Person:Martha Whelden (1)

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Martha Whelden
m. abt 1611
  1. Thomas Whelden1611/12 - abt 1614
  2. Catherine Wheldenabt 1617 - aft 1688
  3. Henry WheldonABT 1619 - 1694
  4. Mary Whelden1621 - abt 1673
  5. Martha Whelden1621 - abt 1639
  6. Ralph WheldonABT 1624 -
  7. Ruth Wheldon1626 - 1693
  8. John Wheldonabt 1630 - 1711
Facts and Events
Name[1] Martha Whelden
Gender Female
Christening[1] 23 Dec 1621 Basford, Nottinghamshire, England
Death[2] abt 17 Apr 1639 Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United Statesdrowned
Other?  Twin? of: Mary Whelden (1) 

That she was baptized the same day as her sister Mary implies the possibility that they may have been twins.

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 "The Origins of Gabriel Whelden of Yarmouth and Malden, Massachusetts", in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society), 163:254, October 2009, Secondary quality.

    Citing Basford parish records, "Martha Wheeldon the daughter of Gabriel Wheelden... baptized the third and twentieth day of December [1621]"

  2. "The Origins of Gabriel Whelden of Yarmouth and Malden, Massachusetts", in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society), 163:253, October 2009, Secondary quality.

    citing Thomas Lechford's Note-book: "A letter by Katerine Weelden to Mr. John Shanvat of Nottingham dated 29.4.1639 touching the Death &c. of Martha Weelden of Dedham who was Drowned about 12 Dayes before."