John Corliss

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John Corliss

Birthdate: (48)
Birthplace: Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Colony
Death: February 17, 1697 (48)
Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of George Corliss and Joanna Ordway
Husband of Naomi Edwards and Mary Whittaker
Father of Elizabeth Fitzrandolph; John Corliss, Jr.; Martha Greeley; Thomas Corliss; Hannah "Anna" Hayward and 6 others
Brother of Mary Neff; Anne Robie; Joanna Dow; Martha Corliss; Deborah Kingsbury and 3 others
Half brother of Mary Neff

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About John Corliss

John served in King Philip’s War, under Lieutenant Benjamin Swett, June 1676, also August 1676 . He owned at least one slave, Celia. In 1798 John’s house was valued at $350. He inherited the farm from his father, George Corliss and lived there all his life.

JOHN2 CORLISS (George1), of Haverhill, "farmer" and soldier, b. March 4, 1647-8(Hv); m. Dec. 17, 1684(Hv), Mary Wilford (Gilbert of Hv). He worked for his uncle, Joseph Davis, before the latter's death, in 1671. (Court rec., 1673.) He served in King Philip's War, under Lieut. Benj. Swett, June, 1676, also Aug., 1676. Oath al. Nov., 1677. He d. Feb. 17, 1697-8. Adm. est. Aug. 1, 1698. Wid. Mary m. Jan. 23, 1702-3, Wm. Whittaker. Children: John, Mary, Thomas, Hannah, Timothy, Jonathan, Mehitable. [ref 36:114]


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John Corliss's Timeline

March 4, 1648
Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Colony
March 14, 1685
Age 37
Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
March 14, 1686
Age 38
Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
February 25, 1687
Age 38
Haverhill MA
March 2, 1689
Age 40
Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Age 40
Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts
September 1691
Age 43
Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
December 13, 1693
Age 45
Haverhill, Essex County, MA, United States
July 16, 1695
Age 47
Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States