470. John KIRBY (592) was born on 2 Mar 1672 in (prob.) Dartmouth, MA. He died about 1730 in (prob.) Dartmouth, MA. Dwight says: "He lived in that part of the town of Dartmouth known as Ponagansett, for the proprietary records state that, `July 7, 1711, was laid out John Kirby's homestead 167 acres on West side of Paschamansett River in Ponaganset village.' Here probably he erected and operated a saw-mill, for the proprietary records also state that, `July 13, 1715, land was set off to John Kirby for a saw-mill.' He was constable for Dartmouth in 1707 and 1708. He died about 1730. His daughter Elizabeth deeded land to her brother Richard Kirby, and in the deed, dated July 15, 1731, describes herself as `daughter of John Kirby now deceased.' His will, dated July 2, 1724...mentions his wife Rebecca, his daughter Sarah Winslow, and each of his other nine children by name. The date of his wife's death is unknown." (Bonnie Hubbard)
He was married to Rebecca MOSHER.

471. Rebecca MOSHER(593) was born about 1668. She died (prob. aft) 1730.(81) "Mentioned in John's will 1724 so prob. after 1730." (Bonnie Hubbard) "The marriage of John and Rebecca Kirby is confirmed by the following entry in the proprietary records (the Dartmouth Town Records are lost for this period): 'May 28, 1713;--Hugh Mosher of Dartmouth for love and good will for my daughter Rebecca wife of John Kirby of Dartmouth, and for other good cause, have sold to my dau. Rebecca and her husband John Kirby all of my 40 acres of land on East side of Coaksett River and joining land of my dau. Hannah Cornell, it being a part of the 800 acres to a share conveyed by the purchase of Dartmouth.' (Dwight)" (Bonnie Hubbard)
Children were:

child235 i. Sarah KIRBY.

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