Person:Andrew Ring (1)

Andrew Ring
m. 21 May 1601
  1. Elizabeth Ring1601 - bef 1687
  2. Susannah Ringabt 1611 - bef 1664/5
  3. Andrew Ringabt 1618 - 1691
  • HAndrew Ringabt 1618 - 1691
  • WDeborah Hopkinsabt 1626 - bet 1666-1674
m. 23 APR 1646
  1. Susanah Ring
  2. Deborah Ring
  3. Samuel Ring
  4. William Ring1580 - 1620
  5. Elizabeth Ring1652 -
  6. William Ring1653 -
  7. Eleazer Ring1655 - 1749
  8. Mary RingABT 1657 - 1731
m. abt 1674
Facts and Events
Name Andrew Ring
Gender Male
Birth? abt 1618 Leiden, Netherlands
Immigration[1] PR. 15 MAY 1629 prob. "Mayflower" in its second voyage
Marriage 23 APR 1646 Plymouth, Plymouth Co., Massachusettsto Deborah Hopkins
Alt Marriage 1648 to Lettice Kempton
Marriage abt 1674 to Lettice Kempton
Death[1] 22 Feb 1691/1692 Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Alt Death? 22 FEB 1698 Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Burial? Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United StatesBurial Hill

Andrew was raised by his sister, Elizabeth Ring Deane, after his mother died.

RING, ANDREW, came from England with a widowed mother, sister Elizabeth, m. Stephen Dean, and perhaps brother William, prob. about 1629, m. Deborah, d. of Stephen Hopkins. 1646. and had William, Eleazer; Mary, m. a Morton; Deborah, Susanna; Elizabeth, 1652, m. a Mayo of Eastham; Samuel. He m., 2d, Lettys, wid. of John Morton.

He was a Proprietor in Plymouth November 2, 1640. Andrew was able to bear arms in 1643 and a Juror in 1650. He became a freeman June 2, 1646. Andrew's will was written December 14, 1691 and probated March 22, 1692/93.

Andrew was one of the first settlers of Middleboro.

His father, William (Wylliam) Ring (Ringe) was born in 1565 in Houghton, Lancaster, England. He died between 1620 and 1629 in Leyden, South Holland, Netherlands. He was married to Mary (Marie) Durrant (Durante) on 21 May 1601 in Ufford, Suffolk, England.

His mother, Mary Durrant Ring, was born before 1589 in Pettistrey, Suffolk, England She immigrated in 1629 to Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts. She sailed to America aboard the second Mayflower in 1629. She died in July 1631 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts. (Her will was "interesting" - part of it can be read on page 143 of Leon Clark Hill's "History of the Mayflower Planters". Andrew's will is on pp. 143-149 of the same book.)[10]

RING, ANDREW, Plymouth, whose wid[owed]. mo[ther]. made her will there 28 Oct. 1633, leav[ing]. him to the care of Elder Fuller, came prob[ably]. a[bout]. 1629, was freem[an]. 1646, m[arried]. that y[ea]r. Deborah, d[aughter]. of Stephen Hopkins, had William; Eleazer; Mary; Deborah; and Elizabeth 19 Apr. 1652. He was one of the first sett[lers]. of Middleborough, had for sec[ond]. w[ife]. Lettys, wid[ow]. of John Morton. His sis[ter]. Elizabeth wh[o]. m[arried]. Stephen Dean, and Susanna, wh[o]. m[arried] Thomas Clark, were both older than A[ndrew]. which d[ied]. 1692, in 75th yr. Whether his f[ather]. came or d[ied]. in Eng[land]. is uncert[ain]. [11]

  1. 1.0 1.1 D./P.O.D.: 15 Nov 1993 internet message from Tom Lincoln (
  2.   Torrey, Clarence Almon. New England Marriages Prior to 1700. (1963), p. 626.
  3.   Leon Clark Hills. History & Genealogy of the Mayflower Planters. (Hills Publishing Co., Washington, D.C., 1936).
  4.   Roser, Susan E. Mayflower Increasings for Three Generations. (Baltimore [Maryland]: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1989).
  5.   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), 3:542-543.
  6.   Anderson, Robert Charles. The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995).
  7.   NEHGR Vol. 73.
  8.   The American Genealogist, October 1966, pp. 193-205.

    The Widow Mary Ring, of Plymouth, MA and her Children by John Insley Coddington

  9.   General Society of Mayflower Descendants. Mayflower Families Through Five Generations: Descendants of the Pilgrims who landed at Plymouth, Mass. December 1620. (New England - United States: General Society of Mayflower Descendants., Various), The Widow Mary Ring, of Plymouth, MA and her Children by John Insley Coddington.
  10. Genealogical Register of Plymouth Families, page 217
  11. From Savage's Genealogical Dictionary