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HELP! Ancestor is complete! Grave has been located flag male ancestor  James  MINOT

  (b. 14 September 1653 Dorchester, Massachusetts Bay Colony*   d. 20 September 1735 Concord, Province of Massachusetts Bay )  
Age: 83

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James MINOT was born 14 September 1653 in Dorchester, Massachusetts Bay Colony*. James MINOT was the child of John MINOT   and   Lydia BUTLER and the grandchild of: (paternal)  George MINOT and Martha STOCKE

Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):

James  married  Rebecca WHEELER abt. 1684 in Concord, Massachusetts Bay Colony .  The couple had (at least) 10 children. Rebecca WHEELER  was born abt. 1666 in Concord, Massachusetts, USA.  Rebecca died 23 September 1734 in Concord, Massachusetts, USA.  Rebecca was the child of Timothy WHEELER and Mary BROOKS.

James MINOT died 20 September 1735 in Concord, Province of Massachusetts Bay.

Occupation: Captain of Concord Military Company 1689, Representative from Concord to Massachusetts General Court 1700, 1701

Details of the family tree of James appear below.
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1620 - 1627 - Plymouth Colony, New England
1628 - 1686 - Massachusetts Bay Colony
1686 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1689 - 1692 - Massachusetts Bay Colony
1692 - 1775 - Province of Massachusetts Bay
1776 - 1788 - Crown Colony of Massachusetts Bay
February 6, 1788 - Massachusetts becomes 6th U.S. state

  • James MINOT

  • James MINOT
    The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 1847-2004, volume 1, pages 173-174, published 1847 -- "The Minot Family by Lemuel Shattuck, Esq."
  • James MINOT

  • 1650
    'Lemuel Shattuck in his “History of the Town of Concord,” speaks of the Minots as a distinguished family going back to Thomas Minot, Secretary to the Abbot of Walden in Essex. His son, George Minot, born in 1594, came to New England and was among the first settlers of Dorchester, Massachusetts. George had four sons with one named John Minot (1628-1669). John also had four sons one of whom was James, born 1653. James attended Harvard College. ...Read MORE...
  • 1653 Birth
    14 September 1653
    Dorchester, Massachusetts, USA*
  • Harvard College
    Graduated from Harvard College in 1675, having studied divinity and physic. Source: secondsite/ founders2-o/ p353.htm#i3525 Source:
  • 1685 Birth of Child
    Rebecca MINOT was born 9 February 1685, Concord, Massachusetts, USA
  • 1687 Birth of Child
    Lydia MINOT was born 12 March 1687, Concord, Massachusetts, USA

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