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James Prescott, IV

Birthplace: Digby, Lincolnshire, England
Death: Died in Kingston, Rockingham, NH
Place of Burial: Kingston, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of James Prescott, III and Mary Prescott
Husband of Mary Prescott and Mary Prescott
Father of John Prescott; Joshua Prescott; Dea. James Prescott; Rebecca Sanborn (Prescott); Jonathan Prescott, Sr. and 5 others
Brother of Margaret Prescott; Mary Prescott; John Prescott; Anne Prescott and Barbara Prescott
Half brother of Robert Prescott

Occupation: Farmer
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About James Prescott, IV

•Name: James PRESCOTT •Sex: M •Birth: ABT 1648 in Lincolnshire, England •Death: 23 NOV 1728 in Kingston, Rockingham, NH •Note: James and Mary lived at Hampton Falls until about 1725 when he moved to Kingston. He owned land in Kingston since 1694, and he was a member of the town's first board of selectmen in 1695. Noyes/Libby/Davis, "Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire," (1939), p. 568; For an article disproving an oft-claimed English ancestry for the Hampton Prescotts (claiming James is the son of James PRESCOTT and Mary COPELAND), see "Prescotts Unlimited", Ward Publishing Company, 42 Larchmont Rd., Asheville, NC, 28804. June 1988 issue (v. IX #2), pp. 1-5. A copy is available at Lane Memorial Library, Hampton, N.H.

Marriage 1 Mary BOULTER b: 15 MAY 1648 in Hampton, Rockingham, NH

•Married: 1668 in Hampton, Rockingham, NH

Children 1. Joshua PRESCOTT b: 1 MAR 1668/69 in Hampton, Rockingham, NH 2. James PRESCOTT b: 1 SEP 1671 in Hampton, Rockingham, NH 3. Rebecca PRESCOTT b: 15 APR 1673 in Hampton, Rockingham, NH 4. Jonathan PRESCOTT b: 6 MAY 1675 in Hampton, Rockingham, NH 5. Mary PRESCOTT b: 11 JUN 1677 in Hampton, Rockingham, NH 6. Abigail PRESCOTT b: 1 SEP 1679 in Hampton, Rockingham, NH 7. Temperance PRESCOTT b: 1 SEP 1679 in Hampton, Rockingham, NH 8. John PRESCOTT b: 19 NOV 1681 in Hampton, Rockingham, NH 9. Nathaniel PRESCOTT b: 19 NOV 1683 in Hampton, Rockingham, NH

Source: http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=jamesdm49&id=I25833

* Emigrated to America

To Hampton Falls NH 1665 (Then old county of Norfolk MA, now Rockingham Co NH). Freeman 1678, Grantee Kingston NH 1694, Selectman 1695. Founded Hampton Falls. Helped to found Kingston NH 1694. Commuted to Kingston. Moved to Kingston NH 1725. Listed as ancestor in DAC (DAR?) Lineage Book. d-NH Gen Record 2:131. marrage-New England marriages by C Torrey, 1985

James was an original grantee of Kingston in 1694 and was granted 200 acres of land Dec 19, 1700. His family belonged to Kingston Church in 1725 when Rev Clark took charge of it.

Old Norfolk County Oaths of Allegience,&c. "Hanpton.A list of ye names of those persons yt took ye oath of Aleagance ye 4th of ye 10th mo 1648 (error for 1678) & some after 16. 10th mo, 1678" (James Prescott-listed) Hampton Falls NH, Tax Payers in 1709-James Prescutt sen: 0 lb. 15 s 5 d.

NOTE: All information is from the "Prescott Memorial Book"



Birth: Nov. 25, 1643, England Death: Nov. 23, 1728 Kingston Rockingham County New Hampshire, USA

Family links:

 Mary Boulter Prescott (1648 - 1735)*

 Joshua Prescott (1669 - ____)*
 James Prescott (1671 - 1745)*
 John Prescott (1681 - 1761)*
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Burial: Unknown

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James Prescott, IV's Timeline

Manor, South Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
November 25, 1643
Digby, Lincolnshire, England
March 1, 1669
Age 25
Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire, USA
September 1, 1671
Age 27
Hampton Falls, Rockingham , New Hampshire
April 15, 1673
Age 29
Hampton, Rockingham Co., New Hampshire
May 6, 1675
Age 31
Hampton,Rockingham,New Hampshire,USA
June 11, 1677
Age 33
Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States
November 19, 1681
Age 37
Hampton, Rockingham, NH
November 19, 1683
Age 39
Hampton, Rockingham, NH, USA