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Sarah Gilman

Sarah Gilman was born on 19 Jan 1622 in Caston, England and is the daughter of Edward Gilman and Mary Clark. They were the first Gilman's to come to America.

In Dec 1646 Sarah Gilman married John Leavitt. John had lost his first wire Mary Lovet leaving him with 5 children. Sarah helped raise John and Mary Lovet's 5 children plus had 8 children of her own. John and Sarah had eight children, 4 Sons Moses, Israel, Josiah, Nehemiah and 4 Daughters Sarah, Mary, Hannah and Abigail.

Sarah Gilman died 26 May 1700 in Hingham.

Thank You To Anne Okerlund Leavitt in her book "From Hingham to Hatley" and "NALF (National Association of Leavitt Families) which helped in my research.

For more information go to: NALF webpage Founding Fathers.


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