John Cleverly1

(8 October 1667 - 23 September 1725)

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Relationship7th great-grandfather of The 3 Tracys
Family Group:Corkum
Trees14 Generations of Our Ancestors
Our Corkum Family Pedigree

Some Background

John Cleverly was also known as Lieutenant John Cleverly.3
FatherJohn Cleverly2 (23 Feb 1633 - 5 May 1703)
MotherSarah Stevens (31 May 1641 - 25 Oct 1694)

Birth - Marriage - Death

ChildJohn Cleverly was born on 8 October 1667, in Braintree, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts Bay Colony, New England.2
GroomHe married Hannah Savil, daughter of Samuel Savil and Hannah Adams, on 24 June 1695 in Braintree, Norfolk Co., Province of Massachusetts Bay, New England.4,5,6
DeceasedHe of Braintree died on 23 September 1725 in Cohasset, Norfolk Co., Province of Massachusetts Bay, New England, at the age of 57.7

Children with Hannah Savil:

Community Service

In 1695, at Braintree, Norfolk Co., Province of Massachusetts Bay, New England, John Cleverly elected a selectman for the town. John had served in a number of public offices over the years... Surveyor of Highways (1695, 1698, 1711, 1716, 1723); Constable (1702); Fence viewer (1701 & 1706); a member of the "Committee to Run the line, between Braintry & Weymouth", and another "for the more equall proportioning or Regulating, the Improvements of all the comons in the Towne"(1709); Selectman (1709 through 1714, and again 1721); Tithingman (1718). He served on numerous committees relating to the town's official business with neighboring towns (especially Weymouth) and was frequently chosen as Moderator for the town meetings.8

Sources - Citations

  1. [S963] Quincy, MA: Vital and Church Records, 1672-1870, (From original records held at the Randolph Town Hall. Online database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society; Unpublished transcription by Waldo C. Sprague from original records, donated from the estate of Mr. Sprague to NEHGS in 1962), names, relationships, dates, events, places.
  2. [S954] New England Historic Genealogical Register (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1847-), 37:29; Braintree Records; dates recorded O.S. and converted.
  3. [S210] Find A Grave, online at findagrave.com; Photographs and data are submitted by volunteer members - Text only data should be confirmed by additional sources, Find A Grave Memorial# 18983876 - Photo.
  4. [S975] The Essex Genealogist (Journal) (Essex, Massachusetts: The Essex Society of Genealogists, 1981-), 8:70; names, dates, event, relationships, places.
  5. [S261] Clarence A. Torry, New England Marriages Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2004), 1:334; names, dates, relationships, location.
  6. [S957] "Genealogical", Boston Evening Transcript, (1911-1914), Boston, Massachusetts 1932:Nov9: Note#2550: Early Braintree Births. Part V; names, marriage inferred, relationships, (Digitized copies of complete page, archived by American Ancestors ) AmericanAncestors.org.
  7. [S16] Jay and Delene Holbrook, Compilers, Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 (Collections by Town) (Provo, Utah: Holbrook Research Institute, 2011), Cohasset Deaths pg.196; name, event, date, place.
  8. [S980] Samuel A. Bates, Editor, Records of the Town of Braintree : 1640 to 1793 (Randolph, Massachusetts: Daniel H. Hunford, Printer, 1886).
  9. [S954] NEHGS - Register, 59:274; Records of First Church at Braintree; names, dates, relationships.
  10. [S957] Various, ”Transcript - Genealogy Columns”, 1911-1914, 1932:Nov9: Note#2550: Early Braintree Births. Part V; names, events, date, relationships, locations,.
  11. [S954] NEHGS - Register, 59:361; Records of First Church at Braintree; names, dates, relationships.
  12. [S957] Various, ”Transcript - Genealogy Columns”, 1911-1914, 1932:Nov9: Note#2550: Early Braintree Births. Part V; names, events, 7 Jul 1700, relationships, locations,.
  13. [S954] NEHGS - Register, 59:365; Records of First Church at Braintree; names, dates, relationships.
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