Family:Humphrey Varney and Sarah Starbuck (1)

Facts and Events
Marriage[1][2][3][4] 2 Mar 1664 Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire
aft 1729

Information tracing the eroneous identification of Sarah as the widow of William Story/Storer can also be found at the entry abut her on the Austin website. [1]

  1. Collacott, Margaret Oliver. The ancestors and descendants of Zephaniah and Silence Alden Hathaway: with notes on allied families. (Mentor, Ohio: unknown, 1961).
  2. Noyes, Sybil; Charles Thornton Libby; and Walter Goodwin Davis. Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire. (Portland, Maine: Southworth Press, 1928-1939), p. 703, Secondary quality.

    "Humphrey Varney, Dover 1659, s. of Wm. and Bridget of Gloucester, ment. in her will 1671. Prob. a Quaker, as many of his desc., he pleaded non-conviction to charge of abs. from meeting 1663. He m. 2 Mar. 1664 Sarah (Starbuck) Austin. The recorder called her Sarah Storer, (in error) doubtless having in mind the widow Sarah Storer of Dover who had m. Samuel Austin in 1661. Note birth of s. John Varney in Nantucket 1664. Humphrey's f-in-law Edward Starbuck confirmed to him 11 May 1664 20a. formerly given to s-in-law Joseph Austin. Lists 49, 52, 356efghk, 359ab. His will, 17 Sept, 1713 - 2 Jun. 1714, aged, ment. w. Sarah, dau. Abigail Brackson, sons Ebenezer, Peter (all Lands). Ch: JOHN b. Nantucket 4 Sept. 1664, d. 14 Aug. 1666; PETER b. 29 Mar.a 1666; JOSEPH b. 8 Oct. 1667, no further rec.; ABIGAIL b. 10 July 1669, m. Wm. Blackstone; John in court 1694 for passing counterfeit money, his father and Thomas Tibbetts bondsman; Dover gr. 1702 laid out 1721 to nephew John; m. Susanna (Hussey) (Otis). His will, 21 Feb. 1713-22 Mar. 1715-16, ment. bros. Peter and EBENEZER, nephew John (Ebenezer), sister Abigail Blackstone and his w.'s ch. Nicholas, Rebecca, Stephen and Rose Otis; br. Ebenezer exec. Tobias and John Hanson his bondsman.

  3. Barber, Kathleen Canney, and Janet Ireland Delorey. William Varney of Ipswich and Gloucester, Massachusetts. The American Genealogist. (Jul 2006), Secondary quality.
  4. Spalding, George B. A discourse commemorative of John Riley Varney: preached at the First Church, Dover, N.H., May 5, 1882. (Dover, N.H.: Morning Star Steam Job Print. House, 1882).
  5.   HISTORY OF DOVER, NH, Vol. 1, 1923, p 372.