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FAMILIES: Barnes, Blaisdell, Colby, Haddon, Hoyt, Peaseley, Sargeant

LOCATION: Amesbury lies on the northern bank of the Merrimack River in the northernmost tip of Massachusetts. It is bordered by Salisbury to the north and east, Newburyport to the southeast, West Newbury to the southwest, Merrimac to the west, Newton, New Hampshire to the Northwest and South Hampton, New Hampshire to the north.


  • Settled as part of Salisbury in 1655
  • Incorporated as Amesbury in 1668

LINKS: Official Town Website, Wikipedia Article, US Gen Web Site

  Old Mill Yard, Source: Istock photos

Names of the Amesbury men who signed a 10 (3) 1680 petition regarding a military officer.

Memorial to the original settlers on the Findagrave website.