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Henry Short

b.abt.1580 England, parents ukn
d.Feb. 13, 1672 prob. Newbury, MA
m.(1)abt.1602 Elizabeth ______
b.abt.1584
d.March 22, 1647/8
m.(2)Oct. 9, 1648 Sarah Glover
Sarah m.(2)Newbury Feb. 6, 1677[/8]Robert Adams.

CHILDREN of Henry and Elizabeth included:

  1. Henry Short b.1601 England d.May 5, 1673 Newbury, MA
  2. Anthony Short b.1605 England
  3. Elizabeth Short b.abt. 1606 England d.Nov. 9, 1656 Andover, MA m.abt.1634 England Nicholaus Holt

CHILDREN of Henry and Sarah included:

  1. Sarah Short b.Dec. 18, 1649 d.March 12, 1650/1.
  2. Henry Short b.March 11, 1651/12 m.(1) March 30, 1674 Sarah Whipple d/o John Whipple m.(2)May 1692 Ann (Sewall) Longfellow.
  3. John Short b.Oct. 31, 1653 d.Jan. 31, 1653/4.
  4. Sarah Short b.Jan. 28/29, 1659/60 m.May 29, 1679 John Mayo

NOTES: From The Hammatt Papers, Early Inhabitants of Ipswich, Mass. 1633-1700, by Abraham Hammatt, 1980: Henry SHORT. Had a sixty acre lost in 1634, "on the path leading towards the Merrimac". He took the freeman's oath at Boston, Sept. 3, 1634; was elected Representative, March, 1635, but did not hold this seat. He removed to Newbury, which he represented, in March, 1644. Elisabeth Short, his wife, died March 22, 1647. He m.(2)Sarah Glover, Oct. 9, 1648. He d.May 5, 1673. His children were Henry and Sarah. Henry Short 2, d. 10-23-1706. [note: difference in both death dates]

MIGRATION: 1634 on the Mary & John. [Drake's Founders 71]
OCCUPATION: Yeoman.

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