John WINSLOW

Male 1703 - 1774  (70 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  John WINSLOW was born 27 May 1703 (son of Isaac WINSLOW and Sarah WENSLEY); died 17 Apr 1774, Hingham, Massachusetts.

    John — Mary LITTLE. Mary was born 09 Sep 1704, Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA; died Aft 15 Aug 1751. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Pelham WINSLOW was born 08 Jun 1737; died Aft 06 Jun 1774.
    2. Isaac WINSLOW was born 27 Apr 1739; died 24 Oct 1819, Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Isaac WINSLOW was born Abt 1671 (son of Josiah WINSLOW and Penelope PELHAM); died 14 Dec 1738, Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA.

    Isaac — Sarah WENSLEY. Sarah was born 11 Aug 1673; died 16 Dec 1753, Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Sarah WENSLEY was born 11 Aug 1673; died 16 Dec 1753, Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA.
    Children:
    1. Josiah WINSLOW was born 27 Jul 1701; died 01 May 1724, Battle in Maine.
    2. 1. John WINSLOW was born 27 May 1703; died 17 Apr 1774, Hingham, Massachusetts.
    3. Edward WINSLOW was born 07 Jun 1714; died Between 08 and 09 Jun 1784, Halifax, Massachusetts.
    4. Penelope WINSLOW was born 21 Dec 1704; died Bef 05 Sep 1753.
    5. Elizabeth WINSLOW was born 13 Dec 1707; died 20 Sep 1762, Salem, Massachusetts.
    6. Anna WINSLOW was born 29 Jan 1709; died Bef 04 May 1736.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Josiah WINSLOW was born Abt 1628 (son of Edward WINSLOW and Susanna FULLER); died 18 Dec 1680, Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA.

    Other Events:

    • Fact: Governor of Plymouth Colony

    Josiah — Penelope PELHAM. Penelope (daughter of Herbert PELHAM, III, Esq. and Jemima WALDEGRAVE) was born Abt 1630; died 07 Dec 1703, Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Penelope PELHAM was born Abt 1630 (daughter of Herbert PELHAM, III, Esq. and Jemima WALDEGRAVE); died 07 Dec 1703, Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA.
    Children:
    1. Elizabeth WINSLOW was born 08 Apr 1664; died 11 Jul 1735.
    2. 2. Isaac WINSLOW was born Abt 1671; died 14 Dec 1738, Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA.
    3. Daughter WINSLOW was born 13 Mar 1658; died 15 Mar 1658.
    4. Edward WINSLOW was born 14 May 1667.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Edward WINSLOW was born 18 Oct 1595, Droitwich, England (son of Edward WINSLOW and Magdalene OLIVER); died 08 May 1655.

    Other Events:

    • Baptism: 20 Oct 1595, Parish reg. of St. Peters, Drotwich, England
    • Baptism: 28 Oct 1595, Droitwich, co. Worcester, England

    Notes:

    Excerpts from "Mayflower Families through 5 generations vol. 13 - William White":
    About 1638, the Winslow with young Peregrine and Resolved White, moved to Green Harbor, now called Marshfield. Edward Winslow rose to prominence as Governor of Plymouth Colony, became Colony representative to England, and at last was persuaded to use his diplomataic skills for Oliver Cromwell, heading up a joint commission with the Dutch to award reparations for damage caused to Danish ships.
    No evidence had been found to indicate that Susanna accompanied her husband on any of his trips to England.
    Edward Winslow spent the last six years of his life in England.

    Excerpt from Mayflower Increasing:" Edward "fell sick at sea betwixt Domingo & Jamaica" .

    Excerpts from "The Mayflower Quarterly, Sept. 2003":

    Edward could be a grandson of Kenelm Winslow.

    His first wife died shortly after the Pilgrims landed in Plymouth and his marriage to Susanna White, widow of William white of the Mayflower was the first marriage in Plymouth. Mrriages in Plymouth were a civil affair and in 1635 Edward Winslow was jailed for seventeen weeks in Fleet Prison in London when Archbishop Laud had him persecuted for solemizing marriages as a magistrate.
    Edward Winslow was one of the company which first explored the shores of Cape Cod, was among those who first landed at Plymouth, and who selected Plymouth as the place of settlement. He was one of the principal leaders of Plymouth Colony, serving as Assistant many times and in 1633 he was elected Governor of the colony, its third governor after Carver and bradford. (Christopher Martin acted as Governor on the "Mayflower", but died shortly after the landing in Plymouth and is not considered to be one of the governors of the colony.) Edward was also elected Governor in 1636 and 1644.
    In September 1623 Edward Winslow returned to England on the "Anne" to transact business for the colony and returned in March 1624 on the "Charity" with supplies and three heifers and a bull, the first cattle in Plymouth. In 1630 and 1635 he also made trips to England. In 1644 he was the commissioner for Plymouth to the newly formed Confederation of New England colonies.
    In 1646 he went to England for the last time and accepted employment in Oliver Cromwell's government serving in several capacities. On 27 December 1654 Edward Winslow was appointed commissioner, along with Admiral William Penn and General Robert Venables, of the ill-fated expedition to the West Indies to capture the island of Hispaniola from the Spanish. Cromwell apparently expected the island to be settled by New Englanders. After the defeat at Santo Domingo, Edward Winslow died of a fever on the voyage from Hispaniola to Jamaica and was buried at sea.
    Edward Winslow wrote his will 18 December 1654:
    I Edward Winslowe of London, Esguior, being now bound on a voyage to sea in the service of the comon welth do make publish & declare this to be my last will & testamt touching the disposing of my estate. ffirst I doe give will devise & bequeath all my lands & stock in New England & all my possibilities & porcons in future allotmts & divicions to Josias my onely sonne & his heires, hee allowing to to my wife a full third parte thereof for her life Also. I give to the poore of the Church of Plymouth in new England Tenn pounds & to the poore of marshfielde where the chiefest of my estate lyes Tenn pounds, Also I give my lynnen wch I carry with me to sea to my daughter Elizabet & The rest of my goods wch I carry with mee I give to my sonn Josias hee giving to each of my brothers a suite of apparell & I make my said son Josias my executor of this my will, and Colonell venables my overseer of my goods in the voyage & my fower frends Dr. Edmond wilson; mr John Arthur, mr James shirley and mr Richard ffoyde, over seers for the rest of my personall estate in England.
    Witness my hand & Seale the Eighteenth of december In the yeare of our Lord God one Thousand Six hundred fifty & ffower.

    Sealed & Subscribed
    in the presence of : pr me Edw: Window (seal)
    Jon Hooper
    Gerald Usher servant to Hen: Colbron

    Edward married Susanna FULLER 12 May 1621, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA. Susanna (daughter of Robert FULLER and Sarah DUNKHORNE) was born , Redenhall, Norfolk, England; was christened 22 Apr 1577, Redenhall, Norfolk, England; died Between 18 Dec 1654 and 02 Jul 1675, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA; was buried Oct 1680, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Susanna FULLER was born , Redenhall, Norfolk, England; was christened 22 Apr 1577, Redenhall, Norfolk, England (daughter of Robert FULLER and Sarah DUNKHORNE); died Between 18 Dec 1654 and 02 Jul 1675, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA; was buried Oct 1680, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • AFN: FWQJ-1X
    • Death: 01 Oct 1680, Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts

    Notes:

    Excerpts from "Mayflower Families through 5 Generations Vol 13 - William White":
    Susanna (- - - )(White) Winslow was not the sister of Dr. Samuel Fuller as is often claimed. Samuel and Edward Fuller who came on the "Mayflower" were sons of Robert of Redenhall, England. Robert had no daughter Susanna. He did have a daughter Anna, born about 1578, far too old a bride for Edward Winslow who would not be born til 1595. The will of Robert Fuller in 1615 mentions no daught4er Susanna, nor a daughter married to William White. Dr. Samuel Fuller's will in 1633 mentions only one sister, Alice Bradford--actually his sister-in-law. The only positive clue to Susanna's ancestry seems to be a letter from Edward Winslow to "Uncle Robert Jackson" in 1623, in which he sent news of Susanna, her late husband, and her children. He also sent his regards to his father-in-law in England, by which time Rober Fuller was nine years dead. A cursory investigation of the Jackson family has she no light on the subject.

    Children:
    1. John WINSLOW was born Bef 22 May 1627.
    2. Edward WINSLOW was born Bef 22 May 1627.
    3. Elizabeth WINSLOW died Bef 23 Apr 1698.
    4. 4. Josiah WINSLOW was born Abt 1628; died 18 Dec 1680, Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA.

  3. 10.  Herbert PELHAM, III, Esq. was born Abt 1600 (son of Sir Herbert 'the younger' PELHAM, Esq. and Penelope WEST); was buried 1 Jul 1673, Bures, co. Suffolk.

    Notes:

    Name:
    Came to New England, 1639/40; first Treasurer of Harvard College, 1643; Commissioner of the United Colonies, 1645

    Herbert — Jemima WALDEGRAVE. [Group Sheet]


  4. 11.  Jemima WALDEGRAVE

    Other Events:

    • Fact: Daughter of Thomas Waldegrave

    Children:
    1. 5. Penelope PELHAM was born Abt 1630; died 07 Dec 1703, Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA.