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In memory of William Trescott, my Maternal 11th Great-Grandfather on the HARVEY branch.


  • Boston Record Commissioners, A Report of the Record Commissioners of the City of Boston Containing Dorchester Births, Marriages, and Deaths to the End of 1825 (Boston, MA: Rockwell and Churchill, City Printers, 1890), Vol. 1:124. (Calculated from age at death 84y8m).

  • Suffolk County (Massachusetts) probate records, 1636-1899, Will of George Dyer, Vol. 7:233-4 (Link)

  • "Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, on the Basis of Farmer" Author: Savage, James. Publication: 4 vols, Boston, MA: Little, Brown & Co, 1860-1862; repr 1984 with Errata Page: vol.4, p329 Text: William Trescott

  • "An Account of the Ventures, Adventures and Misadventures of William Trescott" Author: Trescott, Paul Publication: Charleston, SC: Charleston Lithographing Co, 1970 Page: pp11-16 Text: William Trescott

  • Morse, Abner, The genealogy of the descendants of several ancient Puritans (Boston, MA: H.W. Dutton, 1859), Vol. 2:165-6. (Link)

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William Trescott

Pilgrim Ancestor

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1615 Jan



1643 May 10




1699 Sep 11






William Trescott was born in England in January of 1615. He married Elizabeth (Dyer) Trescott on May 10, 1643, in Dorchester, Massachusetts Bay Colony. He died on September 11, 1699 in Dorchester.


William Trescott & Elizabeth Dyer were the parents of my ancestor,

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