother*Jane Holbrook b. 1652, d. bt 1696 - 1711
Married NameArnold 
Married NameHaywood 
Birth*circa 1684Providence, Rhode Island, USA1 
Marriage*22 January 1715She married Ebenezer Haywood (Howard?).1 
Marriage3 October 1742She married John Arnold.2 

Citations

  1. [S125] Researcher N. Balcom, http://www.go.ednet.ns.ca/~neil/index.html
  2. [S52] Frank W. Balcomb, A First Book of the Balcombe Family (; Peabody, MA: The Fraedy Press, August 1942), Library of Congress.

Hannah Balcom

#790, b. 13 January 1756
Last Edited6 Jan 2001
Birth*13 January 1756Mansfield, Connecticut, USA 

Hester Balcom

#786, b. 16 August 1737
Last Edited6 Jan 2001
Father*John Balcom b. 29 Apr 1699, d. 9 Feb 1782
Birth*16 August 1737 

Ichabod Balcom I

#738, b. 26 January 1740, d. 2 June 1789
Last Edited15 Feb 2016
Father*Baruch Balcom1 b. 12 Jun 1702, d. b Sep 1758
Mother*Patience Blake b. b 1723

Family 1

Sarah H. Boyd b. a 1735
Marriage*Sarah H. Boyd; Bath, Beaufort County, North Carolina, USA8,9,10 
Children 1.John Balkcom+4 b. bt 1755 - 1774, d. 1803
 2.Alexander Balkcom III+15 b. bt 1760 - 1770, d. 1852
 3.Ichabod Balkcom II+ b. 1772, d. a 1860
 4.Sarah Balcom4 b. c 1775

Family 2

Child 1.Seth Balkcom6 b. bt 1766 - 1784, d. b 25 Nov 1816
Name VariationBalkcom; (for sort only) 
Name Variation1739Ichabod Balcombe I2 
Birth26 January 1739Attleborough, Massachusetts, USA1,3 
Birth-Alt.*26 January 17404,5 
Migration*between 1741 and 1750Beaufort County, North Carolina, USA; with parents.6,5 
Tax List1755Beaufort County, North Carolina, USA; "Jacob Balkcum" per transcription.7 
Tax List*1764Beaufort County, North Carolina, USA2 
Marriage*Sarah H. Boyd; Bath, Beaufort County, North Carolina, USA8,9,10 
Land Grant*10 December 1778Edgecombe County, North Carolina, USA; issued a grant from the Governor: "Ichabod Balkcum", 200 ac; [empty shuck]; grant #9 issued [grant book 31 p. 9 Land begins at a red oak in Christopher Edwards' line]. Also listed in the Pruitt reference is "Ichabod Balkcum 200 ac; warrant #72 issued June 6 1777 by Ehtelbred Philips (Jonas Johnson -- lined out) to Ichabod Bachoom for 200 ac, begins in Christopher Edwards line, joints Jonas Johnson, James Scarborough, Etheldred Summersell, and John Dowden; 200 ac surveyed July 25 1778 by Peter Cartwright; James Scarborough & Jonas Johnston, chain carriers; land begins at a red oak in Christopher Edwards' line, joins Edward Sumrell, & John Dowdin; [one copy of survey in shuck]." These probably refer to the same land grant but would need originals to confirm.11,12 
Military*9 February 1779South Carolina, USA; Revolutionary War services: cf. #734-908 A725 --quote: "Military service records from the National Archives, Washington, DC of Continental Organizations raised from more than one state, indicate that Ichabod enlisted in the 3rd SC Regiment of Continentals, commanded by Col. William Thomson on Feb 9, 1779 as a private. Company pay rolls indicate that he served until Nov 1, 1779 in this regiment."13 
Comment*3 May 1785Edgecombe County, North Carolina, USA; Deed book for Edgecombe County (Book 4, page 227) mentions land sold adjacent to land of Ichabod Balcom.6 
Death*2 June 1789Edgecombe County, North Carolina, USA; Edgecombe County Deed Book 5, page 172, mentions Alexander Balkum, son of Ichabod, deceased.6,14 

Citations

  1. [S52] Frank W. Balcomb, A First Book of the Balcombe Family (; Peabody, MA: The Fraedy Press, August 1942), Library of Congress.
  2. [S119] Clarence E. Ratcliff, compiler, North Carolina Taxpayers 1701-1786 (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co, Inc, 1984), page 9. Hereinafter cited as North Carolina Taxpayers 1701-1786.
  3. [S125] Researcher N. Balcom, http://www.go.ednet.ns.ca/~neil/index.html
  4. [S121] Researcher R. Slay, Compiled Descendants of Alexander Balcom, reference date Nov 2000.
  5. [S168] Dr. Hoyt M. Warren, Henry's Heritage, A History of Henry County, Alabama (P.O. Box 222, Abbeville, AL 36830: Henry County Historical Society, 1978).
  6. [S46] Jr. Banks McLaurin, Charles Van Baucom and Louanna M. Bawcom, compiler, The Baucom Families in the United States (Baucum, Bawcom, Baughcom, Balcombe, Balcom, Balkcom, etc.) (Lake Village, AR: Burney Bawcom, 1978). Hereinafter cited as Baucom Family Book.
  7. [S119] Clarence E. Ratcliff, North Carolina Taxpayers 1701-1786, 1984.
  8. [S41] Ancestry Web Site, www.ancestry.com, Edmund West, comp. Gene Pool Individual Records. [database online] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2000. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry Web Site.
  9. [S46] Jr. Banks McLaurin, Charles Van Baucom and Louanna M. Bawcom, Baucom Family Book, 1978, Lists only first name Sarah.
  10. [S124] Researcher Carl B. Balkcom, http://www.familytreemaker.com/users/b/a/l/Carl-B-Balkcom/index.html
  11. [S258] Wynette Parks Haun, Edgecombe County North Carolina Court Minutes (, Book III, 1775-1785; 243 Argonne Drive, Durham, North Carolina 27704: Haun, 1995), State Library of North Carolina.
  12. [S259] Dr. A. B. Pruitt, Abstracts of Land Warrants Edgecombe County North Carolina 1778-1900 ( 2001), State Library of North Carolina.
  13. [S43] Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C., USA.
  14. [S120] Joseph W. Watson, Kinfolks of Edgecombe County North Carolina 1788-1855 (; Durham, North Carolina: The Seeman Printery, Inc, 1969), State Library of North Carolina.
  15. [S120] Joseph W. Watson, Kinfolks of Edgecombe County North Carolina , Compilation of relationships proved or indicated by the deeds of Edgecombe County, State Library of North Carolina.

John Balcom1

#562, b. 29 April 1699, d. 9 February 1782
Last Edited30 Jul 2004
Father*Alexander Balcom II b. b 1661, d. 31 Jan 1727
Mother*Sarah Woodcock b. b 1685

Family

Children 1.Mary Balcom b. 14 Dec 1722
 2.John Balcom b. 24 Jul 1724
 3.Susanna Balcom b. 11 Dec 1726, d. 6 Apr 1727
 4.Joseph (Jacob) Balcom b. 29 Sep 1728
 5.Sarah Balcom b. 18 Aug 1730, d. 26 Feb 1742/43
 6.Samuel Balcom b. 31 Aug 1734
 7.Susanna Balcom b. 20 Aug 1736
 8.Hester Balcom b. 16 Aug 1737
 9.Daniel Balcom b. 4 Mar 1739
Birth*29 April 1699Attleborough, Massachusetts, USA1 
Marriage*29 March 1719Mansfield, Connecticut, USA 
Marriage29 March 1733 
Death*9 February 1782Mansfield, Connecticut, USA 

Citations

  1. [S52] Frank W. Balcomb, A First Book of the Balcombe Family (; Peabody, MA: The Fraedy Press, August 1942), Library of Congress.

John Balcom

#616, b. 1678, d. 30 January 1739
Last Edited31 Dec 2001
Father*Alexander Balcom I b. c 1630, d. 4 May 1711
Mother*Jane Holbrook b. 1652, d. bt 1696 - 1711
Birth*1678Massachusetts, USA1 
Marriage*after 1695Sarah Bartlett1 
Will*16 June 1737Rhode Island, USA; He left 100 pounds and freedom to his negro servant, 30 pounds to the Baptist Church.2 
Death*30 January 1739No children.1 

Citations

  1. [S52] Frank W. Balcomb, A First Book of the Balcombe Family (; Peabody, MA: The Fraedy Press, August 1942), Library of Congress.
  2. [S168] Dr. Hoyt M. Warren, Henry's Heritage, A History of Henry County, Alabama (P.O. Box 222, Abbeville, AL 36830: Henry County Historical Society, 1978).

John Balcom

#777, b. 24 July 1724
Last Edited6 Jan 2001
Father*John Balcom b. 29 Apr 1699, d. 9 Feb 1782
Birth*24 July 1724 
Marriage*8 November 1750 

Joseph Balcom

#565, b. 23 February 1705, d. 17 December 1787
Last Edited31 Dec 2001
Father*Alexander Balcom II b. b 1661, d. 31 Jan 1727
Mother*Sarah Woodcock b. b 1685
Birth*23 February 1705Attleborough, Massachusetts, USA1,2 
Death*17 December 1787Attleborough, Massachusetts, USA2 

Citations

  1. [S52] Frank W. Balcomb, A First Book of the Balcombe Family (; Peabody, MA: The Fraedy Press, August 1942), Library of Congress.
  2. [S121] Researcher R. Slay, Compiled Descendants of Alexander Balcom, reference date Nov 2000.