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Sarah (Gardner) Balch (abt. 1627 - 1686)

Sarah Balch formerly Gardner
Born about in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Baymap
Wife of — married about 1650 (to 5 Apr 1686) in Salem, Essex County, Massachusettsmap
Descendants descendants
Died at about age 59 in Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts Baymap
Profile last modified | Created 27 Sep 2010
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Sarah (Gardner) Balch immigrated to New England as a child during the Puritan Great Migration (1621-1640).
This profile is part of the Gardner Name Study.

Sarah Gardner was the daughter of Thomas and Margaret Gardner of Salem. [1]

She married Benjamin Balch [2], son of John Balch and they became the parents of 11 children. [1]

Sarah Balch died on Apr. 5, 1686. [1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Gardner, Frank Augustine. Thomas Gardner, Planter (Cape Ann, 1623-1626; Salem, 1626-1674) and Some of Descendants: Salem, Massachusetts, Essex Institute, 1907, page 20
  2. Great Migration Begins, pg. 734; Sarah, b. about 1627; m. about 1650 as his first of three wives Benjamin Balch, son of John Balch.

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This person immigrated to New England between 1621-1640 as a Minor Child (under age 21 at time of immigration) of a Puritan Great Migration immigrant who is profiled in Robert Charles Anderson's Great Migration Directory (or is otherwise accepted by the Puritan Great Migration (PGM) Project).

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posted by Bobbie (Madison) Hall
Gardner-4116 and Gardner-157 appear to represent the same person because: clear duplicate; please merge.

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