Jan. 2, 1710 Nantucket Nantucket County Massachusetts, USA
1776 China Kennebec County Maine, USA
Miriam Worth was born in Nantucket in 1710. She was the great-grandaughter of 2 of the original proprietors of Nantucket and a member of the Society of Friends.
She and her husband and extended family relocated from Nantucket to Barrington, Nova Scotia in 1763 and remained there for 10 years after which they traveled to Maine where they spent the winter of 1773 in what is now Gardner.
In the spring of 1774, they and their family selected lots along the shores of China Lake and became the 1st white settlers of what is now China, Maine.