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Abraham Temple

Birthplace: England
Death: Died in Salem, Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Peter Temple and Katherine Kendall
Husband of Abigail Margaret Temple and Margaret Temple
Father of John Clifford Temple; Richard Temple; Robert Temple and Tobias Temple

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About Abraham Temple

Abraham Temple was in Salem, Mass., in 1636. He was the first of the name on American soil. His first assignment of land was evidently five acres. November 21, 1638, five acres additional were granted him "to make him a ten acre lot." From his small holdings of real estate it is perhaps to be inferred that he was a mechanic, perhaps a tailor as was Robert Temple, of whom later. June 21, 1637, in town meeting, Abraham Temple proposed the name of another man to be received as an inhabitant. This implies that he himself had already been so received. June 25, 1639, suit was brought against him for defaming the character of William Browne, and the plaintiff received forty shillings damages and six shillings costs. July 25, 1638, Abraham Temple brought suit against Humphreys, Howes and Hauks for trespass done by their horses. He may have been married twice. I suggest that his first wife was Abigail, and his second Margaret. A widow Margaret Temple married John Gifford at Lynn, Mass., about 1651. It is quite likely that Abraham died soon after 1639, as this is the last date at which he appears on the records of Salem or elsewhere. I infer that he was born 1600 or earlier.

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Abraham Temple's Timeline

Age 21
Age 23
Stowe, England
January 1, 1627
Age 27
Salem, Essex Co, MA
Age 39
Salem, Essex, MA, USA
Age 40
Salem, Massachusetts
May 6, 1935
Age 40
July 26, 1935
Age 40