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Margaret Brett (Ford?)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: of Kent, Sussex, , England
Death: Died in Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
Place of Burial: West Bridgewater,Plymouth,Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William Ford, of Marshfield and Alice Ford
Wife of "Elder" William Brett, of Bridgewater
Mother of William Brett; Elihu Brett; Alice Hayward; Lydia "Hannah" Cary; Nathaniel Brett, Sr. and 3 others

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About Margaret Brett

Margaret was born about 1624 in England and died after 1682 in Bridgwater, Plymouth Colony, when she executed her husband's will. She was perhaps the daughter of William Ford and Alice? Booth? (see notes, below).

She married William Brett b: ABT 1618 in Of Hastings, Sussex, England ABT 1647 in Bridgewater, Plymouth, MA 6 1 1.

Their children were:

  1. William Brett b: ABT 1648 in Bridgewater, Plymouth, MA. Married Elizabeth Cary.
  2. Elihu Brett b: ABT 1650 in Bridgewater, Plymouth, MA. Married Ann Turner.
  3. Alice Brett b: ABT 1652 in Bridgewater, Plymouth, MA. Married Joseph Hayward.
  4. Lydia Brett b: ABT 1653 in Bridgewater, Plymouth, MA. Married Francis Cary.
  5. Hannah Brett b: ABT 1658 in Bridgewater, Plymouth, MA. Married John Turner.
  6. Nathanael Brett b: ABT 1661 in Bridgewater, Plymouth, MA. Married Sarah Hayward.
  7. Margaret Brett b: ABT 1663 in Of Bridgewater, Plymouth, MA

notes

I wouldn't take this very seriously:

From http://worldconnect.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=hhadaway&id=I4222

"The Brett Family" by L. B. Goodenow, on page 36, says "William Brett's wife was probably daughter of William and Alice (Booth) Ford, who were married in England, 1601. Alice was daughter of William and Elizabeth

(Warburton, daughter of Sir John Warburton) Booth, being their sixth ch ..."

Contemporary accounts have the wife of William Brett as Margaret, family name unknown.

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Margaret Brett's Timeline

1624
1624
of Kent, Sussex, , England
1648
1648
Age 24
Probably Bridgewater, Plymouth Colony
1650
1650
Age 26
Of Bridgewater,Plymouth,Massachusetts
1652
1652
Age 28
Bridgewater, (Present Plymouth County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts, (Present USA)
1653
1653
Age 29
Probably Bridgewater, (Present Plymouth County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)
1659
1659
Age 35
Of Bridgewater,Plymouth,Massachusetts
1663
1663
Age 39
Of Bridgewater,Plymouth,Massachusetts
1667
1667
Age 43
Bridgewater, Plymouth Colony
1682
March 1682
Age 58
Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
1959
October 3, 1959
Age 58