John Vincent, of Yarmouth

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John Vincent, of Yarmouth

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Birthplace: Alton, Wiltshire , England
Death: Died in Yarmouth, Barnstable , Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of John Vincent, Sr. and Sarah Godbertz Allerton
Husband of Hannah Allerton
Father of Mary Hammond Vincent; Sarah Dexter Vincent; Henry Vincent and Elizabeth Dexter Vincent
Brother of John Vincent Jr.
Half brother of Mary Pratt Priest; Sarah Coombs Priest and Samuel Godbertson

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About John Vincent, of Yarmouth

John Vincent was of Saugus (Lynn), Essex, MA by 1636 but was granted lands in Duxbury, Plymouth, MA.  His Duxbury land abutted the lands of Thomas Burgess and WIlliam Bassett, both early settlers of Sandwich. He  made freeman in 1637. In 1638, he was appointed Constable in Sandwich.

By1639 John sold the Duxbury land to Thomas Weybourne, and that same year was appointed Deputy to Plymouth Court from Sandwich. Also in1639, he was appointed to go to Yarmouth to aid inestablishing land rights.He was also listed in the 1643 roster of persons between the age of 16 and 60 who were liable to bear arms. John Vincent was in Sandwich as late as 1658 when he married for the second time but the moved to Yarmouth, Barnstable, MA.

Sources:

  1. History of Cap Cod: annals of Barnstable COunty, Vol. 2, Frederick Freeman p. 17, 42, 44
  2. Directory of the Ancestral Heads of New England Families, 1620-1700, p. 248
  3. Cape Cod Library, Vol. II, Sandwich and Bourne. Colony and Town Records, pg 1612
  4. Gen.Dict. by Savage, Sect IV, Chapter 5, Vol 4 pg 373
  5. Plym. Recs., pg 1612
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John Vincent, of Yarmouth's Timeline

1608
October 16, 1608
Alton, Wiltshire , England
1630
1630
Age 21
LEIDEN, Zuid Holland, Netherlands
1633
1633
Age 24
WALSHAM-LE-WILLOWS, Suffolk, England
1634
1634
Age 25
Barnstable, Barnstable, Ma
1635
1635
Age 26
HONESHOLE, England
1637
1637
Age 28
England
1663
1663
Age 54
Yarmouth, Barnstable , Massachusetts
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