Joseph Cabot, JR., Captain

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Joseph Cabot, JR., Captain

Birthplace: Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
Death: Died in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Joseph Cabot and Elizabeth Higginson
Husband of Rebecca Orne
Father of Rebecca Orne Cabot and Joseph Cabot
Brother of Andrew Cabot; George Cabot, U.S. Senator; Francis Cabot; Samuel Cabot; Andrew Cabot and 5 others

Occupation: Merchant
Managed by: Judith "Judi" Elaine (McKee) Bur...
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About Joseph Cabot, JR., Captain

Captain Joseph Cabot JR. 1746-1774, was a prominent merchant in Salem, Mass.. He was a native of Salem. He entered Harvard Collage in1760. The same year he left collage as he was punished for rude and insolent behavior towards the Tudor on the Sabbath.

1765 he was the master of the schooner The Two Brothers, which sailed to Palermo, the West Indies, and Portugal. When Joseph Sr , in 1767. he left 600 pounds to his namesake."including what he charged with in his books"he then took over the trading post.

Joseph Cabot Jr. and Rebbecca Orne were married, Aug 4, 1768, his new wife before their marriage had inherited an even large sum, . Shortly after they were married he and Rebecca paid his mother 1000 pounds for the families Manson House Shope and store and barn and wood house and homestead land. The property was one and one quarter lot. The dwelling building on Essex St. was described later as the finish house in Salem.

They had two children Rebecca Orne Cabot and Joseph Cabot.

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Joseph Cabot, JR., Captain's Timeline

January 19, 1746
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
Age 22
Age 23
February 5, 1774
Age 28
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, USA