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Mary Potter Barrett
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Birth: 1655
Concord
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Nov. 17, 1713
Concord
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA

Second wife of Humphrey Barrett Jr.

Per page 45 of Torrey's "New England Marriages Prior to 1700," Humphrey Jr. married Elizabeth Paine/Payne on 17 Jul 1661 and, after her death, married Mary Potter on 23 Mar 1674/5.


The following is from the book, "History of Ashburnham, Massachusetts, from the Grant of Dorchester Canada to the Present Time, 1734 - 1886"; By Ezra S. Stearns, page 600:

"In 1640, Humphrey Barrett, with three sons, came from England and settled in Concord. He d. 1662, aged 70; his wife Mary d. Aug. 15 1663. Humphrey Barrett, Jr., b. in England 1630, md. in Concord July 17, 1661, Elizabeth Payne who d. Dec. 21, 1674; he md. (2d) March 23, 1675, Mary Potter, dau. of Dea. Luke and Mary Edmands [sic] Potter. He was a deacon of the church in Concord and d. Jan. 3, 1716, aged 86. Mary, his wife, d. Nov. 17, 1713; aged 58. Benjamin, the second son of Dea. Humphrey and Mary (Potter) Barrett, b. May 7, 1681, md. Jan. 3, 1705, Lydia Minot; he d. Oct. 25, 1728, and she md. (2d) Samuel Stow. Benjamin, the oldest of the eight children of Benjamin and Lydia (Minot) Barrett, b. Nov. 15, 1705, md. Rebecca Jones. He d. Oct. 23, 1738, and she md. (2d) Dec. 22, 1740, Jonas Prescott of Westford. Of the four children of Benjamin and Rebecca (Jones) Barrett, Benjamin and Jonas settled in Ashby. Benjamin, b. Jan. 9, 1735, md. Nov. 24, 1761, Sarah Merriam of Lexington; he md. (2d) Feb. 18, 1786, Hannah Jones who d. Dec. 8, 1831. He d. Sep. 14, 1811."

History of Ashburnham, Mass., BARRETT


(2) Known Children with husband Humphrey Barrett:

Joseph Barrett (1679 - 1763)
m. Rebecca Minot (1684 - 1738)


Benjamin Barrett (1681 - 1728)
m. Lydia Minot (1686 - 1742)

NOTE: The Barrett Brothers, Joseph & Benjamin, married the Minot Sisters, Rebecca & Lydia.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Luke Potter (1608 - 1697)
 
 Spouse:
  Humphrey Barrett (1630 - 1715)*
 
 Children:
  Joseph Humphrey Barrett (1679 - 1763)*
  Benjamin Barrett (1681 - 1728)*
 
 Siblings:
  Samuel Potter (1648 - 1676)*
  Elizabeth Potter Jones (1652 - 1694)*
  Mary Potter Barrett (1655 - 1713)
  Judah Potter (1657 - 1731)*
  Dorothy Potter Brooks (1662 - 1752)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Here Lyes ye
Body of Mary
Barrett wife
to Humphary
Barrett Died
Nov. 17, 1715 in ye
58 year of her age
 
Burial:
South Burying Place
Concord
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Nareen, et al
Record added: Oct 23, 2007
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