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Mary Otis Gorham was born 14 March 1654 in HIngham, Plymouth County, Massachusetts to John Otis (1622-1684) and Mary Jacob (1632-aft1699) and died 1 April 1732 Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts of unspecified causes. She married John Gorham (1651-1715) 24 February 1674 in Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts.




Children


Offspring of John Gorham (1651-1715) and Mary Otis Gorham
Name Birth Death Joined with
John Gorham (1676-1679)
Temperance Gorham (1678-1768)
Mary Gorham (1680-1748)
Stephen Gorham (1683-1743) 23 June 1683 Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts 15 December 1743 Nantucket, Nantucket County, Massachusetts (Nantucket Island) Elizabeth Gardner (1686-1763)
Shubael Gorham (1686-1746) 2 September 1686 Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts 1746 Louisbourg, Ile-Royale, Cape Breton Island, Canada Mary Thatcher (1682-1778)
John Gorham (1688-1769) 28 September 1688 Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts 4 October 1769 Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts Prudence Crocker (1692-1779)
Thankful Gorham (1690-1759) 15 February 1690 Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts 19 April 1759 Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts John Fuller (1689-1732)
Job Gorham (1692-1753)
Mercy Gorham (1695-1782) 5 December 1695 Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts 4 September 1782 Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts Sylvanus Bourne (1694-1763)



Siblings


Offspring of John Otis (1622-1684) and Mary Jacob (1632-aft1699)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Mary Otis (1654-1732) 14 March 1654 HIngham, Plymouth County, Massachusetts 1 April 1732 Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts John Gorham (1651-1715)
James Otis (1655-1690)
John Otis (1657-1727) 21 November 1657 Hingham, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States 23 September 1727 West Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States Mercy Bacon (1659-1737)
Hannah Otis (1659-1659)
Stephen Otis (1661-1733)
Joseph Otis (1665-1754)
Elizabeth Otis (1669-1748)
Job Otis (1677-1758)


Vital Records

Cobb's Hill Gravestone

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Mary Otis Gorham is buried with her husband at Cobb's Hill Cemeter - Barnstable MA.

Inscription: HERE LYES THE BODY OF THE HONOURED JOHN GORHAM, ESQ. COLL. OF THE REGIMENT AND ONE OF HIS MAJESTIES JUSTICES OF THE PIEASE IN THE COUNTY OF BARNSTABLE, WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE, NOV. THE 11TH 1715, IN THE 65TH YEAR OF HIS AGE.

Here Lyes a Valient Soldier and A Saint A Judge, A Justice, Whom no Vice could taint A Perfect Lover of His Countrys cause, Their Lives, Religion, Properties and Laws, Who in His Young, yea, very Youthful Years, Took up His Sword, with Philip and His Peers, And when that Prince and His black Regiment Were all Subdued, He could not be content to take ... West . But in a ... the rest

Here lyes likewise Interred Beneath this Stone MARY, Consort of the late Colo JOHN GORHAM, who died April 1st 1732. The Sweet Remembrance of the Just Shall flourish when they Sleep in Dust.

The original inscription is beneath. Erected by his descendants; - P. C. BROOKS SHEPHERD BROOKS, & FRANCIS BROOKS 1888



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