William Straw Jr
Lydia Purington
(Abt 1683-After 1729)
John Straw
Abigail Sherburn
Sherburn Straw


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1. Mary (Polly) Dalton Greenleaf

Sherburn Straw

  • Born: 23 Mar 1757, Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts
  • Marriage (1): Mary (Polly) Dalton Greenleaf on 29 Aug 1790 in Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts
  • Died: Nov 1831, Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts at age 74

  General Notes:

per VR of Haverhill vol I pg 290; research of Jim Townsend.
J. Townsend claims Sherburn married Sophia Dunlap 10 May 1808. She was born c 1780, prob in Haverhill, MA. Another source claims the marriage date was 18 Sept 1812.
Haverhill VR lists the following:
marriages: Sherburn and Polly Greenleaf 29 Aug 1790; Sherburn Jr and Mrs Sophia Dunlap 18 Sept 1812 and Sherburne 2nd and Hannah Dow 10 May 1808

Householders in Haverhill, 1798
"General List of all Dwelling Houses, which with the Out Houses appurtenant thereto, and the Lots, on which the same are erected, not exceeding two Acres in any Case, were owned, possessed or occupied on the 1st day of October 1798, within the Assessment District No 4 in the 3d Division of the State of Massachusetts, exceeding in value the sum of One Hundred Dollars."
Owner: Straw, Sherbon; value:125
Owner: Straw, ___ and Johnson, Susannah (value) 120 occupant, not owner: William Smith, ___ Straw

1800 Haverhill, Essex county, MA
Sherburn Straw HOH
1 male 1790-1800 (unknown)
1 male born 1755 or before [Sherburn]
1 female 1790 - 1800 Mary [dau]
1 female 1790-1800 Frances [dau]
1 female 1755 or before Mary [wife]

Lived in Essex County MA as of 1820 - "Shurborn Straw" with HH of 1 male and 1 female both over 45 and born before 1775

In this town, Mr Sherburne Straw, aged 76

Sherburn married Mary (Polly) Dalton Greenleaf, daughter of Daniel Greenleaf and Ruth Dalton, on 29 Aug 1790 in Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts. (Mary (Polly) Dalton Greenleaf was born on 1 Jul 1768 and died in 1858.)

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