Person:Herbert Pelham (1)

Herbert Pelham
b.abt 1600
m. abt 1599
  1. Herbert Pelhamabt 1600 - 1673
  2. Penelope Pelhamabt 1619 - 1702
  1. Edward Pelhamabt 1650 - 1730
  • HHerbert Pelhamabt 1600 - 1673
  • W.  Jemima Waldegrave (add)
m. bef 1631
  1. Penelope Pelham1631 - 1703
Facts and Events
Name Herbert Pelham
Gender Male
Birth? abt 1600
Marriage bef 1631 to Jemima Waldegrave (add)
Burial[1] 1 Jul 1673 Bures-St. Mary, Suffolk, England

Graduated at Oxford 1619, and bore his father's Arms in the Hastings muster the same year. He came to Massachusetts in 1638, was first treasurer of Harvard College and returned to England 1649, where he died in 1673.

  1. Weis, Frederick Lewis; William R. Beall; Kaleen E. Beall; and Walter Lee Sheppard. Ancestral roots of certain American colonists who came to America before 1700: lineages from Alfred the Great, Charlemagne, Malcolm of Scotland, Robert the Strong, and other historical individuals. (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Pub. Co., c2004), p. 4, line 1-39.

    Herbert Pelham III, Esq., b. abt 1600, bur. Bures, co. Suffolk, 1 July 1673; came to New England, 1639/40; first Treasurer of Harvard College, 1643; Commissioner of the United Colonies, 1645; m. (1) Jemima Waldegrave, dau. of Thomas Waldegrave and granddau. of Thomas Waldegrave; m. (2) 1638, Elizabeth Bosville, wid of Col. Roger Harlakenden, Esq. (69A-41), and dau. of Geoffrey Bosville. (NEHGR 33: 287-291, TAG 18:210). Line goes back through Edward III of England to Cerdic, King of the West Saxons.

  2.   Stephen, Leslie, ed, and Sidney, ed Lee. Dictionary of National Biography. (London: Smith, Elder, 1885-1900), Vol. 44:248 [1].