Desire Doty was born before 1645 in Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts to Edward Doty (bef1600-1655) and Faith Clarke (c1619-1675) and died 22 January 1731 in Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts of unspecified causes. She married William Sherman (c1640-1680) 25 December 1667 in Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts. She married Israel Holmes (c1642-1683) 1681 in Plymouth County, Massachusetts. She married Alexander Standish (1627-1702) 1685 in Plymouth County, Massachusetts.


Offspring of William Sherman, Jr. and Desire Doty (c1645-1731)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Hannah Sherman (1668-1745) 21 February 1668 Marshfield, Massachusetts Bay Colony 8 July 1745 Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony John Ford (1659-1724)
William Ring (c1653-1731)

Elizabeth Sherman (c1670-1695)
William Sherman (1672-c1739) 19 April 1672 Marshfield, Massachusetts Bay Colony 26 February 1739 Marshfield, Massachusetts Bay Colony Mercy White (c1670-1739)

Patience Sherman (1674-bef1724) 3 August 1674 Marshfield, Massachusetts Bay Colony 1724 Josiah Wormall (c1672-1738)

Experience Sherman (1678-1744) September 1678 Marshfield, Massachusetts Bay Colony 31 March 1744 Duxbury, Massachusetts Bay Colony Myles Standish (1668-1739)

Ebenezer Sherman (1680-1759) 21 April 1680 Marshfield, Massachusetts Bay Colony 1 February 1759 Marshfield, Massachusetts Bay Colony Margaret Decrow (c1679-1726)
Bathsheba Ford (1691-aft1758)
Offspring of Israel Holmes and Desire Doty (c1645-1731)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Israel Holmes (c1682-1760) 17 February 1682 Marshfield, Massachusetts Bay Colony 8 September 1760 Marshfield, Massachusetts Bay Colony Elizabeth Turner (c1682-1754)

John Holmes (1684-1754) 15 June 1684 Marshfield, Massachusetts Bay Colony 6 April 1754 Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony Sarah Thomas (c1687-1761)
Offspring of Alexander Standish and Desire Doty (c1645-1731)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Desire Standish (1689-1766) 5 May 1689 Marshfield, Massachusetts Bay Colony 20 June 1766 Plympton, Massachusetts Bay Colony Nathan Weston (1689-1754)

Thomas Standish (c1690-aft1773) 29 January 1690 Marshfield, Massachusetts Bay Colony 1773 Mary Carver (1695-aft1741)

Ichabod Standish (1693-1772) 10 June 1693 Marshfield, Massachusetts Bay Colony 29 February 1772 Halifax, Massachusetts Phebe Ring (1691-1756)


Offspring of Edward Doty and Faith Clarke (c1619-1675)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Edward Doty (bef1638-aft1688) 1638 Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts 1688 Plymouth County Sarah Faunce (c1645-1695)

John Doty (c1640-1701) 1640 Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts 8 May 1701 Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Elizabeth Cooke (1648-1692)
Sarah Jones (1671-)

Thomas Doty (c1641-1678) 1641 Plymouth, Massachusetts December 1678 Plymouth, Massachusetts Mary Churchill (1654-aft1724)

Samuel Doty (c1643-1715) 1643 Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts 1715 Piscataway Township, Middlesex County, New Jersey Jane Harmon (c1660-aft1716)

Desire Doty (c1645-1731) 1645 Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts 22 January 1731 Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts William Sherman (c1640-1680)
Israel Holmes (c1642-1683)
Alexander Standish (1627-1702)

Elizabeth Doty (c1647-1742) 1647 Plymouth, Massachusetts 7 April 1742 Marshfield, Massachusetts John Rouse (1643-1717)
William Carver (1659-1760)

Isaac Doty (c1648-aft1727) 8 February 1648 Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts 7 January 1728 Oyster Bay, Nassau County, New York Elizabeth England (?-aft1693)

Joseph Doty (1651-c1732) 30 April 1651 Plymouth, Plymouth County, Plymouth Colony 1732 Rochester, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Colony Deborah Ellis (c1652-1711)
Sarah Woodin (1656/7-aft1733)

Mary Doty (c1653-bef1729) 1653 Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States 11 December 1715 Samuel Hatch (1653-1735)
Eleazer Churchill (1652-1716)



Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
  • Mayflower Families Through Five Generations Vol 11 Plymouth MA: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1996.


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