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Mary Lord (Waite)

Birthdate: (79)
Birthplace: Wethersfield, Essex, England
Death: April 21, 1683 (79)
Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, (Present USA)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Samuel Waite and Mary Waite
Wife of Robert Lord, Jr.
Mother of Thomas Lord; Robert Lord, II; Hannah Grow; Mary Chandler; Samuel Lord and 6 others
Sister of Gawaliel Waite; Capt. John Waite; Hannah Bill; Thomas Waite; Samuel Waite, Jr. and 5 others

Occupation: Homemaker
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About Mary Lord (Waite)

Name: Mary Waite Sex: F Birth: 1604 in Wethersfield, Essex, England 1 Death: 21 APR 1683 in Ipswich, Essex, MA 2 3 Note:

   Called sister of Rev. John Ward the father of Rev. Nathaniel W.;--Charlestown Genealogies and Estates
   "The tailor went often from house to house to measure and cut and sew the garments made from the homespun fabric of the good wife, and the more finished product of the professional weaver. John Annibal, Thomas Clark, Jr., John French and one woman, Mary Lord, were of this most useful guild." ---- Thomas Franklin Waters, Ipswich in the Massachusetts Bay Colony, Volume I, the Ipswich Historical Society (1905), Page 83
   Thomas Wells Lot
   "First, a lot about six rods square, on the corner where the Town Hall now stands {1905} was sold to Henry Bennett, who sold in turn to Obadiah Bridges, Sept 21, 1673 (Ipsw. Deeds 4: 112). Bridges built a house, and after his death, his widow Elizabeth sold the property to Nathaniel Rust, Sept. 2, 1680 (Ips. Deeds 4: 497). John Knowlton was in possession in 1685 (Hubbard's deed to Wilson, Ipsw. Deeds 5: 182), and he sold to Mary Lord, Taylor, a lot four rods front, "and one old house on the ground, east northeast by hie way going to Mr. Rust's" (10: 185). Thomas Lord was the owner of this small corner lot in 1758 (105: 171)."
   ---- Thomas Franklin Waters, Ipswich in the Massachusetts Bay Colony, Volume I, the Ipswich Historical Society (1905), Page 450-451

Father: Samuel Waite b: 1577 in Wethersfield, Essex, England Mother: Mary Ward b: 1582 in Essex, England

Marriage 1 Robert Sr Lord b: 1603 in Sudbury, St Gregory Parish, Suffolk, England

   Married: 11 NOV 1630 in Finchingfield, Essex, England 4 5


   Has Children Hannah Lord
   Has Children Mary Lord
   Has Children Thomas Lord b: 1633
   Has Children Robert Jr Lord b: 1634 in England
   Has Children Samuel Lord b: 1640 in Ipswich, Essex, MA
   Has Children Abigaill Lord b: 1646
   Has Children Sarah Lord b: 1647
   Has Children Susannah Lord b: ABT. 1650 in Ipswich, Essex, MA
   Has Children Nathaniel Lord b: ABT. 1653 in Ipswich, Essex, MA


   1. The Waite Family of Malden Mass by Delocraine P Corey
   Title: History of Ipswich, Essex and Hamilton
   Author: Joseph B. Felt
   Publication: Printed by Charles Folsom, Cambridge, 1834
   Media: Book
   Title: English Origins of New England Families, 1500s-1800s
   Author: Selected by Gary Boyd Roberts
   Publication: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore (1984)
   Media: Book
   Page: 600
   Title: New England Marriages Prior to 1700
   Author: Clarence Almon Torrey
   Publication: Genealogical Publishing Co, Inc 1985
   Media: Book
   Title: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register
   Publication: New England Historical and Genealogical Society
   Media: Magazine
   Page: Volume L, Page 112 (1896)
   Text: "Genealogical Gleanings in England" Waters 


Robert Lord was born in 1602 in England, married Nov. 11, 1630 in Filchingfeld, Suffolk County, England, to Mary Waite, of Wethersfield, England. They emigrated to America and settled in Ipswich, Mass. before 1635. he was a "freeman" in 1636, Clerk of the Writs, Register of Deeds and Probate from 1635 to 1683, the latter being the date of his death. He left an estate of some 785 British pounds.

Mary Waite's mother was Mary Ward, daughter of Rev. John M. Ward, a preacher at Ipswich, Suffolk County, England, and sister of the Rev. Nathaniel Ward, the eminent minister, legislator, and author of "The Simple Cobbler of Agawan," of Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts.

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Mary Lord (Waite)'s Timeline

Wethersfield, Essex, England
Age 29
Finchingfield, Essex, England, United Kingdom
May 12, 1634
Age 30
Finchingfield, Essex, England
Age 31
Ipswich, Essex Co., Massachusetts, United States
May 22, 1636
Age 32
Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts
Age 34
Age 36
Ipswich, MA, USA
Age 42
Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts
Age 44
Andover, Essex County, Massachusetts