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Joanna Davis (Hull)

Also Known As: "Joanna (Hull) Bursley Davis"
Birthdate: (66)
Birthplace: Crewkerne, Somersetshire, Or Northleigh, Devonshire
Death: circa 1686 (62-70)
Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Reverend Joseph Hull and Joanna Hull
Wife of Capt. John Bursley and Dolor Davis
Mother of Mary Crocker; Joanna Dimmick; Elizabeth Clapp; John Bursley; Timothy Bursley and 4 others
Sister of Joseph Hull; Captain Tristam Hull; Temperance Bickford; Elizabeth Heard; Griselda Hull and 5 others
Half sister of Temperance Bickford; Benjamin Hull; Hopewell Hull; Captain Benjamin Hull; Naomi Daniels and 9 others

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Immediate Family

About Joanna Davis

Descendants of Rev. Joseph Hull -

Generation No. 1

Children of REV. HULL and AGNES ? are:

i. JOANA2 HULL, b. Abt. 1620, (Was 15, in 1635, when left England).

More About JOANA HULL:

Spouse: John Bursley

Spouse 2: Dolor Davis

ii. JOSEPH HULL, b. Abt. 1622, (Was13, in 1635, when left England).

Notes for JOSEPH HULL:

Joseph was apparently a son in disgrace at York, Maine, in February 1644/45. He is no later mentioned.

iii. TRISTRAM HULL, b. Abt. 1624, (Was 11, in 1635, when family left England).


As a sea captain, Tristram moved with his wife from Yarmouth in 1643-1648 to Barnstable, where he was a leading citizen, though in trouble at times for his sympathy toward Quakers. His will was 30 Dec. 1666.


Occupation: 1643, Mariner (a Sea Captain) Yarmouth

Will: December 30, 1666, Barnstable, Maine

iv. TEMPERENCE HULL, b. Abt. 1626.


Spouse: John Bickford

2. v. ELIZABETH HULL, b. Abt. 1628, (Was 7, in 1635, when family left England); d. November 30, 1706.

vi. GRESELDA HULL, b. Abt. 1630, (Was 5, in 1635, when family left England).

vii. DOROTHY HULL, b. Abt. 1632, (Was 3, in 1635, when family left England).


Spouse: Oliver Kent

Spouse 2: Benjamin Matthews

viii. HOPEWELL HULL, b. Bet. 1634 - 1637.


Hopewell Hull was one of the founders of Piscataway, New Jersey. His Quaker marriage to Mary Martin, Daughter of John and Esther (Roberts), was not recognized by New Jersey authorities, who ordered them to re-marry 29 December 1669, when they complied. He was active in public affairs until his death. His will names wife, sons Hopewell and Joseph, daughters and brother Benjamin.

ix. SARAH HULL, b. Abt. 1636, (Banks); d. 1647.

x. BENJAMIN HULL, b. Abt. 1639, (Baptized 22 March 1869).

xi. NAOMI HULL, b. Abt. 1639, (Baptized 23 March 1639/40).

Notes for NAOMI HULL:

Naomi was placed in the family of Samuel Symonds, Esquire, at Ipswich, before her father went to England. She was still there April-June 1661. Before the court as Amy H. in 1667, her father's old neighbor William Williams sheltered her and was fined for doing so. Her children were placed in the care of John Church. She married Davy Daniel, and in 1682 was the center of more trouble by speeches against her brother and sister, Mathews and others.

xii. RUTH HULL, b. Abt. 1641, (Baptized 9 May 1641).

xiii. DODAVAH HULL, b. Abt. 1643, Birth year based on 2 yr average between births.

xiv. SAMUEL HULL, b. Abt. 1645, Birth year based on 2 yr average between births.

Notes for SAMUEL HULL:

Records show Samuel owned land in Piscataway, adjacent to John Martin. (He witnessed Mrs. Martin's will in 1687) He had two wives, and 6+ children.


Spouse: October 1677, Mary Manning of New Jersey

Spouse 2: Bef. 1702, Margaret

xv. PHINEAS HULL, b. Abt. 1647.

xvi. REUBAN HULL, b. Abt. 1649.

xvii. PRICILLA HULL, b. Abt. 1651, Based on 2 year average between births; d. 1652, Launceston, Cornwall, England (Buried there).

Joanna HULL (Joseph3, Thomas2, Richard1). Born ca 1620 in Somersetshire, England. Joanna died aft 1683; she was 63. In 1639 when Joanna was 19, she first married Capt. John BURSLEY. Born in Of Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA. They had the following children:

i. Joanna. Born bef 1 Mar 1642/1643. At the age of <1, Joanna was baptized on 1 Mar 1642/1643. Joanna died on 8 May 1727; she was 85. In 1661 when Joanna was 18, she married Shubael DIMMOCK.

ii. Mary. Born bef 29 Jul 1643. At the age of <1, Mary was baptized on 29 Jul 1643. In 1663 when Mary was 19, she married John CROCKER.

iii. Jemima. Born ca 1644. At the age of <1, Jemima was baptized in 1644.

18 iv. Elizabeth (<1649-)

v. John. Born bef 11 Apr 1652 in Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA. At the age of <1, John was baptized in Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA, on 11 Apr 1652. John died in Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA, on 5 Aug 1726; he was 74. In Dec 1673 when John was 21, he married Elizabeth HOWLAND, daughter of John HOWLAND & Mary LEE, in Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA. Born on 17 May 1655 in Marshfield, Plymouth Co., MA. Elizabeth died aft 30 Jan 1695/1696; she was 39.

19 vi. Temperance (1655-1741)

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Joanna Davis's Timeline

Crewkerne, Somersetshire, Or Northleigh, Devonshire
July 29, 1643
Age 23
Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, Colonial America
March 1, 1646
Age 26
Barnstable, Plymouth Colony
March 25, 1649
Age 29
Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, British Colonial America
April 11, 1652
Age 32
Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States
Age 34
Scituate, Plymouth Colony
Age 34
Age 36