|Birth: ||Nov. 27, 1625|
West Yorkshire, England
|Death: ||Jan., 1694|
Daughter of Gideon Stansfield
and Grace Eastwood of Wadsworth,
Wife of James Draper, the "Puritan."
Children of Marriam and her husband James:
1) Mirriam, b. Heptonstall, England, Feb.
7, 1646-7. d. England in infancy.
2) Susanna, b. Roxbury, Mass., about 1650.
m. Charlestown, Mass., John Bacon, 1668.
3) Sarah, b. Roxbury, Mass., 1652. m. May
19, 1669, James Hadlock. Child:-I. Sarah
b. Roxbury, Dec. 16, 1670. Bap. as an adult,
Oct. 24, 1686. m. about 1686, John Marcy.
They had 8 sons and 3 daughters.
4) James, b. Roxbury, Mass., 1654.
d. Roxbury, Apr. 30, 1698.
5) John, b. Dedham 24th day of 4th month,
1656. d. Dedham, Apr. 5, 1749.
6) Moses, b. Dedham, Sep. 26, 1663.
d. Boston, Aug. 14, 1693.
7) Daniel, b. Dedham, May 30, 1665.
8) Patience, b. Roxbury, Mass., Aug. 17, 1668.
m. Mar. 13, 1689, Ebenezer Cass of Boston.
(No issue found or further data.)
9) Jonathan, b. Roxbury, Mass., Mar. 10, 1670.
d. Roxbury, Feb. 28, 1746-7.
Petition of Widow Miriam to Judge of
Probate Court, Suffolk Co., Mass.
"As the Honorable Wm. Houghton Esq.
Judge of Probate is informed that I
am leaft a wodow throu God's providence
therefore I do desire that my youngest
son Jonathan Draper with my Eldest son
James Draper may have adminestraytion
granted unto them one the Estate of my
deseased Husbands Estate I being agad
and Crosey and not able forto undertack
August 19, 1697.
M. (her mark).
Birth, names of parents, etc.:
The Drapers in America
History and Genealogy
by Thomas Waln-Morgan Draper, C.E.; M.E.
Published 1892, New York
Note on gravestone transcription:
This gravestone was transcribed
by William B. Trask of Dorchester
and is in the "New England Historical
and Genealogical Register" 1853,
Volume 7,page 331, this has a year
of death as 1691 for Marriam, and a
year of death as 1691 for her husband
James. "The Drapers in America," has
the year of death as shown on the
transcription below, which I agree with.
James Draper (1622 - 1694)*
Marriam Draper (1647 - 1647)*
Susanna Draper Bacon (1650 - 1678)*
Sarah Draper Hadlock (1652 - 1675)*
Left of gravestone:
Ye BODY OF
JULY 16 1694
Right of gravestone:
LYES Ye BODY
OF MRS MARRIAM
TO MR JAMES
ABOUT 77 YEARS
___CD JANRY 1697
Westerly Burying Ground
Maintained by: Sandra Lennox
Originally Created by: John Warnke (inactive)
Record added: Oct 17, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12089262