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  • ID: I291
  • Name: JOHN MASSEY
  • Given Name: JOHN
  • Surname: MASSEY
  • Sex: M
  • _UID: 984D0C2417314F94B0C9E20E4A5EE60F46A6
  • Change Date: 26 NOV 2014
  • _COLOR: 4
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  • VALUE: 121-123 1
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  • Birth: ABT 1631 in Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts
  • Death: 1 SEP 1710 in Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts
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  • Occupation: Constable in 1663, surveyor of the fences in 1677, tavern owner, conducted the ferry from Salem to Beverly.
  • Event: Note
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  • VALUE: 122 5



    Father: JEFFREY MASSEY b: ABT 1591 in of Knutsford, County Cheshire, England
    Mother: ELLEN FOX

    Marriage 1 SARAH WELLS b: ABT 1640
    • Married: 27 APR 1658 in Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts 6
    Children
    1. Has No Children Jeffrey MASSEY b: 14 MAY 1664 in Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts
    2. Has No Children John MASSEY b: 6 OCT 1665 in Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts
    3. Has No Children Daniell MASSEY b: 6 MAR 1666 in Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts
    4. Has No Children Thomas MASSEY b: 5 DEC 1667 in Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts
    5. Has Children SARAH MASSEY b: 25 JUL 1669 in Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts
    6. Has No Children Abigail MASSEY b: 26 DEC 1671 in Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts
    7. Has No Children Thomas MASSEY b: 8 MAR 1672/3 in Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts
    8. Has No Children Thomas MASSEY b: 22 MAR 1673 in Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts
    9. Has Children Thomas MASSEY b: ABT MAR 1677 in Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts
    10. Has Children Nathaniel MASSEY b: ABT 1679 in Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts

    Sources:
    1. Abbrev: The Essex Genealogist: "The Massey Family" by Car
      Title: <i>The Essex Genealogist: "The Massey Family" by Caroline Sparks</i> (Essex Society of Genealogists, Vol. 3, No. 3, Aug. 1983)ssex Society of Genealogists, Vol. 3, No. 3, Aug. 1983.
      Name: FootnoteEssex Society of Genealogists, Vol. 3, No. 3, Aug. 1983)
      Name: ShortFootnote
      Name: Bibliographyssex Society of Genealogists, Vol. 3, No. 3, Aug. 1983.
      Repository:
        Name: NEHGS, Boston, Massachusetts

      Page: 121-123
      Text: The Essex Genealogist, Vol. 3, No. 3, Aug. 1983; "The Massey Family" by Caroline Sparks.
    2. Abbrev: The Great Migration Begins, Immigrants to New Engl
      Title: Anderson, Robert C., <i>The Great Migration Begins, Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, Vol. II G-O</i> (Boston: NEHGS, 1995)ngland 1620-1633, Vol. II G-O</i>gland 1620-1633, Vol. II G-O</i>. Boston: NEHGS, 1995.
      Name: Footnotengland 1620-1633, Vol. II G-O</i> (Boston: NEHGS, 1995)
      Name: ShortFootnotengland 1620-1633, Vol. II G-O</i>
      Name: Bibliographygland 1620-1633, Vol. II G-O</i>. Boston: NEHGS, 1995.
      Repository:
        Name: NEHGS, Boston, Massachusetts

      Text: Anderson, Robert C., The Great Migration Begins, Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, Vol. II G-O, (Boston: NEHGS, 1995). Pgs. 1233-4.
    3. Abbrev: The History of Salem 1626-1637, Vol. I
      Title: Perley, Sidney, <i>The History of Salem 1626-1637, Vol. I</i> (Salem, Mass., S. Perley, 1924-28)ass., S. Perley, 1924-28.
      Name: Footnoteass., S. Perley, 1924-28)
      Name: ShortFootnote
      Name: Bibliographyass., S. Perley, 1924-28.
      Repository:
        Name: NEHGS, Boston, Massachusetts

      Text: Perley, Sidney, The History of Salem 1626-1637, Vol. I, (Salem, MA: 1924). Pg. 217.
    4. Abbrev: Massachusetts Vital Records for Salem, Essex Co.,
      Title: <i>Massachusetts Vital Records for Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts</i>
      Name: Footnote
      Name: ShortFootnote
      Name: Bibliography
      Repository:
        Name: Various Massachusetts libraries

      Text: Massachusetts Vital Records for Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts. Pg. 59. "one of ye first persons that was borne in this Towne of Salem of ye English Nation,"
    5. Abbrev: The Essex Genealogist: "The Massey Family" by Car
      Title: <i>The Essex Genealogist: "The Massey Family" by Caroline Sparks</i> (Essex Society of Genealogists, Vol. 3, No. 3, Aug. 1983)ssex Society of Genealogists, Vol. 3, No. 3, Aug. 1983.
      Name: FootnoteEssex Society of Genealogists, Vol. 3, No. 3, Aug. 1983)
      Name: ShortFootnote
      Name: Bibliographyssex Society of Genealogists, Vol. 3, No. 3, Aug. 1983.
      Repository:
        Name: NEHGS, Boston, Massachusetts

      Page: 122
      Text: In 1686, John "petitioned the town of Salem to keep (run) the ferry to Beverly as follows: 'Your petitioner, being the Ancientest planter and oldest man now living in Salem, that was born here, being by the long weakness of his aged parents, now deceased, reduced to great straits and brought very low in Estate having many small children to maintain; the only son whom he had hoped would have been a Comfort and support in his old age, having been (by the providence of God) almost blind for this many years; Both humbly request that liberty may be granted unto him to keep a boat on this side of the ferry' - the petition was granted and for twenty years, father and son (John, Jr., the almost blind son) conducted the ferry." (Town records in Essex Antiquarian, 8:169)
    6. Abbrev: Massachusetts Vital Records for Salem, Essex Co.,
      Title: <i>Massachusetts Vital Records for Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts</i>
      Name: Footnote
      Name: ShortFootnote
      Name: Bibliography
      Repository:
        Name: Various Massachusetts libraries

      Text: Massachusetts Vital Records for Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts. Pp. 72 & 451.

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