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Anthony Annable

Also Known As: "Goodman"
Birthdate: (75)
Birthplace: Kent, England
Death: circa June 1, 1674 (71-79)
Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of John William Annable and Hannah Annable
Husband of Jane Annable; Ann Annable and Ann Annable
Father of Anthony Annable; Sarah Ewell; Hannah Bowerman; Susanna Hatch; Daughter Annable and 7 others

Occupation: deputy to plymouth general court
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About Anthony Annable

Source: Geneological Notes of Barnstable Families The Great Migration 1620-1633

Comments He came on the Ann in 1623. He was evidently a man of moderate means who came for economic reasons. He served as constable and helped build the 1st church in Scuitate. He moved to Barnstable with Rev. John Lothrop when contentions arose over questions of the correct method of baptisms. He was prominent in his community serving on juries, committees etc. and a delegate to Plymouth Court. Will of Anthony Annable

Gen 13 Anthony Annable Jane Moumford

Marriage 26 April 1619 All Saints, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENG m. Jane Moumford

Birth ca 1595 Kent Co or Cambridgeshire ENG. ca 1600 Death 23 Apr - 4 Jun 1674 Barnstable MA 13 Dec 1643 (B) Barnstable MA

Burial Cows Pasture Hemp Bottom Cows Pasture Hemp Bottom

Sarah b. 1620 ENG. d. 1697 m. 22 Nov 1638 Henry Ewell

Hannah b. ca 1623 Plymouth. m. 10 Mar 1644/5 Thomas Boreman/Bourman/Burman

Susanna b. 1630 Plymouth MA m. 13 May 1652 William Hatch daughter b. 1635 Scuitate d. 8 Apr 1635

Deborah bp. 7 May 1637(B) Scuitate


m. 1 March 1645 Barnstable Ann Elcock or Clark

Samuel bp. 22 Jan 1646 d. 1678 m. 1 Jun 1667 Mehitable Allyn Ezekial b. 29 Apr 1647

Esek bp. 29 Apr 1649

Desire bp. 16 Oct 1653(B) d. 24 Jul 1706 Scuitate m. 18 Jan 1677 John Baker Resided

1623 Plymouth MA 1633 Scuitate MA 1639 Barnstable MA

' ' Anthony Annable Birth: 1599 Cambridge Cambridgeshire, England Death: 1674 Barnstable Barnstable County Massachusetts, USA

History of Plymouth colony with biographies of important colonists Plymouth Colony: Its History and People 1620-1691 Part Three: Biographical Sketches Biographical Sketches Andrews, Henry xxx —William P. Greenlaw, NEHGR 65:380, shows that Anthony Annable married Jane Momford at All Saints Church, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, 26 April 1619. He arrived at Plymouth in 1623 on the Anne, and, since he had four acres in the 1623 land division, his wife and two children probably came with him. On 9 June 1630 he sold a dwelling house and garden plot at Plymouth to Daniel Ray (PCR 12:17), and it was possibly at this time that he moved to Scituate, becoming one of the earliest settlers there. He was on the 1633 list of freemen, and on 1 January 1633/34 he was chosen constable for Scituate (PCR 1:21). He and his wife Jane were original members of the Reverend Lothrop's Scituate Church, and probably left Scituate with Lothrop (NEHGR 9:279). He was a deputy for Scituate 4 June 1639 and a deputy for Barnstable 2 June 1640 (PCR 1:126, 155). His wife Jane died in December 1643, and he married Ann Clarke 1 March 1645/46 (MD 2:212). He made his will 24 February 1672/73, with codicil dated 23 April 1674, sworn 4 June 1674, in which he named his wife Ann, son Samuel, daughter Desire, and other unnamed daughters (MD 25:90). Pope was wrong in calling his second wife Ann Alcocke and in giving him a third wife Hannah (or Ann) Barker. His children by Jane were Sarah and Hannah (both in the 1627 livestock division), a daughter who died young, and Deborah, and those by Ann were Samuel, Ezekiel (who probably died young), and Desire (NEHGR 9:281; MD 2:212-13). Also, the Susanna Annable who married William Hatch at Scituate 13 May 1652 is shown in the vital records as the daughter of Anthony Annable (MD 2:33). Anthony Anable published a recent family history, The Anable Family in America 1623-1967 (Stamford, Conn., 1967).


1) Jane Moumford Annable (1582 - 1643)

Jane Moumford Annable

Birth: 1582 Death: Dec. 13, 1643 Barnstable Barnstable County Massachusetts, USA

Jane Moumford, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 " Name: Anthony Annable Spouse's Name: Jane Moumford Event Date: 26 Apr 1619 Event Place: All Saints,Cambridge,Cambridge,England Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M13052-1 System Origin: England-ODM GS Film number: 496697 Reference ID: Sources Citing this Record "England Marriages, 1538–1973 ," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 21 Dec 2013), Anthony Annable and Jane Moumford, 26 Apr 1619.

Passenger list, ship Anne, 1623 Passenger list, ship Anne, 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. This ship passenger list is reconstructed from the 1623 Division of Land, the passenger list compiled by Charles Banks in Planters of the Commonwealth, and the research found in Eugene Aubrey Stratton's Plymouth Colony: Its History and Its People, 1620-1691.

Family links:

 Anthony Annable (1599 - 1674)*

 Susanna Annable Hatch (1630 - 1685)*
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Burial: Non-Cemetery Burial Specifically: Calves Pasture in Barnstable, Massachusetts

Maintained by: Verena Blackburn Originally Created by: Charles Baker Record added: Apr 18, 2012 Find A Grave Memorial# 88714898 Added by: Teeter Grosvenor

- deb

Added: Nov. 11, 2014

2) Anne Clarke (Alcock) Annable (1608 - 1651)

Anne Clarke (Alcock) Annable Birth: 1608, England Death: May 13, 1651 Barnstable County Massachusetts, USA

Born about 1608. Daughter of Samuel Clarke (1594 – ) and Janet Eggleston (1595 – 1658). Buried on 16 May 1651 in Barnstable.

 Anthony Annable (1599 - 1674)*

Burial: Unknown Created by: Charles Baker Record added: Apr 18, 2012 Find A Grave Memorial# 88717532

- deb 
Added: Nov. 11, 2014

3) Hannah Barker Annable (____ - 1658)

 Susanna Annable Hatch (1630 - 1685)*

Burial: Unknown

Maintained by: Verena Blackburn Originally Created by: Charles Baker Record added: Apr 18, 2012 Find A Grave Memorial# 88717174

Added by: Teeter Grosvenor

- Katherine Stewart 
Added: Jul. 6, 2015

To everything there is a season, A time for every purpose under heaven. ECCL.3:1 (10th Gr. Grandfather) - Sandy

Added: Jun. 11, 2015

My 11th great grandfather. - Rick Bennett

Added: Apr. 14, 2015

Birth: unknown Death: Mar. 16, 1658 Barnstable County Massachusetts, USA

Died 16 Mar 1657/8.

"There is a record in Barnstable stating Hanna Barker is the 3rd wife of Anthony Annable, b. 1599. However, Anthony's second wife, Anne Clark or Clarck, survived him and was his heir. Hannah was the same age as Anthony's son Anthony by Jane Moumford. I think she was most likely married to the younger Anthony, however, I have so far not found much info on the younger." --- Liz Werner

 Anthony Annable (1599 - 1674)*

Burial: Unknown

Created by: Charles Baker Record added: Apr 18, 2012 Find A Grave Memorial# 88717826

Surname has also been reported to be:

Date and place of birth have also been (erroneously?) reported to be between circa 1595 and circa 1600 at All Saints, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.

Anthony Annable was one of the earliest Pilgrim settlers of Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, along with his family.

one of the first two settlers of Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts (the other being Lawrence Litchfield)

According to the research of the Scituate History Society's "Early Scituate Families" project, Anthony was born in 1599 in Kent, England. On April 26, 1619, he married Jane Mumford at All Saints Parish, Cambridge, England. He sailed for Plymouth Colony in 1623.

Early Life in New England

Anthony, Jane, and daughter Sarah arrived in Plymouth during the summer of 1623. They sailed from England on either the Anne or the Little James. Jane is believed to have been pregnant during the voyage because the Annables received four acres for planting corn by the following spring, which would have equaled acreage for a family of four by the Pilgrim standard of one acre per person.

Anthony and his wife joined the church in Scituate at its forming on January 8, 1634, and may have been members of the church in Plymouth prior to that. The church at Scituate was fraught with turmoil in its first decade, with the Rev. John Lothrop's leadership dividing the community. Anthony and Jane were supporters of Lothrup during this time.

Life in Barnstable

In October 1639, the Annable family was one of the Scituate families that followed Rev. Lothrup to Barnstable, Massachusetts, where they established a new church. Barnstable is where Jane died in 1643.

On March 3, 1645, Anthony married his second wife, Ann Alcock (sometimes written as "Elcock" or even "Clark") in Barnstable. She died in 1651. Anthony married his third wife, Ann Booker, in Barnstable c. 1652.


In the 1623 Plymouth land division, Anthony was granted four acres "on the other side of the town towards Eel River." In the 1627 division of cattle, the eighth company included Anthony, Jane, Sara, and Hannah.

On June 9, 1630 Anthony sold his dwelling house, garden plot, fence and "and all the privileges thereunto belonging" to Daniel Ray for £15.

Before the end of September 1634, Anthony had built a "small plain pallizadoe" house at Scituate. On September 29, 1639 Anthony sold "my dwelling house and out house and all my lands thereunto appertaining, viz: twenty-two acres, on the northeast side of the first herring brook, nine acres of marsh on the same side of the first herring brook, eighty acres of upland on the north side of the North River, and thirteen acres of marsh thereto belonging" to Thomas Rawlins of Scituate. The family moved to Barnstable a week later.

On March 5, 1660/1, Anthony was given permission to purchase land at Saconeesett, and on June 1, 1669, he was granted "competent accommodation of land" at Teticut.

Public Service

Anthony was admitted as a freeman before 1633 in Plymouth. He was a freeman in Scituate by March 7, 1636/7 and in Barnstable by May 29, 1670.

Like many other Plymouth men, Anthony was involved in public life in small ways. He served as deputy in various years and on several different committees and juries. His service on the 1636 and 1645 law reform committees and his book inventory valued at 15s indicate that he was likely a man of strong literacy and educational background.

Positions held by Anthony include:

  • Constable for "ward of Scituate," 1633 - 1635
  • Committee on "the trade," 1634
  • Committee to reform colony laws, 1636 and 1645
  • Jury, October 4-5, 1636
  • Plymouth petit jury, March 6, 1637/8, March 2, 1640/1, and March 1, 1641/2
  • Plymouth coroner's jury, March 15, 1657/8 and October 22, 1668
  • Scituate deputy to Plymouth General Court, 1639
  • Barnstable deputy to Plymouth General Court, 1640 - 1645, 1647, 1650 - 1651, 1653, 1656 - 1657
  • Approved arms-bearer in Barnstable, 1643
  • Committee for the defense of Barnstable, 1643
  • Committee on taxes, 1646

Death & Will

Internet sources give a slew of suggested death dates for Anthony, ranging from February 23, 1672 to June 4, 1684. The correct answer, per Plymouth Colony records and the Scituate Historical Society, is that his will was dated February 24, 1672 and probated on June 4, 1674, with Anthony dying between April 23, 1674 and the probate. We therefore use c. June 1, 1674 as his date of death on this profile.

Date of death might be June 4, 1674. It and place of death have also been (erroneously?) reported to be:

  • February 24, 1671 at Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts
  • February 24, 1672 at Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts
  • April 23, 1674 at Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts

Anthony bequeathed to his surviving wife his dwelling house and all lands

"which lyeth between that land which I have formerly given to my son, Samuel Annible, and Goodman Blush's land, along with half the meadow and half the Great Meadow, for life, and all movables to be at wife's disposal; to daughter Desire Annible household stuff left at wife's decease; to each of my daughters 12d."

In a codicil of April 23, 1674, Anthony gave his remaining lands to son Samuel at his wife's decease, with Samuel to pay £30 to Desire. The inventory, presented June 18, 1674, totalled £100 9s. 6d., with no real estate included.



Came over in 1623 on the Anne w wife and 2 daughters. Member of 1626 Purchaser investment group.

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Anthony Annable's Timeline

Kent, England
September 28, 1606
Age 7
September 28, 1606
Age 7
Chatteris, Cambridge, England
Age 21
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Eng.
Age 21
Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
March 1, 1624
Age 25
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
Age 31
Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
April 6, 1635
Age 36
Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
May 7, 1637
Age 38
Saituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts