325. Documentation for Dorcas Gayer
(29 Aug 1675 to 11 Dec 1747)
mother of William Starbuck
(22 Jul 1699 to 17 Oct 1760)



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Dorcas Gayer(1)(2) was born August 29, 1675, on Nantucket Island, Massachusetts. She died December 11, 1747, in Nantucket, Massachusetts. She was the daughter of William Gayer and Dorcas Starbuck. She married Jethro Starbuck on December 6, 1694, in Nantucket, Massachusetts.(3)

Jethro Starbuck(4)(5) was born December 14, 1671, on Nantucket Island, Massachusetts. He died August 12, 1770, in Nantucket, Massachusetts. He was the son of Nathaniel Starbuck, Sr. and Mary Coffin.

Children of Jethro Starbuck and Dorcas Gayer are:

i.
Sarah Starbuck(6) was born about December 20, 1697, in Nantucket, Massachusetts, and died October 28, 1789, in Nantucket, Massachusetts. She married Jabez Macy on November 27, 1712, in Nantucket, Massachusetts \ (or 9-27). He was born about 1683 in Nantucket, Massachusetts, and died August 7, 1776, in Nantucket, Massachusetts.

ii. William Starbuck was born July 22, 1699, on Nantucket Island, Massachusetts, and died October 17, 1760. He married (1) Anna Folger on September 10, 1720. He married (2) Lydia Coleman August 28, 1751.

iii.
Lydia Starbuck was born July 15, 1704.

iv.
Thomas Starbuck(7)(8) born October 12, 1706, in Nantucket, Massachusetts. He died July 5, 1777, on Nantucket Island, Massachusetts. He married Rachel Allen October 2, 1726, on Nantucket Island, Massachusetts. She was born December 31, 1709, and she died May 31, 1789.

v.
Dorcas Starbuck was born February 13, 1709/10.

vi.
Jemima Starbuck(9) was born May 2, 1710, in Nantucket, Massachusetts. She married Sylvanus Allen on August 31, 1728, on Nantucket Island, Massachusetts. He was born about 1706 and he died about 1785 in Nantucket, Massachusetts.

vii.
Mary Starbuck was born July 8, 1715. She died October 24, 1780. She married Richard Mitchell. He was born after 1700.

viii.
Eunice Jenkins?(10) was born about December 4, 1701, in Nantucket, Massachusetts, and died October 9, 1745, in Nantucket, Massachusetts. She married Daniel Pinkham about 1724. He was born October 8, 1697, on Nantucket Island, Massachusetts, and he died June 2, 1770.

REFERENCES

1. No Author, American Genealogical Record, The Robinson, (Genealogical Record Publishing Company, San Francisco, 1897), Vol. 2, p. 197.

2. Savage, James, Savage Dict of First Settlers of New England, 136, ...and Dorcas m. 6 Dec. 694, her cous. Jethro Starbuck; Nantucket, Mass., Vital Records to 1850, 5 vols. Boston, 1925-28, 2:83, (Hereafter Nantucket VR), Gayer, Dorcas, d. Will[ia]m, Aug. 29, 1675. [Dorcas Jr., w. Jethro Starbuck (s. Nathaniel and Mary), d William and Dorcas (Starbuck) (first w.), 29th, 8 mo., P.R. 38.]

3. No Author, American Genealogical Record, The Robinson, (Genealogical Record Publishing Company, San Francisco, 1897), Vol. 2, p. 1979; Nantucket VR, 4:396, Starbuck, Jethro and Dorcas Gayer, 6th, 10 mo. 1694* [Jethro, s. Nathaniel and Mary (Coffin), and Dorcas Gayer Jr., d. William and Dorcas (Starbuck) (first w.), P.R.l38.] *Intention not recorded.

4. No Author, American Genealogical Record, The Robinson, (Genealogical Record Publishing Company, San Francisco, 1897), Vol. 2, p. 197-8; Nantucket, Mass., Vital Records to 1850, 5 vols. Boston, 1925-28, 2:501, (Hereafter Nantucket VR), Starbuck, Jethro, s. Nathaniell, Dec 14, 1671. [h. Dorcas (d. William Gayer and Dorcas), s. Nathaniel and Mary (Coffin), 14th, 12 mo., P.R. 38.]

5. Savage, James, Savage Dict of First Settlers of New England, 136.

6. Macy, Sylvanus, Macy: Genealogy of the Macy Family from 1635-1868, (Albany: Joel Munsell, 1868.), 77-78, Sarah Starbuck was daughter of Jethro Starbuck and Dorcas Gayer, born at , 1697; married at Nantucket, Nov. 7, 1712; died at , Oct. 28, 1789.

7. Genforum.com, (www.genforum.com), Charles Clinton Tharp, Starbuck Forum msg. of September 01, 2001, My Starbuck lineage goes like this: Edward Starbuck (1604-1690) m. Catherine Reynolds, Nathaniel Starbuck (1634-1719) m. 1662 Mary Coffin (1645=1717), Jethro Starbuck (1671-1770) m. 1694 Dorcas Gayer (1675-1747)*correctedThomas Starbuck (1706-1777) m. 1726 Rachel Allen (1710-1789), Gayer Starbuck (1744-1814) m. 1770 Rachel Folger (1747-1842), Reubin Starbuck (1787-1880) m. 11 Feb 1812 Mary Beeson (1789-1840), Benjamin Starbuck (1827-1876) m. 1854 Jemima Hunt (1826-1858), m. 1861 Cynthia Shaw (1828-1920), Laura Starbuck (1868-1932) m. Clinton Cox (1870-1949), Laura Cox (1912 still living and head of 5 generations m. 1935 Robert Tharp (1912-1977), Then I was born (1938)...This info taken from a loose leaf book handed down to me....

8. Macy, Sylvanus, Macy: Genealogy of the Macy Family from 1635-1868, (Albany: Joel Munsell, 1868.), 132.

9. National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Volumes 1-85, 1600s-1900s, Volume 76, Joseph and Lydia (Gorham) Worth of Nantucket, Massachusetts, and Their Wandering Children, p. 272.

10. Macy, Sylvanus, Macy: Genealogy of the Macy Family from 1635-1868, (Albany: Joel Munsell, 1868.), 155, 157.