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Great Migration: Passengers of the Abigail, 1628

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From The Abigail and John Endicott:

On 20th June 1628 the ship Abigail set sail from Weymouth with many Dorset emigrants bound for New England. Under Henry Gauden, the master, they arrived in Salem, Massachusetts on 6th September. This particular passage was important as it carried the new government for the London Plantation. The governor was John Endicott.

Passengers known to be on board the Abigail from Weymouth 1628

  1. John Endicott
  2. Mrs Anna Endicott (wife of John)
  3. Charles Gott of Cambridge, England
  4. Richard Brackenbury of Folke or Holnest, Dorset
  5. William Brackenbury of Folke or Holnest, Dorset
  6. Hugh Laskin of Childhay, Dorset
  7. Mrs Laskin
  8. Edith Laskin
  9. Lawrence Leach, possibly from Ash, Martock, Somerset
  10. Roger Morey of Drimpton, Dorset
  11. John Elford of Chetnole, Dorset
  12. Thomas Pucker of Upcerne, Dorset
  13. Captain Richard Davenport
  14. Mathias Button
  15. Humphrey Woodberry with his father
  16. Ralph Sprague of Upwey (son of Edward)
  17. Richard Sprague (brother of Ralph)
  18. William Sprague (brother of Ralph and Richard)