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Henry Sewall III (1615 - 1700)

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Rev. Henry Sewall III
Born in Coventry, Warwickshire, England, UKmap [uncertain]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colonymap
Died in Newbury, Essex, Province of Massachusettsmap
Sewall-83 created 3 Feb 2013 | Last modified
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Rev. Henry Sewall III was born in 1615 in Coventry, Warwickshire, England, the son of Henry Sewall and Anne Hunt. He was christened on 25 June 1615 Manchester, Lancashire, England.

Mr. Henry Sewall (sent by Mr. Henry Sewall in ye ship Elizabeth & Dorcas, Cat. Watts, Commander arrived in Boston 1634, wintered at Ipswich, helped begin this plantation, 1635 furnished English servants meat cattel & provisions, married Mrs. Jane Dummer on March ye 25, 1646 died May ye 16.[1]

Henry married Jane Drummer on 25 March 1646 in Newbury, Essex County, Mass. Bay Colony to Jane Dummer.[2][3]

Children of Henry Sewall and Jane Dummer Sewall:

  1. Hannah Sewall Toppan (1649 - 1699)
  2. Samuel Sewall (1652 - 1730)
  3. Stephen Sewall (1657 - 1725)

Henry died 16 May 1700 in Newbury, Essex, Province of Massachusetts. He was buried at First Parish Burying Ground, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA.[4]

1700 AET 86.
His fuitful vine,
Being thus disjoined.
Fell to ye ground
January ye 13th following
AE 74 Psal. 27-10."


  1. NEHGR, 1847, Vol. 1, p. 372 "THE BURIAL PLACE AT "OLD TOWN", NEWBURY, MASS."
  2. Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 Newbury Vital Records, volume dated 1635-1746, p. 18, shows birthplace of children Hannah, Samuel, John, Stephen, and Jane in Hampshire, England
  3. Sewell, Robert, The Sewall / Sewell Family accessed May 5, 2015
  4. Find A Grave Henry Sewall, Memorial# 20628887

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On 6 Apr 2014 at 01:26 GMT Bobbie (Madison) Hall wrote:

Sewall-115 and Sewall-83 appear to represent the same person because: Same parents, once the mother is merged.

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