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Richard Dole

Birthplace: Family estate "Ringsworthy", Bristol, England
Death: Died in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of William "Tanner" Tanner Dole and Joan Dole
Husband of Hannah Dole; Hannah Brockelbank and Patience Dole
Father of Dr. John Dole; Richard Dole, Sr.; Anna Dole; Benjamin Dole; William Dole, Sr. and 5 others
Brother of Sarah Greenleaf; Dorothy Dole; William Dole; Joan Dole and Tobias Dole

Occupation: Leather worker
Managed by: Oskar Karl Åkerlund
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About Richard Dole

A source states: "Ringworthy had been the residence of his grandfather, Richard, and his father William inherited the homestead there. Afterward, William, then living in Thornbury, indentured young Richard to 'John Lowle, glover, of Bristol.' (The same Lowell as Lowell, MA.) When the brothers, John and Richard Lowell and their father, Percival came to this country in 1639, they brought Richard Dole with them as a clerk. The Lowell family settled in Newbury, MA, and Richard Dole continued as a clerk in their employ for a time. After his service, Richard entered into great activity and enterprise and built his own business. Being a leather craftsman, he primarily made jerkins and boots for early settlers." He died in 1705 and is buried in the Old Burial Ground in Newbury.

Richard and Hannah (Rolfe) Dole, were married May 3, 1647. Richard Dole was a resident of Newbury as early as 1639. His wife, Hannah Rolfe, died November 16, 1678. (Cutter, p 2477, Genealogical Memoirs ... vol 4). 10 children. Richard married second, 4 Mar 1678/79, Hannah, widow of Samuel Brocklebank. There were no children from this second marriage.


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Richard Dole's Timeline

December 21, 1622
Family estate "Ringsworthy", Bristol, England
December 31, 1622
Age 16
With friends and settled in Newbury, Mass.
May 2, 1647
Age 24
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
August 10, 1648
Age 25
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
September 6, 1650
Age 27
March 26, 1653
Age 30
Newbury, Massachusetts
June 14, 1654
Age 31
August 5, 1657
Age 34
April 11, 1660
Age 37
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA