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Mary Putnam MP (1653 - d.)

Mary Read, baptized 10 April 1653 as the daughter of Thomas Read. She was the 14-year-old daughter mentioned in her father's probate records. On 20 November 1693, she married John Tompkins. He was th...

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John "The Welshman" Hewes MP (c.1608 - 1671)

Lieut. John Hewes “The Welshman” Birth: 1608, of Wales Death bet 6 Feb 1671 (will), 22 Feb 1674 (probate) Scituate, Bristol, MA Occupation: planter Parents: unknown Wife: Joan...

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Joan Hewes MP (c.1612 - 1674)

John Hewes married Joan _____ in late 1632 or early 1633 On 1 April 1633 the Plymouth court ordered "John Hews & Jone his wife adjudged to sit in the stocks because the said Jone conceived with child...

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Francis Weston MP (c.1583 - 1645)

Francis Weston was an early leader of the colony that came to America with the Winthrop fleet. He was a deputy of the court, and owned 125 acres of land "in the direction of West Peabody." Weston's rel...

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John Pease, of Great Baddow & Martha's Vineyard MP (1608 - 1677)

The ship in which John Pease came was bound to Port Penn, in the Delaware, with 140 persons on board; it was in the fall of the year, and they were short of provisions, and sickness prevailed. Owing to...

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Margaret Weston (Unknown) MP (c.1590 - 1651)

Margaret was married to Frances Weston; presumably a second marriage for both. Prior to her marriage to Frances, she is thought by some to have been married to a gentleman by the surname of Reeves, who...

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Thomas Pettit, I MP (1609 - c.1668)

Puritan Thomas Pettit in 1637 sided with Mrs. Anne Hutchinson in her controversy with Massachusetts Bay Colony. During the trial he was arrested on suspicion of slander, insubordination and inciting to...

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John Hancock, of Accomack (c.1642 - 1678)

John Hancock M, b. circa 1642 John was born circa 1642.1 John was living in August 1678 at Accomack Co, VA.1 Family Ann (-----) b. c 1640, d. 3 Mar 1702 Children John Gray+ b. c ...

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Ann Thomas (c.1640 - 1702)

On 2 Mar 1666, Ann, wife of Miles Gray, admitted adultrey with John Hancock from Apr 1665 to 2 Mar 1666 and asks husband's forgiveness. On 18 Feb 1667, Ann had a bastard child and Miles left her. Ann T...

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John Smith, of Salem MP (1623 - 1672)

A juicy little "scandal" involving Zechariah's wife, Elizabeth and his sister Elizabeth's husband, John Smith must have kept the gossips armed for a while. Apparently, brother John couldn't keep his ha...

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Nicholas Turbet (c.1648 - c.1707)

            Like her parents, Elizabeth may have been a Quaker, for she and her second husband were presented in court 7 Apr...

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John Sprague MP (1633 - 1676)

Notes for JOHN SPRAGUE: The book, "Saints and Strangers", by George Willison says of John: "(He) was a spark of the old flint, it appears, and spent hours in the stocks for highly misdemeaning himsel...

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David Hichborn MP (c.1625 - 1668)

David Hichborn, immigrant HICHBORN ancestor of all of this surname so far as is known in this country, was born in England. He settled in Boston, Massachusetts, as early as 1641, and was living there i...

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Benjamin Beeson, Sr. MP (1715 - 1794)

Benjamin Beeson, born 1/14/1714 Chester Co, Pa; married Elizabeth Hunter Benjamin Beeson Family Son Benjamin Beeson married Elizabeth Hunter according to a tradition described in "The Bason-Beaso...

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Sarah Ensign (1650 - d.)

On 3 Oct 1665 Sarah Ensigne, who was probably no older than 15 at the time, was convicted of ‘whoredom aggreuated with diuerse cercomstances’ and sentenced to be whipped (Plymouth Colony ...

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Thomas Granger (1626 - 1642)

Thomas Granger or Graunger (1625? – September 8, 1642) was the first person hanged in the Massachusetts Bay Colony (the first hanged in any of the colonies of New England being John Billington) ...

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Lydia Wardell MP (1636 - d.)

Lydia Perkins, married Eliakim Wardell 17th 8 mo (17 Oct) 1659 in Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire, both were Quakers, in May of 1663, she was whipped for having gone “naked into the meeting h...

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Mary Case (deceased)

Daniel Eames later had a daughter, Kezia, with Mary Case. The child was baptised on 1 Mar 1695/6 in Hartford, CT. "Mary Case of Hartford comlayned of Daniel Eames late of boxford for begetting her wi...

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Daniel Eames MP (1663 - d.)

Daniel was accused of being a witch during the infamous Salem Witch Trails. It was alleged that his mother, Rebekah, gave his soul to the Devil when Daniel was a baby. Click on 'media' to read his tria...

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Lieutenant John Ellis, of Barnstable MP (1623 - 1676)

John Ellis was born on 14 Sep 1623 in St. Butolph, Bishop's Gate, London, England and died previous to May 23, 1677 in Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts [1][2] Parents: JOHN ELLIS b: 28 Nov 1596 in...

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Rev. Obadiah Holmes, Sr. MP (1607 - 1682)

Obadiah Holmes is an ancestor of President Abraham Lincoln. "Ancestors of American Presidents", Gary Boyd Roberts, NEHGS, 2009 Rev. Obadiah Holmes1 (M) b. circa 1606/7, d. 15 October 1682, #430 Rev...

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Herodias Porter MP (1623 - c.1692)

From Colorful Character - Interesting, Odd and Sometimes Scandalous Stories of Our Ancestors Herodias Long (1623-1705) also known as: Harwood, Horod & Hored Married first at 13 - divorced. Lived as...

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Joane Andrews MP (1621 - 1688)

Joane ? born 1621 Married John ANDREWS born 1600 in England, lived in Kittery by 1640, died by 4/4/1671, farmer Philip Atwell,( soon kicked him out) Children: Daughter married Robert Wi...

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Thomas Farrar, of Lynn MP (c.1615 - 1694)

Because of his old age, presumably he was hard of hearing, he was allowed to sit in the pulpit to be able to hear the minister. Teenager Ann Putnam accused him of witchcraft because in her dreams she s...

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Eleanor Armstrong, "Mayflower" Passenger MP (1585 - 1643)

Birth: Probably about 1582 Marriage: John Billington, probably about 1603. Gregory Armstrong, between 14 and 21 September 1638. Death: Last known to be living on 2 March 1642/3. Children: J...

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Christopher Holder, of Winterburne MP (1631 - 1688)

Christopher Holder (c. 1631—post-1676) was an English Quaker minister who immigrated to the Massachusetts Bay Colony, where he was persecuted for his beliefs. He was prohibited from preaching, i...

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Elizabeth Regan (c.1635 - c.1727)

Elizabeth Regan's husband, Daniel, was a participant in Bacon's Rebellion. 17 FEB., 1676/7. Order Book, 1671 to 1691, Surry County, VA, in custody of Surry Court House, Surry, VA. Page 133. 17 Feb., ...

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Deacon William Locke, of Woburn MP (1628 - 1720)

Sources Book of the Lockes : a genealogical and historical record of the descendants of William Locke, of Woburn ; with an appendix containing a history of the Lockes in England, also of the family...

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Elizabeth Callaway MP (1654 - 1719)

from the Postem dated 2006, posted on the Rootsweb database for the Calloway Family Association: What is the source for the marriage between Peter and Elizabeth? They do not seem to have been married...

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Dorcas Presbury (1637 - 1679)

Notes On 10 January or February 1661/2, Anna Bessey, Dorcas Bessey and Mary Bessey posted bond, promising "to appear at the Court to be holden at Plymouth the first Tuesday in March next, to answer f...

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Anne Hallett MP (c.1630 - 1694)

Until 1950 it was generally believed Andrew Hallett (“Jr.”) had only one wife, Anne Bessee, daughter of Anthony Bessee and his wife, Jane.  However, Florence E. Barcl...

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Mary Allen MP (c.1645 - 1696)

4. MARY, b. say 1645; living 4 March 1661/2, unmarried [PCR 4:10]; no further record. (Great Migration Project) Notes On 10 January or February 1661/2, Anna Bessey, Dorcas Bessey and Mary Bessey po...

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Richard Bishop, of Plymouth Colony MP (1613 - c.1671)

Richard Bishop Birth: 5 Dec 1613 - Bridport, Dorset, England Death: 1671 - Piscataway, Middlesex, New Jersey Parents: Thomas Bishop, Avis Abbot Of Richard Bishop... Richard had a propens...

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