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Gove, L

Seabrook, NH (1759-1834) 

  • 1780 deed, joiner through 1834 deed, carpenter

  • RW 1777 Saratoga

Gove, L















Sash, birch, 12 3/8

Ogee, beech, 10 ¼”


Levi Gove (Sr.)

1759-1834 Seabrook, NH

m Mary Chase

                Levi                     1786

                Nathaniel            1790

                Charles               1792

                William                1794

                Edward               1801


RW service

In 1777, he marched through Bennington, VT to Saratoga in Capt. Dearborn’s company, NH militia. Levi remained at Saratoga until Burgoyne surrendered. Upon returning home to Seabrook, he joined the MA militia at Newburyport in November of 1777. He spent five months in Capt. Samuel Huse and Lieut. Blake’s company marching to Winter Hill near Boston. He remained stationed there in Col. Gerrish’s Regiment and was discharged April 3, 1778.


1780 Deed, Seabrook, joiner given 50 A by his father Winthrop

1783 Deed, Seabrook, yeoman

1795 Deed, Seabrook, boat builder

1801 Deed, Seabrook, wife Mary, joiner

1824 Deed, Seabrook, house carpenter

1834 Deed, Seabrook, carpenter


Levi’s estate did not give his trade, but his will mentioned “shop tools of every description” which were listed as “shop tools” valued at $10 in the limited inventory.


Parents Winthrop and Elizabeth Ring, Hampton to Seabrook, NH

Capt. Winthrop a boat builder and carpenter. A 1754 deed lists him as a joiner and his 1808 will included carpenter and joyner’s tools.


Son Levi Jr. listed as a boat builder in his 1826 estate with a boat builder shop valued at $40 and shop tools valued at $25. Levi Jr. is deemed to be too late to have made the planes marked L GOVE.


Genealogy also recorded in the History and Genealogy of the American Family of Gove


Documents for Levi Sr.



























Levi Gove of Weare, NH b 1776 was a farmer who had a store and a tenement.

Levi Gove of Lebanon, NH was b 1799 and was a shoemaker.

Lewis Gove of Portsmith, NH was b 1797 and was a butcher.

Levi Gove of Weare, NH b 1802 was a farmer who did some carpentry work.


The L Gove’s b before 1800 were recorded in the US census between 1790 and 1820.




























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