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Ancestor is complete! Grave has been located flag male ancestor  James  MINOT

  (b. 17 October 1694 Concord, Province of Massachusetts Bay   d. 6 February 1759 Concord, Province of Massachusetts Bay )  
Age: 64

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James MINOT was born 17 October 1694 in Concord, Province of Massachusetts Bay. James MINOT was the child of James MINOT   and   Rebecca WHEELER and the grandchild of: (paternal)  John MINOT and Lydia BUTLER (maternal)  Timothy WHEELER and Mary BROOKS

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Martha LANE 14 November 1716 in Concord, Province of Massachusetts Bay .  The couple had (at least) 3 children. Martha LANE  was born 1 October 1694 in Billerica, Massachusetts, USA (North Billerica).  She died 18 January 1733 in Concord, Massachusetts, USA.  She was the daughter of John LANE and Susannah WHIPPLE.

He married  (2) Elizabeth WILDER 9 October 1735 in Brookfield, Province of Massachusetts Bay .  The couple had (at least) 3 children. Elizabeth WILDER  was born abt. 1703 in Lancaster, Massachusetts, USA (South Lancaster).  She died 13 September 1779 in Littleton, Massachusetts, USA.  She was the daughter of Ephraim WILDER and Elizabeth STEVENS.

James MINOT died 6 February 1759 in Concord, Province of Massachusetts Bay.

Occupation: Member of Council, 1746-1758; Colonel in French and Indian War 1756

It is possible that he had one other daughter with Elizabeth Merrick. The daughter was named Elizabeth Minott who m. Rev. Daniel Rogers of Littleton, 1763

Details of the family tree of James appear below.
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Did You Know?The name 'Massachusetts' originates with native Americans in the Massachusetts Bay area (from the language of the Algonquian nation). The name translates roughly as 'at or about the great hill.' (

1620 - 1627 - Plymouth Colony, New England
1628 - 1686 - Massachusetts Bay Colony
1686 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1689 - 1692 - Massachusetts Bay Colony
1692 - 1775 - Province of Massachusetts Bay
1776 - 1788 - Crown Colony of Massachusetts Bay
February 6, 1788 - Massachusetts becomes 6th U.S. state

  • 1650
    'Lemuel Shattuck in his “History of the Town of Concord,” speaks of the Minots as a distinguished family going back to Thomas Minot, Secretary to the Abbot of Walden in Essex. His son, George Minot, born in 1594, came to New England and was among the first settlers of Dorchester, Massachusetts. George had four sons with one named John Minot (1628-1669). John also had four sons one of whom was James, born 1653. James attended Harvard College. ...Read MORE...
  • 1694
    'James Minott ye son of Captn James Minott & mrs Rebeckah his wife was Borne octobr ye 17th 1694'
    Concord, Massachusetts : births, marriages, and deaths, 1635-1850
  • 1694 Birth
    17 October 1694
    Concord, Massachusetts, USA

  • Concord, Massachusetts, USA
  • James MINOT
    page 176 Title The New England historical & genealogical register, Volume 1 Author New England Historic Genealogical Society Publisher S.G. Drake, 1847 Original from Oxford University Digitized Dec 4, 2006
  • 1716 Marriage / Partner
    James MINOT and Martha LANE 14 November 1716, Concord, Massachusetts, USA
  • 1717 Birth of Child
    John MINOT was born 31 August 1717, Concord, Massachusetts, USA
  • 1720 Birth of Child
    Rebeckah MINOT was born 15 May 1720, Concord, Massachusetts, USA

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