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Tristram Coffin MP (1762 - 1852)

DAR Ancestor # A023854 Private for Massachusetts in the American Revolutionary War. From Babson: Tristram, the third son of Hon. Peter Coffin, spent his life in Gloucester in various employments, o...

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Robert Tucker, of Milton MP (1604 - 1682)

Robert Tucker, the first of that name in America, was born in Weymouth, England, and came to the new World with the Rev. Dr. Hull, locating first at Weymouth and later at Gloucester, where he was Town ...

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Mary Day (1745 - 1818)

Nathaniel Day (#1 Back Road) brought some seventeen children into the world, including three sets of twins. His wife, Mary Davis, was proud to call the Commons Settlement home. One of their sons, Isaac...

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Nathaniel Day MP (1740 - 1828)

Nathaniel Day (#1 Back Road) brought some seventeen children into the world, including three sets of twins. His wife, Mary Davis, was proud to call the Commons Settlement home. One of their sons, Isaac...

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Isaac Day MP (1782 - 1857)

Isaac Day was a gunner who fought on the USS Constitution. (1) Sources V.R. Gloucester,Essex,MA. to 1850. "DAY,Isaac, and Sarah Riggs Elwell, Dec. 21, 1830. PR274" "DAY, Is...

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Jeremiah Millett (1715 - 1815)

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John Morgan Stanwood (1774 - 1852)

John Morgan Stanwood, son of Nehemiah Stanwood and Ruth Morgan, was baptised 07 August 1774 at Third Parish at Gloucester, Essex County Massachusetts. Married Mary Lurvey: 5 children Subject of Hiram...

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Ruth Morgan Thurston (1812 - 1887)

From a genealogist's sketchbook - John Morgan Stanwood of Dogtown: finding ancestors in a novel "She is Ruth Morgan Stanwood, born (surely in Dogtown) in 1812, daughter of John Morgan Stanwood and ...

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Hephzibah Witham (1699 - 1754)

Hephzibah Stanwood Birth: Oct 3 1699 - Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Parents: John Stanwood, Lydia Butler (born Mercer) Husband: James Witham Death: Apr 8 1754

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James Witham (1693 - 1794)

James Witham Birth: Dec 21 1693 - Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts Parents: Thomas Witham, Abigail Babson Wife: Hepzibah Stanwood Death: Aug 1 1794 - Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts Chil...

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Sarah Riggs (deceased)

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Mary Riggs (1639 - 1695)

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Thomasine Pearce (1753 - 1821)

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Fanny Dade (1766 - 1843)

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Isaac Dade (1765 - 1819)

Isaac Dade led a very eventful life. After serving aboard an English man-of-war during the Revolutionary War, Dade became impressed by the area and deserted the British Army. He sailed to Virginia on a...

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Col. William Pearce (1751 - 1845)

DAR Ancestor #: A091675 Patriotic service: BUILT & OPERATED BRIG 'FRIENDSHIP' Three individuals were notable shepherds of Dogtown, Massachusetts. James Witham, born in 1693, was a shepherd who earn...

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Joseph Allen (1653 - 1724)

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Thomas Riggs MP (c.1633 - c.1722)

Thomas Riggs 1632-February 26, 1722 Parents Edward Riggs, II 1619-1667 and Elizabeth Roosa 1618-1668 Wives: Mary Millet 1639-1695 Elizabeth Freese 1642-1722 Mary Morris Children with Ma...

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Elizabeth Tucker (1748 - d.)

Liz Tucker was a friend of Molly Jacobs and Judy Rhines. These three are known for bringing infamy to Dogtown in later years, as it became to be know as the "red light district" of Gloucester. from:

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Roger W. Babson MP (1875 - 1967)

Roger Ward Babson Born: 6-Jul-1875, Gloucester, MA Parents: Nathaniel Babson, Ellen Stearns Married: Grace Margaret Knight, Nona Margaret Dougherty Daughter: Edith Low Babson (b. 6-Dec-1903) ...

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Capt. William Babson (1749 - 1831)

Capt. William Babson Birth: 5 Sep 1749 at Gloucester Parents: Capt. William Babson, Martha Haraden Married: Anna Rogers, daughter of Rev. John Rogers and Mary Ellery, 17 Apr 1777 at Gloucester ...

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Arthur Wharf (1692 - d.)

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Abraham Wharfe (1738 - 1814)

Dogtown cellar #24 i. Abraham5 Wharfe 307, born 17 July 1738 in Gloucester, Essex County Massachusetts308; died 1814 in Gloucester, Essex County Massachusetts.  He married Mary Allen 09 Februa...

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Joseph Riggs (1747 - d.)

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Peter Lurvey MP (1739 - 1775)

DAR Ancestor #: A072444 Peter Lurvey (Dogtown cellar hole 25) became Gloucester’s most celebrated Minuteman in August 1775, when the British ship “Falcon” sailed into Gloucester ...

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Tammy Younger, the Witch of Dogtown (1753 - 1829)

The cellar at the southern corner of the locality [of Dogtown], on the brow of a steep rise of ground near Alewife brook, known as Foxhill, was covered by the residence of Lucy George, and later of her...

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