Jim I am confused.......... William Chandler of Newbury, Mass. b.1617 England and died in Newbury on 05 Mar 1701 married three times during his lifetime. 1st wife being Mary Fowler, daughter of Phillip Fowler and his wife Mary Winslow, Mary Fowler Chandler died in Newbury on 29Oct1666 and had four children: Mary 1649-1708, Hester 1650- and two infants that died in 1653 and 1655.
2nd wife Mary Lord, daughter of Robert Lord and his wife Mary Waite.William Chandler and Mary Lord were married in Newbury on 26Feb1667 and she died on 03Oct1676 after giving birth to four children: William 1667-, Joseph 1669-1755 (my Ancestor), Samuel 1670-1748 and Mary 1674-...
William's 3rd wife was Mary Carter whom he married on 16Apr167. Mary Carter Chandler died on 10May1679 without having children.
SOURCES: Vital records of Newbury Mass. to 1849 p.1911
History of Newbury, Newburyport & West Newbury, Mass. p.1845 reprinted 1985 The Fowler Family p.1838 Genealogical Dictionary of 1st settlers of N Eng. p.1860
As far as I know no one has figured out whom William Chandler is descneded. Please set me straight on this. would love to be proven wrong and given the right info. Thanks Jon email: Aroostook3@aol.com