Person:Edmund Batter (1)

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Edmund Batter
b.abt 1608-09
  • HEdmund Batterabt 1608 - 1685
  • WSarah Verin1609 - 1669
m. EST 1630
  1. Mary Batter1675 - 1749
  2. Edmund Batter
  • HEdmund Batterabt 1608 - 1685
  • WMary GookinABT 1642 - 1702
m. 08 JUN 1670
Facts and Events
Name[1] Edmund Batter
Gender Male
Birth[2] abt 1608-09
Marriage EST 1630 to Sarah Verin
Marriage 08 JUN 1670 Massachusettsto Mary Gookin
Death[2] 29 Jul 1685 Salem, Essex, Massachusetts

Merchant and maltster licensed to sell strong water at Salem for periods between 1662 and 1680.

Edmund held numerous local offices, including Deputy for Salem to the Massachusetts Bay General Court, Treasurer of Essex County, and selectman, as well as serving on numerous juries.

References
  1. Gookin, Frederick William. Daniel Gookin, 1612-1687: assistant and major general of the Massachusetts Bay Colony : his life and letters and some account of his ancestry. (Chicago: Priv. print., 1912), page 179.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Edmund Batter, in Anderson, Robert Charles; George F. Sanborn; and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635. (NEHGS, 1999-2011).

    Birth: abt 1609 (deposed aged "about 50 years" November 1658 and 30 March 1659 [EQC 2:128, 134, 148]; deposed September 1665 "about fifty-seven years" [EQC 3:276]; deposed Jun 1667 aged "about fifty-eight years" [EQC 3:419]; deposed with Jeffery Massey 26 Mar 1669 "both more than sixty years of age" [EQC 4:266]; deposed 27 Jun 1673 aged about sixty-four [EQC 5:211]; deposed Jun 1681 "aged about seventy-two years" [EQC 8:120]; deposed 11 Oct 1683 aged "about seventy-two years" [EQC 49-18-1]
    Death: Salem 29 July 1685 ("Cousin Dummer returns, and brings word of Mr. Batter's death this morn. He went from court, as Mr. Addington remembers, last Thursday" [Sewall 1:72]).

  3.   Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England: Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, on the Basis of Farmer's Register. (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co, 1860-1862), 1:141.

    {not terribly accurate} [Batter] EDMUND, Salem, a minister from Salisbury, Co. Wilts, came in the James from Southampton, Apr. 1635, arr. 3 June, with w. Sarah, freem. 3 Mar. foll. rep. 1637, and 16 yrs. more. His w. d. 20 Nov. 1669, and he m. 8 June foll. Mary, d. of maj.-gen. Daniel Gookin, had Edmund, b. 8 Jan. 1674; and d. 1685, aged 76. Other ch. were Daniel, Mary, and Elizabeth but prob. most of these, if not all, were by former w.

The James of London (1635)
At least two ships called the James sailed in 1635 from England to New England. The passenger list for this one refers to the "James of London." It lists only the men and boys, but indicates that wives and children accompanied them.
Sailed: 26 Apr 1635 from London, England under Master William Cooper
Arrived: 3 Jun 1635 at Boston, Massachusetts.

Passengers:
53 men plus families
(men without descendants listed on the category page).
Maurice Anglis - Thomas Antram - Edmund Balter (servant John Smale) - Nicholas Batt - Thomas Browne - Thos Carpenter - Augustine Clement - Thomas Colman - Zacheus Coutris - Thomas Duryes - John Emery - Anthony Emery - John Euered Alias Webb - Robert Field - John Greene - Edmund Hawes - Peter Higdon - Nicholas Holte - Maudit Ingles - John Knight - Ris Knight - Anthony Morse - William Morse - John Musselwhite - John Parker - John Pithouse - William Paddey - John Pike - Sampson Salter - Michael Shafflin - Thomas Smith - George Smythe - Anthony Thetcher - Josuah Verren - Phillip Varren - Richard Walker - Hercules Woodman

Resources: Passenger List - Winthrop Society - Great Migration Newsletter