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Mary (Elmer) Garrett (1658 - 1712)

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Mary Garrett formerly Elmer
Born in Northampton, Massachusetts Colonymap
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 7 Jul 2013 | Last significant change: 16 Sep 2018
05:49: Karen (Michaud) Hoy edited the Biography for Mary (Elmer) Garrett. (Data Doctor: 571 FindAGrave - Link without Grave ID - fixed) [Thank Karen for this]
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Mary was born in Northampton, 2 September 1658, the daughter of Edward and Mary Elmer. She married about 1678, Joseph Garrett, the son of Daniel Garrett. Mary (Elmer) Garrett died in 1712.


Mary Elmer [1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8]


2 September 1658 in Northampton, Massachusetts Colony [1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8]


1678 Joseph Garrett [2][5][7]
Conflicting marriage account: 1686 Jeremiah Diggins. [3][7] This is not supported. [2]


1658 Northampton, Massachusetts Colony [2]
1696 Hartford, Massachusetts Colony [7]


1712 [3][6]
Alternate: Unknown [8]


Unknown [8]


  • Godfrey Memorial Library, comp.. American Genealogical-Biographical Index (AGBI) [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 1999. Original data: Godfrey Memorial Library. American Genealogical-Biographical Index. Middletown, CT, USA: Godfrey Memorial Library.
  • Gale Ion Harris, "Daniel^1 Garrett and his family of Hartford, Connecticut," The American Genealogist 71 (1996):100 (in particular part); digital images, (accessed 2014).
  • Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, Volumes I-III, 3 vols. (1995).
1:634-638 for Edward Elmer article; digital images, (accessed 2014).
Original text: MARY, b. Northampton 2 September 1658 [Pynchon VR 93]; m. by 1680 Joseph Garrett [TAG 70:22]. (The claim made by Stiles that she married Jeremiah Diggins confuses a Diggins-Elmer marriage of a later generation [TAG 70:18-26].)
Transcription of text EDWARD ELMER, b. -----, d. 1676 (see Note 1). Children--- John, b. 1646, m. Rosamund Genivere, d. Dec. 21, 1711; Samuel, b. 1649, d. April 1691; Edward, b. 1654, d. 1725; Joseph, b. 1656, d. 1657; Mary, b. 1658, m. J. Diggens, d. 1712; Elizabeth, b. 1659, m. Jos. Edwards, d. 1673; Sarah, b. 1664, m. Thomas Long.
Note: This source inaccurately identifies Mary's spouse as Jeremiah Diggins.
  •, Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2011. Original data: Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook).
Original text: Births in 1658: 2 September: Mary daughter of Edward and Mary Elmer was born
  • U.S., New England Marriages Prior to 1700 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2012. Original data: Torry, Clarence A. New England Marriages Prior to 1700. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2004.
Original text: GARRETT/GARRARD/GARWOOD, Joseph & Mary [Elmer] (1658); Hartford/Glastonbury
Note: Glastonbury is pretty much a suburb of Hartford
  • Heritage Consulting. Millennium File [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2003. Original data: Heritage Consulting. The Millennium File. Salt Lake City, UT, USA: Heritage Consulting. The Millennium File contains more than 880,000 linked family records, with lineages from throughout the world, including colonial America, the British Isles, Switzerland, and Germany.
Note: This source inaccurately identifies Mary's spouse as Jeremiah Diggins.
Volume II: Genealogies and Biographies; Page 234; Article on Elmer family
Original text: 6. Mary, b. 1658, at Northampton; m. [Htfd. Co. Mem. Hist. Says Joseph Garrett (or Garrard) of Htfd., 1696, afterward of Glastonbury, 1729|? Jeramiah Diggins; res E.W.
  • Global, Find A Grave Index for Burials at Sea and other Select Burial Locations, 1300s-Current, [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2012. Original data: Find A Grave. Find A Grave: Memorial #55391819


  1. 1.0 1.1 AGBI
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Anderson
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Elmer2
  4. 4.0 4.1 MAVR
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Torry
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Heritage
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 Stiles
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 GFAG

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