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Mehitable (Adams) Faxon (1665 - 1753)

Mehitable Faxon formerly Adams
Born in Medfield, Suffolk, Massachusetts Baymap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married about 1689 in Braintree, Suffolk, Massachusetts Baymap [uncertain]
Descendants descendants
Died in Braintree, Suffolk, Province of Massachusetts Baymap
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Mehitabell Adams was born in Medfield, (then) Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, on 20 March 1664/5, the daughter of Edward and Lydia (Penniman) Adams.[1] Mehitable Adams married Josiah Faxon, by 1690 perhaps in Braintree.[2] Mehitabal Faxon, the widow of Josiah Faxon, died in Braintree, (then) Suffolk, Province of Massachusetts Bay, on 01 March 1753.[3]


  1. Josiah Faxon
  2. Thomas Faxon
  3. Lydia Faxon
  4. Mehitable Faxon
  5. Edward Faxon
  6. Elizabeth Faxon


  1. NEHGS, compiler, Vital Records of Medfield, MA, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: NEHGS, 1903), p. 12. "Adams, Mehitabell (A[d]ams), d. Edward and Lidia, Mar 20 1664/5."
  2. Clarence A. Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700 (CD version) (Boston, MA: NEHGS, 2001) citing Faxon 46; Vinton Mem. 312-313; Parker (,9) 333; Adams (1898) 502; Tracy (1936) 162, 174; NYGBR 12:11.
  3. Braintree, MA: Vital Records, 1643-1793. (Online database., New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2006.) Transcription. By Waldo C. Sprague from the original records held at the Randolph Town Hall, donated from the estate of Mr. Sprague to NEHGS in 1962., online, p. 152. "Mehitibal Faxon the widow of Josiah Faxon died March the 1 1753."
  • Edmund West, comp., Family Data Collection - Individual Records (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2000)
  • Yates Publishing, U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2004.)
  • Godfrey Memorial Library, comp., American Genealogical-Biographical Index (AGBI) (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 1999.)
  • Ancestry Family Trees
  • Ancestry Family Trees

Ancestral File

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "Ancestral File," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 2016-06-12), entry for Elizabeth FAXON.


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