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Col James Minott

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Col James Minott

  • Birth 17 Oct 1694 USA
  • Death 6 Feb 1759 Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Memorial ID 20643017

From History of Concord:
"Hon. James Minott, the fifth child [of James Minott & Rebecca Wheeler], was one of the most distinguished men of his times. He was a military officer about thirty years, and advanced to colonel, justice of the peace, representative, and a member of the King's Council. He m. 1. Martha Lane 1716; had John, Rebecca (who m. Benjamin Prescott of Danvers), and James. His wife died 1735; and he m. again Elizabeth Merrick; and had Martha (m. Rev. Josiah Sherman of Woburn; Ephrain, Elizabeth who m. Rev. Daniel Rogers of Littleton 1763. Col. Minott d. Feb. 6, 1759 a 64."

Concord Vital Records: Mr. James Minott of Concord & Mrs. Martha Lane of Billerica were married by Justice Minott November 14, 1716

Brookfield Vital Records: Mirick, Mrs Elizeb and Maj. James m. October 9, 1735


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Inscription

Here lye the remains of Col. James Minott
Esqr. who departed this life Feb. 6. 1759
in the 65th year of his age. He was of
Honl. descent, early improved & advanced
in Civil and Military affairs. Divers years
represented this town at the General Court
was a justice of the peace, and one of the hon.
His Majesties Council for many years, which
offices he sustained until his death.
In all which stations and relations of life he
behaved as the Christian, the Patriot, and the
benevolent friend, and as he merited so he was
much loved and honored in is life
and lamented at his death.
Memmento Mori.
'From death's arrest no age is free'


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  • Created by: Nareen, et al
  • Added: 26 Jul 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20643017
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Col James Minott (17 Oct 1694–6 Feb 1759), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20643017, citing Old Hill Burying Ground, Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Nareen, et al (contributor 46613568) .