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Thomas Standish, Jr
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Birth: Jan. 23, 1724
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jun. 18, 1759
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA

Thomas Standish, Jr. married Martha Alice Bisbe (4 Dec 1724 - ) on 10 Feb 1747/8 in Pembroke. He died "in his Majestys Service at the Westward at fort Miller" during the French & Indian War.

He is the son of Thomas Standish and Mary Carver, and the great-grandson of Myles (Miles) Standish.


Amos Standish (16 Jan 1748 16 Aug 1842)
Betty Bisbe Standish (2 Nov 1750 - )
Sarah Standish (22 Apr 1754 )
Thomas Standish (8 May 1757 )
Hadley Standish (4 Feb 1759 10 Nov 1813)

Fort Miller was located on Naugus Head in Marblehead, Essex County [N 42 31' 12"; W 70 51' 47.9"], this site had been fortified since 1632. Originally named Darby's Fort. It is now a private residential property without public access. Contributor Mary Sampson provided the historic location of the fort.

Pembroke VRs to 1850, Marriages, p‏g 351:
Thomas [Standish], Jr. and Martha Bisbe, Feb. 10, 1747-8.

Pembroke VRs to 1850, Births, p‏g 189-190:
Amos, s. Thomas Jr. and Martha, Jan. 16, 1748.
Betty Bisbe, d. Thomas Jr. and Martha, Nov. 2, 1750.
Sarah, d. Thomas Jr. and Alice, Apr. 22, 1754.
Sarah, d. Thomas and Alice, bp. Mar. 13, 1757. C.R.1.
Thomas, s. Thomas Jr. and Alice, May 8, 1757.
Hadley, s. Thomas Jr. and Alice, Feb. 4, 1759.

Pembroke VRs to 1850, Deaths, p‏g 447:
[Standish], Thomas Jr., June 18, 1759, "in his Majestys Service at the Westward at fort Miller."
Family links: 
  Thomas Standish (1690 - 1789)
  Mary Carver Standish (1695 - 1769)
  Hadley Standish (1759 - 1815)*
*Calculated relationship
Non-Cemetery Burial
Specifically: Buried near where the fort guarded the entry into Palmer Cove and Beverly Harbor
Created by: Charles Baker
Record added: Jun 05, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 91428048
Thomas Standish, Jr
Added by: Charles Baker
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