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Jonathan Sawyer
Birth: 1817
Marlborough
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: 1891
New Hampshire, USA

Businessman.
Jonathan Sawyer, a wool flannel manufacturer magnate and founder of F.A.B. Sawyer, built some of the old mills in Dover, New Hampshire. His son Charles was Governor of New Hampshire from 1887 to 1889. Jonathan died in 1891. His 26 room Italianate mansion built on 17 acres in Civil War days at a cost of $250,000 appears on he & his wife's memorial. The mansion was located at 47 Central St. in Dover, New Hampshire, but was torn down to make room for a fast food restaurant when a highway went through. Jonathan Sawyer moved his family to New Hampshire when his son, the future Governor, was nine years old.

Research is continuing on the family.
Lineage of Jonathan Sawyer & his family:
Jonathan Sawyer (Phineas5, Caleb4, Seth3, Caleb2, 1.Thomas1) born 1817, Marlborough, Middlesex Co., MA, married Abt. 1835, Martha Perkins, born Abt. 1817, Barnard, Vermont.

Children:
i Charles Henry Sawyer born Abt. 1835.
ii Mary Elizabeth Sawyer born Abt. 1837.
iii Francis Asbury Sawyer born Abt. 1839.
iv Roswell Douglas Sawyer born Abt. 1840.
v Martha Frances Sawyer born Abt. 1842.
vi Alice May Sawyer born Abt. 1844.
vii Frederick Jonathan Sawyer born Abt. 1846.

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Martha Perkins Sawyer (1816 - 1896)
 
 Children:
  Charles Henry Sawyer (1840 - 1908)*
  Francis Asbury Sawyer (1845 - 1889)*
  Roswell Douglas Sawyer (1848 - 1878)*
  Martha Frances Sawyer Bradley (1851 - 1927)*
  Alice May Sawyer Payne (1853 - 1934)*
  Frederick Jonathan Sawyer (1860 - 1902)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Sawyer Mansion, Bottom Photo at Right
 
Burial:
Pine Hill Cemetery
Dover
Strafford County
New Hampshire, USA
Plot: Sawyer
 
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Record added: Aug 30, 2009
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Jonathan Sawyer
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Jonathan Sawyer
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