Family:Samuel Packard and Elizabeth Unknown (1)

Facts and Events
Marriage? Abt 1635
Alt Marriage? Bef 1653
Abt 1637 England
Bef 1684
Abt 1643
Bef 1684

Her name is often given as Stream, but not with corroborating evidence.

Based on Source:Mayflower Descendant, p. 15:254, "Samuel Packard's Will": Will of "Samuell Packer seni'r of Bridgwater", dated 29 Oct 1684, inventory 7 Nov 1684, proved 3 Mar 1684/85, mentions wife Elizabeth, "Samuell Packer my eldest son", "my son Zacheus Packer", "my son John Packer", "my son Nathaniel Packer", "my Grand Child Israell Agur" [son of Thomas Alger and Elizabeth Packard], "fouer sones (viz) Samuell Packer Zacheus Packer John Packer and Nathaniell Packer", "my five Daughters Mary Phillips the wife of Richard Phillips and hannah Randall The wife of Tho: Randall Jaell Smith the wife of John Smith and Daborah Washburn the wife of Samuell Washburn and Deliverance Washburn The wife of Thomas Wasburn", "Grand Child Deliverance Augur" [under age, daughter of Thomas Alger and Elizabeth Packard], "Granchildren Samuell Packer, and Daniell Packer the son of my son Samuel Packer", "my Grandchild Issraell Packer; the son of my son Zacheus Packer", "my Grandchild Caleb Phillipes the son of Caleb Phillipes" [presumably great-grandchild, son of Caleb Phillips, b. Roxbury 1682].

  1.   Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England: Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, on the Basis of Farmer's Register. (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co, 1860-1862)

    Samuel, Hingham 1638, came in the Diligent, with w. prob. Elizabeth and one ch. arr. 10 Aug. had been of Wymondhanm, in Co. Norfk. rem. to Weymouth, first, perhaps, where he had John, b. 20 July 1655, thence to Bridgewater by 1664, had elder ch. Samuel, Zaccheus, Elizabeth Mary, beside Hannah, Thomas, Jael, Israel, Debroah, Deliverance, and Nathaniel; but the order is not exact. indicat. for the most. Elizabeth m. 14 Nov. 1665, Thomas Alger of Taunton; Mary M. Richard Phillips of Weymouth; Hannah m. Thomas Randall; Jael m. 15 Nov. 1672, John Smith; Deborah m. Samuel Washburn; and Deliverance m. Thomas Washburn.

Diligent (1638)
This lists derives from the memory of passenger Daniel Cushing, who wrote the list some 40 years later when he was town clerk at Hingham.
Sailed: 26 Apr 1638 from Gravesend, England (or in June from Ipswich, Suffolk) under Master John Martin
Arrived: 10 Aug 1638 at Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony (passengers destined for Hingham, Massachusetts)

~100 (Full List)
Bozoun & Anne Allen - Richard Baxter - James Buck - Mrs. Christian Chamberlain - Henry Chamberlain family - Matthew Cushing family - John Fearing - John Folsom family - Stephen Gates family - Edward Gilman family - Matthew & Margaret Hawke - Francis & Elizabeth James - Philip James family - George Knights family - Mrs. Joan Lincoln - Stephen Lincoln family - Thomas Lincoln - Edward Mitchell - John Morfield - Jeremiah Moore - Samuel Packer family - Stephen Paine family - Rev. Robert Peck family - Joseph Peck family - William Pitts- William Ripley family - Robert Skoulding family - Henry Smith - Thomas Sucklin - John Sutton family - John Tuff – (And about 20 Servants)

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