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 Mary <I>Brown</I> Willett

Mary Brown Willett

Death 8 Jan 1669 (aged 59–60)
Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial East Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Memorial ID 54940423 · View Source
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Thomas Willett married (1) Plymouth 6 July 1636 Mary Brown, daughter of John Brown. She died 8 January 1669[/70].
They had 7 known children:(see COMMENTS below):
i MARY, b. 10 November 1637; m. Plymouth 22 September 1658 Samuel Hooker, son of THOMAS HOOKER; m. (2) Farmington 10 August 1703 Rev. Thomas Buckingham.
ii MARTHA, b. 6 August 1639; m. Plymouth 2 December 1658 John Saffin .
iii JOHN, b. 21 August 1641; m. in 1663 Abigail Collins, daughter of Edward Collins.
iv SARAH, b. 4 May 1643; m. by 1662 John Eliot, son of JOHN ELIOT .
v REBECCA, b. 2 December 1644; d. Plymouth 2 April 1652. (The death record does not give her age.)
vi THOMAS, b. 1 October 1646; no further record.
vii HESTER, b. Plymouth 6 July 1648; m. 24 January 1671/2 Rev. Josiah Flint of Dorchester [ Sibley 2:153 (the marriage is said to have taken place in Swansea, but the event does not appear in the published vital records of that town or of Dorchester)].
viii JAMES, b. Plymouth 24 November 1649; m. (1) Rehoboth 17 April 1673 Elizabeth Hunt [ PCR 8:52], daughter of Peter Hunt; m (2) Swansea 2 August 1677 Grace Frinck.
ix HEZEKIAH, b. Plymouth 20 July 1651 [ PCR 8:12; PVR 659]; d. 26 July 1651.
x HEZEKIAH, b. Plymouth "16 November or thereabouts" 1653; m. Swansea 7 January 1675[/6] Anna Brown, daughter of John Brown.
xi DAVID, b. 1 November 1654; no further record.
xii ANDREW, b. 5 October 1655; m. 6 March 1693/4 Susannah Holbrook [ BrVR 721; NEHGR 59:145 (defective entry)].
xiii SAMUEL, b. 27 October 1658; said to have married and had a large family at Flushing, Long Island, but there is much confusion with the descendants of another Thomas Willet who did settle in Flushing.
Source: Anderson's Great Migration Study Project.

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Here lyeth ye body of ye
virtuous Mary Willett,
wife of Thomas Willett,
esqr. who died, January
ye 8th, about ye 55th
year of her anno.

daughter of Worf. John
Browne Esq. deceased





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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Brown Willett (1609–8 Jan 1669), Find A Grave Memorial no. 54940423, citing Ancient Little Neck Cemetery, East Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA ; Maintained by Linda Mac (contributor 47062703) .