WILLIAM, Dorchester 1641, from whose will, made 28 Feb. 1651, pro. 6 July 1654, we learn that he had s. Andrew, and George, both of Hingham, d. Mary Long, and Elizabeth w. of Thomas Rider, beside ds. whose bapt. names are not seen, ws. of Nathaniel Baker, and of Thomas Lincoln of Hingham.
ORIGIN: Beaminster, Dorset. MIGRATION: 1635 on the Hopewell. FIRST RESIDENCE: Dorchester. BIRTH: By about 1581 (based on estimated date of marriage). DEATH: Between 28 February 1650[/1?] (date of will) and 5 July 1654 (date of inventory) (and probably closer to the latter date.
There were at least three voyages of ships named Hopewell in 1635. The first in April 1635 under William Buddick; the second, this voyage in May from Weymouth under John Driver; and the third in September under Thomas Babb.
William Blake and family - Thomas Bushrod - John Crowe - Edward Clapp and family - Thomas Dimmock and family - John Durant - John Gachill and family - John Gilbert - Matthew Hearn - William Lane and family - William Malton - Edmund Marshall - Hugh Norman - Thomas Richards and family - John Rockwell and family - Daniel Stolack - John Strong and family