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John Safford
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Birth: 1672
Ipswich
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Aug. 12, 1739

Born at Staffordshire, England to Joseph Safford and Mary Baker.
He married Abigail Martin, daughter of Samuel Martin and Abigail Norton in Ipswich, MA

He was born in Ipswich, MA, His grandfather, Thomas Safford came to America between 1613-23.

Genealogical and family history of the state of Maine
By Henry Sweetser Burrage, Albert Roscoe Stubbs
Published by Lewis historical publishing company, 1909
Item notes: v. 3
Original from Harvard University
Digitized Sep 18, 2006
This family traces its Americn ancestry from Thomas Safford
Thomas Safford, the immigrant, to Ipswich, Massachusetts Colony, through a long line prominent in the formation and advancement of the growth of the American colonies, and on the record of each the verdict : "He did what he could for the betterment of the human kind with which he was brought in contact" is true and just. From the English ancestral records we find that the surname occurs frequently in the early part of the thirteenth century and appears to be of Saxon derivation. The name appears in the inscription engraved on the seal of an ancient town on the English coast, and reads as follows : "Sigillum Burgensium de Saffordia." It also appears among the lists of immigrants who came from England to the Colony of Virginia between 1613 and 1623. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Abigail Martin Safford (1676 - 1768)
 
 Children:
  Solomon Safford (____ - 1795)*
  Joseph Safford (1705 - 1775)*
  John Safford (1711 - 1789)*
  Sarah Safford (1718 - 1791)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
in the 67th year of his age
 
Burial:
Ames Cemetery
Lisbon
New London County
Connecticut, USA
 
Created by: Judith
Record added: Jul 27, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9187526
John Safford
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