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Genealogy of John Ambler of Durham New Hampshire

A genealogy of the Ambler family of Durham New Hampshire as extracted from the History of Durham New Hampshire and other sources. John Ambler bought, in 1703, the place that once was owned by John Hill, at Oyster River Point, on the shore of Little Bay. Aug. 7, 1717, he bought of Edward and Sarah Wakeham six acres formerly in the possession of Nicholas Done (Dunn), which Wakeham bought of Widow Elizabeth Done. Other lands he bought of Joseph Kent and of Samuel Edgerly.  John Ambler married (1) Hannah, widow of Robert Watson. Dr. Quint said she was daughter of …

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Genealogy of Thomas Ash of Durham New Hampshire

A genealogy of the Ash family of Durham New Hampshire as extracted from the History of Durham New Hampshire and other sources. Thomas Ash witnessed a deed in Boston 2 (12) 1652. Thomas Ash, perhaps the same, signed a petition from Dover, N. H., in 1689. He lived near the head of Johnson’s Creek. He married (1) Hannah Chesley, daughter of Philip and Elizabeth, (2) Widow Mary Rollins, or Rawlins. His will, 1718, names wife, Mary, son, Thomas, daughter, Hannah Pierce, to whom he gave five shillings, and “other daughters.” Hannah married Benjamin Pierce [1]Benjamin Pierce (Joseph3, Anthony2, John1) was …

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Genealogy of Charles Adams of Oyster River New Hampshire

A genealogy of the Charles Adams family of Durham New Hampshire as extracted from the History of Durham New Hampshire and other sources. Charles Adams, born about 1623, bought land at Oyster River of John Ault, 10 April 1645. He was taxed in 1648, and took the oath of fidelity 21 June 1669. Constable in 1662. He and fourteen others of his household were slain in the massacre of 1694, and his house was burned. The mound of earth marking their graves is very near the Mathes burial place, at Durham Point. Deliverance, named in Court record, 1679. Charles b. …

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