Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts GenWeb Site

Excerpts from Books about Amesbury

David W. Hoyt, The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury, Massachusetts, 1897.

First Settlers of Amesbury

On the Amesbury records, …dated March 19, 1654-5, the following list of the “present inhabitanc and comenors heare in the new towne.”

Included on the list are: Henry Blasdale, John Colby, Anthony Colby, William Sargent

Oath of Allegiance Eamsbery

December 20, 1677, from Old Norfolk County Records, Salem, MA.

Included on the list are: Eben: Blasdall, Hen: Blasdall, John Collby, Samll Collby, Tho: Collby, George Martyn, Richard Martyn, Tho: Sargent, Wm Sargent

Amesbury Meeting-house Seats, July 1667

Included on the list are: Thomas Sargent, Henry Blaisdell, John Colby, Isaac Colby, Jerrard Hadden, William Sargent