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Lydia Martin (Marsh)

Birthplace: Braintree, Essex, England
Death: 1658 (37-38)
Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Marsh, II, of Braintree and Grace Marsh
Wife of William Martin
Mother of Mary Martin; Lydia Martin; William Martin; Sarah Conner; Elizabeth Martin and 2 others
Sister of John Marsh, of Salem; Hannah Marsh; Sarah Sharp; Grace Tyres; Joseph Marsh and 4 others

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About Lydia Martin

Parents unknown. Husband -- Martin, given name unknown. Died young and left a daughter, Grace Martin, who was raised by Lydia's brother, John Marsh of Hartford.

Needs to be verified. Contradicts what the sources say. 5491. Lydia Marsh, born Abt. 1626 in Braintree, Essex, England; died Abt. 1658. She was the daughter of 10982. John Marsh and 10983. Grace Baldwin.

Notes for William Martin:

References: Marsh Genealogy, by Dwight Whtiney Marsh, 1895.

1. 1657, 29 Jan: Grace Martin of Braintree, Essex, England, wrote her will, leaving to William Martin and his wife Lidia, her daughter, 7 pounds yearly during her life.

More About William Martin:

Burial: March 26, 1672, America

 Notes for Lydia Marsh:

1. "Marsh Genealogy", David Whitney Marsh.

2. Birth, d/o John Marsh/Grace Baldwin, Braintree, Essex, England. marriage to William Martin: named as the wife of William Martin in her mother's will dated 29 Jan. 1657. Death: Her brother Joseph did not name her in his will date 22 May, 1676, but leaves to her children.

3. 1627, 15 April, John Marsh of Braintree, Essex, leaves in his will to his daughter Lydia 100 pounds to be paid when she becomes age 19.

4. 1657, 29 Jan: Grace Marsh, widow of Braintree, Essex, leaves to her daughter Lidia, the wife of William Marin, 7 pounds yearly for life, and after that to so many of her children as may be living at the "time of my decease" 3 score pounds at their ages.


Children of William Martin and Lydia Marsh are:

 2745 i.   Grace Martin, born 1656 in Braintree, Essex, England; died August 2, 1727 in Northampton, Hampshire, MA; married Deacon Nathaniel Phelps August 27, 1676 in Northhanpton, Massachusetts. 
  ii.   Mary Martin, born 1646. 
  iii.   Lydia Martin, born 1648. 
  iv.   William Martin, born 1650. 
  v.   Sarah Martin, born 1652. 
  vi.   Elizabeth Martin, born 1654. 
  vii.   Anna Martin, born 1658. 

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Lydia Martin's Timeline

Braintree, Essex, England
May 1634
Age 14
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
Age 26
Braintree, Essex, England
Age 28
Braintree, Essex, England
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Braintree, Essex, England
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Braintree, Essex, England
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Braintree, Essex, England
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Braintree, Essex, England