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Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts

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  • John Hill of Sherbourn (1629 - 1717)
    FYI: John Hill was a member of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Boston, Two AHAC emblems are in the Media profile photo file. Added by Janet Milburn 11/07/18. ____________________________...
  • Anthony Fisher, III (1623 - 1670)
    5. Anthony bp. 7 Aug 1623, d.13 Feb 1669/70 13 Feb 1670 m Joanna Faxon* Reference: WikiTree Genealogy - SmartCopy : Oct 9 2016, 17:05:45 UTC * Find a Grave Memorial === GEDCOM Note ===Came With His Par...
  • Samuel Cole (1590 - 1667)
    ==Samuel Cole (settler)== Samuel Cole (c. 1597–1666/67) was an early settler of Boston in the Massachusetts Bay Colony, arriving with the Winthrop Fleet in 1630. He was an innkeeper and confectioner, a...
  • John “the shoemaker” Collins, of Boston (1616 - 1670)
    Not the same as John “the starch maker” Collins, of Lynn OriginsSeen as son of John Collins but “ (possibly) John, Remembered in the will of his Uncle Daniel. It has been suggested he was John the shoe...
  • John Hicks (1725 - 1775)
    John Hicks is named as a participant in the Boston Tea Party. December 16, 1773.John Hicks of Cambridge, Massachusetts. April 19, 1775. He was killed defending Cambridge from British soldiers as they r...

The Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts is the oldest chartered military organization in North America and the third oldest chartered military organization in the world. While it was originally constituted as a citizen militia serving on active duty in defense of the northern British colonies, it has become, over the centuries primarily an honor guard and a social and ceremonial group in Massachusetts. Today the Company serves as Honor Guard to the Governor of Massachusetts who is also its Commander in Chief.

Please add profiles of members of the AHAC who joined between 1637 and 1774 (see link to lists below). Please do not add descendants or current members.

Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts: http://www.ahac.us.com/index.htm

National Society of Women Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company: http://www.wdahac.org/

Lists of Eligible Ancestors: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~azwdaha/register_of_ancestors.htm

Robert Ayer Oliver's History of the Military company of the Massachusetts, now called the Ancient and honorable artillery company of Massachusetts. 1637-1888 (1895) has interesting biographies of early members. GoogleBooks