Adams, Cutting, Hutchins, Jackman, Kelly, Noyes, Poore, Thorley, Thurston, Williams

In 1634, Rev. Thomas Parker and Rev. James Noyes, along with a group of about 100 people from Wiltshire England, sailed to New England on the Mary and John. The group settled Newberry Plantation in 1635 and the town was incorporated the same year.


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Currier, John, History of Newbury, 1635-1902, Boston, Damrell and Upham, 1902. Online: Internet Archive.


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