Nathaniel Soule, Sr.

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Nathaniel Soule, Sr.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Death: Died in Dartmouth, Bristol County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Place of Burial: Dartmouth, Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of George Soule, "Mayflower" Passenger and Mary Soule
Husband of Hannah Soule and Rose Soule (Thorn)
Father of Wesson/Weston Soule; Lt. Nathaniel Soule; Mary Shrieve; Sylvanus Soule; Sarah Wheaton and 4 others
Brother of John Soule, Sr; George Soule, Jr.; Susanna West; Patience Haskell; Zachariah Soule and 5 others

Occupation: Fisherman, Fathered a child with an unnamed Indian woman.
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About Nathaniel Soule, Sr.

On Mar 4, 1674, he was summoned before the courts on a charge of adultery with an Indian woman. On Mar 1, 1675, he and the woman were whipped at the post and he was ordered to pay her 10 bushels of Indian corn towards the support of her child by him. He was also cited for numerous abuses, such as "lyes, unlawful entry and trespass."


He and his brother, George, inherited land at Dartmouth, MA from their father. They both settled there, owned fishing craft and were engaged in fishing the "Banks."

1667- He was fined 20 pounds for scandalizing his minister, Rev. John Holmes. He avioded the stocks at the request of Rev. Holmes.

1671- Fined 5 pounds and publically whipped for "telling lyes which tended greatly to the hurt of the Colony."

1674- Again whipped "for adulty with an Indian woman" and ordered to pay 10 bushels of Indian corn "towards the keeping of the child".

1686, May 24- Took oath of fidelity or Freeman's oath at Dartmouth, MA.

1697, January 22 - Listed in a petition of 20 Proprietors of Dartmouth, MA.


Siblings: Zachariah born by 1627, John born circa 1632, George, Jr. born circa 1639, Susanna born circa 1642, Mary born circa 1644, Elizabeth born circa 1645, Patience born circa 1648, and Benjamin born circa 1651.


On Mar 4, 1674, he was summoned before the courts on a charge of adultery with an Indian woman. On Mar 1, 1675, he and the woman were whipped at the post and he was ordered to pay her 10 bushels of Indian corn towards the support of her child by him. He was also cited for numerous abuses, such as "lyes, unlawful entry and trespass."


He and his brother, George, inherited land at Dartmouth, MA from their father. They both settled there, owned fishing craft and were engaged in fishing the "Banks."

1667- He was fined 20 pounds for scandalizing his minister, Rev. John Holmes. He avioded the stocks at the request of Rev. Holmes.

1671- Fined 5 pounds and publically whipped for "telling lyes which tended greatly to the hurt of the Colony."

1674- Again whipped "for adulty with an Indian woman" and ordered to pay 10 bushels of Indian corn "towards the keeping of the child".

1686, May 24- Took oath of fidelity or Freeman's oath at Dartmouth, MA.

1697, January 22 - Listed in a petition of 20 Proprietors of Dartmouth, MA.

Siblings: Zachariah born by 1627, John born circa 1632, George, Jr. born circa 1639, Susanna born circa 1642, Mary born circa 1644, Elizabeth born circa 1645, Patience born circa 1648, and Benjamin born circa 1651.


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Nathaniel Soule, Sr.'s Timeline

1637
1637
Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1681
January 12, 1681
Age 44
Dartmouth, Plymouth Colony
1684
1684
Age 47
Dartmouth, Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States
1684
Age 47
Dartmouth, (Present Plymouth County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)
1684
Age 47
Dartmouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts
1686
1686
Age 49
Dartmouth, Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States
1686
Age 49
Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA
1687
1687
Age 50
Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA
1690
1690
Age 53
Dartmouth, Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States