Jan. 6, 1736 Edgartown Dukes County Massachusetts, USA
Jedidah Mayhew was the daughter of Rev. Thomas Mayhew and Jane (some say Paine), and the wife of Benjamin Smith. See The Mayhew Family of Martha's Vineyard for more information about her family. She was also sister to the famous Rev. John Mayhew, who carried on the ministry to the Indians after the death of his father and grandfather, Governor Thomas Mayhew.