Early Settlers of Nantucket, 1659-1850
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Early Settlers of Nantucket, 1659-1850

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Published by Tuttle Pub .
Written in English


  • History,
  • Massachusetts,
  • Nantucket Island,
  • Genealogy,
  • Nantucket Island (Mass.),
  • Society of Friends

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages330
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7930510M
ISBN 10080481354X
ISBN 109780804813549

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Page - This book is a preservation photocopy. It was produced on Hammermill Laser Print natural white, a 60 It book weight acid-free archival paper which meets the requirements of ANSI/NISO Z (permanence of paper) Preservation photocopying and binding by Acme Bookbinding Charlestown, Massachusetts m The borrower must return this item on or . Who were Nantucket’s first settlers? By Libby Oldham Nantucket History Topics: Ask Libby, People From the bluff of Sankaty Head in Siasconset, looking eastward straight across the Atlantic Ocean to Spain, it is not difficult to imagine a late summer’s day in the year and in the mind’s eye sight the bark Concord, under the command. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion. Librivox Free Audiobook. Ethics of Belief, The by CLIFFORD, Full text of "Early settlers of Nantucket;". Early settlers of Nantucket: their associates and descendants [database on-line]. Provo, UT: Operations Inc,

The first English settlers who came to Nantucket in –60 were of mixed religious persuasion. To begin with there were probably equal small numbers of Puritans and Baptists among the first English residents of the island. English settlement Nantucket's settlement by the English did not begin in earnest until , when Thomas Mayhew sold his interest to a group of investors, led by Tristram Coffin, "for the sum of thirty Pounds and also two beaver hats, one for myself, and one for my wife". NANTUCKET COUNTY. The history of Nantucket, being a compendious account of the first settlement of the island by the English, together with the rise and progress of the whale fishery; and other historical facts relative to said island and its inhibitants. In two parts. Vol Nantucket lands and landowners. EDWARD COTTLE. This early settler of Tisbury was born about , and although a discrepancy exists in the records as to this point, [*Essex County Court Rec., XII, ; XIII, ] it is considered more probable that this represents the date of his birth, rather than ten years earlier.

This book is about the early settlement of Nantucket Island. There is a map showoing the layout. It tells about a few of the residents. Some of the families were: Hussey, Sanford,and others I cannot remember. If you know you have families that first came to Nantucket Island in the 's. You should get a lot of good s: 1. Tristram lived at Northam, [Northam was the first name of Dover, New Hampshire.] near Capaum Pond, Nantucket, and died tenth month 2d, , aged seventy-six years. He was the first chief magistrate of Nantucket. The following is a copy of his commission, taken from Mr. F. B. Hough's book, compiled from official records at Albany. Includes names of ministers of the Society of Friends and their companions who visited Nantucket from to , pp. [] Paper copy. Indexed in: Index to Early settlers of Nantucket / Davidson, Alvie L. Also available on microfilm and digital images.   This highly regarded social history of Nantucket treats the purchase and settlement of the island, the early proprietors, and various events in Nantucket history, such as Nantucket's role in the Revolution. The balance of the work consists of histories of some thirty founding :