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  • Great Migration: Passenger of the William & Francis, 1632

    The Planters of the Commonwealth in Massachusetts 1620 - 1640, pages 96 and 97 . Winthrop: Journal, 1, 80-81; Gen. Reg., XII, 274.  WILLIAM AND FRANCIS, Captain...... Thomas, Master. She left London March 9 and arrived June 5, 'with about sixty passengers.' Rev. THOMAS WELD of Terling, county Essex Roxbury   Mrs. Margaret Weld   John Weld   Thomas Wel...

  • 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 Lyon, 1631 & 1632

    In The Planters of the Commonwealth, Banks introduces his passenger list: LYON, William Peirce, Master, sailed from London June 22 [1632] and arrived September 16 [1632] at Boston. 'He brought one hundred and twenty three passengers, whereof fifty children, all in health. They had been twelve weeks aboard and eight weeks from Land's End.' Excerpt from Essex and the Lyon–The peopl...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Anne & Little James, 1623

    Anne & Little James Arrived in Plymouth, Massachusetts July 10, 1623 "The ship Anne arrived in Plymouth in July, 1623 accompanied by the Little James, bringing new settlers along with many of the wives and children that had been left behind in Leyden when the Mayflower departed in 1620." Emigrant Ancestors, John Camden Hotten, 1874 "Built by the Plymouth Adventurers to remain at the...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Speedwell, 1635 & 1637

    Walter Harris, Mary Fry and 6 children and 3 servants came on the Speedwell in 1637. Genealogy Data Page 1657 (Family Pages) Note: Walter Harris's English origins are unknown. But he sailed from Weymouth on Apr 22 1637 with "his wife, six children and three servants" on the ship Speedwell This would indicate that he came from a relatively prosperous background. He was made a freeman of th...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Truelove 1635

    The Truelove left London, England Sept 1635 with her master, John Gibbs, arriving in Massachusetts Bay. The following alphabetical roll is from her departure point, not necessarily who landed. Passenger count was listed as 66, but there are 67 names listed. "xix Sept 1635 Theis under-written names are to be transported to New england imbarqued in the Truelove Jo: Gibbs Mr, the Men have take...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Blessing, 1635

    The Blessing, June 1635 From June 1635. Theis under written names are to be transported to New England imbarqued in the Blessing Jo: Lecester Mr the p'rties having brought Cert. from the minister and Justices of their conformitie being no Subsedy men, tooke ye oaths of Alleg: and Supremacie: Willm Cope 26 (usually spelled "Copp") Richard Cope 24 (usually spelled "Copp") Thomas Kin...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Mayflower, 1620

    The Geni profiles included are of the passengers of the ship Mayflower, arrived at Provincetown Harbor, Plymouth Colony in what is now Massachusetts, United States, on 11 November 1620. For more information about Geni Projects, see the Geni Wiki Projects Page . If you would like to contribute to this page, please contact the Project Manager or one of the Project Collaborators. Click here for ...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Hopewell, Spring 1635

    The purpose of this project is to compile and expand the profiles of passengers on the Hopewell in May-June 1635. The majority of Hopewell passengers went on to settle in Dorchester, Hingham, and Salem, Massachusetts. PLEASE NOTE: If someone is not listed below as one of the passengers, they should not be added to the project. You may want to check your records to see if they came on a differ...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Abigail, 1628

    From The Abigail and John Endicott : On 20th June 1628 the ship Abigail set sail from Weymouth with many Dorset emigrants bound for New England. Under Henry Gauden, the master, they arrived in Salem, Massachusetts on 6th September. This particular passage was important as it carried the new government for the London Plantation. The governor was John Endicott . Passengers known to be on boar...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Lyon's Whelp, 1629

    The Higginson Fleet The Lyon's Whelp left the Thames, Gravesend, England April 5, 1629 along with five other ships, George Bonaventure, Four Sisters, Lyon, the Mayflower and the Talbot, arriving  in Salem June 1629. “Now in this year 1629, a great company of people (The Higginson Fleet) of good rank, zeal, means and quality have made a great stock, and with six good ships ...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Abigail, 1635

    The Abigail of London (Master: Richard Hackwell) sailed from foreign ports, the last being Plymouth, England on June 4, 1635. She sailed with about 220 passengers aboard along with livestock. She arrived in Boston about October 8, 1635 with smallpox aboard. Passengers Alphabetical by family with age and roll number Abdy Matthew 15, #134 (From Wantage, Berkshire, bound for Boston. Ref: P...

  • Early and Notable Families of Charlestown, Massachusetts 1629-1818

    Early History of Charlestown Thomas Walford and his wife Jane Walford (Guy) were the original English settlers of Mishawaum (later Charlestown); they settled there in 1624. They were given a grant by Sir Robert Gorges, with whom they had settled at Wessagusset (Weymouth) in September 1623. John Endicott, first governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony, had sent William, Richard and Ralph Sprague t...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Griffin, 1633

    Griffin was the name of a 17th-century ship known to have sailed between England and English settlements in Massachusetts. Several historical and genealogical references show the Griffin making such journeys in 1633 and 1634. The 1633 journey left at Downs, England and landed at Plymouth, Massachusetts on September 3. This 1633 journey carried religious dissidents, including Thomas Hooker,[1]...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Griffin, 1634

    Griffin left England Aug 1, 1634 with her master, ?, arriving in September 18, 1634, at Boston with about one hundred passengers and cattle for the plantations. Alphabetical roll: Bartholomew William (From London, bound for Ipswitch and Boston. Ref: Banks Mss. 36 pg 109) Bartholomew Mrs. Mary Haines William of Dunstable, Bedford, bound for Salem. Ref: Aspinwall 36 pg 1 Haines Richar...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Elizabeth and Ann, 1634

    Elizabeth and Ann London England to Boston Massachusetts The following list of passengers on the Elizabeth and Ann was taken from the book "Result of some Researches among the British Archive for Information Relative to The Founders of New England" made in the years 1858, 1859 and 1860. Originally collected for and published in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, and now cor...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Phillip, 1635

    bring your ancestor profiles on over. Must be set to "public." The Phillip sailed from Gravesend to Virginia June 1635 under Master Richard Morgan "20 June 1635" Theis under-written names are to be transported to Virginea embarqued in the Phillip Richard Morgan Mr the Men have been examined by the Minister of the towne of Gravesend of their conformities to the orders & discipline of the...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Defence (Defiance), 1635

    Come bring your ancestors on over to this project. The Ship Defence of London, 1635 Edward Bostock, Master. She sailed from London about the last of July (1635) and arrived at Boston October 8, 1635, with about one hundred passengers. Passengers: Dorothy Adams, aged 24 Martha Banes, aged 20 Mary Bentley, aged 20 Thomas Boylston, aged 20 John Burtes, aged 29 Edward Colbor...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Confidence, 1638

    Bring your ancestors on over. Profiles must be set to public. from Southampton, England to New England 24 April 1638 Another transcription of this voyage can be seen: Passenger List  for the Confidence 1638 List of passengers from Southampton for New England 24 April 1638 by the 'Confidence' of London, two hundred tons - Master Mr. John Gibson. - "by vertue of the Lord Treasu...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Elizabeth, 1634 & 1635

    THE GREAT MIGRATION: SHIPS TO NEW ENGLAND 1633-35 It an amazing story of Providence and the skill of English seamen that dozens of Atlantic ocean passages were made in little wooden ships bringing our Puritan ancestors to America almost without mishap in the 1630's; the unhappy exception being the harrowing story of the Angel Gabriel , 1635, which met a terrible storm and cast up on the coast...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the James of London, 1635

    This site documents the roll of passengers of the James, which sailed from London, 6 April, 1635, Julian calendar, bound for New England. The date of record, in this case, was about two months after the James sailed. The ship arrived safe at Massachusetts Bay, although some of the persons listed below may not have arrived. Some may have decided not to sail. Some servants may have run away...

  • 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 Fortune, 1621

    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 Pe...

  • 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 ...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Hercules, 1634

    Replica of the 17th century ship Godspeed An 88-foot replica of the ship that brought the first English colonists to America. The Good Ship Hercules would have been similar (although the statue of Liberty wouldn't have been there in the 17th century!!) The Good Ship Hercules In 1634, people embarked at Sandwich for New England on the 'Good ship Hercules of Sandwich'. The following is a pass...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Susan and Ellen, 1635

    Great Migration: Ships to New England 1633-1635 It an amazing story of Providence and the skill of English seamen that dozens of Atlantic ocean passages were made in little wooden ships bringing our Puritan ancestors to America almost without mishap in the 1630s; the unhappy exception being the harrowing story of the Angel Gabriel, 1635, which met a terrible storm and cast up on the coast of ...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Bevis, 1638

    The Bevis left Southampton May 1638 for New England with her master Robert Batten. The following Lists of New England Emigrants are from Her Majesty's State Paper Office SOUTHAMPTON.--- The list of the names of Passeng. Intended to shipe themsleues, In the Beuist of Hampton of CL. Tonnes, Robert Batten Mr for Newengland, And thsu by vertue of the Lord Treasurers warrant of the second of May...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Mary & John, 1633/4

    Bring your ancestors on over. Profiles must be set to public. from Phelps Family History in America Ship Mary and John Passenger List for 1634 The Passenger Ship Roster is Only Partly Accurate The second trip of the Mary and John to colonial America began shortly after March 24, 1633/4, in London. The master was Robert Sayres (or Sayers).   It is not possible to const...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Increase, 1635

    From  The Increase left London, England April 1635 with her master, Robert Lea, arriving in Massachusetts Bay. By roll number: Sworn April 17, 1635 1 Bacon/Baron George 43, mason 2 Bacon/Baron Samuel 12, child of George 3 Bacon/Baron John 8, child of George 4 Bacon/Baron Susan 10, child of George 5 Jostlin Thomas 43, husbandman 6 Jostlin Rebecca 43, wife 7 Ward Eliz...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Elizabeth and Dorcas, 1634

    No passenger list has been found for 1634 Elizabeth Dorcas. But from excerpts we know that Edward Bosworth and his family were aboard. From the Diary of Samuel Sewall (Vol. 3, page 396): Edward Bosworth, the Father, being ready to dye ask’d to be carried upon Deck, that he might see Canaan. When he had seen the Land he resigned his Soul and dyed: was carried ashoar and buried a...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Francis 1634

    Master John Cutting Voyage of 1634 This table details the roll of passengers of the Francis, which sailed from Ipswich, Suffolk in April 1634, bound for New England. The date of record, in this case, is some six months after the ship departed. The ship arrived safe at Massachusetts Bay, although some of the persons listed below may not have arrived. Some may have decided not to sail. Some ser...

  • Albion's Seed

    WORK IN PROGRESS Hyperlinks refer to Wikipedia pages where more information can be found . Motives Albion's Seed: Four British Folkways in America (America: a Cultural History) From Library Journal This cultural history explains the European settlement of the United States as voluntary migrations from four English cultural centers. Families of zealous, literate Puritan yeomen an...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Planter, 1635

    Great Migration: Ships to New England 1633-1635 It an amazing story of Providence and the skill of English seamen that dozens of Atlantic ocean passages were made in little wooden ships bringing our Puritan ancestors to America almost without mishap in the 1630's; the unhappy exception being the harrowing story of the Angel Gabriel , 1635, which met a terrible storm and cast up on the coast o...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Angel Gabriel, 1635

    from The Angel Gabriel was a 240 ton English passenger galleon. She was commissioned for Sir Walter Raleigh's last expedition to America in 1617. She sank in a storm off Pemaquid Point, near the newly established town of Bristol, Maine, on August 15, 1635. The sinking occurred during the middle of the Great Migration. From England to Massachusetts in a fleet of five ships, the Angel Gabri...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Unity, 1635

    from The Unity left Weymouth, England Sept 12, 1635 with her Master, John Taylor, arriving in Massachusetts Bay. Buck, William, his wife and family Cattell, Robert, and his family Corbin, Hugh, and his family Davies, Richard, and his family Ellwood, William, his wife and family Hollman, Arther (sic), and his family Looke, Robert, his wife and family Tailor, Nicholas, and h...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Hector, 1637 & 1638

    Hector , England to Massachussets 1637 From Ship Passenger Lists by Carl Boyer referencing a previous work by Isabel MacBeath Calder entitled Passengers on the Hector, 1637-38, The New Haven Colony pp. 29-31. The following is the passenger list for the vessel Hector, which brought the passengers accompanying John Davenport and Theophilus Eaton to Connecticut in 1637. There is another ship c...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Diligent, 1638

    Passenger List of the Diligent 1638 Ipswich, Suffolk England to Boston Harbor Source: The Planters of the Commonwealth Charles E. Banks, published by Houghton Mifflin Co. (1930), pages 191-194. DILIGENT, of Ipswich, John Martin, Master. She sailed from Ipswich, Suffolk, in June and arrived August 10 at Boston, with about one hundred passengers, principally from Hingham, Norfolk, destined ...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Higginson Fleet, 1629

    The fourteenth trip of the Mayflower was part of the Higginson Fleet, leaving England Apr 24, 1629 for the Massachusetts Bay with MasterWilliam Pierce. Six ships: George Bonaventure , Lyon , Lyon's Whelp , Four Sisters , Mayflower (14) , Pilgrim (4) “Now in this year1629, a great company of people (The Higginson Fleet) of good rank, zeal, means and quality have made a great stock, an...