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DRESSER


[NOTE: Dresser line cont. eight more generations to Ada Dreyster of Horton, b. abt. 1275, Patrick Brompton, Yorkshire, England. All Dresser information obtained from Jim Dresser and is contained in his Dresser data base. Email Jim Dresser at: Jim@dresser.net ]

     I will be adding the sources but the preponderance of material presented here is available at Jim Dresser's data base.


     CHRISTOPHER DRESSER , b. Abt 1560 Yorkshire, d. abt. 1627 in Grimstone, Yorkshire; he m. MARGARET (of Gilling) abt 1593 in Eng.

CHILDREN:

1. Robert Dresser born about 1596 in Rowley, Yorkshire, Eng

2. Richard Dresser, born about 1600 at Rowley, Yorkshire, Eng

3. JOHN DRESSER Sr.

4. Matthew Dresser, born about 1610, Rowley, Yorkshire, Eng.

5. William Dresser, born about 1614, Rowley, Yorkshire, Eng.


     JOHN DRESSER Sr., b. 1607 Rowley, Yorkshire, England, d. 19 Apr 1672, Rowley, Essex Co., MA.; m. MARY (_____) in 1638 in England. She b. 1611 in Skewsby, Yorkshire, Eng., d. prob. in Rowley, MA., [John would have been 31 at the time of their marriage, perhaps he had a first wife?]

CHILDREN:

1. JOHN DRESSER Jr

2. Mary Dresser was born on 18 Apr. 1642 at: Rowley, Essex, MA and died on 27 Nov 1659   at: Rowley, Essex, MA

3. Samuel Dresser was born on 5 Feb. 1643, Rowley, Essex Co., MA, and died 9 Dec 1668 at Rowley. He married Mary Leaver on 9 Dec. 1668.

4. Name: Jonathan Dresser was born on 3 Feb 1646 at: Rowley, Essex, MA, and died on 10 Dec. 1659 at Rowley.

5. Elizabeth Dresser, was born on 10 Mar. 1649 at Rowley, Essex Co., MA. and died on 9 Mar. 1717. She married Jonathan Hopkinson on 9 Mar 1717.


     JOHN DRESSER Jr. was born in about 1639-1640, at Rowley, Essex Co., MA., and died on 14 Mar 1723/24 at  Newbury, Essex Co., MA. He married MARTHA THORLEY on 27 Nov 1662 at RowleyRowley; she was born in about 1645-1646 at Rowley, and died on 29 Jun 1700 at Rowley, the daughter of RICHARD THORLEY and JANE (_____).

     He m. (2) Rebecca _____ Aft 29 Jun 1700 prob. in Rowley; she b. abt 1647 & d. 12 Apr 1751. Rebecca had m. 1st James Dickenson who had d. 26 Jun 1698 in Rowley. He was the father and Rebecca the mother of Mercy who m. John Dresser III

CHILDREN:

1.  JOHN DRESSER III

2. Mary Dresser was born on 14 Jul 1665 at Rowley, and died on 7 Dec. 1735 at Newbury, Essex Co., MA. she married (1) Daniel Thurston in 1688 in Newbury, and married (2) Ezekial Snow.

3. Martha Dresser was born on 1 Aug 1671 at Rowley, and died on 5 Sep 1728 at Ipswich, Essex Co., MA. She married Anthony Potter on 11 Jul 1695 at Ipswich.

4. Jonathan Dresser was born on 27 Jun 1674 at Rowley, and died on 20 Mar 1744 at Pomfret, Windham Co., CT. He married Sarah Leaver on 31 Oct 1699 at Rowley.

5. Jane Dresser was born on 4 Jun 1676 at Rowley. She married John Perley on 13 Jul 1698 at Rowley.

6. Sarah Dresser was born on 4 Apr. 1678 at Rowley, and died on 26 Aug 1759 at Rowley. She married Richard Boynton on 24 Dec. 1701 at Rowley.

7. Richard D. Dresser was born on 24 Jun 1679 at Rowley, and died on 31 Jul 1738 at Thompson, Windham Co., CT. He married (1) Mercy Peabody on 29 Jun 1709 at Topsfield, Essex Co., MA., and married (2) Mary Dickinson.

8. Nathaniel Dresser was born on 27 Aug 1681 at Rowley, and died on 16 May 1749 at Scarborough, Cumberland Co., ME. He married Elizabeth Wentworth on 16 May 1707 at Rowley.

9. Lydia Dresser was born on 14 Jul 1684 at Rowley and died in 1689 at Rowley

10. Elizabeth D. Dresser was born on 16 Feb 1685 at Rowley, and died in 1730 at Killingly, Windham Co., CT. She married Robert Day on 4 Apr 1705/06 at Rowley.


     JOHN DRESSER III., b. 29 Dec 1663, Rowley, Essex Co., MA., d. 17 Nov 1736 Rowley; m. MERCY DICKINSON 07 Jun 1687 Rowley; she b. 20 Jun 1669 Rowley, d. 12 Apr 1751 Ipswich, Essex Co., MA, the daughter of JAMES DICKINSON and REBECCA (_____).  

CHILDREN:

1. Sarah Dresser was born on 4 Apr. 1688 in Rowley, Essex Co., MA. She married John Colburn on 1 Nov. 1714 at Rowley.

2. Abigail Dresser was born on 1 May 1689 at Rowley, Essex Co., MA. She married John Abbott on 3 Feb 1714 at Rowley.

3. Lydia Dresser was born on 22 Nov. 1691 at Rowley, and died in 1692 at Rowley.

4. Lydia Dresser was born on 10 Sep 1693 at Rowley and married Ebenezer Clarke on 14 Oct 1713 at Rowley.

5. Mehitable Dresser was born on 6 Jul 1694 at Rowley, Essex Co., MA. She married Thomas Pickard on 23 May 1722 at Rowley

6. John Dresser was born on 9 Feb. 1696 at Rowley, and died on 10 Mar 1782 at Ipswich, Essex Co., MA. He married Hannah Boynton on 2 Apr. 1724 at Newbury, Essex Co., MA

7. James Dresser was born on 1 Oct 1699 at Rowley, and died on 16 Oct 1699 at Rowley

8. NATHAN DRESSER

9. Martha Dresser was born on 11 Mar. 1701 at Rowley. She married Jabish Potter on 6 Oct. 1730 at Rowley.

10. David Dresser was born on 21 Jul 1704 at Rowley, and died on 15 Aug. 1770 at Rowley.

11. Stephen Dresser was born on 6 Jul 1706 at Rowley, and died on 7 May 1782

12. Rebecca Dresser was born on 16 May 1708 at Rowley, Essex Co., MA and died on 22 Dec 1772 at Rowley.


     NATHAN DRESSER b. 11 Apr 1700 Rowley, Essex Co., MA., d. Aft 1772 Boxford, Essex Co., MA.; m. LYDIA FOSTER, int. 25 Apr 1724 Ipswich, Essex Co., MA., she b.14 May 1703 , Ipswich, Essex Co., MA. [Ipswich VR 1:146, 2:145], and baptized on 16 May 1703 in Ipswich. She was the daughter of CALEB FOSTER and MARY SHERWIN of Ipswich. Nathan m. (2) Lydia Blodgett aft 1 Mar 1736.

CHILDREN:

1. JONATHAN DRESSER


     JONATHAN DRESSER was born on 15 Oct 1724 in  Lexington, Middlesex Co., MA., and died on 12 Oct 1806 in Fryeburg, Oxford Co., ME.; he married SARAH FOSTER on14 Nov 1748 in Andover, Essex Co., MA., she was born abt 1727 in Andover, and died on 29 Jan 1819 in Fryeburg, Oxford Co., ME. Sarah's parents are unknown to me.

     Jonathan, Sarah and their children removed to Fryeburg, Oxford Co., ME between January of 1768 and March of 1772.

CHILDREN:

1. Sarah Dresser was born on 17 Sep 1750 at Andover, Essex Co., MA. and died before 1827. She married Job Eastman on 23 Jan 1776 at Gorham, Cumberland Co., ME.

2. Elizabeth Dresser was born on 23 Jul 1752 at Andover, Essex Co., MA.

3. STEPHEN DRESSER

4. Jonathan Dresser was born on 14 Sep. 1757 at Andover, Essex Co., MA, and died onn 2 Apr. 1814 in Fryeburg, Oxford Co., ME. He married Elizabeth Walker on 22 Feb 1784 at Fryeburg.

5. Simeon Dresser was born on 21 Feb 1759 at Andover, Essex Co., MA. He married Hannah Smedley

6. Levi Dresser was born on 24 Feb 1761 at Andover, Essex Co., MA. and died on 13 Oct 1856 at Lovell, Oxford Co., ME. He married pamela Odall on 20 Jan 1790 at Conway, Carroll Co., NH.

7. Mary Dresser was born on 1 Nov 1762 at Andover, Essex Co., MA,

8. Chloe Dresser was born on 15 Dec 1765 at Andover, Essex Co., MA, and died on 2 Oct. 1835 at Lovell, Oxford Co., ME. She married Jonathan Gurney on 7 Jul 1806 at Norway, Oxford Co., ME

9. Benjamin Dresser was born on 6 Jan 1768 at Andover, Essex Co., MA. He married Phebe (_____).

10. Peter Dresser was born on 30 Mar 1772 at Fryeburg, Oxford Co., ME. and died on 3 Dec 1837. He married Betty Farnham Farrington on 29 Aug 1799 at Fryeburg.


     STEPHEN DRESSER b. 25 Oct 1754 Andover, Essex Co., Mass, d. 28 Sep 1829 Lovell, Oxford Co., ME.; m. ABIGAIL ABBOTT 09 Sep 1777 Fryeburg, Oxford Co., ME., she b. 15 Jul 1758 Suncook, N.H. She was the daughter of JOB ABBOTT and SARAH (_____).

CHILDREN:

1. Betsy Dresser was born on 14 Oct 1778 at Lovell, Oxford Co., ME, and died on 2 Nov. 1825 at Stowe, Oxford Co., ME. She married Samuel Farrington on 28 Jun 1797 at Stowe

2. Stephen Dresser was born on 8 Apr 1781 at Lovell, Oxford Co., ME, and died on 19 Aug 1858 at Stowe, Oxford Co., ME. He married (1) Abigail Kilgore on 1 Apr 1802 at Lovell, and married (2) Mehitable Abbott

3. Sarah Dresser was born on 1 Feb 1783 at Lovell, Oxford Co., ME, and died on 9 Mar 1783 at Lovell

4. Abigail Dresser was born on 24 Apr 1785 in Lovell, Oxford Co., ME, and died on 17 Sep 1819 at Lovell. She married Jonathan Farrington on 24 Nov 1802.

5. JOB ABBOTT DRESSER

6. Mary (Polly) Dresser was born on 8 May 1790 at Lovell, Oxford Co., ME, and died on 22 Aug 1879 at Chatham, NH. She married Joseph Gordon on 10 Sep 1807

7. Sarah Dresser 6 Aug 1792 at Lovell, Oxford Co, ME, and died on 30 Mar 1874 at Lovell. Shye married Joseph Kimball on 5 Mar. 1810

8. Jonathan Foster Dresser was born on 19 Jul 1794 at Lovell, Oxford Co., ME, he married Betsy Wiley

9. Susannah Dresser was born on 10 Jul 1796 at Lovell, Oxford Co., ME, and died on 22 Sep 1882 at Lovell. She married (1) James Eastman on 22 Nov. 1814 and m. (2) Jonathan Chase

10. Emeliah Holt Dresser was born on 30 Jul 1799 at Lovell, Oxford Co., ME, and died 7 Apr. 1835 at Lovell. She married Moses Hutchins on 5 Nov. 1817 at Lovell.

11. Chloe Dresser was born on 18 Aug 1801 at Lovell, Oxford Co., ME. and died on 2 Oct. 1835 at Lovell.


     JOB ABBOTT DRESSER b. 05 Mar 1787 Lovell, Oxford Co., ME., d. 24 Apr 1882 Lovell. He m. HANNAH KIMBALL 01 Oct 1810 in Lovell. She b. 22 Mar 1785 in Fryeburg, Oxford, Co., ME. Her parents are unknown to me at this time.

CHILDREN:

1. James Dresser was born about1812 at: Lovell, Oxford Co., ME

2. Thomas Dresser was born about 1820 at: Lovell, Oxford, ME, he married Eliza J. Hurd

3. ELIZABETH ANN DRESSER

4. John Dresser, was born about 1828 at Lovell, Oxford Co., ME, he married Mary (_____).


     ELIZABETH ANN DRESSER b. 09 Oct 1824 in Lovell, Oxford Co., Me., d. 4 Jul 1868 Naples, Cumberland Co., Me., m. ISAAC DEARBORN JR on 9 Oct 1845. Isaac was born in Jackson, now Adams, Carroll Co., NH, on 24 Jul 1819, and died on 17 Dec 1896 in Naples, Cumberland Co., ME. He was the son of ISAAC DEARBORN and OLIVE DAVIS of Adams, Carroll Co., NH.

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