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John's signature on his will

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John was a tailor. He was granted a house lot at Hingham and became a freeman there in 1636. He was a representative of Hingham at the General Court in 1656 and 1664, a selectman, and a deacon of the church.      

children of John Leavitt and his first wife:

i. John
ii. Hannah, bap. 7 April 1639
iii. Samuel, bap. April 1641
iv. Elizabeth, bap. 8 April 1644
v. Jeremiah, bap. 1 March 1645/46

children of John Leavitt and Sarah:

vi. Israel, bap. 23 April 1648
vii. Moses, b. 12 August 1650
viii. Josiah, bap. 1 May 1653
ix. Nehemiah, b. 22 January 1655/56
x. Sarah, b. 25 February 1658/59
xi. Mary, b. 12 June 1661
xii. Hannah, b. 20 March 1663/64
xiii. Abigail, b. 9 December 1667

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