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CAPT. GEORGE BARBOUR (b. abt 1615) of Dedham and Medfield
George Barbour was born about 1615, probably near Fressingham, Suffolk, England. [Ref] He married first Elizabeth Clark [Ref] on 24 Oct 1642. [Ref] Elizabeth died on 22 Dec 1683 in Medfield. [Ref] He married second Joan Fisher. [Ref]
Elizabeth, the wife of George, was admitted to the Dedham church on 27 (8) 1643. [Ref] George was admitted after 5 (9) 1643, when his daughter Mary was baptised and before 17 (11) 1646 when his son Samuel was baptised. [Ref]
George emigrated in 1638, probably with others from Fressingham in the company of Rev. John Phillip of Wrentham, Suffolk, England, and settled in Dedham. [Ref]
Anne Vttinge, single woman of Dedham, left bedding to George Berbor of Dedham, single man of Dedham, in her undated will. [Ref]
George Barbour was a freeman on 26 May 1647. [Ref]
In 1650, George was one of the founders of Medfield. [Ref]
He was deputy to the General Court for eight years and town clerk for 22 years. [Ref] He was Captain of the the military company from 1667 to his death. [Ref]
Nicholas Wood of Natick wrote his will on 16 Jan 1669/70. He appointed his friend George Barbour as supervisor. The will was witnessed by Henry Leland and Hopestill Leland. [Ref]
Children of George Barbour and Elizabeth Clark
HANNAH BARBOUR (b. 1654)
Parents: Capt. George Barbour and Elizabeth Clark
Hannah Barbour was born on 16 (2) 1654 in Medfield. [Ref] She married Ebenezer Badcock. [Ref][Ref]
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