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Miriam (Gardner) Hill (abt. 1633 - bef. 1664)

Miriam Hill formerly Gardner
Born about in Sherborne, Dorset, Englandmap [uncertain]
Wife of — married 1659 in Salem, Essex, Massachusettsmap
Descendants descendants
Died before before about age 31 in Salem, Essex, Massachusettsmap
Profile last modified | Created 3 Apr 2011
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Miriam (Gardner) Hill immigrated to New England as a child during the Puritan Great Migration (1621-1640).

Miriam Gardner was baptized on 24 March 1632/3 in Sherborne.[1], daughter of Thomas Gardner and Margaret Friar.

She married by 1657 to John Hill. Their children were;

  1. Miriam, b. "24:1:1658" (old style calendar) m. "1: 3mo. 1679" to William Hascall
  2. Susan or Susanna, b. "31:5mo. 1660."

Miriam died prior to August 26, 1664, the date her husband married Lydia Buffam.[2]


  1. Dorset, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812, Sherborne parish. ( online database, original images). Miriam Gardiner, 24 Mar. 1632/3. Image 447 of 834.
  2. Anderson, Robert Charles; The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633, Volumes 2 G-O; (Boston: New England Historical and Genealogical Society, 1995) pg. 734.

See also:

  • See Gardner, Frank Augustine. Thomas Gardner, Planter (Cape Ann, 1623-1626; Salem, 1626-1674) and Some of Descendants: Salem, Massachusetts, Essex Institute, 1907; page 21

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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-612 and Gardner-3663 appear to represent the same person because: These are evidently the same person; rest of family already merged.
posted by Bob Nichol
Gardner-3663 and Gardner-612 are not ready to be merged because: Pending merging of the mothers.
Gardner-612 and Gardner-3663 appear to represent the same person because: Same person, apparently
posted by Bob Nichol
Have you all seen the book 'Early Settlers in Nantucket'? it lists a lot of this family. Have you seen it and think the information good, or are you skeptical about it?
posted by Kathryn Lee

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