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:
Identifier: Mss 813170.1
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.
Overview 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.