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Mary Chenery Field
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Birth: Jan. 29, 1660
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Apr. 2, 1719
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Mary Chenery (q.v. Chinery), dau. of Lambert Chenery and Tamasin Hewes, purportedly b. Dec. 24, 1659 at Dedham, Mass. Whereas no record of her birth appears in the Dedham VRs, she was bapt. at the Dedham 1st Chh. on Jan. 29, 1659/60. She d. of record Apr. 2, 1719 [Dorchester, Mass. VRs]. Until 1692 Milton was the former southeast portion of the Town of Dorchester in adjoining Suffolk County, Mass.

On Oct. 11, 1680 at Braintree, Mass. [Braintree VRs], Mary m. Robert Field, Jr., s. of Boston immigrant Robert Field, the tailor, and his wife Mary, b. of record Sept. 11, 1653 at Boston. He d. Sept. 2, 1719 [Dorchester, Mass. VRs]. Both Mary and husband Robert are interred at Milton, Mass. They had at least nine children identified by the Braintree town and church records, Dorchester town and Milton church records: Mary (d.y.), Mary (Field) Badcock, Robert, Joseph (d.y.), twins David and Jonathan (both d.y.), Benjamin, Samuel (d.y.), and Elizabeth.
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  Robert Field (1653 - 1719)*
  Robert Field (1685 - 1759)*
*Calculated relationship
Here lies ye body of
wife of Robert Field
died April ye 2d, 1799
in ye 60 year of her age

Insctiption Source:
Watts: "The History of Milton, Mass. 1640 to 1887."
Press of Rockwell & Churchill; Boston: 1887.
Page 484.

However, the recorded year of Mary's death in the Dorchester, Mass. vital records is 1719, not 1799 as transcribed from her gravestone. She obviously did not die 139-1/2 years after her recorded baptism.
Milton Cemetery
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Maintained by: Don Blauvelt
Originally Created by: Bette Hartman
Record added: Jul 30, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40055374
Mary <i>Chenery</i> Field
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