Mary Starbuck

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Mary Starbuck, daughter of Nathaniel Starbuck and Mary Coffin, was born at Nantucket, Nantucket Co., Massachusetts, 30 March 1663.1 She died at Nantucket, about 1696.2

Mary married James Gardner, son of Richard Gardner and Sarah Shattuck, at Nantucket Co., Massachusetts, about 1684.3

She probably died at the birth of her 5th child, Jonathan, but definitely before 1716 when she was mentioned as deceased in her father's will.4,5


James Gardner b. 19 May 1664, d. 1 Aug 1723
  • Samuel Gardner6 b. say 1685, d. 28 Oct 1757
  • Elizabeth Gardner7 b. say 1687, d. 22 Oct 1763
  • Jethro Gardner8 b. say 1691, d. 7 May 1734
  • Mehitable Gardner9 b. 1693, d. 28 May 1777
  • Barnabas Gardner10 b. 12 Apr 1695, d. 14 Sep 1768
  • Jonathan Gardner11 b. 12 Sep 1696, d. 3 Sep 1777
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  1. [S8] Mary Lovering Holman, Ancestry of Charles Stinson Pillsbury and John Sargent Pillsbury (Concord, New Hampshire: Rumsford Press, 1938), 605-615, further cited as Holman, Pillsbury Ancestry.
  2. [S1163] Vital Records of Nantucket, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850, five vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1925-28), 5:310, further cited as Vital Records of Nantucket.
  3. [S1163] Vital Records of Nantucket, 2:45.
  4. [S35] Alexander Starbuck, The History of Nantucket (Boston, Massachusetts: C.E. Goodspeed, 1924), 759, further cited as Starbuck, History of Nantucket.
  5. [S1195] Nantucket County Courthouse, Nantucket, Massachusetts, Probate Records, 1706-1867, 1:86-68, FHL microfilm 906832, further cited as Nantucket Probate Records.
  6. [S1163] Vital Records of Nantucket, 2:72.
  7. [S1163] Vital Records of Nantucket, 2:32.
  8. [S1163] Vital Records of Nantucket, 2:47.
  9. [S1163] Vital Records of Nantucket, 2:56.
  10. [S1163] Vital Records of Nantucket, 2:20.
  11. [S1163] Vital Records of Nantucket, 2:49.