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Mehitable Crowell

Female 1691 - 1766  (74 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Mehitable Crowell was born on 3 Sep 1691 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts (daughter of John Crowell and Bethia Sears); died on 26 Mar 1766 in Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    She and her husband both died of smallpox in the epidemic of 1766.

    Mehitable married John Ryder on 20 May 1713 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts. John (son of John Ryder and Esther Hall) was born on 28 May 1692 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts; died on 11 Jan 1766 in Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Esther Ryder was born on 4 Mar 1735 in Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts; died on 9 Feb 1819 in Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  John Crowell was born in 1662 in of Nobscussett on Cape Cod, Massachusetts (son of John Crowe and Mehitable Miller); died on 15 Oct 1728; was buried in North Dennis burying ground, Dennis, Barnstable, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: of Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts
    • Alternate death: 11 Oct 1728

    John married Bethia Sears on 27 May 1684. Bethia (daughter of Paul Sears and Deborah Willard) was born on 3 Jan 1662 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts; died on 5 Jul 1724 in Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Bethia Sears was born on 3 Jan 1662 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts (daughter of Paul Sears and Deborah Willard); died on 5 Jul 1724 in Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 3 Jun 1662

    Children:
    1. Bethia Crowell was born on 13 Apr 1689; died on 2 Jan 1752 in Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts; was buried in Cove Burying Ground, Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts.
    2. 1. Mehitable Crowell was born on 3 Sep 1691 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts; died on 26 Mar 1766 in Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  John Crowe was born about 1635 in Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachussets (son of John Crowe and Elishua); died on 28 Jan 1689.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1639, of Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts

    John married Mehitable Miller before 1656. Mehitable (daughter of Rev. John Miller and Lydia) was born on 12 Jul 1638 in Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts; died on 23 Feb 1715. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Mehitable Miller was born on 12 Jul 1638 in Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts (daughter of Rev. John Miller and Lydia); died on 23 Feb 1715.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 13 Jul 1638, Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts
    • Alternate birth: Abt 1639

    Children:
    1. 2. John Crowell was born in 1662 in of Nobscussett on Cape Cod, Massachusetts; died on 15 Oct 1728; was buried in North Dennis burying ground, Dennis, Barnstable, Massachusetts.

  3. 6.  Paul Sears was born about 1637 in Marblehead, Essex, Massachusetts (son of Richard Sears and Dorothy Jones); died on 20 Feb 1708 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts; was buried in Ancient Cemetery, Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Feb 1638, Marblehead, Essex, Massachusetts
    • Alternate birth: 20 Feb 1638, Marblehead, Essex, Massachusetts

    Notes:

    Captain of Massachusetts militia in the Narragansett War, 1654.

    Paul married Deborah Willard in 1658 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts. Deborah (daughter of George Willard and Dorothy Dunster) was born before 14 Sep 1645 in Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts; died on 13 May 1721 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts; was buried in Ancient Cemetery, Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Deborah Willard was born before 14 Sep 1645 in Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts (daughter of George Willard and Dorothy Dunster); died on 13 May 1721 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts; was buried in Ancient Cemetery, Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 14 Sep 1645, Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts

    Notes:

    "She may be daughter of George Willard." [The Pilgrim Migration]

    Children:
    1. 3. Bethia Sears was born on 3 Jan 1662 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts; died on 5 Jul 1724 in Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts.
    2. Capt. Samuel Sears was born in Jan 1664 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts; died on 8 Jan 1742 in West Brewster, Barnstable, Massachusetts.
    3. Lydia Sears was born on 24 Oct 1666 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts; died in 1748.
    4. Mary Sears was born on 24 Oct 1672 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts; died on 7 Nov 1745 in Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  John Crowe was born about 1590; died after 2 Mar 1652 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    Levi Crowell (citation details below) gives his death date as 14 Jan 1672/3.

    John married Elishua before 1615. Elishua died in 1688. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Elishua died in 1688.
    Children:
    1. Yelverton Crowe was born about 1615; died on 24 Oct 1683 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts.
    2. 4. John Crowe was born about 1635 in Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachussets; died on 28 Jan 1689.

  3. 10.  Rev. John Miller was born before 21 Oct 1604 (son of Martin Miller and Susan Hicks); died on 12 Jun 1663 in Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 21 Oct 1604, Ashford, Kent, England
    • Alternate death: 14 Jun 1663, Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts

    Notes:

    Educated at Cambridge, he was at Roxbury, Rowley in 1639, and later at Yarmouth and at Roxbury again. Robert Charles Anderson has demonstrated the unlikeliness of the proposition that this Rev. Miller was the John Miller who was at Dorchester in the middle 1630s.

    John married Lydia. Lydia died on 7 Aug 1658 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Lydia died on 7 Aug 1658 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    Said by Mrs. Gerald O. Inman (citation details below) to have been Lydia Coombs.

    Children:
    1. 5. Mehitable Miller was born on 12 Jul 1638 in Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts; died on 23 Feb 1715.

  5. 12.  Richard Sears was born about 1595 in England; died on 5 Sep 1676 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts; was buried on 26 Aug 1676 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 1590, England

    Notes:

    Emigrated to Plymouth, 1633. Husbandman. Marblehead by 1637; Yarmouth by 1639.

    Along with several others, sued William Nickerson for slander on 2 Oct 1650.

    Richard married Dorothy Jones before 1637. Dorothy (daughter of George Jones and Agnes) was born about 1603; died before 19 Mar 1679 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts; was buried on 19 Mar 1679 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 13.  Dorothy Jones was born about 1603 (daughter of George Jones and Agnes); died before 19 Mar 1679 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts; was buried on 19 Mar 1679 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts.
    Children:
    1. 6. Paul Sears was born about 1637 in Marblehead, Essex, Massachusetts; died on 20 Feb 1708 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts; was buried in Ancient Cemetery, Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts.
    2. Deborah Sears was born on 16 Sep 1639 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts; died on 17 Aug 1732 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts; was buried in Paddock Cemetery, East Dennis, Barnstable, Massachusetts.
    3. Silas Sears was born about 1641 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts; died on 13 Jan 1698 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts.

  7. 14.  George Willard was born before 4 Dec 1614 in Horsmonden, Kent, England (son of Richard Willard and Joan); died in 1656 in Patuxent, Charles, Maryland.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Bef 14 Dec 1614, Horsmonden, Kent, England
    • Baptised: 14 Dec 1614, Horsmonden, Kent, England

    Notes:

    Emigrated to Massachusetts April 1638. Lived in Scituate, where he helped form a second Congregational church. Moved to Maryland in 1652.

    George married Dorothy Dunster. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  8. 15.  Dorothy Dunster

    Notes:

    [Perhaps] [s]ister of Henry Dunster, first president of Harvard College. [Bassett-Preston Ancestors, citation details below.] Elizabeth Dunster, who was definitely a sister of the Harvard president, married his brother Simon Willard. The problem is that no records of Henry's family mention a sister named Dorothy.

    Children:
    1. 7. Deborah Willard was born before 14 Sep 1645 in Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts; died on 13 May 1721 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts; was buried in Ancient Cemetery, Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts.