Friday, March 9, 2018

New England Colonists, 1600-1700 Downing-Dunkin

Benjamin was in Hatfield, Mass. in 1679.
Dennis was living in Kittery, Maine in 1652.
Emanuel, son of the Rev. Emanuel of Ireland, was a lawyer who came from London to Salem by 1639.
John was inhabitant of Charlestown, Mass. pre-1659.
Maledon was of Scotch descent and lived at Lynn, Mass. in 1642.
Theophilus was a fisherman at Salem in 1642.

William was a freeman at Salem in 1668.

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Francis was in the employment of George Burden and came to Boston in 1640 and then removed to Charlestown.
Lawrence was a carpenter at Boston in 1644 before removing to Charlestown.

Lawrence Dowse's headstone from book above

Lodorwick was at Sherborn, Mass. pre-1683.
Samuel was at Portsmouth, N.H. in 1689.

Thomas was an early planter at New London, Conn. in 1650.

Francis was a surveyor at Portsmouth, R.I. in 1661, then to N.J..
John was son of William and 9th generation from John(who was living at Exmouth, England in 1360). He was born at Wiscomb, England in 1600 before coming to Boston in 1630, He removed to Windsor, Conn. pre-1639.
Robert was born at Devonshire, Engand in 1580 and went to Exeter, N.H. pre-1643. He then went to Hampton, N.H. by 1651.
Samuel was at Fairfield, Conn. in 1650, then to East Chester, Conn. in 1665.
Thomas was bapt. in 1635 at St. Andrew's Church, Colyton, Devonshire, England before coming to Weymouth, Mass. about 1653.

Thomas was at Stratford, Conn. pre-1682, when is is found at Woodbury, Conn..

James, son of Thomas, was born at Heptinstall, Yorkshire, Egland in 1618 before coming to Roxbury, Mass. pre-1640. He is found at Lancaster, Mass. by 1654 then Dedham, Mass. by 1683.
Roger was born at England before being a freeman at Concord, Mass. in 1639.

Draper Genealogical Diagram

Draytom or Drayton
Henry was at Marshfield, Mass. in 1643.
John was a farmer in Maine in 1642.

Nicholas was at Salem, Mass. in 1660.

John was at Rowley, Mass. in 1643.
Samuel was at Salem in 1638.

Drew or Druce
John, son of William and granson of Sir Edward Drew(who was knighted in 1589 by Queen Elizabeth) was at Plymouth from 1660-1673.

Thomas was at Little Compton, R.I. in 1696.

POhilip was born in 1596 and is found at Charlestown, Mass..

Robert came to Lynn, Mass. in 1630.

Leonard was a shipwright who came from the "West of England" about 1680. He is found at Kittery, Maine in that year before moving to Boston in 1692.

John was at Boston in 1661.

George was born in 1616 and came to N.E. in 1635.
Hugh was a carpenter who was born in England and is found at Salisbury, mass. in 1641, then removing to Boston in 1646.

Francis, born about 1640, settled at Concord in 1663.
Hugh was under the employment of William Pynchon at Springfield, Mass. in 1656.
Thomas, son of Capt. Roger, was born in Northamptonshire, England in 1575. He came in Winthrop's Fleet in 1630 and is found to have lived for brief periods at Cambridge and Ipswich. He is also found at Roxbury, Mass. later.
William was born at Richmond, Surrey, England and came to Guilford, Conn. in 1639.

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Francis was at Boston in 1675.
Joseph was at Boston in 1669.

Dugall or Dougall
Alister was a Scottish prisoner and was sent to N.E. by Cromwell in 1659.

John was a servant of William Whiting of Hartford, Conn. and is found at Springfield, Mass. by 1649.
John, Jr.(son of above) was killed during King Philips War at Westfield.

Richard was born at Bishopstoke, Hants, England and came to Boston in 1632. He then settled at Roxbury in 1636 and later at Newbury.
Stephen, brother of the preceding, came to Mass. in 1638 and then returned to England in 1647. No male issue.
Thomas, brother of the preceding, came to Mass. in 1638 and settled at Salisbury, but left no male issue.

Peter was at Hingham pre-1691.
Robert, son of Ninian of George Hill, Scotland, was born in 1630 and settled at Hingham pre-1635.

Capt. Nathaniel came to Dorchester, Mass. in 1630.

Eliathan was at Dedham, Mass. and died there in 1669.

The Dunham/John Alden connection:

Benaiah was at Eastham, Mass. in 1660.
Benjamin, brother of the preceding, was at Eastham in 1660.
John was born in England in 1589 at Lancashire, Enland and was at Plymouth in 1630.
Jonathan was at Barnstable, Mass. about 1655.
Joseph was at Plymouth in 1659.

Dunk or Dunck
Thomas came from Kent, England to Guilford, Conn in 1645, then to Saybrook, Conn. in 1662.

John was at Billerica, Mass. in 1675.
Samuel was living in Newbury in 1638 then found at Boston later.