William and Hannah Ives, had a daughter, born about 1646, who was probably Martha, the wife of Azariah Beach.
Azariah and Martha lived in Wallingford, Killingworth, and finally in New Haven.
Martha, the widow of Azariah Beech was made administrator of his estate, in 1696. Thomas Beach signed an administration bond on the estate of Azariah Beach 24 March 1701/2 This may imply that Martha had deceased, although other circumstances might have triggered Joseph being assigned.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Martha by comparing test results with other carriers of her mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Martha: