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Oldest Homes in Massachusetts

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  • John Pickering (c.1615 - bef.1657)
    John Pickering was a carpenter. He built the meeting house in 1639 and repaired the bridge in Salem in 1644.[1]===Origins Unknown. Not the same as John Pickeram & WillJohn Pickering's will was dated at...
    Capt. Nathaniel Norden (1653 - 1728)
    Biography===From Lieutenant Joshua Hewes: A New England Pioneer, and Some of His ..., Volume 1 By Eben Putnam page 555 THE NORDEN AND COPP FAMILIESCAPT. NATHANIEL NORDEN of Marblehead, son of Samuel, w...
  • John Swain, of Nantucket (1633 - 1708)
    His home was known as the oldest house on Nantucket Island, as of the 1880's, and maintained as such, but in need of repair. Is this still what is called "the Oldest House"? John Swain & Mary Weare Add...
  • James Davenport (1693 - 1759)
    James Davenport had 22 children and 3 wives. He was the son of Ebenezer Davenport and Dorcas Andrews. James was born in Dorchester, March 1, 1693. Administration on his estate was granted June 13, 1759...
  • Peter Sargeant (1647 - 1714)
    From Wikipedia Peter Sergeant (died 1714) was a merchant in Boston, Massachusetts, United States in the late 17th and early 18th century. Born in England, he moved to Boston and prospered as a merchant...

I love old homes! Can we get these buildings associated with the Master Profiles for their builders? Feel free to add to the list ... Wikipedia says it's incomplete.