Martha Chubbuck

18 December 1708–20 May 1750 (Age 41)
Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Martha

When Martha Chubbuck was born on 18 December 1708, in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Nathaniel Chubbuck Sr., was 22 and her mother, Margaret Joy, was 25. She married Benjamin Besse on 20 May 1725, in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States in 1708. She died on 20 May 1750, at the age of 41.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Besse
1696–1742
Martha Chubbuck
1708–1750
Marriage: 20 May 1725
Elizabeth Besse
1726–1795
Benjamin Besse Jr
1735–1793
Joseph Besse Sr.
1736–1814
Nathaniel Besse
1738–1814
Martha Besse
1739–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 May 1725Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Chubbock, from Chubb + the Old English diminutive and hypocoristic suffix -oc, denoting a ‘lazy fellow’. This form of the surname is not found in Britain, anymore.History: The progenitor of the American Chubbucks was Thomas Chubbuck, who came to the US in 1634 from Hingham in Norfolkshire, England and settled in Hingham, MA.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Chubb

    Sources (9)

    • Martha Chubock in written list of family births, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
    • Martha Chubbuck and Benjamin Besse marriage listing, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
    • Martha Chubbuck, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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