WAINWRIGHT Mehetabel

Female 1662 - 1708  (45 years)


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  • Name WAINWRIGHT Mehetabel 
    Born 4 Dec 1662  Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • (spelled Mehittabell in VR.)
    Gender Female 
    _UID B8F70587B3D547EF84E14AE2ECA9E25C5D0A 
    Died 29 Aug 1708  Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Aft 29 Aug 1708  Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Address:
    Pentucket Cemetery 
    1708 Haverhill Massacre monument
    1708 Haverhill Massacre monument

    Rev. Benjamin Rolfe
    Mehetabel (Wainwright) Rolfe
    Mehetable Rolfe
    Capt. Samuel Ayer
    Capt. Simon Wainwright
    Lieut. John Johnson
    Katherine (Skipper) Johnson
    Ruth (Wiliford) Ayer, wife of Thomas Ayer
    Ruth Ayer, daughter of Thomas Ayer
    Ruth (Bradley) Johnson, wife of Thomas Johnson
    Hannah (Frame) (Hartshorn) Smith
    John Hartshorn, Jr.
    John Hartshorne, III, son of John Hartshorne, Jr.
    Thomas Hartshorne, son of John Hartshorne, Jr.
    Jonathan Hartshorne, son of John Hartshorne, Jr.
    Joanna [Hartshorne], step-mother of John, Jr.
    John Dalton

    Several soldiers from Salem also died in this massacre, among them:
    William Coffin, husband of Sarah (Ahorn)
    Veren Lindall
    Samuel Sibley, husband of Sarah (Wells)




    Mehetabel (Wainwright) Rolfe gravestone
    Mehetabel (Wainwright) Rolfe gravestone

    MEHETABLE YE WIFE
    OF YE REVEREND
    MR BENJAMIN ROLF
    WHO WAS BARBAR
    OUSLY MURDERED
    BY ENEMIES ON
    AUGUST YE 29 1708
    IN YE 46 YEAR
    OF HER AGE


    Rev. Benjamin Rolfe family triple gravestone
    Rev. Benjamin Rolfe family triple gravestone

    MEHETIBLE
    Ye DAUGHTER
    OF Ye REVEREND
    Mr BENJAMIN
    ROFE WHO
    DIED AUGUST
    Ye 29 1708
    AGED 2 YEARS &
    25 DAYS

    MEHETIBLE Ye WIFE
    OF Ye REVEREND
    Mr BENJAMIN ROFE
    WHO WAS BARBAR
    OUSLY MURDERED
    BY ENEMIES ON
    AUGUST 29 1708
    IN Ye 46 YEAR
    OF HER AGE

    ?????????????????
    DOC ???? ????? ???????
    ROLFE ECCLESI?T ?????
    ?W?? EST IN HAVERHILL
    PAS CORIS FIDELISSIMM???
    DOMI SUAE A?? HOSTISUS
    BARBARE TRUCIDATUS
    CABORIB?? SUIS R????
    MAN?? ?? SACR??? ???????
    QUIETUS ??? XXIX ANNO
    DOMINI ??????
    ??? ??? XIVI



    Person ID I108368  Noyes Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2015 

    Father Colonel WAINWRIGHT Francis,   b. CA 1620, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1692, Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Mother SEWELL Phillipa,   c. 8 Mar 1628/9, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1669, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years) 
    Married Abt 1647  Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Family ID F35747  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 ATWATER John,   b. 1662, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1692/3  (Age 31 years) 
    Married 1687  Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F43410  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Rev. ROLFE Benjamin,   b. 13 Sep 1662, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1708, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Married 12 Mar 1693/4  Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    • (identified as Mrs. Mehetebel Atwater in VR.)
    Children 
     1. ROLFE Mary,   b. 9 Mar 1694/5, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. ROLFE Benjamin,   b. 2 Sep 1696, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. ROLFE John,   b. 2 Jul 1698, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1698, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     4. ROLFE John,   b. 1 Sep 1699, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1699, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     5. ROLFE Elizabeth,   b. 1 Sep 1699, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. ROLFE Francis,   b. 16 Jan 1701, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. ROLFE Mehetable,   c. 19 Aug 1706, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1708, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 2 years)
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F43411  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Dec 1662 - Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1687 - Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Mar 1693/4 - Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Aug 1708 - Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Pentucket Cemetery - Aft 29 Aug 1708 - Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts
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  • Photos
    Haverhill 1708 residences
    Haverhill 1708 residences
    from the book "Red Sunday" by Francis W. Cronan

  • Sources 
    1. [S313] Book-VR Ipswich, MA, 1:377.

    2. [S1237] Periodical-NEHGR, 67:269 Genealogical Research In England.

    3. [S297] Book-VR Haverhill, MA, 2:464.

    4. [S86] Death-gravestone, Pentucket Cemetery; Haverhill, MA.

    5. [S175] Book-Torrey; NE Marriages Prior to 1700, p.770.

    6. [S175] Book-Torrey; NE Marriages Prior to 1700, p.24.

    7. [S297] Book-VR Haverhill, MA, 2:271.

    8. [S116] Book-Old Families of Salisbury & Amesbury, MA, p.302.