Mayflower ancestors


Hubby's four Mayflower ancestors are:

(1) Degory Priest. The family line runs through Coombs to Sarah Hatch, who married James Cushman. Their granddaughter Lydia was the mother of Harriet Taber, who married Isaiah Wood Senior in Massachusetts in 1806. Harriet and Isaiah were hubby's great-great-grandparents.

(2) Isaac Allerton, (3) Mary Norris, and (4) Mary Allerton. Mary Allerton Cushman's son Eleazer Cushman married Elizabeth Royal Coombs, great-granddaughter of Degory Priest, linking these ancestors to hubby's other family line from the Mayflower. UPDATE: A cousin's DNA match confirms the link with the Allertons and Mary Norris as Wood ancestors. Woo-hoo!

What was the significance of the middle name of hubby's g-g-grandfather Thomas Haskell Wood? I'm convinced it's the Mayflower connection.

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