The Descendants of Ensign John Moor of Canterbury, N. H. Born 1696-died 1786

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Tuttle Company, 1918 - 370 pages
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Page 97 - Mamre, in the land of Canaan, which Abraham bought with the field of Ephron the Hittite for a possession of a buryingplace. There they buried Abraham and Sarah his wife ; there they buried Isaac and Rebekah his wife ; and there I buried Leah.
Page 56 - To make a happy fire-side clime To weans and wife, That's the true pathos and sublime Of human life.
Page 31 - Have given, granted, Bargained, sold aliened, Enfeoffed conveyed & confirmed & by these presents Do...
Page 54 - ... deposition in which she said that about 45 years before when she lived with William Follett (at the age of about 17, probably as a helper about the place) she raked hay on his marsh near Johnson's Creek for four or five seasons. (Court Files 23424, Secretary of State, Concord, NH) William Follett was a prominent man in town affairs and had several grants of land. He married July 12, 1672, Elizabeth, widow of William Drew, who died 1669. She was born 1628, daughter of Francis Matthews, and was...
Page 90 - Clerk. In Council, Dec. 10, 1747. Read and concurred : THEODORE ATKINSON, Secretary. Dec. 24, 1747. Assented to : B. WENTWORTH. While Capt Eastman was out on this scout, the Indians made an attack on Epsom. On the 21st day of August they took captive the wife of Charles McCoy, of that town...
Page 53 - On Sept. 29, 1653, he married in Boston Barbara Evans, who died after the birth of her daughter, Mary, in 1657. Mary married Stephen Otis in 1674. Between 1661 and 1682 Ann, daughter of William Roberts, is repeatedly mentioned. William Pitman is rated in 1657 in Durham and must have been in town about the time of the birth of his daughter Mary.
Page 33 - Deeds) this twenty Sixth day of June Anno Domini One Thousand Seven hundred & twenty two — 1722.
Page 46 - LIFE". Mrs. Mary Ellen Seys Buss of Bakersfield, Cal., is another descendant. CHAPTER VI. JOHN SIAS OP WELLS, DOVER AND DURHAM It is highly probable that John Sias who was in Wells, Maine, Jan. 3, 1698-9 when he was presented with "Ann Pitman which is now his wife" by the Grand Jury, was one of the original immigrant brothers from France. No others around that period have been found except that "John and Abegail Seas" in 1735 in Salem, Mass., had a son Thomas (Essex Inst.
Page 51 - Robert Burnham's lands on the northwest side of it and Thomas Dowties on the southeast side to a marked tree at the lower end of the fresh marsh and from thence along the brow of ye Hill till it meet with Robert Burnhams line and from thence along his line to Oyster River and ye river bounds ye other end.
Page 94 - Coffin, father of Samuel Coffin, Esq., owned a negro woman named Lucy. Sampson, a negro belonging to Archelaus Moore of Canterbury, wanted her for his wife and there was an agreement that Sampson should work for one year for Mr.

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