Sarah, wife of John Tinkham (mtDNA)
Completed as of March 3, 2023:
- Recruiting matrilineal (all female-line) descendants of Sarah, wife of John Tinkham for full mtDNA testing - anyone interested in submitting their DNA for testing should contact MayflowerDNA1620@gmail.com
For further information see Wakefield, Robert S., F.A.S.G. Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Vol. 7 (Peter Brown) General Society of Mayflower Descendants, Plymouth, MA 2002.
Sarah _____, died Dartmouth aft 10 Apr 1759. She married aft Mar 1714/5 John Tinkham and they had at least children: John (b1720), Mary (b1721), Martha (1722), Peter (1723/4) and Hezekiah (1725).
Mary Tinkham was born bef 1721 and died New Bedford bef 26 Sep 1799. She married Dartmouth 15 Nov 1739 Joseph Taber and they had five children: William (1741), Elizabeth (1743), Ruby (1745/6), Hannah (1750) and Jemima (1753).
Martha Tinkham was born Dartmouth 19 May 1722 and died Dartmouth aft 18 Oct 1798. She married Joseph Ellis and they had five children: Seth (c1745), John (b1755), Elijah, Luke and Thankful (c1763).
Elizabeth Taber was born Dartmouth 5 Feb 1743 and died aft 11 Oct 1826. She married Dartmouth 25 Apr 1784 Luke Hart but they had no children.
Ruby Taber was born Dartmouth 22 Mar 1745/6 and died Rochester 16 Dec 1821. She married Dartmouth 23 Apr 1769 Davenport Brightman and they had seven children (first 3 New Bedford, rest Rochester): Amos (1770), Sybil (1772), Joseph (1775), Charles (1778), Taber (1782), John (1784) and Hannah (1786).
Hannah Taber was born Dartmouth 30 Aug 1750 and died Hoosick Twp., NY 26 Feb 1825. She married (int. Dartmouth 10 Dec 1768) Edward Eldredge and they had three children (Dartmouth): Ruby (c1769, unm.), Edward (c1788) and Joseph.
Jemima Taber was born Dartmouth 17 Dec 1753 and died there 14 Jul 1810. She married New Bedford 21 Nov 1802 Abraham Shearman but they apparently never had any children.
Thankful Ellis was born Dartmouth (now New Bedford) abt 1763 and died Fairhaven 10 May 1850 ae 86. She married Fairhaven 11 Dec 1817 Jacob Kinney but they never had any children.
- ↑ Some sources give a sixth child, Seth, who died in 1725.
mtDNA results TBD
To date, no known matrilineal descendants of Sarah, wife of John Tinkham have taken a full mtDNA test and published their results. Matrilineal descendants are encouraged to contact MayflowerDNA1620@gmail.com
References & External Links
- Wakefield, Robert S., F.A.S.G. Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Vol. 7 (Peter Brown) General Society of Mayflower Descendants, Plymouth, MA 2002.