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John Safford, Jr.

Also Known As: "Joseph", "John"
Birthdate: (74)
Birthplace: Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Death: March 29, 1736 (70-78)
Preston City, New London, Connecticut, USA
Place of Burial: Ames Cemetery
Immediate Family:

Son of John Safford, Sr. and Sarah Low
Husband of Deborah Safford; Hannah Safford and Abigail Safford
Father of John Safford, III; Hannah Perkins; Sarah Safford; Mary Tracy; Elizabeth Tracy and 10 others
Brother of Margaret Safford; Sarah Pulsifer; Mercy Safford; Rebecca Safford; Elizabeth Safford and 2 others

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About John Safford, Jr.

marriages to 3 spouses
1st wife Debora (Surname?) Bef. 1685
2nd wife Hannah Newman Abt. 09/15/1685
3rd wife Abigail Martin Abt. 07/11/1702

Born at Staffordshire, England to Joseph Safford and Mary Baker. He married Abigail Martin, daughter of Samuel Martin and Abigail Norton in Ipswich, MA

He was born in Ipswich, MA, His grandfather, Thomas Safford came to America between 1613-23.

Genealogical and family history of the state of Maine By Henry Sweetser Burrage, Albert Roscoe Stubbs Published by Lewis historical publishing company, 1909 Item notes: v. 3 Original from Harvard University Digitized Sep 18, 2006 This family traces its Americn ancestry from Thomas Safford Thomas Safford, the immigrant, to Ipswich, Massachusetts Colony, through a long line prominent in the formation and advancement of the growth of the American colonies, and on the record of each the verdict : "He did what he could for the betterment of the human kind with which he was brought in contact" is true and just. From the English ancestral records we find that the surname occurs frequently in the early part of the thirteenth century and appears to be of Saxon derivation. The name appears in the inscription engraved on the seal of an ancient town on the English coast, and reads as follows : "Sigillum Burgensium de Saffordia." It also appears among the lists of immigrants who came from England to the Colony of Virginia between 1613 and 1623.

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John Safford, Jr.'s Timeline

Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
February 28, 1686
Age 24
Norwich Twp, New London, CT
September 24, 1691
Age 29
Preston City, New London, Connecticut, United States
December 25, 1694
Age 32
Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
March 5, 1697
Age 35
Preston, New London, Connecticut
January 24, 1700
Age 38
Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
April 4, 1703
Age 41