Notable Ancestors

Peter Laberee 1724-1803
One of the early settlers of Fort #4 – Now Charlestown, NH
A historical site is still maintained there
Peter was captured by Indians and taken to the French in Montreal during King George’s War
Mrs. Johnson’s account Page 142
Historical address at the dedication of a monument in Charlestown, NH
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. Maps Location

Ruth Putnam 1720-1810
Married Peter Laberee 1746
Granddaughter of Ann Putnam Sr. (Mother) from the Salem Witch Trials
Salem Witch Trials – Wikipedia Timeline
Salem Witch Trials – wikipedia

Peter Laberee Jr. 1750-1822
American Revolution 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
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
Story of his murder and the circumstances Page 259

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