Person:Joseph Gerrish (18)

Joseph Gerrish
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] Joseph Gerrish
Gender Male
  1. 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.