Miriam Blakeman was born on February 8, 1670, in Stratford, Connecticut to James Blakeman, 25 and Miriam Wheeler, 22. She married Joseph Northrup in about 1688 and they had four children. After Joseph's death in 1700, she married John Smith and they had three children together between 1702 and 1706. She died on July 31, 1709, in Milford, Connecticut, at the age of 39, and was buried there.
Husbands and Children
First Husband: Joseph Northrup 1649–1700, married 1688
Joseph Northrup 1689–1773
James Northrup 1693–1777
Moses Northrup 1695–1747
Second Husband: John Smith 1666–1749, married about 1701
Johanna Smith 1702–1792
Josiah Smith 1703–1737
Abigail Smith Canfield 1706–1776
Connecticut Town Birth Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection), Ancestry.com, Original data: White, Lorraine Cook, ed. The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records. Vol. 1-55. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1994-2002.
Connecticut, Church Record Abstracts, 1630-1920, Ancestry.com, Original data: Connecticut. Church Records Index. Connecticut State Library, Hartford, Connecticut.
Jacobus, Donald Lines, compiled & edited. Additions and Corrections to History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield. Supplement to The American Genealogist, October 1943. For the Eunice Dennie Burr Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (Fairfield, Connecticut) page 83
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