Person:Stephen Winthrop (1)

Colonel Stephen Winthrop
b.24 Mar 1618/9
d.3 May-19 Aug 1658
m. 29 Apr 1618
  1. Colonel Stephen Winthrop1618/19 - 1658
  2. Adam Winthrop1620 - 1652
  3. Deane Winthrop1622/23 - 1704
m. by 1644
Facts and Events
Name[1][2] Colonel Stephen Winthrop
Gender Male
Birth[1] 24 Mar 1618/9
Christening[1] 31 Mar 1619 Groton, Suffolk, England
Marriage by 1644 to Judith Rainsborough
Will[1] 3 May 1658
Death[1] 3 May-19 Aug 1658
Probate[1] 19 Aug 1658
Reference Number? Q22998131?
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 "John Winthrop", in Anderson, Robert Charles. The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995)

    He returned to England 1645, became a Colonel of Horse under Parliament, receiving 474l. 10s. per annum, and in 1656 was M.P. for Banff and Aberdeen. Resided at time of decease in James Street, Westminster. His will of 3 May, proved 19 Aug. 1658 mentions three daughters, Margaret, Joanna and Judith.

  2. 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)

    WINTHROP, STEPHEN, Boston, fourth s. of first Gov. John, but first by his third w. came with his f. 1630, in the Arbella, adm. of our ch. 16 Mar. 1634, and freem. 7 Dec. 1636, when only 17 yrs. old, was appoint. in 1639 by the Ct. to "record things," in 1642 obtain. leave from the Gen. Ct. to go to Eng. but did not for three or four yrs. avail hims. of the gr. was ar. co. 1644, rep. in 1644 for Portsmouth. In Eng. he was quite successful in acquir. distinct. both milit. and politic. was made head of a regim. and so much trusted by Cromwell, that he design. it is said, to appoint. him successor to Major-Gen. Harrison, when he thot. good to send that fellow laborer to prison, and direct. one of his subordinate places in Scotland to return Winth. as a mem. of one of his pretended parliam. those skilful architects of ruin that did nothing but build up anarchy. But he d. bef. the restorat. effect. by Monk, in whose army he was then serv. and might have gain. favor under the crown. He had early m. at Boston, Judith, sis. of Col. William Rainsborough, had Stephen, b. 7 Nov. bapt. 9 Dec. 1644, prob. d. 1647; and John, 24, bapt. 31 May 1646, wh. also prob. d. young; ano. Stephen was b. to him at Groton in Eng. 13 May 1651; but in his will he styles hims. of James Street, Westminster. He had three ds. Judith, w. of Richard Hancock; Margaret, m. Henry Ward, and next, Capt. Edmund Willey; and Joanna; but it may seem prob. that they were b. in Eng.