Mary Platts

Female - Aft 1678


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  • Name Mary Platts 
    Born Wygan, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Immigration Abt 1638  Barbadoes Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Immigration 1640  [4, 5
    They arrived in Boston fro the Barbadoes, and settled in Watertown.  
    History 1676 to 1679  Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • She moved to Concord after Lancaster's destruction.
    • In 1678, she deposed giving her age as 66 years. [2]
    Died After 1678  Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I489  | Roy Line, Boudreau Line
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2019 

    Father Abraham Gawkroger Platts 
    Family ID F502  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Prescott,   c. 1604/05, Shevington, Standish Parish, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1681, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years)  [2
    Married 21 Jan 1628/29  Wygan, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Notes 
    • Weis (1682) says they were married at Sowerby Parish on 15 March 1607. [2]
    Children 
    +1. Mary Prescott,   c. 24 Feb 1629/30, Sowerby, Halifax Parish, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1716, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 86 years)
     2. baby boy Prescott,   b. 7 Mar 1631, Sowerby, Halifax Parish, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1631, Sowerby, Halifax Parish, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Martha Prescott,   c. 11 Mar 1632, Sowerby, Halifax Parish, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1655/56, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 23 years)
     4. baby boy Prescott,   b. 1633, Sowerby, Halifax Parish, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1634, Sowerby, Halifax Parish, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     5. John Prescott,   c. 1 Apr 1635, Sowerby, Halifax Parish, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. After 1718  (Age ~ 83 years)
    +6. Sarah Prescott,   c. 16 Apr 1637, Sowerby, Halifax Parish, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1714, Stow, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years)
     7. Hannah Prescott,   c. 16 Apr 1639, Barbadoes Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1697, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years)
     8. Lydia Prescott,   b. 15 Aug 1641, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1712  (Age 70 years)
     9. Joseph Prescott,   b. 1645, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1732  (Age 87 years)
     10. Captain Jonathan Prescott,   b. 1646, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1721, Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     11. Captain Jonas Prescott,   b. Jun 1648, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1723, Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years)
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F501  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Birth: She may have been born in Sowerby, York, England.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - - Wygan, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Jan 1628/29 - Wygan, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - Abt 1638 - Barbadoes Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory - 1676 to 1679 - Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - After 1678 - Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S2002] ------------- Secondary Sources -------------.

    2. [S59] Weis, Frederick Lewis. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 Fifth Edition, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1982), Secondary Source.

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

    4. [S485] Wheeler, Daniel Merrick. The Wheeler Family of Rutland, Mass. and Some of their Ancestors, ( Pittsfield, Massachusetts: by the author, 1924).

    5. [S1196] Drake, Samuel G. "Brief Memoirs and Notices of Prince's Subscribers" , (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume VI, 1852).

    6. [S1197] Somerby, H. G. "Pedigree of Lawrence", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume X, 1856).

    7. [S1198] Hunt, John G. "Notes on Families of the Parish of Halifax, Yorkshire - Farrer, Deane, Platts, Fairbank, Prescott", (New Haven, Connecticut: The American Genealogist, volume XL, 1964).

    8. [S804] MacKenzie, George Norbury. Colonial Families of the United States of America, (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1966), Secondary Source.



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