Oliver Mellowes (c.1595 - 1638) MP

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Birthplace: Boston, Lincolnshire, England
Death: Died in Braintree, Norfolk , Massachusetts
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About Oliver Mellowes

Oliver Mellowes

  • Birth: 1595 - Boston,,Lincolnshire,England
  • Death: Circa 1639 - Braintree,Norfolk,Massachusetts,USA
  • Parents: Abraham Mellowes, Martha Bulkeley
  • Wife: Mary James, Elizabeth Hawkredd Coney

Mr. Oliver Mellowes was born about 1598 and died at Braintree, Massachusetts in 1638. He first married the daughter of John James, Mary James on 3 Aug 1620. Mary James was baptized 13 Oct 1597. He married a second time in Boston on 1 Jan 1633/1634 to Elizabeth Hawkredd Coney. Elizabeth was baptized in Boston on 8 Dec 1695 and died after 1670.

Mr. Mellowes and his wife were admitted to the church in Boston on 20 July 1634 and he was made a freeman on 3 Sep 1634. He was one of the followers of Anne Hutchinson, and with other, was disarmed by the General Court in 1637. Administration of his estate was granted to his widown on 5 Dec 1638. ~Bulkeley Genealogy, pg. 25

Family

Married

  1. Mary James b. 13 Oct 1597, d. 1632/33 daughter of Rev. John James and Alice, on 3 August 1620 at Boston, Lincoln, England.
  2. Elizabeth Hawkredd, daughter of Anthony Hawkredd and Isabel Dowse, on 1 January 1634 at Boston, Lincolnshire, England.

Children with 1st wife

  1. John Mellowes+ b. 6 Jun 1622, d. 29 Jan 1674/75
  2. Elizabeth Mellowes b. 10 Dec 1625, d. 15 Feb 1691
  3. Abraham Mellowes b. 6 Apr 1628, d. 1652
  4. Capt. Elisha Mellowes b. 8 Mar 1631

Sources

  1. Robert Charles Anderson. The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633. Vol. 1-3. Boston, MA, USA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995.  Sketch - Preserved Puritan: Abraham Mellowes.

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Oliver Mellowes's Timeline

1595
1595
Boston, Lincolnshire, England
1620
August 3, 1620
Age 25
Boston, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
1622
June 6, 1622
Age 27
Sutterton, Lincolnshire
1625
December 10, 1625
Age 30
Sutterton, Lincolnshire, England
1633
January 1, 1633
Age 38
Boston, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
1638
1638
Age 43
Braintree, Norfolk , Massachusetts