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William Dolliver

Birthplace: Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Samuel Dolliver and Mary Gardner
Husband of Anna Dolliver
Father of Peter Dolliver
Brother of Dorothy Dolliver; Rebecca Dolliver Dike, Salem Witch Trials; Joseph Dolover; Samuel Dolliver; Mary Babson and 4 others

Occupation: Mariner
Managed by: Kevin Lawrence Hanit
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About William Dolliver

2. William DOLLIVER1 was born on 17 Aug 1656 in Gloucester, Ess., MA. He died about 1716. William DOLLIVER and Ann HIGGINSON were married on 4 Oct 1682 in Gloucester, Ess, MA.2


  1. Babson's History of Gloucester.
  2. Gloucester VR
  3. Putnam's 2nd Series, v 4, p. 159.
  4. Essex Inst. v. 46.
  5. Marblehead v.r.
  6. NEHGR, v. 32, p. 94, v. 6, p. 251


  1. Descendants of the Reverend Francis Higginson, first "teacher" in the Massachusetts Bay colony of Salem, Massachusetts and author of "New-Englands plantation" (1630) by Thomas Wentworth Higginson. Published 1910 by Priv. print. in [Cambridge? Mass.] . Written in English.


  1. The Salem Witch Trials: A Day-by-day Chronicle of a Community Under Siege.  By Marilynne K. Roach. Page 164. " ... about ten years earlier she [Ann Higginson] had married the improvident mariner William Dolliver, who quickly spent most of her money. After he left for parts unknown, she and her children returned to her father's Salem household ..."


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William Dolliver's Timeline

August 17, 1656
Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts
Age 23
Gloucester, MA, USA
Age 59
September 8, 1931
Age 60
September 8, 1931
Age 60
February 17, 1938
Age 60
February 17, 1938
Age 60