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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...

7/3/2013 7/4/2013

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 ...

9/15/2007 6/27/2013

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...

5/11/2012 6/26/2013

Nathaniel Day MP (1740 - 1828)

""Nathanail" on birth record; twin of Susannah"

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...

5/4/2012 6/25/2013

Isaac Day MP (1782 - 1857)

"twin of Rebecca"

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...

6/11/2012 6/25/2013

Jeremiah Millett (1715 - 1815)

9/22/2007 6/22/2013

John Morgan Stanwood (1774 - 1852)

"Johnny Morgan"

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...

6/22/2013 6/22/2013

Ruth Morgan Thurston (1812 - 1887)

"Ruth Morgan (Stanwood) Lane Thurston"

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 ...

6/22/2013 6/22/2013

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

12/3/2008 6/22/2013

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...

12/3/2008 6/22/2013

Sarah Riggs (deceased)

6/19/2013 6/21/2013

Mary Riggs MP (1639 - 1695)

She married Thomas Riggs on June 07, 1658 in Glouchester, Essex Co., Mass, son of John Riggs and Marie Blake Hopgood. Children    1. Riggs, Mary,   b. 06 Mar 1658, Glouceste...

6/29/2007 6/21/2013

Thomasine Pearce (1753 - 1821)

6/21/2013 6/21/2013

Fanny Dade (1766 - 1843)

"Blundell"

6/21/2013 6/21/2013

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...

6/21/2013 6/21/2013

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...

6/21/2013 6/21/2013

Joseph Allen (1653 - 1724)

8/20/2008 6/21/2013

Thomas Riggs MP (1633 - 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...

6/29/2007 6/21/2013

Elizabeth Tucker (1748 - d.)

"Liz"

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:

6/20/2013 6/20/2013

Roger W. Babson MP (1875 - 1967)

"The Seer of Wellesley Hills"

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) ...

6/20/2013 6/20/2013

Capt. William Babson MP (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 ...

9/7/2008 6/20/2013

Arthur Wharf (1692 - d.)

page 47 Essex Institute Historical Collections, Volume 52. "The Lee Family of Marblehead."

6/19/2013 6/20/2013

Abraham Wharfe (1738 - 1814)

"Abram Wharf"

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...

6/20/2013 6/20/2013

Joseph Riggs (1747 - d.)

6/19/2013 6/19/2013

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 ...

4/21/2009 6/19/2013

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

"Queen of the witches"

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...

10/16/2011 6/19/2013