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Marblehead Genealogy Project

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  • Samuel T. Humphrey (1861 - 1937)
  • Anne E. Humphrey (1841 - d.)
    Residence • 1850 Marblehead, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Residence • 1855 Marblehead, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Residence • 1860 Marblehead, Essex_code, Massachusetts, United Sta...
  • Mary Knight (1615 - 1692)
    Biography Robert Knight was born 1614;[1] and died Oct 28, 1691 in Marblehead, Essex, Massachusetts.[2] He married Mary[3] who was born before 1625[4] and died after 21 Sep 1682 when she was mentio...
  • Thomas Ellis Hooper (bef.1751 - bef.1787)
    References*Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910", database, FamilySearch ( : 24 January 2020), Thomas Hooper, 1773.* Title: Hooper Genealogy Source Information Ancestry.com. North America, Family Histori...
  • John Allen (deceased)
    The Old North Church, formally the First Church of Christ Marblehead, was organized in 1635 by fishermen and mariners who sought permission to form an ecclesiastical society in order to relieve them of...

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The purpose of this project is to share resources to assist researchers document the founding families of Marblehead in the 16th century and shortly thereafter.

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  • Sidney Perley (1858–1928), Marblehead in the Year 1700 (Historical Collections of the (Marblehead, MA: Essex Institute, Various Years) Available in PDF Includes a concise analysis of deeds for genealogical purposes.
  • Sidney Perley (1858–1928), The History of Salem, Massachusetts, 3 vols. (Salem, Mass.: Sidney Perley, 1924) On Hathitrust
  • Essex County Historical and Genealogical Register (Ipswich, Mass.: M. V. Perley, [1894%E2%80%9395]%29 On AmericanAncestors.org

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s3.amazonaws.com/photos.geni.com/p13/a5/52/af/49/534448423428f85d/hannah_tutt_large.jpg Hannah Lucy Tutt (1860-1952), first secretary and historian of the Marblehead Historical Society

  • Hannah Lucy Tutt (1860-1952), first secretary and historian of the Marblehead Historical Society (typed manuscrpt, various years) originally stored at Abbott Hall current location unknown. Many are in the personal collection of Helen Hunt's family in Marblehead. A copy of the Barker, Brown, Devereaux, Harris, Martin, Nicholson-Hopper and Pedrick Genealogies (only) are in the personal collection of Roland Henry Baker, III

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Original Founders of Marblehead

The following list includes those listed to be taxed in Marblehead on 1 Jan 1637 as well as those listed as stinted by 1647 and those listed with lots before 1650:

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Later Founders of Marblehead

The following can be found shortly after 1650 (most of them by 1674) with a few genealogically important families coming later in the 17th century or the turn of the 18th century (feel free to add to this list):

Mablehead Family Genealogies

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