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Richard Garrett

Birthplace: Tenterden, Kent, England
Death: Died in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Husband of Lydia Tilden Garrett
Father of Joseph Garrett; John Garrett; Nathaniell Garrett; Mary Garrett and Richard Garrett, III

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About Deac. Richard Garrett

Deacon Richard Garrett was the first town clerk of Scituate, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts.

Richard was either christened or baptized on February 1, 1625 at St. Mary/Virgin, Dover, Kent, England. He could not have been born then, however, since he arrived in Scituate in 1634 and became town clerk in 1636. He married Lydia Tilden in about 1647.

Their children were:

  • Joseph, b. March 10, 1648; married Susanna Buck in 1684
  • John, b. November 25, 1651; married Ruth Buck on January 17, 1676
  • Mary, b. November 5, 1655
  • Richard, b. 1659; married Persis Peirce on December 3, 1695 in Scituate

Richard died in Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony on March 3, 1662.

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Deac. Richard Garrett's Timeline

Tenterden, Kent, England
March 10, 1648
Age 37
Scituate, Plymouth, MA, United States
November 25, 1651
Age 40
Scituate, Plymouth, MA, United States
April 14, 1654
Age 43
Scituate, Plymouth, MA, United States
November 5, 1655
Age 44
Scituate, Plymouth, MA, United States
Age 48
Scituate, Plymouth Colony
March 3, 1662
Age 51
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
March 1662
Age 51