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Joseph Gorham

Male 1654 - 1726  (72 years)


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  • Name Joseph Gorham 
    Born 16 Feb 1654  Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 Jul 1726  Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Siblings 2 siblings 
    Person ID I36704  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TSW
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2021 

    Father Capt. John Gorham,   d. Bef 5 Feb 1676 
    Mother Desire Howland,   b. Abt 1624, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1683, Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years) 
    Married Bef 1644  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Family ID F5079  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah,   b. Abt 1656,   d. Between 1 May 1728 and 3 Feb 1739  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Married Bef 1678  [6
    Children 
    +1. Desire Gorham,   b. Apr 1685, Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1749, Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years)
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F21577  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He was a shoemaker in Yarmouth.

  • Sources 
    1. [S6029] William Proud Davis, "Gorham Families of Yarmouth." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 52:357, 1898.

    2. [S760] John Howland of the Mayflower, Volume 1: The First Five Generations: Documented Descendants from His First Child Desire Howland and Her Husband Captain John Gorham by Elizabeth Pearson White. Camden, Maine: Picton Press, 1990.

    3. [S6029] William Proud Davis, "Gorham Families of Yarmouth." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 52:357, 1898., date only.

    4. [S1647] The Pilgrim Migration: Immigrants to Plymouth Colony 1620-1633, by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New York Historic Genealogical Society, 2004.

    5. [S4249] The Mayflower Migration: Immigrants to Plymouth, 1620 by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2020.

    6. [S760] John Howland of the Mayflower, Volume 1: The First Five Generations: Documented Descendants from His First Child Desire Howland and Her Husband Captain John Gorham by Elizabeth Pearson White. Camden, Maine: Picton Press, 1990., says "probably in Yarmouth".