About Ann Vinal
Ann Vinal holds the distinction of being the only female to be considered one of the founders of Scituate, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts.
Little is known about Ann's life before arriving in Scituate in 1636. She arrived in town as the widow of an unknown husband and the mother of three children born in England -- Martha, Stephen, and John.
Ann lived at Stockbridge Pond in Scituate and arrived in town as a Conihasset Partner, referring to a local, private land division partnership that functioned as a semi-autonomous government in town.
Ann died in 1664 in Scituate. She is remembered as being a pioneering woman in town.