Mary Churchill

Female 1654 - Aft 1725  (71 years)


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  • Name Mary Churchill 
    Born 1 Aug 1654  Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 5, 6, 7
    History birth to death  Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • On 30 October 1672, "Mary Churchill coniplaineth that Thomas Doten is departed the gourinent, and it is doubtful whether hee will returne againe and hauing left her in a poor deplored condition and hath sued out an attachment on such goods and chatties and all dues and rights appertaining to the said Doten to be for her support." The jury, finding in her favor, she thereupon attached "Item. Thomas Dotens third of a boate in ptenorship with Lift. Morton and Thomas Howes: his third likewise of a psell of netts in the same ptenorship. with his third of the roads ankers and sailes apjiertainiug to the said boats: as alsoe a gun in the costody of Ephraim Morton: a rapier at George Mortons: forty shillings for the hier of the boate due from Richard Willis, and a psell of boards in the costody of dluers psons." [7, 8]
    • On 5 June 1672, she was fined £6. [7]
    • On 30 October 1672, Mary sued Thomas for having begotten her with child and she was awarded all of his property. [7]
    Died After 21 Oct 1725  Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Siblings 5 siblings 
    Person ID I2405  | Boudreau Line
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2020 

    Father John Churchill 
    Mother Hannah Pontus,   d. 22 Dec 1690, Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 18 Dec 1644 
    Family ID F1871  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Thomas Doty,   b. 1641, Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1678-5 Dec 1678, Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)  [2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Married 30 Oct 1672-Mar 1674/75  Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5, 6, 10
    Notes 
    • The question of whether Thomas Doty had one wife or two, has been a matter of conjecture for many years. An examination of all the many court documents proves that Thomas Doty had only one wife, Mary Churchill. [2]
    Children 
     1. Martha Doty,   b. Apr 1672-May 1672, Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
     2. Hannah Doty,   b. 16 Dec 1675, Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1754  (Age 78 years)
     3. Thomas Doty,   b. 22 Jul 1679, Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F1865  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Henry Churchill  [2, 3, 7, 8, 9
    Married
    • They had no issue. [8]
    Notes 
    • Doty (1897) Incorrectly gives the date as “8 December
      1687/8, [7, 8]
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F8343  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 2ed Marriage: MacKenzie has her marrying Jonathan Delano on 12 January 1699. [9]

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Aug 1654 - Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory - birth to death - Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Oct 1672-Mar 1674/75 - Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - After 21 Oct 1725 - Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2002] ------------- Secondary Sources -------------.

    2. [S1824] Merrick, Barbara Lambert. Doty and Churchill of Plymouth Colony: The Two Claimed Wives of Thomas Doty, (New Haven, Connecticut: The American Genealogist, Volume 71, 1996).

    3. [S91] Torrey, Clarence Almon. New England Marriage Prior to 1700, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1985), Secondary Source.

    4. [S2000] ------------- Sources Below not Reviewed -------------.

    5. [S793] Norris, D. W. and H.A. Feldman. The Wells Family , (Milwaukee: Cramer-Krasselt Company, 1942), Secondary Source.

    6. [S1239] Pratt, Melvyn. Report to Eddy Family Reunion 1999, (Polo Alto, California: manuscript, 1999).

    7. [S1756] Roser, Susan E. Mayflower Increasings 2ed Edition, (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1989), Secondary Source.

    8. [S1818] Doty, Ethan Allen. Doty-Doten Family in America: Descendants of Edward Doty, an Emigrant by the Mayflower, 1620, (Brooklyn, New York: Ethan Allen Doty, 1897).

    9. [S1821] MacKenzie, George Norbury. Colonial Families of the United States of America Volume 4, (New York: George Norbury MacKenzie, 1914).

    10. [S934] Landis, John T. Mayflower Descendants and their Marriages for Two Generations after the Landing, (Washington, DC: Bureau of Military and Civic Achievement, 1922), Secondary Source.

    11. [S90] Anderson, Robert Charles. The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, volume I (A-F), (Boston: New England Historic Genealogy Society, 1995), Secondary Source.



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