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Mary Burr

Mary Burr

Female Abt 1603 - 1695  (~ 92 years)

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  • Name Mary Burr 
    Born Abt 1603 
    • estimate
    Gender Female 
    Birth England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 9 Dec 1695  Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 11 Dec 1695  Howes Burial Ground, Dennis, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Thomas Howes and Mary Burr HS
    Thomas Howes and Mary Burr HS
    Howes Cemetery 3
    Howes Cemetery 3
    Howes Burial Ground, Dennis, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA
    Notes 
    • Mary BURR- wife of Thomas HOWES
      Born- England
      Parents unknown
      Emigrated with husband and children as above [Thomas[1]
      Named executrix of her husband’s estate 6 Oct. 1665/6 [Source- 2 Plymouth Colony Wills, pt. 2., p. 31
      Mary married Thomas PRENCE son of Thomas PRENCE & Elizabeth TOLDERBY, governor of Plymouth Colony as his 4th wife. married before 1 Aug. 1668 and probably before 9 Feb. 1667/8- [Source 3 Yarmouth Record,p. 328 and 6 MF :230 and Swift-"Old Yarmouth.'
      Mary died 9 Dec. 1695 at the home of her son Jeremiah HOWES
      Source -Date of death and burial recorded:
      " Mist [ Mistress] Mary PRINCE late wife of Governor Thomas PRINCE died upon the 9th day of December 1695 and was buried upon ye 11th day of ye said 1695."
      Source- 3rd volume of records, town of Yarmouth.

      Mary’s grave and the graves of husband Thomas [1] and sons Joseph and Thomas never found. Family tradition gives their location as the Howes Family Cemetery, and it is written that Thomas selected this burial place for himself and his family. The HOWES Cemetery is now on the National Register.
      In 1834 in the Ancient HOWES Burying Ground, Dennis MA the family erected a monument in honor of Thomas and Mary. See:
      http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=howes&GSiman=1&G Ssr=121&GScid=91126&GRid=8514990& for pictures of the monument
    Person ID I25627  ONS
    Last Modified 1 Oct 2019 

    Family 1 Thomas Howes,   b. Abt 1590, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1665, Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Married Bef 1631  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Joseph Howes,   b. Abt 1630, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1694/95, Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years)
    +2. Thomas Howes,   b. 1630, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1676, Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
    +3. Jeremiah Howes,   b. 1637, Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1708, Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 6 Nov 2013 
    Family ID F8398  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Thomas Prence,   d. Not known Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1668  Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F8399  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - - England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Bef 1631 - England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1668 - Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Dec 1695 - Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 11 Dec 1695 - Howes Burial Ground, Dennis, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
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