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Mary (Gibbs) Cotton (1699 - 1761)

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Mary Cotton formerly Gibbs
Born in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusettsmap
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Wife of — married 19 Feb 1718 in Boston, Massachusettsmap
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Died in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusettsmap
Profile last modified 30 Sep 2019 | Created 27 Mar 2011
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This biography was auto-generated by a GEDCOM import.[1] It's a rough draft and needs to be edited.


Name: Mary /Gibbs/
Given Name: Mary
Surname: Gibbs[2]


Date: 28 MAY 1699[3]


Date: 28 SEP 1761[4]


Husband: John Cotton
Wife: Mary Gibbs
Child: Rebecca Cotton
Date: 19 FEB 1719[5]
Husband: Robert Gibbs
Wife: Mary Shrimpton
Child: Mary Gibbs
Date: 1692[6]


  1. Gibbs-1796 was created by Richard Damon through the import of Damon-10.ged on May 21, 2014. This comment and citation can be deleted after the biography has been edited and primary sources are included.
  2. Source: #S51 Quality or Certainty of Data: 1
  3. Source: #S51 Quality or Certainty of Data: 1
  4. Source: #S51 Quality or Certainty of Data: 1
  5. Source: #S51 Quality or Certainty of Data: 1
  6. Source: #S51 Quality or Certainty of Data: 1
  • "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915," database, FamilySearch ( : 4 December 2014), Mary Gibbs, 28 May 1699; citing BOSTON,SUFFOLK,MASSACHUSETTS, ; FHL microfilm 397,042.
  • "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 13 July 2016), John Cotton Rev. and Mary Gibbs Mrs., 19 Feb 1718; citing Marriage, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, , town clerk offices, Massachusetts; FHL microfilm 818,093.
  • Find a Grave Memorial # 7103887: [1]
  • Source: S51 Title: Winslow Johnson Damon Family Tree, Record Type: Ancestral Chart Abbreviation: Winslow Johnson Damon Tree Author: Edward Kennan Damon Note: A tree mostly built from previous works handed down in the family Repository: #I2

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On 6 May 2017 at 15:49 GMT Esmé (Pieterse) van der Westhuizen wrote:

Gibbs-1796 and Gibbs-190 appear to represent the same person because: Clear Duplicate. Same parents

Exact dates and same spouse

On 27 Jun 2015 at 22:13 GMT Richard Damon wrote:

Gibbs-1796 and Gibbs-190 do not represent the same person because: Husbands, while have the same name are different (born different years and different countries)

On 25 Jun 2015 at 17:40 GMT Bob Tonsmeire wrote:

Gibbs-1796 and Gibbs-190 appear to represent the same person because: Same name, same husband

Mary is 17 degrees from Mags Gaulden, 14 degrees from Dennis Wilson and 11 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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