Died in Newburyport, Massachusetts [S64:Death Certif.] 'from Paralysis';
Buried at Oak Hill Cemetery, Newburyport
Married Sarah on 19 November 1844 in New Castle., New Hampshire. She was born on 20 October 1825, in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. [S64]
Fisherman (son's birth certif. has Mast maker )
S64 places them (he & Sarah) in 1880 Plaistow, New Hampshire [NH Soundex]
Elizabeth was born about 1833, in Scotland, daughter of John & Ann. A widow when she married Alfred. She died on 31 October 1890 of Cancer in Newburyport, Massachusetts.
Served Captain Josiah Hadley's Company at Fort Constitution, from April 4 to May 9, 1861 alongside his brother 0657. He enlisted on 19 December 1862 & mustered the next day. He was a Corporal in 48th Reg. MA Vol. Infantry. Mustered out on 03 September 1863. [MA Civil War Records]
Resided in Portsmouth, New Hampshire before 1851 (from son's birth info.)
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