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Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts

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  • Harmon ‘Herman’ Atwood (bef.1613 - 1651)
    Harmon Atwood, born Oct. 3, 1613, baptized St Martin Parish Church, (now in London) Atwood Annals, C A Atwood 1965 Biography Atwood-57 created 13 Sep 2010 | Last modified 3 Mar 2023 Herman Atwo...
  • Colonel John Carnes (1698 - 1760)
    John Carnes Birth: Apr 3 1698 - Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay, British Colonial America Death: Mar 4 1760 - Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay, British Colonial America Parents: John Carnes ...
  • John Humphrey, Deputy Governor of Massachusetts (c.1597 - bef.1661)
    Biography Updated 24 December 2022 John Humphrey was the son of Michael Humphrey of Chalding Herring, Dorset, and Dorothy (Bawler) Humphrey. He was born about 1596 or 1597 "(aged 25 in 1621, 26 in ...
  • https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/17216075/thomas-savage
    Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Savage, II, King Phillips War Vet. (1640 - 1705)
    Biography Thomas Savage served for a short time in King Philip's War and was in command of one of the three regiments in Sir William Phip's expedition against Quebec in 1690. His wife, Elizabeth Sco...
  • Capt. Habijah Savage (1638 - 1669)
    Habijah Savage was the son of Major Thomas Savage and Faith Hutchinson. Some of his records are under spelling as : Abijah, Habbiah. Source: Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records. He was baptized at Fi...

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