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 Degory Priest

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Degory Priest

  • Birth 11 Aug 1582 Devon, England
  • Death 1 Jan 1621 Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Plot Cole Hill Monument
  • Memorial ID 12508363

"Mayflower" passenger and 22nd signer of the Mayflower Compact.

Degory Priest married Sarah Allerton, sister of Isaac Allerton, who was the 5th signer of the Mayflower Compact.

Father of Mary Priest and Sarah Priest Coombs.

COLE HILL MONUMENT:
Scene of the secret night burials of those who died during the settlement's first bitter winter. Corn was planted over their unmarked graves so that the Native Americans should not know how many had perished.






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  • Created by: ReLyRoTh
  • Added: 25 Nov 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12508363
  • Emily Rocha
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Degory Priest (11 Aug 1582–1 Jan 1621), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12508363, citing Coles Hill Burial Ground, Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by ReLyRoTh (contributor 46556292) .