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Mary Carter (unknown)

Also Known As: "not Mary Parkhurst"
Birthplace: probably, England
Death: Died in Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Mary Carter's father and Mary Carter's mother
Wife of Thomas Carter, of Salisbury
Mother of Mary Lancaster; Martha Carter; John Carter Sr.; Elizabeth Carter; Abigail Flanders and 2 others

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About Mary Carter

Thomas Carter, with several other Ipswich residents, including Edward French, Henry Brown, George Carr, Thomas Rowell and William Holdred, moved to Salisbury, were admitted Proprietors by the original twelve men and allotted land for their homesites in the new town. His wife's name was Mary.

Mary's maiden name was NOT Parkhurst. Little is known of his wife Mary. It is doubtful her surname will ever be learned. Nor do we now know when or where they were married.

Their children, all born at Salisbury, were:

  • 1. Mary, born 6 Oct 1642. Married Joseph Lancaster, she died after 1676.
  • 2. Thomas, born 1643, and died 14 Aug. 1669.
  • 3. Martha, born Feb. 1645, and died young.
  • 4. Martha, born March 1647, mentioned in her father's will in 1676.
  • 5. Elizabeth, born Apr. 1649. Married and living in 1676, probably dead by 1718, but left several children.
  • 6. John, born 18 May 1650. Married Martha Brown, daughter of William Brown(e).
  • 7. Abigail, born Feb. 1652-53. Married 28 Dec 1670 Stephen Fanders, living in 1718.
  • 8. Samuel, born 25 Oct 1656. Married Apr 1703 Sarah --, widow of Ephraim Brown., died 25 Oct 1718.
  • 9. Sarah, marr. John Davis of Newbury. Was living in 1718.


Did not continue pedigree...too many inconsistencies with possible parents found between different sources.

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Mary Carter's Timeline

October 6, 1641
Age 18
Salisbury, Essex, MA
February 1645
Age 22
Salisbury, Essex, MA
October 2, 1649
Age 26
Salisbury, Essex, MA
May 18, 1650
Age 27
Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts
January 1653
Age 30
Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts
October 25, 1656
Age 33
Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts
Age 35
Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts
September 5, 1684
Age 61
Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts