Mary Beardsley

F, #52893, (1631 - 1691)
Father*William Beardsley1 b. s 1600
Last Edited:22 Aug 2017

Children with Thomas/2 Wells:

Mary Beardsley, born in 16311, was of Hartford, Connecticut when she married (1), 1651, Thomas/2 Wells, son of Ens. Hugh/1 Wells and Frances (–?–), with whom she had 15 children.2 He died at Hadley, Massachusetts,in 1676.2 She married (2), as the 2nd of his 4 wives, 25 Jun 1678, Dea. Samuel/2 Belden of Hatfield, Massachusetts, son of Richard/1 Belden.1
     "In September, 1688, Samuel Belden and Samuel Partridge were directed to inquire into the state of William King's family, and the next year it appears that Goodwife Belden took charge of King's wife during confinement. She was insane and evidently subject to severe outbreaks …."3 Mary (Beardsley) Belden died in 1691.4

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S743] Daniel White Wells and Reuben Field Wells, Hist. Hatfield, 374.
  2. [S743] Wells & Wells, Hist. Hatfield, 447.
  3. [S743] Wells & Wells, Hist. Hatfield, 124.
  4. [S743] Wells & Wells, Hist. Hatfield, 374, 447.
  5. [S743] Wells & Wells, Hist. Hatfield, 451.