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Gershom Hobart

GERSHOM, Groton, s. of Rev. Peter, was of Hingham sev. yrs. freem. 1673, min. ord. at G. 26 Nov. 1679, and tho. dism. by the hearers, in Dec. 1685, contin. to preach there occasional. for almost 20 yrs. more; by w. Sarah had Dorothy, b. 10 June 1686, and Joanna, 30 Dec. 1696, beside others, of wh. some were of intermed. dates. Butler's valu. Hist. of G. shows, that his s. Gershom, Shebuel, or Shubael, and Peter perpet. the name there. He d. 19 Dec. 1707; and his wid. d. 14 Apr. 1712.

Source:  First Settlers of N.E., a Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, Showing Three Generations of those who came before May, 1692, on the basis of Farmer's Register by James Savage. 1860-1862. Vol. II, pg. 433.

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