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William Pepperell (1696 - 1759)

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Sir William Pepperell
Born in Kittery, York, Massachusetts Baymap
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Husband of — married in Boston, Massachusettsmap
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Died in Kittery, York, Massachusetts Baymap
Profile last modified | Created 28 Mar 2013
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Categories: Siege of Louisbourg (1745).



He is widely remembered for organizing, financing, and leading the 1745 expedition that captured the French garrison at Fortress Louisbourg during King George's War.[1]


Written fourth Day of July 1759. To wife Mary the Income of the Half of my real Estate to Hold for the Term of her natural Life. Named Daughter Elizabeth Sparhawk. Grandson William Pepperrell Sparhawk. Grandson Andrew Pepperrell Sparhawk. Grandson Nathaniel Sparhawk Jr. Grandson Samuel Hirst Sparhawk. Son in Law Nathaniel Sparhawk Esq. Sister Miriam Tyler. Sister Dorothy Newmarch. Sister Mary Prescot. Sister Margery Gunnison. Kinsmen Iohn & Andrew Philips. kinswoman Sarah Frost my Dec'd Brother's eldest Daughter. Children of my kinswoman Margery Wentworth Dec'd et al. Nominated Wife Mary, Jeremiah Moulton Jr Esq. & Mr Benjamin Greenleaf, Executors. Probated 24 July 1759; 14 July 1759 Mr. Greenleaf declines the trust. [2]


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  1. Wikipedia contributors, "William Pepperrell," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, (accessed June 5, 2017).


Thank you to Andrew White for creating WikiTree profile Pepperell-8 through the import of APW_2013-03-26.ged on Mar 26, 2013.

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On 22 Apr 2016 at 21:41 GMT Robin Lee wrote:

Pepperell-68 and Pepperell-8 appear to represent the same person because: same father, no indication of two sons with the same name

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