James Babson Farm

James Babson Farm (HMO8W)

Location: Rockport, MA 01966 Essex County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 38.315', W 70° 38.307'

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James Babson
Granted by Special Town Act December 23, 1658
James and his mother Isabel were the first Babsons to reach America, arriving in 1632.
James' father died on shipboard while crossong.
Town records show that Isabel was a very active kindly and beloved member of the community. She died in 1661. James was a cooper who made barrels etc. from lumber obtained from the adjoining mill on Cape Pond Brook. He married Elinor Hill and they had ten children. He died in 1683.
HM NumberHMO8W
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Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 8:09am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 365671 N 4721982
Decimal Degrees42.63858333, -70.63845000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 38.315', W 70° 38.307'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 38' 18.90" N, 70° 38' 18.42" W
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Area Code(s)978, 508
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 241-299 Eastern Ave, Rockport MA 01966, US
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