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Edmund Ingalls

Also Known As: "Edmund"
Birthplace: Skirbeck, Lincolnshire, England
Death: March 1648
Salem, Essex County , Massachusetts Bay Colony, Colonial America (March, 1648 drowned in the Saugus River-due to a defective bridge, while traveling to Boston on hoseback. His heirs recovered damages from the town.)
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Ingalls, of Skirbeck and Elizabeth Ingalls
Husband of Elizabeth Ingalls and Ann March
Father of John Ingalls; Elizabeth Dane; Robert Ingalls; Faith Allen (Ingalls); Sarah Bickner and 5 others
Brother of Rose Ingalls; Agnes Ingalls; Margaret Ingalls; Edith Ingalls; Robert Ingalls and 1 other

Occupation: Had 9 children- Namesake of Ingalls Book- see will pg. 17,
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About Edmund Ingalls

Was the first of the Ingalls to come to America and land in Salem, Mass. in Governor Endicott's company in 1628. With his brother Francis and four others, he started the settlement of Lynn in 1629.

Although a man of good character, Edmund was fined for bringing home sticks in both his arms on the Sabbath from Mr. Holyokes rails; witnessed by Joseph fflood, Obadya fflood, and Jane fflood, probably jealous neighbors. Shows the strict observance of dthe Sabbath.

His name if often found on the town records showing him to be one of the prominent citizens.

In March, 1648, while traveling to Boston on his horse, he drowned in the Saugus River due to a defective bridge. His heirs recovered damages from the town.

Ingalls St in Lynn, MA, runs parallel to Essex Street and between Chatham and Jackson Streets. A residential area today, it is less than a mile from Nahant Bay, near Boston.

Edmund and Robert were the first Ingalls to arrive in America. They founded the city of Lynn, Ma. A distant relative, John Ingalls, was a US Senator from Kansas.
Edmund and Robert were the first Ingalls to arrive in America. They founded the city of Lynn, Ma. A distant relative, John Ingalls, was a US Senator from Kansas.
Note : Edmund Ingalls emigrated here in about 1628 from Skirbeck, England. The ship may have been the Abigail. He is said to have gone then to Lynn in 1629
Edmund was 53 when he died.

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1. EDMUND INGALLS (ROBERT) was born Abt 1598 in Skirbeck Lincolnshire Eng, and died Sep 16, 1648 in Lynn, MA. He married ANN.

Edmund and Francis, his brother, settled in Lynn, MA near Goldfish Pond in 1629. The site of the house was between Nos. 33 and 43 of Bloomfield St..

"Estate of Edward Ingalls of Lynn"

August 28. Anno Dom: 1648. I Edmund Ingalls of Linne being of perfect memory comit my soule to God, my body to the grave, and dispose of my Earthly goods in this wise, ffirstly I make my wife Ann Ingalls sole Exectrix: leaving my house & house lot together with ye Stock of Cattle & Corne wth her. Likewise I leave Katherine Skipper wth my wife.

Item. I bequeth to Robert my sonne & heire, foure pound tobe payd in two yeers time by my wife either in Cattle, or Corne; likewise I bequeath to him (or his heires) my house & houslot after the decease of my wife. Likewise I bequeth to Elizabeth my daughter twenty shillings to be payd by my wife in a heifer calf in two yeers time after my decease. Likewise to my daughter Faith wife to Andrew Allin I bequeth two yeerling calves, and injoyne my wife to pay to him forty shillings debt in a yeers time after my decease. Likewise to my Sonne John I bequeth the house & ground that was Jerimy fitts lying by the Meeting house only out of it the sd John is to pay wth in foure yeers foure pound to my sonne Samuel and the ground to be his security: further I leave wth the sd John that three Acres land he hath in England fully to possesse & Enjoy. Likewise I give to Sarah my daughter, wife to william Bitnar my two Ewes. Likewise to Henry my sonne I give the house that I bought of Goodman west, & Six acres of ground lying to it, & three acres of marsh (ground) lying at Rumly Marsh, and this the sd Henry shall possesse in two yeers after my decease, Only out of this the sd Henry Shall pay to Samuel my sonne foure pound wthin two yeers after he Enters upon it. Likewise I bequeth to Samuel my Sonne Eight pound wch is to be discharged as above in the proomisses. Lastly I leave wth mary the heifer Calfe that formerly she enjoyed and leave her to my wife for future dowry. Finally I appoint Francis Ingalls my Brother & Francis Dane my sonne in Law overseers of my will, and order that those things that have no particular Exemption in the will mentioned be taken away presently after my decease: I intreat my overseers to be helpful to my wife for ordering these matters.

Edmund Ingalls

Witness: William Morton, Francis Dane, Francis 6 Ingols

Proved 14:9:1648 by Francis Ingalls, and 27:4:1649 by William Morton.

Essex Co. Quarterly Court Files, vol. 1, leaf 103

Children of EDMUND INGALLS and ANN TRIPP are:

Robert INGALLS, born Abt 1621 in Skirbeck Lincolnshire England; died 1698 in Lynn, MA.

Elizabeth INGALLS, born 1622; died Jun 09, 1676 in Andover, MA. She married Francis Dane Sep 21, 1677 in Lynn, MA.

Faith INGALLS, born Abt 1623 in Skirbeck Lincolnshire England. She married Andrew Allen.

Sarah INGALLS, born Abt 1626 in Skirbeck Lincolnshire England. She married William Bitner.

John INGALLS, born Abt 1625 in Skirbeck Lincolnshire England; died Dec 31, 1721 in Rehoboth, MA.

HENRY INGALLS, born 1627 in Skirbeck Lincolnshire England; died Feb 08, 1718/19 in Andover MA.

Samuel INGALLS, born Abt 1634; died in Ipswich, MA.

Mary INGALLS, born Abt 1636. She married John Eaton.

Joseph INGALLS, born Abt 1638. not mentioned in Will.

A relative of Laura Ingalls Wilder. He came to Salem, Massachusetts in Governor Endecott's Company in 1628. He contributed to the settlement of Lynn in 1629.

This looks like a pretty comprehensive compilation of Edmund's descendants: geocities web site

Another is the genealogy on Laura Ingalls Wilder's web site: Laura Ingalls Wilder Genealogy - Edmund

Emigrated in 1628.

Came to Salem, MA in 1628 in Governor Endicott's Co.

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Edmund Ingalls's Timeline

June 26, 1586
Skirbeck, Lincolnshire, England
June 26, 1586
Wyberton, Lincs.
June 26, 1586
Wyberton, Lincs., Eng.
June 26, 1586
June 26, 1586
Wyberton, Lincolnshire, England
February 28, 1619
Age 32
Skirbeck, Lincolnshire, England
July 13, 1620
Age 34
Skirbeck, Lincolnshire, England
May 9, 1622
Age 35
Skirbeck, Lincolnshire, England