Genealogy Projects tagged with 1630 on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Early Families of Roxbury, Massachusetts

    This will be an umbrella project to pinpoint the families who were early settlers of Roxbury, Massachusetts. Some of these already have their own projects, e.g., Captain John Johnson and Edward Riggs. It was said that the best people settled in Roxbury. They were people of substance, many of them farmers, none being 'of the poorer sort.' They struck root in the soil immediately ...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Arbella, 1630

    Note from the Chase Chronicles - July - October, 1930 "John Winthrop begins his journal of the voyage of the Arbella on March 29, 1630: "Riding at the Cowes, near the Isle of Wight, in the Arbella , the ship three hundred and fifty tons whereof Capt. Peter Milbourne was master, being manned with fifty-two seamen and twenty-eight pieces of ordnance..... upon conference it was agreed that (...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Mary & John, 1630

    The Mary & John left Plymouth, England March 20, 1630 with her unknown Master, arriving in Nantasket Point, now Dorchester, Mass., at the entrance of Boston Harbor on March 20, 1630, two weeks before the Winthrop Fleet arrived. These families and passengers were recruited by the Reverend John White of Dorchester, Dorset. Nearly all of the Mary and John 1630 passengers came from the West Count...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Handmaid, 1630

    Arrival of the Handmaid , 29 Oct. 1630 After twelve weeks at sea, the Handmaid docked at Plymouth on 29 Oct. 1630 with about 60 passengers. [1] They were the last group from Leiden. [2] The brethren described these arrivals as the "weakest and poorest", which may account for why none of their names were preserved. This was the last of the Pilgrim ships, although a few more brethren strayed ...