Person:George Cleeve (1)

m. Bef 1586
  1. George CleeveEst 1586 - Aft 1666
  • HGeorge CleeveEst 1586 - Aft 1666
  • WAlice UnknownEst 1581 - Bef 1618
m. 17 Oct 1612
  • HGeorge CleeveEst 1586 - Aft 1666
  • WJoan PriceEst 1584 - Aft 1662
m. 7 Sep 1618
  1. Elizabeth CleeveEst 1619 - Aft 1684
  2. Cleombrotus Cleeve1620 - 1621
  3. Anne Cleeve1623 - 1624
Facts and Events
Name George Cleeve
Alt Name George Cleeves
Gender Male
Birth[2] Est 1586 Stogursey, Somerset, England
Marriage 17 Oct 1612 London, Englandto Alice Unknown
Marriage 7 Sep 1618 Shrewsbury, Shropshire, Englandto Joan Price
Death[2] Aft 13 Nov 1666 Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States

Facts about this person:

Religion Episcopalian, had a dislike for the Politics and Religion of Mass.

  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)

    CLEVES, or CLEAVES, GEORGE, Falmouth, came in 1630, I think, from Plymouth, in Devonsh. and sat down, first, at Spurwink, or Scarborough, and in two yrs. rem. a little further E. to be the earliest inhab. of F. no doubt drawn thither by its superior harbor, was of the gr. jury 1640, unit. with Richard Tucker of Saco, both in trade, and ld. speculat. thereby promot. gr. discord a. patents. He had Elizabeth wh. m. first, Michael Mitton, next, a Harvey, and d. 1681; but whether bless. with other ch. is not told. Adm. freem. 1658, of Mass. he was rep. 1663, and d. a. 1667, prob. a very old man, for he testif. in 1663, that his w. Joan was of 87 yrs. Copious details of him are in Willis and Folsom. See also Winthrop I. 231; II. 256; and Sullivan, 312-6.

  2. 2.0 2.1 George Cleeve, in Anderson, Robert Charles. The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995).

    ORIGIN: Shrewsbury, Shropshire
    MIGRATION: 1630
    REMOVES: Falmouth (Portland) 1633
    RETURN TRIPS: In England 1636 and about 1643
    OCCUPATION: Vintner (in England) [NEHGR 102:169-77].
    BIRTH: Stogursey, Somersetshire, say 1586 (aged 26 at 1612 marriage [NEHGR 140:180]), son of John Cleeve, linen draper [NEHGR 102:171].
    DEATH: After 13 November 1666 [MPCR 1:318].