M, b. 30 September 1665, d. 22 May 1746
Edward was born on Wednesday, 30 September 1665 in Eastham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts.1,2
Edward married Ruth Allen
circa 1690 in Eastham. Edward and Ruth had children: Joshua [1691-5/23/1762] [m. 6/18/1713 Mehitable Clark], Mary [1693-ca.1768] [m. Benjamin Hatch], Edward [8/14/1694-6/03/1755] [m. 1720 Sarah Clark & 2nd 6/09/1730 Rebecca Doane], Ruth [1699-1702] Ebenezer [2/08/1702-2/16/1778] [m. 12/18/1727 Ann Sears], Jonathan [ 5/23/1707-12/17/1745] [m. 1/04/1733 Phebe Hopkins]. He was one of the eight founders of the Harwich Church on 16 October 1700.3
Edward's wife, Ruth, died on 22 June 1738 in Eastham leaving him a widower.4
Edward married 2nd Ruth Mayo
on 16 January 1738/39 in Eastham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts. Edward made his will on 14 April 1746 at Eastham.5
Edward departed this life on Sunday, 22 May 1746 in Eastham at age 80 years, 7 months and 22 days. He was laid to rest in Eastham near his wife. His will was probated on 11 June 1746.