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Edward Kempe

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Gissing, Norfolk, England
Death: Died in Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Kempe and Dorothy Kempe
Husband of Ann Kempe
Father of Matthew Kemp; Esther Foster and Samuel Kemp
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

1610
1610
Gissing, Norfolk, England
1630
1630
Age 20
England
1632
1632
Age 22
Probably England
1637
October 15, 1637
Age 27
England
1646
March 6, 1646
Age 36
Wenham, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
1668
December 17, 1668
Age 58
Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
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