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Roger Conant
Birth: 1592, England
Death: Nov. 19, 1679
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA

Roger Conant founded Salem, Massachusetts in 1626. On June 17,1913 a statue was built and dedicated to him and is still standing in Salem today. Conant built the first Salem house on what today is Essex Street.

Son of Richard Conant and Agnes Clark(e)
Conant Christianed 09 Apr 1591 in East Budleigh, Devonshire, England
Husband of (1) unknown and (2) Sarah Horton, married 11 Nov 1618 at St. Ann, Blackfriars, London, England
Father of Sarah (died young), Caleb, Lott, Sarah, Joanna, Roger, Joshua, Mary, Elizabeth and Exercise (a son)
Sailed 1623 on ship "Ann" from England to Plymouth, Massachusetts

His suspected burial place is Burying Point Cemetery, Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts, but it has never been determined with certainty. 
Family links: 
  Richard Conant (1548 - 1630)
  Agnes Clarke Conant (1548 - 1630)
  Sarah Horton Conant (1598 - ____)*
  Sarah Conant (1619 - 1620)*
  Caleb Conant (1622 - 1633)*
  Sarah Conant Leach (1623 - ____)*
  Lot Conant (1624 - 1674)*
  Joanna Conant (1626 - ____)*
  Roger Conant (1628 - ____)*
  Joshua Conant (1630 - ____)*
  Mary Conant Dodge (1631 - 1688)*
  Elizabeth Conant (1635 - ____)*
  Exercise Conant (1636 - 1722)*
*Calculated relationship
Burying Point Cemetery
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Created by: Mindy Alarcon
Record added: Aug 29, 2001
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Roger Conant
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In memory of my 8th great-grandfather, Roger Conant, founder of Salem, MA, and with gratitude to Find a Grave volunteers.
- ParkerMoulton
 Added: Jan. 26, 2016

- B&RVanetti
 Added: Sep. 21, 2015
I've been here numerous times, and thought I signed my name, but I looked through the messages, and I never had. So, I am the 10th great grandson of Roger. I descend from his son Lot, grandson, John, and great granddaughter Deborah Conant Darby. RIP grand...(Read more)
- Rick Darby
 Added: Aug. 31, 2015
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