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Francis Wainwright, Colonel

Birthdate: (76)
Birthplace: Chelmsford, Essex, England
Death: Died in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Place of Burial: Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Francis Wainright and Francis Wainwright
Husband of Philippa Sewall
Father of John CAPTAIN Wainwright; Sarah Perkins; Mary Wainwright; Martha Proctor; Capt. Simon Wainwright and 2 others

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About Francis Wainwright, Colonel

Francis came from Chelmsford, England, when a boy, and died about 1690. He had three sons, John, Simon and Francis. He was prominent in the Pequot War, receiving land for services in 1637 and 1643. He was a merchant in Ipswich. He obtained leave for his son Simon to build a house and ware-house in Haverhill in 1683. Simon immediately removed thither. This is the first mention of a merchant or trader in Haverhill.


Francis Wainright came from England in about 1637.

He was a merchant of Ipswitch, Mass. and was a soldier in the Pequod Indian war.

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Francis Wainwright, Colonel's Timeline

Chelmsford, Essex, England
Age 32
Age 34
Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
January 24, 1658
Age 42
Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts
January 24, 1658
Age 42
Ipswich, , Massachusetts
November 20, 1660
Age 44
Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts
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July 19, 1668
Age 52
Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts
May 19, 1692
Age 76
Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States