Peter "the Pioneer" Palfrey

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Peter "the Pioneer" Palfrey

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Minister Horton, Somerset, England
Death: Died in Reading, Middlesex, Mass
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Son of William Palfrey and Johane Palfrey
Husband of Elizabeth Fairfield; Edith E Palfrey and Edith Palfrey
Father of William Jonathan Palfrey; Hannah Palfrey; Lydia Palfrey; Remember Aspinwall; Jehoiadan Palfrey and 5 others

Occupation: 1623 Departed Dorchester for Glouchester MA
Managed by: Jocelynn Elaine Oakes
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About Peter "the Pioneer" Palfrey

Peter Palfrey came from England in 1623 on the ship "Abigail" with the Dorchester Company which began a plantation at Cape Anne, Mass in 1624, Roger Conant, Governor. This company failed in 1626 and most of the emigrants returned to England. Peter and 2 others remained with Conant and in autumn 1626 he left Glouchester and moved to Naumkeag (Salem) and then later laid the foundation for Salem, Mass.

He married Edith about 1631 probably in Salem, MA. After Edith's death, Peter married second Elizabeth, widow of John FAIRFIELD (d. 1646) of Wenham, MA. He married third about 1662 Alice (d. Mar. 20, 1677/8, Reading, MA). .

In 1631 he was made a freeman. In 1632 he was a Deputy from Salem to the first General Court of Massachusetts Bay Colony.

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Born in Minister Horton, England on 1612 to William Palfrey and Johane Hackman. Peter married Edith and had 5 children. Peter married Elizabeth Knight. Peter married Alice. He passed away on 1716 in Reading, Essex, Massachusetts, USA.

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Peter "the Pioneer" Palfrey's Timeline

1611
September 30, 1611
Somerset, England
1632
1632
Age 20
Salem, Essex, MA, USA
1634
1634
Age 22
Salem, Massachusetts, United States
1636
October 25, 1636
Age 25
Salem, Essex, MA, USA
December 25, 1636
Age 25
Salem, Essex, Mass
December 25, 1636
Age 25
Salem, Essex, MA, USA
1638
September 16, 1638
Age 26
Salem, Essex, MA, USA
1644
1644
Age 32
1663
September 15, 1663
Age 51
Reading, Middlesex, Mass
1663
Age 51
Salem, Essex, MA, USA