Priscilla Grafton

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ChartsAncestors of Jennie Luene Logan
Priscilla Grafton, daughter of Joseph Grafton and Mary Moore, was born about 1635.1 She died at Nantucket, Nantucket Co., Massachusetts, before 24 April 1717.2,1,3

Priscilla married John Gardner, son of Thomas Gardner and NN (---), at Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts, 20 February 1653/54.4,5,6,7

Belknap states she was deceased by 1683, but John's will names her, she was granted administration of the estate in 1706, and is called "lately deceased" when administration was transferred to son George.3,8

Family

John Gardner b. abt. 1624, d. 6 May 1706
Children
  • John Gardner9 b. 20 Feb 1653/54, d. aft. 1700
  • Joseph Gardner9 b. 8 Jul 1655
  • Priscilla Gardner10 b. 6 Nov 1656
  • Benjamin Gardner11 b. 3 Feb 1658, d. 23 Aug 1662
  • Rachel Gardner+10 b. 3 Aug 1661, d. say 1710
  • Benjamin Gardner11 b. 17 May 1664
  • Anna Gardner11 b. 20 Feb 1667
  • Nathaniel Gardner10 b. 24 Sep 1668
  • Mary Gardner12 b. 27 May 1670, d. 1767
  • George Gardner13 b. abt. 1672, d. 17 Apr 1750
  • Mehitable Gardner14 b. 24 Nov 1674
  • Ruth Gardner15 b. 26 Jan 1676

Citations

  1. [S108] Henry Wyckoff Belknap, "The Grafton Family of Salem," The Essex Institute Historical Collections 64 (1928): 49-51, at 49, further cited as Belknap, "Grafton Family."
  2. [S1163] Vital Records of Nantucket, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850, five vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1925-28), 5:315, further cited as Vital Records of Nantucket.
  3. [S1195] Nantucket County Courthouse, Nantucket, Massachusetts, Probate Records, 1706-1867, 1:39, FHL microfilm 906832, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, further cited as Nantucket Probate Records.
  4. [S74] Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, CD-ROM (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2000), Thomas Gardner sketch, further cited as GMB.
  5. [S1163] Vital Records of Nantucket, 4:509.
  6. [S35] Alexander Starbuck, The History of Nantucket (Boston, Massachusetts: C.E. Goodspeed, 1924), 756-757, further cited as Starbuck, History of Nantucket.
  7. [S60] Lydia S. Hinchman, Early Settlers of Nantucket (1934; reprint, Rutland, Vermont: C. E. Tuttle, 1980), 83-85, further cited as Hinchman, Early Settlers of Nantucket.
  8. [S108] Belknap, "Grafton Family," 62.
  9. [S1191] Vital Records of Salem, Massachusetts, to the Year 1849, 6 vols. (1916-1925; reprint, Newburyport, Massachusetts: Parker River Researchers, 1988), 1:340, further cited as Vital Records of Salem.
  10. [S1191] Vital Records of Salem, 1:342.
  11. [S1191] Vital Records of Salem, 1:338.
  12. [S1191] Vital Records of Salem, 1:341.
  13. [S1163] Vital Records of Nantucket, 2:38.
  14. [S1163] Vital Records of Nantucket, 2:60.
  15. [S1163] Vital Records of Nantucket, 2:70.