Daniel Hovey, Sr (1618 - 1692) MP

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Birthplace: Waltham Abbey, Essex, England
Death: Died in Ipswich, Essex, MA, USA
Occupation: of Ipswich/Selectman
Managed by: Thomas Edward Shirley
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About Daniel Hovey, Sr

Daniel was apparently a man of education, and the fact that the curate of his parish church was friendly to and interested in him while he was in his teens and far away in a strange land, indicates that there were elements in his character which drew and held attention to him. He was one of the early settlers of Ipswich, Essex Co., Massachusetts, in 1635, at the age of seventeen.

Daniel Hovey, the first settler, father of James Hovey Sr., came from England to Ipswich in 1633 and his house was standing there until 1894 when it was destroyed by fire. He was interested in the settlement of Brookfield and went thither in 1668 remaining until the town was abandoned by the settlers on account of King Philip's War. He finally returned to Ipswich where he died April 24 1692. He married Abigail Andrews daughter of Robert Andrews one of the first tavern keepers of Ipswich.

Sources

  1. The Hovey Book: Describing the English Ancestry and American Descendants of Daniel Hovey of Ipswich, Massachusetts (Google eBook) Daniel Hovey Association Press of L.R. Hovey, 1914 - 487 pages. Page 9 on.

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-------------------- Daniel was apparently a man of education, and the fact that the curate of his parish church was friendly to and interested in him while he was in his teens and far away in a strange land, indicates that there were elements in his character which drew and held attention to him. He was one of the early settlers of Ipswich, Essex Co., Massachusetts, in 1635, at the age of seventeen.

Daniel Hovey, the first settler, father of James Hovey Sr., came from England to Ipswich in 1633 and his house was standing there until 1894 when it was destroyed by fire. He was interested in the settlement of Brookfield and went thither in 1668 remaining until the town was abandoned by the settlers on account of King Philip's War. He finally returned to Ipswich where he died April 24 1692. He married Abigail Andrews daughter of Robert Andrews one of the first tavern keepers of Ipswich . A link to more - [http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~legends/hovey.html] and "History of Worcester and Its People" [http://books.google.com/books?id=1XRKAAAAYAAJ&dq=James%20Hovey%20King%20Philip's%20War&pg=PA330#v=onepage&q=James%20Hovey%20King%20Philip's%20War&f=false]

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Daniel Hovey, Sr's Timeline

1618
August 9, 1618
Waltham Abbey, Essex, England
August 9, 1618
Waltham Abbey, Essex, England
August 9, 1618
Waltham Abbey, Essex, England
August 9, 1618
Waltham Abbey, Holy Cross, Essex, England
1635
1635
Age 16
England to Ipswich, MA
1641
1641
Age 22
Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts
1642
1642
Age 23
Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts
1644
March 18, 1644
Age 25
Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts
1648
1648
Age 29
Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, (Present USA)
1650
1650
Age 31
Ipswich, Essex Co, MA