|Also Known As:||"John /Paybody/"|
|Birthplace:||St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England|
|Death:||Died in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States|
|Place of Burial:||Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States|
Son of John Peabody and Agnes Pabodie
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About Capt. John Pabodie
- The surname is generally spelled "Pabodie" in the early colonial records.
- 1635- Came to Plymouth, MA in the ship "Planter".
- 1636/7, March 7- Admitted freeman of Plymouth, MA
- Later, he settled in Duxbury, MA.
- in 1608 in Stafford, Staffordshire, England to Isabel Harper (b. 1592 in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England). She was the sister of Thomas Harper of London, England.
- Thomas Peabody b: ABT 1612 in Of, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England
- Francis Peabody b: BET 1613 AND 1614 in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England
- William Pabodie b: 1620 in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England
- Amie Peabody b: BET 1621 AND 1625 in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England
From Velton Peabody (PEABODY@LOCALNET.COM): JOHN PEABODY1 was born about 1590 in St. Albans, Hertford Co., England. He probably came to the Plymouth Colony in 1635 or 1636, for his name appears on the list of freemen of the colony dated March 7, 1636/37, and he was admitted and sworn with others whose names were on that list on Jan. 2, 1637/8. He married Isabel Harper, sister of Thomas Harper of London, England. John Peabody received a grant of 10 acres of land Jan. 1, 1637/8, "on Duxburrow side, lying betwixt the lands of William Tubs on the north side and those of Experience Mitchell on the south side, and from the sea in the west; and from Blew Fish River in the easte." Another tract, granted him Nov. 2, 1640, was 30 acres "with meadow to it" at North River. He was a member of the jury that convicted three young Englishmen of the murder of an Indian on Sept. 4, 1638, and of the "Grand Inquest" at the court June 4, 1639. He was one of the sureties on a neighbor's bond June 4, 1645.
In 1645, John Peabody and his son, William, were among the original proprietors of Bridgewater, Mass. He was a witness with Thomas Winterton against Edward Richards when he was tried in court at Salem 4:9:1645, on a charge of making a false statement to them concerning shipboard killings. Richards was convicted and fined 10 shillings and ordered to acknowledge his sin before the congregation at Lynn.
John's will, dated July 16, 1649, at Duxbury, was proved Apr. 27, 1666/7 at Boston:
"In and about the sixteenth of July in the yeare of our Lord 1649 I John Paybody of Duxbrook in the Collonie of New Plymoute planter being in prfect health and sound in memory God be blessed for it doe ordaine and make this my last Will and Testament In maner and forme as foloweth;
"Imprimis I bequeath my soule to God that gave it hopeing to be saved by the Meritt of Christ my blessed Saviour and Redeemer; as for my worldly goods as followeth "Item I give and bequeath unto Thomas my eldest sonne one shilling "Item I give and bequeath unto ffrancis Paybody my second son one shilling. "Item I give and bequeath unto William Paybody my youngest son one shilling.
"Item I give and bequeath unto Annis Rouse my daughter one shilling. "Item I give and bequeath unto John Rouse the son of John Rouse my lands att Carswell in Marshfield after my wifes decease;
"Item I give unto John Pabodie the son of William my lott of Land att the new
"Item I give and bequeath all the Rest of my goods that are my mine
liveing and dead unto my wife Isabell Paybody whome I make my sole executrix
of this my last Will and Testament; memorandum all these legasyes before
sett downe are to yayed by William Paybody my youngest son when they
Boston in New England
the 27th of April, 1667
"Mr John ffernesyde came before mee under written and deposed that by order of Paybody above written and mentioned: hee wrote what is above written and Read it to the said John Paybody on the day of the date thereof and declared the same to be his Last Will and that when hee soe did hee was of a sound disposing mind to his best knowlidg and alsoe subscribed his name thereunto John ffernesyde as a witness;
As Attesteth Edward
Rawson Recorder" Children, probably all born in St. Albans:
i. Thomas,2 b. about 1612 in England
- 2 ii. Francis, b. about 1614 in England
- 3 iii. William, b. 1619
iv. Annis or Annie, b. about 1620; m. Jan. 7, 1638/9, in Marshfield, John
Rouse of Marshfield; John was a Quaker, he was a town officer in Marshfield in 1645; he d. Dec. 16, 1684, in Marshfield, and she d. before Sept. 12, 1688, when he will was proved; children: Mary Rouse, John Rouse, Simon Rouse, George Rouse, Elizabeth Rouse, Anna Rouse.
Sources: Records and Files of the Quarterly Courts of Essex County, [Mass.], I, 1911; "Plymouth Colony Wills and Inventories," Mayflower Descendant XVII:1 (January 1915); Justin Winsor, History of the Town of Duxbury, Massachusetts, 1849; Eugene Willard Montgomery, Willard Peabody Genealogy, 1915; Charles Henry Pope, Pioneers of Massachusetts, 1900; William Richard Cutter and William Frederick Adams, Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of the State of Massachusetts, II, 1910; C.M. Endicott, Genealogy of the Peabody Family, 1867, revised and corrected by William S. Peabody with a partial record of the Rhode Island Branch by B. Frank Peabody, cited hereafter as Peabody Genealogy, 1867; Selim Hobart Peabody, Peabody (Paybody, Pabody, Pabodie) Genealogy, 1909, cited hereafter as Peabody Genealogy, 1909; Leon Clark Hills, History and Genealogy of the Mayflower Planters (Cape Cod Series), I, 1975 reprint of 1936 1941 ed.; Dorothy A. Sherman Lainson, John Paybodie (Peabody) English Immigrant to Plymouth Duxbury, 1635, 1972; Goldie Peabody Brownyard and Theodore Lucius Brownyard, Ancestors and Descendants of Charles Elmer Peabody, 1980; Richard Gentry, Gentry Family in America, 1909; Detroit Society for Genealogical Research Magazine XXX:3 (Spring 1967); Family History Library; William R. Marsh, Ancestors and Descendants of F.A. Marsh and Ivy Crites, 1990; Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, 1840.
Posted by Walter G. Ashworth 9th Great grandson
Name: John Peabody
ALIA: John /Pabodie/
Birth: BET 1589 AND 1590 in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England
Death: BET 1666 AND 1667 in Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts
Ref.1; Selim Hobart Peabody; Charles Henry Pope, compiler and editor, Peabody (Paybody, Pabody, Pabodie) Genealogy (Boston, MA: Charles Henry Pope, Publisher, 1909).
Ref.2: Mary Lonford Taylor Alden, Elizabeth (Alden) Pabodie and Descendants(Salem, MA: E. Putnam, 1897),Page: 3.
Ref.3; New England Historical and Genealogical Register (Boston, MA: New England Historical and Genealogical Society)
Ref.4; "Peabody Genealogy" vol. 114 and "The Paybody Family" by B. Frank Pabodie, vol. 88
Ref.5; Frank R. Holmes, Directory of the Ancestral Heads of New England Families (NY: 1923)
[reprinted Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1964], Page: 183.
Ref.6; Henry Whittemore, Genealogical Guide to the Early Settlers of America (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1967)
Ref.7; John Farmer, Genealogical Register of the First Settlers in New England
This four volume set was written from 1860-1862 and reprinted in 1873 and 1884. This book "shows the three generations of those who came before May 1692, on the basis of Farmers Register. It also includes "Genealogical notes and errata" by Mrs. D. H. Dall and a "Genealogical Cross Index of the Four Volumes" by O. P. Dexter Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1998 (reprint)Page: 221.
Ref.8: Ramon Meyers Tingley, Some Ancestral Lines; Being a Record of Some of the Ancestors of Guilford: Solon Tingley and His Wife, Martha Pamelia Meyers, Collected by Their Son, Raymon Meyers Tingley (Rutland, VT: The Tuttle Publishing Co., 1935)Page: 274.
Ref.9; The Mayflower Descendant
Legacy CD-ROM contains 48 volumes of Pilgrim records. The first 37 volumes, compiled by George Ernest Bowman in "The Mayflower Descendant Magazine" from 1899 to 1937, are rich sources of information about the first 250 years of American history. Also included are all five volumes of Bowman’s Pilgrim Notes and Queries and three volumes of Bowman’s Vital Records of Brewster, Halifax, and Truro, and Bowman’s post-publication corrections taken from his personal copy of the magazine. New are B. N. Derick’s volume on Dennis cemeteries and a volume on Wellfleet cemeteries. (Boston, MA: Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1899 to 1937]
[republished on CD by Search & Research Publishing, Wheat Ridge, CO 1996],Vol. 13, p. 86 and Vol. 17, p. 23.
Ref.10: Eugene Willard Montgomery, Willard-Peabody Genealogy (Galena, IL: 1915), Vol. 2, p. 1.
JOHN PAYBODY was born about 1590 in England.
He probably arrived in the Plymouth Colony in 1635 or 1636, for his name appears on the list of freemen of the colony dated March 7, 1636/37, and he was admitted and sworn with others whose names were on that list on Jan. 2, 1637/8.
- The Spirit of '76, Devoted to the Principles, Incidents and Men of '76 and Colonial Times. Vol. X, September, 1903. p. 407
Peabody, John, Duxbury; one of the proprietors of Bridgewater, 1645; made his will 1649; names his wife Isabel; eldest son Thomas; second, Francis; youngest, William; daughter Annis Rouse; John, son of John Rouse; and John, son of William.
—Alden Mem., 5; Chandler's Hist, of Shirley, Mass., 599; Peabody Gen. (1848), 21 pages; Peabody Gen., 2d edition (1867), 61 pages; Smith's Hist, of Peterborough, N. H., 223; Winsor's Hist, of Duxbury, Mass., 285.
The surname is generally spelled "Pabodie" in the early colonial records.
1635- Came to Plymouth, MA in the ship "Planter".
1636/7, March 7- Admitted freeman of Plymouth, MA
Later, he settled in Duxbury, MA.
in 1608 in Stafford, Staffordshire, England to Isabel Harper (b. 1592 in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England). She was the sister of Thomas Harper of London, England.
Thomas Peabody b: ABT 1612 in Of, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England
Francis Peabody b: BET 1613 AND 1614 in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England
William Pabodie b: 1620 in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England
Amie Peabody b: BET 1621 AND 1625 in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England
John Ironside lived at Lincolnshire, England.1
Child of John Ironside
- Elizabeth Ironside+1 d. c 24 Nov 1626
- [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 86. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
Came to Plymouth in New England in the ship Planter in 1635.
John Peabody (Paybody, Pabody, Pabodie) was in Plymouth Colony by 1636. He name was on the list of freemen dated March 7, 1636/7. He received land grants on the "Duxburrow side" (Duxbury). He was a member of the jury which convicted three Englishmen of the murder of an Indian on Sept. 4, 1638. He married wife, Isabel Harper in 1608 in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England. On July 16, 1649, he wrote his will mentioning son, FRANCIS, my ancestor. Also mentioned are wife, Isabel; daughter, Annis Rouse; sons, Thomas, Francis & William Peabody; grandson, John Paybody, son of William, and John Rouse, son of John Rouse.
"JOHN PAYBODY who, as far as can be ascertained, is the progenitor of all of that name in this country, however varied the name may be from the original orthography, is supposed to have emigrated to New England in or near the year 1635." He was born in England about 1590. Married
Isabel , who survived him. Children : Thomas, of
whom we have no record. FRANCIS, born in 1614. Wil- liam, born in 1619-20. Annis, born .
John Paybody died in Bridgewater* about 1667.
First Generation in America.
LIEUT. FRANCIS PEABODY, of St. Albans, Hertford- shire, England, came to New England in the ship Planter in 1635. He married Mary, daughter of Reginald Foster, of Ipswich. Children : JOHN, born in 1642. Joseph, born in 1644. William, born in 1646. Isaac, born in 1648. Sarah, born in 1650. Hepsibah, born in 1652. Lydia, born in 1654. Mary, born in 1656. Ruth, born May 22, 1658. Damaris, born Jan. 21, 1660. Samuel, born Jan. 4, 1662. Jacob, born July 28, 1664. Hannah, born May 28, 1668. Nathaniel, born July 29, 1669. Lieut. Francis Pea- body died Feb. 19, 1697-8. Mary (Foster) Peabody died April 9, 1705.
•Massachusetts is to be understood when no other State is mentioned.
JOHN, eldest child of Lieut. Francis and Mary (Foster) Peabody, married (first) Hannah Andrews, Nov. 23, 1665. She died Dec. 24, 1702,* aged about sixty years. He mar- ried (second) Sarah Mosely, of Dorchester, Nov. 26, 1703. Lived in Boxford. Died in 1720. Children, all by his first wife: .John, born Aujj. 28, 1666. Mercy, born in 1668. Thomas, born July 22, 1670. Mary, born April 6, 1672. Lydia, born March 9, 1673. DAVID, born July 12, 1678. Elizabeth, born Aug. 13, 1680. Nathan, born July 20, 1682. Hannah, born in 168-. Rath, born Nov. 13, 1684. Moses, born Feb. 27, 1687.
DAVID, sixth child of Capt. John and Hannah (Andrews) Peabody, married Sarah (Gould) Pope, of Dartmouth. Children: Thomas, born Sept. 22, 1705. Hannah, born Oct. 14, 1707. Sarah, born Sept. 26, 1709. Mercy, born Jan. 23, 1712. JOHN, born April 11, 1714. Deborah, born Sept. — , 1716. Rebecca, born Dec. 3, 1718. Susanna, born May — , 1721. Mary, born Sept. — , 1723 ; died in infancy. David, born Oct. 4. 1724. Mary, born Nov. 1, 1726. En- sign David Peabody died April 1, 1726. Sarah (Gould- Pope) Peabody died Sept. 29, 1756, aged 72.
Fourth JOHN, fifth child of Ensign David and Sarah (Gould- Pope) Peabody, married Mary Chadwick, Feb. 26, 1736. Lived in Boxford. Children : David, born June 27, 1736. Mary, born Dec. 22, 1737. Mehitable, born Sept. 13, 1739. Asa, born July 1, 1741. Jedediah, born April 11, 1743. MOSES, born Nov. 1, 1744. Ruth, born April 7, 1746. Andrew, born Jan. 20, 1748. Elizabeth, born Feb. 17, 1751. Lucy, born March 23, 1753. John Peabody died April 27, 1765. Mary (Chadwick) Peabody married Ebenezer Killam, July 9, 1767.
•Burled in Bell Rock Cemetery, Maiden, where her grave-stone is yet (Oct. 4, 1903) preserved.
Fifth MOSES, sixth child of John and Mary (ChadwiclO Pp* body, married Hannah Foster, May 26 1767 Sh*, daughter of Lieut. Jeremiah and Ib^ail C Wool) Foster"
Sixth JEREMIAH, fifth child of Dea. Moses and Hannah (Fos- ter) Peabody, married Catharine Kimball, of Bradford, Dec. 23, 1804. She was a daughter of William and Ruth (Kimball) Kimball, and was born Aug. 16, 1782. Four children : Aro-
line, born ; died in infancy or early childhood. Aro-
line Emily, born Feb. 15, 1807. Sarah Ann, born in Salem,
March 24, 1810. George Frederick, born . Jeremiah
Peabody died in Boston, Aug. 5, 1839. Catharine (Kimball) Peabody died .
Seventh SARAH ANN, third child of Jeremiah and Catharine (Kimball) Peabody, married James Cogswell Converse, Jan. 8, 1834. He was born in Weathersfield, Vermont, Sept. 23, 1807. Five children ; Ellen Elizabeth, born in Boston, May 11, 1836; died in Boston, May 13, 1859. Katherine Pea- body, born in Boston, Jan. 20, 1839. Anna Harper, born June 22, 1841. James Blanchard, born in Boston, Feb. 17, 1846. Edmund Cogswell, born Nov. 7, 1849. James Cogs- well Converse died in Greenfield, May 25, 1891. Sarah Ann (Peabody) Converse died in West Cambridge, May 20, 1866. ___________________________________
Capt. John Peabody was son of Lieut. Francis and Mary (Foster) Peabody, and was born in 1642. He was the first of the name born in America. In 1665 he took to himself a wife from the Village, having settled here two years pre- viously. His house stood where the barn stands at the summer residence of the late Hon. Julius A. Palmer- Mr. Palmer's wife being a lineal descendant of Capt. John Peabody. The old house was standing until about 15 years ago, when it was razed to the ground by Mr. Palmer. It was a large, two story square mansion, as it was the custom in the early times, the walls were filled in with brick. On the front the second story projected about a foot over the first story. While in the last days of its existence it presented a most forlorn and dreary appearance. It stood in an open field alone; and in the front, near the road, was an old tumbledown wall over which the blackberry and other vines had trailed themselves in labyrinthian texture. For many years a selectman (John Peabody) , and twenty-four years a town clerk, he was the principle town officer. His chirography is very good..his 1690 autograph is on this page.. In the militia he attained the degree of captain, which appellation he bore until his death. (descendants listed on this page). p. 36-37
The history of Boxford, Essex County, Massachusetts, from the earliest settlement known to the present time: a period of about two hundred and thirty years by Perley, Sidney, 1858-1928, p.36
Capt. John Pabodie's Timeline
September 7, 1590
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May 24, 1618
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