Person:John Gerrish (2)

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m. 17 Apr 1645
  1. Captain John Gerrish1645/46 - 1714
  2. Abigail Gerrish1647 -
  3. Dr. William Gerrish1648 - 1683
  4. Joseph Gerrish1649/50 - 1720
  5. Hon. Benjamin Gerrish1652 - 1713
  6. Elizabeth Gerrish1654 - 1712
  7. Moses Gerrish1656 - 1694
  8. Mary Gerrish1658 -
  9. Anna Gerrish1660 - 1687
  10. Judith Gerrish1662 - 1687
  11. Henry GerrishAbt 1664 -
m. 19 Aug 1667
  1. Capt. John Gerrish1668 - 1737/38
  2. Richard Gerrish1670 - 1717
  3. Paul Gerrish1674 - 1743
  4. Elizabeth Gerrish1674 - 1742
  5. Nathaniel Gerrish1679 - 1729
  6. Sarah Gerrish1681 - 1697
  7. William Gerrish1683 - 1720
  8. Benjamin Gerrish1686 - 1750
  9. Timothy Gerrish1694 - 1755
  10. Joseph Gerrish
Facts and Events
Name[1][4] Captain John Gerrish
Gender Male
Birth[1][4] 12 Feb 1645/46 Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Christening[2] 15 May 1646 Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Residence[4] 1666 Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States
Marriage 19 Aug 1667 Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United Statesto Elizabeth Waldron
Death? 19 Dec 1714 Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Alt Death[3] 19 Dec 1714 Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States
Occupation? Capt, Sherriff, Representative, Counsellor
Occupation? Appointed Judge of the Supreme Court of NH
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Eaton, Arthur Wentworth Hamilton. The Gerrish Family: Family of Capt. John Gerrish. (Boston: New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 1913), page 105.
  2. Sybil Noyes, Charles Thornton Libby, and Walter Goodwin Davis. Genealogical Dictionary Of Maine and New Hampshire. (Portland, ME 1928-1939; Reprint, Baltimore MD, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.), 257.
  3. Stackpole, Everett Schermerhorn. Old Kittery and her families. (Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine, United States: Press of Lewiston journal company, 1903), pg. 443.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Captain John Gerrish, in Burrage, Henry Sweetser; Albert Roscoe Stubbs; and George Thomas Little. Genealogical and family history of the state of Maine. (New York, New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, c1909), Vol III; pp. 1260-1261.

    (II) Captain John, eldest son and child of Captain William and Joanna (Lowell) Gerrish, was born in Newbury, Massachusetts, February 12, 1645, and died in 1714, aged sixty-nine years. In 1666 he settled in Dover, and was a merchant and farmer. In 1670 he was quartermaster of troops; captain of militia in 1672; high constable in 1683; member of the special assembly convened by Governor Canfield in 1684; representative from Dover to the general assembly under the administration of Governor Andros in 1689-90. In 1692 he became a royal councillor of New Hampshire, and April 27, 1697, he was appointed by the assembly assistant justice of the superior court of pleas of New Hampshire, and this office he held until the time of his death. He married August 19, 1667, Elizabeth, daughter of Major Richard Waldron, of Dover. Children: Richard, John, Paul, Nathaniel, Timothy, Joseph and Benjamin, and three daughters.