Richard Sargent
(Cir 1570-)
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William Sargent
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William Sargent


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William Sargent

  • Born: 2 Jan 1645, Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts
  • Marriage (1): Mary Colby on 23 Sep 1688
  • Died: 31 May 1712, Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts at age 67

  General Notes:

research on Rootsweb of James Sergent
Notes for William Sargent:
hat merchant (haberdasher), yeoman. Came to the American Colonies, and settled in what is now Malden (Everett) Massachusetts. It was then called Charlestown (Mystic Side) Massachusetts. Mystic Side meant the Mystic River. In 1656, he moved his family to Barnstable where he was a lay preacher for the church. His will and his inventory is on the internet at:

Ordered to be whipped or pay a fine for fornication, 12 April 1670

William was a farmer and held public office: took oath of fidelity and allegiance December 20, 1677. He died in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts and had 5 children with his wife Mary Colby.

William married Mary Colby, daughter of Anthony Colby and Susannah Hadden Waterman, on 23 Sep 1688. (Mary Colby was born on 19 Sep 1647 in Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts and died on 23 Sep 1668 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts.)

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