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Great Migration: Passengers of the Fortune, 1621

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  • Deacon Robert Cushman (1577 - 1625)
    Came to America on the Fortune in 1621. He left England in August, 1621 and arrived at Cape Cod Nov. 9, 1621. Robert returned to England on the Fortune in December 1621 on business for Plymouth Plantat...
  • William Palmer, of Duxbury (1581 - bef.1637)
    Pilgrim Village Families Sketch: William Palmer (the father) Robert Charles Anderson Birth: William Palmer was born in England about 1581 (based on the estimated date of his first marriage). De...
  • Thomas Prence, Governor of Plymouth Colony (1600 - 1673)
    Thomas Prence had 4 wives. 1) Patience Brewster 2) Mary Collier 3) Apphia (Quick) Freeman (divorced from Samuel Freeman) and 4) Mary (?) Howes (widow of Thomas Howes) Note: Thomas Prince, Senior, car...
  • Moses Simmons, of Duxbury (1604 - bef.1691)
    Moses (Symonson) Simmons Birth: January 1, 1604 Leiden, Rhynland (present Zuid-Holland), Holland, Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden (Present The Netherlands) Death: between June 17, 168...
  • William Hilton (1585 - 1655)
    William Hilton Summary ORIGIN: London MIGRATION: 1621 in Fortune FIRST RESIDENCE: Plymouth REMOVES. Piscataqua, Dover 1628, Kittery 1648, York 1651 OCCUPATION: Tavern keeper and ferry ope...

Fortune Passenger List

The ship Fortune with Master Thomas Barton, arrived at Plymouth on November 9, 1621, just a few weeks after the First Thanksgiving. This passenger list is based on the 1623 Division of Land, the passenger list compiled by Charles Edward Banks in Planters of the Commonwealth, and by the information found in Eugene Aubrey Stratton's Plymouth Colony: Its History and its People, 1620-1691.

  1. Adams John (From Wapping, Stephney, Middlesex, bound for Plymouth. Ref: Banks Mss. 36 pg 113)
  2. Basset William (From Bethnal Green, Stephney, Middlesex, bound for Plymouth. Ref: Banks Mss. 36 pg 113)
  3. Basset Elizabeth, wife
  4. Beale William
  5. Bompasse Edward
  6. Brewster Jonathan, oldest son of Elder Brewster
  7. Briggs Clement (From Southwark, Surrey, bound for Plymouth. Ref: Pope. 36 pg 169)
  8. Bumpas Edward (From St Bartholomew, London, bound for Plymouth. Ref: Banks Mss. 36 pg 99)
  9. Cannon John
  10. Conner William
  11. Cushman Robert (From Canterbury, Kent, bound for Plymouth. Ref: Pope. 36 pg 76)
  12. Cushman Thomas, son abt 12 (From Canterbury, Kent, bound for Plymouth. Ref: Pope. 36 pg 76)
  13. Deane Steven (From Southwark, Surrey, bound for Plymouth. Ref: Banks Mss. 36 pg 169)
  14. Flavell Thomas & son (wife was on the Anne) (From Stephney, Middlesex, bound for Plymouth. Ref: Banks Mss. 36 pg 113)
  15. Ford ______ (presumably son William)(William. from Southwark, S Olave, Surrey, bound for Plymouth. Ref: Banks Mss. 36 pg 169)
  16. Ford Widow Martha, wife
  17. Ford Martha, daughter
  18. Ford John, son, born the day of arrival
  19. Hicks Robert (From Southwark, Surrey, bound for Plymouth. Ref: Pope. 36 pg 169)
  20. Hilton William (From Northwich bound for Plymouth 1623. Dover N.H. 1624. Ref: Banks, Mass. 36 pg 14)
  21. Morgan Bennet (Benedict, from Clerkenwell, St James, Middlesex, bound for Plymouth. Ref: Banks Mss. 36 pg 110)
  22. Morton Thomas - his son, Thomas Morton, Jr., arrived on the Anne
  23. Nicolas Austen
  24. Noye de la Philipe
  25. Palmer William (From Stephney, Middlesex, bound for Plymouth. Ref: Banks Mss. 36 pg 113)
  26. Palmer William, son
  27. Pitt William (From St Peter, Vincula Tower, London, bound for Plymouth. Ref: Banks Mss. 36 pg 103)
  28. Prence Thomas - Married Patience Brewster, the Elder's daughter (Prince, from All Hallows Barking, London or Stephney, Middlesex, bound for Plymouth and Eastham. Ref: Savage. 36 pg 98 & 113)
  29. Simonson Moses
  30. Statie Hugh
  31. Steward James
  32. Tench William
  33. Winslow John, brother of Govenor Winslow (From Droitwich, Worchest. bound for Plymouth. Ref: Pope. 36 pg 184)
  34. Wright William (From Austerfield, Worchest. bound for Plymouth. Ref: Par Reg. 36 pg 184)

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