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Elizabeth Grafton

Female - Aft 1678


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  • Name Elizabeth Grafton  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1678  [2
    Alternate death 3 Mar 1679  Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I16032  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of JTS
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2017 

    Father Joseph Grafton,   d. Abt 24 Jun 1682, Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Mary Moore,   d. Nov 1674, Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Aug 1631  Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F11419  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Kitchen,   b. Abt 1611,   d. Between 20 Dec 1675 and 30 May 1676, Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Married Aft 1643  [2
    Children 
    +1. Robert Kitchen,   b. Bef 15 Apr 1655, Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1712, Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 57 years)
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2017 
    Family ID F10022  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • In 1649 she was pushed off her horse, and her horse was stolen from her, by the zealous Puritan Edmund Batter who, as he did so, loudly called her a "quaking slut." For this, Batter was merely admonished by the Salem authorities.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1540] Epes Sargent of Gloucester and His Descendants, by Emma Worcester Sargent and Charles Sprague Sargent. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1923.

    2. [S1683] George Valentine Massey II, "Priscilla Kitchen, Quakeress, of Salem, Mass., and Kent County, Del., and Her Family." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 106:38, 1952.

    3. [S1684] Henry Wyckoff Belknap, "The Grafton Family of Salem." Essex Institute Historical Collections 62:49, 1928.

    4. [S1784] Barbara MacAllan, "The Great Yarmouth Company of Migrant Families." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 154:215, April 2000.