Family:William Beardsley and Mary Harvey (1)

b. est 1605 England
d. bet 28 Sep 1660 and 6 Jul 1661 Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
d. aft 28 Mar 1674
Facts and Events
Marriage[1] 26 Jan 1631/32 Ilkeston, Derbyshire, England
cal 1631
est 1646
  1. William Beardsley, in Anderson, Robert Charles; George F. Sanborn; and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635. (NEHGS, 1999-2011), 1:224.

    (William Beardsley married) Ilkeston, Derbyshire, 26 January 1631/2 Mary Harvey

  2.   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), 1:149.

    William (Beardsley, Stratford, a mason, came 1635, in the Planter from London, aged 30, with w. Mary, 26, and ch. Mary 4; John, 2; and Joseph, 6 mos. He was freem. in Mass. 7 Dec. 1636, but dwell, in wh. town is unkn. was one of the orig. proprs. of S. 1640, and there had Daniel, b. 1644; beside Samuel wh. d. 1706; prob. Sarah, wh. m. 1668, Obadiah Dickinson of Hatfield, and one or more other ds. was rep. 1645, and often after, and d. 1661. His will of 28 Sept. 1660, names w. and four s., Daniel, John, Joseph, and Samuel; gives to ds. m. £10 ea. and a large sum to be distrib. by the w. to other ch. prob. younger, and unm. of wh. were certain. William, and Thomas. Of the grs. at Yale, in 1828, were seven Beardsleys.

  3.   Holt, Nellie Judson Beardsley, and Charles Eleazer Holt. Beardsley genealogy: the family of William Beardsley, one of the first settlers of Stratford, Connecticut. (Ellsworth, Maine: Downeast Graphics, 1989).