Person:Henry Ewell (1)

Henry Ewell
b.bef 1613
d.bet 21 May 1683 and 13 Mar 1688/89
  • HHenry Ewellbef 1613 - bet 1683
  • WSarah Annableest 1621 - 1674
m. 23 Nov 1638
  1. John Ewell1639/40 -
  2. Ebenezer Ewell1642/43 -
  3. Sarah Ewell1645 -
  4. Hannah Ewell1649 -
  5. Gershom Ewell1650 -
  6. Bethia Ewell1653 - 1669
  7. Eunice Ewellest 1657 -
  8. Ichabod Ewell1659 - 1717
  9. Deborah Ewell1663 -
Facts and Events
Name[1][2][3] Henry Ewell
Gender Male
Birth[1] bef 1613 Based on date of marriage.
Emigration[1][2][3][5] 1635 On the Hercules.
Residence[1] 1635 Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Military[1] 7 Jun 1637 Volunteer for Pequot War.
Alt Marriage 22 Nov 1638 to Sarah Annable
Marriage 23 Nov 1638 Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United StatesGreen's Harbor.
to Sarah Annable
Residence[1] 1639 Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
Residence[1] bef 1649 Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Occupation[1] Shoemaker (in England). Joiner.
Other[1] 3 June 1657 Admitted freeman of Plymouth Colony.
Will[1] 16 Aug 1681 Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Death[1] bet 21 May 1683 and 13 Mar 1688/89
Probate[1] 13 Mar 1688/89 Will sworn by the witnesses.
Probate[1] 24 Aug 1697 Will proved.
References
  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 Henry Ewell, in Great Migration Newsletter. (Boston, Massachusetts: Great Migration Study Project), II:476-479.

    ORIGIN: Sandwich, Kent.
    OCCUPATION: Shoemaker (in England) [NEHGR 75:219]. Joiner [PCLR 5:208].
    CHURCH MEMBERSHIP: Admitted to Scituate church 3 April 1636 [NEHGR 9:280].
    FREEMAN: Propounded for Plymouth freemanship, 1 June 1641, and admitted 3 June 1657 [PCR 2:17, 3:17] (an unusually long time between these two events). In Scituate section of 1658, 29 My 1670 and 4 June 1689 Plymouth Colony lists of freemen [PCR 5:275, 8:198, 204].
    OFFICES: … Volunteer for Pequot War, 7 June 1637 [PCR 1:61].
    DEATH: After 21 May 1683 [PCLR 5:206] and before March 1688/9 [PPR 1:273-74].

  2. 2.0 2.1 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), 2:132.

    Ewell, Henry, Scituate, came from Sandwich, Kent, 1635, in the Hercules, shoemaker, unit. with the ch. 3 Apr. 1636, was a soldier in the Pequot war 1637, m. 23 Nov. 1638, Sarah, d. of Anthony Annable, rem. to Barnstable, where his eldest s. John was bapt. 8 Mar. 1640; Ebenezer, 12 Feb. 1643; Sarah, 14 Sept. 1645; and came back 1647, had at S. Hannah, b. 22 June 1649; Gershom, 14 Nov. 1650; d. Abia, 27 Sept. 1653; Ichabod, June 1639; and Deborah, 4 June 1663. His ho. was burn. in 1676 by the Ind. His will of 1681 names the bef. ment. exc. John and Abia, adds other ch. Eunice, and ment. w. Sarah, and d. Sarah, w. of John Northey.

  3. 3.0 3.1 Ewell, Joseph E. Genealogy of Henry Ewell of Sandwich, England and Scituate, Massachusetts: and His Descendants Extending to John Ewell of the Fourth Generation. (Bath, New York: Press of the Steuben Courier, 1912), 5.
  4.   Otis, Amos. Scituate and Barnstable Church Records. New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (New England Historic Genealogical Society, Jul, 1855; Jan, Oct 1856), 9:280.
  5. Migration 1634 per The Great Migration, II:476, but clarified as presenting certificate of conformance for passage on 14 March 1635/5 [TGM II:479].


Hercules (1635)
From Hotten:s Original Persons: "Of all such persons as embarked themselves in the good ship called the Hercules, of Sandwicxh, of the burthen of 200 tons, John Witherley, master, and therein transported from Sandwich to the plantation called New England in America; with the cerificates from the ministers where they last dwelt of their conversation, and conformity to the orders and discipline of the church, and that they had taken the oath of allegiance and supremacy. (The certificates, all dated February and March, 1634, are here omitted.)
Sailed: early 1635 from Sandwich, Kent, England under Master John Witherley
Arrived: summer 1635 at Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony

Passengers:
~50 (Full List)
Jonas Austen family - Thomas Besbeech family (and Egelden children, servant Agnes Love, Thomas Neuley, Joseph Pacheing) - James Bennet - Jno. Best - Thomas Bonney - Thomas Bridgen family - Robert Brook family (and Gallant children) - Thomas Champion - Isaac Cole family (servant Rose Tritton) - Hen. Ewell - Parnel Harris - William Hatch family (servants Joseph Ketchrell - Simon Ketcrell - William Holmes, Symon Sutton, Lydia Wells)- Samuel Hinkley family - Thomas Heyward family - Margaret Johnnes - Jno. Lewis family - Em. Mason - Jos. Rootes - James Sayers - Comfort Starre family (servant John Turkey) - Nathaniel Tilden family (servant Sara Couchman, Edward Ford, Thomas Lapham, Marie Perien) - Fannet not Wise - William Witherell family (servant Anne Richards) -

Resources: Primary Sources:
Other information: Sandwich history - Hotten's list - Bisbee (longer list and includes history of lists)