Sunday, February 18, 2007

Mary Broughton (b. February 18, 1653/54)

Today's featured relative in my database is my maternal 9th-great grandmother, Mary Broughton.

Mary was born February 8, 1653/54 either in England or in Northampton, Hampshire Co., MA, the daughter of John and Hannah (Bascom) Broughton. Mary married February 18, 1674/75 in Northampton, Hampshire Co., MA to James Bennett, son of Francis and Alice (________) Bennett. James was born February 14, 1651/52 in Tenterden, Kent, England and died August 2, 1689 in Northfield, Hampshire Co., MA. Mary died August 2, 1689 in Deerfield, Hampshire Co., MA.

Known children of James and Mary (Broughton) Bennett are as follows :
i. Mary Bennett b. December 10, 1675 Northampton, MA m. John Field

I descend from James and Mary (Broughton) Bennett through their daughter, Mary as follows :
Mary Broughton and James Bennett
Mary Bennett and John Field
Bennett Field and Elizabeth Spofford
Bethiah Field and Seth Pierce
Gordon Pierce and Thirsa Smalley
Francis S. Pierce and Rebecca Page
Edmund G. Pierce and Catherine Groenendyke
William Francis Pierce and Clara Pennisten
Edna Muriel Pierce and Virgil Lee Wright (my great-grandparents)

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