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Mary (Burt) Belden (bef. 1676)

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Mary Belden formerly Burt aka Hastings
Born before in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts Baymap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 14 Feb 1706 in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusettsmap
Wife of — married after 23 Jul 1712 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died [date unknown] in Hatfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts Baymap [uncertain]
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Profile last modified 12 Oct 2019 | Created 29 May 2013
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Birth and Baptism

Mary was born before the baptism date of 3 May 1676 in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts to David Burt and Mary Holten as the tenth of thirteen children.


All children born in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts.
  1. David Burt, 1st of this name in the family, born 30 July 1656. He was run over by his father's cart and killed on 30 August 1660 in Northampton.
  2. Jonathan Burt born 1 May 1658. He died on 15 April 1662.
  3. Henry Burt born 20 August 1660. He married 1) Elizabeth Alvord on 12 December 1684 and 2) Hannah Denslow on 9 December 1687 and 3) Mary Unknown in 1690. He died on 26 September 1735 in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts.
  4. Mary Burt, first of this name in the family, born 18 March 1663. She died on 3 November 1666 in Northampton.
  5. Sarah Burt born 2 May 1665. She married Robert Porter on 21 May 1688 in Northampton, Massachusetts. Sarah died on 14 May 1689 in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts.
  6. Hannah Burt born 2 September 1667. She died 3 May 1689, unmarried.
  7. David Burt Jr. born 25 August 1669. He was captured by Indians on 8 February 1690. Death date and place unknown.
  8. Jonathan Burt born 5 September 1671. He married Mindwell Taylor on 2 June 1696. He died on 15 October 1745 in the paternal homestead at Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts.
  9. Joseph Burt born 26 September 1673. He married Sarah Cowles on 16 April 1702. Joseph died on 13 January 1759 in Northfield, Franklin, Massachusetts.
  10. Ruth Burt born April 1677. She married Nehemiah Allen on 16 December 1710. Ruth died in March 1746.
  11. Benjamin Burt born 17 November 1680. He married Sarah Belden on 9 October 1702 in Deerfield, Franklin, Massachusetts. Benjamin died on 20 May 1759 in Ridgefield, Fairfield, Connecticut.
  12. John Burt born 29 April 1682. He died while on a war party with Capt. Benjamin Wright in May 1709.


She first married Dr. Thomas Hastings Jr. (1652-1712) of Hatfield on 14 February 1706 in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts. He was the son of Deacon Thomas Hastings, the immigrant, (about 1605-before 7 September 1685) and Margaret Cheney (about 1628-1678). Mary was his second wife.[1]
As the widow of Dr. Hastings, Mary married Samuel Belden (about 1660-about 1732) of Hatfield on 7 May 1713. [2]


No record for her death has been found. The last date known is the date of her second marriage in 1713. The date in April 1734 was added to the profile with the ged, but it was all from unsourced family trees. No sources.


  • Burt, Henry Martyn & Burt, Silas Wright. Early Days in New England: Life and Times of Henry Burt of Springfield (C. W. Bryan Company, printers, 1893). David Burt begins on page 161.
  • Clemens, William Montgomery. American Marriage Records Before 1699. Pompton Lakes, NJ, USA: Biblio Co., 1926
  • Torry, Clarence A. New England Marriages Prior to 1700. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2004. Marriage of Dr. Hastings and Anne Hawkes.
  • Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook). Birth record for Thomas Hastings.
  • Anderson, Robert Charles. The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633. Boston, MA: New England Historical and Genealogical Society, 1996-2011. Volume 3, G-H, page 239, record of Thomas Hastings and Margaret Cheney with children.
  • Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook). Record of residence in 1713 for Widow Mary Hastings in Northampton, Massachusetts. This record has to do with fencing.


  1. The first wife of Dr. Hastings was Anna Hawkes (1648-1705), the daughter of John Hawkes, of Hadley whom he married on 10 October 1672.
  2. "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 February 2018), Samuel Belding and Mary Hastings, 07 May 1713; citing reference item 2 p 95; FHL microfilm 760,648.


  1. Margaret Bell created Burt-1091 through the import of Bell Salerno Family Tree.ged on May 18, 2013.
  2. Darlene Scott Kerr edited ged, fixed birth, added sources on 29 January 2016.

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