Plymouth County Biographies

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Thomas Standish

Thomas Standish, son of Alexander Standish, was born in Duxbury, Massachusetts, in 1687. Married Mary Carver, daughter of William Carver, settled in Marshfield, but removed to Pembroke where his name appears in 1718. He was elected tithingman March 1, 1735, and again March 7, 1753. children: 1. David, born 1723, married Hannah Magoon. 2. Amos, probably born in Marshfield, married, December 14, 1783, Esther Kingsbury, of Dedham. 3. Thomas, born January 23, 1725, mentioned below. 4. Mary, born January 21, 1733. 5. William, born June 24, 1737, married 1763, Abigail Stetson. 6. Betty, born September 6, 1739.

Cutter, William Richard. Historic Homes and Places and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the families of Middlesex County, Massachusetts, Vol IV. Lewis Historical Publishing company, 1908. pg. 1742