Person:John Gorham (1)

m. 23 May 1610
  1. John Gorhambef 1621 - 1675/76
  2. Thomas Gorham1626 -
  • HJohn Gorhambef 1621 - 1675/76
  • WDesire HowlandBet 1623 and 1625 - 1683
m. 6 Nov 1644
  1. Desire Gorham1644 - 1700
  2. Elizabeth Gorham1648 - BEF 1684
  3. Lt. Col. John Gorham, Jr.1650 - 1716
  4. James Gorham1650 - 1707
  5. Joseph Gorham1653/54 - 1726
  6. Jabez Gorham1656 - bet 1725
  7. Mercy Gorham1658 - 1725
  8. Lydia Gorham1661 - 1744
  9. Hannah Gorham1663 -
  10. Shubael Gorham1667 - 1750
Facts and Events
Name John Gorham
Gender Male
Birth? bef 28 Jan 1621 Benefield, Northamptonshire, England
Christening? 28 Jan 1621 Benefield, Northamptonshire, England
Marriage 6 Nov 1644 Plymouth, Massachusetts, United Statesto Desire Howland
Death? 5 Feb 1675/76 Hortonville, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
References
  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), 2:281.

    "JOHN, Plymouth, s. of Ralph, b. in Eng. bapt. at Benefield, Northamptonsh. 28 Jan. 1621, m. 1643, Desire, eldest d. of John Howland, the Pilgrim of the Mayflower, had Desire, b. 2 Apr. 1644; rem. to Marshfield, where he had been, perhaps, bef. had there Temperance, 5 May 1646; Elizabeth 2 Apr. 1648; James, 2 or 28 Apr. 1650; and John, 20 Feb. 1652; rem. to Yarmouth, there had Joseph, 16 Feb. 1654; rem. last to Barnstable, there had Jabez, 3 Aug. 1656; Mary, 20 Jan. 1659; Lydia, 11 Nov. 1661; Hannah, 28 Nov. 1663; and Shubael, 21 Oct. 1667; was capt. in Philip's war, d. on serv. of fever 5 Feb. 1676 at Swanzey. His d. Desire m. 7 Oct. 1 John Hawes; s. Jabez was wound. in Philip's war; and bec. a propr. of Bristol, there, in Feb. 1689, have w. and four ch. the wid. d. 13 Oct. 1683; d. Mary m. sec. George Denison, and Lydia m. 11 Jan. 1684, John Thacher."

  2.   White, Elizabeth Pearson. John Howland of the Mayflower: The First Five Generations. (Rockland, Maine: Picton Press, 1990-2008), v1, p9-10.

    ""Was a passenger aboard the ship Phillip headed for MA."

  3.   William Proud Davis. "Gorham Families of Yarmouth". (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society).

    NEHGR, v52, p357-360

  4.   Yates Publishing. U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900. (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2004;), Database online.

    Record for Desire Howland