Person:Martha Unknown (723)

Martha , wife of Thomas Sheriff, Thomas Hazard, Lewis Hues
b.ABT 1635
 
  • HThomas SheriffABT 1596 - 1675
  • WMartha , wife of Thomas Sheriff, Thomas Hazard, Lewis HuesABT 1635 -
m. BEF 1649
  1. Thomas Shreve1649 -
  2. John ShrieveAbt 1651 - 1739
  3. Caleb ShreveABT 1652 - 1741
  4. Elizabeth ShrieveAft 1652 - 1719
  5. Susannah ShreveAFT 1652 - AFT 1714
  6. Daniel ShreveAFT 1652 - 1737
  7. Mary ShrieveAft 1652 - Aft 1706
  8. Sarah ShreveAFT 1652 - 1732
  • HThomas Hazard1608-1610 - aft 1677
  • WMartha , wife of Thomas Sheriff, Thomas Hazard, Lewis HuesABT 1635 -
m. AFT MAY 1675
  • HLewis Hues
  • WMartha , wife of Thomas Sheriff, Thomas Hazard, Lewis HuesABT 1635 -
Facts and Events
Name Martha , wife of Thomas Sheriff, Thomas Hazard, Lewis Hues
Gender Female
Birth[1] ABT 1635
Marriage BEF 1649 to Thomas Sheriff
Marriage AFT MAY 1675 prob. Portsmouth, Rhode Islandto Thomas Hazard

This Martha married 1st Thomas Sheriff/Shreve. Soon after his death she married Thomas Hazard as his second wife. She thirdly married Lewis Hues, probably in early 1691, who ran off after six or seven weeks taking a large part of her estate.

References
  1. New Jersey History, p. 320, 1887.

    The second wife of Thomas Hazard, Martha, whom he married in 1675, was the widow of Thomas Sheriff.

  2.   Plymouth Colony records.

    1652 4 March 1652 PCR 3:6
    At this Court, Holman was warned by the constable of Plymouth that "he henceforth doe no more frequent or com at the house of [Thomas Shrive], nor that the wife of the said Sherive doe frequent the house or companie of the said Holman", or they will be punished. Apparently, Holman had been visiting Martha Shrive "at vnseasonable times of the night, and at other times, which [were] feared to bee of ill consequence".
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    1653 9 June 1653 PCR 3:36-37
    Holman was presented for drunkeness. He was cleared by the Court by paying the fine. Also at this meeting, the Court made a memorandum that if Holman and Martha Shrive continue to keep each other's company, they will suffer corporal punishment by whipping.

  3.   Austin, John Osborne. The Genealogical Dictionary of Rhode Island. (Orig. 1887; Reprinted 1969 Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing).
  4.   Allen, Luther Prentice. The genealogy and history of the Shreve family from 1641. (Greenfield, Ill.: Priv. print., 1901), p. 17-21 (citing Austin's Dictionary of Rhode Island).

    Martha's second husband, Thomas Hazard made a declaration (just after her husband's death 1675, May 29): "This is to satisfy all men, whom it may any way concern, whereas there is a promise of matrimony betwixt Thomas Hazard and Martha Sheriff, yet I the foresaid Thomas Hazard do take the said Martha Sheriff for her own person, without having anything to do with her estate or with any thing that is hers" &c.