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Edward Kempe

Birthdate: (58)
Birthplace: Gissing, Norfolk, England
Death: December 17, 1668 (54-62)
Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Kempe; Robert Kemp; Dorothy Kempe and Dorothy Kemp
Husband of Ann Kemp and Ann Kempe
Father of Samuel Kemp; Matthew Kemp and Esther Foster
Brother of Sir Robert Kemp, 1st Baronet of Gissing; Richard Kemp; Edmund Kemp; Thomas Kempe; Arthur Kempe and 4 others

Occupation: blacksmith
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About Edward Kempe

Edward was a blacksmith, proprietor of Dedham Mass June 28, 1638 farm 1638-9 moved to Wenham, MA declined office of Deacon in 1651 moved to Chelmsford, MA His will was dated Jan 27, 1667 and proved April 6, 1669 he left Esther, Sam Foster and son S. Foster and to kinsman Samuel Kemp of Groton. from Pioneers of MA.

He tried to prevent cruelty to the local Native American Indians during the King Phillips war but found the public against him. He left the country and went to Canada to live.

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Edward Kempe's Timeline

Gissing, Norfolk, England
Age 20
Age 22
Probably England
October 15, 1637
Age 27
March 6, 1646
Age 36
Wenham, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
December 17, 1668
Age 58
Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony