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Lieut James Bancroft

Lieut James Bancroft

Birth
Lynnfield, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 22 Aug 1814 (aged 82)
Lynnfield, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Lynnfield, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 28741743 · View Source
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James5 Bancroft (John4, John3, John2, Thomas1), tithingman (1757), warden (1774), clerk of the parish (1779-1780), born in that part of Lynn, now Lynnfield, Essex, Massachusetts. He was the son of John and Ruth (Newhall) Bancroft.

He married at Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts 25 November 1755, Esther Smith.

James Bancroft lived in the old Bancroft house at Lynnfield Center, and both he and his wife are buried in the old cemetery there. On his grave is a marker of the Society of Sons of the American Revolution.

James & Esther had the following children (Lynn Vital Records)
1. James, bapt. 2 January 1757
2. Herodata (or Rhoda), bapt. 21 October 1759, died about 1761
3. William, bapt. in August 1762, died 6 October 1762
4. William, bapt. 21 June 1767, died 25 July 1772
5. Esther, stillborn, 17 March 1769

Source: New England Historical & Genealogical Register: Vol. 95, Page 112

Source: Vital Records of Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts
http://ma-vitalrecords.org/MA/Essex/Lynn/
Births: Pages 39-41
Deaths: Pages 422-423


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  • Created by: Bette Hartman
  • Added: 3 Aug 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 28741743
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lieut James Bancroft (21 Mar 1732–22 Aug 1814), Find A Grave Memorial no. 28741743, citing Old Burying Ground, Lynnfield, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Bette Hartman (contributor 46633755) .