Alice EDEN born circa 1616
Spouse: John MARSTON born Ormesby St. Margaret Norfolk ENG, born circa 1617
Children: John born 8/29/1641; Ephraim born 8/30/1643; Manasseh born circa 1645; Sarah born circa 1647; Benjamin born 1/9/1650-1; Hannah born circa 1653; Thomas born circa 1655; Elizabeth born 1657; Abigail born 12/19/1658; Mary born 3/23/1660-1; all born Salem MA
Abigail MARSTON born 12/19/1658 Salem MA
John WADLEIGH born 12/7/1657 Wells ME
Children: Abigail born 3/30/1684 Exeter NH; Joseph born 3/7/1685-6 Exeter; John born 8/14/1691 Exeter; Alice born 8/27/1693 Salisbury MA; Ephraim born 5/25/1697 Salisbury; Ruth born 6/28/1700 Salisbury
Genealogy of the Blish Family in America: He was a descendant of John Marston who came to Salem Mass from Ormsby Town of Yarmouth England in the ship Rose of Yarmouth. John Marston was registered as servant to widow Mary Moulton age 20 years. He m Alice Eden who came over in the same ship and from the same place. He was a carpenter by trade[ References Barn Tn Rec Freeman's Cape Cod Winslow Gen & Marston Gen]
Representative Men & Families of SE MA: I John Marston of Ormesby town of Yarmouth Norfolkshire England aged twenty years came to this country in 1637 in the ship Rose of Yarmouth. The American records make him two years older born 1615. He settled at Salem. He married Alice supposed to be Alice Eden aged twenty one years then who came from the same place and in the same ship and at the same date as John did her age being registered as eighteen. Mr Marston was a carpenter by trade and one time a member of the Society of Friends and fined for not complying with the rules of the Established Church. He united with the First Church at Salem June 9 1640 and made freeman June 2 1641. He had granted to him by the town of Salem a lot of land near Royalside April 10 1646 also other land later. He died Dec 19 1681. He had ten children baptized in the First Church. His children were John born Nov 26 1641, Ephraim born Oct 30 1643, Manasseh baptized Sept 7 1645, Sarah baptized March 17 1647, Benjamin born Jan 9 1650, Hannah baptized April 17 1653, Thomas baptized Feb 11 1655, Elizabeth baptized Aug 13 1657, the last three died young. Abigail born Dec 19 1658 and Mary born March 22 1660. II John Marston 2 son of John born Nov 26 1641 in Salem Mass married first Sept 5 1664 Mary Chichester daughter of James. She died May 25 1686 aged forty three years and he married second Sept 15 1686 Mary Turner daughter of Thomas and Mary Gardiner and widow of Habakkuk Turner. Mr Marston was chosen deacon of the First Church Oct 14 1685. He was a carpenter and was living in Salem in 1725 at the age of eight of our years. He was grantor or grantee in sixteen deeds 1667 and 1785. He had eight children. John born May 26 1666 who died in infancy, John 2 born Sept 2 1667, Mary born Nov 14 1669, James born Nov 28 1672, Sarah born Aug 8 1675, Manasseh born Oct 25 1677, the last three likely died young, Elizabeth born July 10 1687 and Ruth born 1690.
Return to: | Home Page
| | Smith/Glidden Surnames | | Davis/McDowell
Prepared by Karen E. Smith Howell -
comments, suggestions, and corrections are welcome.