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Reverend Simon Bradstreet, I

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Birthplace: Horbling Parish, Lincolnshire, England
Death: September 02, 1621 (37-45)
Horbling, Lincolnshire, England
Place of Burial: Horbling, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Symond Bradstreet and Margaret Bradstreet
Husband of Margaret Bradstreet
Father of Governor Simon Bradstreet, II; Samuel or Semwell Bradstreet; Mercy Bradstreet and John Bradstreet

Occupation: Rector of the parish church, Vicar, Reverend, Clergyman
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About Reverend Simon Bradstreet, I

Husband: Simon Bradstreet

Born: ABT. 1580 Place: Horbling Parish, Lincolnshire, England

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Wife: Margaret

Born: ABT. 1584 Place: Horbling Parish, Lincolnshire, England

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Child 1 (M): Simon Bradstreet

Born: MAR 1603/04 Place: Horbling, Lincolnshire, England

Died: 27 MAR 1697 Place: Salem, Essex, Massachusetts

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Spouses: Anne Downing, Ann Dudley

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Child 2 (M): Samuel Bradstreet

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Child 3 (F): Mercy Bradstreet

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Child 4 (M): John Bradstreet

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BIOGRAPHY: Simon Bradstreet was on of the first Fellows of Emanuel College, Cambridge University, England and Vicar of Horbling Lincolnshire from 1596 to 1621.

!BIOGRAPHY-CHILDREN: Colonial Families of the United States of America, edited by George Norbury Mackenzie, Genealogical Publishing Company, Baltimore, Maryland, 1966, pages 182-185 (Tifton Tift County Public Library).

!CHILDREN: Family tree chart prepared by Stanwood E Flitner, Englewood, New Jersey, 1934 for Orlando Nelson Dana and Clara H. Lequin. Copies in possession of Diane Blanton Bargeron and June Blanton.

!CHILDREN: Genealogical Directory of the First Settlers of New England Showing Three Generations of those who came before May 1692 on the basis of farmers register, Volume I, by James Savage, Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Company, 1990, pages 235-236 (Tifton Tift County Public Library, Tifton, Georgia).

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BIOGRAPHY: Simon Bradstreet attended Cambridge University from 1621-1624. He was steward to Countess of Warwick, he was chosen assistant Judge of Court of Colony on Massachusetts Bay prior to departure of colonist from England under Winthrop in 1630. With his father-in-law, Thomas Dudley he founded Cambridge Massachusetts in 1631. He was Secretary of the United Colonies of New England, he was an envoy from Massachusetts to congratulate Charles II on the restoration to the throne in 1661. He was deputy Governor of Massachusetts from 1673 to 1679. He was Governor of Massachusetts from 1679 to 1686 and from 1689 to 1692, being the last Governor under the original charter. He was in service of the colony for 62 years. His children are: Samuel Bradstreet, Dorothy Bradstreet, Sarah Bradstreet, Simon Bradstreet, Hannah Bradstreet, Dudley Bradstreet, Mercy Bradstreet, and John Bradstreet. He married a second time to Anna Downing sister of Sir George Downing who was ambassador of Cromwell and Charles II to Holland (Colonial Families of the United States of America, edited by George Norbury Mackenzie, Genealogical Publishing Company, Baltimore, Maryland, 1966, pages 182-185).

BIOGRAPHY: Simon Bradstreet was born 1603 at Horbling in Lincolnshire, England according to this source. He was the son of Simon Bradstreet a minister. He lived at Emanuel and went to Cambridge University in 1617 and matriculated 9 Jul 1618 as a sizer. He had his AB in 1620 and AM in 1624. He came over in the fleet with Winthrop in 1630 and was chosen an Assistant 18 Mar 1630 and continued by annual election for 48 years. He was Secretary 23 Aug 1630 until 1636. He was Deputy Governor from 1673 until 1678, and Governor from 1679 to 1686, and aGeorgiain after the rising aGeorgiainst Sir E. Andros from 1689 to 1692. Simon Bradstreet's first wife, Ann Dudley, daughter of Governor Thomas Dudley, a lady of some celebrity for her poetical talents. She died 16 Sep 1672 at Andover. They married in 1628. Simon Bradstreet married a second time to Ann Downing, the widow of Capt. Joseph Georgiardner and daughter of Emanuel Downing. She was younger than him by 30 years. They were married on 6 Jun 1676. Simon Bradstreet died 27 Mar 1697. More information on his children: Dorothy married 14 Jun 1654 Rev. Seaborn Cotton, Sarah married Richard Hubbard of Ipswich and Capt. Samuel Ward, Simon b. 28 Sep 1640 and graduated from Harvard College in 1660 - he was ordained 5 Oct 1670 married his first cousin Lucy Woodbridge daughter of Rev. John Woodbridge on 2 Oct 1667 and died in 1683, Hannah married Andrew Wiggins of Exeter on 3 Jun 1659, Mercy b. 1647 married Major Nathaniel Wade on 31 Oct 1672. Son Dudley Bradstreet b. 1648 was Colonel of the Militia named by James II of the Council to Gov. Joseph Dudley - a member of the Council of Safety in 1689 married Ann Wood 12 Nov 1673 the widow of Theodore Price - In the ferocious prosecution in 1692 for witchcraft he was so lenient that his neighbors strongly suspected him of the same horrid or ludicrous offense. Son John Bradstreet b. 22 Jul 1652 married Sarah Perkins 17 Jun 1679, she was the daughter of Rev William Perkins. He lived in Salem but spent most of his days in Topsfield. He died 11 Jan 1719. Son Samuel Bradstreet graduated from Harvard College in 1653. He went to England and spent four years as his mother tells making verses on each event there. He had studied for a profession as a physician. He was a Representative for Andover. He married Mercy Tyng, daughter Captain William Tyng. Gov. Bradstreet lived in Cambridge, Ipswich, Boston, and a few years at Andover. After Sep 1695 he lived in Salem (Genealogical Directory of the First Settlers of New England, Volume I, by James Savage, Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Company, 1990, page 236).

!BIOGRAPHY-RESIDENCE-CHILDREN-SPOUSE: Colonial Families of the United States of America, edited by George Norbury Mackenzie, Genealogical Publishing Company, Baltimore, Maryland, 1966, pages 182-185. (Tifton Tift County Public Library).

!CHILDREN-SPOUSE-PARENTS: Family tree chart prepared by Stanwood E Flitner, Englewood, New Jersey, 1934 for Orlando Nelson Dana and Clara H. Lequin. Copies in possession of Diane Blanton Bargeron and June Blanton.

!BIOGRAPHY-PARENTS-CHILDREN-SPOUSE: Genealogical Directory of the First Settlers of New England Showing Three Generations of those who came before May 1692 on the basis of farmers register, Volume I, by James Savage, Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Company, 1990, page 236 (Tifton Tift County Public Library, Tifton, Georgia.)

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Tifton, Georgia 31794



Settled in Boston in 1630; and later moved to Salem, in 1679 he became Governor of the Colony.


Preached in Lincolnshire, England and MIddleburg, Holland

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Reverend Simon Bradstreet, I's Timeline

1580
1580
Horbling Parish, Lincolnshire, England
1602
March 18, 1602
Age 22
Horbling, Lincolnshire, England
September 19, 1602
Age 22
Horbling, Lincolnshire, England
1605
March 9, 1605
Age 25
Horbling, Lincolnshire, England
1606
February 8, 1606
Age 26
Horbling, Lincolnshire, England
1621
September 2, 1621
Age 41
Horbling, Lincolnshire, England
September 2, 1621
Age 41
Horbling, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
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Horbling, Lincolnshire, England