Mary Washbourne1,2,3

F, b. 1629, d. 17 February 1713/14
FatherWilliam Washbourne b. b 9 Nov 1601, d. 30 Oct 1658
MotherJane Whitehead
     Mary was born in 1629 in Bengeworth, Wickenford Parish, Worchestershire, England. Mary married Richard Willett, son of John Willett II and Elizabeth Buver, circa 1649 in the Town of Hempstead, Queens County, Long Island, New York. She and Richard were blessed with 6 children. They resided in Lucum which bevame known as Jericho. Mary's husband, Richard, died in 1664 in Jericho in the Town of Oyster Bay, Queens County, Long Island, New York, leaving her a widow. Mary departed this life on Saturday, 17 February 1713/14 in Jericho in the Town of Oyster Bay, Queens County, Long Island, New York.4


Richard Willett b. 1612, d. 1664


  1. [S74] Ada Clementine Acker Haight, The Richard Washburn Family Genealogy: a family history of two hundred years outlining the ancestors & descendants of Richard Washburn with some connected families, page 1182.
  2. [S124] A Memorial of John, Henry, and Richard Townsend & their descendants., page 31 - "The highest assessment, on a list made in 1683, is £220; the person so assessed was Mary Willets (widow of Richard), of Jericho, sister of the wife of Robert Williams. Through her father, and brother William, and Hope Washbourne, she became possessed of a large tract of land, being a part of that held by Williams. She was the ancestress of all the Willets in the town."
  3. [S733] Josephine C. Frost, Ancestors of Frank Herbert DaVol and his wife, Phebe Downing Willits, pages 10-11 -.
  4. [S1294] Arthur S. Wardwell, The Willett's Family of Hempstead & Jericho, Long Island, pages 112.