John Sawyer, of Rowley

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John Sawyer, of Rowley

Birthplace: Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts
Cause of death: after a lingering illness
Immediate Family:

Son of Edward Sawyer, of Gainsborough & Rowley and Mary Sawyer
Husband of Mary Sawyer
Father of Ezekiel Sawyer
Brother of Mary Savory and James Sawyer

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About John Sawyer, of Rowley

John Sawyer, in Blodgette, George B. Early Settlers of Rowley, Mass., Including all who were here before 1662, with a few Generations of their Descendants. (Essex Institute Historical Collections, The Essex Institute, The Salem Press, Salem, Mass.), 23:234, 1886.

"John Sawyer (Edward) born 7-6 mo., 1648, married Mary, daughter of Francis Parrat. She died 28 Sept., 1714. He died 2 April, 1722, "after long languishing" (Chh. R.). His will, dated 14 Feb., 1716, proved 7 May, 1722, mentions: eldest son Ezekiel, son John, daughters Elizabeth Sawyer and Hannah Woodbury, and names ex't'rs son Samuel Woodbury and daughter Elizabeth Sawyer (Essex Probate 13: 215).

Children: Edward b. 17 Mar 1674-5; Mary b. 10 Ct 1676; Ezekiel 19 Aug 1680; John b. 5 Aug 1684; and Hannah b. 4 June 1684."


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John Sawyer, of Rowley's Timeline

August 4, 1648
Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts
Age 30
<Rowley, Essex, Massachusetts>
April 2, 1722
Age 73
Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts