Joyce Cornish (1580 - 1621)

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Birthplace: Great Leighs, Essex, England
Death: Died in Fairsted, Essex, England
Occupation: Married: 26 Oct 1605
Managed by: Thomas M. Clifford
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About Joyce Cornish

Joyce Cornish died on April 21, 1621 shortly after Mary was born and James apparently never remarried.

The Lyon, 1632

The Lyon departed London June 22, 1632, with 123 passengers (including 50 children) and arrived at Boston September 16, 1632.

"They had been twelve weeks aboard and eight weeks from 'Land's End'." (Winthrop's "Journal", I, 92)


James Olmstead

James Olmstead b. 1580 in Great Waltham, Essex, England

m. 28 October, 1605 in Great Leighs, Essex, England, Joyce Cornish .

James and family arrived in the Puritan colony of Mass on September 16, 1632 with the first newcomers known under the name of "Pilgrims".

Came to Boston Harbour on the ship "Lyon" Sept.16th 1632.

Father: James OLMSTEAD b. 1550 in Great Leighs, Essex, England

Mother: Jane BRISTOW [m: 12 August 1576 in Great Leighs, Essex, England]

d. 28 September 1640, in Hartford, Connecticut.

-------------------- The Lyon, 1632

The Lyon departed London June 22, 1632, with 123 passengers (including 50 children) and arrived at Boston September 16, 1632.

"They had been twelve weeks aboard and eight weeks from 'Land's End'." (Winthrop's "Journal", I, 92)

James Olmstead

James Olmstead b. 1580 in Great Waltham, Essex, England

m. 28 October, 1605 in Great Leighs, Essex, England, Joyce Cornish .

James and family arrived in the Puritan colony of Mass on September 16, 1632 with the first newcomers known under the name of "Pilgrims".

Came to Boston Harbour on the ship "Lyon" Sept.16th 1632.

Father: James OLMSTEAD b. 1550 in Great Leighs, Essex, England

Mother: Jane BRISTOW [m: 12 August 1576 in Great Leighs, Essex, England]

d. 28 September 1640, in Hartford, Connecticut. -------------------- James married, on 26 October 1605, at Great Leighs, JOYCE CORNISH. Her lineage is unknown.

When James left his home at Fairsted, he left in its burying place his wife and four of their seven children. Joyce was buried there on 21 April 1621. Joyce CORNISH - bur. Apr. 21, 1621, Fairsted, Essex, England.

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Children of James and Joyce Olmsted

Faith - bap. Jan. 7, 1606, Fairsted, Essex, England; bur. there Mar. 3, 1627.

Frances - bap. Feb. 14, 1609, Fairsted, Essex, England; bur. there the same day.

Mabel - bap. Sep. 30, 1610, Fairsted, Essex, England; bur. there Feb. 18, 1621.

Nicholas (our line) - bap. Feb. 15, 1612, Fairsted, Essex, England; d. Aug. 31, 1684, Hartford, CT.

James - bap. Jan. 22, 1615; probably died young.

Nehemiah - bap. Nov. 10, 1618, Fairsted, Essex, England; d. Oct. 2, 1657, Fairfield, CT. Sgt. in 1657. Married Elizabeth BURR, daughter of John BURR, Sr. Elizabeth married second Obadiah GILBERT of Fairfield, CT, and third Nathaniel SEELEY. Nehemiah and Elizabeth OLMSTED had one child.

Mary - bap. Apr. 18, 1621, Fairsted, Essex, England; bur. there Apr. 24, 1621.

1632 List of Lyon Passengers June-September 1632 , England to New ENgland

Four Lyon trips: 1630, 1631, 1632, 1632. The Lyon hit a reef April 10, 1633 (Peirce was 'driving') and it sunk, replaced by the Rebecca, built in the colonies.

Sailed from London June 22, 1632, arriving in Boston September 14/16, 1632. The master, William Pierce, brought 123 passengers.

“He brought one hundred and twenty three passengers, whereof fifty children, all in health. They had been twelve weeks aboard and eight weeks from Land’s End.”

Alphabetical by family order:

Allis, Richard Bartlett, Robert (Possibly from Frampton, Dorsetshire, bound for Marblehead. Ref: Essex Antiq. 7/59 36 pg 33 or from Wiltshire, bound for Chelmsford, & Woburn. NEGR 40/195 36 pg 182) Benjamin, John of Heathfield, Sussex and wife Abigail (From Haethfield, Sussex, bound for Cambridge and Watertown. Ref: Banks Mss. 36 pg 171. Listed with a Richard Benjamin. Brewer, Daniel, his wife Joanna and children Daniel, Anne and Joanna Brewer, John of Sussex Browne, John and wife Dorothy, children Mary, John, James and William (From Hawkedon, Suffolk, bound for Watertown. Ref: Bond 124. 36 pg 155 Carrington, Edward Churchman, John (From Kennington, Kent, bound for Cambridge. Ref: Banks Mss. 36 pg 80) Clark, Nicholas (Clarke, from Nazing, Essex, bound for Cambridge. Ref: Banks Mss 36 pg 50) (Dup of Lyon 4) Cogsworth, John of Halstead, Essex, wife Mary Curtis, William of Nazing, Essex, his wife Sarah and children Thomas, Mary, John, and Philip Elmore, Edward and wife, children Richard and Edward Glover, Charles Goodwin, William of Bocklng, Essex, his wife and child Elizabeth Goodwin, Ozias of Bocklng, Essex, his wife and child William Grant, Seth Heath, William, wife Mary, children Issac, Mary, Anna (From Amwell, Little, Hertfordshire, bound for Roxbury as per 36 pg 66) (From Little Amwell, Hertfordshire, bound for Roxbury. Ref: Banks Mss. 36 pg 66) Holman, Edward of Clapham, Surrey James, William (From Walthamstow, Essex, bound for Boston. Ref: Banks Mss. 36 pg 53) Lewis, William, wife Felix, and child William Lewis Morrill Isaac of Hatfield Broadoak, Essex, his wife and children Sarah and Katherine Olmstead, James of Fairstead, Essex, wife Joyce and children Nehemiah, Nicholas, Richard, John and Rebecca (From Fairstead, Essex, bound for Boston and Hartfoed, CT. Ref: Banks Mss. 36 pg 46) Richards, Nathaniel and his wife Roberts, Joseph Shelley, Robert and wife Anne (From Nazing, Essex, bound for Boston. Ref: Banks Mss. 36 pg 50) Talcott, John of Braintree, Essex, wife Dorothy, children John, Mary Totman, John Ufford, Thomas of Newbourne, Suffolk, wife Isabel, children John and Isabel Wade, Jonathan of Northampton and wife Susanna Wadsworth, William of Braintree, Essex Wadsworth, Mrs and children Sarah, William, Mary, John Watson, John Whipple, John of Bocking, Essex White, John, wife Mary and children Nathaniel and Mary Willett, Thomas of Yarmouth, Norfolk Daughter Hester born 1647 4 pg 4 Witchfield, John of London and his wife (From St Mary, Whitechapel, London, bound for Dorchester and Windsor. Ref: Banks Mss 36 pg 101) Charles Banks also lists: John Coggeshall from Halstead, bound for Roxbury and Newport, RI, the 7xgreat-grandfather of Francis Herbert Brownell. 36 pg 47 Throckmorton, George and John, from Essex, bound for Boston, Salem and Providence RI. Ref: Banks Mss. 36 pg 54 Lyon sources: http://horsethief.info/newengland/lyon.htm http://members.aol.com/dcurtin1/gene/lyon.htm http://english-america.com/spls/632ma001.html#Lyon -------------------- (f/g) Joyce Cornish Olmstead Birth: unknown, England Death: Apr., 1621 Harwich, England

James Olmstead married in Great Leighs, Essex, 26 October 1605 Joyce Cornish. She was buried Fairstead, Essex, 21 April 1621. They had 7 children(all but first baptized Fairstead, Essex): Faith, Frances, Mabel, Nicholas, James, Nehemiah, & Mary.


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Spouse:
 James Olmstead (1580 - 1640)
Children:
 Frances Olmstead (____ - 1609)*
 Faith Olmstead (1601 - ____)*
 Mabel Olmstead (1610 - 1621)*
 Nicholas Olmstead (1612 - 1684)*
 James Olmstead (1615 - ____)*
 Nehemiah Olmstead (1618 - ____)*
 Mary Olmstead (1621 - 1621)

Burial: Unknown Created by: Linda Mac Record added: Apr 02, 2009 Find A Grave Memorial# 35436587 -tcd

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Joyce Cornish's Timeline

1580
September 29, 1580
Aythorpe Roding, Essex, ENGLAND
December 4, 1580
Great Leighs, Essex, England
1601
1601
Age 20
Great Leighs, Essex, UK
1605
October 26, 1605
Age 24
Chelmsford, Essex, England
1606
January 7, 1606
Age 25
Essex, England
1609
February 14, 1609
Age 28
Great Leighs, Essex, England
1610
September 30, 1610
Age 29
Essex, England
1612
February 15, 1612
Age 31
Fairstead, Essex, England
1615
January 22, 1615
Age 34
Fairsted, Essex, England
1618
November 10, 1618
Age 37
Essex, England