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Colonel John Holbrook
6 generations from the origin. Great x 4 grandfather.
Birth: Jun 20, 1745, Braintree, Massachusetts, USA;
Death: Oct 13, 1802; Braintree, Massachusetts, USA;
Age: 57
Burial: 1802; Dyer Hill Cemetery, Braintree, Massachusetts, USA;

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Titles:
  • Colonel

Notes:

Resided in Braintree Highlands in a house of his grandfather's on Washington St., west side just north of South St., still standing (1950) but modernized. He was elected surveyor of highways 1774, fenceviewer 1776, surveyor 1780, warden 1785, surveyor 1788, hogreave 1790.

N.D.109-347 - Partition estate of John Holbrook, 1836:
To Seth Turner & w. Susanna
Samuel Dyer Jr. & Sarah
Joseph Holbrook
Mary Holbrook
James Adams & Charlotte
Barnabas Lothrop & Clarissa
Elisha Holbrook
Isaac W. White for self and as agent to John H., Caleb, Norton Thayer, Anna H. White, Mary Thayer, Abigail C. Thayer.

Children
Anna Holbrook b: 14 Nov 1767 in Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts
John Holbrook b: 3 Nov 1769 in Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts
Susanna Holbrook b: 14 Aug 1772 in Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts
Elisha Holbrook b: 21 Aug 1775 in Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts
Mary Holbrook b: 2 Mar 1778 in Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts
Joseph Holbrook b: 2 Mar 1778 in Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts
Sarah "Sally" Holbrook b: 1779 in Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts
Abiah Holbrook b: 17 Jan 1785 in Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts
Charlotte Holbrook b: 24 Nov 1788 in Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts
Clarissa Holbrook b: 23 Dec 1790 in Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts

Sources:

Birth:
268 - Genealogies of the Families Of Braintree, Norfolk, Mass., 1640-1850; Waldo Chamberlain Sprague, AB; Including the modern town of Randolph & Holbrook and the city of Quincy, after the separation from Braintree in 1792-3.
Marriage:
268 - Genealogies of the Families Of Braintree, Norfolk, Mass., 1640-1850; Waldo Chamberlain Sprague, AB; Including the modern town of Randolph & Holbrook and the city of Quincy, after the separation from Braintree in 1792-3.
Death:

Family

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Father
John Holbrook
Dec 20, 1715 - c. 1785
Mother
Mary Hunt
Aug 30, 1719 -
Spouse/Consort/Mate
Primary or Last Marriage:
Date: Aug 30, 1766, Place: Braintree, Massachusetts, USA, Status: Marriage, Note:
Anna Wild
Aug 8, 1748 - Dec 3, 1835
Issue
Mary Holbrook
Great x 3 grandmother
Mar 2, 1778 - Apr 15, 1814
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