John Calef memorials and petitions  1766-1782
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Calef Family Geneology:

  • John Calef's first wife was Margaret Rogers of Ipswich. They had two children:
    • Margaret (b. 1748)
    • Mary (b. 1750).
  • Calef's second wife was Dorothy Jewett of Rowley, Massachusetts. They married in 1753 and had fifteen children:
    • John (b. 1753)
    • Jedidiah (b. 1755)
    • Elizabeth (b. 1757)
    • Daughter, still-born (b. 1759)
    • Robert (b. 1760), Dorothy (b. 1762)
    • Sarah (b. 1764), Susanna (b.1766)
    • Son, still-born (1768)
    • Mehitable (b. 1768)
    • Martha (b. 1770)
    • Samuel (b. 1772)
    • Daughter, still-born, (b. 1775)
    • Daughter, still-born, (b. 1776)
    • Jedidiah Jewett (b. 1778)
Related Materials

The Farley family papers contain an Ipswich deed transfer witnessed and signed by John Calef [July 23, 1774].

Calef, John.The Siege of Penobscot by the Rebels… London: G. Kearsley, [1781].

Bibliography

Condon, Ann Gorman. John Caleff Biography . Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online.