John Washburn, I (1597 - 1671) MP

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Birthplace: Bengeworth, Evesham, Worcestershire, England, (Present UK)
Death: Died in Bridgewater, (Present Plymouth County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts), (Present USA)
Occupation: Tailor
Managed by: Alice Zoe Marie Knapp
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About John Washburn, I

Was Governor and Company of Massachusetts Bay from SE England. He was in Duxbury, Ma in 1631, where he was made a freeman. He purchased land from the Massasoit Indians and founded Bridgewater, where he lived in 1645. He served in the fight against the Narrangansets in 1645. John Washburn married Margery Moore (B: abt. 1630) in 1618 in England. She was the daughter of Robert Moore (Source: Bridgewater Vital Records).

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John Washburn is an early settler at Duxbury; he had an action in court there in 1632. He bought a place called the Eagles Nest in 1634. He and his two sons, John and Philip, are enrolled in the military organizations as early as 1643.

John Washburn and his son John are original proprietors of Old Bridgewater. They and Philip became residents there as early as 1665.

John Washburn, son of John the first, married Elizabeth, daughter of Experience Mitchell, and had eleven children.

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(4) John Washburn, was baptized 2 July 1597; married on 23 November 1618 Margery Moore, baptized 3 November 1588, daughter of Robert Moore and Ellen Taylor. On 18 December 1624, Margery's father made his will and he mentioned her in it. On 3 October 1619, Mary, daughter of John Washbourne, was baptized. No further record of her is found, and as she did not accompany her mother to America she probably died before that event. On 26 November 1620

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John Washburn, father of John, was Governor and Company of Massachusetts Bay from SE England. He was in Duxbury, Ma in 1631, where he was made a freeman. He purchased land from the Massasoit Indians and founded Bridgewater, where he lived in 1645. He served in the fight against the Narrangansets in 1645. John Washburn married Margery Moore (B: abt. 1630) in 1618 in England. She was the daughter of Robert Moore (Source: Bridgewater Vital Records).

http://www.angelfire.com/mi4/polcrt/Washburn.html -------------------- In 1625 John served as Bengeworth Parish Church Warden. On January 2, 1633 John Washburn sued Edward Doty for wrongfully taking a hog from him, but the court found Washburn's case to be faulty and dismissed it. In 1633 John Washburn was assessed for taxes in Duxbury, MA. In 1634 he purchased from Edward Bumpus "The Eagles Nest," a palisaded homestead with lands beyond Eaglenest Creek. In March, 1635, he purchased from Edward Bompasse, "his house & palisado...beyond ye creeke called ye Egls-Nest," for consideration of "a milch goate, wth one ewe-lambe." London emigration records:

   "XII Aprilis, 1635 In the Elizabeth and Ann, Mr. Roger Coop bound for New England pr. cert. from the Mayor of Evesham in Co. Worcester and from the minister of the parish of their conformity -- Margery Washborn 49; John Washborne 14, Phillipp Washbourne 11, 2 sonnes."

On March 5, 1639 the Court ordered John to survey and repair the "heigh ways" in the colony. In August 1643 John appeared on the list of male persons residing in Duxbury, Plymouth Colony, between the ages of sixteen and sixty years, able to perform military duty as shown by the official returns of an actual examination and inspection. In 1644, when the population of Duxbury was estimated at over 400, a movement began to start a new inland settlement in what was to be Bridgewater. John Washburn, Sr., and Jr., Miles Standish, John Alden, William and John Bradford, Love Brewster, Experience Mitchell, Edmond Chandler, William and John Paybody were among 54 purchasers from Massasoit of the town of Bridgewater, a tract of land extending 7 miles on each side from a certain fixed center. The Company paid 7 coats, 1 and 1/2 yards in a coat, 9 hatchets, 8 hoes, 20 knives, 4 moose skins and 10 & 1/2 yards cotton (cloth). In 1645 he served in the expedition against the Narragansets. In 1645 he served on the Grand Jury for Duxbury, MA (nee Mattakeeset, incorporated 6/7/1637). On June 2, 1646 John was admitted freeman at Duxbury, MA. In 1649 he served as Surveyor of Highways. On March 4, 1650 he was before the Court for neglecting to mend the highways. In 1659 he served as Constable. On 3 June 1662 he was granted land at Saconnet (Little Compton) by virtue of his being both an ancient freeman and a former servant. --------------------

John Washburn is an early settler at Duxbury; he had an action in court there in 1632. He bought a place called the Eagles Nest in 1634. He and his two sons, John and Philip, are enrolled in the military organizations as early as 1643.

John Washburn and his son John are original proprietors of Old Bridgewater. They and Philip became residents there as early as 1665.

John Washburn, son of John the first, married Elizabeth, daughter of Experience Mitchell, and had eleven children. -------------------- TAKEN FROM THE MAYFLOWER WEBSITE: Note: This is where the Mayflower connection comes in. John (2) Washburn emigrated abt. 1632 from Plymouth, Mass. The earliest record of John Washburn in Plymouth Colony is that of January 2, 1633, when he brought suit against Edward Doty there

-------------------- John was in Duxbury, MA as early as 1632. John and his sons John & Phillip were on a list of arms bears in 1643. -------------------- 2. JOHN4 WASHBURN/WASHBURNE (JOHN3 WASHBOURNE, JOHN2, JOHN1)1,2 was born 02 Jul 1597 in Evesham, Worcester, England, and died 17 Mar 1672 in Bridgewater, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts. He married MARGARET MOORE 23 Nov 1618 in Evesham, Worcester, England, daughter of ROBERT MOORE and ELLEN TAYLOR. She was born 1588.

Notes for JOHN WASHBURN/WASHBURNE: Three Hundred Colonial Ancestors John Washburn was b at Evesham, County of Worcester, England, and came to Duxbury in 1631, and d. at Bridgewater, Massachusetts-- His wife, Margery and two sons joined him at Duxbury in 1635, coming on the ship Elizabeth; and they went to Bridgewater about 1665. Compendium volume 1 Washburn (Washburne), John (d 1670; son of John), sec. in Eng. of the Governor and Company of Mass. Bay in N. E.; from Eng. was at Duxbury, Mass., 1631, where he was made freeman; purchased land from Massasoit, the Indian, and founded Bridgewater, to which place he removed, 1645; served in expdn. against the Narragansets, 1645, m in Eng 1618 Margery. dau. Robert Moore;-- --baptized in Bengeworth, Engalnd 2 July 1597;--migrated to America and settled in Duxbury, Massachusetts in 1632;--two of his sons, John and Philip, accompanied him, as did his wife;

Notes for MARGARET MOORE: --Margery/Margaret; Margery Washburn and sons John and Philip came in the ship "Elizabeth and Ann" in 1635; Children of JOHN WASHBURN/WASHBURNE and MARGARET MOORE are: i. MARY5 WASHBURN, b. Abt. 1619. 4. ii. JOHN WASHBURN, b. 26 Nov 1620, Evesham, Worcester, England; d. 12 Nov 1686, Bridgewater, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts. iii. PHILIP WASHBURN, b. 1622; d. Jun 1622, Bengeworth, England. 5. iv. PHILIP WASHBURN, b. 1624, Evesham, Worcester, England; d. Abt. 1701, Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts. http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/p/o/p/Sandra-Popiel/FILE/2062text.txt -------------------- John Washbourne, son of of John Washbourne and Martha Turinbell Stevens , born England , arri America 1631. Returned to England 1633 and then retuned to America in 1634. Married twice marjery Moore who arr. in America in 1635 on the Elizabeth and Ann

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John Washburn, I (immigrant)'s Timeline

1577
July 2, 1577
Bengeworth, , England
July 2, 1577
Bengeworth, , England
1596
July 2, 1596
Bengeworth, Worcestershire, England
1597
July 2, 1597
Bengeworth, Evesham, Worcestershire, England, (Present UK)
July 2, 1597
Bengeworth, Evesham, Worcestershire, England, (Present UK)
July 2, 1597
Bengeworth, Worcestershire, England
July 2, 1597
Bengeworth, Worcestershire, England
July 2, 1597
Bengeworth, Worcestershire, England
1618
November 23, 1618
Age 21
Bengeworth, Worcestershire, England, (Present UK)
1619
October 3, 1619
Age 22
Bengeworth, Evesham, Worcestershire, England