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Desire Standish (Doty)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Plymouth, Plymouth Colony
Death: Died in Marshfield, Plymouth County, Province of Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Edward Doty, "Mayflower" Passenger and Faith Phillips
Wife of Alexander Standish; William Sherman and Israel Holmes
Mother of Thomas Standish, Sr; Hannah Ring (Sherman); Elizabeth Sherman; William Sherman, III; Patience Wormell (Sherman) and 6 others
Sister of Edward Doty, II; John Doty; Thomas Doty; Capt. Samuel Doty, of Piscataway; Elizabeth Carver and 3 others
Half sister of Mary Hatch

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About Desire Standish

Desire2 Doty,

  • was born about 1646 in Plymouth, MA.
  • She married William Sherman 25 December 1667, and had 2 sons and 4 daughters.
  • Desire then married Israel Holmes and had 2 sons.
  • She married Alexander Standish about 1686, and had 2 sons and 1 daughter.
  • Desire died 22 January 1731.

Currently, 1,537 people are listed in our Desire database.

http://www.edward-doty.org/lineage-summary/Desire/Desire2.htm

(Ben M. Angel notes: link is out of date. Similar pages on the Edward Doty Society site require a password.)

Desire Doty's lineage by William Sherman is also a part of this tree


This is the same Desire Doty that appears in another place in William Bowen's tree.


From Second Generation Descendants of Edward Planter Doty on Lutherans Online:

http://www.lutheransonline.com/servlet/lo_ProcServ/dbpage=page&gid=00021000001065713692830665&pg=00021000001065713692952289&fid=00021000001066008899929054

Desire DOTY (~) was born in 1645/46 in Plymouth, Plymouth County, MA.[4],[12]

From MayflowerFamilies.com:

"Desire Doty, the daughter of Edward Doty of the Mayflower,

  • died 22 January, 1731, aged 86 years, according to her gravestone in the old cemetery at Marshfield.
  • She had had three husbands and survived the last one nearly 30 years.
  • By her first husband, William Sherman, she had six children: Hannah, Elizabeth, William, Patience, Experience and Ebenezer.
  • By the second husband, Israel Holmes, she had two children: Israel and John.
  • By the third husband, Alexander Standish (son of Captain Myles Standish), there were three children: Desire, Thomas and Ichabod.
  • The births of these eleven children were all recorded at Marshfield. [Ante, 6: 21 and 7: 134.]
  • The daughter Elizabeth Sherman died unmarried; Hannah Sherman married William Ring; Patience Sherman married Josiah Wormall and died before her mother; Experience Sherman married her step-brother, Myles Standish; and the youngest daughter, Desire Standish, married Nathan Weston."

She died on 22 Jan 1731 in Marshfield, Plymouth County, MA.[4],[13],[14]

  • (She may have died in 1723.)
  • She was buried in Marshfield, Plymouth County, MA.[13]

Desire DOTY (~) and William SHERMAN Jr. were married on 25 Dec 1667.[11],[13]

William SHERMAN Jr. (son of William SHERMAN Sr. and Prudence HILL)

  • was born in 1644 in Marshfield, Plymouth County, MA.[13]
  • He died in 1679.[13]
  • Desire DOTY (~) and William SHERMAN Jr. had the following children:
    • 1. +33 i. Experience SHERMAN.
    • 2. +34 ii. William SHERMAN III.
    • 3. +35 iii. Hannah SHERMAN.
    • 4. +36 iv. Ebenezer SHERMAN.
    • 5. +37 v. Patience SHERMAN.
    • 6. 38 vi. Elizabeth SHERMAN.

Desire DOTY (~) and Israel HOLMES were married on 24 Nov 1681 in Marshfield, Plymouth County, MA.[13]

  • Israel HOLMES died on 24 Feb 1684/85 in Plymouth, Plymouth County, MA.[13]

Desire DOTY (~) and Alexander STANDISH Sr. (~) were married about 1678.[13]

  • Alexander STANDISH Sr. (~) (son of Captain Myles "Miles" STANDISH Sr. (~) and Barbara MULLINS) was born on 22 May 1627 in Plymouth Colony, Plymouth County, MA.[14],[15]
  • He died on 6 Jul 1702 in Duxbury, Plymouth County, MA.[13]
  • Desire DOTY (~) and Alexander STANDISH Sr. (~) had the following children:
    • 1. 39 i. David STANDISH was born in 1679 in Duxbury, Plymouth County, MA.[15] He died in 1689.[15]
    • 2. 40 ii. Thomas STANDISH was born in 1687.[14]
    • 3. +41 iii. Desire STANDISH (~).
    • 4. 42 iv. Ichabod STANDISH.

References:

4. Family Search (LDS) Family Group Record, Downloaded by Gary Griggs, 10/26/2003.

11. Ruth Wilder Sherman and Robert Moody Sherman, Mayflower Families Through Five Generations, Volume 13, Family of William White. Descendants of the Pilgrims Who Landed at Plymouth, Mass., December 1620 (General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1977), Information excerpted by Gary Griggs, 4/19/2003.

12. MayflowerHistory.com Internet Website , Downloaded by Gary Griggs, 102/8/2003.

13. Genealogies of Mayflower Families, 1500's-1800's, "Children and Grandchildren of Capt. Myles Standish," page 446.

14. Ibid., "A-F, Alden Genealogy," page 29.

15. Family Search (LDS) Family Group Record, Downloaded by Gary Griggs, 10/28/2003.


From the Find A Grave page on Desire Sherman Holmes Doty Standish:

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Doty&GSfn=Desire&GSiman=1&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSob=n&GRid=49754989&df=all&

Birth: 1645 - Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA

Death: Jan. 22, 1731 - Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA

Mother

  • Faith Clarke

Children

  • 1. Desire 1689-1766 #44025423
  • 2. Thomas 1690-1774
  • 3. Ichaabod 1693-1772

Family links:

Parents:

  • Edward Doty (1598 - 1655)
  • Faith Clarke Doty Phillips (1619 - 1675)

Spouse:

  • Alexander Standish (1625 - 1702)

Burial: Cedar Grove Cemetery, Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA


Created by: Ken Saccocia

  • Record added: Mar 15, 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial# 49754989

Grave photo taken from this page.


Misc. Notes Desire DOTY was born in Plymouth, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts 1645.

She married three times. She married William SHERMAN December 25, 1667 in Marshfield, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts. William was born circa 1644 in Marshfield, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts. William died 1679 at 35 years of age. She married Israel HOLMES November 24, 1681 in Marshfield, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts. Israel was born circa 1642 in Marshfield, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts. Israel died February 24, 1684/5 in Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts at 42 years of age.(15) She married Alexander STANDISH 1686 in Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts. Alexander died 1702 in Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.

Desire DOTY and Alexander STANDISH had the following children:

49 i. Ichabod3 STANDISH was born in Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.

50 ii. Thomas STANDISH was born in Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts 1687.

51 iii. Desire STANDISH was born in Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts 1689.

Desire DOTY and William SHERMAN had the following children:

52 iv. Hannah SHERMAN was born in Marshfield, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts February 21, 1668/9.

53 v. Elizabeth SHERMAN was born in Marshfield, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts March 11, 1669/0. Elizabeth died 1695 at 25 years of age.

54 vi. William SHERMAN was born in Marshfield, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts April 19, 1672.

55 vii. Patience SHERMAN was born in Marshfield, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts August 3, 1674.

56 viii. Experience SHERMAN was born in Marshfield, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts September 1676. Experience died 1744 in Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts at 67 years of age.

57 ix. Ebenezer SHERMAN was born in Marshfield, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts April 21, 1680. Ebenezer died 1759 in Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts at 79 years of age.

Desire DOTY and Israel HOLMES had the following children:

58 x. Israel HOLMES was born in Marshfield, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts February 4, 1682/3.

59 xi. John HOLMES was born in Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts January 15, 1684/5.


Note: Cedar Grove Cemetery is known as the Old Burial Grounds @ The congregational Church in Marshfield.

Had 3 marriages. Died at age 86 years old. Headstone has her 3rd. husbands last name on headstone.

Desire is the daughter of Edward Doty and Faith Clarke,both from Suffolkshire,England.

Desire married three times:

1st.William Sherman on 25 Dec 1667,son of William Sherman and Prudence Hill.They are the parents of six children before he died in 1679.

Hannah Sherman-Ford-21 Feb 1667 Elizabeth Sherman-11 Mar 1670 William Sherman-19 Apr 1672 Patience Sherman-Wormall-3 Aug 1674 Experience Sherman-Standish-24 Sep 1678 Ebenezer Sherman-21 Apr 1680

2nd.Israel Holmes,married on 24 Nov 1681.He is the son of William Holmes and Elizabeth Madden.He died on 24 Feb 1684.They are the parents of two children:

Israel Holmes-4 Feb 1682 John Holmes-15 Jun 1684

3rd.Alexander Standish in 1686 in Plymouth,Plymouth,MA.Born on 22 May 1627 to Myles Standish and Barbara Mullins.They are parents of three children:

Children Desire Standish-5 May 1689-1766 #44025423 Thomas Standish-29 Jan 1690-1774 Ichabod Standish-10 Jun 1693-1772

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Desire Standish's Timeline

1645
April 19, 1645
Plymouth, Plymouth Colony
1668
February 21, 1668
Age 22
Marshfield, (Present Plymouth County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts), (Present USA)
1670
March 11, 1670
Age 24
Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
1672
April 19, 1672
Age 27
Marshfield, (Present Plymouth County, Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts), (Present USA)
1674
August 3, 1674
Age 29
Marshfield, Plymouth, MA, United States
1678
September 22, 1678
Age 33
Marshfield, (Present Plymouth County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)
1680
April 21, 1680
Age 35
Marshfield, Plymouth Colony