Person:Robert Long (1)

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Robert Long
b.abt 1590
  1. Richard Long1586 - 1636
  2. Robert Longabt 1590 - 1663/4
  • HRobert Longabt 1590 - 1663/4
  • WSarah Taylor1595 - 1631
m. 3 Oct 1614
  1. Sarah Long1616 -
  2. Elizabeth Long1621 - 1691
  3. Anna Long1623 - 1691
  4. Zachariah Long1630 - 1688
m. by 1634
Facts and Events
Name[1] Robert Long
Gender Male
Birth[1] abt 1590
Marriage 3 Oct 1614 Saint Albans, Hertford, England, EnglandSt Albans Abbey
to Sarah Taylor
Marriage by 1634 to Elizabeth Unknown
Emigration[1] 1635 Defence
Residence[1] 1635 Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Occupation[1] Innholder
Other[1] 25 May 1636 Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United StatesFreeman
Will[1] 10 June or July 1658
Death[1] 09 Jan 1663/4 Charlestown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Estate Inventory[1] 19 Jan 1663/4 £647-19-01; £360 in real estate.
Probate[1] 16 Feb 1663/4 Will proved.

On 7 July 1635, "Robert Longe," aged 45, innholder, "Eliza[beth] his wife," aged 30. "x children, Micell," aged 20, "Sarra," aged 18, "Robert," aged 16, "Eliza[beth]," aged 12, "Anne," aged 10, "Mary," aged 9, "Rebecca," aged 8, "Jon," aged 6, "Zachery," aged 4, and "Joshua," aged "3 quarters," and "Luce Mercer," aged 18, a servant, with a certificate of conformity from two justices of the peace and the minister of Dunstable, Bedfordshire, were enrolled as passengers for New England on the Defence. [2]


Defence (1635)
Sailed: Late July 1635 from London, England under Master Edward Bostocke
Arrived: 8 Oct 1635 at Massachusetts Bay Colony

Passengers:
~100 (Full List)
Thomas Boylston - Richard Champney family - George and Joseph Cocke - Robert and Edward Colburne - Penelope Darno - Elizabeth Fenwick - James Fitch and family - French family - Jasper and Ann Goun - Eglin Hanford and family - Roger and Mabel Harlakenden - William Holman and family - William Hubbard and family - Jo Jenkynn- John Jones and family - Robert Keayne and family - Robert Longe and family - Adam Mott and family - Francis Nutbrowne - Rich Peck - William Read and family - Symon Roger - William Sawkyn - Samuel Shepherd - John (Thomas?) Sheppard and family - Sarah Simes - Henry Stevens - William and Marie Williamson - Ann Wood

Resources: Primary Sources:
Other information: Passenger list

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 Robert Long, in Anderson, Robert Charles; George F. Sanborn; and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635. (NEHGS, 1999-2011), IV:316-320.

    ORIGIN: Dunstable, Bedfordshire.
    MIGRATION: 1635 on the Defence.
    OCCUPATION: Innholder [Hotten 90]. Vintner [MBCR 2:173, 277, 3:148, 4:1:90, 329, 434]. On 3 September 1635, "Mr. Longe is licensed to keep a house of entertainment at Charles Towne for horse & man" [MBCR 1:159, 208, 226, 228]. On 30 April 1640, "Charles Towne having chosen Rob[er]t Longe to sell wine, this court doth allow him till the Quarter Court" [MBCR 1:287]. On 13 May 1640, "Mr. Robert Longe is allowed to draw wine at Charlestowne" [MBCR 1:290].
    CHURCH MEMBERSHIP: On 17 April 1636, "Robert Long" and "Elizabeth Long" were admitted as members of Charlestown Church [ChCR 9].
    FREEMAN: 25 May 1636 (first in a sequence of three Charlestown men) [MBCR 1:371].

  2. Great Migration, citing Hotten 89-90