1.JOHN1 BICKFORD was born Bet. 1607 - 1612 in , Devonshire, England?, and died Aft. 1685 in Dover (Oyster River), New Hampshire.He married ELIZABETH CATER 1637 in Dover, New Hampshire.She was born 1620 in of Exeter, Devonshire, England & Newington, New Hampshire, and died 1670 in Dover, New Hampshire. Notes for JOHN BICKFORD: Genealogical Items relating to Dover, N. H., 1851, NEHGR Vol. 5, pg 451: BICKFORD, JOHN, was b. in 1612 (deposition;) bought of Darby Field all his premises at O. R. 20 July 1645; was taxed at O. R. 1648-1672; freeman about 1655.He had, John b. before 1640; Joseph, (taxed at O. R. 1675, &c.) and perhaps others.--JOHN, son of John lived at Bloody Point 1662-1672; after his father's death lived at O. R. where he was taxed in 1675.He was dead in 1697; inventory returned 8 Nov. 1697; his wife was Temperance, (dead in 1697:) son Thomas; daug. Joanna (Redman)--THOMAS (apparently son of John 2.) was b. 1660 , (as by deposition;) he lived at O. R.; successfully defended his Garrison house there in 1694, as related by Belknap.His will was dated 31 Oct. 1706; wife Bridget; dau. Joanna; sons John, Joseph, Eleazar.--JOHN, (a grandson of John, but whos son we do not know;) had wife Susanna; children were, Bridget, b. 20 July 1685; Jethro, b. 16 Nov. 1689; Jhn, b. 16 March 1691-2; Mary, b. 13 Aug. 1693; Joseph, b. 13 July 1695; Anna, b. 18 Sept. 1698; Lemuel and Eliakim, b. 6 March 1703-4; Doddaver, b. 20 Aug. 1709--JOHN, (also grandson of John.) had wife Elizabeth; chil. Martha, b. 23 July 1692; Thomas b. 18 May 1694; John, b. 10 March 1698; Henry, b. 1 Jan. 1702-3; Joseph, b. March 1705-6.-- FTM CD523, Genealogical Dictionary of Maine & New Hampshire, Libby, Noyes, Davis,1979, pg 91: (BICKFORD) 13 JOHN, Bloody Point, m. Elizabeth Cater.Gr. j. 1664, 'John Bickford Jr.'.He must have been Goodfather Bickford living in fall of 1685.ch: JOHN. BENJAMIN. See also THOMAS (22). More About JOHN BICKFORD: Misc.: See my JBK All Family.FTW Source 1: 1851, Geneal.Items-Dover, NH, NEHGR 5:451 Source 2: 1852, Geneal.Items-Dover, NH, NEHGR 6:258 Source 3: 1979, FTM CD523, Gen. Dict. ME & NH, pg 91, 133 Source 4: February 25, 2002, Email from Ann May (Marshall) Gregory More About ELIZABETH CATER: Bp/Chr: January 20, 1619/20, Exeter, Devonshire, England Father: Richard Cator Misc: See my JBK All Family.FTW (Ancestry) Source 1: 1979, FTM CD523, Gen. Dict. ME & NH, pg 91, 133 Source 2: September 25, 2002, Email from Ann May (Marshall) Gregory More About JOHN BICKFORD and ELIZABETH CATER: Marriage: 1637, Dover, New Hampshire Children of JOHN BICKFORD and ELIZABETH CATER are:
JOHN2 BICKFORD, b. ca. 1638, of Bloody Pt., Dover, New Hampshire; d. Unknown; m. JANE; b. ca. 1640; d. Unknown.
More About JOHN BICKFORD: Source 1: 1979, FTM CD523 Gen. Dict., ME&NH, pg 91 Source 2: September 25, 2002, Email from Ann May (Marshall) Gregory
More About JANE: Misc: m. (2) John Duckum Source 1: 1979, FTM CD523 Gen. Dict., ME&NH, pg 91 Source 2: September 25, 2002, Email from Ann May (Marshall) Gregory