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Elishua Crow (unknown)

Birthplace: Bridford, Teign Valley, Devon, England
Death: 1688
Yarmouth, Barnstable County, Plymouth Colony
Immediate Family:

Daughter of N.N. and N.N.
Wife of John Crow, of Yarmouth
Mother of Moses Crow and John Crow, Sr.

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About Elishua Crow

John Crow's second wife, Elishua, sailed to Boston on the Elizabeth Bonaparte in late 1633 and purchased a house in Charlestown. John followed in 1635 on the Hopewell, probably with his daughter, Elizabeth, from his first marriage. Yelverton, John's son from his first marriage, followed on the Caledonia in 1638- they all moved to Yarmouth, MA that year

Indian Felix." " I John Thacher, aged about 35 years, do testify that when my father took this above writing of Masshantampaigne, I was by and heard him own it, and saw him set his hand ; and I set my name at that time as a witness." " Taken upon oath, this 9th clay of Feb. 1674, before me, " JOHN FREEMAN, Assistant."

  • Elishua and John Crow were married before 1633, probably his 2nd wife
  • She arrived in America from England in 1634 and purchased a house in Charlestown, Massachusetts Bay Colony.

From the Great Migration Project:

John Crow

MARRIAGE: By about 1615 Elishua _____ (assuming she was the mother of all his children; the apparent gap between the first two children and the last two, however, suggests that there may have been two wives).


  • i YELVERTON, b. say 1615 (possessed one cow common at Charlestown in 1637 [ChTR 33]); m. by about 1642 Elizabeth _____ (estimated birth of eldest known child [NEHGR 125:236]).
  • ii ELIZABETH, b. say 1617; m. (1) by 1637 Arthur Perry (eldest known child b. Boston 20 December 1637 [BVR 5]); m. (2) by 1654 John Gillet (only known child b. Boston 12 October 1654 [BVR 46]); m. (3) Boston (contract) 4 December 1657 WILLIAM WARDWELL {1633, Boston} [SPR 4:176; NEHGR 12:275, 96:323; Annis Spear Anc 88; GMB 3:1923].
  • iii JOHN, b. say 1635; m. by about 1656 Mehitable _____ (eldest known grandchild, son of daughter Mehitable, b. Yarmouth 2 February 1676[/7?] [MD 2:208, 10:101 (citing BarnPR 1:26)]). (John's wife is stated in several sources to be Mehitable Miller, daughter of Rev. John Miller, but the evidence for this has not been seen.)
  • iv MOSES, bp. Charlestown 24 June 1637 [ChChR 47]; no further record.
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Elishua Crow's Timeline

Bridford, Teign Valley, Devon, England
June 24, 1637
Age 42
Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, Colonial America
Age 44
Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, Colonial America
Age 93
Yarmouth, Barnstable County, Plymouth Colony