Place:Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

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NameSalisbury
Alt namesEast Salisburysource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25006667
TypeTown
Coordinates42.833°N 70.85°W
Located inEssex, Massachusetts, United States
Contained Places
Cemetery
Colonial Burying Ground
Salisbury Plains Burying Ground ( 1642 - 1668 )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Salisbury is a town in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 8,283 at the 2010 census. The community is a popular summer resort beach town situated on the Atlantic Ocean, north of Boston on the New Hampshire border.

Parts of town comprise the census-designated place of Salisbury.

History

Salibury was first settled in 1638, and was officially incorporated in 1639. Following is a list of the town's original settlers (ordered as given in original records):

Samuel Dudley, William Worcester, Francis Done, Henry Byly, Edward French, Richard Wells, John Rolfe, John Sanders, Isaac Buswell, John Severans, Thomas Bradbury, John Hodges, Josiah Cobham, Jarett Hodden, John Bayly, Sr., Henry Brown, Anthony Sadler, Roger Eastman, John Stevens, Robert Fitts, Samuel Hall, John Hoyt, William Holdred, Thomas Barnett, John Ilsley, William Allin, William Barnes, Richard North, Abraham Morrill, William Osgood, William Hook, John Hall, Christopher Batt, Robert Pike, William Partridge, Thomas Deemer, Henry Monday, George Carr, Samuel Fellowes, William Sargent, John Harrison, Philip Challis, Luke Heard, Anthony Colby, John Bayly, Jr., Christian Brown, Richard Singletary, Thomas Hauxworth, John Eyer, Sr., Thomas Rowell, John Dickson, Daniel Lad, John Fullar, Thomas Carter, Enoch Greeleaf, Richard Goodale, Richard Currier, Joseph Moys, Andrew Greeley, Ralph Blasdall, Robert Codnam, John Wheeler, Thomas Macy, Joseph Parker, and John Coles.

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