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Judith White (Vassall)

Also Known As: "Judith; Vassal;"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Stephney, Middlesex, England
Death: Died in Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Marshfield, Plymouth, Old Burying Ground
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William Vassall Pilgrim of the Blessing and Anna Vassall
Wife of Resolved White, "Mayflower" Passenger
Mother of William White; John White; Samuel White; Sylvannus White; Resolved White, Jr. and 4 others
Sister of Anna Vassall, (II); Frances Adams (Vassell); Mary Vassall, Twin; John Vassall; Samuel Vassall, Twin and 4 others

Occupation: 1635 - Emigrated from England to Massachusetts on the "Blessing"
Managed by: Christian Aaron PERKS
Last Updated:

About Judith White

Judith Vassall White was the wife of "Mayflower" passenger Resolved White.

Born 1619, Essex, England. Died 3 April 1670, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts.

Daughter of William and Anna (King/Kinge) Vassall of Essex, England, later Plymouth County, Massachusetts, and Barbados.

Arrived in Massachusetts in 1635 aboard the "Blessing," along with her parents and siblings (her father, William, as a leader of the Massachusetts Bay Company, had made an earlier voyage to Massachusetts in 1630 before returng to England for his family).

Married on 5 November 1640 in Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts to Resolved White, son of William White and Susannah Fuller.

Children of Judith Vassall and Resolved White:

i. William White (18 Apr 1642 - )

ii. John White (11 Mar 1644 - )

iii. Samuel White (13 Mar 1646 - )

iv. Resolved White, ll (12 Nov 1647 - 1670)

v. Anna White (5 Jun 1649 - )

vi. Elizabeth White+ (4 Jun 1652 - )

vii. Josiah White (29 Sep 1654 - )

viii. Susannah White (1656 - )

Citations

  1. Landis, John T. Mayflower Descendants and Their Marriages. 1922. Reprint Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1985.
  2. McTeer, Frances Davis and Frederick C. Warner. "Descendants of Reuben Powers of Shutesbury, Mass", The New England Historical and Genealogical Register (October 1969).

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=22620246

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Judith Vassall was Resolved White's first wife. She was born 1619 and died April 13, 1670 . She was the daughter of William Vassall, one of the assistants of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, settle at Scituate and Marshfield before moving to Barbadoes. Judith and Resolved had :

1. William White b. April 10, 1642 in Marshfield, MA

2. John White, b. Mar. 11, 1644 at Scituate, MA

3. Samuel White b. Mar. 13, 1646

4. Resolved White b. in Scituate

5. Anna White B. June 2, 1649 in Scituate, MA

6. Elizabeth White b. June 4, 1652

7. Josiah White b. in Scituate baptized Oct. 14, 1654

8. Susannah b. in Scituate baptized Nov. 9, 1656

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She joined the Church in Scituate in 5/14/1637.

Judith "arose in meeting in Scituate once and censured the men for their unchristian persecution of the Quakers." It has been said that she was the first woman in New England to have the nerve to arise and address a meeting of men. It is also said that she had a great influence on Josiah Winslow in his treatment of Indians and of Quakers.

[One Branch of the White Family, Charles H. White]. -------------------- Judith White (Vassall) Place of Burial: Marshfield, Plymouth, Old Burying Ground Birth: June 6, 1619 Stephney, Middlesex, England Death: April 3, 1670 (50) Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts

Judith Vassall White was the wife of "Mayflower" passenger Resolved White.

Born 1619, Essex, England. Died 3 April 1670, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts.

Daughter of William and Anna (King/Kinge) Vassall of Essex, England, later Plymouth County, Massachusetts, and Barbados.

Arrived in Massachusetts in 1635 aboard the "Blessing," along with her parents and siblings (her father, William, as a leader of the Massachusetts Bay Company, had made an earlier voyage to Massachusetts in 1630 before returng to England for his family).

Married on 5 November 1640 in Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts to Resolved White, son of William White and Susannah Fuller.

Children of Judith Vassall and Resolved White:

i. William White (18 Apr 1642 - )

ii. John White (11 Mar 1644 - )

iii. Samuel White (13 Mar 1646 - )

iv. Resolved White, ll (12 Nov 1647 - 1670)

v. Anna White (5 Jun 1649 - )

vi. Elizabeth White+ (4 Jun 1652 - )

vii. Josiah White (29 Sep 1654 - )

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Judith Vassall White was the wife of "Mayflower" passenger Resolved White.

Born 1619, Essex, England. Died 3 April 1670, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts.

Daughter of William and Anna (King/Kinge) Vassall of Essex, England, later Plymouth County, Massachusetts, and Barbados.

Arrived in Massachusetts in 1635 aboard the "Blessing," along with her parents and siblings (her father, William, as a leader of the Massachusetts Bay Company, had made an earlier voyage to Massachusetts in 1630 before returng to England for his family).

Married on 5 November 1640 in Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts to Resolved White, son of William White and Susannah Fuller.

Children of Judith Vassall and Resolved White:

i. William White (18 Apr 1642 - )

ii. John White (11 Mar 1644 - )

iii. Samuel White (13 Mar 1646 - )

iv. Resolved White, ll (12 Nov 1647 - 1670)

v. Anna White (5 Jun 1649 - )

vi. Elizabeth White+ (4 Jun 1652 - )

vii. Josiah White (29 Sep 1654 - )

viii. Susannah White (1656 - )

Citations

 1. Landis, John T. Mayflower Descendants and Their Marriages. 1922. Reprint Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1985.
 2. McTeer, Frances Davis and Frederick C. Warner. "Descendants of Reuben Powers of Shutesbury, Mass", The New England Historical and Genealogical Register (October 1969).

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=22620246

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Judith Vassall was Resolved White's first wife. She was born 1619 and died April 13, 1670 . She was the daughter of William Vassall, one of the assistants of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, settle at Scituate and Marshfield before moving to Barbadoes. Judith and Resolved had :

1. William White b. April 10, 1642 in Marshfield, MA

2. John White, b. Mar. 11, 1644 at Scituate, MA

3. Samuel White b. Mar. 13, 1646

4. Resolved White b. in Scituate

5. Anna White B. June 2, 1649 in Scituate, MA

6. Elizabeth White b. June 4, 1652

7. Josiah White b. in Scituate baptized Oct. 14, 1654

8. Susannah b. in Scituate baptized Nov. 9, 1656

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She joined the Church in Scituate in 5/14/1637.

Judith "arose in meeting in Scituate once and censured the men for their unchristian persecution of the Quakers." It has been said that she was the first woman in New England to have the nerve to arise and address a meeting of men. It is also said that she had a great influence on Josiah Winslow in his treatment of Indians and of Quakers.

[One Branch of the White Family, Charles H. White].

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Judith White's Timeline

1619
1619
Stephney, Middlesex, England
1636
1636
Age 17

probably, with father

1640
April 8, 1640
Age 21
Scituate,Plymouth,Massachusetts,USA
1642
April 10, 1642
Age 23
Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts
1644
March 11, 1644
Age 25
Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts
1646
March 13, 1646
Age 27
Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts
March 13, 1646
Age 27
Scituate, MA, USA
1647
November 12, 1647
Age 28
Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts
1649
June 4, 1649
Age 30
Scituate, Plymouth, MA, USA
1652
June 4, 1652
Age 33
Scituate, MA, USA