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Mary  Mosher 



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Mary Mosher
1641 - 2/2/1718
Mary Mosher was born about 1641 in Falmouth, Maine and died on February 2, 1718 in Westerly, Rhode Island. Dates for birth and death are estimated. She lived to be about 77 years old.

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25 1666 Sir Isaac Newton invents calculus
31 1672 The laws of gravity are defined by Isaac Newton; France invades Rhine as Dutch open dikes to flood Amsterdam to keep it from falling under French rule.
19 1660 During the 1660's plantation owners change the laws and revoke contracts so that the Africans cannot earn their freedom.
22 1663 The Carolina colonies are established after King Charles II grants the territory to eight loyal supporters.
29 1670 In March, the first permanent settlement in South Carolina is established at Albemarle Point (Charles Town, SC).
40 1681 Pennsylvania is founded after William Penn, a Quaker, receives a Royal charter and land grant from King Charles II.
59 1700 By the early 1700's, Virginia and Maryland have established a strong economic and social structure. The planters of the tidewater region, with abundant slave labor, have large houses, an aristocratic way of life, and a desire to follow the art and culture of Europe. Less wealthy German and Scots-Irish immigrants settle inland, populating the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia as well as the Appalachian Mountains. Those on the frontier build small cabins and cultivate corn and wheat.
1 1642 England's Civil Wars begin
6 1647 The Society of Friends founded. Later this group becomes known as Quakers.
7 1648 King Charles I of England is executed
10 1651 England's Civil Wars end
19 1660 Louis XIV of France marries Maria Teresa Infanta of Spain
25 1666 Great Fire of London
29 1670 Hudson Bay Company formed (English)
32 1673 England's Test Act excludes Roman Catholics from holding office
48 1689 England's Bill of Rights created. European Nine Year's War begin and grows into a world-wide event. It ends in 1697.
49 1690 Ireland's Battle of Boyne
52 1693 National debt begins in England
57 1698 Tsar Peter the Great begins traveling Europe
60 1701 England's Act of Settlement created; War of Spanish Succession begins
66 1707 Scotland and England unite to form "Great Britain"
74 1715 War of Spanish Succession ends

John Maxson
Born about 1638 and died on December 17, 1720
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The Children of Mary Mosher

John Maxson
Born in Westerly, Rhode Island on October 12, 1666 and died in Westerly, Rhode Island on October 28, 1747. He was about 81 years old.

Children of John and Judith: Judith Maxson 1689 1690 Mary Maxson 1691 1692 Bethiah Maxson 1693 1747 Elizabeth Maxson 1695 1751 Hannah Maxson 1698 1744 John Maxson 1701 1786 ...
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