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Sarah Butterworth (Freeman)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Horsham District, Pullborough, West Sussex, England
Death: Died in Rehoboth, Bristol County, Province of Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Edmund Freeman, II and Elizabeth Freeman
Wife of Deacon John Butterworth, II
Mother of Captain John Butterworth; Sarah Hayward; Nathaniel Butterworth; Joseph Butterworth; Deborah Jenkins and 7 others
Sister of Mary Perry
Half sister of Eleanor Freeman; Alice Paddy; Edmund E. Freeman, Jr.; Thomas Freeman; Bennett Freeman and 6 others

Occupation: 13 children
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About Sarah Butterworth

Sarah [Sarah, Mrs John Butterworth] was said to be born circa 1630 of Weymouth, Norfolk, England. and died bef 1708, Swansea, Massachusetts, aged 78 (151)(link4)

Married:

  1. abt 1650 in Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts to John Butterworth. He was born abt 1630 in Wales and died 7 December 1683 in Swansey, MA. (152)(948)(949)(951)(952)(953)

11 children of John Butterworth and Sarah include:

  1. Capt. John Butterworth was born on 8 Sep 1651 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA. (954) He died on 20 Mar 1731 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA.(955) (956). He married Hannah Wheaton. (957)(958)
  2. Sarah Butterworth was born on 28 May 1653 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA. (971) She died about 1702 in MA.(972). She married William Hayward. (973) (974)
  3. Nathaniel Butterworth was born on 12 Apr 1655 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA. (969)
  4. Joseph Butterworth was born on 15 May 1657 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA. (959) He married Elizabeth Boomer. (960)
  5. Deborah Butterworth was born on 2 May 1659 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA. (939) She married John Jenkins (940)(941)
  6. Mary Butterworth was born about 1663 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA. (961)(962) She died after 1711 in MA.(963) She married 1) John Slade (964) (965) and married 2) Samuel Thayer (966)(967)
  7. Mercy Butterworth was born in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA. (968) ; d.Aft. 1714, Groton, MA.
  8. Hopestill Butterworth was born in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA. (943) She married 1) John Luther (944)(945) (946) and married 2) John Eddy (947)
  9. Samuel Butterworth was born in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA. (970)
  10. Experience Butterworth was born on 15 Aug 1669 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA. (942)
  11. Benjamin Butterworth was born on 31 Oct 1672 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA. (936) He died in 1711 in MA.(937) He married Huldah Hayward (938)

Notes for Sarah

Parents: ? daughter of Edmund Freeman (bp. 1596 - 1682) of Billinghurst and Sandwich and ? Elizabetha Raynier ? his second wife (b. abt 1600 - 1676).

n.b. Sarah Freeman needs documentation as a daughter of Edmund Freeman. One researcher commented in 2001: I didn't put sources for Freeman on my data base, because they include guesses from many other researchers who have never found absolute proof ..." (link1)

Notes for John Butterworth

  • John Butterworth was a Baptist, and one of the seven founders of the first Baptist church in MA, and the second in America, at Rehoboth. It was later moved to Swansey, because the court fined them for having these services, and not paying taxes to the established church. (Source: NEHGR, Vol. 1 and 2).
  • John's uncle, Samuel Butterworth came over before John. He became a freeman at Rehoboth 3 JUL 1652, and received land 22 JUN 1658. He had moved there by 1662. In 1663, the Baptist Church was organized in John's home, and met there regularly. He became a long time deacon.
  • Rehoboth did not want Baptists, so and and others received permission to start a new town, Swanzey, named after Swanzey, Wales. He and four others were in charge of admitting inhabitants, disposing of lands, and soing other affairs of the town. On 16 MAR 1677, John was given the job of distributing relief from Ireland to help sufferers in the Indian war. He was constable in 1685. (NEHGR)

Links

  1. http://newsarch.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/MA-MENDON/2001-11/1004705243
  2. http://www.treetreetree.org.uk/Freeman.htm#Bennett
  3. http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~steeles/Wood/d2.htm#P783
  4. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=34346971

Citations

  • 151. New England Historic Genealogical Society. New England Historical and Genealogical Register. New England Historic Genealogical Society. Vol. 41, p. 192.
  • 152. Ibid. Vol. 41, p. 192.
  • 936. New England Historic Genealogical Society. New England Historical and Genealogical Register. New England Historic Genealogical Society. Vol. 41, p. 192.
  • 937. Torrey, Charles Almon. New England Marriages Prior to 1700. Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, 1990. p. 128.
  • 938. New England Historic Genealogical Society. New England Historical and Genealogical Register. New England Historic Genealogical Society. Vol. 41, p. 193.
  • 939. Ibid. Vol. 41, p. 192.
  • 940. Ibid. Vol. 41, p. 193.
  • 941. Torrey, Charles Almon. New England Marriages Prior to 1700. Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, 1990. p. 417.
  • 942. New England Historic Genealogical Society. New England Historical and Genealogical Register. New England Historic Genealogical Society. Vol. 41, p. 192.
  • 943. Ibid. Vol. 41, p. 192.
  • 944. Ibid. Vol. 41, p. 193.
  • 945. Torrey, Charles Almon. New England Marriages Prior to 1700. Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, 1990. p. 479.
  • 946. Marriage Vital Record. Swansea VRs to 1850.
  • 947. New England Historic Genealogical Society. New England Historical and Genealogical Register. New England Historic Genealogical Society. Vol. 41, p. 193.
  • 948. Ibid. Vol. 41, p. 192.
  • 949. Ibid. Vol. 41, p. 192.
  • 951. Ibid. Vol. 41, p. 192.
  • 952. Ibid. Vol. 41, p. 192.
  • 953. Ibid. Vol. 41, p. 192.
  • 954. Ibid. Vol. 41, p. 192.
  • 955. Ibid. Vol. 41, p. 192.
  • 956. Death Vital Record. Rehoboth VRs to 1850.
  • 957. New England Historic Genealogical Society. New England Historical and Genealogical Register. New England Historic Genealogical Society. Vol. 41, p. 192.
  • 958. Marriage Vital Record. Rehoboth VRs to 1850.
  • 959. New England Historic Genealogical Society. New England Historical and Genealogical Register. New England Historic Genealogical Society. Vol. 41, p. 192.
  • 960. Ibid. Vol. 41, p. 193.
  • 961. Ibid. Vol. 41, p. 192.
  • 968. New England Historic Genealogical Society. New England Historical and Genealogical Register. New England Historic Genealogical Society. Vol. 41, p. 192.
  • 969. Ibid. Vol. 41, p. 192.
  • 970. Ibid. Vol. 41, p. 192.
  • 971. Ibid. Vol. 41, p. 192.
  • 972. Torrey, Charles Almon. New England Marriages Prior to 1700. Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, 1990. p. 360.
  • 973. Ibid. p. 360.
  • 974. Arnold, John. One Hundred and Sixty Allied Families. p. 127.
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Sarah Butterworth's Timeline

1629
September 2, 1629
Pullborough, West Sussex, England
1632
July 1, 1632
Age 2
Rochdale, , Massachusetts
1650
1650
Age 20
Swansea, (Present Bristol County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)
1651
September 8, 1651
Age 22
Rehoboth, (Present Bristol County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts), (Present USA)
1653
May 28, 1653
Age 23
Bristol, Massachusetts
1655
April 12, 1655
Age 25
Rehoboth, Bristol, Mass.
1657
May 15, 1657
Age 27
Rehoboth, Bristol, Mass.
1659
May 2, 1659
Age 29
Rehoboth, Bristol, Mass.
1661
September 8, 1661
Age 32
Rehoboth, Bristol, Mass.
1661
Age 31
Rehoboth,Bristol,Mass.