Hannah Joseph1

ID #1161, (s 1635-)

Family: John Beardsley b. 2 Nov 1633, d. 19 Nov 1718

Biography:
  • Last Edited: 26 Apr 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S467] Donald Hofmann, family tree titled "The Family of Donald J. Hofmann And Charlotte A. Spicer", RootsWeb World Connect, www.rootsweb.com, from database named pawpaw4750, Dec 2007.
  2. [S204] Assumption of Researcher,.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Joseph Smith

ID #1162, (s 1639-)

Family: Ruth Beardsley b. s 1636, d. a 1668

Biography:
  • Last Edited: 3 May 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S204] Assumption of Researcher,.
  2. [S549] Delwin Remington, family tree titled "Ancestral Lines of Luella Lucinda Roberts; Grandmother of Donald Woolsey Hall", RootsWeb World Connect, wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, from database named :2552311, updated Jun 2003, viewed Dec 2007.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Stephen Curtiss1

ID #1163, (1673-1723)

Family: Sarah Minor b. 19 Jun 1678

Biography:
  • Last Edited: 18 Nov 2014

Sources of Information

  1. [S481] Harold Henderson, family tree titled "ancestor exchange!", RootsWeb World Connect, www.rootsweb.com, updated Sep 2007, viewed Sep 2007 , Not Available as of Feb 2015.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


James Beebe

ID #1164, (c 1641-1738/39)

Family: Rebecca Beardsley b. c 1645

Biography:
  • Last Edited: 3 Dec 2014

Sources of Information

  1. [S329] Ray W Justus, family tree titled "Justus Painter Families", RootsWeb World Connect, www.rootsweb.com, from database named rwjustus, updated Jan 2008, viewed Jan 2008.
  2. [S509] Denise Oberlies, family tree titled "Denise's Research Files", RootsWeb WorldConnect, wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, from database named my_research, updated Aug 2003, viewed Sep 2007.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Abigail Clark

ID #1165, (1641-b 1727)

Family: Samuel Beardsley b. c 1638, d. 24 Dec 1708

Biography:
  • Last Edited: 12 Nov 2014

Sources of Information

  1. [S481] Harold Henderson, family tree titled "ancestor exchange!", RootsWeb World Connect, www.rootsweb.com, Sep 2007 , Not Available as of Feb 2015.
  2. [S481] Harold Henderson, family tree titled "ancestor exchange!", RootsWeb World Connect, www.rootsweb.com, Dec 2007 , Not Available as of Feb 2015.
  3. [S482] Karen, family tree titled "GIBLIN-LUPTON FAMILY GENEALOGY", RootsWeb WorldConnect, wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, from database named jkgiblin, Dec 2007.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Nathaniel Dickinson1,2

ID #1166, (b 1626/27-1711)

Family 1: Hannah Beardsley b. 1642, d. 23 Feb 1679

Family 2: Elizabeth Hawks b. 10 Jan 1647, d. 1725

Biography:
  • Last Edited: 2 Jun 2015

Sources of Information

  1. [S999] Julie Barrows, family tree titled "Black/NobleCT", RootsWeb World Connect, www.rootsweb.com, from database named blackandnob, updated Jun 2009, viewed Sep 2009 , name Dickenson.
  2. [S83] William Richard Cutter, New England Families Genealogical and Familial, digitized by Google Books viewed on ancestry.com page 570.
  3. [S486] Dave Utzinger, family tree titled "Dave Utzinger's Database", RootsWeb WorldConnect, wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, from database named michelotti, updated Nov 2009, viewed Nov 2009.
  4. [S999] Julie Barrows, family tree titled "Black/NobleCT", RootsWeb World Connect, www.rootsweb.com, from database named blackandnob, updated Jun 2009, viewed Sep 2009 , birth 15 Aug 1643 in Wethersfield - I don't think is correct.
  5. [S1043] DL Jacobus, History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, (New Haven: The Tuttle, Morehouse and Taylor Company, 1930-1932) , vol 1 p 46.
  6. [S999] Julie Barrows, family tree titled "Black/NobleCT", RootsWeb World Connect, www.rootsweb.com, from database named blackandnob, updated Jun 2009, viewed Sep 2009.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Ruth Goodwin

ID #1167, (1662-1732)

Family: Daniel Beardsley b. c 1644, d. 7 Oct 1730

Biography:
  • Last Edited: 27 Nov 2014

Sources of Information

  1. [S61] D L Jacobus, History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, (New Haven: The Tuttle, Moorehouse & Taylor Company, 1930-1932) , Vol 1 p 679.
  2. [S482] Karen, family tree titled "GIBLIN-LUPTON FAMILY GENEALOGY", RootsWeb WorldConnect, wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, from database named jkgiblin, Dec 2007.
  3. [S508] Evelyn Beran, family tree titled "Sanford-Shulsen Family", RootsWeb World Connect, www.rootsweb.com, from database named sanford-shulsen, updated Jun 2009, viewed Aug 2009.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Obadiah Dickinson

ID #1168, (1641-1698)

Family: Sarah Beardsley b. c 1648, d. 24 Dec 1706

Biography:
  • Last Edited: 17 Nov 2014

Sources of Information

  1. [S486] Dave Utzinger, family tree titled "Dave Utzinger's Database", RootsWeb WorldConnect, wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, from database named michelotti, updated Nov 2009, viewed Nov 2009.
  2. [S1499] John Insley Coddington, "The Brownson, Bronson, or Brinson Family of Earl's Colne, Essex, England, - Connecticut, and South Carolina" The American Genealogist, online www.newenglandancestors.org, Previously published in hard copy (Boston, MA: NEHGR).

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


William Bucknam

ID #1169, (1602-1679)

Family 1: Sarah Wilkinson b. c 1618

Family 2: Sarah Knower b. 1622, d. a 1679

Biography:
  • William Bucknam was born in 1602, in Ipswich, Suffolk, England.1
  • He immigrated on the ship Abigail, one of the fleet of eleven ships and 900 immigrants led by John Winthrop. Both of the women he married, Sarah Wilkinson and Sarah Knower also arrived in the same fleet with their parents. arriving in 1630.2
  • William was brought over from England in order to build a house for Matthew Craddock, governor of a commercial company in England, for his future residence (he never came).3
  • William bought land in Chelsea, MA in 1632, in the Mystic Side in 1647 and in Everett in Nov 1664.2
  • He married Sarah Wilkinson c 1634 in Malden, Massachusetts.4
  • William Bucknam married Sarah Knower, daughter of Thomas Knower and Mrs Noel (Unknown) Knower, c 1640 in Malden, Massachusetts.1,4
  • He reconstructed the old Knower house. He also built his own home, which remained in the Bucknam family for over 100 years. It was a farm, with orchards and brooks. He owned slaves; later his son freed the slaves. There were several brooks of running water on the estate. A great quantity of clam shells, probably left by Indians, was dug up on the property. Such names as "Lower Orchard", "Upper Orchard", "Baiting Ground", "Pasture Land", Gravel Pit", "Meadow Land", and "Button Wood" were associated with the estate, and it was in the general area of what was then known as Johnson's Playne.2
  • In 1667 when he made his Will, he refers to many things that were then modern and only the prosperous could have... [He had the] respect of his neighbors, and townsmen. He was a devout and sincere Christian, and instilled the fear of God into the hearts of all his family, taught all his children to read and write, which could not be said of all of Malden's citizens of even a later date. Old records show that he was prominent in the Town Affairs, his judgment often sought, and his decision being regarded as final."---(From an article written to be read and printed in connection with an organization called "National Society of Puritan Descendants", 5 Dec. 1898.2
  • William Bucknam died on 28 Mar 1679 in Charlestown, Massachusetts.5
  • He was buried at the Bell Rock Cemetery in Malden, Massachusetts.5
  • He left a will dated 3 Jun 1667. With a codicil added 5 Feb 1678.2
  • To view the will, please click here:.6
    William Bucknam

    His will was made June 3, 1667, with a codicil February 5, 1678, and proved June 17, 1679. He mentions his first born son John, his wife Sarah that is now, and his first wife, John's mother. John was taken by his grandmother and served her as an apprentice till he as 21. He had a portion from his grandmother instead of the portion due me in right of his mother, amounting to 20. He gave his wife Sarah his dwelling; names his son Joseph, her eldest son; his son William, and my brother George "Knore". Son John to have 5. My other children, viz.: Edward, Samuel, Mercie, Sara and Mehitable, 10 each. To son Samuel, being weakly, 10. To daughter Elizabeth 10s., having given her her portion at marriage. Wife Sarah to be sole executrix. Mr. Joseph Hills and Capt. John Wayte to be overseers. (Middlesex C., Probate #3406) He built a house in Bucknam's Lane (now Bucknam Street, Everett) before 1675; demolished in 1875.***-----From "Decendents of Thomas Knower" by Diane Ellen Isaacson www.familytreemaker.com/users/i/s/a/Diane-E-Isaacson
  • Last Edited: 30 Jun 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S486] Dave Utzinger, family tree titled "Dave Utzinger's Database", RootsWeb WorldConnect, wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, from database named michelotti, updated Oct 2007, viewed Nov 2007.
  2. [S1598] Richard Bucknam,Maine family web site titled "Buckman and Bucknam Families of America", Family Tree Maker, http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/b/u/c/…, viewed Feb 2011.
  3. [S1599] Martha Joanna Lamb, The Homes of America, New York: D Appleton and Company, 1920, digitized by Google Books www.books.google.com, Google Books p 42-44.
  4. [S152] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700 original date 1860-1862; reprint Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1985), p 235.
  5. [S969] Barbara, family tree titled "Bucknam, Neuenschwander, Breneman, Rosch, Patterson, Christie, Coleman, Spearman, Nufer", RootsWeb World Connect, www.rootsweb.com, from database named barbgeni, updated Feb 2010, viewed Jun 2010.
  6. [S1598] Richard Bucknam,Maine family web site titled "Buckman and Bucknam Families of America", Family Tree Maker, http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/b/u/c/…,.
  7. [S1085] Shane, family tree titled "Hamrick Family", RootsWeb WorldConnect, www.ancestry.com, from database named hamrick, updated Feb 2009, viewed Jun 2010.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Sarah Wilkinson1

ID #1170, (c 1618-)

Family: William Bucknam b. 1602, d. 28 Mar 1679

Biography:
  • Last Edited: 4 Apr 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S486] Dave Utzinger, family tree titled "Dave Utzinger's Database", RootsWeb WorldConnect, wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, from database named michelotti, updated Oct 2007, viewed Nov 2007.
  2. [S152] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700 original date 1860-1862; reprint Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1985), p 235.
  3. [S1598] Richard Bucknam,Maine family web site titled "Buckman and Bucknam Families of America", Family Tree Maker, http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/b/u/c/…, viewed Feb 2011.
  4. [S969] Barbara, family tree titled "Bucknam, Neuenschwander, Breneman, Rosch, Patterson, Christie, Coleman, Spearman, Nufer", RootsWeb World Connect, www.rootsweb.com, from database named barbgeni, updated Feb 2010, viewed Jun 2010.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


George Knower

ID #1171, (c 1611-1674/75)

Family: Mrs Elizabeth (Unknown) Knower b. s 1623, d. a 3 Dec 1674

Biography:
  • George Knower was born c 1611.1,2
  • George immigrated in 1631 to Charlestown, Massachusetts, He lived on the Mystic side.2
  • George had a brother Thomas Knower, who was also at Charlestown.
  • He married Mrs Elizabeth (Unknown) Knower s 1639.3
  • James Burrett was brought to court for assaulting George Knower. The witnesses were Thomas Mudge and wife.4
  • George Knower lived in New England for nearly half a century, owned land and had a family, yet we know almost nothing about him. Nothing has been found to show that he held office or performed any civic service, or, on the other hand, that he was summoned to court by his neighbors or the town and colony authorities. He does not seem to have been a church member, and was not a freeman. Apparently he tended his crops and cattle and provided for his family, and otherwise avoided participation in the greater society around him.2
  • George Knower died on 13 Feb 1674/75 in Malden, Massachusetts.5
  • He left a will dated 3 Dec 1674. The inventory totalled £503 7s. 6d. Housing and land was £385.2
  • To view the will, please click here:.2

    (An abstract from the will, quoted in The Great Migration Begins)

    'George Knower aged 67 years or thereabouts' bequeathed to 'my loving and dear wife' her thirds, including two cows, 'during the life of Elizab[eth] Knower, wife of the aforesaid George Knower' with further instructions for 'my son Jonathan' to provide lamb's wool yearly, 'as also 4 lambs yearly and every year the aforesaid Elizab[eth] Kendall [sic] shall have of the aforesaid Jonathan to dispose of'; to 'my daughter Mary Merrable one half of my ten acres of land & one acre of marsh more or less lying next Mr. Bellingham on that side of a creek with half of a parcel of marsh lying at the bottom of the upland before mentioned'; to 'grandchild Hannah Bucknam the other half of the ten acres. . . and the half part of the marsh'; to 'grandchild Elizabeth Bucknam two cows' at eighteen or marriage; residue to 'my son Jonathan Knower'
  • Inventory of his estate was taken. It totalled £503 7s. 6d. Housing and land was £385.2
  • Last Edited: 30 Jun 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S1600] Dawn, family tree titled "Britton, Gray, Lundgren, Wedeman, and Many Many More", Rootsweb WorldConnect, wss.rootsweb.com, from database named ldygrey, updated Jul 2007, viewed Feb 2011 , birth=1608, place St Clements - no evidence for this in the source quoted. Great Migration has origins unknown.
  2. [S1084] Robert Anderson, The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633 Vols I-III, (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical society, 1995).
  3. [S204] Assumption of Researcher,.
  4. [S3638] Middlesex County, MA: Abstracts of Court Records, 1643-1676, online image database, digitized by NEHGS, 2003 New England Historic Genealogical Society. Original publication: Thomas Bellows Wyman Middlesex County, MA: Abstracts of Court Files, 1649-1675, unpublished abstracts.
  5. [S1600] Dawn, family tree titled "Britton, Gray, Lundgren, Wedeman, and Many Many More", Rootsweb WorldConnect, wss.rootsweb.com, from database named ldygrey, updated Jul 2007, viewed Feb 2011.
  6. [S29] Aaron Sargent, Sargent Genealogy in England and America, (Somerville, MA: privately published, 1895) , p 198.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Mrs Elizabeth (Unknown) Knower1,2,3

ID #1172, (s 1623-a 1674)

Family: George Knower b. c 1611, d. 13 Feb 1674/75

Biography:
  • Mrs Elizabeth (Unknown) Knower was born s 1623.4
  • She married George Knower s 1639.4
  • Mrs Elizabeth (Unknown) Knower died a 3 Dec 1674.5
  • Last Edited: 21 Feb 2016

Sources of Information

  1. [S1600] Dawn, family tree titled "Britton, Gray, Lundgren, Wedeman, and Many Many More", Rootsweb WorldConnect, wss.rootsweb.com, from database named ldygrey, updated Jul 2007, viewed Feb 2011 , last name=Kendall. I think this is incorrect - don't know where the Kendall came from. The Great Migration Begins does not list a last name.
  2. [S6] Zeigler Sargent, Sargentrivia (privately published), A family newspaper, Vol 2 No 22, Nov 1944.
  3. [S1084] Robert Anderson, The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633 Vols I-III, (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical society, 1995).
  4. [S204] Assumption of Researcher,.
  5. [S43] Richard Bucknam, family tree titled "Descendants of the Massachusetts Bucknam and Buckman families", RootsWeb WorldConnect, www.rootsweb.com, from database named thebucknams, updated Jun 2008, viewed Feb 2011.
  6. [S29] Aaron Sargent, Sargent Genealogy in England and America, (Somerville, MA: privately published, 1895) , p 198.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Simon Burr

ID #1173, (1618-1692/93)

Family: Mrs Hester (Unknown) Burr b. s 1628, d. 3 Feb 1692/93

Biography:
  • Simon Burr was baptized on 3 Jun 1618 in Sisted, Essex, England.
  • Simon had a prior marriage. His wife's name was unknown and she died on 23 Jul 1647.
  • He was in Hingham MA in 1645 where he was a grantee of lands. Yoeman, town overseer 1659, surveyor 1660-62, freeman 1664, juror for the county court 1671.
  • He married Mrs Hester (Unknown) Burr on Saturday, 28 Nov 1648 in Hingham, Massachusetts.
  • Simon Burr died on 7 Feb 1692/93 in Hingham, Massachusetts, at age 74 He died intestate.
  • Inventory of his estate was taken. Inventory of his estate was £326 1.6. Two-thirds of it was real estate. Also 4 cows, 2 oxen, other cattle, sheep, swine, horse, 3 cow bells.
  • Last Edited: 13 Feb 2016

Sources of Information

  1. [S570] Sharon, family tree titled "Our Royal Ancestors", RootsWeb World Connect, www.rootsweb.com, from database named royalancestors, updated May 2005, viewed Jun 2009.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Mrs Hester (Unknown) Burr

ID #1174, (s 1628-1692/93)

Family: Simon Burr b. 3 Jun 1618, d. 7 Feb 1692/93

Biography:
  • Mrs Hester (Unknown) Burr was born s 1628.1
  • She married Simon Burr, son of Henry Burre and Ann Fisher, on Saturday, 28 Nov 1648 in Hingham, Massachusetts.
  • Mrs Hester (Unknown) Burr died on 3 Feb 1692/93 in Hingham, Massachusetts.
  • Suffolk Court files: "Upon the sudden death of Easter Bur...we...[are] sworn to view the corps, we find that she was acsacary to her own death by rising out of her bed in the night and casting herselfe into a well of water and was found dead."
  • Last Edited: 7 Apr 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S204] Assumption of Researcher,.
  2. [S570] Sharon, family tree titled "Our Royal Ancestors", RootsWeb World Connect, www.rootsweb.com, from database named royalancestors, updated May 2005, viewed Jun 2009.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Henry Burre

ID #1175, (s 1556-)

Family: Ann Fisher b. s 1580

Biography:
  • Last Edited: 13 Feb 2016

Sources of Information

  1. [S204] Assumption of Researcher,.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Ann Fisher

ID #1176, (s 1580-)

Family: Henry Burre b. s 1556

Biography:
  • Last Edited: 18 Mar 2016

Sources of Information

  1. [S204] Assumption of Researcher,.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Gregory Fisher

ID #1177, (s 1553-)

Family:

Biography:
  • Last Edited: 18 Mar 2016

Sources of Information

  1. [S204] Assumption of Researcher,.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Simon Burre

ID #1178, (s 1527-c 1596)

Family: Mrs Joan (Unknown) Burre b. s 1532

Biography:
  • Last Edited: 4 Jul 2016

Sources of Information

  1. [S204] Assumption of Researcher,.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


John Burre

ID #1179, (s 1554-)

Family: Mary Fowle b. s 1573

Biography:
  • Last Edited: 29 Nov 2014

Sources of Information

  1. [S204] Assumption of Researcher,.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Jonathan Burre

ID #1180, (s 1595-)
Biography:
  • Jonathan Burre was born s 1595.1
  • He was a minister.
  • Last Edited: 29 Nov 2014

Sources of Information

  1. [S204] Assumption of Researcher,.

***NOTE******NOTE******NOTE***


Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.