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Elizabeth Washburn (Irish)

Birthplace: Probably, Duxbury, Plymouth Colony, Colonial America
Death: before 1685
Duxbury, Plymouth Colony, Colonial America
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Irish, I and Elizabeth Irish
Wife of Philip Washburn
Mother of Margery Leonard; Elizabeth Emery; Dea. John Washburn and Mary Pratt
Sister of Elias Irish; John Irish, II; Lydia Irish and Mary Gray

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About Elizabeth Washburn



Elizabeth, 1st and oldest child of John & Elizabeth (_) Irish, was born say 1644.

Elizabeth married Philip Washborne by about 1664. Philip was the son of John & Margery (Moore) Washborne. They had children:

  1. Elizabeth
  2. John born c 1671
  3. Margery
  4. Mary

(on 8 December 1708 "John Washband of Plymouth ... yeoman" sold to Samuel Bradford of Duxbury "all that my twenty acres of upland ... in the township of Duxborough aforesaid being lot upon which my honored grandfather John Irish deceased dormerly dwelt being near Duxborough Mill & commonly known by the name of Irish's Orchard" and one acre of meadow "which was also my said grandfather's."

Source: Anderson's Great Migration Begins.


Elizabeth (Irish) Washburn (abt. 1643 - bef. 1685)

  • Elizabeth Washburn formerly Irish
  • Born about 1643 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
  • Daughter of John Irish Sr. and Elizabeth (Unknown) Irish
  • Sister of John Irish Jr. and Elias Irish
  • Wife of Philip Washburn — married about 1663 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusettsmap [uncertain]
  • Mother of Elizabeth Washburn, John Washburn, Marjoram (Washburn) Leonard and Mary (Washburn) Pratt
  • Died before 1685 in Bridgewater, Plymouth , Massachusetts

Categories: Duxbury, Massachusetts | Bridgewater, Massachusetts.


from John Maltby:

Philip Washburn, youngest son of John Washburn born in Bengeworth, Worcestershire, England, ca. 1624, sailed to New England with his brother and mother in 1635 aboard the “Elizabeth and Ann,” and he married Elizabeth Irish, daughter of John and Elizabeth (Risely?) Irish, of Duxbury, Plymouth Colony, in, say 1663, and they probably also settled eventually in Bridgewater, MA, with his father and brother. She was born ca. 1643, probably in Duxbury.

Phillip Washburn and Elizabeth Irish had children:

  1. Elizabeth Washburn, born say 1664, probably in Duxbury or Bridgewater, married Joseph Amory, of Little Compton, Plymouth Colony, son of Rebecca Amory, in ca. 1682.
  2. Deacon John Washburn, born ca. 1672 in Duxbury or Bridgewater, married 1.) Lydia Billington, daughter of Isaac and Hannah (Glass) Billington, in ca. 1698, and 2.) Wybra/Weborah Bumpus, daughter of Joseph and Wiborah (Glass) Bumpus, of Plymouth, after 1716, and 3.) Mehitabel (Barrow) Wright, daughter of Robert and Ruth (Bonham) Barrow, and widow of Adam Wright, of Plympton, MA, on 13 Dec. 1744 in Kingston, MA.
  3. Margery Washburn, born in ca. 1678 in Duxbury or Bridgewater, married Josiah Leon­ard, son of John and Sarah Leonard, on 1 Nov. 1699 in Bridgewater.
  4. Mary Washburn, born say 1681 in Duxbury or Bridgewater, married Daniel Pratt, son of Benajah and Persis (Dunham) Pratt, as his second wife, on 1 Oct. 1706 in Plymouth.


  • John A. Maltby - Plymouth Colony and Massachusetts, First Generation in America Maltby Genealogy's
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Elizabeth Washburn's Timeline

Duxbury, Plymouth Colony, Colonial America
Bridgewater, (Present Plymouth County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)
Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
Bridgewater, Plymouth Colony, Colonial America
Plympton, Plymouth, Ma
Age 41
Duxbury, Plymouth Colony, Colonial America
February 5, 1938
Age 41
February 12, 1938
Age 41