Peter Dixon

M, #56284, (say 1658 - )
Last Edited:7 Aug 2017

Child with Mary Remick:

Peter Dixon, shipwright of Eliot, Maine, first appears there 26 Mar 1679, when he had a grant.1 He married Mary Remick, who was living, 1704.2 He had license to sell to churchgoers, 1694, and was licensed as an innholder and ferryman, 1695.1 Juror, 1693-5, 1708; grand juror, 1688, 1693, 1694, and 1711.1 His will was made in 1708, his inventory returned 9 Apr 1718.1

Local Notes:

Property26 Mar 1679, Eliot, ME2 Peter, Eliot, shipwright, first app. town gr. 26 Mar. 1679.1

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1221] Noyes, Libby and Davis, Gen. Dict. of Maine and New Hampshire, 197, Peter (2.) Dixon. Hereinafter GDMNH.
  2. [S1221] Noyes, Libby and Davis, GDMNH, 656, Peter (1.) Staples.

Katherine/3 Maverick

F, #56285, (say 1646 - )
Father*Antipas/2 Maverick1 b. c 1619, d. 2 Jul 1678
Last Edited:17 Aug 2017

Child with Stephen/2 Paul:

Katherine/3 Maverick married, after 18 Jul 1668, Stephen/2 Paul of Kittery, Maine, son of Daniel/1 Paul and Elizabeth (–?–).2 She had a legacy from Mrs. Catherine Hilton in 1676.2 Her husband's inventory was dated 25 Sep 1696.2 She had a beer license, 1695, a tavern in 1696 and 1698, and was living, Jul 1706.2

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1221] Noyes, Libby and Davis, Gen. Dict. of Maine and New Hampshire, 470, Antipas (1.) Maverick. Hereinafter GDMNH.
  2. [S1221] Noyes, Libby and Davis, GDMNH, 535, Stephen (2.) Paul.

Stephen/2 Paul

M, #56286, (say 1644 - say August 1696)
Father*Daniel/1 Paul1 b. s 1614
Mother*Elizabeth (–?–)1 b. s 1616
Last Edited:17 Aug 2017

Child with Katherine/3 Maverick:

Stephen/2 Paul, shipwright of Kittery, Maine, complained against Benjamin Hull in 1666 for abusing him.1 18 Jul 1668, in view of his son Stephen's coming marriage, Daniel Paul of Kittery deeded him the homestead after his death except 15 acres given to Joseph Alcock.2
     Stephen soon married Katherine/3 Maverick, daughter of Antipas/2 Maverick, and granddaughter of Rev. John/1 Maverick of Dorchester, Massachusetts1, who had a legacy from Mrs. Catherine Hilton in 1676.1 He had a tavern license at Long Reach, 1680 and 82, which was continued in 1683 to his wife.1 His inventory was dated 25 Sep 1696.1 She had a beer license, 1695, a tavern in 1696 and 1698, and was living, Jul 1706.1

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1221] Noyes, Libby and Davis, Gen. Dict. of Maine and New Hampshire, 535, Stephen (2.) Paul. Hereinafter GDMNH.
  2. [S1221] Noyes, Libby and Davis, GDMNH, 534-35, Daniel (1.) Paul.

Antipas/2 Maverick

M, #56287, (circa 1619 - 2 July 1678)
Father*Rev. John/1 Maverick1 b. 28 Dec 1578, d. 3 Feb 1636/37
Mother*Mary Gye1 b. s 1580
Last Edited:21 Dec 2012

Child with an unknown spouse/person:

Antipas/2 Maverick, a merchant, was born circa 1619 at Beaworthy, Devonshire,and brought to Dorchester, Massachusetts by his parents in 1629, a. 10.1 His wife, name unknown, was mentioned in a Kittery grant, 1654.1 At Kittery, he was living on his own account, 1652; had an innkeeper's license, 1659; was juror, 1647, and grand juror 1646-7, 1654 and 55.1
     He drowned 2 Jul 1678, "having fallen out of a boat while intoxicated."1 24 Apr 1682, administration was given to his two sons-in-law, to whom his brother Moses of Marblehead gave a receipt in full.1

Local Notes:

Property1647, Portsmouth, NHFirst at the Isles of Shoals, he sold at Hog Island two houses and a fishing-stage to Henry Sherborne in 1647 when he bot a dwelling-ho. and 100 a. at Kittery from Edward Small.1
Property1661, Kittery, MEIn 1661 he sold land and a mill formerly Wm. Ellingham's, and by 1667 he had left Kittery for Exeter.1

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1221] Noyes, Libby and Davis, Gen. Dict. of Maine and New Hampshire, 470, Antipas (1.) Maverick. Hereinafter GDMNH.

Rev. John/1 Maverick

M, #56288, (28 December 1578 - 3 February 1636/37)
Last Edited:13 Aug 2017

Children with Mary Gye:

Rev. John/1 Maverick was baptised 28 Dec 1578 at Awliscombe, Devonshire.1
     "He matriculated at Exeter College, Oxford University, on Oct. 24, 1595, age 18, described as a clergyman's son. He took his degree of B.A. on July 8, 1599, and M.A. on July 7, 1603, having already been ordained deacon and priest at Exeter July 26, 1597. He was curate at South Huish, Devon, several years, and had children baptized there from 1605 to 1614. On. Aug. 30, 1615, he was inducted by William Cotton, Bishop of Exeter, to the rectory of Beaworthy, Devon, and remained there until shortly before he sailed for New England. His successor was installed on March 24, 1629/30."1
     He married, 28 Oct 1600 at Ilsington, Devon, Mary Gye.1 29 Mar 1630, they sailed from Plymouth on the Mary and John with other "West Country ministers" from Dorset, Devon and Somerset. The emigrant company made landfall in New England on the 30th of May at Nantasket, Massachusetts Bay, and settled at Mattapan, where they founded a town which they named Dorchester.2,1,3 Mr. John Mav'acke petitioned, 19 Oct 1630, to be made freeman of Massachusetts Bay, and was so admitted 18 May 1631.4 At Dorchester he was an original proprietor, signing the earliest orders for distribution of land. He was minister of Dorchester until his death, remaining there in 1636 when half the church left with Warham and others to colonize Windsor, Connecticut.1
     He died at Dorchester 3 Feb 1636/37, a. 58. Gov. John Winthrop, recording the event, described John Maverick as "near sixty, a man of very humble spirit and faithful in furthering the work of the Lord here, both in the church and in civil state."1 Widow Mary Maverick was still living, Dec 1665, when she made a deposition.1

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1482] Edith Bartlett Sumner, Descendants of Thomas Farr, 197, John1 Maverick.
  2. [S1221] Noyes, Libby and Davis, Gen. Dict. of Maine and New Hampshire, 470, Antipas (1.) Maverick. Hereinafter GDMNH.
  3. [S1488] Sarah Elizabeth Titcomb, Early New England People, 244.
  4. [S222] Lucius R. Paige, "Massachusetts Freemen," 10, Mr. John Mav'acke.
  5. [S1482] Edith Bartlett Sumner, Descs. Thomas Farr, 198, John1 Maverick, Samuel (1.).
  6. [S1482] Edith Bartlett Sumner, Descs. Thomas Farr, 198.