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From: "Bruce Lord" <>
Subject: Re: [GM-L] Ipswich VRs needed
Date: Thu, 20 Mar 2003 11:00:58 -0500
EARLY INHABITANTS OF IPSWICH, MASS. By Abraham Hammatt , pages 351-353
STORY, William. Was a subscriber to Major Denison 1648. Had
a share and a half in Plum Island, 1664.
In 1679 he was a voter in Town affairs, with the addition of
Mary Story, his daughter, joined the Church by taking the
Covenant, April 12, 1674.
He sold a lot of land to William Knowlton, previous to
February 12, 1643.
He purchased, Jan. 1, 1655, of William Symonds, Gent. and
John West, yeoman, two lots of land, adjoining other land which he had
bought of Robert Kinsman, seven acres of which was granted by the town of
Ipswich to John Wedgewood.
He was Surveyor of Highways, 1662. He then had the addition
He possessed lands in Chebacco, Noy. 10, 1652, adjoining on
the northwest, land of John Webster.
He purchased, May 8, 1649, of Henry Archer and Elisabeth his
wife, a farm of ninety acres, granted unto Archer by the Town of Ipswich,
beyond Chebacco Falls.
He had permission to have a Mill, 1671, Chebacco river.
In February, 1672, Abr'hm Perkins complained against William
Story, sen'r, for taking of a load of green timber about Dec'r last; oke
timber, which he drew over my farme of the south side Chebacco river; either
off the commons or my farme.
Andrew.Story. 1638. Granted to Andrew Story five acres
planting ground upon Sagamore Hill.
1639. Andrew Story had two acres of land granted to him in
consideration of his services as one of the Pequit soldiers.
[Additions.] William Story, carpenter; came 1637, from
Norwich, Norfolk co.; servant of Samuel Dix. Embarked April 8, 1637; 23
years old. His children :
William, m. Susannah Fuller, October 25, 1671
Seth, deacon, born 1646, died Oct.9, 1732, aged 86.
Dea. Seth Story 2, died October 9, 1732, aged 86 years. With
wife Elizabeth he had :
Zechariah, born March 14, 1684
pub. Rachel Andrews, July 14, 1714
Sarah, .married ___________ Jewett
Elizabeth, married ____________ Andrews
Martha, born Sept. 28, 1691
pub. Thomas Butler, 16 January, 1719
Seth, born April 14, 1694. m. Martha Low, d. 1786
Damaris, born January 26, 1696
pub. Joseph Martin, March 17, 1722
Dea. Zechariah Story 3, (Dea. Seth 2, William 1) and Rachel
Andrews, pub. May 4, 1714; he died February 16, 1774, aged ninety years.
Their children :
Jeremy, born May 21, 1715
pub. Margaret Harris, May 20, 1737
Lucy, born Jan. 5, 1716 m. Wm. Butler, Apr 7, 1737
Rachel, born March 13, 1718,
pub. Joseph Goodhue, March 20, 1740
Nehemiah, born Sept. 29, 1720, pub. Sarah Gould Nov. 7, 1741, died July 4,
1802, aged 81.
Deborah, born August 6, 1723 ; pub. Wesley Burnham, August 20, 1743; she
died Nov. 24, 1821, aged 98 years; he died June 28, 1797, aged 78 years
Isaac, b. Jan. 23, 1724, m. Deborah Foster, Mch 14,1761
Nathan, b. April 21, 1727 ;
Jesse, b. Mch 12, 1730, m. Ruhami Burnham, 1753 Their son Jesse killed at
Jerusha, born Sept. 29, 1732, m. Caleb Norwood, 1770
Lois, born March 11, 1734 married Francis Poole, October 19, 1752
Seth Story 3, (Dea. Seth 2, William 1,) married Martha Low;
pub. Nov. 30, 1717; he died August 11, 1786, aged ninety-three years. Their
Elizabeth, born March 3, 1718, m. Jacob Perkins
Amos, born Nov. 16, 1720; in French War, 1755
Martha, born Dec. 16, 1721; m. Samuel Burnham 1743
Johannah, b. Oct. 13, 1723, m. Jacob Goodhue, 1744
Sarah, b. Sept. 28, 1725, m. Joshua Martin, 1744
Anna, born September 1, 1727
Lydia, b. Mch 18, 1728-9; m. Nath'l Lufkin, 1783
John, m. Hannah Perkins, 1760
Ebenezer, died October, 1803
----- Original Message -----
From: "Olive B Hoffman" <>
Sent: Thursday, March 20, 2003 12:24 AM
Subject: [GM-L] Ipswich VRs needed
> If someone has access to the VRs of Ipswich, would you mind -please-
> checking on the surname Story/Storey? My very short line is that of
> William Story who md. Sarah Foster; son Samuel Story who md. Elizabeth
> (----) first; and finally Hannah Storey who md. Timothy Knowlton. I
> have, over the years, acquired some dates (years only, actually) but no
> locations for the events of B,M,D of these ancestors.
> Thank you very much - appreciate it since I currently have no library [of
> any kind] at hand.
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