Peter Lurvey (1711 - 1767)

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Birthplace: Gloucester, Essex, MA, USA
Death: Died in Gloucester, Essex, MA, USA
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About Peter Lurvey

From Gloucester's Deserted Village

Some distance to the northwest of Neil's place was the house of Peter Lurvey, the hero of Hiram Rich's poem, beginning

"Morgan Stanwoocl, patriot: Little more is known; Nothing of his home is left But the door-step stone."

His father, Peter Lurvey, removed from Ipswich to Gloucester in 1707, and married Rachel Elwell three years later. John Morgan Stanwood was Peter's son-in-law, and tradition was thus led astray as to the name of the patriot, as this was the home of both. "Granther Stannard " believed that his legs were of glass and feared to use them because of their fragility.

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Peter Lurvey's Timeline

1711
March 5, 1711
Gloucester, Essex, MA, USA
1733
December 25, 1733
Age 22
Gloucester, Essex, MA, USA
1735
May 18, 1735
Age 24
Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
1739
August 14, 1739
Age 28
Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts
1741
July 10, 1741
Age 30
Gloucester, Essex, MA, USA
1743
August 8, 1743
Age 32
Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
1746
November 6, 1746
Age 35
Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
1750
December 13, 1750
Age 39
Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
1753
August 12, 1753
Age 42
Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
1767
1767
Age 55
Gloucester, Essex, MA, USA