Thursday, July 14, 2022

Treasure Chest Thursday - 1696 Marriage of Mathew Wing and Elezebeth Ricketson in Dartmouth, Massachusetts

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

The treasure today is the 1696 marriage record of Mathew Wing and Elizabeth Ricketson in Dartmouth, Massachusetts:

The birth record for Matthew is on the right-hand page:

The transcription of this record for Matthew Wing is:

"Mathew Wing and Elezebeth Ricketson was marryed the fourth day of September
in the year 1696."

The source citation for this record is:

"Massachusetts, U.S., Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988," indexed database and digital image, (, Dartmouth > Births, Marriages, Deaths, image 392 of 2331, Mathew Wing and Elizabeth Ricketson marriage entry, 4 September 1696

This record is an Original Source, with Primary Information and Direct Evidence of the marriage of Mathew Wing and Elizabeth Ricketson.  The births of their children follows on this page of the Dartmouth town record book.

Matthew Wing (1673-1724) married Elizabeth (Mott) Ricketson (1659-c1723) on 4 September 1696 in Dartmouth, Massachusetts.  Note that she was a widow, and about 14 years older than Mathew.

Matthew and Elizabeth (Mott) (Ricketson) Wing are my 7th great-grandparents.  I am descended through their son, Benjamin Wing (1698-1782), who married Content Tucker (1695-1739) on 18 October 1722 in Dartmouth, Massachusetts.


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