Person:Christopher Conant (1)

Christopher Conant
d.aft 9 Nov 1630
m. 4 Feb 1578
  1. Christopher Conant1588 - aft 1630
  2. Roger Conant1592 - 1679
Facts and Events
Name Christopher Conant
Gender Male
Christening[1] 13 June 1588 East Budleigh, Devon, England
Immigration? 1623 Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United StatesAboard the Anne
Death[2] aft 9 Nov 1630 Unknown

Married: (1) St. Ann Blackfriars, London, 13 August 1617 Sicily Croxon; "Mrs. Cannant" bur. St. Lawrence Jewry 19 August 1618 "in the Sout Ile near the Lower End" [NEHGR 147:239]. (2) Shobrooke, Devonshire, 14 September 1619 "Christopher Conant, of London, merchant, and Mrs. Anne Wilton." No known issue.

  1. Conant, Frederick Odell. A History and Genealogy of the Conant Family in England and America: Thirteen generations, 1520-1887. (Portland, Me.: Harris & Williams, 1887).
  2. Christopher Conant, in Anderson, Robert Charles. The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995).

    Served on a Massachusetts trial jury on that date. May have followed his brother Roger to Cape Ann, but no records have been found.

The Anne and The Little James (1623)
The Anne and the Little James left England together, and arrived a week or so apart in Plymouth. Most of the passengers were probably on the Anne, as the Little James was smaller and carried mostly cargo.
Sailed: May(?) 1623 from an unspecified port in England under William Peirce (Master Anne), Emanuel Althan (Captain Little James), and John Bridges (Master Little James).
Arrived: 10 July 1623 (the Anne) and about 10 days later (the Little James) at Plymouth, Massachusetts
Previous Vessel: Weston's ships (Swan, Charity, Sparrow) (1622)
Next Vessel: Jonathan (1623)

~60 (Full List)
Families of earlier immigrants: Patience and Fear Brewster - Elizabeth (Walker) Warren and daughters - Hester (Mathieu) Cooke and her children - Bridget (Lee) Fuller - Margaret Hicks and her children - Wife and daughter of William Hilton - Frances Palmer - Joshua Pratt - Barbara Standish
Other Passengers: Anthony Annable (and family) - Edward Bangs - Robert Bartlett - Mary Bucket - William Bridges - Thomas Clark - Christopher Conant - Anthony Dix - John Faunce - George Morton (and family) - Godbert Godbertson (and family) - Timothy Hatherly - Edward Holman - John Jenney (and family) - Manasseh Kempton - Experience Mitchell - George Morton (and family) - Ellen Newton - Oldham, John, his wife and sister - Christian Penn - Abraham Pierce - Nicholas Snow - Alice (Carpenter) Southworth - Francis Sprague - Stephen Tracy, wife, and daughter - Ralph Wallen

Resources: Primary Sources: Bradford's History of Plymouth Plantation - Mourt's Relation - Pilgrim Hall (wills and other contemporary documents)