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Great Migration: Passengers of the Truelove 1635

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  • Martha Beamsley (c.1607 - bef.1668)
    Biography Martha Hallor's date/place of birth and parents are unknown. She was the widow of Edward Bushnell and second wife of William Beamsley.[1][2][3] She was probably born about 1607 (based on da...
  • “Goodman” Edmund Bushnell, Sr. (bef.1606 - 1636)
    2. Edmund Bushnell , called by Gov. Winthrop, "Goodman," (R-2), bapt. Horsham, co. Sussex, Eng. 27 Apr. 1606 (R-1), d. Ten Hills Farm, Medford, Mass. 28 Mar. 1636 (R-2), son of Francis Bushnell and Fer...
  • John Norris, of Southold (c.1617 - 1667)
    Not a known child of Rev. Edward Norris, of Salem John Norris Birth 1617, Glouchester(?), England Death aft 1667 parents unknown. Spouses ?? Children include ? Probably NOT Nicholas Norr...
  • Ens. John Stream (1621 - 1685)
    ENS. JOHN STREAM * Milford Cemetery, Milford, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA * Plot: BURIED IN THE OLDEST PART OF THE MILFORD CEMETERY Birth: 1621, England Death: 1685 Milford New Haven County Conn...
  • Richard Swain, of Nantucket (1595 - 1682)
    D: I67953# Name: Richard Swain# Given Name: Richard# Surname: Swain 1 2# Name: Richard Swain# Given Name: Richard# Surname: Swain 3 4# Name: Richard (Swayne) Swain# Given Name: Richard (Swayne)# Surnam...

The Truelove left London, England Sept 1635 with her master, John Gibbs, arriving in Massachusetts Bay. The following alphabetical roll is from her departure point, not necessarily who landed. Passenger count was listed as 66, but there are 67 names listed.

"xix Sept 1635

Theis under-written names are to be transported to New england imbarqued in the Truelove Jo: Gibbs Mr, the Men have taken the oaths of Alleg: & Suprem."

Alphabetical listing with age and roll

Charles Banks Topo lists:

  • George and William Barstow from Risborough, Princes, Buckinghamshire, aboard the Truelove, bound for Dedham, Mass. Ref: Banks, Mass. 36 page 10.

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