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Desire Howland was born 13 October 1625 in Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States to John Howland (1592-1672) and Elizabeth Tilley (1607-1687) and died 13 October 1683 Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States of unspecified causes. She married John Gorham (1621-1675) 6 November 1643 in Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States.

Marriage & Family

  1. Desire Gorham (1644-1700)
  2. Temperance Gorham (1646-1715)
  3. Elizabeth Gorham (1648-1683)
  4. James Gorham (1650-1707)
  5. John Gorham (1651-1715)
  6. Joseph Gorham (1654-1726)
  7. Mercy Gorham (1659-1725) - md George Denison and settled in Westerly RI.
  8. Lydia Gorham (1661-1744)
  9. Shubael Gorham (1667-1750)




Children


Offspring of John Gorham, Sr. and Desire Howland (1625-1683)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Desire Gorham (1644-1700) 2 April 1644 Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States 30 July 1700 Yarmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States John Hawes (1640-1701)
Temperance Gorham (1646-1715) 5 May 1646 Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States 12 March 1715 Yarmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States Edward Sturgis (1642-1678)
Elizabeth Gorham (1648-1683) 2 April 1648 Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States 5 March 1683 Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States Joseph Hallet (c1630-1715)
James Gorham (1650-1707) 28 April 1650 Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States 18 November 1707 Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States Hannah Huckins (1653-1727)
John Gorham (1651-1715) 20 February 1651 Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States 11 November 1715 Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States Mary Otis (1654-1732)
Joseph Gorham (1654-1726) 16 February 1654 Yarmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States 9 July 1726 Yarmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States Sarah Sturgis (1654-1739)
Jabez Gorham (1656-1726) 3 August 1656 Yarmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts 20 April 1726 Bristol, Bristol County, Rhode Island Hannah Sturgis (1654-1736)
Mercy Gorham (1659-1725) 20 January 1659 Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts 24 September 1725 Westerly, Washington County, Rhode Island George Denison (1653-1711)
Lydia Gorham (1661-1744) 11 November 1661 Barnstable County, Massachusetts 2 August 1744 Yarmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts John Thatcher (1639-1713)
Shubael Gorham (1667-1750)

Siblings

Residences

References

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  • John Howland: Vol 1 - Descendants of Desire Howland Gorham - The First Five Generations; Documented descendants through his first child Desire2 Howland and her husband Captain John Gorham. By Elizabeth Pearson White, CG, FASG, FNGS. 736 pp. Maps, illus, printed endsheets, 12,455 entry Every Name Index. 1990. This prize-winning opus by Elizabeth White documents the multitude of descendants of Mayflower passenger John Howland through his first child, Desire (Howland) Gorham.
  • Howland in Massachusetts - first families
  • Desire Howland - disambiguation




Footnotes (including sources)

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