Genealogy Projects tagged with Newbury on the Geni Family Tree

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  • First Settlers of Newbury, Massachusetts, 1635

    Bring your ancestor profiles on over! Must be set to "public." 6 May 1635 Quascacunquen is allowed by the Court to be a plantation ... and shall hereafter be called NEWBURY Background from , quoting from The League of Women Voters MASSACHUSETTS BAY COLONY In 1633, Thomas Parker and James Noyes, both nonconformist ministers, with a like-minded group of British subjects, decided t...

  • State of Massachusetts

    About the Massachusetts project The Massachusetts project is created in order to facilitate those researching ancestors or relatives in Massachusetts or elsewhere in the world but with roots or relatives in Massachusetts. We encourage everyone with links in Massachusetts to communicate and explore a common ancestry. In this portal you will find sources and discussions that will help you w...

  • Notables of Newburyport

    Come on over and bring your "notable" ancestors with you. Profiles must be set to "public." Newburyport, Massachusetts: Founded 1764 (from Newbury) from The history of Newburyport prior to 1764 is largely the history of Newbury. As a farming community, Newbury expanded rapidly, outgrowing the land along the Parker River. In 1642, a "New Town" was laid out beside the Merrimack River an...

  • Greenleaf Family

    Come on over and bring your Greenleaf ancestors with you. Profiles must be set to "public." Oulde Newbury as it was anciently called, was settled, incorporated and paid its first tax in the spring of 1635. It derived its name from Newbury, a town in Berkshire, England, about fifty miles from London. Until its incorporation, it was called by its Indian name Quascocunquen and was one of the l...