FOURTH GENERATION IN AMERICA
178. HEZEKIAH 4 DUNHAM (Jonathan 3,2 John 1) born in Edgartown say 1693,  died in Tisbury, Dukes County Massachusetts between 13 June 1738 and 11 July 1738 the dates on which his will was written and probated.  Hezekiah married in Martha’s Vineyard probably in 1718 JANE PEASE,  daughter of Matthew and Mary (Green) Pease.  She was born 28 November (1699), died before 1738.
Hezekiah was called “Pilot”, and he resided in Edgartown & Chilmark and Tisbury.
The will of Hezekiah does not mention his wife who must have died before 1738. His will names “my only daughter Jemima” but does not mention his son or sons. Litchfield Co. CT probate file 1:36, dated 3 May 1750 contains a guardianship for son Cornelius, as “Jacob Dunham of Salisbury is named guardian of Cornelius, minor son of Hezekiah late of Martha’s Vineyard deceased”. The wording of the will provides a hint that there were two or more sons as it states “to each of my children, my only daughter Jemima excepted...”
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