Person:Ralph Farnum (1)

m. bef 1603
  1. Ralph Farnum1603 - bef 1648
  • HRalph Farnum1603 - bef 1648
  • WAlice Unknown1607 - aft 1662
m. bef 1628
  1. Mary Farnum1628 - 1713/14
  2. Sergeant Thomas Farnum1631 - 1685
  3. Ralph Farnum1633 - 1692/93
  4. Sarah Farnum1638 - 1728
  5. John Farnum1640 - 1723
Facts and Events
Name Ralph Farnum
Alt Name[1][2][3] Ralph Farnham
Alt Name[4] Ralph Farman
Gender Male
Birth[1][3] cal 1603 Rochester, Kent, England (probably)
Marriage bef 1628 Estimate based on date of birth of eldest known child.
to Alice Unknown
Emigration[1] 1635 On the James.
Residence[1] 1635 Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Occupation[1] Barber (in England).
Death[1][3] bef 18 Jun 1648 Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States (probably)Before date of wife's second marriage.


James (1635)
Two ships called the James sailed from England to New England in 1635, the first in April, this one in July.
Sailed: Jul 1635 from Unspecified port, England under John May
Arrived: Sept 1635 at Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony

Passengers:
~50 (Full List)
William Ballard family - Alice Jones - Elizabeth Goffe - Edmond Bridges - Michell Milner - Thomas Ewer family - Sara Beale - Elizabeth Newman - Jo: Skudder - Thomas Terry family - Thomas Marshall - William Hooper - Edmond Johnson - Samuel Bennett - Richard Palmer - Anto. Bessy - Edw. Gardner - Wm Colbron - Henry Bull - Salmon Martin - William Hill - Nico. Buttry family - Jo & Mary Hart - Henry Tybbott family - Remembrance Tybbott - Nic. Goodhue family - John Johnson family - Ralph Farman family - Robert Terry

Resources: Primary Sources:
Other information: Passenger List at Olive Tree

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Ralph Farnham, in Anderson, Robert Charles; George F. Sanborn; and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635. (NEHGS, 1999-2011), 2:493-94.

    "ORIGIN: Rochester, Kent"
    "BIRTH: About 1603 (aged 32 in 1635 [Hotten 108]).
    DEATH: By 1648 (when his widow remarried)."

    "On 13 July 1635, 'Ralph Farman,' barber, aged 32, 'Alice Farman,' aged 28, 'Mary Farman,' aged 7, 'Tho[mas] Farman,' aged 4, and 'Ralph Farman,' aged 2, were enrolled at London as passengers for New England on the James [Hotten 108]."

  2. 1 HenryA Farnham, in Farnham, Russell C. The English Origin of Ralph1 Farnham of Ipswich, Massachusetts. American Genealogist (D.L. Jacobus). (Jan 1994), 69:34.

    "2 Ralph1 (Farnham) b. 1598 or later (under 20 in his father's will [20 Dec. 1618]); believed to be the immigrant to New England; if so, he was b. ca. 1603 …"

    Emphasis added.

  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 2 Ralph1 Farnham, in Farnham, Russell C. The English Origin of Ralph1 Farnham of Ipswich, Massachusetts. American Genealogist (D.L. Jacobus). (Jan 1994), 69:35-36.

    "2 Ralph1 Farnham {HenryA?) was born probably in the vicinity of Rochester, county Kent, England, about 1603. He died probably in Ipswich, Massachusetts, before 18 June 1648, when his widow, Alice (_____), married secondly in Gloucester, Massachusetts, Solomon Martin."

  4. Ralph Farman, in 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), 2:141.

    "Farman, Ralph, came from London, a barber-surgeon 1635, aged 32, in the James, with w. Alice, 28; ch. Mary, 7; Thomas, 4; and Ralph, 2; but I find nothing of his resid. or d. and think it not improb. that he was one of the first sett. of Andover, and his name was Farnum or Farnham."