Mary Heath (Perry), of Sawbridge

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Mary Heath (Perry)

Birthdate: (57)
Birthplace: Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, , England
Death: December 15, 1659 (57)
Roxbury, Suffolk, MA
Place of Burial: Great Amwell,Ware End,England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Perry, of Sawbridge and Annes Perry
Wife of William Heath, Jr
Mother of unknown Heath; Peleg Heath; Mary Spear and Hannah Jones

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Immediate Family

About Mary Heath (Perry), of Sawbridge

She was the second wife of William Heath. They married 29 Jan 1622/23 in Gilston, Hertfordshire.

Mary Perry of Sawbridgeworth; she accompanied her husband to Roxbury in 1632, and was admitted to Roxbury church with him; she was buried at Roxbury 15 December 1659 ("Our aged Sister Heath the widow of Wil. Heath was buried."

William’s first wife Mary Cramphorne was bapt. 12 Jan 1591/92 in Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, England. Her parents were Thomas Crampthorne and Mary Lyndesell. Mary was buried at Great Amwell 24 November 1621, as“the wife of William Heath of Ware End.”

William’s second wife Mary Perry was born in Sawbridgeworth. Mary died 15 Dec 1659 in Roxbury, Suffolk, Mass.

William is said to have come from Nazeing, Essex, England but his parents resided in Ware, Herfordshire, England.

William and his second wife immigrated in 1632 from Little Amwell, Hertfordshire, bound for Roxbury on the Lyon bringing 5 children, Mary, Isaac, Mary, Peleg, Hannah. The Lyon #4: Sailed from London June 22, 1632, arriving in Boston September 14/16, 1632. The master, William Pierce, brought 123 passengers whereof fifty children, all in health. They had been twelve weeks aboard and eight weeks from Land’s End.

Children of William and Mary Perry

  1. Stillborn daughter, bur. Ware 27 Nov 1623.
  2. Peleg Heath, bapt. Nazeing 30 Jan 1624/25; m. by 1652 Susanna [__?__] (In her 14 June 1652 will, widow Dorothy King bequeathed to “my daughter Susanna Heath one little flockbed” ; Dorothy King was three times a widow and Susanna was daughter of her first husband, who may have been a Barker [Weymouth Hist 3:22, 312, 349-50].)
  3. Heath bapt. Nazeing 2 Sep 1627; m. by 1644 George Spear (called “Mary Spere” in her father’s will; child bp. 21 April 1644
  4. Hannah Heath bapt. Nazeing 5 Nov 1629; m. by 1658 as his first wife Isaac Jones (daughter Hannah b. Dorchester 20 Nov 1658 and bp. there 21 Nov 1658 ; Elizabeth (Miller) Heath, widow of Isaac Heath, uncle of this Hannah Heath, made a bequest on 1 Jan 1664/65 of 15s. to “Isaack Jones his daughter that he had by Hannah Heath” , leading to the conclusion that the Hannah Jones who died at Dorchester on 28 Nove 1658 was the wife of Isaac and not the daughter .

See: Miner Descent for more background.

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Mary Heath (Perry), of Sawbridge's Timeline

June 27, 1602
Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, , England
Age 18
Great Amwell,Ware End,England
November 27, 1623
Age 21
Ware, Hertfordshire, England
January 30, 1624
Age 21
Nazeing, Essex, England, United Kingdom
September 2, 1627
Age 25
Nazeing, Co Essex, England
November 3, 1629
Age 27
Nazeing, Essex, England
December 15, 1659
Age 57
Roxbury, Suffolk, MA
December 14, 1996
Age 57
December 14, 1996
Age 57