Married on 25 January 1748, Rye, New Hampshire. Abbie: born Nov. 7, 1726, Rye; daughter of Captain Jos. & Salome (WHITE) (married @1703). She was from Dover, New Hampshire. Settled in the center of town and built the first tavern there at 595 Washington Rd., opposite the head of Central Rd. He sold it in 1756 to Ben Simon and Peter Garland for 2426 lbs. One source states that he moved to Dover shortly thereafter, but he was still in Rye in 1776.
He was living in Portsmouth, New Hampshire in 1790[Census].
In a census taken by Holbrook, he voted in favor of the Revolution.
Was a Rye selectman in 1755 and 1756.
S129 lists him as a 'Mariner and Schoolmaster' and says he died at sea.
Constantly used the spelling 'TREFERRIN' in official records.
(SOURCES: 31, 5, 32, 38, 57, 62, 129, 130)
Mary TREFETHEN0057 (born 12 April 1748 in Rye, New Hampshire) Baptized 24 July 1748. Married to - Miller.[sources 7, 10, 58]
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