From "The History of the Colony of New Haven to its Absorption into Connecticut" Vol 2 by Atwater:Mrs. Martha Beard came to New England with her husband James in 1638 on the ship *Martin*. He died on board the ship before reaching Massachusetts Colony. She had 3 sons, James who d. unm; Jeremy also d. unm; and Capt. John Beard.Also 3 daughters, Martha who m. John Stream, Sarah who m. Nicholas Camp Jr. and (???) .
Does anyone know if the Beards from New Haven are connected in any with the Beards from Nantucket?