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William Sawyer

William Sawyer

Male 1656 - 1718  (62 years)

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  • Name William Sawyer 
    Born 1 Feb 1655/56  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 12, 14, 15, 16, 18
    Living 1671  Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Military 6 Aug 1675  [1, 2, 8, 12, 15, 18
    Offices Held 1685  Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    Petition 1688  Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Offices Held 1706  Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    Religion 1706  Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Offices Held 1707  [1, 2, 8, 15
    Will 4 Jun 1718  Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 12, 16, 18
    Died 7 Jun 1718  Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 6, 8, 15, 16, 18
    Buried Aft 7 Jun 1718  Ocean View Cemetery, Wells, York County, Maine, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Probate/Proved 1 Jul 1719  Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 16, 18
    Web References 2019 
    Siblings 12 siblings 
    Person ID I858  | Roy Line
    Last Modified 2 Feb 2021 

    Father Lt. William Sawyer,   b. Abt 1613, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1702 to 1703, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 89 years) 
    Mother Ruth Bitfield,   b. Abt 1623, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt May 1693, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Married 1644  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F99  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Littlefield,   b. 16 Nov 1649, Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1734/35, Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [1, 2, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19
    Married 2 Nov 1677  Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 17, 18
    Age at Marriage He was 21 years - She was 28 years 
    Children 
     1. Joseph Sawyer,   b. 14 Aug 1678, Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1703, Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
     2. Francis Sawyer,   b. 6 Mar 1681, Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1756, Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +3. Daniel Sawyer,   b. 26 May 1683, Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1717, Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
     4. Hannah Sawyer,   b. 9 Apr 1685, Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Ruth Sawyer,   b. 26 May 1687, Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 2 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F452  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Feb 1655/56 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLiving - 1671 - Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Nov 1677 - Wells, York County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - He was the Surveyor of Highways. - 1685 - Wells, York County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPetition - He petitioned Governor Andros for permission to put up a fulling-mill on Little River. The revolution against Andros, in the next year, may, however, have precluded any attempt to build it - 1688 - Wells, York County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - He was elected a Selectman. - 1706 - Wells, York County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - He helped organize the First Church of Wells - 1706 - Wells, York County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 4 Jun 1718 - Wells, York County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Jun 1718 - Wells, York County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Aft 7 Jun 1718 - Ocean View Cemetery, Wells, York County, Maine, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate/Proved - 1 Jul 1719 - Wells, York County, Maine Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S811] Appleton, William S. "Family of William Sawyer of Newbury", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume XXVIII, 1874), Secondary Source.

    2. [S812] Appleton, William S. Some Descendants of William Sawyer of Newbury, Mass., (Boston: David Clapp & Son, 1891), Secondary Source.

    3. [S638] Coffin, Joshua. A Sketch of the History of Newbury, Newburyport and West Newbury, (Boston: Samuel G. Drake, 1845), Secondary Source.

    4. [S813] Currier, Richard Sawyer. Genealogical History of the Currier Family , (Montpelier, Vermont: Capital City Press, 1935), Secondary Source.

    5. [S640] Essex Institute. Vital Records of Newbury, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849 volume I, (Salem, Massachusetts: The Essex Institute, 1911), Secondary Source.

    6. [S14] Find-a-Grave website, (http://www.findagrave.com), Secondary Source.
      Memorial ID 21014126 William Sayer

    7. [S621] Hoyt, David W. The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury, Massachusetts, with some Related Families of Newbury, Haverhill, Ipswich, and Hampton volume I, (Providence, Rhode Island: Snow & Farnham, 1897), Secondary Source.

    8. [S645] Hoyt, David W. The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury, Massachusetts, with some Related Families of Newbury, Haverhill, Ipswich, and Hampton volume II, Reprint 1902, (Providence, Rhode Island: Snow & Farnham, 1902), Secondary Source.

    9. [S646] Hoyt, David W. The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury, Massachusetts, with some Related Families of Newbury, Haverhill, Ipswich, and Hampton volume III, Reprint 1916, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1982), Secondary Source.

    10. [S2124] Martin, Cassius C. Generations of Littlefield Tracks Across America: A Family History, (Albuquerque, New Mexico: Cassius C. Martin, 1990), Secondary Source.

    11. [S793] Norris, D. W. and H.A. Feldman. The Wells Family , (Milwaukee: Cramer-Krasselt Company, 1942), Secondary Source.

    12. [S643] Noyes, Sybil, Charles Thornton Libby and Walter Goodwin Davis. Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1972), Secondary Source.

    13. [S956] Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May 1692 on the Basis of Farmer's Register, volume IV, (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1862), Tertiary Source.

    14. [S830] Sawyier, Nathaniel. A Genealogy of Some of the Descendants of William Sawyer of Newbury, Mass, (Manchester, New Hampshire: William E. Moore, 1889), Secondary Source.

    15. [S814] Sawyer, Eleanor Grace. Sawyer Families of New England 1636-1900 , (Camden, Maine: Penobscot Press, 1995), Secondary Source.

    16. [S815] Sawyer, Fred E. Genealogical Index of the Sawyer Families of New England Prior to 1900, (Blackfoot, Idaho: Neves Printing Co., 1983), Secondary Source.

    17. [S91] Torrey, Clarence Almon. New England Marriage Prior to 1700, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1985), Secondary Source.

    18. [S829] Underhill, Lora Altine Woodbury. Descendants of Edward Small of New England. Volume 1 , (New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1934), Secondary Source.

    19. [S1629] Wells, Charles K. Genealogy of the Wells Family, of Wells, Maine, (Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Burdick & Armitage, 1874), Secondary Source.