Person:William Goodhue (1)

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Deacon William Goodhue
b.abt. 1612
d.aft 31 Jul 1694
  • HDeacon William Goodhueabt 1612 - aft 1694
  • WMargery Watson1615 - 1668
m. by abt 1635
  1. Deacon Joseph Goodhue1635 - 1697
  2. Deacon William Goodhueabt 1645 - 1712
  3. Mary GoodhueEST 1648 -
  • HDeacon William Goodhueabt 1612 - aft 1694
  • WMary Unknownbef 1614 - 1680
m. 7 Sep 1669
  • HDeacon William Goodhueabt 1612 - aft 1694
  • WBethiah Reaest 1630 - 1688
m. 26 Jul 1682
  • HDeacon William Goodhueabt 1612 - aft 1694
  • WRemember Unknown1631 - 1701/02
m. By 1691
Facts and Events
Name[1] Deacon William Goodhue
Gender Male
Birth[1] abt. 1612
Emigration[1] 1635
Residence[1] 1635 Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Occupation[1] Weaver; Yeoman; Merchant
Marriage by abt 1635 to Margery Watson
Other[1] 7 Dec 1636 Admitted freeman of Massachusetts Bay.
Marriage 7 Sep 1669 Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United Statesto Mary Unknown
Marriage 26 Jul 1682 to Bethiah Rea
Marriage By 1691 to Remember Unknown
Death[1] aft 31 Jul 1694
Alt Death[2] 1699 Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United StatesChebacco Parish
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 William Goodhue, in Anderson, Robert Charles; George F. Sanborn; and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635. (NEHGS, 1999-2011), 3:108-114.

    ORIGIN: Unknown.
    MIGRATION, 1635 (based on appearance as an abutter to land of Thomas Dudley in that year [ITR]).
    OCCUPATION: Weaver [ILR 1:36; ELR 14:53]. Yeoman [ILR 3:29, 31, 101, 142, 4:496]. Merchant (on 20 June 1673, "Deacon Goodhue" was one of three men of "Ipswich, all retailers of wine," who were ordered to "bring in their accounts of their several drafts of wine, beer and cider, according to law, also for the nonpayment of the rates and imposts" [EQC 5:223]; on 5 May 1674, "Deacon Goodhue was licensed to sell wine by the gallon and also to sell liquors, as other merchants," and on 21 April 1675, 26 September 1676 and 25 September 1677, this license was renewed [EQC 5:307, 6:27, 204, 337]; "Deacon William Goodhue Senior of Ipswich, merchant," frequently acted as a banker, taking mortgages on land held by other Ipswich residents [ILR 3:163, 4:27, 81, 139, 141, 147, 5:177, 422; ELR 9:154, 10:21]; he was occasionally in court as a plaintiff, usually suing over debt arising from his mercantile activities [EQC 5:12, 219, 6:50]).
    CHURCH MEMBERSHIP: Admission to Ipswich church prior to 7 December 1636 implied by freemanship. Deacon by 1668 [ILR 3:132, EQC 4:106].
    FREEMAN: 7 December 1636 (as Will[iam] Goodhewe") [MBCR 1:372].
    BIRTH: About 1612 (Deposed 1 May 1672 "aged fifty six years" [EQC 5:38]).
    DEATH: After 31 July 1694 [ELR 10:21].

  2. Cutter, William Richard. New England Families, Genealogical and Memorial: A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of the Commonwealths and the Founding of a Nation. (New York, New York, United States: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1913-14), Third Series, I:63.

    William Goodhue, the immigrant ancestor, was born in England about 1612, and came to America in 1635-36, settling in Ipswich, Massachusetts. … In his advanced age he gave up his Ipswich home, and went to live with his son William in Chebacco, now Essex, where he died in 1699. … He married (first) in England, Margery Watson, native of Kent. She died in Ipswich, August 28, 1668. He married (second) Mary Webb, widow, February 7, 1669-70, and she died at Ipswich, September 7, 1680. He married (third) July 26, 1682, Bethiah Grafton, who died December 6, 1688. He married (fourth) in 1689, Remember Fisk, of Wenham, Massachusetts, who survived him and died at Ipswich, February 16, 1701-02.