An American Family History

Sarah Powers Barron

Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts was settled and incorporated in 1655

Sarah Powers Barron was born on February 8, 1683 in Littleton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Her parents were Walter Powers and Trial Shepard.

She married Moses Barron on April 8, 1702. Justice Minott peformed the ceremony. Moses was born in 1681 and was the son of Ellis Barron and Mary Sherman.

In 1715-16 Moses Barron of Groton sold Thomas Dill his

Land & Meadows and rights which fell to me by my now married wife Sarah P. situated at a place Nashoba now Littleton.

Sarah died in 1743.
Old Style Calendar
Before 1752 the year began on Lady Day, March 25th,. Dates between January 1st and March 24th were at the end of the year. Old Style (O.S.) and New Style (N.S.) are used to indicate whether the year has been adjusted. Often both dates are used.

Littleton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts was first settled in 1686 by English settlers and was the the location of the Native American village called Nashoba Plantation

Children of Walter Powers
and Trial Shepard
  • William Powers
  • Mary Powers Wheeler
  • Captain Isaac Powers
  • Thomas Powers
  • Lieutenant Daniel Powers
  • Increase Powers
  • Walter Powers, Jr.
  • Jacob Powers
  • Sarah Powers Barron
  • Middlesex County, Massachusetts was created on May 10, 1643. The county originally included Charlestown, Cambridge, Watertown, Sudbury, Concord, Woburn, Medford, Wayland, and Reading.



    Allen Memorial, First Series, Descendants of Edward Allen of Nantucket, Mass. 1690-1905 by Orrin Peer Allen, Palmer, Mass. 1905

    Ellis Barron [1605-1676] came from England and was a proprietor in Watertown June 2, 1641 where later he was constable and selectman. He d. Oct. 30, 1676. Ellis and Grace Barron had eight children, of whom

    Ellis [Barron - 1633-1712], the first child, m. at Watertown Dec. 4, 1653, Hannah, dau. of Timothy Hawkins. Ellis Barron d. at Lancaster about 1672.


    Family Memorials by Henry Bond

    Ellis [Barron] b. Ap. 22, 1655, a housewright of Lancaster, 1713; m., May 2, 1679, Mary Sherman.


    (from Records of Littleton, Massachusetts by Joseph Alfred Harwood, Samuel Smith)

    Sarah [Powers] b. Feb 8 (or 8-2) 1683 m. Apr. 8. 1702 at Concord Moses Barron, brother of Mary (Barron) Harwood, wife of Nathaniel Harwood.

    Moses [Barron] Book 18 p. 356. 1715-16 Moses Barron of Groton sells to Thomas Dill, all my Land & Meadows and rights which fell to me by my now married wife Sarah P— situated at a place Nashoba now Littleton.