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William Haskell

(1) WILLIAM HASKELL,1 brother to Roger, was born in England in 1617, being 55 years of ago in 1672. He settled first in Beverly, and thence about 1643, he removed to Gloucester, whore he died. Aug. 1693. He was a mariner, and was also styled captain and lieutenant; was representative to the legislature, 1672, ‘79, ‘81 to ‘83, and 1685. He m. Nov. 6, 1643, Mary dau. of Walter Tibbets, of Gloucester; she d. Aug 16, 1693. Mr. Tibbets left a will, proved June 5, 1651, wherein be mentions his daughter Mary, wife of William Haskell, and their two sons Joseph and William. The descendants of William are to the present day quite numerous in Gloucester and Rockport. Nine children — 2. WILLIAM2 b. Aug. 26, 1644; d. June 5, 1708. Inventory of his estate, £666 06s. 3d, including a large amount of real estate. He owned an extensive grist and saw-mill, which fell, in the division of the estate, to his son William. This mill was probably situated in what is now the town of Rockport, and where the elder William settled. Mr. Haskell m. July 3,1667, Mary, dau. of William and Mary Brown. Eleven children — MARY3 d. April 29, 1668 ; m. Jacob Davis. WILLIAM3 b. Nov. 6, 1670. JOSEPh3 b. April 21, 1673 ; d. April 11, 1718. ABIGAIL3 b. March 2, 1675; m. Nathaniel...

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Sixth Generation of Mark Haskell

(37) WILLIAM6 (Thomas5 Mark4 Mark3 Mark2 Mark1), b. June 2, 1798; d. Oct. 13, 1850; m. first, Sept. 6, 1818, Joanna dau. of Ebenezer and Susan­nah Evans, b. Feb. 26, 1796, d. June 19, 1822. Married, second 1823, Sally, dau. of Daniel and Sarah Bird, b. Nov. 1798,d. Sept. 30, 1851. Two children. by Joanna— 42. WILLIAM THOMAS7 b. Nov. 12, 1818; d. April 24, 1866 m. Oct. 31, 18-14, Sarah E., dau. of Capt. Richard and Sarah Girdler, b. Oct. 21,1821, d. Jan. 9, 1862. Six Children— WILLIAM T.8 b. 1815; d. in infancy. WILLIAM L.8 b. Aug. 3,1846. RICHARD G.8 b. Nov. 24, 1819. SARAH B.8 b. Sept. 3,1851; m. William Dorville Doty; now living in Waterloo, N. Y. two children, Elizabeth Haskell and William. FRANCIS HENRY8 b. April 28, 1853; d. May 2,1854. MINNIE BROOKS8 b. Dec. 14, 1856. 43. JOANNA EVANS7 b. July 12, 1821; m. June 28, 1855, Richardson, son of Andrew Knowland, b. Nov. 28, 1811, shoe manufacturer, and lives in Marblehead. HASKELL EVANS8 b. Dec. 13, 1856 THOMAS EVANS b. Feb. 11, 1859. Seven children by Sally 44. SALLY JANE7 ix March 31, 1821; m. first, at Cambridge, March 2, 1848, John Sargent, son of John B. and Sarah Tremere; m. second, Asa Stevens; residence N. York city. 45. MARY PRENTISS7 b. Feb. 10, 1826; m. at Providence, R. I., Dec. 17,...

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Notice Of William Haskell

WILLIAM HASKELL was a native of Marblehead, and supposed to be a descendant of Mark Haskell, of Beverly; b. 1726, d. in Lynn, Nov. 9,1809, aged 83 years. He was a shipwright, and pursued that occupation the greater part of his life, when, till the infirmities of age prevented, he took up the busi­ness of boating. It is remarked, by Mr. John White, of Marblehead, one of the oldest living representatives of that family, that Mr. Haskell was always considered to be a cousin to his grandfather, John White, which, if true, would make him grandson to Mark Haskell who married Charity Pitman. He had often heard him spoken of by his father, as “old uncle Bill.” He removed to Lynn about 1803, when, Dec. 5, of that year, he and his wife Ann sold to Peter Colman, of Marblehead, laborer, their one-fifth part of a dwelling house and land under it, near the powder house in Marblehead, bounded S. on the way to the Ferry, NW. on the late Azor Orne, and N. on Jesse Blanchard, with their rights in the estate of their late father, Peter Colman. Witnessed by James Gardner and Samuel Alley, Jr. Mr. William Haskell married Ann, dau. of Peter and Ann Colman, of Marblehead. Five children 1. MICHAEL2 d. young. 2. REBECCA2 bapt. March 12, 1769; d. in infancy. 3. REBECCA2 bapt. Sept....

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Mark Haskell, Third Generation

(5) AMBROSE3 (Mark,2 Mark1), b. in Marble­head, Dec. 5, 1698. Administration granted his widow Prudence, March 10, 1739. Fisherman. Dec. 21, 1725, he bought of Joseph Pitman, all his right in the mansion house, with the land, for­merly belonging to John Pitman, deceased, and now in possession of Mark Haskell, fronting on Main Street. He m. first, Jan. 9, 17124, Anna, dau. of Francis and Susannah Richardson, b. Jan. 22, 1699; m. second, Nov. 28, 1’728, Prudence, dau. of Matthew, Mary Farrington, of Lynn, b. Aug. 28, 1700. Three children by Anna: 11. AMBROSE4 bapt. July 4, 1725. 12. HUBBARD4 13. MARK4 bapt. Sept. 10, 1727. Three children by Prudence 14. WILLIAM4 bapt. Dec. 28, 1729 ; m. Oct. 21, 1758, Deliverance, dau. of John and Lydia Breed, of Lynn, b. Oct. 17, 1736. 15. MARY4 bapt. Oct. 24, 1731. 16. FARRINGTON4 bapt. Sept. 30, 1733. (6) MARK3 (Mark2 Mark1), b. Aug. 24, 1100. Administration granted his widow Susannah, who gave bonds with Philip Hubbard and John Merritt, June 5,1736. Fisherman. Married Dec. 28, 1724, Susannah, dau. of Philip Hubbard. After the de­cease of Mr. Hubbard she was appointed adminis­tratrix of his estate, and gave bonds with Peter Jayne, schoolmaster of Marblehead, and John Le Favour, of Topsfield, May 19, 1755. Four children— 17. CHARITY4 bapt. March 13, 1726; m. Nov. 11, 1753, George Wilson. Six children— CHARITY5 bapt....

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Mark Haskell, Second Generation

(3) MARK2 (Mark1), born in Beverly; removed to Marblehead, 1696—7, where he died May, 1734. He was a coaster, and also a proprietor in the so ­called Plain Farm, which farm first and last had elicited much controversy and litigation between the several proprietors respecting the boundaries of their farms. This farm consisted of six hundred acres, and was originally owned by John Humphrey, to whom it was granted by General Court, March 12, 1637, and partly bounded on Hugh Peters’s farm and Coy Pond, which lies near, and on the western side of Legg’s bill, Salem. Sept. 5,1710, “Mark Haskell, and his wife Cha­rity, dau. of Ambrose Gale, dec’d,” bought of Benjamin Gale and Benjamin James, children, and joint administrators of the estate of their late father Am­brose Gale, “a parcel of land in the Coy pond land, lying in the township of Salem.” Feb. 9, 1731, he and his wife Charity sold to their son Ambrose, a part of a certain garden formerly in the possession of Dea. Ambrose Gale, deceased, containing 80 ft. front anti rear, and 54 ft. deep, bounded on land of Elizabeth Girdler, the street, and on Gale’s meadow. The same day he sold the remainder to his son Mark. June 25, 1717, he bought of his son-in-law, Abiel Pitman (son of John Pitman, deceased, first husband to Charity), for £17, all his...

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Mark Haskell Fourth Generation

MARK4 (Mark,3 Marks2 Mark1), baptized March 16, 1729; d. Aug. 29, 1811; lived at the ferry. He first learned the earthern-ware business at Danvers ; but through dislike of his occupation he removed back to Marblehead, and assumed that of a shoreman. Aug. 29, 17555, he sold to Susannah, widow of Mark Haskell, his father, a house and land, bounded S. W. on the street by the new meeting-house (now Unitarian), 28 feet S. on Strikers land, E. 011 Batchelder’s land, Mark to a stake &c., leaving 22 feet on land of said 13 inches from the south corner of “my house.” Aug. 25, 1755, he bought of the above-said Susannah Haskell, who was administuatrix of the estate of Philip Hubbard, “the late mansion house and land formerly belonging to said Hubbard, bounded S. on the street [Mugford Street] opposite the new meeting-house, N. W. on Phillips, E. on Batchelder, and S. E. on Striker.” Sept. 2,1765, he bought of Mary White, widow (probably of Thomas) one acre of land at the ferry “near Noggs head,” and bounded on the sea. Sept. 8, 1173, he sold to Capt. Jona. Glover, of Marblehead, merchant, one half right of a lien in middle division No. 22, and formerly in possession of Sarah Merritt. Dec. 16, 1179, he sold to William Bean a house near the new meeting-house, formerly the property of...

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Mark Haskell Fifth Generation

(29) THOMAS5 (Mark,4 Mark3 Mark2 Mark1), baptized July 19, 1767; d. July 22, 1855. Master mariner; had made a number of voyages to Bilboa and Corunna, Spain, and afterwards retired from the sea and became an owner of a number of vessels and of a considerable landed estate. Nov. 26, 1801, he and his wife Mary, with the following named parties, to wit — Joshua Prentiss, Jr., Henry Prentiss, Thomas Prentiss, Christopher Prentiss, Edmund, Jr., and Abigail L, Thomas Calley and wife Grace, and widow Margaret Ingalls, all of Marblehead, sold to John Bubier Prentiss, for $800, their eight-tenth parts of a house, barn and land, given to them by will of their late grandfather Christopher Bubier, deceased, which estate was bounded on the way from trainingfield hill to Nick’s Cove, with a shop “now occupied by John Sumner.” May 4, 1809, he bought from Abraham and Mar­tha Wendell his wife, of Salem, a tract of land and a house bounded on the highway passing training­field hill, and on land set off to Sarah, wife of Michael Coombs, deceased, the premises being the same sold to said Sarah Coombs by a committee of the General Court in 1782 as confiscated estate. Dec. 15, 1809, he bought from Nicholas Coombs his one-tenth part of the house and land adjoining training-field bill, lately belonging to the estate of Capt. Michael Coombs,...

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Mark Haskell

(1) MARK HASKELL1 brother to Roger and William, settled in Beverly, where he died 1668—9. His inventory was taken Jan. 27, of that year, by Thomas Lathrop and Richard Brackenbury, and presented in court, March 30, 1669. His clear estate was £370 8s. 3d. — £200 of which was awarded to his two sons, viz. “William, the eldest, to have a double portion. Mark, the youngest, the bal. of the £200. Hannah Hascall to have £110 8s 3d” In the inventory there is mentioned a “ Ketch at sea,” which would be appraised on its arrival home, and rendered into court. An additional appraise­ment was rendered by Thomas Woodbury, William Hardy, and Hugh Woodbury, of Beverly. Some of the items mentioned in the list of debts due from the estate are as follows: “John Budd, of Long Island. Mr. Brown, of Salem. To his daughter in Law. To William Haskell. To John Haskell. To Thomas Chubb.” From the foregoing it would appear, by the mention of his daughter-in-law, that he had another son who died before him, perhaps without issue. Unfortunately, their names, with that of his father-in-law, were not mentioned. Mark, Sen., was undoubtedly the younger of the three brothers. He appears to have been a mariner, and engaged in the fishing business. The first mention of his name is in the Salem Book of Grants, where, at...

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Burial Expense of Mark Haskell

Accot of Administ By Mr. Saml Harris on the Estate of Mr. Mark Haskol decd. Dr. To My Self & Horse to Ipswich £1: 5 To the Judge 7s Reg 7s. Expence, 8s 1: 2 To swearing apprizers 0: 6 To the 3 apprizers & Expence 1: 18 To his Time & Trouble abt. ye Same 3: Total 7:11 To returning the Inventory Journey: & Expence 1: 10 To ffees pd the office 1 2: 10 in Old Tenor 10: 1 Law1 money 2: 10 .3 Copy as it stands in his Book Drawn p. Nathan Bowen.   Acot of Admin. of Nathan Bowen and Hannah his wife on the Estate of Mark Hascol Senr decd. Dr. To Sundrys advanced by Sd Hannh) for the funeral pr accot, To taking Letters Adrm. & fees 2.12 To her Journey to Ipswich & Horse & Expence 3.10 To 2 bonds men Travil &c. to Ipswich 3. To apprizers & swearing them & Expense 3. To an order of Sup’ Court and other Charges 3. on Sale of the House and Land To Sam’l Harris’s adm Acct. To Sundrys Supplyed the widows Funeral P’ accot To a Journey to Ipswich to make up Acct with the Judge Trouble &c. To the Balance of Sam Goodwins Accot 33. 10.6 Contra Cr. By the Sale of the House & Land £30. L. M. 32....

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Dodge Genealogy Colonial Ancestry

Nicholls – Bruce Line The following is quoted from the book “Sergeant Francis Nicholls and Descendants of his Son, Caleb,” by Walter Nicholls. This book may be found in the Newberry Library, Chicago, Ill. The Nicholls-Bruce Lineage: King Robert Bruce, 1334; Robert Bruce Clackmanon, 1367; Sir Edward Bruce, Sir Robert Bruce, 1393; Sir David Bruce, Sir David Bruce, 1497; Sir Robert Bruce, Edward Bruce, 1565; Robert Bruce, Sir George Bruce of Carnock; Margaret Bruce, dau. of Sir George Bruce of Carnock, m. Francis Nicholls of London, England. Arms: A fesse between three lions’ heads. Crest: A tiger sedent, Ermine. Motto: Illi nunquam sedunt. Nicholls – Upham Line The origin of the name (Upham) is either Saxon or Norman, and signifies “Uplands – a home on the hills.” The first mention of the name as an ‘‘heredity distinction’’ and called by the French and English a “surname” because added to the baptismal name, was in a deed of lands to the monastery of Saint Maria de Bradenstock in Wills County, England – a gift from the estates of one Hugo de Upham. The name is also in the “Doomsday Book” and in the “Charter Rolls” of Turr, London. Robert Nicholls of London Robert Nicholls b. (not known); m. Elizabeth or Isabel; d. 1548. Children: 1 Thomas (the elder); 2 John; 3 Thomas (the younger). In the Will of Robert is...

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Famous Hunts of America, Past Generations

Following are some of the prominent Hunts in America, of past generations: BENJAMIN FANEUIL HUNT: lawyer; b. Watertown, Mass., 1792; d. New York City, 1857; elected to State House of Representatives, South Carolina, 1818; one of the “main props” of the Union Party in S. C. 1830-4; noted for his eloquence. CHARLES SEDGWICK HUNT: journalist; b. Litchfield, Conn., 1842; d. New York City, 1876; at beginning of Civil War he was acting master on the war sloop “Juniata”; reporter for the New York “Tribune”; financial editor of New York “Standard”; Albany correspondent of the “Tribune”, and on editorial staff of New York “Times”. EDWARD BISSELL HUNT: military engineer; b. Livingston County, N. Y., 1822 ; d. Brooklyn, N. Y., 1863 ; graduated U. S. Military Academy, 1845 ; employed as assistant professor of civil and military engineering at West Point, 1846-9, and afterwards in coast survey and construction of fortifications and lighthouses; instrumental in preventing forts of Southern Florida from falling into hands of Confederates at beginning of Civil War. EZRA MUNDY HUNT: physician; b. Middlesex County, N. J., 1830; in 1863, as regimental surgeon, was placed in charge of a hospital in Baltimore; president, American Public Health Association; delegate to International Medical Congress at London (1881) and Copenhagen (1884) ; received degree of Se. D. from Princeton, 1883. FREEMAN HUNT: publisher; b. Quinsy, Mass., 1804; d. Brooklyn, N....

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Famous American Hunts of 19th and 20th Century

ALBERT CLARENCE HUNT: b. Clarksville, Ark., 1888; s. of William T. H-; grad M. Mil. Acad., Mexico, Mo., 1906; admitted to Okla. Bar, 1909 and began practice at Wagoner; dist. judge 21st Jud. Dist., Okla., 1921-25 assn. justice Supreme Court of Okla., Term 1925-31. Democrat; Mem. M. E Ch. Add. State Capitol, Okla. City, Okla. ANDREW MURRAY HUNT: consulting engr.; b. Sioux City, Ia., 1859; s. of Andrew Murray H-; grad. U. S. Naval Acad., 1879; unm.; engr. officer or several vessels of U. S. Navy; mem. Naval Steel Inspn. Bd., having charge of chew. work of inspn. and started the cliem. lab. at Mare Island Nay Yard; resigned from Navy, 1894, and engaged as consulting engr. in Sar Francisco; now pres. Peyton Hunt Co., Inc., consulting mgrs. Office: 350 Madison Ave., New York, N. Y. ARTHUR PRINCE HUNT: clergyman, educator. See Vol. 13, Who’s Who (1924-25). BENJAMIN WEEKS HUNT: banker; b. Chappaqua, West Chester Co., N. Y. 1847; s. of Benjamin Weeks H-; D. Sc., U. of Ga., 1922; in banking business at Eatonton since 1891; pres. Middle Ga. Bank; known as animal and plant breeder; curator Eatonton Publ. Library; mem. Ga. Bankers’ Assn. and Soc. of Friends. Home: Eatonton, Ga. CAROLINE LOUISA HUNT: home economist; b. Chicago, Ill., 1865; dau. of Homer Conkey H-; A. B., Northwestern U., 1888; dietary studies in Chicago; for U. 9. Dept. of Agr., 1894-96; teacher...

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Hunt Officers in the Continental Army

HUNT, ABRAHAM (Mass.): Adjutant of Gerrish’s Massachusetts Regiment, May to December, 1775; 2nd Lieutenant and Adjutant 25th Continental Infantry, 1st January to 31st December, 1776; Captain 1st Massachusetts, 1st January, 1777; resigned 31st August, 1780. HUNT, DAVID (N. Y.) : Private 2nd New York, 5th May 1778, to 17th February 1779; Regimental Quartermaster 5th New York, 1st July 1780; retired 1st January 1781. (Died 1819.) HUNT, EPHRAIM (Mass.): Ensign of Jackson’s Additional Continental Regiment, July, 1777; 2nd Lieutenant, 1st May 1778; regiment designated 16th Massachusetts 23rd July 1780; transferred to 9th Massachusetts, 1st January 1781; 1st Lieutenant; 9th August 1781; transferred to 4th Massachusetts, 12th January 1782, and served to close of war. (Died 16tH October 1805.) HUNT, JESSE (N. C.): Captain North Carolina Militia, 1778. HUNT, JONATHAN (Vt.): Lieutenant-Colonel Vermont Militia in 1776 and 1777. HUNT, JOSEPH (Va.): Hospital Surgeon’s Mate, 28th June 1775, to May, 1776. HUNT, NATHANIEL (N. J.): Colonel New Jersey Militia in 1776. HUNT, OLIVER (Mass.): 2nd Lieutenant 1st Massachusetts, 1st January, 1777; 1st Lieutenant, November 1777, resigned 4th May 1870 HUNT, SAMUEL (N. H.) : Lieutenant-Colonel New Hampshire Militia, 1777-1778. HUNT, SETH (Mass.): Private in Lexington Alarm, April 1775; Regimental Quartermaster of Fellows Massachusetts Regiment, May to December, 1.775. HUNT, STEPHEN (N. J.): Colonel New Jersey Militia, 1776. HUNT, THOMAS (Mass.): Sergeant in Captain Craft’s Company of Minute Men at Lexington and Concord,...

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