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  1. Desire Gorham: Birth: 2 APR 1644 in Plymouth,MA. Death: 30 JUN 1701 in Yarmouth,Barnstable,MA

  2. Temperance Gorham: Birth: 5 MAY 1646 in Marshfield,Plymouth Co.,Massachusetts. Death: 12 MAR 1714 in Yarmouth,Barnstable Co.,Massachusetts

  3. Elizabeth Gorham: Birth: 1648 in Marshfield,Plymouth Co.,Massachusetts. Death: 1683

  4. Elizabeth Gorham: Birth: 2 APR 1648 in Marshfield,MA. Death: Bef 5 MAR 1683/1684

  5. James Gorham: Birth: 28 APR 1650 in Marshfield,MA. Death: NOV 1707 in Barnstable,MA

  6. John Gorham: Birth: 20 FEB 1651 in Marshfield,MA. Death: 11 NOV 1716 in Barnstable,MA

  7. Joseph Gorham: Birth: 16 FEB 1653 in Yarmouth,Barnstable,MA. Death: 9 JUL 1726 in Yarmouth,MA

  8. Jabez Gorham: Birth: 3 AUG 1656 in Barnstable,MA. Death: 1725 in Bristol,RI

  9. Mercy Gorham: Birth: 20 JAN 1658 in Barnstable,Barnstable Co.,Massachusetts. Death: 24 SEP 1725 in Westerly,Kings Co.,Rhode Island

  10. Mercy Gorham: Birth: 20 JAN 1658 in Barnstable,MA.

  11. Lydia Gorham: Birth: 11 NOV 1661 in Barnstable,MA. Death: 2 AUG 1744 in Yarmouth,Barnstable,MA

  12. Hannah Gorham: Birth: 28 NOV 1663.

  13. Shubael Gorham: Birth: 21 OCT 1667. Death: Bef 7 AUG 1750

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Notes
a. Note:   grant in Plymouth Dec. 18, 1638; was partner with John Rogers at Duxbury in 1638-9. Was captain of a company for defense against the Indians Oct. 4, 1675.
  Genealogies of Mayflower Families, Vol. II, gives baptismal information. Says he died of fever at Swansea in the Plymouth Colony while serving as a captain in King Philip's War. He was buried at Swansea Feb. 5, 1675/76. More likely 1676 since the Great Swamp Fight (see below) was in December 1675.
  Nat'l Soc. of Daughters of Am. Colonists, Vols. 11 and 12, give death date as both 1675 (twice) and 1676 (once). He was a colonel in the Indian wars (Vol. 12) and captain of the Second Barnstable Co. in King Philip's War, participating in the Great Swamp Fight in 1675. He resided in Plymouth and Barnstable and was a landowner in Yarmouth. He was an early settler in Barnstable, a selectman, surveyor, landed proprietor, constable, member of Grand Inquest of the Colony. Vol. 11 cites place of death and marriage date.
  N.E. Marriages Prior to 1700 says he resided in Plymouth, Marshfield, Yarmouth and Barnstable.
  New England Families by Cutter says he was buried at Swansea Feb. 1675/76. Cites same baptismal info as above source.
Note:   Pioneers of Mass. gives death date and lists wife and children. Had land


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