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Hannah Rickard (Pontus)

Also Known As: "Churchill"
Birthplace: Leiden, Leiden, South Holland, The Netherlands
Death: Died in Plymouth, Plymouth County, New Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)
Place of Burial: Hobbs Hole, Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William Pontus, "The Immigrant"; William Pontus and Wybra Pontus
Wife of Thomas Churchill; John Churchill; John Churchill; John Churchill, "The Colonist" and Giles Rickard, Sr.
Mother of Hannah Harrison (Churchill) of Cabin Point; Eleazer Churchill; Eleazer Churchill; Joseph Pontus Churchill; Eleazer Churchill and 4 others
Sister of Mary Pontus; Wybra Pontus; Elizabeth Pontus; Rachel Pontus and Sarah Pontus

Occupation: Arrive in Massachusetts 1632
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About Hannah Rickard

Marriage(2): Plymouth Register, in Shurtleff 8:32: "Gyles Rickard, Senir, was married to Hannah Churchill, Senir, the 25th of June, anno Dom 1669." "Hannah Rickard, Widdow" is listed as a church member 10th March 1703 [Plymouth Church Records, in [Pub.Col.Soc.Mass 22:193] Death: Ply.Ch.Recs 1:5:20 in Pub.Col.Soc.Mass 22:269: "Hannah Rickard widow (who is formerly Churchel) 22nd December [1690] in her 67th yeare."


Hannah married first John Churchill in Plymouth, MA on 12/18/1644. All issue were with John. Hannah married second Giles Rickard in Plymouth, MA on 06/25/1669.

Children of John and Hannah Churchill (all b. in Plymouth):

  1. Joseph Churchill, b. about 1648.
  2. Hannah Churchill, b. 12 Nov 1649.
  3. Eleazer Churchill, b. 20 Apr 1652;  d. 5 Mar 1716. He m. Mary --?--. They had children Hannah, Joanna, Abigail, Eleazer, Stephen, Jedidah, Mary, Elkanah, Nathaniel, Josiah, and Jonathan.
  4. Mary Churchill, b. 1 Aug 1654.
  5. William Churchill, b. 1656;  d. 5 Oct 1722 in Plympton, MA. He m. Lydia BRYANT 17 Jan 1683/84. They had children William, Samuel, James, Lydia, and Josiah.
  6. John Churchill, d. 1723. He m. (1) Rebecca DELANO 28 Dec 1686 in Plymouth. They had children Elizabeth, Rebecca, John, Sarah, and Hannah. He m. (2) Hanna (--?--) BARTLET 4 Mar 1715.


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Hannah Rickard's Timeline

Leiden, Leiden, South Holland, The Netherlands
December 18, 1644
Age 21
Plymouth, (Present Plymouth County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts), (Present USA)
Age 24
Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
February 13, 1651
Age 28
Wakefield, Surry, Virginia
April 20, 1652
Age 29
Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States
April 20, 1652
Age 29
Plymouth, Plymouth Colony
April 20, 1652
Age 29
Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States
August 1, 1654
Age 31
Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
Age 33
Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
Age 34
Plymouth, Plymouth , Massachusetts