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Dorcas Lyman (Plum)

Also Known As: "Plumb"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Branford, New Haven Colony
Death: Died in Northampton, Hampshire County, Province of Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Plumb, Sr. and Dorothy Plumb
Wife of Chaunse and John Lyman
Mother of Ann Lyman; Sarah Wright; Lieut. John Lyman, II; Moses Lyman; Dorothy Brockett and 7 others
Sister of Robert Plumb, Sr.; John Plumb; William Plumb; Ann Plumb; Samuel Plumb and 5 others

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Immediate Family

About Dorcas Lyman

  • Dorcas Plumb Lyman
  • Birth: Jan. 12, 1635 Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
  • Death: Apr. 21, 1725 Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Wife of Lieut. John Lymon.
  • Parents: John Plumb & Dorothy Wood
  • Please note that the Massachusetts Vital Records indicate that she died on 20th, not 21st, of April 1725 in Northampton, MA.
  • Additional information provided by Find A Grave member #: 48223270
  • "Regarding the parents of Dorcas Lyman (nee Plumb): recent evidence published in 2007 by the New England Historical society states Dorcas' mother was Dorothy Chaplin, not Dorothy Wood. Dorothy Chaplin married John Plumb in Hitcham, Suffolk, England in 1616. Their children were all christened in England, except for Dorcas."
  • Family links:
  • Spouse:
  • John Lyman (1623 - 1690)*
  • Children:
    • Sarah Lyman Wright (1658 - 1733)*
    • John Lyman (1660 - 1740)*
    • Moses Lyman (1662 - 1701)*
    • Mary Lyman Hall (1668 - 1740)*
    • Joseph Liman (1670 - 1691)*
    • Benjamin Lyman (1674 - 1723)*
  • Inscription:
  • Dorcas Ye
  • Wife of Lieut
  • John Lymon
  • Dyed on Apr Ye
  • XXI 1725 in the 90th
  • Year of her age.
  • Burial: Bridge Street Cemetery, Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Find A Grave Memorial# 14432960
  • From: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=14432960

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  • Dorcas Plumb
  • F, #55330, b. circa 1630, d. 21 April 1725
  • Father John Plumb b. 28 Jul 1594, d. 1 Jul 1648
  • Mother Dorothy Wood b. c 1596, d. a 1669
  • Dorcas Plumb was born circa 1630 at of Wethersfield, Hartford, CT. She married John Lyman, son of Richard Lyman and Sarah Osborne, on 12 January 1655 at Branford, New Haven, CT. Dorcas Plumb died on 21 April 1725 at Northampton, Hampshire, MA.
  • Family John Lyman b. 16 Sep 1623, d. 20 Nov 1690
  • Child
    • John Lyman b. 1 Aug 1660, d. 8 Nov 1740
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p1841.htm#i55330

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  • Plumb, Dorcas
  • b. 12 JAN 1633/4 Branford, New Haven, CT.
  • d. 21 APR 1725 Northampton, Hampshire, Mass.
  • Parents:
  • Father: Plumb, John
  • Mother: Wood, Dorothy
  • Family:
  • Marriage: 12 JAN 1653/4 Branford, New Haven, CT.
  • Spouse: Lyman, John [aka: Lieut. John /Lyman/]
  • b. 16 SEP 1623 High Ongar, Essex, England
  • d. 20 AUG 1690 Northampton, Hampshire, Mass.
  • Parents:
  • Father: Lyman, Richard
  • Mother: Osborne, Sarah
  • Children:
    • LYMAN, Elizabeth b. 6 NOV 1655 Branford, New Haven, CT. d. 6 JUL 1689
    • LYMAN, Sarah
    • LYMAN, John
    • Lyman, Moses
    • LYMAN, Dorothy
    • LYMAN, Mary
    • LYMAN, Experience b. 4 JAN 1667/8
    • LYMAN, Joseph b. 17 FEB 1669/70
    • LYMAN, Benjamin
    • LYMAN, Caleb b. 2 SEP 1678 d. 17 NOV 1742
  • From: http://www.genealogyofnewengland.com/f_1b8.htm#70

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Alternate Birth Location: Blockley, , Worcestershire, England

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John Lyman and Dorcas Plumb had the following children:

- Elizabeth (born on 6 Nov 1655).
- Sarah (born on 11 Apr 1658).  
- John (born on 1 Aug 1660).  
- Moses (born on 20 Feb 1662/63).  
- Dorothy (born on 8 Jun 1665).  
- Mary (born on 2 Jan 1667/68)  
- Experience was born on 8 Jan 1669/70 in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts. She died on 16 Mar 1669/70 in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts. She was buried on 16 Mar 1669/70 in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts. Died in infancy  
- Joseph was born on 17 Feb 1670/71 in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts. He died on 18 Feb 1692 in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts. He was buried in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts.  
- Benjamin (born on 10 Aug 1674).  
- Esquire Caleb was born on 17 Sep 1678 in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts. He died on 17 Nov 1742 in Weston, Middlesex, Massachusetts. died childless and his lineage became extinct at his decease.

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Families of Ancient New Haven by Donald Lines Jacobus, pg. 694

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Name Events Relationship Dorcas PLUMB

Torrey's New England Marriages to 1700

Vital Records (incl. Bible, Cemetery, Church and SSDI) MARRIAGE: 1654.

LOCATION: Branford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States VOLUME: Volume 2 PAGE: 980 LYMAN, John (1623-1690) & Dorcas PLUMB (1623-1725); 12 Jan 1654, 1654/5; Branford, CT/Northampton {Stevens-Miller 386, 398, 399; Warner-Harrington 426; McIntire Anc. 344; Hale (1952) 682; Ackley-Bosworth 149; Bridges Anc. 54, 64; Deerfield 2:234; Reg. 89:

SPOUSE: John

Dorcas PLUM

Connecticut Vital Records to 1870 (The Barbour Collection)

Vital Records (incl. Bible, Cemetery, Church and SSDI) MARRIAGE: 1654.

LOCATION: Branford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States VOLUME: Branford PAGE: 142 Dorcas, d. John, m. John Liman, of Har[t]foord, Jan. 12, [16]54

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Dorcas Lyman's Timeline

1635
April 21, 1635
Branford, New Haven Colony
1655
November 6, 1655
Age 20
Branford, New Haven, Connecticut
1658
November 11, 1658
Age 23
Northampton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1660
August 1, 1660
Age 25
Northampton, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1662
February 20, 1662
Age 26
Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts
1662
Age 26
Long Island City, Queens, New York
1665
June 8, 1665
Age 30
Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA
1668
1668
Age 32
Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1670
January 8, 1670
Age 34
Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts