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Captain William Gerrish

b. August 20, 1617 Bristol, Avon England
m. April 17, 1645 Newbury, Massachusetts (English Colony)
d. August 09, 1687 Salem, Massachusetts (English Colony)

Spouse:

Joanna (Lowell) Gerrish

Children:

Reverend Joseph Gerrish (b. March 23, 1648/49 Newbury, Massachusetts; m. 1670; d. June 02, 1720 Newbury, Massachusetts)

Biography:

Captain William gerrish was a merchant and while living in England was a partern in the mercantile company called "Percival Lowle & Co.," which consisted of himself, Percival Lowell, and Percival's sons, John and Richard. He immigrated to America with his business partners' family, his clerk, Anthony Somerby, Anthony's brother, Henry and a couple others in 1639 on the ship "Jonathan," which landed in Newbury.

England

Massachusetts

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References:

-Delmar R Lowell, The Historic Genealogy of the Lowells of America from 1639 to 1899, (Rutland, VT: Tuttle Comapny, 1899).