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John Mulford

Birthdate: (59)
Birthplace: Eastham, Cape Cod, Plymouth Colony
Death: April 20, 1730 (59)
Eastham, Barnstable County, Province of Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Mulford and Elizabeth Mulford
Husband of Mercy Mulford and Jemima Mulford
Father of Jemima Mulford; John Mulford and Mercy Higgins
Brother of "Elder" Thomas Mulford; Elizabeth Rich and Anne Rich (Mulford)
Half brother of Patience Mulford

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About John Mulford


From his Thomas Rogers Society page:

John Mulford [1]

  • M,
  • b. July 1670,
  • d. 20 April 1730

John Mulford was born in July 1670 at Eastham. He was the son of Thomas Mulford and Elizabeth Barnes.

John Mulford married Jemima Higgins, daughter of Jonathan Higgins and Elizabeth Rogers, on 1 November 1699.

John Mulford died on 20 April 1730 at Eastham at age 59.

He married 2nd at Eastham on 25 Dec 1723 to Mercy HARRIS by whom he had

  • 1. Jemima,
  • 2. Mercy and
  • 3. John.


  • 1. [S1] Ann T. [Revised by], (Originally compiled by Alice W. A. Westgate) Reeves, Mayflower Families Through Five Generations: Descendants of the Pilgrims who landed at Plymouth, Mass. December 1620: Family of Thomas Rogers (Plymouth, MA: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2000), p. 24. Hereinafter cited as Rogers-Silver.

'John Mulford (1670 - 1730)

John Mulford

Born Jul 1670 in Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts

Son of Thomas Mulford and [mother unknown]

Brother of Thomas Mulford, Patience Mulford and Anna Mulford

Husband of Jemima (Higgins) Mulford —

married 1 Nov 1699 in Hingham, Barnstable, MA

Husband of Mercy (Harris) Bee —

married 25 Dec 1723 in Eastham, Barnstable, Province of Massachusetts Bay

Father of Jemima Mulford, Mercy Mulford and John Mulford

Died 20 Apr 1730 in Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts[uncertain]

Profile managers: Darlene Kerr [send private message]

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Mulford-30 created 7 Feb 2011 | Last modified 25 Nov 2016



John Mulford was born in July 1670 in Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts to Thomas Mulford (1640-1706).

MOTHER: There are 2 different mothers given for him depending on the record.

The New England Historical & Genealogical Register, 1847-2011,

Volume 159, page 351 says that John Mulford married Mercy Harris,

daughter of Isaac Harris, on 25 December 1723 in Eastham, MA.

Parents of John were Thomas Mulford and Elizabeth Barnes.

Then others give Hannah Williams.

Not sure which is correct. NEHGS is a pretty substantial source to consider. [1]


He married Jemima Higgins (1667-1723) on 1 November 1699 in Orleans, Barnstable, Massachusetts.

Death and Burial

John died on 20 April 1730 in Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts.

Buried at Cove Burying Ground, Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts.

Find A Grave Memorial # 49940660


Roser, Susan E. Mayflower Births and Deaths: From the Files of George Ernest Bowman at the Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants. Volumes 1 & 2. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc., 1992., Vol 1, p.214.[2] Roser, S.E. Mayflower Families Vol. 15 p. 80 Find A Grave. Torry, Clarence A. New England Marriages Prior to 1700. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2004. Marriage of John Mulford and Jemima Higgins. Massachusetts Town and Vital Records in Orleans records for marriage of John Mulford and Jemima Higgins on 1 Nov. 1699. Handwritten town record on p.345. Footnotes

↑ Added by Darlene Scott Kerr on 22 June 2016. If someone solves this problem, please give a better source than NEHGS and get rid of this reference. ↑ Roser, SE, p.214: John Mulford, (son of Tho. & Hannah), b. July 1670, Eastham; d. 20 Apr. 1730, Old cem. Eastham (his of Jemima Higgins, no children listed). Also: Under Children of Jonathan Higgins & 1st Elizabeth Rogers is Jemima Higgins, b. c1666 (twin?), d. 8 May 1723, 56th yr, Old den., Eastham.

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John Mulford's Timeline

July 1670
Eastham, Cape Cod, Plymouth Colony
November 1, 1699
Age 29
December 6, 1724
Age 54
Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA
Age 54
Age 57
Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA
April 20, 1730
Age 59
Eastham, Barnstable County, Province of Massachusetts