Friday, December 10, 2021

New England Colonists 1600-1700 Higgens-Holdsworth


Alexander was living in Salem, Mass. in 1637.

John was a resident of Boston in 1656.

Jonathan was the brother of John and is found married in Eastham, Mass. in 1661.

Richard was a tailor who came from Ireland to Plymouth, Mass. iby 1633. He is also found in Eastham, Mass. in 1661.

Robert is also at Eastham in 1654.


Francis was of the clergy and the son of the Rev. John, wo was a descendant of John Higginson of Berkswell, England. He was born in England in 1588 before being found in Salem by 1629.

William was of Farmington, Conn. in 1673.


John came from Frimley, Surrey, England to Farmington, Conn. in 1671.

William Merchant house in Ipswich, Mass., built in 1670 from Historic Ipswich


Richard was born in 1615 at England and lived at Cambridge, Mass. by 1643. He then went to Woburn, Mass. and Chelmsford, Mass, before 1653.

Hill, Hills

Abraham was born in England in 1615 and settled at Charlestown, Mass. in 1636.

Charles was the son of George and was born at Barlow, Derbyshire, England. He was a merchant in Maryland before moving to New London, Conn. in 1665.

Ebenezer was of Newbury, Mass. in 1678.

Eliphalet was a resident of Boston in 1670.

Francis was at Boston in 1664.

Hercules was a soldier at Scituate, Mass. in 1636. He left for Rochester, Kent, England by 1666.

Ignatius was an inhabitant of Boston in 1658.

James is found married at Boston in 1662.

John is seen in Plymouth in 1630, then to Boston and lastly at Dover, N.H. by 1649.

John was a blacksmith at Boston in 1641.

John was also a blacksmith who came from Chard, Somersetshire, England to Dorchester, Mass. in 1633.

John was living at new Haven, Conn. in 1643, leaving no issue.

John was a resident of Boston in 1668.

Jonathan came to Warwick and Portsmouth, R.I. before 1660.

Joseph was a woolen draper and the son of George. He was baptized at Great Barsted  Billerica, Essex, England in 1602 before settling at Charlestown in 1638. He was also a founder of Malden, Mass. before moving to Newbury, Mass. in 1664.

Luke was seen at Windsor, Conn. in 1651.

Peter was a sailor who was born in England before coming to Biddeford, Maine, near the mouth of the Saco river.

Ralph was born in Billericay, England and went to Plymouth in 1638. He then went to Woburn, Mass. in 1643 and then to Billerica, Mass., where is listed as one of the founders in 1652.

Richard was a cooper and brother of Abraham. he lived at Charlestown in 1638, where he died unmarried the following year.

Robert is seen at Boston in 1635 and was a signer of the original compact of New Haven, Conn. in 1639.

Thomas was at Middletown, Conn. in 1678 before moving to Hartford in 1692.

Valentine was a mercer who came from London to Boston in 1636.

William was at Dorchester, Mass. in 1633, then is found at Windsor, Conn. in 1636 and lastly in Fairfield, Conn. by 1645.

William came from Essex county, England to Roxbury, Mass. in 1632. He is then seen at Hartford, Conn. with the Rev. Thomas Hooker's group before removing to Hadley, Mass. later.

Zebulon came from Bristol, England to Gloucester, Mass. in 1652. He removed to Salem in 1662.

William Hill may possible be in the famous painting of the Rev. Hooker and his group as they reach Connecticut. 


Anthony was at Hingham in 1638.

Edward was a resident of Salem in 1658.

Emanuel was born at England in 1620 and resided at Hampton, N.H. in 1649. He drowned in 1657.

Hugh was living at Salem in 1634.

William was a carpenter who was born in England in 1614 before moving to Boston in 1635.

William was born in England  in 1642 and lived at Little Compton, R.I..

Hillier, Helyer, Hiller

Hugh was living in Yarmouth, Mass. and Braintree before dying in 1647.

John was an inhabitant of Windsor, Conn. in 1637.

Roger is found married at Charlestown, Mass. in 1691.

William was a carpenter at Duxbury, Mass. in 1639.


John was a  worsted comber who  settled at Martha's Vineyard in 1670.


Edward was a fishmonger at Dover Neck, N.H. in 1623 and then lived at Exeter, N.H. in 1643.

William was also a fishmonger and brother of Edward. He came from London to Plymouth in 1621 and lived at Dover Neck pre-1627.

He is then found at Newbury in 1643, but later moved back to Dover Neck.

Hinckes, Hincks

John came from Chester, England to Portsmouth, N.H. in 1670.

Hinckley, Hinkley

Samuel was born at Tenterden, Kent, England in 1595. He settled at Plymouth in 1634, Scituate in 1635 and Barnstable in 1639.

Hinckson, Hinksman

John was living at Charlestown in 1683.

Peter was at Scarborough, Maine in 1671.

Philip was a resident of Saco, Maine in 1653.

Simon was the brother of Peter and a resident of Scarborough in 1671.


James was a cooper at Salem in 1637 and later is seen at Southold, L.I..

Richard was the brother of James and settled at Salem in 1644.

William was the brother of Richard and also at Salem in 1644, but later removed to Marblehead.


Thomas lived at Milford, Conn. in 1646 as the first Hine in N.E..

Hinman, Hindman

Edward settled at Stamford, Conn. pre-1650 and then to Windsor, Conn. and then he died at Stratford, Conn. in 1681.


Robert came from Dedham, Essex, England to Dedham, Mass. in 1651, then to Hadley, Mass. by 1667.


Benjamin was a resident of Springfield, Mass. in 1678.


William is found married at Salem in 1674.

Hitchcock, Hiscock

Edward was an inhabitant of New Haven, Conn. in 1643.

Luke was born at Fennuy Compton, Warwickshire, England before settling at New Haven, Conn. in 1644.. He then is seen at Wethersfield, Conn. in 1646 and Hartford a year later.

Matthew, or Mathias, was born in 1610 at England and came to Boston in 1635. He then removed to New Haven, Conn. in 1639.

Richard was born in England in 1608 and lived at Saco, Maine in 1636.

Samuel was an inhabitant of Hartford, Conn. in 1669.

Hitchens, Hitchings

Daniel was at Lynn, Mass. in 1691.

Edward was a freeman at Boston in 1634.

Joseph was a resident of Lynn, Mass. in 1662.

Hoadley, Hodley

William was a merchant at Saybrook, Conn. in 1663, born in England in 1630. he is also seen at Branford, Conn. in 1667.


John was a weaver who was born in England in 1643 and is found at Newbury when he married in 1669.


Charles died Gloucestershire, England in 1642 and a year later, his widow, Joanna, came to Scituate with their sons: John, Hezehiah, Daniel and Lawrence. She died at Braintree in 1661.

Richard was a resident of Yarmouth, Mass. in 1641.

Samuel was a freeman at Concord, Mass. and Boston by 1669.

William was a baker at Salem and Boston by 1669.


Edmund was born in 1574 at Hingham, Norfolk, England and came to Charlestown in 1633 before moving to Hingham two years later.


Christopher was at Saco, Maine in 1653.

Henry is found married at Dover, N.H. in 1657. Josiah came from London to Woburn in 1671 and then is seen at Lexington in 1690.

Maurice or Morris was born in 1615 in England and moved to Newbury, Mass., Hampton, N.H. and then Rollinsford, 1645.

Thomas settled at Salem in 1649, Topsfield, Mass. in 1671 and he died at Boston in 1690.


John was an inhabitant of Greenwich, Conn. in 1666.

William was a merchant of Boston in 1669.

Hobson, Hopson

John was in New England by 1635 before living at Guilford, Conn. in 1664.

William, son of Henry of Usflete, Yorkshire, England, came to Rowley, Mass. in 1652.

Dramatized rendition of fishing at the Isle of Shoals


Nathaniel died at the Isle of Shoals as a fisherman in 1664.


John was living in New Hampshire in 1675.

Hodgdon, Hodgson, Hodsdon

Benoni was a resident of Kittery, Maine in 1675.

George went to Cambridge, Mass. pre-1645.

Jeremiah lived at Dover, N.H. in 1666.

John was a merchant who is seen as married at new Haven, Conn. in 1651.

Joseph was the brother of Benoni and is at Casco, Maine and York, Maine by 1686.

Nicholas was a resident of Hingham in 1635 before moving to Newton, Mass. by 1650. He then went to Kittery, Maine by 1656.

Robert is at Warwick, R.I. in 1656.

William was born in 1600 at England and is at Plymouth and Salisbury, Mass. by 1641.

Hodge, Hodges

Andrew is at Ipswich in 1639.

George is at Salem in 1663.

Humphrey was a Quaker at Boson in 1671.

John was at Salisbury up until 1647, when he returned back to London, England.

John resided at Charlestown in 1633.

John was married at Killingworth, Conn. in 1664.

Nicholas was an inhabitant of Plymouth in 1643.

Nicholas was a resident of Little Harbor, N.H. in 1684.

Thomas is at Charlestown in 1663.

William was born in England and came to Salem in 1638, removed to Taunton in 1643.

Hodgkin, Hodgkins

John was living at Guilford, Conn. in 1665.

Samuel, brother of John was  a resident of New Haven, Conn. in 1651.

William was born in 1590 at England and came to Plymouth in 1634 and then is seen at one of the original proprietors of Middleboro, Mass. afterward.

William was living at Ipswich in 1665.


Thomas was a resident of Reading, Mass. in 1663.

Hogg, Hoag

Richard was a tailor of Boston in 1637.

Thomas was a resident of New Haven in 1646.

Hoggridge, Hoggeridge

Abel was at Pemaquid, Maine in 1674.

Hoit, Hoitt

John was born in 1610 at England and lived at Charlestown around 1630.

Simon was born in 1595 at England and is seen at Salem in 1628. He is one of the first settlers of Charlestown in 1633 before moving to Dorchester in 1635. He then went to Scituate, Mass., Windsor, Conn, and Stamford, Conn.  by 1657.

Holbeech, Holbridge

Arthur was at Boston in 1635 and by 1638, is in New Haven by 1638.


John was at Dorchester in 1640, Rehoboth and Weymouth by 1643.

Richard was at Dorchester in 1648, Milford, Conn. in 1658, Huntington, L.I. in 1670, when he died.

Thomas was of Weymouth, England and Weymouth, Mass. pre-1643.

Holcomb,  Holcombe 

Tomas was a t Dorchester in 1634 and left for Windsor, Conn. two years later.


Justinian was born in England in 1611 and came from Ipswich, England to Watertown, Mass. in 1634.

Randall came from Salisbury, Wiltshire, England to Portsmouth, R.I. by 1638. He then  went to Warwick, R.I. pre-1643.

Richard was the brother of Justinian and was born in 1609 at England. He resided at Cambridge, Groton and Woburn.


Christopher was a Quaker and clergyman who was born at Winterburne,  Alverton, Gloucestershire, England in 1631. He is seen at Boston in 1656 but was banished from the Mass. Colony in 1659. He retuned to new England as a freeman at Newport, R.I. in 1673.

Nathaniel was a resident of Dorchester in 1634.

Holdridge, Holdred

John was at Roxbury in 1665.

William was a tanner who was born at St. Alphage, Cripplegate, London, England. He is found in New England as early as 1635. He settled at Salisbury and Haverhill by 1646.


Joshua was a mariner at Boston in 1669.

Holgave, Halgrave

John was at Salem in 1633 and Gloucester seven years later.

Joshua was a resident o of Salem in 1636.

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