Martha Spicer

Female24 October 1630–27 March 1634

Brief Life History of Martha

For the family of Nicholas and Martha (Grant) Spicer (parents of Thomas Spicer), please see Susan Billings Meech, A Supplement to the Descendants of Peter Spicer Containing Additions and Corrections (Boston: Stanhope Press, 1923), especially the following pages: — Appendix: “Containing Some Account of Nicholas Spicer of Barfreston, Kent, Co. England and Additional Information of His Descendants in America, With Wills,” p. 222–235 — Records of Nicholas Spicer and his descendants, p. 25–37 Online at

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Thomas Spicer
Ann Grant
Samuel Spicer
Martha Spicer
Anne Spicer
Susanna Spicer

Sources (2)

  • Martha Spicer, "England, Kent, Canterbury Parish Registers, 1538-1986"
  • Martha Spiser, "England, Kent, Canterbury Parish Registers, 1538-1986"

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Name Meaning

English (London and Kent): occupational name from Middle English spicer ‘dealer in spices, apothecary’ (Old French espicier, especier, Late Latin speciarius, an agent derivative of species ‘spice, groceries, merchandise’). See Spice .

Jewish (from Poland): variant of Spitzer .

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

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