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Michael Sylvester (1714 - 1798)

Michael Sylvester aka Silvester
Born in Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts Baymap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 12 Nov 1740 in Hanover, Plymouth, Massachusetts Baymap
Husband of — married 17 Jan 1760 in Hanover, Plymouth, Massachusettsmap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 84 in Hanover, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
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Michael Silvester was born in 1714. He was the son of Amos and Elizabeth Silvester. Michael inherited from his father Amos the land and a house. He and his second wife built a larger typical center chimney colonial in 1763 as the original house burned in 1762. Michael took part in the Revolution going to Cohasset and Rhode Island and in 1776 Fort Ticonderoga. His youngest son Robert inherited the house. [1]

Michael passed away in 1798. He is buried in the Hanover Center Cemetery in Hanover, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA.[2]


  1. "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915," database, FamilySearch ( : 4 December 2014), Michael Silvester, 27 Oct 1714; citing SCITUATE,PLYMOUTH,MASSACHUSETTS, ; FHL microfilm 0014791, 0496902 IT 1.
  2. "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 15 December 2015), Michael Sylvester, 1798; Burial, Hanover, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States of America, Hanover Center Cemetery; citing record ID 142556327, Find a Grave,
  • Tales of a Quaint New England Town compiled by the Hanover Historical Society.

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