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New England Families

 
Churches  
1684 Topsfield Church Members  
 
     
 
  Place Date
Early Settlers Wenham before 1700
History Aurelius 1820
History Manlius 1820
History Salina 1830
History Cavendish, Windsor County, Vermont 1800
Signers of the Association Test Chesterfield, New Hampshire  
History Keene, New Hampshire  
History Littleton  
History Wenham  
 
     
 
Military Units Place Date
Jonas Preacott's Garrison Groton 1691
Father Rasle's War Maine & Massacusetts 1722
1775 Jacob Gould's Company   1775
1776 Campaign Boxford 1775
1775 Joseph Gould's Company   1775
Ashley Regiment Cheshire County, New Hampshire 1776
 
 
 

 

The Massachusetts Bay Company was a trading company chartered in 1629 to settle an English colony in New England. Puritan leaders saw it as a religious and political refuge. About  900 colonists arrived in 1630.
Name Lived in Remarks
Abbott    
Alton Marblehead  
Ayer    
Balch    
Batcheller Essex County, Massachusetts  
Blanchard    
Bonham Plymouth, Massachusetts  
Bradstreet    
Brewer Lynn  
Cady    
Church Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts  
Clare Jamaica, New York  
Collins Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts  
Coe Queens County, New York  
Coolidge    
Cummings Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts  
Daggett    
Dane Ipswich  
Davis Essex County, Massachusetts  
Davis Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Littleton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Chesterfield, Cheshire County, New Hampshire
 
Dwinnell Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts  
Emmons Chesterfield, Cheshire County, New Hampshire  
Estey Ipswich  
Everett Queens County, New York  
Everett Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts  
Farr    
Fiske Salem & Wenham  
Fiske Watertown  
Foster Ipswich  
Foster Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Massachusett  
Fowler    
Fry    
Fuller Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts
Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts
 
Gill Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts  
Goodale Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts  
Goodhue    
Gould    
Graves    
Griswold    
Hildreth Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Massachusett  
Holmes Plymouth  
Houghton    
Hutchinson    
Ingalls Lynn  
Ingersoll Lynn  
Jennings    
Johnson Lynn  
Killham Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts
Wenham, Essex County, Massachusetts
 
Kirtland Lynn  
Knowlton    
Lewis Lynn  
Lewis Barnstable  
Linton Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts
 
Lothrop Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts
Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts
 
Luscomb Salem & Lynn  
Metcalf Medway, Norfolk County, Massachusetts & Dedham  
Metcalf Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts  
Morse    
Moulton    
Mussey    
Osborne    
Palmer    
Peabody    
Perkins, John Ipswich  
Perkins, William Topsfield  
Powers    
Richards Lynn  
Rix Salem  
Robbins    
Scott    
Shattuck    
Shepard Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts  
Stanhope    
Tarbox    
Tolman Dorchester  
Towne Salem & Topsfield  
Warner Ipswich  
Waters    
Williams    
Wheeler Concord, Middlesex County  
Wheeler Essex County  
Wheeler Descendants of Richard Wheeler, Dedham  

Lush forests in Colonial America allowed settlers to build wooden homes.

 

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