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Elizabeth Macomber (Williams)

Birthplace: Taunton, Bristol County, Dominion of New England (Present Massachusetts), (Present USA)
Death: Died in Taunton, Bristol County, Province of Massachusetts, (Present USA)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Nathaniel Williams and Elizabeth Williams
Wife of John Macomber
Mother of Nathaniel Macomber; Josiah Macomber; John Macomber; Capt. Elijah Macomber; Anna Macomber and 6 others
Sister of John Williams and Nathaniel Williams

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About Elizabeth Macomber

Born 1686. Married 1707. Died 1732. She was married only once. Her husband, John Macomber, outlived her and re-married. She was the mother of all of his children.

Elizabeth Macomber (born Williams) was granddaughter of Richard Williams and Frances Williams (born Deighton) and grandmother of Rebecca Gooding (born Macomber), who married Joseph Gooding born in Dighton, MA, July 1729.

She was ONLY married to John Macomber. Do not confuse her with another Elizabeth Williams, born 1640, who was married to John Clark and Thomas Sanford.

When Elizabeth (Williams) Macomber died in 1732, her widower, John Macomber, married the widow Lydia King.

Previous historians and genealogists have shown royal descent for the Richard Williams family, either through Richard Williams or his wife Frances Deighton, who is traced to Charlemagne by the medieval historian von Redlich, (NEHG 97:342-343). In his "Descent of General Douglas McArthur." von Redlich produced an ancestry chart leading from Richard and Frances to "Charlemagne, King of the Franks and Emperor of the West, born 2, Apr 747, died 28 Jan. 814; married in 771 the Swabian Princess Hildegard, died 30 Apr. 783."

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  • Birth: Apr. 18, 1686 Taunton Bristol County Massachusetts, USA
  • Death: May 2, 1732 Taunton Bristol County Massachusetts, USA


Elizabeth Williams was the wife of John Macomber. She was the daughter of Nathaniel Williams and Elizabeth Rogers. Granddaughter of noted John Rogers of the Mayflower 1620 voyage.

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  • Nathaniel Williams (1630 - 1692)
  • Elizabeth Rogers Williams (1652 - 1703)


  • John Macomber (1681 - 1747)*


  1. Nathaniel Macomber (1708 - 1787)*
  2. Elizabeth Rounsevell Macomber Ashley (1715 - 1815)*
  3. Elijah Macomber (1718 - 1802)*
  4. Josiah Macomber (1719 - 1801)*
  5. John Macomber (1720 - 1774)*
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Burial: Staples Street Burying Ground Taunton Bristol County Massachusetts, USA

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  • Maintained by: Little Macomber
  • Originally Created by: cynthia staples
  • Record added: Nov 18, 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial# 44536482
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Elizabeth Macomber's Timeline

April 18, 1686
Taunton, Bristol County, Dominion of New England (Present Massachusetts), (Present USA)
March 17, 1706
Age 19
February 9, 1708
Age 21
Taunton, Bristol, MA
February 19, 1710
Age 23
Taunton, Bristol, MA
February 10, 1712
Age 25
Taunton, Bristol County, Province of Massachusetts
March 15, 1715
Age 28
Taunton, Massachusetts, United States
September 12, 1717
Age 31
Taunton, Bristol, MA
October 26, 1718
Age 32
Taunton, Bristol County, Province of Massachusetts
July 30, 1721
Age 35
June 28, 1724
Age 38
Taunton, Bristol, MA