d.bef 15 Jun 1652 Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
m. bef 1633
Facts and Events
William was age 34, when he came with his wife, Margaret, age 24, and their son John aged 2, on the ship PLANTER, sailing from London, 10 April 1635, arriving at Boston, Massachusetts on 7 June 1635 (C. E. Banks, Planters of the Commonwealth, p 143). William was a linen weaver in Stratford, Connecticut and a deputy to the General Court in 1647. He died in 1652, leaving a will dated 29 May 1651, inventory 16 June 1652 (Bailey's Abstracts of Fairfield Probate Records 1:75). Margaret remarried and on 22 October 1668 an agreement was signed by her and her Willcockson children. source: The Connecticut Willcocksons by George E. McCracken appearing in the American Genealogist. vol 59.