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Martha Rogers (Kimball)

Also Known As: "Martha Kemball", "Martha Rogers", "Martha Fowler"
Birthplace: Rattlesden, Suffolk, England
Death: May 19, 1677 (43-51)
Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Colony
Place of Burial: Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Richard Kimball, of Rattlesden & Ipswich and Ursula Kimball
Wife of Deacon Joseph Phillip Fowler and Ezekiel Rogers
Mother of Martha Kneeland; Joseph Fowler; Philip Fowler; John Fowler and Mary Fowler
Sister of Alexander Kimball; Henry Kimball, of Rattlesden & Wenham; Abigail Severance; Elizabeth Sawtell; Richard Kimball, Jr and 13 others

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About Martha Rogers

Spouse: Martha KIMBALL, Parents: Richard KIMBALL and Ursula SCOTT. She was the widow of Joseph Fowler (1626-1676)

Ezekiel ROGERS and Martha KIMBALL were married date unknown.

Martha Kimball(1,2) and her family are detailed in An American Family History: Martha Kimball Fowler online.

  • Martha, #128315, was born August 1629, d. 19 May 1677
  • Father Richard Kimball2,3 b. 10 Apr 1595, d. 22 Jun 1675
  • Mother Ursula Scott2,3 b. 14 Feb 1597, d. 1 Mar 1676
  • Martha Kimball was born in August 1629 at Rattlesden, Suffolk, England.1 She married Joseph Fowler, son of Philip Fowler and Mary Winslow, circa 1649 at Salisbury, Essex, MA.1,2 Martha Kimball died on 19 May 1677 at Ipswich, Essex, MA, at age 47.1
  • Family Joseph Fowler b. 16 Sep 1626, d. 19 May 1676
  • Children
    • Martha Fowler+4 b. c 1645, d. 1750
    • John Fowler+1 b. c 1651, d. 27 Nov 1757
  • Citations
  • [S14] Unknown author, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, by Clarence Almon Torrey., 3rd Supplement, p. 102.
  • [S14] Unknown author, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, by Clarence Almon Torrey., p. 280.
  • [S61] Unknown author, Family Group Sheets, Family History Archives, SLC.
  • [S11597], Submitted by patriciamartin1952.
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  • Martha Kimball Fowler
  • Birth: 1629 Suffolk, England
  • Death: unknown Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
    • i. JOSEPH FOWLER, b. about 1647; m. Elizabeth HUTTON.
    • ii. PHILIP FOWLER, b. Dec 25, 1648; m. Elizabeth HERRICK. He was adopted by his grandfather, Philip FOWLER, 1651.
    • iii. JOHN FOWLER, b. about 1655; m. 2nd, Hannah SCOTT.
    • iv. MARY FOWLER, m. John BREEN, Jan 20, 1673-4.
  • The Fowler Family; Genealogical Memoir of The Descendants of Philip And mary Fowler, Of Ipswich, Mass.: Ten Generations, 1590-1882
  • History of the Kimball Family in America, Part I, by Leonard Allison Morrison, A. M., page 34
  • Thanks to Grace (Cronin) Schmitt for the info: "Martha was born in Rattlesden, Suffolk, England, daughter of Richard Kimball and Ursula Scott. The family emigrated in 1634 aboard the "Elizabeth". Among the children listed on the passenger list is Martha, age 5."

Family links:

  • Parents:
  • Richard Kimball (1595 - 1675)
  • Ursula Scott Kimball (1596 - 1660)
  • Spouse:
  • Joseph Fowler (1622 - 1676)
  • Children:
    • Joseph Fowler (1647 - ____)*


  • Henry Kimball (1615 - 1676)*
  • Abigail Kimball Severans (1618 - 1658)*
  • Richard Kimball (1623 - 1676)*
  • Martha Kimball Fowler (1629 - ____)
  • John Kimball (1631 - 1698)*
  • Thomas Kimball (1633 - 1676)*
  • Sarah Kimball Allen (1635 - 1696)*
  • Benjamin Kimball (1637 - 1696)*
  • Caleb Kimball (1639 - 1682)*

Burial: [ FindAGrave] Memorial# 83239433


  • KIMBALL, Martha
  • b. AUG 1629 Rattlesden, Suffolk, England
  • d. 19 MAY 1677 killed by the Indians near Deerfield, Franklin, Mass.
  • Parents:
  • Father: KIMBALL, Richard
  • Mother: SCOTT, Ursula


  • Marriage: 1655 to FOWLER, Joseph, b. 16 SEP 1626 Dalbury, Lees, Derby, England-d. 19 MAY 1677 Deerfield, Franklin, Mass.



  • History of the Kimball family in America, from 1634 to 1897 : and of its ancestors the Kemballs or Kemboldes of England; with an account of the Kembles of Boston, Massachusetts by Morrison, Leonard Allison
  • Pg.17
  • 1 Henry Kemball1, b. perhaps at Lawford, in the county of Essex, England, son of Richard Kemball of Lawford, wheelwright. Richard's will was proved Sept. 10, 1619. He gives to "my elldest sonne Henry Kemball all my worken Tooles belongeinge to my trad Except out of them as many as shall be fittinge for to searue to axe a cart withall." All the rest of his estate he leaves to his wife, Elizabeth, with the condition that as a "mother shee shall see all my children vertiouslye broughte upp, in the feare of God, according to her poore estate and Abilitye." Henry, the emigrant, may have been the Henry mentioned in the above will. This is, however, a matter of conjecture. We do know, however, that at one time he lived in the adjoining parish, for Henry Kemball of Mistley singleman and Susan Cutting widow of the parish of Great Bromley were married Nov. 27, 1628. Susan Cutting was the widow of Richard
  • Cutting. Richard Cutting and Susan Stone were married Aug. 3, 1620, at Great Bromley. "Richard Cuttinge, the sonne of Richard Cuttinge, was baptized the sixth day of ffebruarie 1621."
  • Susan Cuttinge, the daughter of Richard Cuttinge and Susan his wife was bap: the xjth of September 1625. The will of Richard Cutting of "Much Bromley" July 27, 1627, mentions his wife Susan and his children Richard and Susan. Richard came with his mother to this country and settled in Watertown, Mass. His descendants are given in Bond's History of Watertown. Henry Kemball died in 1648. His inventory is dated July 22, 1648. His homestead in Watertown was situated near the corner of what are now Belmont and Common streets. He also owned land in other parts of the town.
  • Henry Kemball's widow, Susan, married for her third husband one Loe or Low. She survived him and died Aug. 19, 1684, aged 86.
  • At a court appointed 1651, Thomas Straite acknowledged that he had received his wife Elizabeth's share of her father's estate. John Randall also acknowledged that he had received Susanna's share.
  • In Bond's Watertown three more children are given as belonging to Henry. This careless error is also found in Savage's Dictionary. They were the children of Henry and Mary (Wyatt) Kimball of Wenham, Mass., as shown by the Watertown records. This Henry Kimball2 was the son of Richard Kimball1, and for some time after he was married he lived in Watertown, Mass. After the birth of these three children he moved to Ipswich and then to Wenham, Mass.
    • i. Elizabeth2, bap. Nov. 1, 1629, at Mistly, England. She m. Capt. Thomas Straight of Watertown.
    • ii. Susanna2, bap. May 27, 1632, Mistly, Sussex county, Eng. ; m. John Randall of Watertown, Mass.
    • 2 iii. John2, b. Watertown, Mass., Mar. 5, 1638.
  • 2 John Kimball2 (Henry1), b. Watertown, Mass., Mar. 5, 1638; m. Feb. 19, 1667-8, Hannah Bartlett. They lived on the homestead in Watertown, Mass. John Kemball of Water-
  • town was allowed to be by the court "Sealer of Weights and Measures" and Gager" of Casks in 1687 and 1688. He was a cooper by trade. He died June 7, 1714. She was born Aug. 6, 1643, died Nov. 22, 1715.
    • .... etc.
  • Richard Kemball1 came to this country in the ship Elizabeth, William Andrews, master, in 1634. He appears to have gone, soon after landing, to Watertown, Mass. He settled in a different part of the town from that occupied by Henry Kemball1. According to Bond and other writers Richard and Henry were brothers. There is but little evidence to support this supposition, and it seems to be mainly founded on the fact that they both came over on the same vessel. Richard is said on the shipping list to be thirty-nine years old, but he was probably somewhat older. He was, however, in the prime of life, and soon became a prominent and active man in the new settlement.
  • He first settled in Watertown, and his home lot is thus given by Dr. Henry Bond : .... etc.
  • .... Soon after this date he was invited to remove
  • to impswich, where they were in need of a competent man to act as wheelwright to the new settlement. Here he spent the remainder of his days. .... etc.
  • ....
  • Richard Kimball was of the parish of Rattlesden, county of Suffolk, England, as is shown by the following entry on the parish register :
  • Henry Kemball ye sonne of Richard and Vrsula his wife baptized 1615 12 of August.
  • Ursula was the daughter of Henry Scott of Rattlesden, as appears from the following extract from Henry Scott's will :
    • .... etc.
  • Richard Kimball married second, Oct. 23, 1661, Margaret Dow, widow of Henry Dow of Hampton, N. H.
  • .... etc.
  • .... On the twenty-second of the following June the earthly pilgrimage of Richard Kimball ended, and, aged more than eighty years, he joined the great majority.
  • His wife did not long survive him, but died the succeeding spring, March 1, 1676. Richard Kimball1 was well to do for those early days. The inventory of his estate, which was taken July 12, 1675, and returned to court Sept. 28, 1675, amounted to £737 3s. 6d. He had already given to his children at their marriages.
    • i. Abigail2, b. Rattlesden, county of Suffolk, England; d. in Salisbury, Mass., June 17, 1658. She married in England John Severans, b. __ , d. April 9, 1682, of Salisbury, Mass., who is first styled a planter, afterwards a victualler and vinter. She is not mentioned in the list of passengers, with the others of her father's family, on the Elizabeth. She was in the prime of life at the time of her death. Mr. Severans married, second, Oct. 2, 1663, Susanna, widow of Henry Ambrose. Mr. Ambrose, after having lived in Hampton, N. H., Salisbury, Charlestown, and Boston, died in Boston in 1658.
      • .... etc.
    • 2 ii. Henry Kimball2, b. Rattlesden, Suffolk county, England. There seems to be some doubt as to Henry's exact age. It is given on the shipping list as aged fifteen, in 1634. This would give the year of his birth as 1619. But it is evident that the ages on the shipping list are only approximate. Henry himself deposes in court, Sept. 28, 1669, that he is aged 53. This would give the year of his birth as 1616. But the parish records at Rattlesden are as follows: "12, Aug, 1615 Henry Kemball ye sone of Richard and Vrsula his wife baptized."
    • iii. Elizabeth Kimball2, b. Rattlesden, 1621. There is no record of her marriage. She was alive in 1675.
    • 3 iv. Richard Kimball2, b. Rattlesden, Eng., 1623; d. May 26, 1676, in Wenham, Mass.
    • v. Mary Kimball2, b. Rattlesden, Eng., 1625; m. Robert Dutch of Gloucester and Ipswich, Mass. Mary is wrongly given in many places as the wife of Deacon Thomas Knowlton, historians being misled by her fathers will, as he only mentions the first names of his daughters and does not leave anything to the children of Mary. But in an action for trespass against Richard Kimball, Sr., (in taking a heifer by his grandson Robert Dutch of the yard of Obadiah Wood and detaining the same Mar. 1662), this is shown to be wrong, Robert Dutch, Sr.'s wife was Mary. Savage's Dictionary is wrong in regard to her name. It says she was Mary Roper, daughter of Walter Roper. But Mary Roper was born in 1641. Mary Dutch says in a deposition that she is 36 in 1665, which would give her birth as 1629. Samuel Dutch calls Caleb Kimball2 uncle in deposition in 1664.
      • .... etc.
    • vi. Martha Kimball2, b. Rattlesden, Eng., 1629; m. Joseph, son of Phillip and Martha Fowler, who was born in England in 1622, and was killed by the Indians May 19,
    • 1676, near Deerfield, Mass. He came to New England in the ship Mary, with his father, in 1634, and resided in Ipswich, Mass. He sold his father-in-law, Richard Kimball1, forty acres of land in 1651.
      • i. Joseph Fowler3, b. about 1647; m. Elizabeth Hutton.
      • ii. Philip Fowler3, b. Dec. 25, 1648; m. Elizabeth Herrick. He was adopted by his grandfather, Philip Fowler, in 1651.
      • iii. John Fowler3, b. about 1655; ra. 2d, Hannah Scott.
      • iv. Mary Fowler3, m. John Breen, Jan. 20, 1673-4.
      • A history of Martha Kimball's descendants is given in the "Fowler Family," by Matthew A. Stickney of Salem, Mass.
    • 4 vii. John Kimball2, b. Rattlesden, Eng., 1631; d. May 6, 1698.
    • 5 viii. Thomas Kimball2, b. 1633; d. May 3, 1676.
    • ix. Sarah Kimball2, b. Watertown, Mass., 1635; d. June 12, 1690; m. Nov. 24, 1658, Edward Allen of Ipswich, Mass.
      • ....etc.
    • 6 x. Benjamin Kimball2, b. Ipswich, 1637; d. June 11, 1695.
    • 7 xi. Caleb Kimball2, b. Ipswich, Mass., 1639; d. 1682.
  • 2 Henry Kimball2 (Richard1) was born at Rattlesden, in the county of Suffolk, England, in 1615, and came to America in the ship Elizabeth with his father. He married, about 1640, Mary, daughter of John and Mary Wyatt, who came over in the same ship with him. She died in Wenham, Mass., Aug. 12, 1672. He married second, Elizabeth (Gilbert) Rayner, widow of William, son of Thurston Rayner, and daughter of Hum-
  • phrey and Elizabeth Gilbert. William Rayner died Oct. 26, 1672.
  • Henry first settled in Watertown, Mass., and remained there after his father moved to Ipswich, but sometime after 1646 he followed his father to that place, and about 1655 he removed to Wenham, Mass., and spent the remainder of his life in that town.
  • .... etc.
  • .... He died in Wenham in 1676. As is shown by the following agreement he left twelve children : .... etc.


  • Genealogies of the families and descendants of the early settlers of Watertown, Massachusetts, including Waltham and Weston : to which is appended the early history of the town. by Bond, Henry
  • KEMBALL (Kemble, Kimball).
  • The name Kimball, now borne by so many families in this country, is undoubtedly a corruption, or variation of Kemball or Kemble, a common name in England. In the Watertown records it was almost uniformly written Kemball for several generations.
  • Embarked at Ipswich, Eng., for N. Eng., Ap. 10, 1634, in the Elizabeth, William Andrews, Master, RICHARD KEMBALL, aged 39, with wife URSULA, and chil., 1. HENRY, aged 15. 2. ELIZABETH, aged 13. 3. RICHARD, aged 11. 4. MARY, aged 9. 5. MARTHA, aged 5. 6. JOHN, aged 3 ; and 7. THOMAS, aged 1 year. He settled first in Watertown, of which he was a proprietor, 1636-7, and was adm. freeman. May 6, 1635. He removed to Ipswich, probably in 1637, as in that year, Feb. 23, a house-lot was then granted to him. His son Richard was also a proprietor of Ipswich, in 1648. It was probably his son, "Henry Kemball, Jr.," who was proprietor of a homestall and 3 other lots in Wat., 1642, and who m., in Wat., Nov. 13, 1650, Sarah Farwell. Richard Kemball, Senior, was probably the ancestor of most of the numerous families of the name of Kimball in New England.
  • .... etc.


Martha KIMBALL was born about 1629 in Rattlesden, Suffolk, England. Notes for MARTHA KIMBALL:

She was age 5 when she boarded the "Elizabeth" with her parents.

Parents: Richard KIMBALL and Ursula SCOTT.

Spouse: Joseph FOWLER. Joseph FOWLER and Martha KIMBALL were married before 1647 in Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. Children were: Joseph FOWLER Jr., Philip FOWLER Jr., John FOWLER, Mary FOWLER.

Spouse: Ezekiel ROGERS. Ezekiel ROGERS and Martha KIMBALL were married date unknown.


  • Martha KIMBALL Torrey's New England Marriages to 1700 Volume: Volume 1, Page(s): 571 FOWLER, Joseph (1622-1676) & Martha [KIMBALL] (1629-); by 1647; Salisbury {Salisbury 163; Cushing (ms) 271; Pillsbury Anc. 72; Davis: Anc. of Phoebe Tilton 113; Fowler 28-31; Driver 369; Kimball 33; Hamlin 1:275; Noyes-Gilman 419; Essex Ant. 9:129; EIHC 1

Martha Kimball Fowler “Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists." ― Franklin D. Roosevelt Martha Kimball Fowler was born in 1629 in Rattlesden, Suffolk County, England. Her parents were Richard Kimball and Ursula Scott. He was called husbandman. She came to America with her parents on the ship Elizabeth when she was about five years old. She married Joseph Fowler in Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts and they settled there. Joseph was born about 1629 in England. His parents were Philip and Mary Fowler.

Their children included: Joseph Fowler (1647, married Elizabeth Hutton), Philip Fowler (1648, married Elizabeth Herrick), John Fowler (1655, married Hannah Scott), and Mary Fowler Breen (married John Breen or Briars).

In 1647, Philip and his father manned the Ipswich watch house for two days. The town paid him three shillings.

In 1649 Joseph was admonished for drinking in woods with his cousin and Martha's brothers. The court record says that some of their wives had to go after them.

In 1650 they sold land and cattle to Martha's father.

In 1651 Joseph's father, Philip, adopted their son Philip. In March of that year he was again presented at court with other young men. That same year Joseph testified in the Ipswich Court in the case of Bradstreet vs Muzzy he said You have been whipt once allredy for saying [that] the fellow in the silver buttons came and said he swore hime befor the gret saggamore the deputy Gouernar and he would doe the best he could to bring hime to it againe and tould him he would haile hime out by the hares and yt he was good for nothing but to rune rouging about the Cuntry. That he heard this latly deceased John Cross say that he formarly loved John brodftret well untell that Joseph Muzi had railed such reports on hime which caused him to procscecut against him which he feaied now seing he was a lying fellow had don him rong for the said John cross: said he was such a lying felow thar was noe beleving of him he was a nose to set a hole town and cuntrary togeather by the years.

In 1670 Joseph Fowler from Ipswich was a settler in Wenham.

Joseph was killed by indigenous warriors on May 19, 1676 near Deerfield, Massachusetts on his return from the the Battle of Turner's Falls.

The ship Elizabeth sailed from Ipswich, England in April, 1634 with William Andrews, Master. On board were Richard and Ursula Kimball and their children, Ursula’s mother Martha Whatlock Scott and her brothers Roger and Thomas Scott. Humphrey and Bridget Bradstreet sailed on the same ship. They arrived in July at Boston.

Children of Richard Kimball, Sr. and Ursula Scott

• Henry Kimball • Abigail Kimball Severens • Elizabeth Kimball • Richard Kimball, Jr. • Mary Kimball Dutch • Martha Kimball Fowler • John Kimball • Thomas Kimball • Sarah Kimball Allen • Cornet Benjamin Kimball • Caleb Kimball


The Fowler Family: A Genealogical Memoir of the Descendants of Philip and Mary Fowler, of Ipswich, Massachusetts: Ten Generations, 1590-1882, by Matthew Adams Stickney, published by Higginson Book Co., 1883 Joseph [Fowler] (Philip1) was born in England, probably about 1629, came with his parents in the ship Mary and John, in 1634, to Ipswich, Mass.; married there Martha Kimball, who came over from Ipswich, England, in 1634, in the ship Elizabeth, with her parents, when she is called five years of age. Her father, Richard Kimball, settled in Ipswich, Mass., and was the ancestor of nearly all of those now living of the name of Kimball. Her mother, Ursula (Scott) Kimball, his wife, was the daughter of the widow Martha Scott, who came in the same ship with him, then aged sixty years. She was perhaps the widow of Hon. John Scott, of Scott's Hall, County of Kent, England, and daughter of Sir George Wortup.

In 1647, he worked with his father, Philip Fowler, for two days, at the watch house in Ipswich, for which he received three shillings of the town.

In 1649 (7th mo.) in Essex Court records is the following:

We present Joseph Fowler, Thomas Cooke, Thomas Scott, and two of ye sons of Richard Kimball, for goeing into ye woods, shouting and singing, taking fire and liquors with them, all being at unseasonable time in ye night, ocasioning yr. wives and some other to go out to them. Joseph Fowler, Thomas Scott, John Kemball and Thomas Kemball for their presentment, had a legal admonition. These young men probably met to celebrate the twenty-first birthday of Thomas Scott, who was Joseph Fowler's cousin...

In 1650 (10th, 10th mo.) he gave in his testimony in case of Joseph Fowler, plaintiff, vs. Sirnonds, defendant.

In 1650 is found the following deed :

Know all men by these presents, that I, Joseph Fowler of Ipswich, in the county of Essex, in New England, husbandman, doe sell unto Richard Kemball, sen'r of ye same towne, wheelwright, my father-in-law, such land & cattell as followeth, viz. one cow & one yearling, 40 acres of ground joyning to Richard Jacob, on ye one side, & Thomas Byshop & Jobe Byshop, on the other, 34 acres of it I enjoyne myselfe to fence in, of upland & meadow, which the said Richard is to have of the said Joseph, for such goods as I have received of him for satisfaction thereof.

In wittnesse whereof, I have hereunto sett my hand, the 12th of January, 1650.

Witnesses. Joseph Fowler. William Chaundler (his brother-in-law) & witness John Kimball (his wife's brother) & William Smith. This writing & deed was acknowledged 21: 11th mo: 1651, before me. Samuel Symonds. In 1651

Phillip Fowler the elder, of Ipswich, did come before me, and in the presence of Joseph his sonne & Martha. his wife, & with their full & free consent, did adopt as his sonne Phillip, the sonne of the s'd Joseph & Martha, to be as his soune. Samuel Symonds. There is no date to the above paper, but it is recorded between papers dated 18 day of 6th month, 1651, and Feb., 1651. It is probable that after this period he resided with his father-in-law, Richard Kimball.

In 1651 (25th, 1st mo.) when at Goodman Cross' house, gave in his testimony in case of Bradstreet & Muzzy, at Ipswich Court.

In 1651 (3d, 4th mo.) John Broadstreet, Joseph Fowler, Thomas Scott and Richard Belts, were presented to court and discharged.

In 1653 Richard Kemball, sen'r, & Joseph Fowler, both of Ipswich, wheelwright & husbandman, in the county of Essex, in New England, do bind ourselves, heirs & executors, to Humphry Bradstreete of Rowley, in the same county, in the full & just sume of fifty pounds, for to secure the said Humphrey, his heires, executors & administrators, from all charges & incumbrances touching the horse that the s'd Humphry Bradstreete, hath sould me, and recovered from Zacheus Gould, in December, 1649, witness our hand. Richard Kimball (the marke of). Joseph Fowler. Signed, sealed & del'd in the presence of these, 3 of the 01 month, dat. 1653, witnes Martha Willoms. John Bradstreete."

In 1658-9 (14 March) he witnessed an agreement of George Norton and Roger Preston.

In 1660 (27 Nov.) he witnessed the will of Robert Garrett of Boston, and he deposed in regard to it, 1 Aug., 1668.

In 1669-70 (7 March) he witnessed a receipt of Andrew Peeters and John Browne, to Goodman Caldwell, for rent of land.

Joseph Fowler was killed by the Indians, near Deerfield, 19 May, 1676, on his return from the Falls fight.

The children of Joseph and Martha (Kimball) Fowler, were:

28. Joseph, b. about 1647; m. Elizabeth Hutton. 29. Philip, b. 25 Dec., 1648; m. Elizabeth Herrlck. 30. John,m. Sarah ; Hannah Scott. 31. Mary, m. John Briers 20 Jan., 1678-1.


Philip Fowler (1), the immigrant ancestor of Samuel Fowler, of Northbridge, Massachusetts, came from England in the ship John and Mary, sailing March 24, 1633. He lived in Marlboro, Wiltshire, England, where presumably he was born. The master of the ship, Captain Robert Sayres, was delayed by the king's officer but was finally allowed to sail upon his giving a bond of a hundred pounds to guarantee that service of the Church of England should be said on board ship daily, and attended by the passengers, and that his passengers should take the oath of allegiance and supremacy.

The Mary and John arrived in New England, May, 1634, and Fowler with others settled at Ipswich, Massachusetts. His home lot there was recently and may be at present owned by a lineal descendant. He was a cloth worker by trade.

He was admitted a freeman, September 3, 1634. He deposed in court, February 28, 1671, that his age was above eighty years. Therefore he was probably born about 1585-90. He had a grant of land, January 5, 1634/35, and more January 26, of the same year. He drew and purchased numerous lots afterward. He served on the jury March 29, 1642 on the grand jury September 29, 1657, was highway surveyor 1649-55-56-57, surveyor of fences 1662.

In 1651 he adopted Philip, the son of his deceased son Joseph and wife Martha. He served on many special committees for the town of Ipswich. His first wife Mary died August 30, 1659. She was probably Mary Winslow, sister of Samuel Winslow, a grantee with Bradstreet, Dudley and others, of Colchester, in 1638, and an early settler of Salisbury. Winslow was admitted a freeman May 22, 1639, was deputy to the general court 164245-53- He died June 2, 1663. Philip Fowler married (second), Mary Norton, widow of George Norton, who came with the fleet of Higginson from London, April, 1629, a carpenter, who built the old first church (preserved by the Essex Institute) at Salem, 1634, for one hundred pounds.

He died June 24, 1679, in Ipswich, and administration was granted to his grandson, Philip Fowler, September, 1679. He deeded to this Philip, house and land, December 23, 1668, and probably had no considerable amount of property to dispose of at his death. His widow died about 1694.

Children of Philip and Mary Fowler were:

1. Margaret, baptized March 25, 1615, in England, married, July 28. 1633, Christopher Osgood. 2. Mary, married William Chandler, ancestor of the Worcester county Chandlers, and lived at Newbury. 3. Samuel, . 4. Esther, married (first) Jothniel Bird, and (second) Robert Collins. 5. Joseph, born 1629, married Martha Kimball. 6. Thomas, born 1636, in Ipswich, married Hannah Jordan.


Puritan Great Migration

Category:Great Migration Ships Category:Elizabeth, 1634


Martha was born about 1629, the daughter of Richard Kemball and Ursula Scott, and came to New England with them in the ship Elizabeth in 1634, when she is noted to be about 5 years of age. <ref name= Fowler>Stickney, Matthew Adams. The Fowler Family: a Genealogical Memoir of the Descendants of Philip and Mary Fowler, of Ipswich, Mass: Ten Generations: 1590-1882, Salem Press, 1883</ref> <ref name=Kimball>Morrison, Leonard Allison & Stephen Paschall Sharples, History of the Kimball Family in America, from 1634 to 1897 : and of its Ancestors the Kemballs or Kemboldes of England; with an Account of the Kembles of Boston, Massachusetts, Damrell & Upham, Boston, 1897</ref> <ref>Passengers of the Elizabeth, Master William Andrewes - April 1634, The Winthrop Society</ref> <ref></ref> <ref name=GMV4>Anderson, Robert C. GreatMigration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635, Volume IV, I-L , NEHGS, Boston, Massachusetts, 2005 p. 155-8. (Online database. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008.) </ref> She married Joseph Fowler about 1649 in Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts. Joseph was baptized at St. Mary, Marlborough on Sept. 27, 1626, son of Phillip and Mary Fowler. <ref name=Kimball /> <ref name=GMV4 /> <ref name=GMV2>Anderson, Robert C., George F. Sanborn,Jr., and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635, Volume II, C-F, NEHGS< Boston, Massachusetts, 2001. p. 561-3 (Online database. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008.)</ref> <ref>Torrey, Clarence Almon.New England Marriages Prior to 1700, Genealogical Publishing Co., 1985</ref> On January 12, 1650/1, Joseph Fowler, husbandman of Ipswich, sold land and cattle to Richard Kimball Sr. 'my father in law.' <ref name=GMV4 /> On October 12, 1650, Martha, wife of Joseph Fowler of Ipswich, was presented for 'pernicious lying' and defamation of her sister Dutch. <refname=GMV2 /> Joseph Fowler was killed by the Indians at Squakeheage in Sept., 1675 and his widow Martha married second Ezekiel Rogers ? 2nd marriage needs confirmation. <ref name= Fowler />


<references /> See also:* Full text of "History of the Kimball family in America, from 1634 to 1897 : and of its ancestors the Kemballs or Kemboldes of England; with an account of the Kembles of Boston, Massachusetts"* The Granite Monthly A New Hampshire Magazine (Granite Monthly Co., Concord, NH, 1880-1881) Vol. 4, Page 2


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Martha Rogers's Timeline

August 1, 1629
Rattlesden, Suffolk, England
Rattlesden, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom
Age 15
Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Age 17
Ipswich, Massachusetts, United States
December 25, 1648
Age 19
Ipswich, Essex Co., Mass.
Age 21
Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts
Age 24
Ipswich, Essex, Ma
May 19, 1677
Age 47
Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Colony