Corliss Family History
Descendants of Thomas Corliss
1. THOMAS CORLISS was born 1603 in Exeter, Devonshire,
England, and died July 27, 1683 in Newbury, Essex, MA. He married UNNAMED.
Child of THOMAS CORLISS and UNNAMED is:
2. i. GEORGE CORLISS, b.
1617, Exeter, Devonshire, England; d. October 19, 1686, Haverhill, Essex, MA (at
home sitting in a chair).
Generation No. 2
2. GEORGE CORLISS
(THOMAS) was born
1617 in Exeter, Devonshire, England, and died October 19, 1686 in Haverhill,
Essex, MA (at home sitting in a chair). He married JOANNA DAVIS
October 26, 1645
in Haverhill, MA, daughter of THOMAS DAVIS and CHRISTIAN COFFIN.
(Soon to come Davis/Davys Family
from Wales, England)
More About GEORGE CORLISS:
- Occupation: Proprietor/ owned a farm called "Poplar Lawn"
Was made a freeman, which meant that he could take part in running church and
civil government affairs.
- 1650, Elected Constable of Haverhill, MA
- Elected Town Selectman repeatedly
- Abt. 1639, He settled in
Newbury, MA, at which date he gave his age as 22 yrs.
Children of GEORGE
CORLISS and JOANNA DAVIS are: Generation No. 3
i. JOHN CORLISS.
3. ii. MARY CORLISS, b.
September 1646, Haverhill, Essex, MA; d. October 22, 1722, Haverhill, Essex, MA.
3. MARY CORLISS
(GEORGE, THOMAS) was
born September 1646 in Haverhill, Essex, MA, and died October 22, 1722 in
Haverhill, Essex, MA. She married WILLIAM NEFF January 23, 1665 in Haverhill,
More About WILLIAM NEFF:
Service Record: February 1688, Drafted
for the army by Gov. Andros
Occupation: Farmer, Horse breeder &
See Notes about Mary
Mary Neff as told by Cotton Mather
Children of MARY
CORLISS and WILLIAM NEFF are:
i. WILLIAM NEFF, b. May 05, 1667.
NEFF , JR, b. November 09, 1668, Haverhill, MA; m. MATTHIAS BUTTON , JR,
November 24, 1686, Haverhill, MA.
iii. JOSEPH NEFF, b. March 25, 1670,
Haverhill, MA; d. June 29, 1691.
iv. JOHN NEFF, b. May 16, 1672.
CLEMENT NEFF, b. March 29, 1674, Haverhill, MA; d. June 03, 1746, Stonington,
CT; m. MARY BUTTON.
vi. THOMAS NEFF, b. March 29, 1676.
To see more on the NEFF Family Go to the Neff Family
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