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Marblehead Genealogy Project

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  • Emmanuel Clarke, of Marblehead (c.1621 - aft.1669)
    From Wood, Michael Johnson. "The Earliest Shermans of Dedham Essex", New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume: 167 (2013), Whole Number 666, Pages 151-155. Emanuel Clarke was a marin...
  • Mary Clarke (1633 - aft.1662)
    Biography Mary Sherman was a daughter of Samuel Sherman and his wife Grace who immigrated to New England by 1636. She was born about 1633 in England. The date and place of her death are not known. She ...
  • 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 mentione...

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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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  • 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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