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Nichols/Sawyers/Converse Family

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  • Jonathan Sawyer (1747 - 1823)
  • Relief Sawyer (1750 - d.)
  • Elisha Converse (1758 - 1843)
    A Patriot of the American Revolution for CONNECTICUT with the rank of PRIVATE. DAR Ancestor # A025171 * Reference: Ancestry Genealogy - SmartCopy : Jun 13 2018, 3:00:57 UTC
  • John Sawyer, of Rowley (1648 - 1722)
    Children of EDWARD SAWYER and MARY PEASLEY are: 5. vii. JOHN SAWYER, b. 07-Aug-1648, Rowley [VRx], Essex, MA; d. 02-Apr-1722.He married MARY PARRAT, daughter of FRANCIS PARRAT and ELIZABETH NORTHEND....
  • Ruth Morse (1648 - 1715)
    She was the daughter of William Sawyer and Ruth Bitford. She married Benjamin Morse on August 27, 1667 in Newbury MA* Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy : Apr 4 2016, 16:10:26 UTC Daughter of...

This project merges duplicate profiles to result in one single clean family tree; traces, connects, verifies and documents the intertwined early New England families of Nichols, Sawyer and Converse. Collaborators, especially others who descend from those families as we do, are more than welcome. Send cousins Myrna or Erica a message and we will gladly join you up. There is much to be discovered.

General notes

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FN Samuel MN (blank) LN Fuller MN (blank) Display name is Dr. Samuel Fuller


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We start the Project with these profiles:

Birth: November 24, 1660 Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusetts Death: November 10, 1756 (95) Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusetts