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Rowley, Massachusetts, USA - The Village Pancake House, Rowley, Mass.
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America/USA  John  Spafford

  (b. 12 June 1678Rowley, Massachusetts Bay Colony   d. 11 October 1735Bradford, Province of Massachusetts Bay )  

John Spafford was born 12 June 1678 in Rowley, Massachusetts Bay Colony. John Spafford was the child of John Spafford (Spofford) and Sarah Wheeler and the grandchild of: (paternal)  John Spofford and Elizabeth Scott (maternal)  David Wheeler and Sarah Wise (Wyeth)

He married  Sarah Poore 2 May 1717 in Newbury, Province of Massachusetts Bay .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Sarah Poore  was born 18 January 1693 in Newbury, Massachusetts, USA .  She died abt. 1730 in Rowley, Massachusetts, USA .  She was the daughter of Henry Poore and Abigail Hale.

John Spafford died 11 October 1735 in Bradford, Province of Massachusetts Bay.

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John Spafford married America/USA Sarah Poore-- Date: 2 May 1717 Place: Newbury, Province of Massachusetts Bay
Sarah Poore was the daughter of Henry Poore and Abigail Hale

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America/USA Daniel Spafford (b.23 April 1721, Newbury, Province of Massachusetts Bay   d. 26 April 1803, Rowley, Massachusetts, USA)

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World History 1689 - William & Mary assume English throne. Peter the Great assumes Russian throne.

USA 1692 - March 1 - Salem Witch Trials

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Invention 1698 - The steam engine is invented (Thomas Savery, England)
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USA 1704 - February 29 - French forces from Quebec and Native American forces under the command of Jean-Baptiste Hertel de Rouville attacked the village of Deerfield, Massachusetts.
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John Spafford and Sarah Poore 2 May 1717, Newbury, Massachusetts, USA

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Daniel Spafford was born 23 April 1721, Newbury, Massachusetts, USA

11 October 1735
Bradford, Massachusetts, USA

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