Anthony Dorchester

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Anthony Dorchester, whose parents are unknown (or untraced), died at Springfield, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, 28 August 1683.1,2

Anthony married (1) Sarah (---), before 1649;3 he married (2), as her 2nd husband, Martha Chapman 2 January 1651. The ancestry of both women is unknown (or not traced here.)2

Family 1

Sarah (---) d. 8 Nov 1649
  • John Dorchester4 b. bef. 1649
  • James Dorchester5 b. bef. 1649

Family 2

Martha Chapman b. say 1620, d. 17 Dec 1662
  • Benjamin Dorchester6 b. 9 Oct 1651, d. 24 May 1676
  • Sarah Dorchester7 b. 16 Oct 1653
  • Hester Dorchester8 b. 25 Oct 1656, d. 17 Nov 1662


  1. [S905] Clifford L. Stott, Vital Records of Springfield, Massachusetts, to 1850, 4 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2003), 1:65,2:1690, further cited as Stott, Springfield Vital Records.
  2. [S895] Louis Effingham de Forest, Our Colonial and Continental Ancestors: The Ancestry of Mr. and Mrs. Louis William Dommerich (New York: De Forest Publishing, 1930), 127, further cited as de Forest, Ancestry of Mr. and Mrs. Louis William Dommerich.
  3. [S905] Stott, Springfield Vital Records, 1:60.
  4. [S905] Stott, Springfield Vital Records, 2:1648.
  5. [S905] Stott, Springfield Vital Records, 2:1649.
  6. [S905] Stott, Springfield Vital Records, 1:13.
  7. [S905] Stott, Springfield Vital Records, 1:14,2:1661.
  8. [S905] Stott, Springfield Vital Records, 1:15.