Marriages By Rev. Joseph Haven, 1776-1785

Rev. Joseph Haven was the third minister of the First Congregational Church in Rochester New Hampshire. He was elected to his position after the death of Rev, Samuel Hill in 1776. These marriage records were kept from his initial election for 10 years, or 1785. The First Congregational Church moved it’s location during the tenure of Rev, Haven, relocating and improving their existing building at Haven Hill to the Rochester Common, the new center of activity.

Marriages By Rev. Joseph Haven


Febr 29th Robert Walker with Dorothy Leaghton, both of Rochester
March 7th Joseph Tucker with Abigail Heard both of Rochester
May 23d James Place with Esther Varney both of Rochester
June 6th James Allen with Mercy Garland both of Rochester
June 22d Wm Whitcher with Sally Hoit both of Berwick, by Licence
June 23d Elihu Wentworth with Lois Pinkham both of Rochester
Septr 23. Mark Harford with Mary Corson both of Rochester
Nov 6th Simon Torr of Dover with Sarah Ham of Rochester
Decr 26th John Tebbets with Jean Heard both of Rochester


Janr 14th Abraham Cook of Rochester with Abigail Twombly of Somersworth
Janr 30th Isaac Wentworth with Abigail Nutter both of Rochester
Febr 13th Joshua Allen with Martha Varney both of Rochester
May 22d Lieut Samuel Nute with the Widow Sarah Welch both of Rochester
August 3d Robert Cook with Elizabeth Goodwin both of Somersworth
Octr 16th Caleb Wakeham with Sarah Clements both of Rochester
Novr 24th Joseph Cook of Somersworth with Anna Young of Rochester
Decr 17th Ephraim Tebbets with Eunice Tibbets both of Rochester
Decr 18th Benj. Furbur with Deborah Tebbets both of Rochester


Janr 26th Richard Tripe of Kittery with Elizabeth Gage of Dover
Janr 29th David Jennes with Sarah Jennes both of Rochester
Febr 26th James Wille with Kezia Leighton both of Durham
April 8th Tobias Ricker with Susannah Richardson both of Rochester
Septr 18th John Barber with Elizabeth Locke both of Barrington
Novr 19th John Nute Junr with Hannah Place both of Rochester
Nov 30th Joseph Plummer with Hannah Bickford both of Rochester
Decr 15th Edward Rollins with Anna Wentworth both of Rochester
Decr 17th James Chamberlain with Phebe Jackson both of Rochester
Decr 22th Joseph Thompson Junr with Lydia Green both of Rochester
Decr — Joseph Bickford with Dorcas Ellis both of Rochester


March 18th John Ham with Mary Dam both of Rochester
June 28th Benj. Babb of Barrington with Hannah Furbur of Rochester
July 29th John Bickford with Elizabeth Pearl, both of Rochester
August 10th Ebenezer Garland Junr with Lydia Jackson, both of Rochester
August 26 John Rollings with Elizabeth Leighton both Rochester
Septr 5th John Wille with Mercy Cook, both of Somersworth
Septr 28th James Rogers with Susannah Pinkham both of Rochester
Octr 5th Moses Hayes Junr of Rochester with Dolly Wingate of Madbury
Octr 14th Moses Downs with Elizabeth Trickey both of Rochester
Novr 4th Amos Place with Olive Knight both of Rochester
Novr 25th William Wingate with Deborah Buzzel both of Rochester
Novr 25th Joshua Peavey with Mary Buzzel both of New Durham
Decr 3d Jonathan Cook of Wakefield with Sarah Downing of Rochester
Decr 12th Daniel Calef with Anna Scribner both of Rochester
Decr 15th Enoch Hayes with Susanna Knowles both of Rochester
Decr 24th James Colman of Rochester with Dorcas Wentworth of Somersworth


Janr 26th Wm Rogers of the Gore with Mary Chamberlain of Rochester
Janr 27th Stephen Starboard with Lydia Nayler both of Rochester
Febr 2d Jason Chamberlain with Mary Brewster both of Rochester
Febr 14th Timothy Ricker with Lois Plummer both of Rochester
Febr 14th Jonathan Young with Sarah Defethering, [Trefethen] he of Middleton She of Somersworth
Febr 17th Joseph Ellis of Middleton with Hannah Perkins of Rochester
March 9th Ephraim Trickey with Lucy Cook both of Rochester
March 21st Moses Jennes of Rochester with Abigail Berry of Barrington
March 21st Ebenezer Horn with Lydia Canny both of Somersworth
April 3d John Stanton with Susanna Knight both of Rochester
April 13th Matthias Welch with Rachel Pearl both of Rochester
June 4th Wm Horn of Dover with Lucy Thompson of Rochester
June 22d Samuel Tuttle with Martha Varney both of Somersworth
July 13th Isaiah Foss with Mary Dow both of Barrington
August 22th Moses Babb with Meribah Lock both of Barrington
Septr 7th Beard Plunnner with Susanna Ham both of Rochester
Octr 7th Zebulon Durgan of Durham with Lettice Stillson of New Durham
Decr 6th Ebenezer Hanson of Madbury, with Patience Varney of Rochester


Janr 11th John Place Junr with Patience Downing both of Rochester
Febr 20th David Jennes with Lucy Page both of Rochester
Febr 22d David Corson with Mary McDurffee both of Rochester
April 12th Saml Lord of Berwick with Abigail Allen of Rochester
May 21st John Tucker of Kittery with Phebe Heard of Rochester
August 10th Saml Wentworth of Somersworth with Mary Berry of Rochester
August 16th Hanniel Clark with Judith Berry both of Rochester
Septr 20th John Allen with Mary Clark both of Rochester
Novr 15th Daniel Horn with Charity Place, both of Rochester


Febr 5th Joshua Hayes with Hannah Lock both of Barrington
Febr 28th John Myrick with Elizabeth Palmer both of Rochester
March 7th Saml Roberts of Berwick with Lydia Tebbets of Rochester
March 12th Benj. Varney with Joanna Ham both of Rochester
March 21st Silas Tebbets with Sarah Heard, both of Rochester
May 9th Jonathan Heard with Sarah Yetton, both of Rochester
June 19th Joseph Hodgdon of Wakefield with Charity Dame of Rochester
August 1st John Roberts with Ruth Rogers both of Rochester
August 3d Philip Jackson with Mary Place both of Rochester
Octr 8th Robert Evens with the Widw Hannah Heard both of Rochester
Octr 31st Ebenezer Hayes with Phebe Huckins both of Barrington
Novr 21st Samuel Hayes of Barrington with Sarah Pearl of Rochester
Novr 28th John Willey Junr with Tamsin Gray both of Barrington
Novr 28th Stephen Brock with Elizabeth Berry both of Barrington
Novr 28th Richard Foss with Marcy Berry both of Barrington
Novr 28th Timothy Roberts Junr with Elizabeth Hayesboth of Rochester


Febr 6th Ephraim Holmes with Mary Hall both of Barrington
Febr 27th Samuel Foss, Tertius [3rd] with Sarah Junkins both of Barrington
May 8th Benj. French of New-Market [Newmarket] with Mary Harford of Rochester
May 22d John Huckens of Barrington with Mary Pearl of Rochester
Octr 13th Wm Wentworth Lord of Berwick with Mercy Allen of Rochester
Octr 16th James Marden Junr with Frederica Scevey both of Barrington
Octr 20th John Wentworth of Somersworth with Rebecca Horn of Rochester
Nov 17th Joseph Pearl Junr with Catharine Clark both of Rochester
Novr 27th Jedediah Tebbets with Dorothy Tebbets both of Rochester
Decr 4th Ephraim Tebbets with Esther Tebbets both of Rochester
Decr 10th Ezekiel Hayes with Margaret Foss both of Barrington
Decr 25th Wm Palmer with Susannah Twombly both of Rochester


Janr 21st Abraham Pribble of Wolfsboro’ [Wolfeboro] with Mary Cole of Rochester
Febr 11th Joseph Holmes with Sarah Page both of Rochester
Febr 12th Nathan Webb Adams of Newington with Elizabeth Cole of Rochester
Febr 26th Benj. Berry with Mary Foss both of Barrington
April 20th Jonathan Leighton Junr with Mary Rogers both of Rochester
April 21st Benj. Adams Esqr of Newington with Susanna Brown of Rochester
May 23d Moses Chamberlain with Mary Nason both of Rochester
July 29th Joseph Roberts with Betty Dame, both of Rochester
Septr 30th Anthony Pevee with Betty Hammon both of Rochester
Octr 7th Elijah Horn with Anna Corson both of Rochester
Decr 9th Joseph Ricker with Sarah Trickey both of Rochester
Decr 29th George Snell Hayes with Anna Hawkins both of Rochester


Janr 6th Timothy Heard with Mary Dame both of Rochester
March 3d William Henderson with Peggy Roberts, He of Dover, She of Rochester
March 17th Gilbert French with Leah French both of Rochester
March 24th Timothy Richardson with Anna Perkins both of Rochester


New Hampshire Genealogical Society. The New Hampshire genealogical record : an illustrated quarterly magazine devoted to genealogy, history, and biography : official organ of the New Hampshire Genealogical Society; published in Dover, N. H.: George W. Tibbetts, 1907.

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