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HELP! Grave has been located flag male ancestor  John  BRECK

  (b. 27 October 1650 Dorchester, Massachusetts Bay Colony*   d. 17 February 1691 Dorchester, Massachusetts Bay Colony* )  

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John BRECK was born 27 October 1650 in Dorchester, Massachusetts Bay Colony*. John BRECK was the child of Edward BRECK   and   Isabel RIGBY

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

John  married  Susannah CLAPP .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Susannah CLAPP  was born abt. 1648 in Dorchester, Massachusetts, USA*.  Susannah died 8 February 1711 in Dorchester, Massachusetts, USA*.  Susannah was the child of Edward CLAPP and Prudence CLAPP.

John BRECK died 17 February 1691 in Dorchester, Massachusetts Bay Colony*.
Details of the family tree of John appear below.
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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

  • Biography
    NEHGR, Volume 2, 1848, p. 257:

    'John followed the business of a tanner, and was extensively engaged in various kinds of business, and was well known as Capt. John Breck. The neck of land now called Squantum belonged to him.'

    Ancestry of John Davis, Horace Davis, 1897:

    Capt. John Breck, of Dorchester, son of Edward. Born about 1651. A tanner; also other business. Married about 1671 Susanna; she was born in 1648; parentage unknown.
    He is ...

  • 1650 Birth
    27 October 1650
    Dorchester, Massachusetts, USA*
  • 1672 Birth of Child
    Jemima BRECK was born 17 April 1672, Dorchester, Massachusetts, USA*
  • John BRECK
    Dorchester North Burying Ground Dorchester Suffolk County Massachusetts, USA
  • 1691 Death
    17 February 1691
    Dorchester, Massachusetts, USA*

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Added: 9/17/2016 3:40:07 PM - Updated: 12/20/2016 11:16:04 AM

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