When Elizabeth Joy was born on January 7, 1654, in Hingham, Massachusetts, her father, Thomas, was 43, and her mother, Joan, was 35. She married Nathaniel Beale on March 15, 1676, in her hometown. They had seven children in 12 years. She died on January 5, 1729, in Killingworth, Connecticut, at the age of 74.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Elizabeth by comparing test results with other carriers of her mitochondrial DNA.
Mitochondrial DNA test-takers in the direct maternal line: