Susanna Waterman Colby Whittered

Death 8 Jul 1689 (aged 78–79)
Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 34385595 · View Source
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Anthony Colby married by 1633, Susanna (_____) Waterman, widow of _____ WATERMAN of Boston (land "at first was granted to [blank] Waterman who deceased. Anthony Colbye married his widow & they two sold the said land unto James Pennyman...."
They had children: John, Sarah Bagley, Samuel, Isaac, Rebecca Williams, Mary Sargent, & Thomas.
She married (3) by 1663 William Whittered (petitions as Susanna "Whittredge formerly Colbie" to sell real estate 28 March 1682); she died 8 July 1689.
Near the end of her life, Susannah Whittered was described by the selectmen of Amesbury as an ancient and helpless widow belonging to the town of Amesbury ... notwithstanding a comfortable and competent maintenance being allowed unto her out of the estate of her former deceased husband Anthony Coleby ... yet she being a woman attended with many infirmities both of body and mind, is utterly incapable of doing anything that may contribute to her livelihood or comfortable subsistence ... she living alone, wanting such help and attendance as may be convenient, continually laboring under such infirm ities of body as usually attend old age often times sick and many times destitute of divers necessaries and always of the conveniences of life, any otherwise than she is supplied by one or two of her children, whose families in the meantime want the same at home, and very much defective and decayed in her understanding ..., September Term 1682.
Source: Anderson's Winthrop Fleet.

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