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Captain John Chandler

Male 1702 - 1775  (~ 73 years)


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  • Name Captain John Chandler  [1
    Title Captain 
    Born May 1702  Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Jul 1774-1775  Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • John was one of the original settlers of Concord, New Hampshire. He served as a selectman as well as treasurer from 1732 and 1738 in the town.

      In 1746-47, Captain John Chandler had charge of both garrisons the "Stickney and the Abbot Houses." In 1754 Captain Chandler had command of a company of men in His Majesty's service from the 8th to the 17th of September, and his charge therefor was 1pound 2 shillings 10 pence.

      He built a saw mill on Rattle Snake Brook starting on 24 Feb 1734. He was the appointed person for the preservation and increase of Deer within the Province and to take care that the violators thereof be duly prosecuted and punished.

      John deserved and enjoyed the confidence and respect of his townsmen; and received from the, during his long life, civil and military honors.


      Will of Captain John Chandler:

      "I give my sone Joshua Chandler .. 40 acres of land lying at a place called Curry Hill. Also I give my second son Joshua One Hundred Dollars. Likewise I give my son John Chandler (whom I appoint sole executor of this my will, &c.) the whole of my personal estate to him, his heirs and assigns forever. Also all my lands and buildings in Concord aforesaid and Else Where upon the following conditions, viz. that he pay all my just debts, also that he shall make suitable provision for my support and maintenance in sickness and health during my natural life and bestow a decent funeral to my Remains at my decease, and also that he pay all the legacies herein before mentioned.

      Signed John Chandler 2 Feb 1775 [5]
    Person ID I5991928  7_families
    Last Modified 31 Aug 2006 

    Father John Chandler,   b. 14 Mar 1680, Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1741, Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Hannah Frye,   b. 12 Apr 1683, Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1727, Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married 4 Jun 1701  Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Family ID F1843608  Group Sheet

    Family Tabitha Abbot,   b. 1707, Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 5 Jan 1726  Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 8
    Children 
     1. Hannah Chandler,   b. Abt 1728, Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1728, Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     2. John Chandler,   b. 15 Aug 1730-1731, Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1807, Penneycook, (Concord), Merrimack, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +3. Timothy Chandler,   b. 15 Aug 1733, Rumford, Merrimack, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1770, Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
    +4. Captain Daniel Chandler,   b. 15 Feb 1735, Rumford, Merrimack, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1795, Fryeburg, Oxford, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     5. Joshua Chandler,   b. 9 Jun 1740, Of Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1816  (Age 76 years)
     6. Hannah Chandler,   b. 3 Sep 1744, Rumford, Merrimack, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 31 Aug 2006 
    Family ID F1843491  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - May 1702 - Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Jan 1726 - Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Jul 1774-1775 - Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S109471] The Chandler Family, George Chandler, (Worchester, Mass : C. Hamilton, 1883. vi, 1315 p., [15] leaves of plates. FHL Film # 824090), FHL Film # 824090., 150: (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S109470] Massachusetts, Essex, Andover - Vital Records to 1849, Massachusetts, Essex, Andover, (Topsfield, Massachusetts : Topsfield Historical Society, 1912. FHL Book #974.45/A2 V2t), 97: Chandler, John, s. John and Hannah born 1702 (Reliability: 4).

    3. [S109471] The Chandler Family, George Chandler, (Worchester, Mass : C. Hamilton, 1883. vi, 1315 p., [15] leaves of plates. FHL Film # 824090), FHL Film # 824090., 62: (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S109471] The Chandler Family, George Chandler, (Worchester, Mass : C. Hamilton, 1883. vi, 1315 p., [15] leaves of plates. FHL Film # 824090), FHL Film # 824090., 152: (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S109471] The Chandler Family, George Chandler, (Worchester, Mass : C. Hamilton, 1883. vi, 1315 p., [15] leaves of plates. FHL Film # 824090), FHL Film # 824090., 150, 152: (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S109470] Massachusetts, Essex, Andover - Vital Records to 1849, Massachusetts, Essex, Andover, (Topsfield, Massachusetts : Topsfield Historical Society, 1912. FHL Book #974.45/A2 V2t), 79: Chandler, John and Hannah Frye, June 4, 1701 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S109471] The Chandler Family, George Chandler, (Worchester, Mass : C. Hamilton, 1883. vi, 1315 p., [15] leaves of plates. FHL Film # 824090), FHL Film # 824090., 26: (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S109470] Massachusetts, Essex, Andover - Vital Records to 1849, Massachusetts, Essex, Andover, (Topsfield, Massachusetts : Topsfield Historical Society, 1912. FHL Book #974.45/A2 V2t), 79: Chandler, John and Tabitha Abbott, Jan. 5, 1726-7 (Reliability: 4).