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Hannah (Palmer) Fish (1634 - abt. 1683)

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Hannah Fish formerly Palmer aka Hewitt, Sterry
Born in Connecticutmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Stonington, Connecticutmap
Wife of — married in Stonington, New London County, Connecticutmap
Wife of — married in Connecticutmap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Stonington, New London, Connecticutmap
Profile last modified | Created 13 Sep 2010 | Last significant change: 10 Jun 2018
22:29: Steve Selbrede edited the Biography for Hannah (Palmer) Fish. (add source) [Thank Steve for this]
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Hannah was born about 1634. She is the daughter of Walter Palmer and Rebecca Short.

HANNAH, bp. 15 June 1634; m. (1) 26 April 1659 Thomas Hewitt [Minor Diary 34]; m. (2) Stonington 27 December 1671 Roger Sterry; m. (3) Stonington 25 August 1681 John Fish. (The precise dates for the second and third marriages of Hannah are given in many secondary sources [e.g., Stonington Hist 418-19, 508], but do not appear in the Stonington vital records. Wheeler does provide clues pointing to the location of the evidence for these marriages [e.g., "An interesting jointure between them is preserved in our old Stonington records," Stonington Hist 508].)[1]

Birth 15 JUN 1634 Charlestown, Suffolk, MA[2]
Christening 15 JUN 1634 Charlestown, MA
Marriage 26 APR 1659 Stonington, New London, Connecticut[3]
Husband: Thomas Hewitt
Wife: Hannah Palmer
Death 25 AUG 1681 Stonington, New London, CT[4]


  • Source: S-01 Title: The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-33; Author: Robert Charles Anderson.
  • Source: S190 Title: New England Marriages Prior to 1700, pg 236
  • Source: S192 Title: see Walter Palmer notes
  • Source: S334 Author: James Savage Title: A Gen. Dict. of the First Settlers of New England Publication: Name: Genealogical Publ Co, Inc., Baltimore ;
  • Source: S343 Title: Genealogy of New England, Vol. 1
  • Source: S-0120
  • Ancestry-Brown. Hannah Palmer, daughter of Walter and Rebecca. Wife of Thomas Hewitt, Roger Sterry, Joe Fish. Mother of Hannah Sterry.

  1. #S-01
  2. Source: #S4 Record for Benjamin Hewitt Record for Thomas Hewitt Record for Hannah Palmer Record for Walter PALMER
  3. Source: #S4 Record for Thomas Hewitt
  4. Source: #S4 Page: Database online. Text: Record for Benjamin Hewitt Record for Thomas Hewitt Record for Hannah Palmer Record for Walter PALMER

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