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Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA

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Where is Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA? 

Newburyport, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
Newburyport was settled in 1635 as part of Newberry Plantation, now Newbury. On January 28, 1764, the General Court of Massachusetts passed "An act for erecting part of the town of Newbury into a new town by the name of Newburyport."
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Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA - Plum Island Hotel
Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA

Plum Island Hotel
Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA - State Street from Charter Street
Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA

State Street from Charter Street
Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA - 1909 advertisement

Follow the Leader and Get the Facts
A Daily Newspaper with News in it
The Newburyport Leader
39 Inn Street
Newburyport, Mass.

Kensington, New Hampshire, sketches and reminiscences by Mace, Ida M Published 1909
Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA

1909 advertisement

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A Daily Newspaper with News in it
The Newburyport Leader
39 Inn Street
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Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA - Lord Timothy Dexter Mansion, Newburyport, Mass.
Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA

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3. NEWBURYPORT. [Pop, 7,161. Inc. 1764.]
This town was the port of Newbury until it was separated by the
act of incorporation.

It is...Read MORE...

News  1857 - Rescue of the Missing Newburyport Pilot.
The Newburyport Herald of the 25th inst. has the following account of the arrival home of the...Read MORE...

News  1868 - The man who now pays the largest income tax in Newburyport, Mass., began life by working in the Newburyport Herald office for two dollars and a half a week.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
May 30, 1868
News  1869 - The recent earthquake at the East was very severe at Newburyport, Mass.,
shaking the doors and windows and many movable things in the houses. The people generally were...Read MORE...

News  1871 - A Newburyport, Mass., dispatch states that Leonard Choate, known as the Newburyport "Fire-bug" has been sentenced to state prison for life, for committing numerous incendiary acts in that city and vicinity.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
February 18, 1871
News  1888 - Three earthquake shocks occurred on the morning of the 23d at Newburyport, Mass., and houses four miles from town were violently shaken.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
January 28, 1888
News  1888 - On the 19th Mrs. Elizabeth Worth White, of Newburyport, Mass., celebrated her one hundredth birthday.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
November 24, 1888
1890 Newburyport Massachusetts
NEWBURYPORT, anciently the port of Newbury, and now a port of entry, a city, and a seat of justice...Read MORE...

News  1903 - Injured in Ball Game
Andrew Pettingill 17 years old, and a member of the senior class of the Newburyport High school,...Read MORE...

1906
Newburyport, a city, port of entry, and one of the captials of Essex co., Mass., is finely situated ...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here

We currently have information about 31 ancestors who were born in Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA.
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Ancestors Who Died Here


Davis
flag  Annie DAVIS (2 November 1848, Marietta, Ohio, USA - 23 November 1896, Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA)

Emery
flag  Hannah EMERY (26 April 1654, Newbury, Massachusetts, USA - 1 May 1705, Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

Kelleher
  Michael KELLEHER (1870, - 20 November 1898, Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA)

LADD
flag  Joseph LADD (30 April 1817, Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA - 26 May 1886, Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

Lessard
flag  Bernadette LESSARD (05/30/1923, Biddeford, Maine, USA (Biddeford Pool) - 4/7/2016, Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA)

Marston
flag  Jonathan MARSTON (12 January 1783, Brentwood, New Hampshire, USA - June 1829, Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA)

Mitchell
flag  William MITCHELL (1630, Kittery, Maine, USA - 15 July 1654, Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA)

Noyes
flag  Daniel NOYES (23 October 1673, Newbury, Massachusetts, USA - 15 March 1715, Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA)

Paquette
flag  Raymond PAQUETTE (11/26/1917, Augusta, Maine, USA - 8/4/1982, Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA)

Sargent
US Civil War Soldiers flag  George Perry SARGENT (28 February 1843 , Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA - 11 April 1912, Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

Wheeler
immigrant flag  Ann WHEELER (20 December 1621, , England (United Kingdom) - 21 April 1687, Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA)
 

Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1692
Thomas MOODY (21 October 1668 - 31 March 1737) & Judith HALE (6 July 1670 - 12 August 1757)
married 24 November 1692

1703
John NOYES (15 February 1678 - 15 June 1719) & Mary THURLOW (1 May 1682 - 6 April 1747)
married 8 December 1703

1870
Benjamin F PEACH (October 1840 - ) & Adelaide L COFFIN (March 1848 - )
married 20 October 1870

1895
Charles Perry SARGENT (29 September 1876 - ) & Maud Eva GOVANG (26 September 1880 - August 1969)
married 8 December 1895
 

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