Henry Kingman, I (1592 - 1667) MP

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Birthplace: Frome, Somersetshire, England
Death: Died in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts
Occupation: Ferryman, ferryman
Managed by: Thomas Edward Shirley
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About Henry Kingman, I

Came from Wales to Weymouth, Mass. in 1632 and was made free in 1636.

The following is from "Genealogies of the Early Families of Weymouth, Massachusetts" by George Walter Chamberlain: "sailed from Weymouth in Dorsetshire on or near 20 Mar. 1634-35 in Rev. Joseph Hull's Company, and arrived at Dorchester, 7 June 1635. (Register, 25: 14.) He was made a freeman of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, 3 Mar. 1635-6. (Ibid. 3: 94.) Seven lots were granted to him at Weymouth, viz., twelve acres". It goes on to say that: "He was 'lycensed to keepe the saide fferry at Waymothe' during the pleasure of the General Court, 3 Mar. 1635-36, and was to take twopence apiece for transportation of people, 12 Mar. 1637-38. Massachusetts Bay Colony Records, 1: 165, 225.) He was licensed to keep a house of entertainment at Weymouth, 6 June, 1637. (Ibid. 199.) He was a deputy from Weymouth to the General Court 2 May 1638, 27 May, 1652, and 26 May, 1657; and was one of a committee to lay out a highway from Weymouth to Dorchester, 25 Dec. 1648. "

Origin: Unknown Birth: About 1594 (aged 40 on 20 March 1634/5 [Hotten 284]' aged "74 or thereabouts" on 24 May 1667 [SPR 1:530) Death: Weymouth 5 June 1667 (from inventory) (1)

Sources

  1. Henry Kingman, in Anderson, Robert Charles; George F. Sanborn; and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635. (NEHGS, 1999-2011), 4:180.

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1592
1592
Frome, Somersetshire, England
1593
1593
Age 1
England
1593
Age 1
England
1593
Age 1
England
1593
Age 1
England
1617
1617
Age 25
Somerset, England
1619
1619
Age 27
Frome, Somerset, England
1623
1623
Age 31
Frome, Somersetshire, England
1625
1625
Age 33
Probably Frome, Somerset, England
1628
1628
Age 36
Of Frome, Som., Eng., Eng.