Rev. William Worcester

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William Worcester

Birthplace: Watford, Northamptonshire, England
Death: Died in Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Salisbury Colonial Cemetery, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Wylliam Woster; William Worcester; Rebecca Wooster and Rebecca Worcester
Husband of Sarah Worcester and Rebecca Worcester
Father of Susanna Worchester; Samuel Worcester; Timothy Worcester; Moses "Old Contrary" Worster; Elizabeth Worcester and 7 others
Brother of Thomas Worcester and Edward Worcester

Occupation: 1st Minister of Salisbury MA; vicar of Olney
Managed by: Dani M Worster
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About William Worcester

William Worcester Rev was the first Minister of Salisbury MA. He was baptized on 5 October 1595 in Watford, Northanto, England.1 He married Sarah Pickering circa 1634 in England.2 William Worcester Rev married Rebecca Suayne on 22 July 1650. William Worcester Rev died on 28 October 1662 in Salisbury, Essex, MA.1 He was buried on 31 October 1662 in Colonial Cemetary, Salisbury, Essex, MA.


William Worcester, served as a vicar of Olney, Buckinghamshire; from 27 Jul 1624 until 1636, when he refused to read the "Book of Sports" from the pulpit and was suspended. After three years of ecclesiastical difficulties, he moved his family first to Lynn and then to Salisbury, MA; where the "reverend and graciously godly Mr. Woster" served as minister until his death on 28 Oct 1662.

  • - Ref: Sarah Alice Worchester: "The Descendants of Rev. Wm. Worcester"; [private, Edw. Worcester]; Boston; 1914.
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Rev. William Worcester's Timeline

October 28, 1595
Watford, Northamptonshire, England
Age 32
Chedington, Buckinghamshire, England
May 3, 1634
Age 38
Cheddington, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
Age 39
August 14, 1636
Age 40
April 4, 1641
Age 45
May 14, 1642
Age 46
Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
November 10, 1643
Age 48
Essex, MA, USA
June 9, 1649
Age 53
July 22, 1650
Age 54
Salisburry, Essex, Massachusetts, United States