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Sarah Luce (1713 - 1793)

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Samuel Allen, Jr. MP (1663 - 1755)

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James Pease, of Martha's Vineyard MP (1637 - 1719)

James Pease Birth: Mar 15 1637 - Salem Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony (now Danvers) Essex, Massachusetts Death: Mar 27 1719 - Edgartown, Dukes County, Ma, Dukes County, Massachusetts Parents...

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John Pease, of Martha's Vineyard & Norwich MP (c.1639 - c.1711)

John Pease Birth: 1639 Death: 1711 Parents: John Pease, Lucy Weston Siblings: James Pease, Jonathan Pease Red Coat and Clam Chowder There is a traditional story with variations of John ...

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Lucy Pease MP (1615 - c.1646)

2 John Pease, son of Robert and Margaret (King) Pease, one of the immigrant ancestors of the Pease family in America; b. 1607 in Great Baddow, county Essex, England; bpt. Nov 20, 1608 in Saint Mary's C...

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John Pease, of Great Baddow & Martha's Vineyard MP (1608 - 1677)

The ship in which John Pease came was bound to Port Penn, in the Delaware, with 140 persons on board; it was in the fall of the year, and they were short of provisions, and sickness prevailed. Owing to...

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Thomas Fisher, Jr. (1783 - 1827)

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Lydia Fisher (1722 - 1807)

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Thomas Fisher, Sr. (1728 - 1804)

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Nicholas Butler, of Eastwell & Edgartown MP (c.1588 - 1671)

From Savage Nicholas (Butler), Dorchester, came from Eastwell, in Co. Kent, it is said, with w. Joyce, three ch. of wh. one was John (possib. bapt. 22 Sept. 1645), and five serv. 1636, as by rec. of ...

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Jacob Perkins MP (1606 - 1674)

5. Jacob Perkins, baptized 23 Mar 1605/6 in Hillmorton, Warwick, England, said to have settled in Holmes Hole, Martha’s Vineyard, Dukes, Massachusetts. Links

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Mary Aylsworth (1684 - 1731)

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Peter Folger MP (c.1617 - 1690)

Peter Foulger (d. 1690) was an interpreter of the American Indian language for the first settlers of Nantucket. He was the grandfather of Benjamin Franklin.[1] He lived in Martha's Vineyard until 166...

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Lillian Florence "Lilly" Hellman MP (1905 - 1984)

Lillian Florence "Lilly" Hellman (June 20, 1905 – June 30, 1984) was an American author of plays, screenplays, and memoirs and throughout her life, was linked with many left-wing political cau...

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Stephen Pease MP (c.1660 - c.1728)

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John Worth MP (1666 - 1732)

Went to Edgartown, Martha's vineyard about 1700, and lived there until his death in 1732. He was a prominent and respected citizen and an innkeeper, and in 1713 was appointed Assoc. Justice of the Coun...

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James Allen MP (c.1674 - 1723)

James Allen Birth: 1674 - Chilmark, Dukes, Massachusetts Parents: James Allen, Elizabeth Partridge Married: Mary Bourne Death: Feb 14 1723 - Chilmark, Dukes, Massachusetts

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Mary Allen MP (1678 - 1722)

Mary Bourne Birth: Oct 21 1678 - Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts Parents: Shearjashub Bourne, Bathsheba Skiffe Husband: James Allen Children: Bathsheba Allen, Sylvanus Allen, Sarah Allen,...

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James Allen, of Martha's Vineyard (1636 - 1714)

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James Allen, of Braintree & Chilmark MP (1636 - 1714)

James Allen Birth: Circa 1636 - Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts Death: July 25 1714 - Tisbury, Dukes, Massachusetts Parents: Samuel Allen, Ann Wife: Elizabeth Partridge; 12 children He ...

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Thomas Hart Benton, Artist MP (1889 - 1975)

Thomas Hart Benton (April 15, 1889 – January 19, 1975) was an American painter and muralist. Along with Grant Wood and John Steuart Curry, he was at the forefront of the Regionalist art moveme...

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Hon. Timothy Fuller (1778 - 1835)

Timothy Fuller (July 11, 1778 – October 1, 1835) was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts. Life and work Fuller was born in Chilmark, Massachusetts. His father, Timothy, the first settle...

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Rev. Jonathan Dunham MP (1639 - 1717)

Added by E. C. Nickerson about this Great Grandfather: Ministered to the Native American People: Jonathan Dunham was the son of Deacon John Dunham and Abigail Barlow. He married first Mary Delano and t...

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Joseph Merry (c.1607 - 1710)

Mr. JOSEPH MERREY WHO DIED APRIL ye 15th 1710 BEING 103 YEARS OLD [THAT] BEING VERIFIED IN [HIM PS]ALM'S 92 14 THEY [SHALL BRING FORTH FRUIT IN OLD AGE. JOSEPH MERRY. This prominent pioneer of Tisb...

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Elizabeth Merry MP (c.1628 - d.)

Elizabeth Parkhurst was christened on 18 May 1628, in Ipswich, Co. Suffolk, England at parish of St. Mary-le-Tower, b in St. Margaret parish. It is not known when she died and no stone marks her grave....

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Emanuel Hilliard MP (c.1618 - 1675)

Emanual drowned along with seven other people on a vessel that left Hampton River bound for Boston. He was probably a seaman or fisherman, and also a farmer, as he had been deeded a farm shortly before...

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Manuel Silva (c.1822 - 1878)

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Richard Arey, Jr. MP (c.1640 - 1688)

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Isaac Chase MP (1681 - 1716)

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Mary Chase MP (1658 - 1746)

'Mary Tilton 'F, b. circa 1652, d. 14 June 1746 Father William Tilton b. 28 Feb 1586, d. b 16 Apr 1653 Mother Susanna Pecton d. 28 Jan 1655 ' Mary Tilton was born circa 1652 at of Lynn, Essex...

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Jemima Butler MP (1666 - 1732)

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Lt. Isaac Chase MP (1650 - 1727)

Isaac Chase was the first of the name to settle on Martha's Vineyard. See _____________ 'Isaac Chase 'M, b. 1 April 1650, d. 19 May 1727 Father Thomas Chase b. 1615, d. 1652 Mother El...

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James Chase MP (1685 - 1728)

James Chase was born in 1688; of the Vineyard. Links

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Ruth Moses (b. - 1789)

Kofi took the name Cuffee Slocum and, in 1746, he married Ruth Moses .[4] Ruth was a Native American and a member of the Wampanoag Nation on Martha's Vinyard. Cuffee Slocum worked as a skilled carpente...

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Bartholomew Gosnold MP (c.1571 - 1607)

He is considered by the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities (APVA) to be the "prime mover of the colonization of Virginia." Gosnold also led the first recorded European expedition ...

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<private> Pease (1765 - 1847)

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Capt. Paul Cuffee MP (1759 - 1817)

Paul Cuffee (January 17, 1759 – September 9, 1817) was a Quaker businessman, Sea Captain, patriot, and abolitionist. He was of Aquinnah Wampanoag and African Ashanti descent and helped colonize ...

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Frederick Baylies, Jr. (1797 - 1884)

The Old Whaling Church was designed by Frederick Baylies, Jr. and built by whaling captains in 1843. Its stately white columns have earned it a reputation as one of the finest examples of Greek Revival...

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John Marchant (c.1679 - 1767)

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Alice Sesseton (c.1651 - d.)

The eldest son of Edward Cottle of Salisbury, named for his father, was born in that town Sept. 28, 1666, and followed his father in his various wanderings until he came to the Vineyard. He bought land...

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Joseph Daggett (c.1634 - 1691)

A wheelwright by trade. His marriage to Alice gave rise to the name "the Bow and Arrow Daggetts". There is some question as to whether his wife was Alice.

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Rev. Thomas Mayhew MP (c.1620 - 1657)

Additional information-proofs-citations added by E.C. Nickerson about this Ancestor: First Minister to the Native People in America. ::: Came to New England in 1630 in Governor Winthrop's Fleet with hi...

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Isabella / Esbell Bland (c.1579 - 1639)

Drake, Isabella b. 1585, Essex, Elmstead, England; d. Oct 12 1639, Watertown, MA Parents: William Dranke (b. bet. 1550-1557, White Notley, Essex, England, d. bef. 3 Nov 1616 Elstead, Essex, England) ...

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Rev. John Mayhew (1652 - 1688)

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Experience Mayhew MP (1672 - 1758)

Added by E. Nickerson about this Ancestor: b. 5 Feb. 1673, res. C., clergyman. The life and services of this celebrated missionary to the Indians has been set forth at length in this history (Vol. I, p...

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Adrean Norcross MP (1591 - d.)

John Bland Smith, our immigrant ancestor was born in England to Anthony and Adrian Bland.  Anthony must have died for we find Adrian married second to a James Smith which John took on the name o...

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James Smythe, of Ayrshire (deceased)

Weblinks: Notes: John Bland Smith born 1572 was the son of James Smythe born Ayshire Scotland and Adrian Norcross.Not of John Smith/Bland and Isabella Drake.James was the son of Adam Bland and ...

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John Bland alias Smith MP (c.1595 - 1668)

John Bland alias Smith Birth: "of" Colchester, Essex, , England Death: Jan 6 1668 - Nantucket, Nantucket, Massachusetts Parents: Anthony Bland, Adrian Wife: Isabella Drake, Joanna Recent ...

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Deacon Philip Taber, Sr. MP (1604 - 1669)

PHILIP TABER was born circa 1605 in Rommford, Essex, England OR Kilmington, Somerset, England, and died between 24 February 1672 and 27 April 1682. Parents: James Taber and Susan Maltwood He immigr...

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Thomas Luce MP (1679 - 1727)

He was a husbandman. He and his wife lived at West Tisbury on Martha's Vineyard. He was killed while engaged in wrecking a stranded vessel. His estate was administered in July 1727 and divided among tw...

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Malatiah Luce MP (c.1710 - 1801)

He was a husbandman. Malatiah Luce and his wife lived at Tisbury on Martha's Vineyard. In 1757 he was a Private in the Tisbury Foot Company under Capt. Gershom Cathcart.

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Eleanor Luce MP (c.1715 - 1787)

Eleanor Harley or Harlow (c1715/20-1787). Her ancestry is unknown. There are some speculations, but no evidence. She might have been an otherwise unknown daughter of Benjamin Harlow , and a grandda...

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Thomas Luce (1743 - c.1810)

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Thankful Luce (c.1734 - d.)

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Hezekiah Luce (1722 - 1809)

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Stephen Luce (1714 - 1801)

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Zephaniah Luce MP (1695 - 1779)

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Remember Luce MP (c.1644 - 1708)

Remember Litchfield (c1644-1739), wife of Henry Luce. The will of William Dennis, of Scituate, was dated 16 February, 1649, and probated 5 March, 1656. Bequests were as follows: "unto Remember Leichfei...

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Deacon Experience Luce MP (1673 - 1747)

Buried in the West Tisbury Village Cemetery Gravestone: Here Lyes Buried ye Body of Deacon EXPERIENCE LUCE Who Departed this Life Janry 2nd 1747 in ye 74th Year of His Age. For more i...

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Elizabeth Luce MP (1674 - 1770)

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Martha Manter (Lombard) (1640 - 1724)

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John Martin Manter (1640 - 1708)

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Deborah Coffin MP (1647 - 1718)

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Lt. John Tristam Coffin MP (1647 - 1711)

John Coffin was born at Haverhill, Mass. 30 Oct. 1647, the son of Tristram, and Dionis (Stevens) Coffin was the first one of this large and well-known family to take up his residence at the Vineyard. I...

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Nancy Luce, Chicken Lady (1811 - 1890)

Nancy was an only child. After the death of her parents, she was a semi-recluse and the island eccentric. She kept hens for companionship, giving them exotic names. She wrote poems about them and when ...

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Nicholas Norton MP (c.1610 - 1690)

He was a tanner. He came to America in 1635 with Rev. Joseph Hull, who brought colonists from Somerset. In 1636 and 1637 he fought in the Pequot Indian War. In 1637 he was living at Weymouth, Massachus...

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Governor Thomas Mayhew MP (1593 - 1682)

The following was obtained from a Mayhew Family Tree, published in 1855, covering all generations from 1631 to 1855: "Thomas Mayhew, Governor and Patentee of Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, and Elizabe...

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Thomas Daggett MP (1630 - 1692)

Having married into the Mayhew family, his position was assured in Mayhew government. He was Clerk of Courts and later Justice of the County Courts and held offices in the shire town.------------------...

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John Butler MP (1625 - 1658)

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Henry Luce MP (c.1640 - 1689)

Henry Luce (c1640-bef Mar 1689), a tanner. He is often called a son of Israel Luce , but no proof exists. The theory was first put forward by Charles Banks in History of Martha's Vineyard . He was the ...

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Elizabeth Greanleaf MP (1654 - 1712)

From: 7 vi. Elizabeth Gerrish, born 20 September 1654 in Newbury Massachusetts17; died 05 August 1712 in Newbury Massachusetts18. She married Lieut. Stephen Greenleaf 23 October 1676 in Newbury Mas...

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Stephen Greenleaf, Il MP (1652 - 1743)

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John (Jan) Folger, Sr. MP (c.1569 - 1660)

Jan Foulger and his future wife (Elisabeth) were both born there (in 1569 and 1571, respectively). Their son, John Folger (b.1593), and grandson Peter Folger (b.1617) were also born in Norwich and both...

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John Folger, Jr. MP (c.1590 - 1660)

In 1635 John Folger (or Foulger), his son Peter, and others including Peter’s servant, Mary Morrill, whom Peter ‘purchased’ for £20 (and who later became the 18-year old Pet...

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