Person:Philip Veren (1)

  • HPhilip VerenAbt 1580 - bef 1649
  • WDorcasEst 1585 - Aft 1668
m. ABT 1605
  1. Sarah Veren1609 - 1669
  2. Philip Veren, Jr.1619 -
  3. Hilliard Veren1621 -
  4. Captain Nathaniel Veren1623 - bef 1665
  5. Joshua Veren
Facts and Events
Name Philip Veren
Gender Male
Birth[1] Abt 1580 Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
Marriage ABT 1605 to Dorcas
Death[2] bef 3 Oct 1649 Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

“Phillip Varren, roper,” is listed as one of the men aboard the James of London, sailing in the spring of 1635. He was made a freeman 2 September 1635 (as “Phillip Vereing”). [4] He was granted 160 acreas in the freeman's lands in Salem in 1636. [5]

  1. The Verin Family of Salem, Massachusetts, in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society), page 100.
  2. Philip Veren, in Great Migration Newsletter. (Boston, Massachusetts: Great Migration Study Project), [1].

    ORIGIN: Salisbury, Wiltshire
    BIRTH: By about 1581 (based on estimated date of marriage).
    DEATH: Before 3 October 1649 (when his widow sold land [ELR 1:8]).

  3.   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), Vol 4:371.

    PHILIP, Salem, br. prob. of the first Joshua, came 1635, arr. at Boston, in the James from Southampton, in the ship's clearance call. "a roper," late of New Sarum, or the city of Salisbury, as in mod. times we designate it, bring. w. Dorcas, and ch. perhaps all b. in Eng. Philip, Nathaniel, Hilliard, and Joshua, yet possib. one or more were b. here, for he had sec. w. Jane, wh. join. the ch. 1640; was freem. 2 Sept. 1635, but twenty yrs. later was imprison. as a Quaker.

  4. Great Migration, citing MBCR 1:371
  5. Great Migration, citing STR 1:21
The James of London (1635)
At least two ships called the James sailed in 1635 from England to New England. The passenger list for this one refers to the "James of London." It lists only the men and boys, but indicates that wives and children accompanied them.
Sailed: 26 Apr 1635 from London, England under Master William Cooper
Arrived: 3 Jun 1635 at Boston, Massachusetts.

53 men plus families
(men without descendants listed on the category page).
Maurice Anglis - Thomas Antram - Edmund Balter (servant John Smale) - Nicholas Batt - Thomas Browne - Thos Carpenter - Augustine Clement - Thomas Colman - Zacheus Coutris - Thomas Duryes - John Emery - Anthony Emery - John Euered Alias Webb - Robert Field - John Greene - Edmund Hawes - Peter Higdon - Nicholas Holte - Maudit Ingles - John Knight - Ris Knight - Anthony Morse - William Morse - John Musselwhite - John Parker - John Pithouse - William Paddey - John Pike - Sampson Salter - Michael Shafflin - Thomas Smith - George Smythe - Anthony Thetcher - Josuah Verren - Phillip Varren - Richard Walker - Hercules Woodman

Resources: Passenger List - Winthrop Society - Great Migration Newsletter