On 10 April 1630 William Whiteway of Dorchester, Dorsetshire, reported that "[t]he beginning of this month, many of this town went to plant in New England and among the rest, Mrs. Sandford" [Whiteway 110]. She was Frances (_____) (Smith) Sandford, who later married WILLIAM PYNCHON [NEHGR 143:109-10].
Frances (_____) (Smith) Sandford [NEHGR 143:109-10]; in lage 1632 "Mrs. Francis Pinchon, the wife of Mr. Willia[m] Pinchon," was admitted to Roxbury church, "she was a widow, a matron of the church at Dorchester, where Mr. Pinchon married her. She came with the first company, anno 1630" [RChR 77]. She died at Wraysbury 10 October 1657 [Hale, House 724].