Captain Richard Carr
Dorothy Boyce
(Cir 1672-1694)
Isaac Bailey
Sarah Emery
Richard Carr
(1693-Bef 1742)
Sarah Bailey
Mary Carr


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1. Capt Jonathan Straw

Mary Carr

  • Born: 6 Jul 1730, Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts
  • Marriage (1): Capt Jonathan Straw on 26 May 1748 in South Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire
  • Died: 24 Aug 1825, Hopkinton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire at age 95
  • Buried: Old Hopkinton Cemetery Hopkinton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, USA

  General Notes:

Mary's lineage courtesy of research of Stephen Uhl on

Mary died in Hopkinton and is buried there in the Hopkinton Cemetery. Her head stone is inscribed: "Mary Straw, relict of Capt. Jonathan Straw who died August 24, 1825, aged 95 years 3 days. She was a member of the Church of Christ 76 years and her descendents were 324.(This information courtesy of genealogy of Ellen Straw Thompson and on file at NH Antiquarian Society in Hopkinton, NH)
LW & T of Mary Straw of Hopkinton, NH - 25 Aug 1802 - sons Jonathan, Richard [Executor], Jacob and James [two dollars each]; daughters Sarah Hoyt, Elizabeth Colby and Mary Chase [equal share of all my estate]

Her obit is listed in the NEW HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT on 19 Sept 1825; vol 17 issue 859 p. 3 [WEEKLY MESSENGER 27 OCT 1825]
IN Hopkinton 22 August Mrs. Mary Straw age 96; married to Mr Jonathan Straw in Salisbury, MA; removed to Concord, NH in the time of the Indian War and lived one year in Eastman's Garrison; then removed to her farm in Hopkinton, NH where she lived until her death; member of Church of Christ for 76 yrs; decendants: 10 ch; 86 grandchildren ; 210 great grandchilren; 38 great great grandchildren for a total of 324 descendents. Was a widow 35 yrs and almost entirely deaf many years with her hearing restored perfectly just before she died.
LW&T of Mary Straw of Hopkinton, NH - 25 Aug 1802
Jonathan, Richard [executor], Jacob and James [sons] $2.00 each
Sarah Hoyt, Elizabeth Colby and Mary Chase [daus] equal share of my estate

Mary married Capt Jonathan Straw, son of Samuel Straw and Elizabeth Dimond, on 26 May 1748 in South Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. (Capt Jonathan Straw was born on 28 Jan 1725 in South Hampton, NH Or Salisbury, MA and died on 24 Jan 1791 in Hopkinton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire.)

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