Peter Laberee

What is known of Peter Laberee 1724-1803

Source: History of Fort No. 4, Charlestown, NH by Rev. Saunderson

p.462 Peter Labaree b. l724 at Salem MA was descended from Huguenots who were driven from France through religious persecution. He was a ships’ carpenter at Salem until l750 at which time he moved to Fort No. 4. On August 30, l754 he went to the home of Capt James Johnson and was captured with that family by Indians and taken with Ebenezer Farnsworth and the Johnsons to Canada. His wife was Ruth Putnam, daug of Seth and Ruth Putnam. They married l746, at either Salem or Danvers, MA. They had 9 child- ren listed in detail p. 466

What is not known is what the original French spelling is for Laberee. Who are his parents? Did he have any siblings?

He was born in Salem. I believe baptism records exist and I know his marriage license exists. Anyone living near Boston able to get a scan or DSLR picture of the marriage certificate?

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