Notable Ancestors

Peter Labaree 1724-1803
One of the early settlers of Fort #4 – Now Charlestown, NH
A historical site is still maintained there http://www.fortat4.org/
Peter was captured by Indians and taken to the French in Montreal during King George’s War
Mrs. Johnson’s account Page 142 books.google.com
Historical address at the dedication of a monument in Charlestown, NH books.google.com
Historical marker near Reading Vermont marks the location they camped on 8.30.1754. Mrs. Johnson gave birth to a daughter one-half mile up knap brook the following day. http://historicsites.vermont.gov/roadside_markers/listGoogleMap

Ruth Putnam 1720-1810
Married Peter Labaree 1746
Granddaughter of Ann Putnam Sr. (Mother) from the Salem Witch Trials
Salem Witch Trials timeline – Univ of Virginia
Details of Salem Witch Trials

Peter Labaree Jr. 1750-1822
American Revolution memberinfo.sar.org Search under Labaree
Enlisted from Cornish, New Hampshire, in Capt. Samuel Wetherbee’s company, Col. Isaac Wyman’s Regiment
Second wife Sarah Longfellow 1764-1840 Related to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Benjamin Labaree (II) 1801-1883
Dartmouth Grad 1828
Theological Seminary Grad, Andover, MA 1831
Prof. and later President until 1837- Jackson College, Tenn
Secretary of the American Educational Society of New York
President Middlebury College 1840-1866
Lecturer on International Law, Dartmouth College 1869-1876
He along with family members in Charlestown, NH key to creation of Evangelical Congregational Church Charlestown, NH

Rev Benjamin Labaree (III) 1834-1906
Appointed as Missionary of the A. B. C. F. M. (Presbyterian) to Nestorians of Persia in 1860
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nestorians
Extensive literary work including the revision of the Bible in modern Syriac

Rev Benjamin Woods Labaree (IV) 1865-1904
Rev and missionary to the Nestorians in “Persia”
“The Hakim Sahib”, THE FOREIGN DOCTOR, A Biography of Joseph P. Cochran, M.D. of Persia books.google.com
Story of his murder and the circumstances Page 259 books.google.com

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