Monday, May 1, 2017

New England Colonists, 1600-1700 Corey-Cowles

Corey, Cory

Giles was a resident of Salem in 1649.
John lived at Chelmsford, Mass. in 1691.
Thomas was at Chelmsford in 1691.
William was at Portsmouth, R.I. in 1658.

Corless or Corliss

George was the son of Thomas and was born in Devonshire, England around 1617. He came to New England in 1639 and first settled at Newbury, Mass. in 1645 before removing to Haverhill, Mass.


Elijah was the son of Henry, of London and a schoolmaster at Cambridge, Mass. in 1645.


Samuel was at Dartmouth, Mass. in 1684.
Thomas was born around 1596 at Essex, England before locating at Boston in 1638, later gong to Portsmouth, R.I..


William was at Duxbury, Mass. in 1637.


Corney or Curney

John was at Falmouth, Maine pre-1668 before removing to Salem and/or Gloucester, Mass..



Samuel was at Salem in 1638, then is found in Beverly, Mass..
Thomas owned in Inn in Boston in 1638. He then moved to R.I. then L.I..

1726 image of Harvard College


James was a schoolmaster at Saybrook, Conn. in 1659 and at Windsor, Conn. in 1661. In 1664, he is at Northampton, Mass, then to Westfield, Mass, Norwalk, Conn. in 1678 and finally at Simsbury, Conn. in 1695.
Richard was in Mass. by 1634, Weymouth, Mass. then to York, Maine by 1644.
Samuel was at Salem in 1637.
Thomas lived at Gloucester, Mass. in 1641.



William was at Roxbury, Mass. in 1634, then to Hartford and Middletown, Conn..


John came to Mass. in 1635 at the age of 33 years.


James lived at Deerfield, Mass. pre-1690.


John was a ships carpenter at Glamorganshire, Wales before coming to New England between 1630-1638. He is found at Salem in 1644, then Gloucester, Mass. and New London, Conn..

Corwin, Curwin

George was at Salem in 1638.
Matthias was at Ipswich, Mass. in 1634 and later removed to Southold, L.I..

Cosin, Cozens, Cousins

Abraham was married at Woburn, Mass. in 1684.
Edmund lived at Boston in 1656.
Francis is also at Boston in 1640.
George came from Southampton, England to Boston in 1635.
Isaac hailed from Marlborough, Wiltshire, England and came to Rowley, Mass. in 1650.
John was born at England in 1596 and settled at North Yarmouth, Maine in 1645 before removing to York, Maine by 1675.
Richard was married at Saybrook, Conn. in 1678.

A depiction of an 18th century schoolroom
Costin or Costing

William was at Concord, Mass. in 1642 and Boston in 1654.

Cotta, Cotty or Cottey

John was a freeman at Boston in 1671.
Robert was a freeman at Salem in 1635.


William lilved at New London, Conn. between 1660-1668.

Cotterhill or Cottrell

Francis was at Wells, Maine in 1668.
Nicholas was at Newport, R.I. in 1639. He then went to Westerly, R.I. in 1669.
Robert was an inhabitant of Providence, R.I. in 1645.


Edward was at Salisbury, Mass before going to Nantucket, Mass. pre-1670.
William, son of Edward of Salisbury, Wiltshire, England was born in 1626. He went to Newbury, Mass. as a servant of John Saunders at the age of 12 years.


Rev. John, son of Rowland, born in 1588 and is found at Boston in 1633.
Thomas is found at Roxbury in 1664.
William, butcher, was at Gloucester in 1647, but is known to have owned lands there as early as 1641.
William was living at Portsmouth, N.H. in 1640.


John was a freeman at York, Maine in 1652.
Joseph, son of William of Cornwall, England , came to Kittery, Maine in 1662.
Robert was in N.H. between 1656 and 1669.
Simon was a freeman of Fairfield, Conn. in 1664.
Thomas was a resident of Wethersfield, Conn. in 1666.


Edward was living at Salem in 1668.


Edward was married at Charlestown, Mass. in 1663, then removed to Malden, Mass..


Archelaus was at Charlestown, Mass. in 1658 then in Lancaster, Mass..
William was born in 1609 and was a shoemaker at Boston in 1635.


Thomas was a freeman at York, Maine in 1652.
William died in Newbury in 1654.

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for a great reference to the old New England Smock Marriage. Although not a true depiction above, it is none-the-less a great read.

Francis was a resident of Salisbury in 1650.

Covel or Covell

John lived at Marlbehead in 1668.
Philip married at Malden, Mass. in 1688.


Johanthan was at Marshfield, Mass. in 1651.


James was granted land at Braintree, Mass. in 1640.


John inhabitated Ipswich in 1644.


John was at Boston in 1644, freeman at Newport, R.I. in 1655 and finally at New London, Conn. in 1659.


William was born in England in 1602 and came to Lynn in 1630. He then went to Weymouth in 1640 and then to Reading, Mass. in 1642.


Edward was a cordwainer and born in England in 1620. He lived in Boston in 1645.
Ezra was at Plymouth, Mass. in 1643.

A depiction of a 17th century cordwainer.

Cowen or Cowan

John was a Scotchman and bought land in Scituate in 1656.


Ralph was a freeman at Portsmouth, R.I. in 1655.


John was born at England in 1598 and settled at Hartford, Conn. in 1635. He then went to Farmington, Conn. by 1640 and Hadley, Mass. by 1664.
Robert was at Plymouth in 1633.