Rebecca Maxson (Marbury)

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Rebecca Maxson (Marbury)

Nicknames: "Rebecca "Goodwife""
Birthdate:
Birthplace: England
Death: Died in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Rev. Francis Edward Marbury and Elizabeth Marbury
Wife of Richard Maxson, Sr. and John Horndall
Mother of Rebecca Moshier; Lydia Maxson; Richard Maxson Jr.; Rev. John Maxson, Sr.; Joseph Maxson and 1 other
Sister of Marbury; Susan Marbury and Elizabeth Marbury
Half sister of Mary Marbury; John Marbury; Thomas Marbury; Anne Hutchinson; (No Name) and 11 others

Occupation: Escaped from Indians in a shallop (small boat)
Managed by: Private User
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About Rebecca Maxson (Marbury)

Escaped in a shallot after husband was killed by Indians, according to legend.

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Last name unown, but possibly either Hutchinson or Goodwife

Citations

1.[S50] Sarah George Zakzrewski, "Sarah Zakrzewski Family Tree."

2.[S182] Maxson Family Association, online http://www.maxson2000.net/

3.[S12] Register Report, online http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~sam/mosher.html#G1

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Citations

1.[S50] Sarah George Zakzrewski, "Sarah Zakrzewski Family Tree."

2.[S182] Maxson Family Association, online http://www.maxson2000.net/

3.[S12] Register Report, online http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~sam/mosher.html#G1

-------------------- http://www.citereh.com/p6.htm#i276

Rebecca (?)1,2,3 (F)

b. circa 1615,

    Rebecca (?) was born circa 1615. She married Richard Maxson. 
    Her married name was Maxson.  
    Children of Rebecca (?) and Richard Maxson: 

John Maxson b. 1638, d. 17 Dec 1720

Rebecca Maxson+ b. c 1640, d. bt 29 Dec 1707 - 25 Feb 1708

Citations

The Maxson Family Association states that "We know less about Rebecca and definitely nothing about her birth, her maiden name, or arrival in Boston. After Richard's death, she married John Harndell and they lived in Rhode Island or nearby Mass (possibly Bristol County). To the best of our knowledge, she did not die in N.Y."

[S50] Sarah George Zakzrewski, "Sarah Zakrzewski Family Tree".

[S137] Maxson Family Association, online http://www.maxson2000.net.

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This source shows marriage to John Harndall as first marriage: Rebecca born in Rhode Island, married and widowed young, traveled to England, married again to John Maxson, and then returning at some time to America.

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~judfan/59968.html

Rebecca -Maxson Harndall

Born: 1604, Aquidneck, Washington Co., RI

Marriage (1): John Harndall

Marriage (2): Richard Maxson in 1624 in England

Died: 1643, Throgg's Neck, NY at age 39


Rebecca married John Harndall. (John Harndall died.)


Rebecca next married Richard Maxson, son of John Maxson, in 1624 in England. (Richard Maxson was born in 1602 in England and died in 1643 in Westerly, Washington Co., RI.)

-------------------- There is some controversy regarding the identity of Richard Maxson's wife. She has been referred to as "Goodwife" Maxson ... as well as Rebeccah (Marbury) Maxson, a daughter of Rev. Francis Marbury. There is good circumstantial evidence that she was a half sister of Anne Hutchinson, (the "Dissenter"), which explains much of the Maxson storyline for Richard after he immigrated in 1634. However, there is no indication in the Marbury (rev. Francis Marbury, Anne's father) or the Hutchinson's (Anne's husband) family line that shows a Rebeccah Marbury marrying a Richard Maxson.

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Rebecca Maxson (Marbury)'s Timeline

1602
May 1602
Alford, Lincolnshire, England
May 1602
Alford, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
1612
1612
Cucklington, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
1615
1615
England
1622
1622
Age 7
England
1630
1630
Age 15
England
1637
February 6, 1637
Age 22
Aquidneck, Washington, Rhode Island, USA
1637
Age 22
1638
March 24, 1638
Age 23
Newport, Newport, Rhode Island
1640
1640
Age 25
Aquidneck, Kings, Rhode Island, USA