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 Mary <I>Allen</I> Mayhew

Mary Allen Mayhew

Chilmark, Dukes County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 2 Jul 1783 (aged 55)
Chilmark, Dukes County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Chilmark, Dukes County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 5851438 · View Source
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Mary Allen, dau. of Col. John Allen, Esqr. and Margaret Homes, b. Apr. 3, 1728 at Chilmark, on the west side of the island of Martha's Vineyard, Mass. She d. July 2, 1783 at Chilmark, Æ 56.

On Jan. 3, 1743/4 at Chilmark, Mary m. as his 1st wife, Dr. Matthew Mayhew, Esqr., s. of Paine Mayhew, Esqr. and Mary Rankin, b. May 15, 1721 at Chilmark, where he d. Aug. 10, 1805, Æ 85. Mary was the mother of all twelve of her husband's known children, who are (will be) outlined in their father's memorial.

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In Memory of
Mrs. Mary Mayhew.
Wife of
Matthew Mayhew Esqr
who Departed this Life
July 2d AD. 1785.
in the 56th Year
of her Age.

On the day Mary died she was 55 years old, and Ætatis (i.e., Æ, "Aged," in the XX year of her Age) 56.




  • Maintained by: Don Blauvelt
  • Originally Created by: Tom Cummings
  • Added: 17 Oct 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5851438
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Allen Mayhew (3 Apr 1728–2 Jul 1783), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5851438, citing Chilmark Cemetery, Chilmark, Dukes County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Don Blauvelt (contributor 46932939) .