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Martha Hewes (Calef)

Birthdate: (79)
Birthplace: Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Death: March 4, 1759 (79)
Wrentham, Suffolkl County, Province of Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Robert Calef 1648-1719 and Maria / Mary Calef
Wife of Solomon Hewes
Mother of George Hewes; Dr. Daniel Hewes; Benjamin Hewes; Sarah Clapp; Hannah White and 1 other
Sister of Joseph Calef; Robert Calef d. 1722; John Calef 1675-1748 NH; Jeremiah Calef; Mary Calef Stevens and 2 others

Managed by: Douglas Kastanotis
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About Martha Hewes

"Martha married, September 28, 1700, Solomon Hewes, lived in Portsmouth, N. H., and Wrentham, Mass., dying in the latter place at a great age, March 4, 1759. She was the grandmother of George R. T. Hewes, one of the party who threw the tea overboard in Boston Harbor, December 16, 1773." From The Granite Monthly: A New Hampshire Magazine Devoted to History, Volume 39, online.

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Martha Hewes's Timeline

Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
August 13, 1701
Age 21
Boston, Suffolk County, Province of Massachusetts

8-25-1742, Boston

Member of Boston Tea Party

July 4, 1710
Age 30
Portsmouth, Province of New Hampshire
December 22, 1714
Age 34
Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States
Age 40
Age 40
March 4, 1759
Age 79
Wrentham, Suffolkl County, Province of Massachusetts