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Rev. John Warham

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Crewkerne, Somerset, England
Death: Died in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut
Place of Burial: Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony, (Present USA)
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard Warham and Agnes Cooke
Husband of Susanna Gollopp(e); Joane Wareham and Abigail Warham
Father of Mary Warham; Susanna Warham; Samuel Warham; Abigail Howe; Hepzibah Warham and 3 others

Occupation: Minister
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About Rev. John Warham

John Wareham, the son of Richard and Agnes (Cook alias Howper) Warham, was baptized in Crewkerne, Somersetshire on 9 October 1595. He died in Windsor, Connecticut Colony, on 1 April 1670.

Oxford graduate Rev. John Wareham was a religious dissident. Given a choice of immigrating to New England or going to jail, he chose New England, and most of his congregation came with him. They immigrated on the ship Mary & John, sailing March 20, 1630. They arrived at Dorchester, Massachusetts and soon settled at Windsor, Connecticut. He was the first minister there and a town founder.

family

Married

  • (1)  Susanna Gollop (1605 - bef 1634) m. 8 Jun 1625
  • (2) Jane Dabinott ( - 1655) m. bef 1637, widow of Thomas Newberry
  • (3)  Abigail Searle (est 1610 - 1684) m. 9 Oct 1662, widow of John Branker

Note: did not marry Cecilia Hatch

Children of 1st wife, born in England

  1. John Warham 1626/27 - 1626/27
  2. Unknown Warham est 1627/28 - 1627/28
  3. Mary Warham 1628 -
  4. Susanna Warham 1629 - 1629
  5. Samuel Warham est 1633 - 1647

Children of 2nd wife, born in Windsor, Connecticut Colony

  1. Abigail Warham 1638 - bef 1695/96
  2. Hepzibah Warham 1640 - 1647
  3. Sarah Warham 1642 - 1678
  4. Esther Warham 1644 - 1736

biographical notes

John WARHAM - bap. Oct. 9, 1595, St. Bartholomew's Church, Crewkerne, Somerset, England; d. Apr. 1, 1670, Windsor, CT. Son of Richard WARHAM and Agnes COOK alias HOWPER. Graduated at St. Mary Hall, Oxford (BA Nov. 14, 1614; MA May 18, 1618), and ordained at Silverton, Devon on May 23, 1619. Rev. WARHAM was minister at Crewkerne, Somerset, until he was removed about 1627 for his Puritan views. Pastor at St. Sidwell's, Exeter, Devon, England 1630; arrived at Dorchester, MA May 30, 1630 in the 'Mary & John'; founder of Windsor, CT 1637. Rev. John WARHAM and Rev. John MAVERICK were both ministers at Dorchester until the latter's death. Rev. Ephraim HUIT arrived at Windsor in 1639 to assist Rev. WARHAM. In his will of 1623, John's father implies that John was then single with the phrase "in case he should marry." The purported will of Rev. John WARHAM was rejected by the court Nov. 23, 1670, and administration of his estate was granted to his threee sons-in-law. The estate had been inventoried on Apr. 30, 1670 at £1239.10.00. John was married first Jun. 8, 1625 at Stoke Abbott, Dorset to Susanna GOLLOPPE, who could have been the daughter of Gybbes GALLOP who married John's aunt Magdalen as her second husband. Susanna, who died in 1634 at Dorchester, MA, was the mother of his first five children. Married second in 1637, probably at Windsor, CT; and third Oct. 9, 1662 Abigail SEARLE (d. May 18, 1684, Windsor, CT), widow of John BRANKER.[6]

Facts and Events

  • Name[1] Rev. John Warham
  • Gender Male
  • Christening[1] 9 Oct 1595 Crewkerne, Somerset, England
  • Degree[1][3] 1614 B.A., St Mary Hall, Oxford.
  • Degree[1][3] 1618 M.A. St Mary Hall, Oxford
  • Ordination[3] 23 May 1619 Silverton, Devon, England
  • Marriage 8 Jun 1625 Stoke Abbott, Dorset, England to Susanna Gollop
  • Emigration[1][2][3] 1630 On the Mary & John
  • Residence[1] 1630 Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
  • Ordination[3] 30 May 1630 Plymouth, Devon, England For service in New England.
  • Other[1][2] 18 May 1631 Admitted freeman of Massachusetts Bay.
  • Residence[1] 1636 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
  • Marriage bef 1637 to Jane Dabinott
  • Marriage Contract 12 Sep 1662 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States to Abigail Searle
  • Marriage 9 Oct 1662 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States to Abigail Searle
  • Death[1][2][3] 1 Apr 1670 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
  • Burial[1][7] 4 Apr 1670 Palisado Cemetery, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
  • Estate Inventory[1] 30 Apr 1670 £1239. 10s.; £687 in real estate.
  • Occupation[1][2][3] Minister.

Source: http://www.werelate.org/wiki/Person:John_Warham_%281%29

References:

  • John Warham, in Anderson, Robert Charles. The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995), 3:1925-28.
    • ORIGIN: Exeter, Devonshire.
    • FREEMAN: Requested 19 October 1630 and admitted 18 May 1631 [MBCR 1:80, 366].
    • BIRTH: Baptized Crewkerne, Somersetshire, 9 October 1595, son of Richard and Agnes (Cook alias Howper) Warham [M&JCH 12:6] (aged about seventy-six in 1668 [WMJ 875]).
    • DEATH: Windsor 1 April 1670 [Manwaring 1:246; CTVR 22; Grant 69, 83].
  • John Warham, in Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England: Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, on the Basis of Farmer's Register. (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co, 1860-1862), 4:417-418. "Warham, John, Dorchester, came in the Mary and John from Plymouth 1630, having been a min. at Exeter in Co. Devon, where capt. Roger Clap, wh. in his humble, but invalu. tract, gives the best acco. of him, had in his youth, heard his teaching; yet we kn. not, at wh. of the univ. he was bred, if at either, tho. so much may be presum. as he was episcop. ord. At Plymouth, bef. embarc. he with an elder br. in the gospel, Rev. John Maverick, and many of their fellow passeng. had formed a strictly congregatio. ch. He was sw. a freem. 18 May 1631, and the w. wh. he brot. d. 1634, without having ch. as is believ. Ano. w. Abigail, m. a. Oct. 1662, wid. of John Branker, outliv. him, and d. 18 May 1684, but she was not the mo. of his four ds. for her former h. did not die bef. 1662. He was with the body of his ch. rem. 1635 to Windsor, and there officiat. till his d. 1 Apr. 1670, tho. for near six yrs. preced. a dissatisf. party of the worshippers had desired the serv. of a younger preach. From the whole page of Magn. III. 121, it is found that he was afflict. with melancholy in his latter days, and earlier had deliv. sermons from notes; but betw. these two distinguish. traits of his life, no connex. is pretended by the profound author. His d. Abigail, bapt. at W. 27 May 1638, m. Oct. 1658, Thomas Allyn; Sarah, b. 28 Aug. 1642, m. 11 May 1664, Return Strong, and d. 26 Dec. 1678; and youngest d. Esther, bapt. 8 Dec. 1644, m. Rev. Eleazer Mather of Northampton, and next Solomon Stoddard, and bore ch. to ea. Of the sec. d. Hepzibah, bapt. 9 Aug. 1640, rept. of her d. 1647 is furnish. The mo. Jane, wh. he m. at W. no doubt, tho. date is not found, nor parent, d. at Norwalk, 23 Apr. 1645, says the Parson's transcr. of Windsor rec. in Geneal. Reg. V. 363, tho. we might be sure this is wrong, for the town of N. was not sett. for more than four yrs. later. She d. Apr. 1655."
  • John Warham, A.M., in Weis, Frederick Lewis. The Colonial Clergy and the Colonial Churches of New England. (Lancaster, Massachusetts: The Society of the Descendants of the Colonial Clergy, 1936), 215. "John Warham, A.M., b. 1595; St Mary's Hall, Oxford, A.B., 1614; A.M., 1618; Ord. by the Bishop of Exeter at Silferton, Devon, May 23, 1619; minister at Exeter, Devonshire, England; Ord. Plymouth, England, Mar. 30, 1630, for service in N. E.; came in the "Mary and John," 1630, to Dorchester; sett. Dorchester, 1630-1635, as junior minister; sett, Windsor, Ct., 1636-1669, as the first minister; administered the Lord's Supper for others but refused to partake himself; d. Windsor, Ct., Apr. 1, 1670."
  • Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. Records of Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1638-1925, Bk I p. 52. "Mr. John Wareham dyed Apr 1st 1670 and was buryed Apr the 4th"
  • John Maverick, in Anderson, Robert Charles. The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995), 2:1241-43. "(Rev. John Maverick died) Dorchester 3 February 1635[/6] (Mr. John Maverick, teacher of the church of Dorchester, died, being near sixty years of age. He was a [blank] man of a very humble spirit, and faithful in furthering the work of the Lord here, both in the churches and civil state" [WJ 1:216])."
  • Lawrence, Steve. Kinnexions.com, [1], Accessed 9 Mar 2013. citing Great Migration Begins
  • FindAGrave: Rev John Warham, in Find A Grave.

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Burial

Find A Grave Memorial# 8711974 The Congretational Churchyard is also known as Palisado Cemetery.

Tomb Inscription

"In memory of Rev. John Wareham. He was installed Pastor of this Church at its organization in Plymouth, England in 1630. They arrived in this country the thirteen of May the same year, and remained in Dorchester, Mass. five years, when they removed to this town. Here Mr. Wareham continued his pastoral labors to his flock until April, 1670 when he slept in the Lord. He was among the most eminent of New England's early Divined."

Note: Need to check spelling of name in inscription - Wareham or Warham?

Notes

  • Occupation: first minister of Windsor, Hartford County, CT. Source: diary of Elizabeth Prudence Wakeley Patchin, p. 205
  • Birth: 9 Oct 1595, Oxford, England or Somerset, England or Yarcombe, Devonshire, England Source: Web page [Note: claimed to be from The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, Vols. I-III, by Robert Charles Anderson (Boston, 1995).] The year of Rev. John Warham's birth is variously given as 1592 and 1595, but most citations are for 1595.
  • Death: 19 Apr 1670, Windsor, Hartford Co., CT Source: Web page
  • Burial: Congregational Church Yard, Windsor, Hartford Co., CT Source: Web page
  • Baptism: 9 Oct 1595, St.Bartholomews Ch., Crewkerne, Somerset, England Source: Web page
  • Graduation: 14 Nov 1614, BA, St. Mary Hall, Oxford, England Source: Web page
  • Graduation: 18 May 1618, MA, St. Mary Hall, Oxford, England Source: Web page
  • Immigration: 30 May 1630, arrived Dorchester, MA aboard "Mary & John" Source: Web page
  • Ordination: 23 May 1619, Silverton, Devonshire, England Source: Web page
  • Ordination: 30 Mar 1630, Plymouth, England Source: Web page
  • Honor: 1637, founder of Windsor, CT Source: Web page

Parents are incorrect below according to the Great Migration project, nor did he marry Cecilia Hatche

http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/w/a/t/Jeannie--Watts/GENE1-0029.html

John Wareham, died Unknown. He was the son of Thomas Wareham and Susan Cotterell. John married Suzan Unknown.

Child of John Wareham and Suzan Unknown

  1. Rev. John Warham, born 1593 in Exiter, Devenshire, England; died April 1, 1670 in CT; married (1) Abagail Bronker; married (2) Cecilia Hatche; married (3) Unknown; married (4) Jane Dabinott 1637 in Hartford Co. CT.

John Dabinott, Sr., born January 29, 1552/53 in England; died Bef. March 5, 1624/25 in England. He was the son of Thomas Dabinott, Sr. and A. Rawlin. He married Joanna Collins November 26, 1597. (Joanna Collins was born Abt 1564 in England; died Aft. 1624 in England.)

Children of John Dabinott and Joanna Collins

  1. Jane Dabinott, born Abt 1610 in England; died April 23, 1645 in CT; married (1) Thomas Newberry, Sr. 1630; married (2) Rev. John Warham 1637 in Hartford Co. CT.
  2. Thomas Dabinott, born Abt 1602; died Unknown.
  3. Rawlin Dabinott, born 1604; died Unknown.
  4. Johane Dabinott, born Abt 1606; died Unknown; married Edward Smith June 26, 1625 in England; died Unknown.
  5. John Dabinott, Jr., born Abt 1608; died Unknown.

https://familysearch.org/photos/artifacts/10647483

John Warham was baptised on October 9, 1595, in Crewkerne, the son of Richard Waring or Richard WARHAM and Agnes COOK alias HOWPER.


http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=tazhub1&id=I1011

  • Father: Richard Warham b: BEF 08 DEC 1565 in Maiden Newton, Dorset, England c: 08 DEC 1565 in Maiden Newton, Dorset, England
  • Mother: Agnes Hooper|Cooke b: BEF 05 OCT 1562 in Crewkerne, Somerset, England c: 05 OCT 1562 in Crewkerne, Somerset, England

Marriage 1 Jane Dabinott c: 12 JUN 1611 in Chardstock, Dorset, England Married: 1637 in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut

Children

  1. Has Children Abigail Warham b: BEF 27 MAY 1638 in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut c: 27 MAY 1638 in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut
  2. Has No Children Hepzibah Warham b: BEF 09 AUG 1640 in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut c: 09 AUG 1640 in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut
  3. Has No Children Sarah Warham b: 28 AUG 1642 in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut
  4. Has Children Esther Warham b: BEF 08 DEC 1644 in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut

Marriage 2 Susanna Golloppe Married: 08 JUN 1625 in Stoke Abbott, Dorset, England

Children

  1. Has No Children Samuel Warham b: in England
  2. Has No Children Mary Warham b: BEF 26 DEC 1628 in Devon, England c: 26 DEC 1628 in St Sidwells, Exeter, Devon, England
  3. Has No Children Susanna Warham b: BEF 14 NOV 1629 in Exeter, Devon, England c: 14 NOV 1629 in St Sidwells, Exeter, Devon, England

Marriage 3 Abigail Searle Married: 09 OCT 1662 in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut

Sources:

  • Title: Search for the Passengers of the Mary & John 1630, Volume Info: Vol 12 Abbrev: M&J Vol 12 Author: Mary & John Clearing House Publication: 1989
  • Title: Search for the Passengers of the Mary & John 1630, Volume Info: Vol 11 Abbrev: M&J Vol 11 Author: Mary and John Clearing House Publication: 1988
  • Title: Search for the Passengers of the Mary & John 1630, Volume Info: Vol 9 Abbrev: M&J Vol 9 Author: Mary & John Clearing House Publication: 1987
  • Reference: WikiTree Genealogy - SmartCopy: Feb 19 2017, 10:36:12 UTC
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Rev. John Warham's Timeline

1595
October 9, 1595
Crewkerne, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
October 9, 1595
Stbartholomew, Crewkerne, Somerset, Eng
October 9, 1595
St Bartholomew, Crewkerne, Somersetshire, England
October 9, 1595
St. Bartholomew, Crewkerne, Somersetshire, England
October 9, 1595
St Bartholomew, Crewkerne, Somersetshire, England
October 9, 1595
St Bartholomew's, Crewkerne, Somerset
December 9, 1595
Crewkerne, Somerset, England
1628
December 26, 1628
Age 33
Exeter, Devon, England, United Kingdom
1629
November 14, 1629
Age 33
Exeter, Devon, England