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First wife Spencer

Birth
Great Burstead, Basildon District, Essex, England
Death 22 Oct 1692 (aged 73–74)
Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 34350212 · View Source
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Jared Spencer married (1) by 1638, ____ ____. They had twelve children: John, Mehitabel Cone, Marah Brooks Shaler, Hannah Brainerd, Sarah Backus, Thomas, Samuel, Timothy, Ruth Clark, William, Nathaniel, & Rebecca Kennor Tanner.
The early wife of Jared who was the mother of his children has always been named as Hannah. Jacobus follows these authorities though confessing that he has not seen an original source or quoted contemporary record so naming her. Anderson suggests that the given name of his 1st wife may have been Grace. Two of the sons of Jared Spencer named daughters Grace, and Jared made a special point of making small bequests to these two grandchildren when many other grandchildren went unmentioned.
The earliest known reference to a daughter named Elizabeth, who married John Stannard, was published in 1907, without supporting evidence, by William Henry Spencer. Most later treatments of the family include this daughter also wioutou evidence, & so we do not include her in the list of children above. The birth-order chronology is crowded enough with 12 children.
Find A Grave contributor Kris adds: Some account of the Cone family in America: principally of the descendants ...
By William Whitney Cone
link: http://books.google.com/books?id=ecdMAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA335&lpg=PA335&dq=cone,+sandisfield,+ma&source=bl&ots=s5QSRX4Mlv&sig=MwnvUMrwtreQD9UKc-AwM62B6fU&hl=en&ei=0QuuTZPMLKWG0QGTrNirCw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=11&ved=0CF4Q6AEwCg#v=onepage&q=MAHITABLE%20Spencer&f=false
You can find this book on google books. It list Alice as the wife of Jared Spencer and the mother of Mahitable Spencer Cone.


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  • Created by: Linda Mac
  • Added: 2 Mar 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 34350212
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for First wife Spencer (1618–22 Oct 1692), Find A Grave Memorial no. 34350212, ; Maintained by Linda Mac (contributor 47062703) Unknown.