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William Peck MP (1601 - 1694)

William Peck, immigrant ancestor, was born in the city of London, England, or its vicinity in 1601. He married Elizabeth there in 1622 & sailed for Boston, Massachusetts in the ship "Hector" with his w...

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Rev. William Norton MP (c.1610 - 1694)

Rev. William Norton born circa 1626 at of Ipswich, Suffolk, England. died on 30 April 1694 at Ipswich, Essex, MA; Age 68 at death.1 Father William Norton2 b. c 1580 Mother Alice Browest2 b. c...

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Rev. John Norton MP (1606 - 1663)

John Norton Birth: May 6 1606 - Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England Death: Apr 5 1663 - Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Parents: William Norton, Alice Norton (born Browest) Brother: Wil...

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John Bigelow, of Watertown MP (1616 - 1703)

John Bigelow Birth: baptized Feb. 16, 1616 - Wrentham, Suffolk, England Death:  Jul. 14, 1703 - Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Parents: uncertain Spouses: Mary Warren, Sara...

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John Warren, of Watertown MP (1585 - 1667)

John Warren, of Watertown Birth: May 1 1585 - Nayland, Suffolk, , England Death: Dec 13 1667 - Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts Parents: John "the middle" Warren, Elizabeth Scarlett Wife: ...

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Rev. Jacob Hemingway MP (1683 - 1754)

Rev. Jacob Hemingway Birth: .6 Dec 1683 New Haven, Connecticut Death: Oct 1754 East Haven, New Haven, Connecticut Father:  Samuel Hemingway 1636 - 1711 Mother: Sarah Cooper 1645 - ...

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Rev. Abraham Pierson MP (c.1641 - 1707)

Founder and first president of Yale, and namesake of Pierson College. -------------------- One record shows Abraham as the eldest of eleven children. Graduated from Harvard in 1668. In 1669 he join...

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Rev. John Allin, of Rye & Woodbridge MP (1623 - 1715)

The Chymical Cleric: John Allin, Puritan Alchemist John Allin, the son of John Allin of Wrentham, Suffolk (c1605-1671) and his wife Margaret (died 1653), was born on 13 October 1623. His father, who ...

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"Elder" John Bowles MP (c.1615 - 1680)

Generation One 1. John Bowles; b. at England; m. Dorothy; 1st wife; m. Elizabeth Heath, daughter of Isaac Heath and Elizabeth Miller, 2 Apr 1650 at Roxbury, MA; 2nd wife; m. Sarah; 3rd wife; d. 1680;...

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Rev. John Davenport MP (1597 - 1670)

A history and genealogy of the Davenport family, in England and America, from A. D. 1086 to 1850 .. (1851) FOURTEENTH GENERATION. Issue of Richard Davenport, ( No. 58.) (60.) I. Edward Dave...

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Rev. Ralph Partridge MP (1579 - 1655)

Ralph PARTRIDGE Baptized: As "Rodolphus Partridge" Apr. 12, 1579 at St. Mary the Virgin church at Sutton-Valence [aka the Town of Sutton], in county Kent, England. son of Rev. Thomas Partridge & ...

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Reverend Henry Whitfield MP (1590 - 1657)

Rev. Henry Whitfield was born in England about 1590. He was ordained a minister of the Church of England in 1618. That same year he married Dorothy Sheafe. They had 9 children. The Henry Whitfield Ho...

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Rev. Henry Dunster, First President of Harvard MP (1609 - 1659)

Henry Dunster Baptized: 26 November 1609 - Bolholt, Bury, Lancashire Parents:  Henry Dunster (abt 1580–1646) and Henry's first wife, who is not named in any records. Wives:...

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Rev. Joseph Glover MP (c.1600 - 1638)

Elizabeth Harris Glover established the first printing office in colonial America. Around the year 1630, Elizabeth Harris married Reverend Joseph (sometimes referred to as Jose or Josse) Glover in Engl...

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Rev. Dr. Thomas Thacher MP (1620 - 1678)

Dr., Rev. Thomas THACHER or THATCHER , M.D b. 1 May 1620, Milton, Clevedon, Somerset, England occ. physician, minister; ord. 2 Jan 1644/1645, Weymouth, MA edu. Educated by Pres. Charles CHAUNCE...

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Rev. Joshua Gee MP (1698 - 1748)

PASTOR OF THE SECOND CHURCH OF BOSTON Rev. Joshua Gee, who from Dec. 1723 until his death in 1748 was pastor of the Second Church (on Hanover St.) Boston, in direct succession to Rev. Cotton Mather, ...

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Deacon Peter Noyes MP (c.1591 - 1657)

WorldConnect: Peter Noyes came in the "Confidence," 1638, from Southampton, latter part of April aged 47, with son Thomas, 15; daughter Elizabeth and three servants. He is called yeoman, but after ...

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Rev. Nathaniel Ward (c.1585 - c.1646)

Nathaniel Ward (1578–October 1652) was a Puritan clergyman and pamphleteer in England and Massachusetts. He wrote the first constitution in North America in 1641. A son of John Ward, a not...

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Rev. Joseph Hull MP (1594 - 1665)

Additional Curator's Notes: Rev. Joseph Hull was not married to Joanna Coffin! The name comes from some inventive and quite persuasive speculation by an eary Hull researcher, Orra Eugene Monnette. He...

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Governor Thomas Wiggin MP (1592 - 1666)

THOMAS WIGGIN (Governor and called Captain) was born about 1592, and died in Squamscott about 1667 being buried south of the railroad tracks, about 5 hundred yards west of the old depot, near the end o...

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Rev. Stephen Batchelder, of Hampton MP (1561 - 1656)

Married to Ann Bates in 1586 - Berkshire, England "The Great Migration Begins (1620-1633)" names the 6 children of Stephen as Nathaniel, Deborah, Stephen, Samuel, Ann and Theodate. "All the childre...

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Rev. Thomas Carter, of Woburn MP (1608 - 1684)

from Rev. Thomas Carter Reverend Thomas Carter The birthplace and the parentage of the Rev. Thomas Carter, first minister of Woburn, Mass., cannot be stated with certainty, but there is no reason...

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Rev. John Allin, of Norfolk & Dedham MP (1597 - 1671)

John Allen , or John Allin (1596–1671) was one of the patriarchs of New England associated with the foundation of Dedham, Massachusetts. from To America About the year 1637–8 he...

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Rev. Thomas Allen, of Norwich & Charlestown MP (1608 - 1673)

Allen, Thomas, a non-conformist clergyman of Norwich, was born in that city in 1608, and educated at Caius college, Cambridge. He appears to have been minister of St. Edmund’s, Norwich, where he...

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William Aspinwall MP (c.1605 - c.1662)

William Aspinwall (1605 – c. 1662) was an Englishman who emigrated to Boston with the Winthrop Fleet in 1630 and played an integral part in the early religious controversies of the Massachusetts...

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Rev. Edward Bulkeley MP (1614 - 1696)

Edward Bulkeley matriculated pensioner from St. Catharine’s College, Cambridge, Easter, 1629. He arrived at New England before his father and the rest of his family. He was at that time barely 2...

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Rev. John Oliver (1613 - 1646)

Admitted as Freeman, Boston, May 1634; married (by 1638) to Elizabeth Newgate; Harvard Class of 1645; died 1646, shortly after becoming minister. See article by Leslie Mahler, JAN. 2003, 157 New Engl...

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Thomas Dexter, II (c.1605 - 1676)

The Great Migration Begins Sketches PRESERVED PURITAN THOMAS DEXTER ORIGIN: Unknown MIGRATION: 1630 FIRST RESIDENCE: Lynn REMOVES: Sandwich by 1648, Barnstable by 1657, Boston by 1676 O...

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Thomas Oliver, the Immigrant (c.1582 - 1658)

THE ENGLISH ORIGINS OF THOMAS OLIVER OF BOSTON by Leslie Mahler (Genealogist) 157 N.E. Hist & Gen. Register, pp. 34-36 (JAN 2003) details parish register entries in Northamptonshire, England. From TH...

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Sgt. William Parker MP (c.1618 - 1686)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... William Parker (1618–1686) was an early Puritan settler in the Connecticut Colony and one of the founders of Hartford. He arrived in the Massachusetts Bay ...

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Richard Risley (c.1615 - 1648)

Richard de Risley Wikipedia Biographical Summary : "... Richard Risley (before 1615 - 1648) was an early Puritan settler in the Massachusetts Bay Colony and one of the founders of Hartford, Conne...

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Theophilus Eaton, Esq., First Governor of New Haven Colony MP (1591 - 1658)

"Also with them came Theophilus Eaton, a prosperous merchant, Deputy Governor of the East Land Company, and who for several years had resided in Denmark as an agent of King Charles I. On his return t...

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Richard "Bull" Smith, founder of Smithtown MP (c.1613 - 1691)

Richard "Bull" Smith, founder of Smithtown BIRTH: ABT 1613, England DEATH: 7 Mar 1691, Smithtown, Suffolk, Long Island, NY PARENTS: unknown Family 1 : Sarah Hammond EMIGRATION: MA Biogr...

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Rev. John Cotton, Jr. (1640 - 1699)

Rev. John Cotton, Jr., was graduated from Harvard in 1657, studied theology with the Rev. Samuel Stone of Hartford, Connecticut, and from 1659 to 1663 preached at Wethersfield, Connecticut In 1664 he l...

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Anne Hutchinson MP (1591 - 1643)

Anne Hutchinson (baptized July 20, 1591[1][2] – August 20, 1643) was a pioneer settler in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New Netherlands, and the unauthorized minister of a dissident church d...

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Seth Stowell Sweetser MP (1606 - 1662)

Seth Sweetser (son of James Sweetser and Joane Stowell)836, 837, 838, 839, 840, 840 was born 18 May 1606 in Tring, Hertfordshire, England840, 840, 841, 842, 842, and died 21 May 1662 in Charlestown, Ma...

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"Elder" John Crandall MP (1617 - 1676)

Elder John Crandall Homestead 105 Pound Road Westerly, Rhode Island Reverend John Crandall, one of the founding settlers of Westerly, Rhode Island was born about 1612 in Monmouthshire, England to...

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Rev. Samuel Mather (1674 - 1733)

Rev. Samuel Mather was the youngest son of Increase Mather. Samuel was born in Boston and, as a young man of fourteen, traveled to England with his father, returning to Massachusetts in 1692, and for t...

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Rev. Eleazer Mather MP (1637 - 1669)

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Rev. John Williams MP (1664 - 1729)

John Williams (1664-1729), one of the most well known members of the Williams family, was an ordained minister and an early settler of Deerfield, Massachusetts. He lost his first wife, Eunice Mather,...

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Rev. Seaborn Cotton MP (1633 - 1686)

Rev. Seaborn Cotton was born at sea on August 12, 1633, before his arrival at Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony. Seaborn graduated from Harvard College in 1651 and preached at Weathersfield or Windsor C...

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Rev. Soloman Stoddard MP (1643 - 1729)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Solomon Stoddard (September 27, 1643, baptized October 1, 1643 – February 11, 1728 or 1729) was the American colonial minister who succeeded Rev. Eleazer M...

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Judge Samuel Sewall MP (1652 - 1730)

Samuel Sewall was a Massachusetts magistrate of the Court of Oyer and Terminer. Five years after the Salem Witch Trials, Sewall publicly regretted his role in the trials, the only magistrate involved t...

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John Headlee, Sr. (c.1735 - c.1776)

John Headlee was born in about 1735 in Hunterdon County, New Jersey. He married Jerusha Mann in New Jersey about 1753. The Mann family was Puritan stock that moved from Boston to the New Haven Colony a...

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Rev. Richard Denton II MP (1603 - 1663)

Reverend Richard Denton was born on Saturday, 5 April 1603 at Yorkshire Co., England. He was christened Saturday, 19 April 1603 in Halifax, Yorkshire Co., England, emigrated to America between 1630 and...

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Reverend Samuel Willard, Vice President of Harvard College MP (1640 - 1707)

Reverend Samuel Willard (January 31, 1640 – September 12, 1707) was a Colonial clergyman. He was born in Concord, Massachusetts; graduated at Harvard in 1659; and was minister at Groton from 1...

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Rev. Jonathan Edwards MP (1703 - 1758)

Jonathan Edwards (October 5, 1703 – March 22, 1758) was a preacher, theologian, and missionary to Native Americans. Edwards "is widely acknowledged to be America's most important and original ...

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John Winthrop, Gov. of Massachusetts Colony MP (1588 - 1649)

Reference Wikipedia:- Biography:- John Winthrop: America's forgotten founding father by Francis J Bremer John Winthrop, the first governor of Massachusetts, was born in 1587 at Edwardstone in S...

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Rev. John Lathrop MP (1584 - 1653)

=============== Reverend John Lothrop, also known as Lothropp or Lathrop , was baptized December 20, 1584 in Etton, Yorkshire, England, and died Nov. 8, 1653 in Barnstable, Massachusetts. In the re...

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Reverend John Mayo MP (1598 - 1676)

"Will added for Gr. Grandfather by E. C. Nickerson :: Witnesseth These presents an agreement between Mistris Tamisin Mayo: viz: and Relict of mr. John Mayo Late of Yarmouth Deceased; and the Childr...

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Edmund Quincy, II (1602 - c.1639)

"...Edmund Quincy (1602-1636), known as "the Puritan", was an early English settler of Massachusetts Bay Colony in what would later become the United States. He is notable as the progenitor of the pres...

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Capt. Thomas Willett MP (1605 - 1674)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Thomas Willett (1611-1674) was a British merchant, Plymouth Colony trader and sea-captain, Commissioner of New Netherlands, a magistrate of Plymouth Colony, and C...

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William Leete, Colonial Governor of New Haven and Connecticut MP (1613 - 1683)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Governor William Leete (about 1612/3 – 16 April 1683) was Governor of the Colony of New Haven from 1661 to 1665 and Governor of the Colony of Connecticut f...

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Rev. Joseph Crandall MP (1661 - 1737)

Rev. Joseph Crandall Birth: 1661 - Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island Death: Sep 12 1737 Parents: John Crandall, Mary Opp Married: Deborah Burdick Burial place is unknown, but he probably...

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Rev. Thomas Hooker MP (1586 - 1647)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Thomas E. Hooker', II (July 5, 1586 – July 7, 1647) was a prominent Puritan religious and colonial leader remembered as one of the founders of the Colony o...

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Rev. John Cotton MP (1585 - 1652)

John Cotton was a highly regarded principal among the New England Puritan ministers, who also included Thomas Hooker, Increase Mather (who became his son-in-law), John Davenport, and Thomas Shepard and...

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Rev. Richard Mather (1596 - 1669)

Richard Mather (1596-1669), was a Puritan clergyman in Colonial Boston, Massachusetts. He was father to Increase Mather and grandfather to Cotton Mather, both also celebrated Boston divines. : # : = ...

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Rev. Increase Mather MP (1639 - 1723)

-------------------- Wikipedia says (downloaded March 20, 2010 from ): Increase Mather (June 21, 1639 – August 23, 1723) was a major figure in the early history of the Massachusetts Bay Co...

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Rev. Cotton Mather, Salem Witch Trials MP (1663 - 1728)

Cotton Mather (February 12, 1663 – February 13, 1728; A.B. 1678, Harvard College; A.M. 1681, honorary doctorate 1710, University of Glasgow) was a socially and politically influential New Englan...

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