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Published on: 04 Jan 2015
Updated: 15 Sep 2016
Surname variations: McIntire, McIntyre, MacIntire
“Robert McIntire, was a witness in a trial in the Essex court, November 24, 1653, stating his age as twenty-four and his place of employment as the Lynn Iron Works.” from:
Cutter, William Richard. New England Families, Genealogical and Memorial: A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of Commonwealths and the Founding of a Nation. (Lewis Historical, 1913). (Google eBook, 2008), 985.
“MacIntire, Robert (b. 1629, based on date of court appearance above) — One of three sons of Ebenezer MacIntire of Argyle brought to New England, he was hired out in 1651 to furnace filler Thomas Wiggins. Employed to cart charcoal, he was later hired from Wiggins by John Giffard, and in 1653 helped to load pig iron on the company’s boat.” from page 15 below.