Completed as of October 10, 2020:
- Recruiting direct male-line descendants of Edward Sturgis for NGS/WGS testing - anyone interested in submitting their DNA for testing should contact Raymond T. Wing (email: wing.genealogist AT gmail DOT com)
Edward Sturgis (II) was born Yarmouth 10 Apr 1642, son of Edward Sturgis and Elizabeth Hinkley. He died at Yarmouth 8 Dec 1678. He married before 1665 to Temperance Gorham. They had six children before his early death; Samuel, James, Joseph, Edward, Thankful & Fear.
Second Generation (all born Yarmouth)
Samuel Sturgis was born about 1665 and diec 12 Jan 1736 in Yarmouth. He married there 17 Oct 1700 Mercy Howes. They had eight children: An infant daughter, Sarah, John, Samuel, Thomas, Hannah, Prince & Mercy/Mary
James Sturgis was born about 1669 and died in Yarmouth 3 Jan 1717/8 in ye 49th year of his age (gravestone). He married Rebecca Thacher. They had at least four children: Elizabeth, Hannah Bethiah & James (died unmarried)
Joseph Sturgis died Yarmouth 16 Mar 1747. He married Hope Taylor and they had at least five children: Jasper, Temperance, Thankful, Hannah & Fear.
Edward Sturgis (III) was born in 1673 and died there 1 Jun 1738. He married Mehitable Hallet and they had nine children: Abigail, Temperance, Edward, Jonathan, Jerusha, Mehitable (d. young), Benjamin, Mary & Mehitable
Previous Y-DNA testing
Family Tree DNA currently does not list any Y-DNA descendants of Samuel Sturgis.
Further needed testing
We need direct male-line descendants of this Sturgis family to WGS/NGS test to discover where this family falls in the Y-DNA tree.