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  • English Immigrant to America
  • Successful Shipping Merchant

Biography

John Cabot was born 25 January 1669 in Saint Helier, Jersey, Bailiwick of Jersey, Channel Islands to Francois Cabot (1630-1690) and Susanne Gruchy (1641-1724) and died 1742 Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States of unspecified causes. He married Anna Orne (1678-) 29 October 1702 in Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States.

John Cabot (b. 1680 Jersey) and his son, Joseph Cabot (1720-1767), became highly successful merchants, operating a fleet of privateers carrying opium, rum, and slaves. Shipping during the eighteenth century was the lifeblood of most of Boston’s first families.



Children


Offspring of John Cabot and Anna Orne (1678-)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Mary Cabot (1700-1737)
Susanna Cabot (1703-)
John Cabot (1705-1749) 26 October 1704 Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States 3 June 1749 Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States Sarah Higginson (1702-1746)
Hannah Clarke (1704-)
Esther Cabot (1706-1739) 11 June 1706 Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts 31 October 1739 Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts John Higginson (1697-1744)
Anna Cabot (1710-)
Margarett Cabot (1713-1787)
Elizabeth Cabot (1715-1797) 12 June 1715 Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States 26 April 1797 Beverly, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States Stephen Higginson (1716-1761)
Francis Cabot (1717-1786) 22 May 1717 Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States 12 April 1786 Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States Mary Fitch (1724-1756)
Elizabeth Clarke (1716-1785)
Joseph Cabot (1720-1767) 24 July 1720 Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States 8 December 1767 Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States Elizabeth Higginson (1722-1781)



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