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||Elizabeth (Stone) Potter migrated to New England during the Puritan Great Migration (1620-1640).|
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The earliest church records of Cambridge preserved in print were compiled in Jan. 1658/9, by the third pastor, Rev. Jonathan Mitchell, who gives the appended account of Dea. Gregory Stone and his family:
"Gregory Stone, Deacon of this Ch: & Lydia his wife in f. C. [full communion] Whose children, John, Daniel, David, Elizabeth, Samuel, Sarah, Also John Cooper son of the forsaid Lydia and Lydia Fiske her daughter; being all of them through the Rich Grace of Christcome into full Communion ith his people; they will be mentioned aftrewards in the places, all save, John Stone now joyned member of th eCurch of Xt at Sudbury, Lydia Fisk now deceased, Elizabeth Stone now Potter living at Ipswich, Sarah Stone now Miriam Joyned to ye Ch. at Concord." (Records of the First Church in Cambridge, p. 4.)"
In addition, the 1671 will of Dea. Gregory Stone mentions his daughter:
Born: 6 MAR 1627/8 in Ipswich, Essex, Massachucetts, USA, (uncertain).
Died: 10 MAR 1711/2 in Ipswich, Essex, Massachucetts, USA, ( uncertain).
Christened: 6 MAR 1628/1629 in Nayland, Suffolk, England.
S1, Find A Grave. Mrs Elizabeth Stone Potter, born 6Mar1629 in Nayland, Suffold, England. Died 10mar1712 in Ispwich, Essex MA. Aged 83 yers. (Early Vital Records of Mass, Ipswich Deaths.) Parents: Gregory Stone and Lyda Fiske Cooper Stone. Child: Samuel Potter, Buried in Old Burying Ground, Ispwich MA.
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