Martha Mellowes (Bulkeley) (1572 - 1639) MP

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Birthplace: Of, Odell, Bedford, England
Death: Died in Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Managed by: Donald Franklin Colvin
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About Martha Mellowes (Bulkeley)

Martha Bulkeley, married, about 1568, Abraham Mellowes, of Odell, Bedfordshire and Boston, Lincolnshire. He was born about 1570. They had three sons, Oliver, Abraham and Edward. They also had three daughters, Elizabeth, Catherine (wife of William Newland), and Anne (wife of John Smith). They immigrated to new England in 1634, where they settled in Charlestown, Massachusetts. He and his wife, Martha, were admitted to the church at Charlestown, Massachusetts in 1633. He was admitted freemand in 1634, and served as overseer of highways in 1635. Abraham Mellowes died testate shortly before 30 Dec 1638. [C.H. Pope, Pioneers of Massachsetts, 1900: 310-Biography of Abraham Mellows]. [D.L. Jacobus, Bulkeley Genealogy, 1933: 14-17] ~Plantagenet Ancestry, pg. 164

She and Abraham Mellowes immigrated to Charlestown, Massachusetts Bay Colony, arriving after 1633[Pre-1633 Planters of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, online <http://www.winthropsociety.org/planters.htm>].

"Abraham Mellows and Martha his wife and Edward Mellows their son" were admitted to Charlestown church."[Ed. James Frothingham Hunnewell, compiler, Records of the First Church in Charlestown, Massachusetts, 1632-1789 (Boston, Mass.: n.pub., 1880), 8 and Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, CD-ROM (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2000)].

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1572
1572
Of, Odell, Bedford, England
1595
1595
Age 23
Odell, Bedford, England
1595
Age 23
Boston, Lincolnshire, England
1596
1596
Age 24
Odell, Bedfordshire, England
1597
1597
Age 25
Odell, Bedford, England
1607
1607
Age 35
Odell, Bedford , England
1609
August 24, 1609
Age 37
Odell, Bedford, England
1611
1611
Age 39
Boston, Lincolnshire , England
1611
Age 39
Odell, Bedford, England
1633
1633
Age 61
Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts