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John Peasley (1679 - 1752)

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John Peasley aka Peaslee
Born in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts Baymap
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Husband of — married in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusettsmap
Husband of — married [location unknown]
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Died in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts Baymap
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John Peasley Birth: 25 FEB 1679 Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, USA[1][2][3][4]


Death BEF 02 APR 1752 Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA[5][6]


Occupation: millwright[7]


Residence: BET 25 FEB 1679 AND 1713 Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, USA[8]
Residence: AFT 1713 Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA[9]


Event: the fourth of eight children
Type: Misc[10]
Event: His first marriage is one of the earliest recorded in the Amesbury Monthly Meeting of Friends
Type: Misc[11]
Note: John Peasley was the son of Dr. Joseph Peasley.
Ref: "The Second Peasley Line" (Pillsbury Ancestry) p 531.

Mary Martin 1 MAR 1706 Amesbury, Essex Co., MA. [12][13][14]

Husband: John Peaslee
Wife: Mary Martin \ Martine
Child: David Peaslee
Child: Joseph Peaslee
Child: John* Peaslee-Peasley
Child: Sarah Peaslee
Child: Jacob Peaslee
Child: Moses Peaslee
Child: James Peaslee
Child: Ebenezer Peaslee
Child: Mary Peaslee
Child: Ruth Peaslee
Child: Nathan Peaslee \ Peasley
Marriage: 1 MAY 1705 Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA[15][16][17]
Banns of Marriage: 22 MAR 1704/05[18]
Husband: John Peaslee
Wife: Mary Newbegin
Marriage: 18 OCT 1745[19]
Husband: Joseph (2) Peaslee-Peasley
Wife: Ruth Barnard
Child: John Peaslee
Child: Joseph Peaslee
Child: Nathanial Peaslee
Child: Robert Peaslee
Child: Ruth Peaslee
Child: Sarah Peaslee
Child: Ebenezer Peaslee
Marriage: 21 JAN 1671/72 Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA[20][21][22][23][24][25]


  1. Source: #S369 Page: Haverhill MA - NEHGS database
  2. Source: #S258 Page: Flanders, pg 2
  3. Source: #S421 vol I, pg 246
  4. Lamphere, Frederick James. A passel o' Peasleys (F.J. Peasley, 1979 Indianapolis, Indiana)
  5. Source: #S353
  6. Source: #S258 Page: Flanders, pg 2
  7. Source: #S258 Page: Flanders, pg 2
  8. Source: #S258 Page: Flanders, pg 2
  9. Source: #S258 Page: Flanders, pg 2
  10. Source: #S258 Page: Flanders, pg 2
  11. Source: #S258 Page: Flanders, pg 2
  12. Source: #S0002 Certainty: 0 4 DEC 2014 "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910," database, FamilySearch ( : 4 December 2014), John Peasly and Mary Martin, 01 Mar 1705; citing reference ; FHL microfilm 0599730 IT 3. Name John Peasly Spouse's Name Mary Martin Event Date 01 Mar 1705 Event Place Amesbury,Essex,Massachusetts Father's Name Joseph Mother's Name Ruth Spouse's Father's Name John Spouse's Mother's Name Mary
  13. Source: #S0018 ( : 13 July 2016), Joseph Peaslee and Ruth Barnard, 21 Jan 1671; citing Marriage, Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, , town clerk offices, Massachusetts; FHL microfilm 893,105.
  14. Source: #S0433 Vol. 2, Pg 1156, Peasley, Joseph (1646-1735) (ae 69 in 1716) & 1/wf Ruth Barnard (-1723); 21 Jan 1671, 1671/2; Amesbury/Haverhill {Reg. 110:66; Tripp (1948) 58; Pope's Pioneers 33; Burleigh Anc. (ms) 15; EIHC 43:60; Pillsbury Anc. 519, 533, 539; Sa
  15. Source: #S369 Page: Haverhill MA - NEHGS database
  16. Source: #S369 Page: Amesbury, MA - NEHGS database
  17. Source: #S469
  18. Source: #S258 Page: Flanders, pg 2
  19. Source: #S258 Page: Flanders, pg 2
  20. Source: #S369
  21. Source: #S353
  22. Source: #S258 Page: Peaslee I, pg 2
  23. Source: #S370 Page:
  24. Source: #S421 Page: pg 26 vol II
  25. Source: #S469
  • S258 Child's Genealogy of Henniker, New Hampshire
  • S353 "Families of Early Milford Connecticut" by Susan Woodward Abbot R929.37467, AB29F
  • S369 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 transcription NEHGS
  • S370 court record
  • S421 Vital Records of Haverhill, Massachusetts Publication: Name: Topsfield Historical Society; Location: Topsfield, Massachusetts; Date: 1911;
  • S469 Massachusetts Marriages 1695-1910
  • S472</span> Title: Massachusetts Births and Christenings 1639-1915

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