Lieut. Edward Winship

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Edward Winship

Birthplace: Newcastle, Upon Tyne, Northumberland, England
Death: Died in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
Place of Burial: Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Lyonel Winship and Mrs Lyonel WINSHIP
Husband of Jane Winship and Elizabeth Winship (Parke)
Father of Sarah Hubbard; Mary Brown; Ephraim Winship; Joanna Anna Winship; Edward Winship and 8 others

Occupation: One of the most active and energetic citizens of Cambridge, Came to America on "Defiance" 1635, Buried at Old Burying Ground at Harvard;arrived in Boston, MA Oct 3, 1634 on "Defiance"
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About Lieut. Edward Winship

One of Lionel Winship/Lyonall Wynshopp of Welton Hall's younger sons sailed to America in 1634 and arrived at the port of Boston. He settled at Cambridge. -------------------- Came to America on "Defiance" 1635 -------------------- October 3, 1634

Arrived Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts; Left England On the 8th or 10th August 1634 or 1635 On The Ship, Defense (or Defence or Defiance) which sailed from Harwich.

May 26, 1647

Ensign In The Cambridge Militia; Lieutenant In 1660

Member of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Boston

1660 lieutenant

Deputy General of the Court in the Massachusetts Bay Colony 1663 - 1664 and 1681 - 1686

1638 Edward Winship bought a three-acre estate at the easterly corner of Brattle and Mason Streets and extending through the Cambridge Common

-------------------- "Edward Winship, who stands at the head of the Winship family in America, was born in England in 1613. He embarked for America in the good ship, "The Ddfiance", at Harwich; England, August 10, 1635; arrived in Bostonm Nassachusetts, October 3, 1635 and two days later located in Cambridge, Mass. a suburb of Boston. In 1638 he purchased theland commenciung at the corner of Brqttle and Madson Streets, extending to the Commons, and he was for many hears one of the most active and energetic citixens of Cambridge. He was commissioned ensign of the Cambridge militia company in 1647, and lieutenant in 1660. He was elected deputy general of the court in the years 1663, 1664, 1681,1682,1683, 1684, 1685 and 1686.

  He was selectman of Cambridge for fourteen years between 1637 and 1684, and held several other official pisitions."  The Winship Family in America"

-------------------- Lieut Edward Winship Birth: 1612 Death: Dec. 2, 1688 Cambridge Middlesex County Massachusetts, USA

Edward was commissioned ensign of the Cambridge Militia in 1657, and was a lieutenant in 1660. He was elected deputy from Cambridge to the General Court of Massachusetts in 1663, 1664, and from 1681 to 1686. He married (1)Jane Wilkinson, and their children were Joanna and Ephraim Winship. He later married (2)Elizabeth Parke, and their children were Elizabeth, Edward, Samuel, Joseph, Margaret and Marjory Winship.

Family links:

 Elizabeth Parke Winship (1632 - 1690)*
 Jane Wilkinson Winship (1618 - 1651)* 
 Ephraim Winship (1643 - 1696)*
 Joanna Winship (1645 - 1707)*
 Elizabeth Winship Sherman (1652 - ____)*
 Edward Winship (1654 - 1718)*
 Samuel Winship (1658 - 1696)*
 Joseph Winship (1661 - 1725)*
 Margaret Winship Dickson (1664 - 1734)*
 Marjory Winship Dickson (1664 - 1734)*

Burial: Old Burying Ground Cambridge Middlesex County Massachusetts, USA Plot: Photos by Ron Gilbert. Created by: Always with Love Record added: Jan 03, 2004 Find A Grave Memorial# 8237936 --------------------

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Lieut. Edward Winship's Timeline

March 3, 1612
Newcastle, Upon Tyne, Northumberland, England
Age 22
Cambridge, MA, United States
Age 24
Of, Cambridge, Middlesex, Mass
April 2, 1638
Age 26
Cambridge, Middlesex, Ma
July 2, 1641
Age 29
Cambridge, Middlesex, MA, USA
June 29, 1643
Age 31
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
August 1, 1645
Age 33
of Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts
June 8, 1648
Age 36
Cambridge, Middlesex, Mass
April 15, 1652
Age 40
Lexington, Middlesex, Massachusetts
March 3, 1654
Age 42
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States