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EDWARD WYATT (d. 1680) of Dorchester m. Mary Unknown (c. 1613 - 1705)
EDWARD WYATT (d. 1680) of Dorchestor
Edward Wyatt died on 14 Feb 1680 in Dorchester. [Ref] He married Mary Unknown. Mary was born about 1613. Mary, the wife of Edward Wyatt, died on 6 Feb 1705, age 92, and is buried in the Milton cemetery. [Ref]
Edward Wyatt is on the __ May 1645 list of freemen. [Ref]
Children of Edward Wyatt:
NATHANIEL WYATT (d. by 1703) of Dorchester
Parents: Edward Wyatt and Mary Unknown
Nathaniel Wyatt died on 20 Mar 1702/3 in Dorchester. [It is possible that this is his son Nathaniel] [Ref] Nathaniel, the son of Edward, married first Joanna Spurr on 8 (11) 1668 in Dorchester. [Ref][Ref] She died on 22 Mar 1687/8 in Dorchester. [Ref] He married second the widow Mary Corbin of New Cambridge on 13 Dec 1688. [Ref][Ref] Mary was the widow of John Corbin. [Ref]
On 22 Dec 1718, Nathaniel'ss son-in-law Peter Lyon requested a hearing before administration was granted on his estate. [Ref]
Children of Nathaniel Wyatt and Joanna Spurr:
Children of Nathaniel Wyatt and the widow Mary Corbin:
JONATHAN WYATT of Stonington (b. 1677)
Parents: Nathaniel Wyatt and Joanna Spurr
Jonathan Wyatt was born on 27 May 1677 in Dorchester. [Ref][Ref][Ref] He was baptised as an adult on 25 May 1707 in the First Congregational Church in Stonington. [Ref][Ref] He married Martha Vose. [Ref]
Jonathan was taxed in Milton in Mar 1702. [Ref] On 3 Aug 1706 Jonathan is referred to as of Westerly. [Ref]
The following, dated 22 Dec 1718 in Boston, is is found in the Suffolk registry office: "Peter Lyon who married the Daughter of Nathaniel Wyatt of Dorchester Housewright deceased desires that administration may not be granted to his brother-in-law Jonathan Wyatt nor any other person till he and the rest of his Children have a hearing before his Honr. the Judge of Probate." [Ref]
Children of Jonathan Wyatt:
ABIGAIL WYATT (bp 6 May 1711 - 1784-5) of Stonington
Parents: Jonathan Wyatt and Martha Vose
Abigail Wyatt was baptised on 6 May 1711 in the First Congregational Church in Stonington. [Ref][Ref] She died in 1784-5. [Ref, p. 86] She married William Palmer on 16 Dec 1728 in Stonington. [Ref][Ref]
Devlin, Jane, trans., records of Milton cemetery.
Editors, "Stamford (Conn.) Town Records," The American Genealogist 11, 1934, 157-166.
Harris, Edward Doubleday, "Rev. Peter Thatcher's Record of Marriages at Milton," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 36, 1882, 19-20.
Leavitt, Emily Wilder, Groups of Palmer Families from Walter Palmer of Charlestown and Rehoboth, Mass., Stonington, Conn., Privately printed by David Clapp & Sons, Boston, MA, 1901.
Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850, Online Database: NewEnglandAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2008.
No author, "Marriages, Births and Deaths in Dorchester, Mass, 1648-1683," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 16, 1862, 152-158.
Wheeler, Richard, History of the First Congregational Church, Stonington, CT, Norwich, 1875.
White, Lorraine Cook, ed., The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records, Vol. 1-55, Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Co., 1994-2002.
Pierce, James, "Historical Intelligence," Notes section, New England Historical and Genealogical Register 103, 1949, 150.
Trask, William Blake, trans., "Milton (Mass.) Church Records - 1678 - 1754," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 22, 1868, 259 - 267, 440-444; 23, 1869, 13-20. .
Vose, Ellen F., Robert Vose and his Descendants, Boston, Priv. print., 1932.