Notes for Francis PEABODY


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Notes for Francis PEABODY


x!Birth: Sources: Boxford VR, p. 64, (James R. Taylor,
turmoil2 {at} c-zone.net); LDS Film #538933.


!Marriage: Source: Boxford VR (LDS Film #0823686), p. 178, (James R.
Taylor, turmoil2 {at} c-zone.net).


!Death: Source: (James R. Taylor, turmoil2 {at} c-zone.net).


He lived in Boxford, Mass. until 1764, when he moved to the St. John
River in a part of Nova Scotia set off in 1784 as New Brunswick. He and
two sons-in-law, James White and James Simonds, were among the
pioneer English settlers of Maugerville, NB. Francis was commander of a
company in the French and Indian War. He participated in the attack on
Ticonderoga in July 1759. The next year, his company was in the
expedition against Canada by way of Albany and Lake Champlain. After
the French surrendered at Chambly, the company returned to Ticonderoga,
then marched across country to Boxford, arriving about Dec. 1. (_From
Velton Peabody_, Boxford, Mass., v.r.; Peabody Genealogy, 1867; Sidney
Perley, History of Boxford [Mass.], 1880; Peabody Genealogy, 1909; Tracy
Elliot Hazen, Hazen Family in America, 1947; Rosa D. Tisdale, Meet the
Tisdales, 1981; "Descendants of Cornelius Brown of Boxford," Essex
Antiquarian XII:4 (October 1908); Tappay Adney, "Notes," in NEHGR 56:3
(July 1902)).
Record of LDS Church ordinance (living or proxy).
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