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WILLIAM SHACKFORD of Portsmouth
William Shackford married Deborah Tricky. [Ref]
William Shackford emigrated to New England, settling at Bloody Point (later Newington) in Dover. [Ref]
William Shackford of Portsmouth was a retailer. [Ref, p. 588]
Children of William Shackford:
SAMUEL SHACKFORD (c. 1674 - bef. 1731) of Portsmouth and Chester
Parents: William Shackford [Ref, p. 588]
Samuel Shackford was born about 1674. [Ref] He died before Mar 1730/1, when his will was proved. [Ref, p. 588] He married first Abigail Richards. [Ref] He married second the widow Francis Peabody on 10 May 1716. [Ref] She married first Nathaniel, the son of Francis Peabody. [Ref]
Samuel was a block maker. [Ref, p. 588] He was of Portsmouth. [Ref, p. 588] He was a grantee of Chester. [Ref, p. 588]
Children of Samuel Shackford:
Parents: Samuel Shackford
John Shackford of Portsmouth married Dorcas Lovejoy of Andover on 22 Oct 1727 in Portsmouth. [Ref, 24;359][Ref says 25 Oct]
John Shackford, a shoemaker, first settled at Andover and then at Chester. [Ref, p. 588]
Dr. John Shackford married Dorcas Lovejoy.
DORCAS SHACKFORD (b. 1742)
Parents: John Shackford and Dorcas Lovejoy
Dorcas Shackford was born in 1742. [Ref] She married Simon French.
"[Simon French] married a daughter of John Shackford, Sen. of Chester. [Ref, p. 526, "a daughter of John Shackford"] She was a feeble woman, and was mostly confined to her bed for nine years, and they endured severe hardships." [Ref, p. 526]
Chase, Benjamin, History of Old Chester: From 1719 to 1869, Auburn, NH, The author, 1869.
Dearborn, E. B., "Genealogy of the Dearborn Family," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 2, 1848, 81-98.
Durrell, Harold Clarke, "Samuel Burnham Shackford, A.B., LL.B.," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 88, 1934, 201.
Endicott, C. M., "The Peabody Family," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 2, 1848, 153-161; addition 3, 1849, 359.
Lovejoy, Clarence E., The Lovejoy Genealogy with Biographies and History, 1460-1930, New York, Lovejoy, 1930.
Pierce, Joshua, "A Record of Births, Marriages and Deaths in Portsmouth, NH from 1706-1742," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 23, 1869, 392-395; 24, 1870, 357-360; 25, 1871, 117-122.
Sherburne, Edward Raymond, "Henry Sherburne of Portsmouth, N.H. and some of his Descendants," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 58, 1904, 227-235.
Torreys New England Marriages Prior to 1700. (Online database. NewEnglandAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008.)