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 Desire <I>Doty</I> Standish

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Desire Doty Standish

  • Birth 1645 Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 22 Jan 1731 Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Memorial ID 49754989

Note: Cedar Grove Cemetery is known as the Old Burial Grounds @ The congregational Church in Marshfield.

Had 3 marriages. Died at age 86 years old. Headstone has her 3rd. husbands last name on headstone.

Desire is the daughter of Edward Doty and Faith Clarke,both from Suffolkshire,England.

Desire married three times:

1st.William Sherman on 25 Dec 1667,son of William Sherman and Prudence Hill.They are the parents of six children before he died in 1679.

Hannah Sherman-Ford-21 Feb 1667
Elizabeth Sherman-11 Mar 1670
William Sherman-19 Apr 1672
Patience Sherman-Wormall-3 Aug 1674
Experience Sherman-Standish-24 Sep 1678
Ebenezer Sherman-21 Apr 1680

2nd.Israel Holmes,married on 24 Nov 1681.He is the son of William Holmes and Elizabeth Madden.He died on 24 Feb 1684.They are the parents of two children:

Israel Holmes-4 Feb 1682
John Holmes-15 Jun 1684

3rd.Alexander Standish in 1686 in Plymouth,Plymouth,MA.Born on 22 May 1627 to Myles Standish and Barbara Mullins.They are parents of three children:

Desire Standish-5 May 1689-1766 #44025423
Thomas Standish-29 Jan 1690-1774
Ichabod Standish-10 Jun 1693-1772

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  • Created by: Ken Saccocia
  • Added: 15 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49754989
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Desire Doty Standish (1645–22 Jan 1731), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49754989, citing Cedar Grove Cemetery, Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Ken Saccocia (contributor 47242886) .