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John Proctor (1715 - 1777)

John Proctor
Born in Lynn, Saugus, Province of Massachusetts Baymap
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Husband of — married 10 Apr 1743 in Falmouth, Mainemap
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Died [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 1 Aug 2009
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Biography

Marriage Intention with Mary Tibbets recorded April 10, 1743, at Falmouth, Maine.[1]


rowe001:0172 Westbrook. At 684 East Bridge St. stands a well preserved house known as the "Boody place". This was once originally owned by John Proctor. In 1761 he bought 10 acres adjoining 60 acres that he already owned at "Bank's Edge, on the northerly side of the Presumpscot River". He built a saw mill and a bridge about 1/8 mile above the old Pride's Bridge. The bridge was short lived. In 1838 Frederick Proctor sold the 100 acre farm to Boody (except for the family cemetery, about 4 sq. rods). John Proctor d. 1823 age 80. The house was built about 1761, having 1 story. A second story was added later. Their was a secret passage and stairs leading down below the stone arch that supported the chimney. This was for the women and children to hide in during Indian attack.

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  1. "Records of Falmouth, Maine" New England Genealogical and Historical Register, Reference Volume 13, page 32


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added marriage date/place. Will add source
posted by S (Hill) Willson

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