Mary was born in 1680, possibly at Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut (although it seems her birth was not recorded there). She was a daughter of Joseph Dudley and Ann Robinson.
Mary [daughter of Joseph and Ann (Robinson) Dudley, of Guilford, Conn.], mar 21 May 1701 Joseph Wright of Colchester, Conn.
Note: Another Mary Dudley, daughter of John and Martha Dudley, was born on May 14, 1678 at Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut.
Marriage and Children
Mary, "daughter of Joseph of Guilford," married May 21, 1701 at (Wethersfield, or Guilford?) Connecticut, to Capt. Joseph Wright of Colchester, Connecticut. Joseph was born February 14, 1670 at Wethersfield, son of Dea. Joseph Wright and Mary Stodard. Joseph removed from Wethersfield to Colchester and purchased a large farm where he lived with his family.
Mary died on November 25, 1755 at Colchester, New London County, Connecticut. Joseph died September 10, 1756. They share a head stone at Colchester Burying Ground, Colchester, New London County, Connecticut.
Fact: Burial (November 1755) Colchester, Colchester, New London, Connecticut, British Colonial America
Wright, Curtis, [Genealogical and Biographical Notices of Descendants of Sir John Wright of Kelvedon Hall, Essex, England ...] Salem, MA: Higginson Book Co., [199-?], HathiTrust.org accessed November 6, 2015.
WeRelate.org contributors, Mary Dudley. Citing: Talcott, Alvan, and Jacquelyn L. Ricker. Families of Early Guilford, Connecticut. (Baltimore [Maryland]: Genealogical Publishing. Co., 1984), 1:332, accessed November 6, 2015.
Barbour, Lucius Barnes, [www.americanancestors.org/databases/connecticut-vital-records-to-1870-the-barbour-collection/image/?volumeId=12535&pageName=73&rId=139009851 Connecticut Vital Records to 1870.] (Wethersfield 100, Guilford 73, Colchester, Pages 186-87) (Online Database accessed November 6, 2015: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011.) From original typescripts, Lucius Barnes Barbour Collection, 1928.
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Mary by comparing test results with other carriers of her mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Mary: