Francis Cary was born on January 19, 1647 in Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts to John Cary and Elizabeth Godfrey. He married Lydia Brett in 1676. Samuel Rompkins gave his estate in East Bridgewater to Francis Cary, who was brought up with him, hence Cary named his eldest son Samuel. Francis died on November 1, 1680 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.


Offspring of Francis Cary and Lydia Brett (1655-1728)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Samuel Cary (1677-1759) 1677 Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States 1759 Dover Plains, Dutchess County, New York, United States Mary Poole (1680-1766)

Ephraim Cary (1678-?)
Mary Cary (1681-?)
Lydia Cary (1683-?)
Melatiah Cary (1685-?)


Offspring of John Carey and Elizabeth Godfrey (1620-1680)
Name Birth Death Joined with
John Carey (1645-1721)
Francis Cary (1647-1680) 19 January 1647 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States 1 November 1680 Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States Lydia Brett (1655-1728)

Elizabeth Carey (1649-1713)
James Carey (1652-1706) 4 January 1652 Braintree, Suffolk County, Massachusetts 20 November 1706 North Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Mary Standish (1660-1736)

Mary Carey (1654-1719)
Jonathan Carey (1656-1718)
David Carey (1658-1718)
Hannah Carey (1661-1718)
Joseph Carey (1663-1722)
Rebecca Carey (1665-1697)
Sarah Carey (1667-1741) 2 August 1667 Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts 16 June 1741 Stafford, Tolland County, Connecticut Josiah Standish (1660-1753)

Mehitable Carey (1670-c1724) 24 December 1670 Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts 1724 Massachusetts Elisha Adams (1666-1698)
Miles Standish (c1660-1728)

Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
  • American Genealogist v. 61 no. 3 pages 129-132

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