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Mary Bates Cleveland

Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 20 Jul 1743 (aged 76)
Canterbury, Windham County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Canterbury, Windham County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 72941912 · View Source
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BASIC INFO: Mary (Bates) Cleveland (1667-1743) was born in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, the daughter of John Bates (1641-1672) and his wife Mary (Farwell) Bates (1640-1714). In 1689, in Massachusetts, Mary married Josiah Cleveland, Sr. (1667-1709). Mary (Bates) Cleveland died in 1743 in Canterbury, Connecticut. Child: Josiah Cleveland, Jr. (1690-1750).

BURIAL: Although no stone has been found, Mary was almost certainly an early burial in the Cleveland Cemetery, where there are a few intact stones dating to the period of her death.

SOURCES: has four records for Mary: a "Massachusetts Town Birth Records" record, a "U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900" record, a "Family Data Collection - Individual Records" record, and a "U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970" record. Information on Mary also appears in "The Farwell Family..." compiled by Jane Harter Abbott and Lilian M. Wilson, 1929; and "The Cleveland Family" in the "Commemorative Biographical Record of Tolland And Windham Counties, Connecticut..." published by J.H. Beers, Chicago, 1903.

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  • Originally Created by: Tennise Broeck Morse
  • Added: 6 Jul 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 72941912
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Bates Cleveland (8 May 1667–20 Jul 1743), Find A Grave Memorial no. 72941912, citing Cleaveland Cemetery, Canterbury, Windham County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .