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James Thurston and Mary Pearson

HUSBAND:
James THURSTON.
Born on 24 September 1670 at Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts; son of Daniel THURSTON and Ann PELL.

He married Mary PEARSON on 24 January 1692-1693 in Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts.

He was in Newbury, Massachusetts at least until 1702. He then apparently moved with his family to Exeter, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. (S1).

He probably died in Exeter, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. However, it appears that his daughters may have returned to Newbury to marry, so it is possible that James and Mary returned to Newbury also. (S1).

WIFE:
Mary (Mercy) PEARSON. [Familytree].
Born on 27 October 1671 at Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts; daughter of Samuel PEARSON and Mary POORE.

She married James THURSTON on 24 January 1693.

She died (in 1702)(after 1716) probably in (Exeter, Rockingham County-S1)(Haverhill, Essex County-S?), Massachusetts.

CHILDREN of James THURSTON and Mary PEARSON:
  1. Hannah THURSTON. Born on 15 November 1694 in Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. She was christened on 18 November 1694 in Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts. She died on 8 November 1701 in Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. (S1,S2).
  2. Dorcus THURSTON. Born on 20 October 1696 in Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. She was christened on 27 December 1696 in Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts. She married Henry Hills on 11 November 1736 in Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. She probably died in Hudson, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. (S1,S2).
  3. Abner THURSTON. [Familytree]. Born on 28 February 1699 at Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. He was christened on 30 April 1699 at Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts. He married Shuah Gilman about 1720, probably in Exeter, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. He died after 1742, probably at Exeter, Rockingam County, New Hampshire. (S1,S2).
  4. Phebe THURSTON. Born on 20 June 1701-1702 in Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. She married Thomas kenney on 11 November 1729 in Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. She probably died in Hudson, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. (S1,S2).
  5. Samuel THURSTON. Born before 1716, possibly as early as 1705, probably in Exeter, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. He was christened on 16 November 1716 in Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. His parents waited to have their three youngest children baptized until they came back to Newbury. He married probably Elizabeth Gilman, sister of Shuah Gilman who married his brother Abner.
  6. Daniel THURSTON. Born before 1716, probably in Exeter, Rockingham County, New Hamphsire. He was christened on 16 November 1716 in Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts.
  7. James THURSTON. Born before 1716, probably in Exeter, Rockingham County, New Hamphsire. He was christened on 16 November 1716 in Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts.


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