Person:William Spooner (4)

William Spooner
m. Abt 1620/21
  1. William Spooner1620/21 - Abt 1685
m. 1646
  1. John SpoonerBef 1648 - Aft 1734
  • HWilliam Spooner1620/21 - Abt 1685
  • WHannah PrattEst 1632 -
m. 18 Mar 1651/52
  1. Isaac SpoonerAbt 1652 - 1709
  2. William SpoonerAft 1652 - Aft 1735
  3. Sarah Spooner1653 - Aft 1720
  4. Samuel Spooner1655/56 - Bef 1739
  5. Martha Spooner1657 - Aft 1717
  6. Hannah SpoonerAft 1662 -
  7. Mercy SpoonerAft 1663 -
  8. Ebenezer SpoonerAft 1665 - 1718
Facts and Events
Name William Spooner
Gender Male
Birth[1][2] 1620/21
Occupation[4] 1637 INDENTURED: John Holmes/Coombs
Marriage 1646 Plymouth, Massachusetts, United Statesto Elizabeth Partridge
Alt Marriage 1645/46 Colchester, Essex, Englandto Elizabeth Partridge
Marriage 18 Mar 1651/52 Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United Statesto Hannah Pratt
Will[1] 8 Mar 1683/84 Dartmouth, Bristol County, Massachusetts
Death[3] Abt 1685 Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

The following deeds are given to establish residences:

  1. MD, p. 13:143, Deed 25th of october 1658, "Samuell hickes of the town of Plymouth" to "William Spooner of the towne aforsaid in the Jurisdiction aforsaid planter" 15 acres of meadow in "the Township of PLymouth aforsaid".
  2. MD, p. 17:105, Deed dated 30th of June 1662, "William Spooner of Acushenah [northeastern section of Dartmouth, now called Acushnet] in the Jurisdiction of Plymouth in New England; plantor" to "Robert Ransome of the Towne of Plymouth in the Jurisdiction aforsaid plantor" 15 acres of meadow in "the Towneship of Plymouth aforsaid". On same day, "Robert Ransome" to "Willam Spooner of Achusenah" 20 acres of upland at Acushenah.
  1. 1.0 1.1 Spooner, Thomas. Records of William Spooner of Plymouth, Mass. and his descendants. (Cincinnati, Ohio: T. Spooner, 1883)

    Assumes about 16 or 17 at time of apprenticeship. Origins unknown. There was a Colchester in both Massachusetts and England, and it is unclear which one is referred to in his indenture. This source speculates he might be brother of Thomas Spooner, s/o Ann, of Salem. If so, came from Leyden, Holland. Married (1) Elizabeth Partridge who had 1 child, John, and m. (2) Hannah Pratt who had 8 children. Will dated 8 Mar 1683/84.

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

    "Whereas William Spooner of Colchester in the County of Essex by his Indenture beareinge date the twenty seaventh day of March Anno Dei 1637 in the thirteenth yeare of his Ma'ties Raigne hath put himself apprentice w'th John Holmes of New Plymouth in America..."

  3. Davis, William T. Ancient landmarks of Plymouth: part 1, historical sketch and titles of estates; part 2, genealogical register of Plymouth families. (Boston, Massachusetts: A. Williams, c1883)

    William Spooner came from Colchester, England in 1637, d. Dartmouth 1685, m. (1) Elizabeth Partridge, m. (2) Hannah Pratt.

  4. Genealogies of Rhode Island families : from Rhode Island periodicals. (Baltimore [Maryland]: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1983, c1983).