Fifth Generation

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182. Mehitable Gorham (James Gorham , Desire Howland , John , Henry ) was born on 20 Apr 1683 in Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA. She died in Scituate, Plymouth Co., MA.

Mehitable married Joshua Oldham on 12 May 1715 in Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA. Joshua was born on 8 Aug 1686 in Scituate, Plymouth Co., MA. He died in Scituate, Plymouth Co., MA.

They had the following children.

  537 F i Mehitable Oldham was born on 1 Dec 1717 in Scituate, Plymouth Co., MA.

        Mehitable married Job Nichols on 21 May 1741 in Scituate, Plymouth Co., MA. Job was born on 2 May 1710 in Scituate, Plymouth Co., MA. He died on 24 Aug 1778 in Pembroke, Plymouth Co., MA. He was buried in Pembroke Center Cemetery, Pembroke, Plymouth Co., MA.

183. Thomas Gorham (James Gorham , Desire Howland , John , Henry ) was born on 16 Dec 1684 in Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA. He died on 3 Dec 1771 in Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA.

Thomas married Rachel Trott on 7 May 1707 in Island of Nantucket, Nantucket Co., MA. Rachel was born on 23 Aug 1683 in Nantucket, Nantucket Co., MA. She died before 1758 in Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA.

They had the following children.

+ 538 M i Benjamin Gorham was born on 8 Sep 1708. He died before 3 Dec 1771.
  539 M ii Reuben Gorham was born on 10 Dec 1709 in Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA.

+ 540 F iii Priscilla Gorham was born on 18 Dec 1711. She died on 3 May 1801.
  541 M iv Samuel Gorham was born on 18 Dec 1713 in Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA. He died before 28 Apr 1764 in Sherborn, Island of Nantucket, Nantucket Co., MA.

  542 M v Peter Gorham was born on 19 Dec 1714 in Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA.

  543 M vi Paul Gorham was born on 6/6 Jan 1717/1718 in Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA.

  544 M vii Abraham Gorham was born on 10 Jul 1720 in Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA.

  545 M viii James Gorham was born on 23 Jun 1723 in Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA.

  546 M ix Gershom Gorham was born on 22 Jun 1725 in Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA.

        Gershom married Winifred North, daughter of Daniel North and Hannah Briggs, on 6 Sep 1746. Winifred was born on 7 Nov 1727 in Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA.
+ 547 F x Abigail Gorham was born on 13 May 1729. She died on 9 Oct 1794.

186. Jabez Gorham (James Gorham , Desire Howland , John , Henry ) was born on 6/6 Mar 1690/1691 in Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA. He died on 5/5 Mar 1739/1740 in Fairfield, Fairfield Co., CT.

Jabez married Molly.

They had the following children.

+ 548 M i James Gorham was born about 1719. He died on 9 Oct 1748.
+ 549 M ii David Gorham was born on 24/24 Feb 1722/1723. He died on 18 Nov 1785.
+ 550 M iii Jabez Gorham was born in Oct 1725. He died on 13 Dec 1804.
  551 M iv John Gorham was born on 12 May 1728 in Fairfield, Fairfield Co., CT. He died before 1 Jan 1759 in Scituate, Plymouth Co., MA.

        John married Mary. Mary died after 5 Jun 1770.

188. Ebenezer Gorham (James Gorham , Desire Howland , John , Henry ) was born on 14/14 Feb 1693/1694 in Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA. He died on 16 Nov 1776 in Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA.

Ebenezer married Temperance Hawes, daughter of Joseph Hawes and Mary Howes, on 22 Sep 1727 in Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., MA. Temperance was born on 30 Dec 1705 in Yarmouth, Barnstable. She died on 21 Feb 1767 in Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA.

They had the following children.

+ 552 M i Ebenezer Gorham was born on 7 Aug 1729. He died in 1772 from Died at Sea.
+ 553 M ii Prince Gorham was born on 14/14 Mar 1731/1732. He died on 4 Dec 1804.
  554 F iii Hannah Gorham was born on 16 Apr 1733 in Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA. She died on 5 Apr 1765 in Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA.

        Hannah married Thomas Gorham, son of Job Gorham and Desire Dimmock, on 16 May 1754 in Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA. Thomas was born on 13 Aug 1723 in Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA.

+ 555 F iv Mary Gorham was born on 16 Jun 1735. She died after 26 Dec 1775.
  556 F v Sarah Gorham was born in 1737.

+ 557 F vi Thankful Gorham was born about 1739. She died before 1802.
+ 558 F vii Temperance Gorham was born on 20 May 1744. She died on 26 Nov 1824.
+ 559 M viii Silvanas Gorham was born in 1746. He died on 29 May 1805.

191. Stephen Gorham (John Gorham , Desire Howland , John , Henry ) was born on 23 Jun 1683 in Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA. He was christened in 1686 in Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA. He died in 1743 in Nantucket, Nantucket Co., MA.

Stephen married Elizabeth Gardner, daughter of James Gardner and Mary S. Starbuck, on 25 Dec 1703 in Nantucket, Nantucket Co., MA. Elizabeth was born in 1683 in Nantucket, Nantucket Co., MA. She died on 22 Jul 1763 in Nantucket, Nantucket Co., MA.

They had the following children.

+ 560 F i Mary Gorham was born on 15/15 Mar 1703/1704. She died in 1780.
+ 561 F ii Susanna Gorham was born on 8 Oct 1705. She died on 13 Jul 1777.
+ 562 F iii Lois Gorham was born on 5 Nov 1727. She died on 10 Mar 1804.
+ 563 M iv Nathaniel Gorham was born on 3 May 1709. He died on 24 Dec 1761.
+ 564 M v Josiah Gorham was born on 2 Jun 1723. He died in 1803.
+ 565 F vi Sarah Gorham was born before 1728. She died in 1748.
  566 M vii Barnabas Gorham was born in 1715 in Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA.

  567 M viii Zaccheus Gorham was born in 1718 in Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA.

+ 568 F ix Elizabeth Gorham was born on 6 Sep 1718. She died on 23 Jun 1772.
+ 569 F x Eunice Gorham was born in 1720. She died in 1791.
  570 M xi Stephen Gorham was born in 1722 in Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA.

+ 571 F xii Lydia Gorham was born in 1729. She died in 1765.

195. Job Gorham (John Gorham , Desire Howland , John , Henry ) was born on 30 Aug 1692 in Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA. He died in 1762.

Job married Desire Dimmock, daughter of Thomas Dimmock and Desire Sturgis, on 4 Dec 1719. Desire was born in Feb 1694/1695. She died on 28/28 Jan 1730/1731.

They had the following children.

  572 M i Thomas Gorham was born on 13 Aug 1723 in Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA.

        Thomas married Hannah Gorham, daughter of Ebenezer Gorham and Temperance Hawes, on 16 May 1754 in Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA. Hannah was born on 16 Apr 1733 in Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA. She died on 5 Apr 1765 in Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA.

  573 F ii Temperance Gorham was born on 23 Jul 1721.

  574 M iii Edward Gorham was born on 2 Sep 1725.

  575 F iv Desire Gorham was born on 17/17 Mar 1727/1728.

  576 M v Job Gorham was born on 6 Nov 1730.

Job also married Bethiah Sturgis, daughter of James Sturgis and Rebecca Thatcher, on 24 Nov 1735. Bethiah was born on 19 Feb 1695 in Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., MA. She died on 11 Jul 1768 in Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., MA.

201. Desire Gorham (Joseph Gorham , Desire Howland , John , Henry ) was born in Apr 1685 in Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., MA. She died on 23 Jun 1749 in Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., MA.

Desire married John Baxter on 11 Jun 1706 in Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., MA. John was born about 1680 in Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., MA.

They had the following children.

  577 F i Jane "Jenny" Baxter was born on 5 Nov 1710 in Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., MA. She died on 26 Feb 1768 in Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., MA.

        Jenny married Richard Baxter, son of Shubael Baxter and Elizabeth Gorham, on 11 Apr 1734 in Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., MA. Richard was born on 6 Jul 1713 in Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., MA.

+ 578 F ii Sarah Baxter was born on 28 Oct 1708. She died in Sep 1740.

204. Josiah Gorham (Joseph Gorham , Desire Howland , John , Henry ) was born on 2 Dec 1692 in Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., MA. He died on 2 Apr 1775 in Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., MA. He was buried in Ancient Cemetery, Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., MA.

Josiah married Priscilla Sears on 15/15 Mar 1721/1722 in Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., MA. Priscilla was born on 1 Jul 1701 in Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., MA. She died on 3 Apr 1760 in Harwich, Barnstable Co., MA.

They had the following children.

  579 M i David Gorham was born on 3 May 1738. He died on 9 Mar 1780.

        David married Rachel Hamblin on 9 May 1765. Rachel was born on 4 Apr 1740. She died on 9 Sep 1815.

206. Elizabeth Gorham (Jabez Gorham , Desire Howland , John , Henry ) was born about 1680 in Bristol, Bristol Co., MA. She died on 17 Apr 1746 in Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., MA.

Elizabeth married William Downs in 1700 in Bristol, Bristol Co., MA.

They had the following children.

+ 580 M i Edward Downs was born on 22 Jun 1701.
  581 M ii William Downs was born on 17 Sep 1703.

  582 M iii Samuel Downs was born on 2 Oct 1705.

Elizabeth also married Shubael Baxter about 1710 in Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., MA. Shubael was born about 1687 in Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., MA. He died on 12 Apr 1741 in Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., MA. He was buried in Ancient Cemetery, Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., MA.

They had the following children.

+ 583 F iv Thankful Baxter was born on 29 Jan 1711. She died on 9 Apr 1786.
  584 M v Richard Baxter was born on 6 Jul 1713 in Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., MA.

        Richard married Jane Baxter "Jenny", daughter of John Baxter and Desire Gorham, on 11 Apr 1734 in Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., MA. Jenny was born on 5 Nov 1710 in Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., MA. She died on 26 Feb 1768 in Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., MA.

209. Shubael Gorham (Jabez Gorham , Desire Howland , John , Henry ) was born on 2 Sep 1686 in Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA. He died on 20/20 Feb 1745/1746 in Louisbourg, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Shubael married Mary Thatcher, daughter of Hon. John Thatcher and Lydia Gorham, on 23 Dec 1708 in Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA. Mary was born on 5/5 Feb 1686/1687 in Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., MA. She died on 28 Jun 1778 in Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA. She was buried in Cobb's Hill Cemetery, Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA.

They had the following children.

  585 M i John Gorham was born on 12 Dec 1709.

  586 M ii David Gorham was born on 6 Apr 1712.

  587 F iii Mary Gorham was born on 7/7 Feb 1713/1714.

  588 M iv William Gorham was born on 6 May 1716.

  589 F v Lydia Gorham was born on 28 Jun 1718.

  590 F vi Hannah Gorham was born on 22 May 1720.

  591 F vii Hannah Gorham was born on 1 May 1721.

  592 M viii Shubael Gorham was born on 2 Jun 1723.

  593 M ix Joseph Gorham was born on 29 May 1725.

  594 M x Benjamin Gorham was born on 5 Jun 1726.

216. Edward Denison (Mercy Gorham , Desire Howland , John , Henry ) was born in 1678 in Stonington, New London Co., CT. He was christened on 14 Nov 1683 in Stonington, New London Co., CT. He died on 9 Dec 1726 in Westerly, Washington Co., RI from drowned.

Edward married Mercy Hedge, daughter of Elisha Hedge and Mary Sturgis, on 29 Nov 1701 in Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., MA. Mercy was born in Sep 1680. She died about 1718.

They had the following children.

+ 595 M i John Denison was born in 1701. He died on 28 Nov 1777.

217. Joseph Denison (Mercy Gorham , Desire Howland , John , Henry ) was born in 1681 in Stonington, New London Co., CT. He was christened on 14 Nov 1683 in Stonington, New London Co., CT. He died on 18 Feb 1725 in Stonington, New London Co., CT.

Joseph married Prudence Minor on 17 Feb 1707 in Stonington, New London Co., CT. Prudence was born on 6 May 1688 in Stonington, New London Co., CT. She died on 26 May 1726 in Stonington, New London Co., CT.

They had the following children.

+ 596 M i Joseph Denison was born on 21 Sep 1707. He died on 15 Feb 1795.
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