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Henry Jacques, of Newbury

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Stanton, Wiltshire, England
Death: Died in Newbury, Essex, Dominion of New England (Present Massachusetts)
Place of Burial: Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard Jaques; Richard Jaques; Grace Jaques and Grace Jaques
Husband of Anne Jacques
Father of Henry Jaques, Jr.; Mary Jaques; Richard Jaques; Mary Brown; Hannah Plummer and 6 others
Brother of Abraham Jaquith, of Charlestown and Richard Jacques

Occupation: Carpenter
Managed by: Private User
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About Henry Jacques, of Newbury

From Appendix D: List of Grantees, and Genealogy of the First Settlers from 1635 to 1700, in Coffin, Joshua. A sketch of the history of Newbury, Newburyport, and West Newbury, from 1635 to 1845. (Boston: S.G. Drake, 1845), p 306.

JAQUES, HENRY carpenter, came to Newbury in 1640, m. Anna Knight 8 Oct. 1648. He d. 24 Feb. 1687, aged 69. She d. 22 Feb. 1705. Ch.-Henry, 30 July, 1649, Mary, 12 Nov. 1651, and d. 23 Oct. 1653, Mary, 23 Oct. 1653, Richard, 1658, Stephen, 9 Sept. 1661, Sara, 20 March, 1664, Daniel, 20 Feb. 1667, Elizabeth, 28 Oct. 1669, Ruth, 14 April, 1672, Abigail, 11 March, 1674, Hannah.

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Left England and arrived in Newbury, MA. in the company of Jhn Woodbridge and the latters maternal uncle the Rev. Thomas Parker in 1634 or1640. They came over on the ship "Mary and John". Those 3 names appear on the monument surmounted by a replica of a sailing ship erected by their descendants in honor of the first settlers on Newbury

Source: Jaques family genealogy book, page 19.

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Henry Jaques Sr was born in 1619 in Stanton, Wiltshire, England. He died 20 Feb 1686/1687 in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts and was buried 24 Feb 1686/1687. Henry married Anne Knight on 8 Oct 1648 in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts.

Henry resided in 1640 in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts. His will was signed 30 Oct 1686 in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts. He died 8 Mar 1686/1687 Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts.

VITAL RECORDS OF WOODBRIDGE, MIDDLESEX CO., NJ 

Extracted from 
The Story of a New Jersey Town 
by Rev. Joseph W. DALLY 
New Brunswick, N. J. 
1873

John JAQUISH, son of Henry JAQUISH & Hannah, his wife, b. 2 Aug 1674

Henry JAQUISH, son of Henry JAQUISH & Hannah, his wife, b. 12 Sep 1675

Sarah JAQUISH, daughter of Henry JAQUISH & Hannah, his wife, b. 12 Jan 1677

Jonathan JAQUISH, son of Henry JAQUISH & Hannah, his wife, b. 9 Apr 1679

John JAQUISH, son of John JAQUISH & Susannah, his wife, b. 11 Dec 1701

Sarah JAQUISH d. 12 Apr 1678

Henry JAQUISH Departed this Life 17 Apr 1679

Susannah JAQUISH, daughter of John JAQUISH & Susannah, his wife, b. 4 Jun 1708

Mary JAQUIS, daughter of John JAQUIS & Susannah, his wife, b. 9 Nov 1710

John JAQUIS m. Deliverance ALLEN, widow, 17 Nov 1716 - Pr. Moses POLPH - Justice

Samuel JAQUES m. Sarah CUTTER, 12 Feb 1730

Susanah JAQUES, daughter of of above said Samuel & Sarah JAQUES was b. 17 Jan 1731

Richard, son of of above said Samuel & Sarah JAQUES was b. 6 Mar 1733

Mary, daughter of of above said Samuel & Sarah JAQUES was b. 14 Mar 1737

Samuel, son of of above said Samuel & Sarah JAQUES was b. 29 Apr 1739

Sarah, daughter of of above said Samuel & Sarah JAQUES was b. 2 Sep 1744

William, son of of above said Samuel & Sarah JAQUES was b. 26 Jun 1750

(It was very common then to find a last name spelled many different ways.)




From E. Wolfhagen:

Henry Jaques Sr was born in 1619 in Stanton, Wiltshire, England. He died 20 Feb 1686/1687 in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts and was buried 24 Feb 1686/1687. Henry married Anne Knight on 8 Oct 1648 in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts.

Henry resided in 1640 in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts. His will was signed 30 Oct 1686 in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts. He died 8 Mar 1686/1687 Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts.

VITAL RECORDS OF WOODBRIDGE, MIDDLESEX CO., NJ 

Extracted from 
The Story of a New Jersey Town 
by Rev. Joseph W. DALLY 
New Brunswick, N. J. 
1873

John JAQUISH, son of Henry JAQUISH & Hannah, his wife, b. 2 Aug 1674

Henry JAQUISH, son of Henry JAQUISH & Hannah, his wife, b. 12 Sep 1675

Sarah JAQUISH, daughter of Henry JAQUISH & Hannah, his wife, b. 12 Jan 1677

Jonathan JAQUISH, son of Henry JAQUISH & Hannah, his wife, b. 9 Apr 1679

John JAQUISH, son of John JAQUISH & Susannah, his wife, b. 11 Dec 1701

Sarah JAQUISH d. 12 Apr 1678

Henry JAQUISH Departed this Life 17 Apr 1679

Susannah JAQUISH, daughter of John JAQUISH & Susannah, his wife, b. 4 Jun 1708

Mary JAQUIS, daughter of John JAQUIS & Susannah, his wife, b. 9 Nov 1710

John JAQUIS m. Deliverance ALLEN, widow, 17 Nov 1716 - Pr. Moses POLPH - Justice

Samuel JAQUES m. Sarah CUTTER, 12 Feb 1730

Susanah JAQUES, daughter of of above said Samuel & Sarah JAQUES was b. 17 Jan 1731

Richard, son of of above said Samuel & Sarah JAQUES was b. 6 Mar 1733

Mary, daughter of of above said Samuel & Sarah JAQUES was b. 14 Mar 1737

Samuel, son of of above said Samuel & Sarah JAQUES was b. 29 Apr 1739

Sarah, daughter of of above said Samuel & Sarah JAQUES was b. 2 Sep 1744

William, son of of above said Samuel & Sarah JAQUES was b. 26 Jun 1750

(It was very common then to find a last name spelled many different ways.)

Left England and arrived in Newbury, MA. in the company of Jhn Woodbridge and the latters maternal uncle the Rev. Thomas Parker in 1634 or1640. They came over on the ship "Mary and John". Those 3 names appear on the monument surmounted by a replica of a sailing ship erected by their descendants in honor of the first settlers on Newbury

Source: Jaques family genealogy book, page 19.

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Henry Jacques came from Stanton, County of Wilts, England and sailed for Charlestown, Massachusetts on March 24th, 1633 on the Mary and John.

Henry was an accomplished carpenter and was in the employ of John Woodbridge, who was from the same town and on the same ship, to help build a new home in the colonies.

Henry was amongst the first settlers of Newbury, Massachusetts.The ""History of Andover from its Settlement to 1829" by Abiel Abbot, (Flagg and Gould, Andover, 1829) specifies Henry as one of the earliest settlers in the County of Essex, which included Andover and Newbury. Abbot writes about what Henry and other early colonialists encountered with the "Indians and sufferings from them".Many of Henry's friends and neigbors had their homes burned and many were killed by Indians.

Henry and Anna Knight had the following children:

  • Henry (b. 1649),
  • Mary (1651-1653),
  • Richard (1658-1682),
  • Hannah,
  • Stephen,
  • Sarah,
  • Daniel,
  • Elizabeth,
  • Ruth,
  • Abigail.

They got along well with the Plummer family with Richard marrying Ruth Plummer, and Hannah marrying Eprhaim Plummer, and Stephen marrying Deborah Plummer.

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Henry Jacques, of Newbury's Timeline

1619
1619
Stanton, Wiltshire, England
1649
July 30, 1649
Age 30
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
1651
November 12, 1651
Age 32
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
1653
October 23, 1653
Age 34
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
October 23, 1653
Age 34
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
1655
October 20, 1655
Age 36
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
1661
September 9, 1661
Age 42
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
1663
March 20, 1663
Age 44
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
1667
February 20, 1667
Age 48
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts