Person:John Whitmarsh (1)

John Whitmarsh
b.ABT 1596 England 1643
m. 9 Jun 1623
  1. John Whitmarsh1623/4 - Bef 1709
  2. Simon WhitmarshBet 1635 and 1645 - 1708
  3. Nicholas WhitmarshBET 1635 AND 1638 - Aft 1675
Facts and Events
Name[1] John Whitmarsh
Gender Male
Birth[2] ABT 1596 England
Marriage 9 Jun 1623 Shepton Mallet, Somerset, Englandto Alice Garment
Immigration[2][3][4] 20 MAR 1634/35 Weymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony,
Death[3][5] by 1643
  1. Some American Families and their Origins by Richard W. Smith, Url:
  2. 2.0 2.1 History of Weymouth, Massachusetts, Volume: 4 Vols.. (Weymouth Historical Society, Weymouth, 1923), Vol. 4, p. 758, Whitmarsh.
  3. 3.0 3.1 John Whitmarsh, in Great Migration Newsletter. (Boston, Massachusetts: Great Migration Study Project), [1].

    ORIGIN: Shepton Mallett, Somerset.
    MIGRATION: 1635 on the Marygould (on 20 March 1634/5, “Jno. Whitmarck [sic],” aged 39, “Alce Whitmarcke his wife,”aged 35, “Jmo. [sic] Whitmarcke his son,” aged 11, “Jane his daughter,” aged 7, “Ouseph [sic] Whitmarke his son,” aged 5, and “Rich[ard] Whitmark his son,” aged 2, were enrolled at Weymouth as passengers for New England on the Marygould [Hotten 284; GMN 7:9]).
    BIRTH:About 1596 (aged 39 on 20 March 1634/5 [Hotten 284]).
    DEATH: By 1643 [Weymouth Hist 189 (listed as deceased in land given to sons in land inventory)]

  4. from Weymouth, England with Rev. Joseph Hull's Company. On July 8, 1635, the General Court of Boston passed an order giving permission to Hull and his company of 21 familes to settle at Wessagusset which was renamed that year to Weymouth.
  5. based on land transaction which indicates father John Whitmarsh is deceased

Marygould (1635)
This ship carried the "Hull Company", a group of settlers traveling with Rev. Joseph Hull, who settled in Weymouth after reaching New England. Some references to this ship consider it unnamed, but more recent Great Migration profiles say those who enrolled at Weymouth on 20 Mar 1634/5 sailed on the Marygould.
Sailed: aft 20 Mar 1634/5 from Weymouth, England
Arrived: 3 May 1635 at Massachusetts Bay Colony

~100 (Full List)
George Allen family - Musachiell Bernard family - Andrew Hallett - Thomas Holbrook family - Angell Hollard family - Rev. Joseph Hull family - William King family - Robert Lovell family - John Whitmarsh family

Resources: Primary Sources:
Other information: ISTG Hull Company List