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Mehitable Dawes (May)

Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Samuel May and Catherine May
Wife of William Dawes and William Dawes, Jr.
Mother of Hannah Goldthwaite; Hannah Dawes; William Mears Dawes; Samuel May Dawes; Mehitable Dawes and 3 others
Sister of Mary May
Half sister of Abigail May; Abigail May; Catherine May; Joseph May; Martha Frothingham and 9 others

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About Mehitable Dawes

William Dawes was born in Boston, Massachusetts on April 6, 1745, to William and Lydia Dawes (née Boone), and baptised at Boston's Old South Church.

He became a tanner and was active in Boston's militia.

On May 3, 1768 Dawes married Mehitable May, the daughter of Samuel and Catherine May (née Mears). The Boston Gazette noted that for his wedding he wore a suit entirely made in North America; at the time, Whigs were trying to organize a boycott of British products to pressure Parliament into repealing the Townshend Acts.

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Mehitable Dawes's Timeline

February 12, 1769
Age 24
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
December 26, 1771
Age 26
Boston, MA, USA
February 26, 1773
Age 28
November 4, 1774
Age 29
February 22, 1776
Age 31
May 23, 1788
Age 43
MA, United States
October 28, 1793
Age 48
Age 48
Cupids, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada