chr.3 Oct 1602 Capel, Suffolk, England
d.Bef. 19 Jun 1655 Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Facts and Events
NEGHR Vol 63 Page 277 "Genealogical Research in England"
The will of "Isaak Mixer of Cabell in the County of Suffolk, weaver", dated 21 March 1641, proved 24 May 1642. "Aged and sickly of body". "First I give unto my sonne, Isaac Mixer, in New England 40s." Also names daughters - Briden [i.e., Jane m. Joseph Briden], Lodg [i.e., Elizabeth m. Mr. Lodge], Francis, Sarah, Amie [elsewhere Amy], and Dorothee. Also names sons John and George. George sole executor.
NEGHR Vol 66 Page 179 "Genealogical Gleanings from England"
"Isaac Mixer of Capel, England and Watertown, Massachusetts, was baptized at Capel, 3 Oct 1602, and died, probably in Watertown, between 8 May and 19 June 1655. He married at Capel, 11 May 1629, Sarah Thurston , born about 1599 or 1600, and with her and their son , Isaac sailed for New England from Ipswich a0 April 1634. He settled at Watertown where he was a prooprietor in 1636 and freeman 2 May 1638. His widow died 24 Nov 1681,
i. Isaac b. in England about 1630 m. (1) Mary Coolidge, daughter of John; m. (2) Rebecca Garfield, daughter of Edward; m (3) Mary [Lothrop] French, widow of William of Billerica and daughter of Thomas Lothrop ; had fifteen children by his first two wives
ii. Sarah b. in New England, d. in 1656. m. John Stearns of Billerica, son of Isaac of Watertown; had two sons
BIOGRAPHY: Isaac Mixer was on the earliest list of proprietors of Watertown, February 1636/7. He was admitted a freeman, May 2, 1638. He was Clerk of the Training Band, April 4, 1654, and he was chosen a selectman in 1651 and 1655.
EMIGRATION: Isaac Mixer, age 31; his wife Sarah, age 33; and their son, Isaac,age 4 years; embarked at Ipswich, Suffolk, England, for New England, April 10,1634. The ship was the "Elizabeth" and William Andrews was its master.
WILL: Will of "Isacke Mixture, of Watertowne", dated 8 May 1655, probated 19 Jun 1655 (inventory 15 Jun 1655), mentions his wife (not named); his son, Isaac; and "my dau. Sarah, the wife of Jno. Sternes". To his daughter he gave, among other things, "half my part in that vessell called the dilligence." (See NEHGR, p. 19:42.)