Family:Robert Long and Sarah Taylor (1)

Facts and Events
Marriage[1] 3 Oct 1614 Saint Albans, Hertford, England, EnglandSt Albans Abbey
Abt 1619 England

After Sarah's death, Robert remarried and sailed with his children and new wife to America: on 7 July 1635, "Robert Longe," aged 45, innholder, "Eliza[beth] his wife," aged 30. "x children, Micell," aged 20, "Sarra," aged 18, "Robert," aged 16, "Eliza[beth]," aged 12, "Anne," aged 10, "Mary," aged 9, "Rebecca," aged 8, "Jon," aged 6, "Zachery," aged 4, and "Joshua," aged "3 quarters," and "Luce Mercer," aged 18, a servant, with a certificate of conformity from two justices of the peace and the minister of Dunstable, Bedfordshire, were enrolled as passengers for New England on the Defence.[2]

Defence (1635)
Sailed: Late July 1635 from London, England under Master Edward Bostocke
Arrived: 8 Oct 1635 at Massachusetts Bay Colony

~100 (Full List)
Thomas Boylston - Richard Champney family - George and Joseph Cocke - Robert and Edward Colburne - Penelope Darno - Elizabeth Fenwick - James Fitch and family - French family - Jasper and Ann Goun - Eglin Hanford and family - Roger and Mabel Harlakenden - William Holman and family - William Hubbard and family - Jo Jenkynn- John Jones and family - Robert Keayne and family - Robert Longe and family - Adam Mott and family - Francis Nutbrowne - Rich Peck - William Read and family - Symon Roger - William Sawkyn - Samuel Shepherd - John (Thomas?) Sheppard and family - Sarah Simes - Henry Stevens - William and Marie Williamson - Ann Wood

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Other information: Passenger list

  1. Robert Long, in Anderson, Robert Charles; George F. Sanborn; and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635. (NEHGS, 1999-2011), IV;318.
  2. Great Migration, citing Hotten 89-90