Peter Folger

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ChartsAncestors of Jennie Luene Logan
Benjamin Franklin and Jennie Luene Logan
Peter Folger, son of John Folger and Merrable Gibbs, was born at Norfolk, England, say 1617.1 He died at Nantucket, Nantucket Co., Massachusetts, 1690.2

Peter married Mary Morrill, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), in 1644.1,3


Mary Morrill b. say 1620, d. 1704
  • Joanna Folger+4 b. say 1647, d. 18 Jul 1719
  • Eleazer Folger5 b. abt. 1648, d. 1716
  • Bethiah Folger6 b. say 1650
  • Dorcas Folger5 b. say 1655
  • John Folger5 b. 1659
  • Bathsheba Folger5 b. say 1661
  • Patience Folger5 b. say 1663
  • Experience Folger5 b. say 1665
  • Abiah Folger5 b. 15 Aug 1667
This person was last edited on8 Aug 2016


  1. [S35] Alexander Starbuck, The History of Nantucket (Boston, Massachusetts: C.E. Goodspeed, 1924), 740-741, further cited as Starbuck, History of Nantucket.
  2. [S1163] Vital Records of Nantucket, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850, five vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1925-28), 5:273, further cited as Vital Records of Nantucket.
  3. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 557, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011).
  4. [S1163] Vital Records of Nantucket, 1:485.
  5. [S1190] John Jordan, "Franklin as a Genealogist," Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 23 (1899), at 19, further cited as "Franklin as a Genealogist."
  6. [S1163] Vital Records of Nantucket, 1:470.