Thursday, January 9, 2020

Treasure Chest Thursday - 1681 Birth Record of Martha Peirce (1681-1759) in Watertown, Mass.

It's Treasure Chest Thursday - a chance to look in my digital image files to see what treasures I can find for my family history and genealogy musings.

The treasure today is the 1681 birth record of Martha Peirce in the Watertown, Massachusetts town records:

The birth record for Martha Peirce is the fourth item from the bottom of the right-hand page on the image above:

This record says:

"Martha peirce the Daughter of Joseph & Martha

Born the 24 of December [1681]"

The source citation for this record is:

.Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, indexed database and digital image, ( : accessed 25 January 2015), Watertown, "Births, Marriages, Deaths," page 91 (image 164 of 3991), Martha Peirce birth record, 1681.

This record is an Original Source with Primary Information and Direct Evidence of the names of Martha Peirce and her parents, and her birth date and place.

Martha Peirce (1681-1759) was the daughter of Joseph and Martha (--?--) Peirce of Watertown.  She married William Whitney (1683-1720) in 1706 in Watertown, and they settled in Weston, Massachusetts.

William and Martha (Peirce) Whitney are my 6th great-grandparents, through their son Samuel Whitney (1713-1782) who married  Abigail Fletcher (1720-1783) in 1741 in Weston, Massachusetts.


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