Mehitable Crowell

F, b. 1691, d. 21 March 1766
     Mehitable was born in 1691. Mehitable married John Rider, son of John Rider and Hester Hall, circa 1713 in Chatham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts. Mehitable's husband, John, died on 10 January 1766 in Chatham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, leaving her a widow.1 Mehitable died on Friday, 21 March 1766 in Chatham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, during a smallpox epidemic.2 She was buried at Chatham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, in the Old Burying Ground.


John Rider b. 28 May 1692, d. 10 Jan 1766


  1. [S1827] Stanley W. Smith, Chatham, Mass., Gravestone Records, page 49 - John Rider, died with the smallpox, 10 January 1766, in his 76th year - The Old Baptist Cemetery.
  2. [S1825] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850: Records in the oldest Burying Ground in Chatham - page 178 - Mehitahle Rider, widow of John, died of small pox, 21 March, 1766, in her 77th year - transcribed by New England Historic Genealogical Society 2001-2016.