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Desire Chipman Bourne
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Birth: Feb. 26, 1674
Barnstable County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Mar. 28, 1705
Barnstable County
Massachusetts, USA

Desire was born to John and Hope (Howland) Chipman in Barnstable in 1674. Her mother was the daughter of Mayflower passengers, John Howland and Elizabeth Tilley.

At the age of 18, Desire married Melatiah Bourne and the marriage is recorded to have been officiated by Stephen Skiffe, Esq., Justice of the Peace, on the 23rd day of Feb Anno Domini 1692. They made their residence in Sandwich, where they had eight children before her death at the age of 31 years.

Desire and Melatiah's children were:

1. Silvanus Bourne (16941763), m. Mercy Gorham.
2. Capt. Richard Bourne (16951738), m. Margaret Foster.
3. Samuel Bourne (16971697)
4. Sarah Bourne (16971697), twins, died as infants.
5. John Bourne (16981754), m. Mercy Hinckley.
6. Rev. Shearjashub Bourne (16991768), m1. Abigail Cotton; m2. Deborah Barker.
7. Silas Bourne (17011772), m. Mary Allen.
8. Bathsheba Bourne (17031787), m1. William Newcomb; m2. Gen. Timothy Ruggles.
Family links: 
  John Chipman (1621 - 1708)
  Hope Howland Chipman (1629 - 1683)
  Melatiah Bourne (1673 - 1742)*
  Silvanus Bourne (1694 - 1764)*
  John Bourne (1698 - 1754)*
  Shearjashub Bourn (1699 - 1768)*
  Silas Bourne (1701 - 1772)*
  Elizabeth Chipman Joyce (1648 - 1712)*
  Hope Chipman Huckins (1652 - 1728)*
  Lydia Chipman Sargeant (1654 - 1730)*
  Hannah Chipman Huckins (1658 - 1696)*
  Samuel Chipman (1661 - 1723)*
  Ruth Chipman Crocker (1663 - 1698)*
  Desire Chipman Bourne (1674 - 1705)
*Calculated relationship
Note: Thank you to Find A Grave contributor Charlene Patton for marriage information updates.
Falmouth Old Burying Ground
Barnstable County
Massachusetts, USA
Maintained by: Kline Lynch
Originally Created by: Tom Cummings
Record added: Oct 15, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5846769
Desire <i>Chipman</i> Bourne
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Desire <i>Chipman</i> Bourne
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Desire was my 10th great grandmother. Rest in peace.
- Barbara Harackiewicz
 Added: May. 31, 2014
In memory of my Grandmother
- Douglas Jones
 Added: Dec. 28, 2013
My 8th great grand aunt.
- Caryn
 Added: Jun. 3, 2013
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