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Ann Saxton (Copp)

Birthplace: Hatton, Warwickshire, England
Death: Died in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Place of Burial: Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William Copp and Anne Rogers
Wife of Herman Wood Atwood and Thomas Saxton
Mother of John Atwood, Jr.; Sarah Atwood; John Atwood; Samuel Atwood; Capt. Joseph Saxton and 6 others
Sister of Rebecca Harte Copp; Mary Copp; Rebecca Copp; John Copp; Joanna Copp and 1 other
Half sister of David Copp; Naomi Copp; Jonathan Copp, Sr.,; Rebecca Copp; Ruth Mumford and 2 others

Managed by: Nancy D. Coon
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About Ann Saxton

Ann Copp was born in Hatton, Warwickshire, England on Aug. 13, 1630. She came to America from England June 17, 1635 on the ship Blessing, commanded by Capt John Leicester, with her father William and step-mother Goodeth. Her mother, Ann (Rogers) Copp, died 1633 in Warwickshire, England. She was baptised in Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts on June 23, 1861.

Ann first married Herman Atwood 11 Aug 1645 in Boston and they were the parents of two children:

John/1647 - died young Sarah/1650

After Herman died in 1651, Ann married Thomas Saxton and they were the parents of:

Thomas/1652 Mary Samuel/8 Oct 1653 m. Elizabeth; 2) Susannah Adams Joseph/9 May 1656 Nathaniel/29 Nov 1658 (unmarried) Elizabeth/8 Jun 1661 Benjamin/18 May 1665

"Copp's Hill Burying Ground is Boston's second oldest burying ground. It was first founded in 1659 as Windmill Hill. The area was named after shoemaker William Copp who once owned the land.

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Ann Saxton's Timeline

August 13, 1630
Hatton, Warwickshire, England
August 16, 1630
Hatton, Warwick, England
August 16, 1630
Hatton, Warwick, England
August 16, 1630
Hatton, Warwick, England
August 11, 1646
Age 15
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
October 5, 1647
Age 17
Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA
May 26, 1650
Age 19
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
March 10, 1652
Age 21
Boston, Suffolk, Ma.
Age 21
October 8, 1653
Age 23
Boston, Suffolk, Ma