John J Jewell

John J JEWELL (1683 – 1715) was Alex’s 8th Great Grandfather, one of 512 in this generation of the Shaw line.

John J Jewell was born 16 May 1683 and baptized 29 Jun 1683 in Hingham, Plymouth, Mass. His parents were Thomas JEWELL II and Susanna GUILFORD.    He married Hannah PROWSE on 6 Jan 1702 in Amesbury, Mass.   John died before 19 Sep 1715 in Amesbury, Essex, Mass.

John moved to Amesbury, Essex, Mass with his parents when he was four years old and lived there the rest of his life.

Hannah Prowse was born Mar 1676 in Amesbury, Essex, Mass. Her parents were John PROWSE and Hannah BARNES. After John died, she married Peter Thompson on 19 Sep 1715.  Hannah died in 1771 in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts.

Children of John and Hannah:

Name Born Married Departed
1. Abigail Jewell 7 Nov 1702
Amesbury, Essex, Mass
Lawrence Straw
6 Mar 1725
Amesbury, Essex, MA
South Hampton, Rockingham, NH
2. Thomas JEWELL III 10 Sep 1707 Amesbury, Essex, Mass Judith LANCASTER
19 Feb 1731/32 Amesbury, Mass.
Jun 1772 in Hopkinton, Middlesex, Mass
3. Hannah Jewell 16 Sep 1710 Peter Brier
16 Jan 1735
Salisbury, Essex, Mass.
4. John Jewell 20 Aug 1712
Hannah Lancaster
19 Feb 1735
Sugar Hill, Grafton, NH or Sandwich, Carol, NH
5. Barnes Jewell 12 Apr 1715 Dorothy Jones
13 May 1740 Amesbury
Amesbury, Mass

He went with his parents when four years old to Amesbury, where he ever after resided.


1. Abigail Jewell

Abigail’s husband Lawrence Straw was born 31 May 1699 in Amesbury, Essex, Mass. His parents were William Straw and Mehitable Hoyt. His maternal grandparents were John HOYT and Mary Jewell. Lawrence died 26 May 1762 in Kingston, Rockingham, New Hampshire.

2. Thomas JEWELL III(See his page)

3. Hannah Jewell

Hannah’s husband Peter Brier was born 1 Feb 1710 – Stratham, Rockingham, New Hampshire. His parents were Thomas Brier and Abigail [__?__].

4. John Jewell

John’s wife Hannah Lancaster was born 20 Oct 1709 in Amesbury, Essex, Mass. Her parents were Henry LANCASTER II and Sarah BAGLEY.  Hannah died 20 Mar 1752 in New York.

John’s brother Thomas and Hannah’s sister Judith also married and were our ancestors.

John died in Sugar Hill (Lisbon) New Hampshire in 1805 at the age of 93.

5. Barnes Jewell

Barnes’ wife Dorothy Jones was born 22 Apr 1714 in Amesbury, Essex, Mass. Her parents were Jonathan Jones (1677 – 1710) and Elizabeth [__?__] (1680 – 1775). Many genealogies say that Dorothy lived to be a hundred, but none provide details.


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