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Gerrish, Timothy, 1756-1815



  • Existence: 1756 - 1815


Timothy Gerrish was born on April 7, 1756. He was a gold and silversmith until 1800, when he became deputy sheriff and jail warden at the Islington Street Jail, in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. He remained in that position until his death in 1815.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Timothy Gerrish

Identifier: Mss 813170.1
Mss 813170.1
Date(s): 1813-02-20
Scope and Contents

Letter from Timothy Gerrish of Portsmouth, New Hampshire to Nathaniel Gilman. Gilman wanted him to pay the jurors but there will also be considerable fees for witnesses before the Grand Jury. The amount for jurors this week is $ 400 One of the jurors, Jacob Cochran gave him $ 4.10 for the balance due on state taxes for the town of Pembroke. He wonders if he has done wrong in receiving this money.

Timothy Gerrish record books

Identifier: MS-1308
Date(s): 1804 to 1816

Timothy Gerrish (1756-1815), sheriff and jail warden. The collection consists of two record books related to his service as sheriff and jail warden in Portsmouth, in the county of Rockingham, New Hampshire.

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