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Mary Pierpont (Hooker)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Farmington, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
Death: Died in New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut Colony
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Rev. Samuel Hooker and Mary Hooker
Wife of Rev. James Pierpont
Mother of James Pierpont; Mary Russell; Joseph Pierpont; Benjamin Pierpont; Samuel Pierpont and 3 others
Sister of Thomas Hooker, Dr.; Samuel Hooker; William Hooker, Sr.; John Hooker; James Hooker and 7 others

Managed by: Alice Zoe Marie Knapp
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About Mary Pierpont (Hooker)

Biographical Summary #1:

Mary Hooker. Born on 3 Jul 1673 in Farmington, CT.2 Mary died in New Haven, CT, on 1 Nov 1740; she was 67.

Mary was James’ third wife. Children of James and Mary (Hooker) Pierpont, born at New Haven:

  1. James Pierpont, b. 21 May 1699, d. 18 Jun 1776 at New Haven, m. 1st 1727 Martha Breck, m. 2nd 28 Mar 1754 Anna Sherman.
  2. Samuel Pierpont, b. 30 Dec 1700 Yale 1718, drowned 15 Mar 1724 in crossing the Connecticut River in a canoe with and Indian.
  3. Mary Pierpont, b. 23 Nov 1703, d. 24 Jun 1740 at Middletown, CT, m. 19 Aug 1719 William Russell;
  4. Joseph Pierpont, b. 21 Oct 1704, d. 1748 at North Haven, m. ca. 1728 Hannah Russell.
  5. Benjamin Pierpont, b. 15 Oct 1707, Yale 1725, d. at Virgin Gorda, W. I., 1733.
  6. Sarah Pierpont, b. 9 Jan 1709/10, d. 2 Oct 1758 at Philadelphia, PA, m. 20 Jul 1727 Jonathan Edwards.
  7. Hezekiah Pierpont, b. 26 May 1712, d. 29 Sep 1741 at New Haven, m. 9 Feb 1736/7 Lydia Hemenway (dau. of Jacob & Lydia (Ball) Hemenway).

On 26 Jul 1698 when Mary was 25, she married Rev. James Pierpont, son of John Pierpont (ca 1618-7 Dec 1682) & Thankful Stow (ca Mar 1629-7 Dec 1682).330 Born on 4 Jan 1659 in Roxbury, MA.330 James died in New Haven, CT, on 22 Nov 1714; he was 55.330 Education: Harvard 1681.

SOURCE: Edward Hooker, The Descendants of Rev. Thomas Hooker, Hartford, Connecticut, 1586-1908, Rochester, NY, 1909.

Biographical Summary #2:

Mary Hooker, daughter of Rev. Samuel and Mary (Willet) Hooker of Farmington, Conn., b. July 3, 1673, at Farmington; married. July 26, 1698 (his third wife), Rev. James Pierpont of New Haven, son of Hon. John and Thankful (Stow) Pierpont of Roxbury, Mass., b. Jan. 4, 1659, at Roxbury. He graduated from Harvard, 1681.

He married No. 1, Abigail Davenport, Oct. 27, 1691. She d. Feb. 3, 1692, having taken cold in following out the custom of that time of attending church in the wedding suit on the Sunday following the marriage. He married No. 2, Sarah Haynes, May 30, 1694. She died Oct. 27, 1696.

He married No. 3, Mary Hooker. She died at New Haven, Nov. 1, 1740. He died at New Haven, Nov. 22, 1714.

CHILDREN, PIERPONT.

1 James, b. New Haven, May 21, 1699

2 Samuel (Rev.), b. New Haven, Dec. 30, 1700; graduated from Yale College, 1718, studied for the ministry and was ordained Dec. 10, 1722. He was drowned March 15, 1724, in crossing the Connecticut river in a canoe with an Indian. His remains were found and buried on Fisher's Island.

3 Mary, b. New Haven, Conn., Nov. 23, 1703.

4 Joseph, b. New Haven, Oct. 21, 1704.

5 Benjamin, b. New Haven, Oct. 15, 1707; graduated from Yale College, 1725; d. Virgin Gorda, W. I., 1733.

6 Sarah, b. New Haven, Jany. 9, 1709 or 1710.

7 Hezekiah, b. New Haven, May 26, 1712.

SOURCE: Unknown.

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Mary Pierpont's Timeline

1673
July 3, 1673
Farmington, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
1698
July 26, 1698
Age 25
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
1699
May 21, 1699
Age 25
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
1700
December 30, 1700
Age 27
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
1702
November 23, 1702
Age 29
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
1704
November 21, 1704
Age 31
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
1706
July 18, 1706
Age 33
1707
October 15, 1707
Age 34
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
1710
January 9, 1710
Age 36
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
1712
May 26, 1712
Age 38
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA