Person:William Bridges (19)

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William Bridges
b.est 1615
d.bef 6 Feb 1648/49
  • HWilliam Bridgesest 1615 - bef 1648/49
  • WPersis Pierce1626 - 1682
m. bef 1643
  1. Rebecca Bridges1634/35 - 1644
  2. Persis Bridgesest 1645 -
  3. Samuel Bridges1647 -
  4. Mary Bridgesest 1649 -
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Name William Bridges
Gender Male
Birth[1] est 1615
Marriage bef 1643 to Persis Pierce
Death[1] bef 6 Feb 1648/49
The Anne and The Little James (1623)
The Anne and the Little James left England together, and arrived a week or so apart in Plymouth. Most of the passengers were probably on the Anne, as the Little James was smaller and carried mostly cargo.
Sailed: May(?) 1623 from an unspecified port in England under William Peirce (Master Anne), Emanuel Althan (Captain Little James), and John Bridges (Master Little James).
Arrived: 10 July 1623 (the Anne) and about 10 days later (the Little James) at Plymouth, Massachusetts
Previous Vessel: Weston's ships (Swan, Charity, Sparrow) (1622)
Next Vessel: Jonathan (1623)

Passengers:
~60 (Full List)
Families of earlier immigrants: Patience and Fear Brewster - Elizabeth (Walker) Warren and daughters - Hester (Mathieu) Cooke and her children - Bridget (Lee) Fuller - Margaret Hicks and her children - Wife and daughter of William Hilton - Frances Palmer - Joshua Pratt - Barbara Standish
Other Passengers: Anthony Annable (and family) - Edward Bangs - Robert Bartlett - Mary Bucket - William Bridges - Thomas Clark - Christopher Conant - Anthony Dix - John Faunce - George Morton (and family) - Godbert Godbertson (and family) - Timothy Hatherly - Edward Holman - John Jenney (and family) - Manasseh Kempton - Experience Mitchell - George Morton (and family) - Ellen Newton - Oldham, John, his wife and sister - Christian Penn - Abraham Pierce - Nicholas Snow - Alice (Carpenter) Southworth - Francis Sprague - Stephen Tracy, wife, and daughter - Ralph Wallen

Resources: Primary Sources: Bradford's History of Plymouth Plantation - Mourt's Relation - Pilgrim Hall (wills and other contemporary documents)

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 William Bridges, in Anderson, Robert Charles. The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995).

    ORIGIN: Unknown
    MIGRATION: 1623 on Anne
    FIRST RESIDENCE: Plymouth
    REMOVES: Watertown 1630, Charlestown 1643
    RETURN TRIPS: Possibly with stepfather John Oldham in England 1628 to 1630.

    BIRTH: Probably about 1615, based on receipt of land grant in Watertown in 1636, and approximate date of marriage.
    DEATH: Before 6 February 1648/9, when wife Persis appears as widow [ChBOP 105]; probably during 1648.