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Great Migration: Passengers of the Fortune, 1621

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  • Robert Hicks (c.1578 - 1647)
    Alternate Birth date: 11/15/1575; Alternate death date: 3/24/1646 (ancestor of President George W. Bush) Birth Abt 1575 Southwark, Surrey, England [13] Gender Male AFN 3DN3-0G Died 24 ...
  • Stephen Deane (c.1606 - 1634)
    Stephen Deane Birth: about 1606, England Death: Plymouth "between 10 March 1633/4 (purchase of Godbert Godbertson's house) and 2 October 1634 (date of inventory), and probably closer to the latte...
  • Rev. Thomas Cushman (1608 - 1691)
    Thomas came over on the ship "FORTUNE" in 1621 with his brother Robert. -------------------- Came to America on Fortune in 1621 with his father. When Robert, Thomas' father, returned to London on b...
  • Elizabeth Bassett (c.1603 - c.1634)
    William Basset married Elizabeth _____ by 1623 (and probably by 1621). She came to Plymouth with him as a passenger on the Fortune in 1621. She appears in no record after 1627, and may have died soon a...
  • William Bassett, of Plymouth (1599 - 1667)
    from: NOTE: HIS PARENTS ARE NOT PROVEN ========================= William Bassett was possibly the son of William Bassett of Bethnal Green, London. A William Bassett was baptized at Stepney, Engla...

Fortune Passenger List

The ship Fortune with Master Thomas Barton, arrived at Plymouth on November 9, 1621, just a few weeks after the First Thanksgiving. This passenger list is based on the 1623 Division of Land, the passenger list compiled by Charles Edward Banks in Planters of the Commonwealth, and by the information found in Eugene Aubrey Stratton's Plymouth Colony: Its History and its People, 1620-1691.

  1. Adams John (From Wapping, Stephney, Middlesex, bound for Plymouth. Ref: Banks Mss. 36 pg 113)
  2. Basset William (From Bethnal Green, Stephney, Middlesex, bound for Plymouth. Ref: Banks Mss. 36 pg 113)
  3. Basset Elizabeth, wife
  4. Beale William
  5. Bompasse Edward
  6. Brewster Jonathan, oldest son of Elder Brewster
  7. Briggs Clement (From Southwark, Surrey, bound for Plymouth. Ref: Pope. 36 pg 169)
  8. Bumpas Edward (From St Bartholomew, London, bound for Plymouth. Ref: Banks Mss. 36 pg 99)
  9. Cannon John
  10. Conner William
  11. Cushman Robert (From Canterbury, Kent, bound for Plymouth. Ref: Pope. 36 pg 76)
  12. Cushman Thomas, son abt 12 (From Canterbury, Kent, bound for Plymouth. Ref: Pope. 36 pg 76)
  13. Deane Steven (From Southwark, Surrey, bound for Plymouth. Ref: Banks Mss. 36 pg 169)
  14. Flavell Thomas & son (wife was on the Anne) (From Stephney, Middlesex, bound for Plymouth. Ref: Banks Mss. 36 pg 113)
  15. Ford ______ (presumably son William)(William. from Southwark, S Olave, Surrey, bound for Plymouth. Ref: Banks Mss. 36 pg 169)
  16. Ford Widow Martha, wife
  17. Ford Martha, daughter
  18. Ford John, son, born the day of arrival
  19. Hicks Robert (From Southwark, Surrey, bound for Plymouth. Ref: Pope. 36 pg 169)
  20. Hilton William (From Northwich bound for Plymouth 1623. Dover N.H. 1624. Ref: Banks, Mass. 36 pg 14)
  21. Morgan Bennet (Benedict, from Clerkenwell, St James, Middlesex, bound for Plymouth. Ref: Banks Mss. 36 pg 110)
  22. Morton Thomas - his son, Thomas Morton, Jr., arrived on the Anne
  23. Nicolas Austen
  24. Noye de la Philipe
  25. Palmer William (From Stephney, Middlesex, bound for Plymouth. Ref: Banks Mss. 36 pg 113)
  26. Palmer William, son
  27. Pitt William (From St Peter, Vincula Tower, London, bound for Plymouth. Ref: Banks Mss. 36 pg 103)
  28. Prence Thomas - Married Patience Brewster, the Elder's daughter (Prince, from All Hallows Barking, London or Stephney, Middlesex, bound for Plymouth and Eastham. Ref: Savage. 36 pg 98 & 113)
  29. Simonson Moses
  30. Statie Hugh
  31. Steward James
  32. Tench William
  33. Winslow John, brother of Govenor Winslow (From Droitwich, Worchest. bound for Plymouth. Ref: Pope. 36 pg 184)
  34. Wright William (From Austerfield, Worchest. bound for Plymouth. Ref: Par Reg. 36 pg 184)

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