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Sarah Meeker (Preston)

Birthplace: Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England
Death: 1666 (39-40)
Elizabethtown Tract, Province of East Jersey, Colonial America
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William Preston, Sr. and Elizabeth Preston (Sale)
Wife of William Meeker
Mother of William Meeker; William Meeker; Capt. Joseph Meeker; Benjamin Meeker; Nathaniel Meeker and 5 others
Sister of William Preston; John Preston; Edward Preston; Daniel Preston, I; Elizabeth Alsop and 4 others
Half sister of Edward Ellis; Jehiel Preston; Hannah Curtis; Deacon Eliasaph Preston; Joseph Preston and 3 others

Managed by: Gene Daniell
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About Sarah Meeker

Sarah Preston. Born ca 1626 in Chesham, Buckinghamshire. Sarah was baptized in Chesham, Buckinghamshire, on 18 Jul 1626. She was the daughter of William Preston and his first wife, Elizabeth Sale Preston, who died when she was a little girl. She was raised by her step-mother, Mary Seabrook Preston. Sarah sailed to America in September 1635 with her family on the Truelove. Sarah married William Meeker. William and Sarah moved to Newark, NJ.

Immigrated to British colonial America with her father William Preston who brought his family from England aboard the Truelove in 1635. They lived first in Dorchester, Massachusetts Bay Colony, then moved to New Haven Colony in 1640.

Baptized June 18, 1626, Chesham county Bucks, England.

Mentioned in a medical diary in New Haven in 1658 as "Goody Meeker," daughter of Widow Preston.

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Sarah Meeker's Timeline

July 18, 1626
Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England
July 23, 1626
Chesham, Bucks, England
Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States
New Haven, New Haven Colony
March 17, 1650
New Haven, New Haven Colony
New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, United States
February 7, 1653