Nehemiah Ordway, Dr.

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Nehemiah Ordway, Dr.

Birthdate: (67)
Birthplace: Newbury, Essex, MA, USA
Death: January 3, 1779 (67)
Amesbury, Essex, MA, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of John Ordway, Jr., and Sarah Carr
Husband of Patience Ordway
Father of Samuel Ordway, Dr.; Hannah Ordway; John Ordway; Richard Ordway; Mercy Ordway and 4 others
Brother of Mary Sawyer; Richard Ordway; Hannah Ordway; John Ordway, III and Marcy Ordway

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About Nehemiah Ordway, Dr.

Nehemiah was the second child and eldest son of John and Sarah Carr Ordway.

Nehemiah was a student of medicine with Dr. Tufts of Medford and settled in Amesbury where he had an extensive practice and became a prominent citizen. he often was the moderator of town meetings and held various offices. He owned land in Warner, NH and took an active part in settling the town but he never resided there.

It is said that he formed a company of men for the rebellion from Amesbury, MA and one of his sons was at Bunker Hill.

He was a staunch church member and left a legacy to the poor.

He married Patience Bradshaw (of Medford, MA) in Chelmsford, MA on November 22, 1733.

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Nehemiah Ordway, Dr.'s Timeline

February 11, 1711
Newbury, Essex, MA, USA
July 1735
Age 24
February 15, 1737
Age 26
January 20, 1739
Age 27
June 6, 1741
Age 30
February 28, 1743
Age 32
February 23, 1746
Age 35
Amesbury, Essex, MA, USA
September 24, 1749
Age 38
January 15, 1752
Age 40