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Mary Randell

Mary Randell

Posted: 13 Nov 2012 4:04AM GMT
Classification: Query
Hello- I am seeking information on Mary(NEE Randell)Macomber her husbands name was William Macomber she was born on:18,May 1645 in Dartmouth,Bristol,Mass and she died on:2,July 1711 in Dartmouth,Bristol,Mass. I am interested in finding her parentage information and perhaps her husbands information

Sincerely
Brooks Nelson

Re: Mary Randell

Posted: 16 Nov 2012 3:40PM GMT
Classification: Query
The best starting point for questions of this type is generally the published vital records for a town. Those for Dartmouth are in the public domain and can be freely downloaded online.

It is unlikely that she was born in Dartmouth. That town was not mentioned in New Plymouth Colony records until 03-Oct-1652, and the the town records, as published, contain no record of her birth. The is also no record of her death and no gravestone record in the published records.

The surname of the wife of the younger William Macomber of Marshfield is, as far as I can determine. not known, Her given name was Mary, and she was named in her husband's 1711 will. I find no contemporary record that would provide her surname, and I find no surname for her in secondary sources for the Macomber and Randall families.

Dale H. Cook, Member, NEHGS and MA Society of Mayflower Descendants;
Plymouth Co. MA Coordinator for the USGenWeb Project
Administrator of http://plymouthcolony.net
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