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Durham Village New Hampshire

Genealogy of Ensign John Davis of Oyster River New Hampshire

Ensign John Davis of Oyster River New Hampshire was born about 1623 in Marlborough. He married, 10 Dec. 1646, Jane, daughter of the Rev. Joseph and Mary (Johnson) Peasley of Haverhill, where he owned land in 1642. In 1650 he was on a committee to lay out a boundary between Haverhill and Salisbury. About 1653 he removed to Oyster River, where he built his garrison house, near Davis Creek, on the north side of the river and near its mouth, on land bought of Valentine Hill, 14 Aug. 1654. He had numerous and large grants of land, was selectman seven times, constable, surveyor of lands, and held other offices. He is called ensign as early as 1662. He died between 1 April 1685 and 25 May 1686, the dates on which his will was made and approved.

Garrison House of Capt. Jonathan Chesley, Built in 1716

Genealogy of the Chesley Family of Durham New Hampshire

7 generational genealogy of the Chesley family of Durham New Hampshire as extracted from the History of Durham New Hampshire and other sources.

Durham Village New Hampshire

Genealogy of the Butler Family of Durham New Hampshire

A genealogy of the Butler family of Durham New Hampshire as extracted from the History of Durham New Hampshire and other sources. Francis Butler married, 14 July 1816, Hannah, daughter of Benjamin Chesley, born 1 Jan. 1799. He died 30 April 1831, aged 38. His widow married, (2) July 1832, Daniel Young, who died 6 Feb. 1838, married (3) Hudson Peavey of Strafford and died 26 Feb. 1881, aged 81. Children by first marriage: Mary Jane Butler born 4 Jan. 1820; d. 22 April 1862. Unm. James Butler born 20 Aug. 1823; married Emily, daughter of Moses Woodman. Ch., Edgar …

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