Person:Rebecca Prence (13)

Find records: death
m. 5 Aug 1624
  1. Rebecca Prencebef 1627 - bef 1651
  2. Hannah Prence1628 - bef 1698
  3. Mercy Prence1631 - 1711
m. 22 Apr 1646
  1. Rebecca Freeman1647 - 1738
  2. Patience FreemanAbt 1647 - Aft 1705
Facts and Events
Name Rebecca Prence
Gender Female
Birth[4] bef 22 May 1627 Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Marriage 22 Apr 1646 Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United Statesto Edmund Freeman, Jr
Burial[5] prob 23 Mar 1648 Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
Death? bef 18 Jul 1651 Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States

Rebecca Prence, the daughter of Patience Brewster and Thomas Prence was born in Plymouth, Mass and died in Sandwich. She married Edmund Freeman, son of Edmund and Bennett (Hodsoll) Freeman. His brother, John Freeman, married Rebecca's sister, Mercy Prence. Edmund and Rebecca (Prence) Freeman had two children: Patience and Rebecca. After Rebecca died, Edmund married in Sandwich 18 July 1651, Margaret Perry. Edmund and Margaret (Perry) Freeman had 6 children: Margaret, Edmund, Alice, Rachel, Sarah and Deborah.

References
  1.   Anderson, Robert Charles. The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995).
  2.   Roser, Susan E. Mayflower Increasings for Three Generations. (Baltimore [Maryland]: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1989).
  3.   Kardell, Caroline Lewis, compiler, and R. A. Lovell. Vital records of Sandwich, Massachusetts to 1885. (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1996).
  4. The Division of Cattle in 1627, in Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants. Mayflower Descendant: An Illustrated Quarterly Magazine of Pilgrim Genealogy, History and Biography, 1:150.

    Lot 5 of the division of cattle 1 Jun 1627, lot 5, includes "Thomas Prince", "Pacience Prince", and "Rebecka Prince", so born bef. 1 Jun 1627.

  5. Plymouth Colony Vital Records, in Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants. Mayflower Descendant: An Illustrated Quarterly Magazine of Pilgrim Genealogy, History and Biography, 15:26.

    [Section heading: "Sandwich burials, probably"] Reb[worn]eman buried the 23'd of march. [The footnote directs us to introductory notes which place this in colonial year 1647, i.e. 1647/8, and says it is "undoubtedly 'Rebecca Freeman'".]

  6.   Merrick, Barbara Lambert; E. Virginia Hunt; and Massachusetts) General Society of Mayflower Descendants (Plymouth. William Brewster of the Mayflower: and his descendants for four generations. (Plymouth, MA: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1994), Page 25, 2000, Secondary quality.