Ezra Bourne
Born: 06 Aug 1676
Loc: Sandwich, Barnstable Co., MA
Died: 05 Sep 1764
Loc: Sandwich, Barnstable Co., MA
Bur: Old Town Cemetery, Sandwich,
Barnstable Co., MA
(See Gravestone Photo Below)
Father: Shearjashub Bourne
Mother: Bathsheba Skiff
Married: 27 Dec 1698
Martha Prince, daughter of Samuel Prince
and Martha Barstow
Children: Joseph / Shearjashub / Samuel / Ezra / Martha / Mary / Elizabeth
Birth Record:
Ezra Bourne, son of Sherejashub was bourne the 6 of August 1676
Source: Vital Records Sandwich, MA
Hon. Ezra Boune, b. Sandwich Aug. 6, 1676, son of Shearjashub, Esq. and Bathsheba (Skiff) Bourne;
Indian missionary at Mashpee, probably not ordained, Judge and Chief Justice, Court of Common Pleas,
Barnsdale Co., d. Mashpee, September 1764, a 88.
Source: The Colonial Clergy and the Colonial Churches of New England
Hon. Ezra Bourne, son of Shearjashub Bourne, was born in Sandwich, Massachusetts, August 6, 1676, died September 1764. He was chief justice of the court of common pleas, and succeeded his father as superintendent of the Indians. His son Joseph succeeded Copmonet as pastor of the Indians, but resigned after thirteen years, being succeeded by Solomon Bryant, one of the Indians of the tribe. He married Martha Prince. Children: Rev. Joseph, married, July 25, 1743, Hannah Fuller, died without issue; Samuel; Ezra; Shearjashub, mentioned below; Martha, married Benjamin L'Hommedien; Mary, married Rev. John Angier; Elizabeth, married Timothy Bourne.
Source: New England Families Genealogical and Memorial: Third Series, Volume II

Gravestone Inscription:
In memory of EZRA BOURNE Esq who was many Years first Justice of the Pleas for the County and Representative of this Town died Sept 5th 1764 in the 89th Year of his Age