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Today In Genealogy History – February 19, 2012

Hannah Lancaster and John Jewell were married 278 years ago – February 19, 1734 – in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts.  Hannah was the daughter of Henry Lancaster and Sarah Bagley.  John was the son of John Jewell and Hannah Prowes.  Hannah and John had 10 children:  Jacob, Hannah, Sarah, Sargent, Anna, Lydia, John, Molly, Polly and Enoch Jewell.

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  1. Hi Phyllis, I am a descendant of John Jewell and Hannah Lancaster, and was just wondering where you got that specific marriage date from– I can’t find it in the MA vital records, and every other source I’ve found re their marriage gives a more nonspecific date of “about 1735.” Thanks!

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