Lower Green, Newbury

  • Address: High Rd
  • Vicinity: Parker River
  • Type: Historic District
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Historic District



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1635/05/06 General Court grants permission for Thomas Parker and James Noyes to establish Newbury plantation at the mouth of the Quascacunquen (now Parker) River. Marker at the end of Cottage Road.
1643/00/00 Tristram Coffin Life The Coffin family moves to Newbury, with a meetinghouse, tavern and saw mill. Prudential men, no more than seven, execute the town business and report to town meetings. Residence can be fined for missing a town meeting or Sunday worship.
1643/00/00 Tristram Coffin Jr Life Tristram Coffin Jr arrives in Newbury, a colonial settlement with Indigenous tribes nearby, with his parents, siblings, aunts, and grandmother.
1646/00/00 Tristram Coffin Life The Coffin family, with the exception of the two older sons, Peter and Tristram, quit Newbury.
1652/03/02 Tristram Coffin Jr Groom Judith Greenleaf Somerby, widow of Henry Somerby, marries Tristram Coffin at Newbury.
1676/03/00 Tristram Coffin Jr Stepfather In the Coffin house (lost) on Newbury's lower green, Daniel Somerby, the 25 year old stepson of Tristram Coffin, dies of wounds inflicted during the Great Swamp Fight in Rhode Island. After his death, the town will vote to fortify their community. King Philip's War

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Particulars for Lower Green, Newbury:
Sight Category Historic District

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