Person:Thomas Besbeech (1)

Thomas Besbeech
chr.3 Mar 1589/90 Biddenden, Kent, England
m. 31 Oct 1586
  1. John Besbeech1587 -
  2. Thomas Besbeech1589/90 - 1673/74
  3. Sarah Besbeech1592 -
  • HThomas Besbeech1589/90 - 1673/74
  • WAnne Basedenest 1598 - 1634
m. 14 Jan 1618/19
  1. Mary Besbeech1619/20 -
  2. Sarah Besbeech1621/22 - 1628
  3. Alice Besbeech1624 - 1686
Facts and Events
Name Thomas Besbeech
Gender Male
Christening[2] 3 Mar 1589/90 Biddenden, Kent, England
Marriage 14 Jan 1618/19 Biddenden, Kent, Englandto Anne Baseden
Death[1] 9 Mar 1673/74 Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

Hercules (1635)
From Hotten:s Original Persons: "Of all such persons as embarked themselves in the good ship called the Hercules, of Sandwicxh, of the burthen of 200 tons, John Witherley, master, and therein transported from Sandwich to the plantation called New England in America; with the cerificates from the ministers where they last dwelt of their conversation, and conformity to the orders and discipline of the church, and that they had taken the oath of allegiance and supremacy. (The certificates, all dated February and March, 1634, are here omitted.)
Sailed: early 1635 from Sandwich, Kent, England under Master John Witherley
Arrived: summer 1635 at Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony

~50 (Full List)
Jonas Austen family - Thomas Besbeech family (and Egelden children, servant Agnes Love, Thomas Neuley, Joseph Pacheing) - James Bennet - Jno. Best - Thomas Bonney - Thomas Bridgen family - Robert Brook family (and Gallant children) - Thomas Champion - Isaac Cole family (servant Rose Tritton) - Hen. Ewell - Parnel Harris - William Hatch family (servants Joseph Ketchrell - Simon Ketcrell - William Holmes, Symon Sutton, Lydia Wells)- Samuel Hinkley family - Thomas Heyward family - Margaret Johnnes - Jno. Lewis family - Em. Mason - Jos. Rootes - James Sayers - Comfort Starre family (servant John Turkey) - Nathaniel Tilden family (servant Sara Couchman, Edward Ford, Thomas Lapham, Marie Perien) - Fannet not Wise - William Witherell family (servant Anne Richards) -

Resources: Primary Sources:
Other information: Sandwich history - Hotten's list - Bisbee (longer list and includes history of lists)

  1. Thomas Besbeech, in Anderson, Robert Charles; George F. Sanborn; and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635. (NEHGS, 1999-2011).

    ORIGIN: Ashford, Kent
    MIGRATION: 1635 on the Hercules
    FIRST RESIDENCE: Cambridge
    REMOVES: Scituate 1637, Duxbury 1639, Sudbury by 1647, Marshfield by 1658, Sudbury by 1672

    BIRTH: Baptized at Biddenden, Kent, on 3 March 1589/90, son of John and Dorothy (Austin) (Foster) Besbeech [NEHGR 67:34].
    DEATH: Sudbury 9 March 1673/4.

  2. "Genealogical Gleanings in England [Besbeech]", in French, Elizabeth. Genealogical Research in England - Besbeech. New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (New England Historical and Genealogical Society, Jan 1913), Vol. 67:34, Apr 1913.

    [From Biddenden parish registers] 1589 Thomas son of John Besbeche christened 3 March [1589/90]