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Mary (Foster) Peabody (abt. 1620 - 1705)

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Mary Peabody formerly Foster aka Wood
Born about in Exeter,,Devon,Englandmap
Wife of — married about 1642 (to 27 Mar 1649) [location unknown]
Wife of — married 1650 (to 19 Feb 1698) [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Topsfield, Essex, Massachusetts Baymap
Profile last modified 13 Aug 2018 | Created 2 Aug 2012
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Mary Foster, daughter of Reginald Foster the Ipswich pioneer immigrant, is mentioned in her father's will dated at Ipswich, 30 April 1680, as follows:
My daughter Mary, wife of ffrancis Paybody. [1]
Wife of Daniel Wood — married about 1642 to March 27, 1649, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts[2]
Wife of Francis Peabody — married about 1650 [1]
By her first husband Daniel Wood, at least one child, a son named Daniel Wood. [1]
When Mary and Francis married about 1650, he had five children under the age of ten by his first wife. [1] By her second husband, Francis Peabody, she had three sons, and six daughters: [1]
Sarah - born about 1650
Hepsibah - born about 1652
Mary - born about 1656
Ruth - born 22 May 1658
Damaris - born 21 June, died 19 Dec 1660
Samuel - born 4 June 1662, died 13 Sept 1667
Jacob - born 28 July 1664
Hannah - born 8 May 1668
Nathaniel - born 20 July 1669
Mary (Foster) (Wood) Peabody passed away 8 April 1705. [3]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 The ancestry of Franklin Merriam Peabody, page 7-8
  2. "Peabody (Paybody, Pabody, Pabodie) Genealogy" (Boston, MA: Selim Hobart Peabody, editor; Charles Henry Pope, Publisher, 1909)
  3. "The Pioneers of Massachusetts" (Charles Henry Pope)


  • WikiTree profile Foster-3636 created through the import of my family 10.ged on Aug 1, 2012 by Lydia Vierson.

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