Sarah Gardner

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ChartsAncestors of William Jerome Pierce
Sarah Gardner, daughter of Thomas Gardner and NN (…), was born about 1627.1 She died at Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts, 5 April 1686.2,3

Sarah married Benjamin Balch, son of John Balch and Margaret (…), at Beverly, about 1650.4,5,2,1,6


Benjamin Balch b. 1629, d. aft. Jan 1714/15
  • Samuel Balch3,5 b. 1651, d. 14 Oct 1723
  • Benjamin Balch3 b. abt. 1653, d. abt. May 1698
  • John Balch+3,5 b. 1654, d. 19 Nov 1738
  • Joseph Balch3,5 b. abt. 1658, d. 18 Sep 1675
  • Freeborn Balch3,5 b. 9 Aug 1660, d. abt. 12 Jun 1729
  • Sarah Balch3 b. abt. 1661, d. bef. 1717
  • Abigail Balch3 b. abt. 1663, d. 30 Apr 1706
  • Ruth Balch3 b. abt. 1665, d. aft. Oct 1731
  • Mary Balch3 b. abt. 1667, d. 12 Mar 1737
  • Jonathan Balch3 b. 10 Apr 1670
  • David Balch3 b. 9 Jul 1671, d. Apr 1690
This person was last edited on21 Nov 2015


  1. [S2281] Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, Volumes I–III, 3 vols. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995), 2:731-37 (Thomas Gardner), further cited as Anderson, GMB.
  2. [S2281] Anderson, GMB, 1:84-86 (John Balch).
  3. [S24] Mary Walton Ferris, Dawes-Gates Ancestral Lines: A Memorial Volume Containing the American Ancestry of Rufus R. Dawes: Volume I: Dawes and Allied Families (n. p., 1943), 1:72-75, further cited as Ferris, Dawes-Gates I.
  4. [S24] Ferris, Dawes-Gates I, 1:70-72.
  5. [S644] Galusha B. Balch, Genealogy of the Balch Families in America (Salem, Massachusetts: Eben Putnam, 1897), 9-11, further cited as Balch, Balch Families in America.
  6. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 73, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011).