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HELP! flag male ancestor  John  SAYWARD

  (b. abt. 1657 Portsmouth, New Hampshire, New England   d. 26 September 1689 York, Maine, Dominion of New England )  

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John SAYWARD was born abt. 1657 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, New England. John SAYWARD was the child of Henry SAYWARD   and   Mary PEASLEY

Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):

John  married  Mary RISHWORTH 6 April 1680 in York, Maine, New England .  The couple had (at least) 5 children. Mary RISHWORTH  was born 8 January 1660 in York, Maine, USA (Cape Neddick).  Mary died abt. 1756 in York, Maine, USA (Cape Neddick).  Mary was the child of Edward RISHWORTH and Suzanne WHEELRIGHT.

John SAYWARD died 26 September 1689 in York, Maine, Dominion of New England .
Details of the family tree of John appear below.
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Prior to 1686 - New England
1686 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1690 - 1775 - New Hampshire, New England
1776 - 1788 - Crown Colony of New Hampshire
June 21, 1788 - New Hampshire becomes 9th U.S. state

  • Biography
    2. JOHN, son of Henry (1) and Mary, was prob ably born about 1657 while his father was residing at Strawberry Bank, as Portsmouth was then called.

    The earliest record of him is to be found in the town records of York, Me., June 26, 1679, when the town granted him 'a Lott of land near about the folly.' May 1, 1685, the town granted him the 'Remainder of the ox Pasture.' He was a mill-wright and carpenter and owned one fourth part of the...Read MORE...

  • 1680 Marriage / Partner
    John SAYWARD and Mary RISHWORTH 6 April 1680, York, Maine, USA (Cape Neddick)
  • 1681 Birth of Child
    Mary SAYWARD was born 4 April 1681, York, Maine, USA (Cape Neddick)
  • 16 Oct 1682
    Jonathan Sayword appears in legal document mentioning father-in-law, Edward Rishworth

    Early Maine Deeds and Wills. CD-ROM. Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2006. (Online database. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2009.)

    Volume 3, Pages 284-285

  • 1683 Birth of Child
    Susannah SAYWARD was born 9 May 1683, York, Maine, USA (Cape Neddick)
  • 1685 Birth of Child
    Marie Josephe Esther SAYWARD (SAYER) was born 7 March 1685, York, Maine, USA (Cape Neddick)
  • 1687 Birth of Child
    Hannah SAYWARD was born 21 June 1687, York, Maine, USA (Cape Neddick)
  • 1689 Death
    26 September 1689
    York, Maine, USA (Cape Neddick)

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