Sunday, October 18, 2020

New England Colonists 1600-1700 Greenman/Grenamon-Gyles

Greenman , Grenaman

David was an early settler of Taunton, Mass. and is later found at Newport, R.I. in 1635.

John was at R.I. in 1638.

Grenough

William was born in 1639 and a sea captain at Boston in 1669, but left no male issue. William was a shipwright and cousin of the preceding who was born at England and is found at Boston in 1673.

Greensmith

Stephen was at Boston in 1636.

Thomas was at Hartford, Conn. in 1660.

Greenway, Grinway

Clement was at Saco, Maine in 1636.

John was a freeman at Dorchester, Mass. in 1630.

Richard lived at Salem in 1637.

Greenwood

Nathaniel, son of Miles, was born at Norwich, England and came to Boston and married at Weymouth later in 1660.

Samuel was at Boston in 1670.

Thomas was a weaver and son of Miles. He was born at Norwich, England in 1643 and is found at Cambridge, Mass. in 1635 and two years later at Newton, Mass..

Gregory

Elizaphal was at Windsor, Conn. in 1641.

Henry, son of John and sixth generation from Adam, settled at Boston in 1633, is found at Springfield, Mass. in 1639 and Stratford, Conn. after.

John was at New Haven, Conn. and Norwalk by 1653.

John was at Weymouth, Mass. pre-1669.

Jonas was married at Ipswich in 1653.

Grennell

Matthew was at Portsmouth, R.I. in 1655.

Grice, Grise

Charles was living at Braintree in 1651.

Josiah, brother of preceding, was at Boston in 1690.

Samuel was a freeman at Boston in 1690.

Gridley

Richard was living at Boston in 1631.

Thomas was born at Essex, England and is found at Cambridge around 1635. He removed to Hartford, Conn., then Farmington and lastly in Northampton, Mass..

Griffin, Griffing

Hugh was at Sudbury, Mass. in 1645.

Hugh was living at Stratford, Conn. in 1654.

Humphrey was born in 1605 at England and is found at Ipswich by 1641.

Jasper was at Marblehead, Mass. in 1674.

John lived at Windsor, Conn. in 1646 and later is found in Simsbury, Conn..

John was a caulker and married at Boston in 1655. Matthew is at Saybrook,. Conn. in 1645, then Charlestown, where he married in 1654.

Phillip is at Salisbury in 1657.

Philip died at Scarborough, Maine in 1668.

Richard was a freeman at Concord, Mass. pre-1657.

Robert was at Newport, R.I. in 1653.

Robert, a Welshman, was born 1590 and settled at Concord in 1639.

Thomas was at New London, Conn. in 1651 and by 1654, at Stonington, Conn..

Griffith

Joshua was born at England in 1610, went to Cambridge in 1635. William was at Boston in 1676.

Griggs 

George was born in 1593 at London and cam e to Boston in 1635. No m ale issue.

Humphrey died at Braintree, Mass. in 1657.

Stephen lived at Marblehead in 1674.

Thomas was born at England and is found at Roxbury in 1639 and died in 1646. William was a cooper at Boston in 1672.

Grigson, Gregson

Thomas was at Boston in 1637 and later that year is seen at New Haven, Conn. He was lost at sea n 1646.

Grimes George, of Scotch descent, was born in 1650 and lived at Charlestown, Billerica and Lexington.

Henry was at Hartford in 1684, when he died

Samuel was a pewterer at Boston in 1642 before removing to Plymouth in 1636. William died at Greenwich, Conn. without male issue.

Grinnell

Daniel lived at Portsmouth, R.I.. Matthew was born in France in 1602 and is found at Newport, R.I. in 1638 before going to Portsmouth, R.I. in 1655.

Griswold, Greswold

Frncis was at Cambridge in 1639, then Charlestown ten years later. Matthew was the younger brother to Edward and was born at Kenilworth, Warwickshire, England before settling at Windsor, Conn. in 1639, then to

Saybrook, Conn. in 1644 and lastly to Lyme, Conn..

Groom

Nicholas was lioving at Mass. in 1651.

Samuel was a mariner at Salisbury in 1650 but returned to England by 1658.


Gross, Grosse

Isaac was born at Cornwall, England and is found at Boston in 1636.

Grosvenor

John, son of Sir Richard and sixth generation from Gilbert Le Grosvanor, was born at England in 1641. He is in New England by 1670 and settled at Roxbury

in 1673 before removing to Pomfret, Conn. in 1686.

Grout

Capt. John, son of Sir Richard, was born at England and settled at Watertown, Mass. in 1640, then Sudbury, Mass. in 1643. William was at Charlestown in 1664.

Grove

Edward was a soldier at Salem and Boston in 1636, leaving no male issue.

Grover



Andrew was married at Malden in 1674.

Edmund was a resident of Salem in 1633.

John was at Charlestown in 1634, then to Boston.

Groves

John was at Kittery, Maine before removing to Little Compton, R.I..

Phillip was at Hartford in 1642 then went to Stratford, Conn. pre-1650.

Grow

John was born in England in 1642 and settled at Ipswich in 1669, where he married.

Grubb

Gabriel was at the Isle of Shoals, N.H. pre-1677.

Thomas was a leather dresser at Boston in 1634.

Gruman, Grumman, Gowman

John was at Fairfield, Conn. in 1664.

Grundy

Robert is at Roxbury pre-1679.

Guernsey

John was married at Suffield, Conn. in 1693.

John was from the Isle of Guernsey before coming to Milford, Conn. in 1640.

Guild, Guile

John was a weaver who was born at England in 1616. He first came to N.E. around 1636 before settling at Dedham, Mass. in 1640.

Gull

William was at Wethersfield, Conn. in 1649.

Gulliford, Gullifer, Gulliver

Anthony was at Dorchester, Mass. in 1656.

Gully

Jacob was a resident of Boston in 1677.

Gulthrop

Ralph was at Boston in 1643.

Gunn

Jasper was a physician who was born in 1606 at England and went to Roxbury in 1635, then Hartford, Conn. ten years later and lastly to Milford, Conn. in 1657.

Thomas was at Dorchester, Mass. in 1635 and by 1636, is found at Windsor, Conn..

Gunnison

Hugh was born at England in 1610 an d went to Boston in 1636. He then went to Kittery, Maine in 1646 and lastly to Wells, Maine in 1654.

Guppie, Guppy, Guppey

John was at Weymouth in 1653 and then later moved to Charlestown.

Reuben was at Salem in 1648.

Robert was at Salem in 1647.

Gurley

William lived at Northhampton, Mass. in 1679.

Gurney

Edward resided at Cambridge in 1636.

John was born in 1615 at England and is found at Braintree in 1635.

Richard was at Weymouth pre-1665.

Gustin

Augustine Jean Le Rossignot, son of Edmuch de la Tacq of St. Ownes, Isle of Jersye, England changed his name(or the inscriber of records at the time changed it for him)to John Gustin.

Gutterson

John married at Andover in 1689. William was at Ipswich in 1648.

Guy

Henry was at Charlestown in 1652.

John lived at Casco, Maine in 1663.

Nicholas was born in 1585 at England and went to Watertown in 1638.

Gwinn

John was at Charlestown in 1646.

Thomas was married at Boston in 1660.


Gyles

Thomas lived at Salem very early.

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

New England Colonists, 1600-1700 Graham-Greenland

Graham
Benjamin was a resident of Hartford, Conn..
James was at Boston as the Attorney General

Grame
Samuel was a pewterer at Boston in 1642.

An old New England tavern scene, drinking from pewter mugs.


Granger
Byron is found at Sal;em in 1637.
Launcelot came to Ipswich in 1648 before removing to Newbury within the next couple of years.
(A Mr. Granger was shot in the leg on Oct. 27, year unknown, during the war with King Philip.)
Grannis
Edward was married at Hartford, Conn. in 1655 before removing to Hadley, MA in 1670. He is lastly found at New Haven, Conn..
John, brother of preceding, is found at New Haven in 1677.

Grant
Alexander is seen in Boston pre-1657.
Caleb was a mason at Watertown, MA in 1670.
Christopher was born in England in 1608 before settling as a glover at Watertown, MA in 1634.

From historicipswich.org comes this image of colonial funeral gloves often worn at early funerals. One of the rare instances where lavishness was allowed.


Edward was a shipwright and is found married in Boston in 1658.
James was at Charlestown, MA in 1658 before removing to York, Maine.
James was a resident of Dedham, MA in 1664.
John was living at Newbury, MA in 1690. and at Rowley, MA a year later.
Matthew was born at Devonshire, England in 1601 and came to Dorchester, MA in 1630. He is then found at Windsor, Conn. in 1636.
Peter is at Boston pre-1657 before removing to Hartford, Conn..
Robert is at Ipswich in 1685.
Seth was at Cambridge, MA in 1632 and left for Hartford, Conn. where he died in 1647.

Graves
Francis was a resident at Salisbury, MA pre-1690.
George was at Hartford, Conn. pre-1656.
John was born at England pre-1585 and is living at Concord, MA in 1643.
John came to Roxbury, MA in 1633. where  he died in 1644.
John was a cordwainer at Ipswich in 1685.
Mark was at Lynn, MA pre-1657.
Richard is found at Boston in 1656.
Robert was a resident to Ipswich in 1638.
Samuel settled at Lynn, MA in 1630 and by 1645, is found at Hartford, Conn..
Samuel was a feltmaker and married in 1658 at Ipswich.
Thomas was a n engineer at Charlestown, MA in 1629 before returning to England in 1632.
Thomas was born in England in 1585 and settled at New Haven in 1637. He then went to Hartford and Hadley, MA by 1645.
Thomas, aka Admiral Thomas, was born at Radcliffe, England in 1605 and lived in Charlestown, MA in 1639.
William was a Dover, NH in 1659.

Gray
Ebeneezer was a resident at Hartford, Conn. in 1638.
Edward was a merchant at Plymouth, MA in 1643.
Edward was born at Lancashire, England and is found at Boston in 1686.
Henry was married at Fairfield, Conn. in 1643.
James is at Providence, R.I. in 1671.
John, brother to Henry, was at Fairfield, Conn. in 1643.
John was married at Yarmouth, MA in 1643.
Joseph was married at Taunton, MA n 1668.
Robert was born at England in 1634 before living at Salem in 1669.
Samuel is found married at Boston pre-1684.
Samuel was married at Salem in 1671.
Samuel was a goldsmith at Boston before removing to New London, Conn. where he died in 1713 at "under 29 years of age" leaving no issue.

An old woodcut of Puritan goldsmithing/silversmithing.


Thomas purchased Nantucket Island from the Indians in 1622, then went to Salem and Marblehead by 1648, a lifelong bachelor.
Thomas was the elder brother of Edward of Plymouth when he came to Plymouth in 1643. He died there in 1652.
Walter is at Hartford, Conn. in 1644.

Greeley, Greeely, Greelee
Andew was a miller who was born in England in 1617 and is found at Salisbury, MA by 1640. He later is seen at Haverhill, MA in 1669.
Nathaniel was the brother of preceding and is in Salisbury in 1649.

Greene, Green
Abraham was at Hampton, NH by 1678.
Bartholomew was at Cambridge, MA in 1634 before gong to Hartford, Conn. by 1636.
Charles lived at Marblehead in 1668.
Daniel was at Wickford, R.I. in 1671.
Henry was of the clergy at Reading, MA in 1645 and died there in 1648.
Henry was born at England in 1620 and is found at Charlestown, MA in 1647, later removing to Malden, MA..
James lived at Romney Marsh(Chelsea) MA and by 1661, he is seen as married at Dorchester, MA..
James was a mariner at Portsmouth, R.I. in 1669.
John came from London to Charlestown in 1632.
John was a surgeon  and grandson to Richard and son of Richard. He was born at Bowridge Hill, Gillingham, Dorsetshire, England around 1590. He first settled at Salem in 1635, then Providence, R.I. a year later and by 1639, is found at Wickford, R.I..

A dramatized sketch of a barber/surgeon in ancient days.
Why these two professions were merged is beyond me.


John was at Sandwich, MA in 1643.
John is at Kittery, Maine in 1652.
John is at Fairfield, Conn, in 1648.
John was born at England in 1630 before coming to Stamford, Conn. by 1657.
John was a mariner and brother to James of Chelsea. He is found at Malden in 1673.
John was an inhabitant of Newport, R.I. in 1655.
John was married at Woburn, MA in 1671.
Joseph was at Plymouth n 1643.
Joseph was a resident of Weymouth in 1632.
Nathaniel was married at Boston in 1657.
Nicholas died at York, Maine in 1663.
Percival , brother of Bartholomew, was born at England in 1603 and is found at Cambridge in 1636.
Ralph was at Boston pre-1642 before removing to Malden pre-1654.

Richard came to New England in 1622 where he is found at Weymouth at Weston's Plantation.
Richard was a mariner at Boston in 1654.
Robert was married at Hinghma, MA in 1666.
Thomas was born at St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England in 1600 and came to Lynn, MA in 1635. He is then found at Ipswich and then moved to Malden around 1655.
Tobias was at Hull, MA in 1675.
William is found at Charlestown(later Woburn) in 1644.
William was a mariner and hotel keeper at Boston from 1659-1677.

A colonial mariners life was life threatening every time
they went out to sea.


William is at Providence, R.I. in 1671.
William was at Groton, MA in 1660./

Greenfield
Samuel was a weaver who was born at Norwich, Norfolk, England in 1610. He came to Salem in 1637, then Hampton, N.H. and lastly to Exeter, N.H. by 1645.
Thomas was at Sandwich in 1643.

Greenhill
Samuel came from Staplehurst, Kent, England to Cambridge, M.A. in 1634 and ending at Hartford, Conn. in 1636.

Greenland
Henry was a "physick" who was born at England in 1628. He is found at Newbury from 1662-1675.
John was at Charletown in 1644.


Friday, May 22, 2020

New England Colonists, 1600-1700 Goodridge-Grafton

Goodridge, Gutteridge
John was at Watertown, Mass. in 1637.
John was a tailor at Boston in 1642.
Richard was living at Guilford, Conn.n 1639.
Robert was an innkeeper at Boston pre-1677.
Tomas was  a mariner living in Boston pre-1691.
William settled at Watertown in 1636.


Boston's John Winthrop wrote in his journal sated March 4, 1634, that "Samuel Cole set up the first house for common entertainment..." but this appears to be the FIRST in New England, but not in the new colonies, such as Virginia where the Cole's Inn was established at Jamestown some 20 years previous. This Inn was referred to as the Three Mariners Inn, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. 


Goodsell
Thomas is at Branford, Conn.in 1667.

Goodspeed
Roger is found married at Barnstable, Mass. in 1641.

The inside of a colonial inn.



Goodwin, Goodwyn
Adam was born  in 1617 and came to Providence, R.I. as a servant to John Moulton.
Christopher was a mason at Charlestown. in 1647
Daniel came from Torrington, England to Kittery, Maine in 1652. He was then an innkeeper at Berwick, Maine in 1662.
Edward was a shipwright at Salisbury in 1667.
Edward was at Boston in 1641.
John was married at Charlestown, Mass. in 1669 then moved to Boston.
John was an early settler at Reading, Mass..
Nathaniel, brother of the preceding, was at Reading in 1679.
Ozias was born in 1596 and came to Cambridge and Hartford, Conn. by 1636.
Richard was married at Gloucester, Mass. in 1666.
Richard was married at Amesbury, Mass. in 1677.
William , aka "Elder William" was brother to Ozias and is found at Cambridge in 1632. He is then found at Hartford, Conn. in 1636 and Hadley, Mass. by 1654, leaving no issue.

Goodwright
Isaac was at Kittery, Me. in 1686.

Goodyear
Stephen was at New Haven in 1638 and became Deputy Governor from 1643-1658. He was lost at sea on the way back to England in 1658.

Gookin, Googins
Daniel was born in 1612 and was the fourth generation of Arnold Gookin. He and his father, Daniel, first settled in VA. and then Boston in 1644. He is then found at Roxbury and Cambridge by 1648, attaining thee rank of Major-General during the Indian Wars.

Goole
Francis was at Duxbury in 1637 and Charlestown by 1658.

An old woodcut of King Philip's War



Gordon
Alexander was a native of Scotland, a soldier in the Royalist Army and was sent to Watertown by Cromwell in 1651. He is later found at Exeter, N.H..
John was at Bridgewater in 1682.
Nicholas was an inhabitant of N.H. in 1689.

Gore
John is at Roxbury in 1637.

Gorham, Gorum, Goram
Capt. John, son of the following, was at Yarmouth, Me. in 1652 and died at Swansea, Mass. in 1675.
Ralph, son of James, was born at Benefield, Northhamptonshire, England in 1575. He came to Plymouth in 1635, but returned to England where he died in 1643.

Gornell
John came with Winthrop's Fleet in 1630 to Dorchester, Mass. and left no issue.

Gorton
John is found at Roxbury, Conn pre-1636.
Samuel was born at Groton, Lancaster, England in 1592 before coming to Boston in 1636. He then went to Plymouth and finally to Warwick, R.I. by 1641.
Thomas was a freeman at Portsmouth, R.I. in 1655.

Gosnall
Henry was a resident of Boston in 1634.

Goss
Edward was at Marblehead, Mass. in 1665.
James came with Winthrop's Fleet in 1630 and settled at Watertown the following year.
Philip first came to Roxbury, then removed to Lancaster, Mass. by 1687.
Richard was in  N.H. in 1689.

Gott
Charles came with Gov. Endicott in 1628 to Salem. he then moved to Wenham, Mass. in 1654.

Gould, Goold
Adam is found at Gorton, Mass. pre-1683, then Woburn, Mass. later.
Christopher lived at Hampton, N.H. in 1660.
Daniel is at Newport, R.I. in 1655.
Edward was born at Hawkhurst. Kent, England in 1607. He came to Hingham as a pailmaker in 1675.
Francis was at Braintree pre-1655.
Henry is living at Ipswich in 1675.
James was a freeman at Haverhill, Mass. in 1677.
Jarvis, Jarvice, came to New England with the family of Clement Bates from All Hallows, Lydd, Kent, England to Hingham in 1636. Ten years later, he is found at Boston.
Jeremiah was at Newport, R.I. in 1638.
John was born in 1610 at Towcester, Northampton, England and is found at Stoneham, Mass. by 1635.
John was a resident of Newport, R.I. in 1655.
John was married in 1673 at Taunton.
Nathan, son of Nathan, came from St. Edmundsbury, England to Milford, Conn. in 1647. By 1650, he is at Fairfield, Conn..
Nathan was at Salisbury, Mass. in 1660.
Robert was at Hull, Mass. in 1666.
Thomas was born in 1607 and at Boston in 1639.
Thomas was married at Newport, R.I. in 1655.
Thomas was at Charlestown in 1640, then Boston.
Thomas was married at Boston in 1656.
Zaccus was the son of Richard Golde and sixth generation of Thomas Gold(who lived  at Great Monerden, Bucks, England). Zaccus was born in 1589 at Hants Green, Bucks, England and came to New England in 1638. He lived at Weymouth and Lynn by 1644. and is later found at Ipswich/Topsfield, Mass..

Goulder
Francis was at Plymouth in 1643.

Goulding, Goulden, Golden
Peter was born at Shipman, England in 1635. He is found as a saddler in VA in 1667. He then went to Boston by 1693, Worcester and Salisbury, where he died in 1703.
Capt. Roger was a mariner and brother of the preceding. He is found in R.I. in 1676.
William was a clergyman at Boston in 1646.




Gourding
Abraham was a mariner at Boston in 1672.

Gover
Edward is found at Salisbury pre-1679 and served as first assemblyman from Hampton, N.H. in 1680.
John was a dealer and worker in brass at Charlestown in 1631.
John was the brother of Edward and married at Cambridge in  1658.

Gouring, Gowen
John was at Lynn in 1682.
Nathaniel is living at Reading in 1691.
Richard or Robert was born in Scotland in 1618 and is found at Dedham in 1634. He then went to Wenham, Lynn, Watertown and lastly Lynnfield, Mass. by 1660.

Goyt
John was at Dorchester in 1635. He then went to Salem in 1642.


Gozzard
Daniel is found at Hartford in 1646.
Nicholas is at Windsor, Conn in 1693, when he died.

Grafton
Joseph was a mariner at Salem in 1637.
Thomas is found in N.H. in 1689

Thursday, March 26, 2020

New England Colonists, 1600-1700 Glading-Goodrich

Glading/Gladding
John is found as married at Newbury, MA in 1666.
John is at Plymouth, MA in 1640, then in Bristln, R.I. later that same year.

Glanfield
Robert was a mariner at Salem in 1665.

Library of Congress. 1721 Conn. Thanksgiving Proclamation



Glass
James is found at Plymouth in 1638.
James was married in Boston pre-1688.
Roger, brother of first James, is living in Duxbury, MA in 1637.

Glazier
John was born in England in 1640 before being found at Woburn, MA in 1663.

Gleason
Thomas was born at Sulgrave, Northampton, England in 1607. He settled at Watertown, MA in 1652, then to Cambridge in 1651 and finally at Charlestown, MA by 1666.

Glenn
Charles was a printer in Boston in 1682.

Glidden
Charles was born at Hampshire, England in 1630 and settled first at Portsmouth, H.H. in 1665. He is then found in Exeter, N.H. in 1677 and finally in 1697 at New Market, N.H..

Glover
Charles was a shipwright at Salem in 1632 and went to Gloucester, MA by 1644.
Henry was born in England in 16093 and settled at Ipswich, MA by 1634. In 1642, he is found at Dedham,. MA and then is seen in Boston and New Haven, Conn. during the next 3 years.
John was born at Rainhill, Prescott, Lancashire, England to Thomas in 1600. He lived in Dorchester, MA in 1631 and Boston 20 years later.
Ralph came to New England in 1630 with Winthrop's Fleet but died pre-July, 1633.
Stephen is found married at Gloucester, MA in 1658.

Goad/Goard
Richard was born in England in 1618 before coming to Roxbury, MA in 1635.

Goble
John lived in Concord, MA and later is found in Fairfield, Conn. by 1644.

Godard/Goddard
Thomas came from Marlborough, Wiltshire, England to Boston in 1635.
William came from London to Watertown, MA by 1635.


     Detail from the broadside of Fanny Amlett, who was tried and executed at the age of 17 for drowning her newborn child. The 'Dying Speech,' as these execution broadsides were more generally known, reads: 'Heart-rending execution of Fanny Amlett: a grazier's daughter, near Scarborough, who was basely seduced from home by a naval officer, who brought her to disgrace, and then deserted her. She became pregnant, ... in a fit of despair, and scarce knowing what she did, she drowned her new-born babe: for which she was brought to trial, and executed, in the seventeenth year of her age, together with a copy of plaintive verses.'


Godfrey
Christopher was a resident of Fairfield, Conn. pre-1685.
Francis was a carpenter who was born in England in 1600 before settling at Duxbury, MA in 1638. He then moved to Marshfield, MA and Bridgewater, MA later in life.
George is found at Eastham, MA pre-1663.
George is living at Marblehead in 1668.
John was born in 1632 at England. He is found at Ipswich in 1634 and in Andover, MA and New London, Conn. pre-1667.
Peter is found to have married at Newbury, MA in 1656.
Richard lived at Taunton, MA pre-1650.
William resided at Watertown in 1640 before removing to  Hampton, NH..


Goding/Godding/Godwin
George resided at Fairfield, Conn. in 1651.
Henry is found to have been married in Watertown, MA in 1663.
Richard was living at Gloucester, MA in 1666.

Goff/Goffe
Edward came to Watertown, MA from Ipswich, Suffolk, England in 1634.
Jon was a freeman at Newbury in 1639 and died 2 years later leaving no issue.
John  is residing in Boston in 1678.

Goldham
Henry is living in New Haven, Conn. by 1645, later moving to Guilford, Conn.. He left no male issue.

Goldsmith
Joshua was married at Salisbury, MA in 1667.
Ralph was living in MA by 1661.
Richard was killed by Lightening in Wenham, MA in 1678.
Thomas moved to Salem by 1643 and is found soon after at Southampton, L.I..
Zaccheus was a freeman in 1685 at Wenham, MA and is the brother of Richard above.

Goldthwait
Thomas was born in England in 1610 and a resident of Roxbury, MA in 1631.



     Confession of the barbarous murder committed by John Holloway on the body of his wife: and cutting off her head, arms, & legs’, depicts the barbarous crime for which John Holloway was executed — murdering and dismembering his wife


Golt/Gault
William was a cordwainer at Salem in 1637.

Gooch, Gouch/Gutch
Edward was living at Boston in 1685.
John was a freeman at York, ME in 1652.
Robert is found at Salem in 1638 and later near "the mouth of the Kennebek River in Mayne".

Goodale/Goodell
Josiah was married pre-1681 at Boston.
Nehemiah is living at Lynn, MA in 1673.
Richard came from Yarmouth, Norfolk, England to Newbury in 1638 and to Salisbury, MA a year later.
Richard was a mariner in Boston in 1665.
Robert was born in 1604 in England and is found at both Ipswich and Salem pre-1637.

Goode/Good
Robert is found in MA by 1646.
Thomas was born in 1614 at England before coming to New England in 1638. He is found at Salem by 1640.

Goodenhouse-see VANGOODENHOUSSEN

                                            
                                             Execution broadside

Goodenouw/Goodnow/Goodenough
Edmund was born in 1611 at Shaftsbury, Dorset, Wiltshire, England. He went to Sudbury, MA by 1638.
John, older brother of Edmund, was born in England in 1596 and settled at Sudbury, MA in 1638.
Thomas, brother of John an d Edmund, was born in 1608 and lived with his brothers at Sudbuty in 1638. He went to Marlboro, MA later in life.

Goodheart
Isbrand was a servant to Caspar Varlert in Hartford, Conn, in 1658.

Goodhue
Nicholas was born in England in 1675. He came from London to Ipswich in 1635 and was a clothmaker.
William was born in England in 1612. He is found at Ipswich in 1636, being the first of his name in New England.

Gooding
Daniel is found at Kittery, Maine by 1659.

Goodman
John was a Mayflower passenger.
John was married at Sudbury, MA in 1656.\
Richard is at Cambridge in 1632. He then went to Hartford, Conn. and later to Hadley, MA..

Goodrich
Bartholomew was a signer of Branford, Connecticut's covenant in 1667.
John lived at Wethersfield, Conn. in 1643.
William was a brother to John and was born at Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, England. He came to Wethersfield in 1643















Wednesday, February 12, 2020

New England Colonists, 1600-1700 Gibbons-Givan

Gibbons, Gibbins

Ambrose went to Portsmouth, NH in 1630, and then to Oyster River
Edward was at Mr. Wollaston, MA pre-1631 when he is found at Charlestown, MA. He lastly went to Boston
 Henry was at New Haven, Conn. in 1644 then removed back to England.
James was born in England in 1614 before going to Saco, Maine in 1635.
William was at Hartford, Conn. in 1639, then New Haven, leaving no male issue.
This is a woodcut of a cordwainer. The difference between a cordwainer and a cobbler(shoemaker) was that a cordwainer used new leather to make new shoes, whereas a cobbler fixed shoes.

Gibbs

Francis was at Windsor, Conn. in 1640..
Giles came to Dorcester, MA in 1633 from Devon County, England. By 1635 he is found at Windsor, Conn..
John was at Wethersfield, Conn. in 1638.
John went to Cambridge, MA in 1637, then to New Haven, Conn..
Matthew was a resident of Charlestown, MA. pre-1650 and is found at Sudbury, MA by 1634.
Robert was born in England between 1636-1639 and was a descendant of the family of Warwickshire, England. He was the 8th generation from Thomas and his father was Sir Henry. Robert was at Boston pre-1660.
Samuel was living at Sandwich, MA pre-1649.
Thomas was the brother of Samuel and settled at Sandwich by 1643.
William was a hatter at New Haven, Conn. in 1654.

Gibson
Christopher was a soap boiler at Dorchester, MA by 1630.
John was born in England in 1601 and came to Ne England by 1631. He is found at Cambridge, MA in 1634.
Richard was a clergyman at Portsmouth, NH in 1637, then returned to England by 1642.
William was at Boston and then is found at Lynn, MA by 1665.

Giddings
George was born at St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England in 1610 before coming to Ipswich in 1635.
John was teh brother of George and is at Ipswich in 1653.

Gifford
John came to Lynn, MA in 1653.
Stephen was born in England in 1641 and is found at Norwich, Conn. in 1659.
William is at Stamford, Conn. by 1647 and after is found at Sandwich, MA.

Gilbert
Humphrey was born in England in 1615. By 1648, he is living in Ipswich.
John was born in Devonshire, England and came to New England with Winthrop's Fleet of 1630. He settled at Dorchester, MA and is found later at Taunton, MA by 1637.
John settled at Boston where he is found to have married in 1653.
Jonathan was the son of Thomas of Waldcote, England and went to Hartford, Conn. in 1645.
Matthew settled at New Haven, Conn. in 1638, and later went to Boston.
Thomas was born in England in 1600. He went to Windsor, Conn. in 1644, then to Springfield, MA in 1655.
Thomas was a clergyman at Boston in 1661 and then the first minister of Topsfield, MA in 1663. He then went to Charlestown where he died in 1673.
William(spelled his name Gibbard) came from Warwickshire, England in 1647 and is then found at New Haven, Conn. later in life.
William lived at Windsor, Conn. in 1640.
William was a cordwainer at Boston in 1675.

Gildersleeve
Richard was born in 1601 at Hempstead, Herftfordshire, England before going to Boston in 1635. He then went to Wethersfield, Conn. and Stamford by 1641 and lastly is found at Hempstead, L.I. after.

Gile, Guile, Gyles, Giles
Daniel was a settler at Salem in 1689.
Edward was also at Salem in 1634.
John settled at Dedham in 1636.
John was a schoolmaster at Salem by 1690, then he is found at Boston.
Samuel was the brother of the first John and is at Newbury pre-1640. He is then found at Haverhill, MA..
A portion of a 1642 New England Primer, thanks to the New England Colonial Society

Gill
Arthur was a shipwright at Dorchester, MA pre-1639 when he is found at Boston. He returned to England in 1654 where he died in 1655.
John was at Dorchester, MA in 1640 and later at Boston by 1678 when he died there.
John married at Salisbury, MA in 1645.
John was a mariner at Boston in 1649.
Thomas was living in Hingham in 1635.
William was at Salem by 1668 when he is found to have married.

Gillam, Gillian, Gilham
Benjamin was a ship carpenter at Boston in 1635.
Robert is at R.I. by 1638.

Gillett, Gillette
Jonathan came to New England in 1630. He is found at Dorchester in 1635 and Windsor, Conn. in 1636.
Matthew is found at Dorchester in 1634 and two years later at Windsor, Conn..
Nathan was the brother of Jonathan and was living at Dorchester in 1630 and by 1636 is at Windsor, Conn.
Samuel is living at Hatfield, MA in 1668 when he is found to have married.

Gilligan
Alexander was at Marblehead in 1674.

Gillingham
James is seen at Salem pre-1692.

Gillin, Gillon
John was a resident of Lynn in 1637.
Thomas was the brother of John and is at Salem in 1639.

Gilman
Edward was the son of Robert, grandson of Edward. He was from Caston, England and went to Boston in 1638. He then went to Hingham the same year; Rehoboth, MA in 1643; Ipswich pre-1652 and lastly at Exeter, N.H..
Richard settled at Hartford, Conn. by 1672.

Gilson
James was a resident of Rehoboth, MA. in 1668.
Joseph was married at Groton, MA. in 1661, then to Chelmsford, MA in 1674 and lastly to Concord later.
Thomas was born in England in 1614 before settling at Concord, MA.
William was at Scituate in 1631.

Gilvin
Thomas was at Ipswich in 1639.

Gingell, Gingle, Gengill, Gingen
John is at Taunton in 1639 and then is found at Dorchester and Salem after.
William was living at Westerly, R.I. in 1661.

Girdler
francis was at Salem in 1678.

Givan
John, a Scotch, was at Boston in 1684.















Monday, November 18, 2019

New England Colonists, 1600-1700 Garfield-Gibbard


Garfield
Edward was born in England in 1575 and lived in Watertown, Mass. in 1635.

Garford
Jarvis was a freeman at Salem in 1639.

Garland
George lived in Maine in 1659.
Jabez was at Dover, N.H. pre-1690.
John was born in England in 1621 and is found at Hampton, N.H. by 1650.
Peter resided at Charlestown, Mass. in 1637.

Garlick
Joseph was at new London, Conn. in 1651 and is found to have been charged with witchcraft at Easthampton, Long Island a couple years later.

1770 Maryland note



Garner or Garnier
Edmund was living in Cambridge, Mass. in 1635.
Thomas was a merchant at Boston in 1648.

Garnet or Garnett
John is found at Ipswich, Mass. pre-1650, when he is found at Hingham.

Garnsey
Henry was at Dorchester, Mass. in 1655.
Joseph was an inhabitant of New Haven, Conn. in 1647, then is found to have married in 1659 at Stamford, Conn..
Joseph was married at Milford, Conn. in 1673.
William was a freeman at York, Maine in 1652.

Garrett, Garrad or Garrart
Daniel was a prison keeper at Hartford, Conn in 1640.
Hiram or Herman was living at Concord, Mass. pre-1638, when he is found at Charlestown, Mass..
James was a freeman at Charlestown in 1639 but was lost at sea in 1657. His ashes were scattered at sea by his widow on her return to England the same year.
Richard was a shoemaker who came with Winthrop's Fleet in 1630. He was at Charlestown the same year but lost  at sea leaving no issue.
Richard was the first town clerk of Boston pre-1636.
Robert was also a mariner who married at Boston pre-1643.

Gascoyne, Gaskin or Gaskell
Edward was a shipwright and was granted land at Salem in 1637.

Gatchell, Getchell or Gitchell
John was born in 1611 and is found at Salem by 1637, then removed to Marblehead by 1648.
Samuel was at Salem and Hampton, N.H. by 1641 before being found at Salisbury, N.H. by 1648.

Gates
Capt. George was born in England in 1634 and came to New England in 1651. He was at Haddam, Conn. in 1661.
Stephen was the son of Thomas and tenth generation from Thomas Gates of Higheaster and Thurstebic, Essex, England(Thomas being born in 1327). Stephen was of Hingham, Norfolk, England and came to Hingham, Mass. in 1638, then to Cambridge, the Lancaster by 1654 and lastly back to Cambridge 2 years later.

1775 two shilling Rhode Island note



Gatline or Gattliffe
Thomas was a miller at Braintree, Mass. in 1656.

Gaunt
Peter was at Lynn, Mass. and then Sandwich, Mass. by 1637.

Gay
John was a freeman at Watertown in 1635, removed to Dedham in 1636.

Gayer
Samuel was of Nantucket, Mass pre-1691.
William, brother of Samuel, was married at Nantucket pre-1673.

Gaylord, Gaylor, Gayler, Gallard or Gallerd
John was at Dorchester, Mass. in 1632.
William, brother of John, was a deacon and born at Exeter, Devonshire, England. He was one of the founders of Dorchester, Mass. in 1633 before removing to Windsor, Conn. in 1636.

Gears, Geer or Geers
George was born in England in 1621 and found at Boston by 1635 before being granted land at New London, Conn. by 1651.
Thomas, brother of George, is found at Enfield, Conn. in 1682.

Geary, Gery, Gerry or Gary
Arthur was at Roxbury, Mass. in 1639.
Denis was born in England in 1605 and came from London to Lynn, Mass. in 1635.
Henry was at Salem, Mass. in 1648. Thomas was born in 1638 and came to Charlestown, Mass. in 1668.
William was a freeman at Salem in 1641.

Gedney or Gidney
James was born at England in 1603 and came from Norwich, Norfolk, England to Salem by 1638.

Gee
Peter was a fisherman at Boston in 1667.

1780 Rhode Island note


Genery or Chenerie
Lambert was at Watertown in 1636, then at Dedham, Mass. later.

George
Eleazer was at Salem in 1668.
Gideon came from Yorkshire to Salem in 1680.
James is at Haverhill in 1652, then to Salisbury in 1653.
John was an apprentice to Gov. Winthrop in 1641 the a resident of Charlestown in 1657 and is found at Boston after.
Nicholas was an innkeeper at Dorchester in 1666.
Peter is found at Braintree pre-1643 and by 1670, he had moved to Block Island, R.I. by 1670.
Richard was married at Boston in 1655.

Gerard, Geraerd, Garriard or Geraerdi
John, of Dutch descent, was in "Narragansett country" in 1651 and was made a freeman at Warwick, Rl.I. in 1655.

Gerrish
William was born at Bristol, England  between 1616-1621 and settled at Newbury in 1639 before removing to Boston by 1678.

Gerry
Henry was at Salem in 1648.

Gibbard(see Gilbert)

Friday, September 13, 2019

New England Colonists, 1600-1700 French-Gardiner

French

Edward was a tailor, born in England in 1590. He first settled Ipswich in 1636 before moving to Salisbury by 1640.
Ephraim was t Enfield, Conn. pre-1674.
Francis came with his uncle William to Cambridge in 1635 when 19 years old, and settled as an  adult at Derby, Conn. in 1654.
John was born at Dorset, England in 1612 and is found at Dorchester,  MA in 1639, and settled at Braintree after.
John was at Northampton, Mass. in 1676 and Rehoboth, Aass. previously.
Richard was at Cambridge, Mass. in 1652 and was a grantee at Billerica, Mass..
Stephen came to Dorchester, Mass. in 1630 then to Weymouth by 1634.
Thomas is found at Boston in 1631 and Ipswich in 1639.
Thomas was a resident of Charlestown, Mass. and Guilford, Conn. by 1650.
Lieut. William, brother of John, was born at Halstead, Essex, England in 1603. He settled at Cambridge in 1635, then Billerica in 1652.

Friend
John was a carpenter at Saybrook, Conn. before going to Salem in 1637.

Friese
James was at Salisbury in 1667 and after, Newbury.

Frink
John is at Stonington, Conn. in 1666.
John was at Ipswich around 1640.

Frisbie or Frisby
Edward was a resident of Brandon, Conn. in 1668.
John was at Brandon also, in 1668.

Frisk
John is at Bridgewater, Mass. in 1645.

Fussell or Fuzill
James was a Scot at Roxbury in 1656.
John came from Scotland to Braintree pre-1664.
William was also a Scot and married at Concord in 1667.

Colonial Method of Soapboiling



Frost
Edmund, son of Rev. John, was born in England in 1610 and is a freeman at Cambridge by 1635.
George was at Saco, Maine in 1636.
Jasper is found at Boston, where he is found to have been married in 1660.
John was a merchant at Boston in 1677 and a proprietor at New Haven, Conn. by 1685.
Joseph married at Boston in 1660.
Nicholas, brother of Edmund, was born at Tiverton, Devonshire, England in 1595 and came pre-1632 to Cambridge. He is found at Portsmouth, N.H. later.
Thomas was married at Sudbuy in 1678.
William came from Nottinghamshire to Fairfield, Conn. in 1639.

Frothingham
William was a Scot who was born near Holderness, Yorkshire, England around 1600. He came with Winthrop's fleet and is found at Charlestown in 1630.

Frye
George was a weaver and freeman at Weymouth in 1651.
John was a wheelwright who was born in England in 1601. He came from Baringstoke, Hampshire, England to Newbury in 1638 and then at Andover.

Fryer or Frier
James was at Cambridge pre-1640.
Thomas was at Salem in 1639 and then is found at Gloucester by 1642.

Fulham
Francis was married at Watertown pre-1693.

Fuller
Edward was a Mayflower passenger and baptized at the parish of Redenhall, Norfolk, England before coming to Plymouth in 1620. He died the following year.
Giles was at Hampton, N.H. in 1640.
Jacob is found at Danvers in 1690.
James was at Ipswich pre-1673.
John was born in England in 1620 and is found at Ipswich in 1634.
John was a farmer and malster who was born in England and settled at Cambridge in 1635.
Lancelot was at New Haven, Conn. in 1643.
Robert lived at Dorchester, Mass. in 1641, removed to Dedham in 1643.
Robert was a bricklayer and freeman at Salem from 1639- 1658, then at Rehoboth.
Samuel was a Mayflower physician and brother to Edward, settling at Plymouth in 1620.
Samuel married in 1673 at Rehoboth.
Thomas was at Middleton, Mass. in 1638.
Thomas was an inhabitant of Dedham in 1643.
William, brother of John, came to Ipswich in 1635 at the age of 15 years.
William was a gunsmith and miller at Concord in 1637.

A 1679 engraving of the Pequot War



Furber
Lieut. William was born at London in 1614 and at Dover, N.H. in 1637.

Furbush
John was at Marblehead, Mass. in 1668.

Furnell
John was born in 1607 and was at Cambridge in 1638.
Strong was a soapboiler at Boston in 1643.
William, brother of the preceding, was at Boston pre-1652.

Furness
David was born in 1667 and is at Marblehead in 1692.

Fussell or Fuzzell
John was a Scotsman and is found at Weymouth in 1640 then at Braintree in 1664.
Joshua was a resident of Medfield, Mass. in 1649.

Fyler
Lieut. Walter was born in England and settled at Dorchester in 1634 before removing to Windsor, Conn. by 1636.

Gage
John  was the ninth generation from John Gage(fl. ca.1498)and came from Stoneham County, Suffolk, England. He came to Boston by 1630 and then to Ipswich and Rowley by 1669.
Thomas was born in England in 1625 and settled at Yarmouth, Mass. in 1649, then died at sea the following year.

Gager
William was a surgeon who came with Winthrop's fleet in 1630 from Suffolk, England. He was a deacon of the first church of Mass. and died Sept. 20, 1630, leaving a son John who would later live at New London, Conn..

Gaines or Gaynes
Henry was at Lynn in 1639.
Thomas was also at Lynn in 1640.

Gale
Ambrose was at Salem pre-1663.
Bartholomew was married at Salem in 1662.
Edmund was at Salisbury in 1666, then later is found at Marblehead and Falmouth, Maine.
Hugh was a freeman at Kittery, Me. in 1652.
Richard was at Watertown in 1640.

Gallop or Gallup
John was a fisherman and pilot who settled at Dorcester in 1630, then at Boston by 1632 and he was the father of Capt. John Gallup of the Pequot War in December of 1675..


Gally
John was granted land at Salem in 1637.

Galpin
Philip was born at Somersetshire, England and settled at New Haven, Conn. in 1646. He then went to Fairfield, Conn by 1657, and finally at Rye, N.Y..

Galusha
Daniel was at Chelmsford, Mass. pre-1691. He then went to Dunstable, Mass where his house was burned by the Indians in 1706.

Gamlyn, Gamlyne, Gamlin or Gamblin
Robert was the son of Robert and came on the ship William and Francis in 1632 with the Rev. Thomas Welde to Roxbury.

Gammon
Philip was a fisherman at Casco, Maine pre-1690.
Robert was at Pemaquid, Me. in 1674.

Gannett
Matthew came to N.E. in 1638 and settled at Hingham and Scituate by 1651.
Thomas, brother of Matthew, was at Duxbury and Bridgewater by 1645.

Garde, Gard or Garrart
John was at Warwich, R.I. in 1655 and later removed to New London, Conn. in 1667.

Gardiner
Christopher was a knight of holy order who came from Bristol, England in 1630. He lived at Mount Wollaston, near Boston.
George was son of Sir. Thomas Gardiner, born in England in 1601. He was at R.I. by 1638.
Lion, a Scotsman, came to Saybrook, Conn. in 1635. He and his son David were inhabitants of Conn. where his son was the first white child born in the state. He later removed to Easthamption, L.I.
Richard was a Mayflower passenger who left no issue.