Categories: 17th Century American Immigration.
"The Invincible" By Anita Calvert Bourgeoise page 45 December 12, 1644, Wm. Partridge, then of Hartford, afterward of Hadley; m. at Hartford, Mary Smith. This Mary made her will at Hadley, 1680, and in it mentions four brothers: * Christopher, Joseph, Simeon and William. It is not known whether this family came from England with or without their parents. (New England Register has Dec 24, 1644.)
"The History of the Descendants of John Dwight, of Dedham, Mass." By Benjamin Woodbridge Dwight William Partridge, father of Col. Samuel Partridge of Hatfield, came from Berwick upon Tweed, England, and was one of the earliest settlers of Hartford, Ct. He m. there, Dec. 12, 1644, Mary Smith. In '1659 he removed to Hadley,Mass.,where he was a trader, and where he d. June 27, 1668. He wrote his name Partrigg, which has been thought by some to be a corruption of Patrick. His wife d. July 20, 1680, aet. 55. They had two children, I. Col. Samuel Partridge II. Mary Partridge, b. about 1646-7, who m. Nov. 12, 1663, John Smith, who d. May 30, 1676 (son of Lt. Saml. Smith) ; and, for a 2d husband, Sept., 1679, Peter Montague. She d. May 20, 1680. She had a dau. Mary Smith, b.at Hadley in 1677, who m.in 1696 Major John Day of Springfield.
Emmigrated to New England in 1635, settled in Hartford, CT. Her brothers yDNA tested as Group 18 on SmithConnections.com DNA Project.
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On 29 Apr 2015 at 22:45 GMT Kitty (Cooper) Smith wrote:
Mary is 15 degrees from Geoffrey Chaucer, 18 degrees from AJ Jacobs, 16 degrees from Michelle Ladner and 16 degrees from Queen Elizabeth II Windsor on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.