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Marah Weld

Female Bef 1646 -


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Marah Weld was born Bef 2 Aug 1646 (daughter of Joseph Weld and Barbara Clapp).

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 2 Aug 1645, Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts
    • Baptised: 2 Aug 1646, Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts

    Marah married Comfort Starr Bef 1666. Comfort (son of Dr. Thomas Starr and Rachel) was born 1644, Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts; died 18 Oct 1693, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut; was buried , Riverside Cemetery, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Joseph Starr was born 23 Sep 1676, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut; died 13 Jul 1758, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut; was buried , Riverside Cemetery, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Joseph Weld was born Abt 1599, Sudbury, Suffolk, England (son of Edmund Weld and Amye Brewster); died 7 Oct 1646, Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    Emigrated to New England about 1635. He was a wealthy merchant, styled "Mr." in New England.

    He went back to England in 1644, where he was arrested on arrival for his part in a lawsuit against the brother of Alderman Berkley. His brother Thomas, and also Henry Vane, interceded for him and he was released. He returned to New England shortly thereafter.

    Joseph married Barbara Clapp 20 Apr 1639, Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts. Barbara (daughter of Nicholas Clapp and Elizabeth) was born Abt 1614, Venn Ottery, Devon, England; died 15 Apr 1655, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Barbara Clapp was born Abt 1614, Venn Ottery, Devon, England (daughter of Nicholas Clapp and Elizabeth); died 15 Apr 1655, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.
    Children:
    1. 1. Marah Weld was born Bef 2 Aug 1646.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Edmund Weld was born Abt 1560; died Between 5 Dec 1605 and 3 May 1608, Sudbury, Suffolk, England.

    Notes:

    He was a linen draper of Sudbury, Suffolk. He was probably descended in some manner from William Weld of Eaton, Cheshire, sheriff of London in 1352, whose coat of arms (azure, a fesse nebulé between three crescents ermine) was identical to that used by the early New England Weld family.

    Edmund married Amye Brewster 12 Apr 1585, St. Peter's, Sudbury, Suffolk, England. Amye died Aft May 1608. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Amye Brewster died Aft May 1608.
    Children:
    1. 2. Joseph Weld was born Abt 1599, Sudbury, Suffolk, England; died 7 Oct 1646, Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts.

  3. 6.  Nicholas Clapp was born , of Venn Ottery, Devon, England (son of Richard Clapp and Christian); died 12 Mar 1632, Venn Ottery, Devon, England; was buried 14 Mar 1632, Venn Ottery, Devon, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1568, Sidbury, Devon, England

    Notes:

    He and his wife were buried the same day. The Ancestry of Eva Belle Kempton (citation details below) observes, regarding his will, that "the character of his bequests to his wife imply that he knew she was also near death."

    Nicholas married Elizabeth. Elizabeth was born Abt 1580; died Bef 14 Mar 1632; was buried 14 Mar 1632, Venn Ottery, Devon, England. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Elizabeth was born Abt 1580; died Bef 14 Mar 1632; was buried 14 Mar 1632, Venn Ottery, Devon, England.
    Children:
    1. 3. Barbara Clapp was born Abt 1614, Venn Ottery, Devon, England; died 15 Apr 1655, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.


Generation: 4

  1. 12.  Richard Clapp was born Abt 1528, Sidbury, Devon, England (son of William Clapp and Alice); died Bef 25 Jul 1608.

    Richard married Christian Abt 1568. Christian died Between 25 Jul 1608 and 12 Aug 1608, Sidbury, Devon, England. [Group Sheet]


  2. 13.  Christian died Between 25 Jul 1608 and 12 Aug 1608, Sidbury, Devon, England.
    Children:
    1. 6. Nicholas Clapp was born , of Venn Ottery, Devon, England; died 12 Mar 1632, Venn Ottery, Devon, England; was buried 14 Mar 1632, Venn Ottery, Devon, England.