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DORR, Capt. Ebenezer

DORR, Capt. Ebenezer

Male 1687 - 1760  (73 years)

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  • Name DORR, Ebenezer 
    Prefix Capt. 
    Birth 25 Jan 1687  Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Baptism 29 Nov 1687  Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Misc 5 Nov 1710  Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Church Member 
    Possessions 5 Nov 1710  Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    The church covenant 
    Appointed Between 1 Mar 1713 and 1714  Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Fence Viewer 
    Appointed Between 3 Mar 1717 and 1718  Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Constable, Inspector of the Town Treasurer's accounts. 
    Appointed Between 6 Mar 1720 and 1721  Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Clerks of the Market 
    Appointed 24 Oct 1721  [9
    Moderator 
    Appointed Between 12 Mar 1722 and 1723  Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Auditor 
    Appointed Between 6 Mar 1726 and 1727  Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Auditor 
    Misc 3 Sep 1727  Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Church Member 
    Appointed 3 Mar 1728  Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Surveyor of Highways 
    Military Between 1733 and 1734  Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Misc 29 May 1737  Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Church Member 
    Appointed 19 Sep 1750  Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Committee 
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    Will 22 Aug 1759  Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Death 25 Feb 1760  Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 14, 15
    Burial Abt 25 Feb 1760  Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 16
    Address:
    Eliot Burying Ground 
    Probate 9 Mar 1760  Suffolk County, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Possessions Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Pew 36 
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    Person ID I15839  Puffers
    Last Modified 6 Feb 2023 

    Father DORR, Edward,   b. 9 Feb 1648, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 9 Feb 1734, Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 86 years) 
    Mother HAWLEY, Elizabeth,   b. 27 Jun 1656, Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 7 Dec 1719, Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 63 years) 
    Marriage 1679  Boston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 18
    Family ID F8252  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 BOARDMAN, Mary,   b. 6 May 1689, Cambridge, MA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 12 Jun 1728, Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 39 years) 
    Marriage 16 Feb 1709  Cambridge, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 19, 20, 21
    Children 
     1. DORR, Edward,   b. 30 Nov 1710, Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 2 Jan 1768, Salisbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 57 years)
     2. DORR, Ebenezer,   b. 2 Feb 1712, Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 8 Aug 1782, Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 70 years)
     3. DORR, Joseph,   b. 22 Aug 1714, Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Between 1715 and 1716 (Age 0 years)
     4. DORR, Aaron,   b. 14 Apr 1716, Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 25 Jun 1716, Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 0 years)
     5. DORR, Aaron,   b. 7 Jul 1717, Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 1817 (Age < 99 years)
     6. DORR, Mary,   b. 25 Jan 1718, Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 11 Nov 1753, Worburn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 35 years)
     7. DORR, Elizabeth,   b. 15 Apr 1720, Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 1820, MA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age < 99 years)
     8. DORR, Moses,   b. Abt 1721, Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 3 Oct 1736, Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 15 years)
     9. DORR, Abraham Moses,   b. 5 Nov 1722, Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 1764 (Age < 41 years)
     10. DORR, Sarah,   b. 5 Aug 1724, Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1759, MA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 34 years)
     11. DORR, Edmund,   b. 4 Jul 1726, Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 3 Mar 1786, Wethersfield, CT Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 59 years)
    Family ID F10208  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 14 Apr 2024 

    Family 2 JACKSON, Hannah,   b. 10 Aug 1692, Newton, MA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 17 Mar 1747, Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 54 years) 
    Marriage 28 Aug 1729  [14, 22, 23
    Family ID F10209  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 14 Apr 2024 

  • Photos
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    ebenezer dorr gs.jpg

  • Notes 
    • At his marriage, his father gave him land in Roxbury, with a dwelling house, mill house, and tan-pits to start him in housekeeping and the business of tanning. He lived there and became a prominent member of the community, frequently chosen to the offices of constable, auditor, fence -viewer, surveyor of highways and sealer of weights and measures. He was Captain of the Roxbury Militia 1733/34.

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] George Norbury MacKenzie, Colonial Familes of the United States of Amer ica, Vol II (Genealogical Pu, Capt. Ebenezer Dorr of Roxbury, Massachusetts., b. 25 Jan., 1687, d. 25 Feb., 1760; was Captain of the Roxbury Militia, 1733 - 34; m. 16 Feb., 1709/10, Mary Boardman, b. 6 May, 1689, d. 1762, dau of Aaron and Mary Boardman.

    2. [S30] Hyde Genealogy Descendents.
      This Edward Dorr is supposed to be the progenitor of all Dorrs of New England. He came to this country from West England. He was born in 1648, and came here about 1670 and settled in Boston. He m. his first wife, Elizabeth Hawley, daughter of Thomas Haw

    3. [S53] Vital Records of Roxbury Massachusetts, Vol I To the end of the year 1849, Vol I - Births. (Publish, Page 108.

    4. [S42] Abstract from Dorr family records, Page 19. Capt. Ebenezer Dorr, born Jan. 25, 1687, bapt. Nov. 29, 1687, died Feb., 25, 1760, Married, Hannah, married second, Oct., 1708, Mary Boardman, b. 1683 died 12 June, 1728, daughter of Aaron and Mary Boardman of Cambridge.

    5. [S55] Walter Eliot Thwing, History of the First Church in Roxbury Roxbury, Mass. 1630 - 1904 (Boston W.A., Page 129. Member, 5 Nov., 1710Ebenezer DorrMary Dorr.

    6. [S42] Abstract from Dorr family records.
      Page 11, Dorr, Ebenezer son of Edward & Elizabeth, married Mary, daughter of Aaron and Mary Boardman of Cambridge, born 6 May, 1689. They married 16 Feb., 1709/10 and owned the church covenant in Roxbury 5 Nov., 1710.Children:Edward, b. 7 Nov., 1710; Eben

    7. [S42] Abstract from Dorr family records.
      Page 5 Abstracts from Roxbury Records.1701 to 1702, 2 Mar., Mr Edward Dorr Tithing Man;1708 to 1709, 7 Mar., Mr. Edward Dorr one of a Council or if it could to appoint a petition the court to decide the place of the meeting house for the by the east and w

    8. [S42] Abstract from Dorr family records, Page 8. middle of the page.

    9. [S42] Abstract from Dorr family records.
      Page 91720/21 March 6 Mr. Edward Dorr Selectman and Assessor;Mr. Ebenezer Dorr and Barnard, Clerks of the Market;1721/1722 March 5 Mr. Edward Dorr Selectman and Assessor;1721 24 Oct., Mr. Edward Dorr Moderator;1722/23 12 March Mr. Edward Dorr Selectman and

    10. [S55] Walter Eliot Thwing, History of the First Church in Roxbury Roxbury, Mass. 1630 - 1904 (Boston W.A., Page 132. 3 Sept., 1727 Ebenezer Dorr, owner of Pew No. 36, Thirs meeting House.Mary Dorr.

    11. [S55] Walter Eliot Thwing, History of the First Church in Roxbury Roxbury, Mass. 1630 - 1904 (Boston W.A., Page 135. May 29, 1737 Ebenezer Dorr.

    12. [S55] Walter Eliot Thwing, History of the First Church in Roxbury Roxbury, Mass. 1630 - 1904 (Boston W.A., Page 152. The fourth meeting House.

    13. [S39] Records of Lineage in the Families of Dorr, Dalton, page 5. His will of 22 Ayg 1759, was probated 9 March 1760, Inventory 1521 pounds.

    14. [S54] Vital Records of Roxbury Massachusetts Vol II To the end of the year 1849, Vol II. - Marriages and Deaths., Page 122,.

    15. [S42] Abstract from Dorr family records.
      Page 12, Mrs. Mary wife of Mr. Ebenezer Dorr died 12 June, 1728, Ebenezer Dorr died 25 Jan., 1760 Cambridge records and Gravestone in Roxbury burying ground.Children of Ebenezer and Mary (Boardman) DorrEdward m. Abigail Loring, 25 April, 1734. m. Abigail R

    16. [S47] Gravestone Inscriptions - Eliot Burying Ground Eliot Burying Ground, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massac, Cap EbenezerDorr 1760.

    17. [S55] Walter Eliot Thwing, History of the First Church in Roxbury Roxbury, Mass. 1630 - 1904 (Boston W.A., Page 140 Capt. Ebenezer Dorr Pew 36, 22 Pounds, 2 s. 6 d.

    18. [S42] Abstract from Dorr family records.
      Page 21. Elizabeth Hawley his daughter baptized 29 June, 1656 m. Edward Dorr the first of the name on this side of the water- 1679, she died Dec., 1719- 63 yrs. Part of her share of her father's estate was six acres meadow and upland, part which is orcha

    19. [S42] Abstract from Dorr family records.
      Page 11, Citation Children of Edward & Elizabeth DorrEbenezer Dorr and Mary Boardman, daughter of Aaron & Mary Boardman of Cambridge May 6, 1689.Joseph Graduated at Harvard University 1711. M. Mary second daughter of Rev. Grindall Rawson of Mendon, Apr. 9,

    20. [S54] Vital Records of Roxbury Massachusetts Vol II To the end of the year 1849, Vol II. - Marriages and Deaths., Page 121.

    21. [S35] Compiled by Thomas W. Baldwin, member of NEHGS, Vital Records of Cambri dge, Massachusetts. Vol 2. T, pagw 121.

    22. [S66] Ancestry World Tree Viewer Dorr Surname Search., Marriages of Massachusetts. to 1880 Page 75. Ebenezer Dorr, m. Hannah Loring, 28 Aug 1729.

    23. [S42] Abstract from Dorr family records, Page 22. His first wife's name was Hannah of whom we have no further record.