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Elizabeth (Ford) Durkee (1712 - 1757)

Elizabeth Durkee formerly Ford
Born in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colonymap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 8 Feb 1734 [location unknown]
Wife of — married 28 Mar 1754 in Windham, Windham, Connecticut Colonymap
Descendants descendants
Died at about age 45 in Windham, Windham, Connecticut Colonymap
Profile last modified | Created 13 Nov 2009
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Elizabeth Ford was born in Ipswich on 1712 to Joseph Ford and Elizabeth Hovey. She was baptized there on 18 Mar 1711-2.[1]


Elizabeth Ford first married, as his 2nd wife, William Durkee in Windham on 5 Aug 1735.[1]

William Durkee died in Windham on 17 Mar 1753.[1]

Elizabeth (Ford) Durkee then married, as his 2nd wife, Jacob Woodward.[1][2]


Elizabeth (Ford)(Durkee) Woodward died in Windham on 26 Mar 1757.[1][2] The timing suggests that she died, at age 45, from complications of her 11th pregnancy.


Elizabeth Ford and William Durkee had the following 9 children in Windham: [1]

Susannah, b. 14 Aug 1736, m. Zephaniah Davison
Elizabeth, b. 28 Nov 1737, m. Zebediah Coburn
♀Sarah, b. 23 Aug 1739, m. Robert Durkee
Oliver, b. 30 Apr 1741, m. Mary Hide
♀Hepsibah, b. 8 Dec 1742,
Benjamin, b. 18 Aug 1744
Tamma, b. 23 June 1746, m. Shubael Simons
♂Solomon, b. 28 Apr 1748, d. 3 Sep 1754
♂William, b. 24 Aug 1751, d. 25 Aug 1754

Elizabeth and Jacob Woodward had, in Windham:[2]

♀Hannah, b. 23 Feb 1755, d. 26 May 1755


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Stewart, Elizabeth Cobb, The Descendants of Andrew Ford of Weymouth, Massachusetts, Part 1, p. 30, viewed on
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Barbour Collection, Windham Town Records, pp. 272-274 in transcription viewed on$), citing Vol. 1, pp. 18 & 204 in original


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