Person:James Glass (3)

James Glass
b.Abt 1620 England
  1. James GlassAbt 1620 - 1652
  2. Roger Glass1623 - 1692
  • HJames GlassAbt 1620 - 1652
  • WMary Pontus1624 - 1682
m. 31 Oct 1645
  1. Wybra Lydia Glass1649 - 1711
  2. Hannah Glass1651 -
  3. Mary GlassAbt 1652 - Bef 1711/12
Facts and Events
Name James Glass
Gender Male
Birth[1] Abt 1620 EnglandBased on sibling births
Marriage 31 Oct 1645 Plymouth, Massachusetts, United Statesto Mary Pontus
Death[1][2][3] 3 Sep 1652 Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United StatesPlymouth Harbor
  1. 1.0 1.1 McCracken, George E. "Early Cogans English and American", in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society)
    Vol. 111, p. 178.

    James Glass, "probably" s/o James Glass and Mary Cogan, servant to Henry Coggan, able to bear arms Plymouth 1643, 31 Oct 1645 Mary Pontus, d/o William Pontus and Wybra Hanson, who m. (2) 1657 Philip Delano Sr. He d. at sea 3 Sep 1652.

  2. "Plymouth Colony Wills and Inventories", in Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants. Mayflower Descendant: An Illustrated Quarterly Magazine of Pilgrim Genealogy, History and Biography
    Vol. 11, p. 94.

    20 Feb 1652[/53]: Inventory of "estate of James Glasse Deceased": £32.06.05 by John Donham senior and Ephraim Morton; "Mary Glasse Widdow" made oath to it 4 Mar 1652[/53].

  3. Pulsifer, David (editor), and Nathaniel B. (editor) Shurtleff. Records of the Colony of New Plymouth, in New England. (Boston, MA: William White, 1855-1861)
    Vol. 3, p. 16.

    " hereof [3 Sep 1652], in the morning, it being very stormy weather, riding att the Gurnetsnose, before the mouth of Plymouth Harbour, in a boate to which hee belonged, they were forced thence by the stresse of weather, and were forced on shore on backside of the beach; and coming neare the shore, the surges being violent, hee was beaten of the fore cuddey of the said boate into the water, and soe ended his life; and his body was found dead and taken vp driveing near the place. And wee further declare, that haueing all viewed his body, we found noe wound or other cause that might occasin his death."