Samuel MELLOWES

Male 1634 - 1670  (~ 35 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Samuel MELLOWES was christened 7 Dec 1634, Boston, Massachusetts (son of Oliver MELLOWES and Elizabeth HAWKREDD); died Between 22 May 1651- 3 May 1670.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Oliver MELLOWES was born 1595, Lincolnshire, England (son of Abraham MELLOWES and Martha BULKELEY); died on or About 3 Dec 1638, Braintree, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    Name:
    Eldest of six children of Abraham and Martha (Bulkeley) Mellowes, nephew of the wife of Atherton Hough, nephew of Rev. Peter Bulkeley, and first cousin of Edward Bulkeley and Thomas Bulkley. Oliver's younger brother, Edward Mellowes, settled in Charlestown. Abraham Mellows left a will that was delivered to the Suffolk court on 4 June 1639, but does not survive. In September 1638 shortly before he died, the General Court granted Abraham Mellows 200 acres of land. this was laid out to "the heir or assign" of Abraham in June 1641 (which was after the death of his son Oliver), at which time his son Edward Mellowes petitioned as the "heir or assign" for an additional 300 acres to total the 500 owed his father for his contribution of L50 to the common stock of the Massachusetts Bay Company.

    Oliver Mellowes of Boston and his wife were admitted to Boston church on 20 July 1634. Oliver was a follower of the Antinomian Mrs. Anne Hutchinson and one of the men disarmed by the General Court in 1637 for this association, which probably influenced their removal to Braintree. However, Elizabeth retained her membership in the Boston church, and on 25 July 1641, "Mrs. Elizabeth Makepeace, lately called Mrs. Elizabeth Mellowes, but now ye wife of Mr. makepeace of Corchester, was ganted ltr of Recommendation (to Dorchester).

    Oliver married Elizabeth HAWKREDD 1 Jan 1633/4, Boston, Lincoln, England. Elizabeth (daughter of Anthony HAWKREDD and Isabel DOWSE) was christened 8 Dec 1605, Boston, Lincoln, England; died Aft 3 May 1670. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Elizabeth HAWKREDD was christened 8 Dec 1605, Boston, Lincoln, England (daughter of Anthony HAWKREDD and Isabel DOWSE); died Aft 3 May 1670.

    Notes:

    Name:
    To New England at the age of 29 with her second husband between 1 January 1633/4 (when they married in Boston, England) and 20 July 1634 (when they were admitted to the church in Boston, Massachusetts). they brought his four children by his first marriage (ages about 3 to 12) and her two surviving children by her first marriage (ages 6 and 4) and settled in Boston, Massachusetts, later removing to Braintree. She returned to Boston with her third husband.

    Fifth child and third survivng daughter of Anthony and Isabel (Dowse) Hawkredd. Her sister Mary married Thomas Coney, brother of Elizabeth's first husband. their sister Sarah married first, William Story, second, Rev. John Cotton, and third Richard Mather. The will of Mary Coney of Boston, Lincolnshire, widow, dated 1652 and proved in 1653, mentions "reverend and dear brother of Mr. John Cotton of New England, sister Cotton & Makepeace...." The of Rev. John Cotton, dated 30 November 1652, gave to "kinswoman, Martha Mellowes the sume of five marks, " and mentions money left in "brother Coneyes Hand & are now in ye use of my sister Mary Coneye his wife or my cosign John Coneye their sonn." The will of Sarah Mather, dated 3 May 1670 and proved in 1676 gave "to my sister Makepeace one gown if she survives me..to my sisters children John, Mary and Martha, to each of them a book."

    Wife of three, mother of nine. She was first widowed at age 25, pregnant with a child and with one other surviving child about age two. She was widowed again at age 33, again pregnant with a posthumous child. At her third marriage, she brought five of her own children and four step-children to add to her husband's six children, making a family of 15 children, the oldest of whom was about age 17.

    Children:
    1. 1. Samuel MELLOWES was christened 7 Dec 1634, Boston, Massachusetts; died Between 22 May 1651- 3 May 1670.
    2. Martha MELLOWES was christened 6 Mar 1635/6, Boston, Massachusetts; died Aft 30 Jun 1666.
    3. Mary MELLOWES was christened 26 Aug 1638, Boston, Massachusetts; died Aft 30 Jun 1666.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Abraham MELLOWES died aft. Sep 1638, Charlestown, Massachusetts.

    Abraham — Martha BULKELEY. Martha (daughter of Rev Edward BULKELEY, D.D. and Olive IRBY) was born Abt 1572. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Martha BULKELEY was born Abt 1572 (daughter of Rev Edward BULKELEY, D.D. and Olive IRBY).
    Children:
    1. 2. Oliver MELLOWES was born 1595, Lincolnshire, England; died on or About 3 Dec 1638, Braintree, Massachusetts.

  3. 6.  Anthony HAWKREDD

    Anthony — Isabel DOWSE. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Isabel DOWSE
    Children:
    1. Sarah HAWKREDD was born 1601, England; died 27 May 1676, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.
    2. 3. Elizabeth HAWKREDD was christened 8 Dec 1605, Boston, Lincoln, England; died Aft 3 May 1670.
    3. Mary HAWKREDD died Between 1653-1653.


Generation: 4

  1. 10.  Rev Edward BULKELEY, D.D. was born Abt 1540 (son of Thomas BULKELEY and Elizabeth GROSVENOR); was buried 5 Jan 1620/1.

    Edward — Olive IRBY. Olive was born ab 1547; was buried 10 Mar 1614/15. [Group Sheet]


  2. 11.  Olive IRBY was born ab 1547; was buried 10 Mar 1614/15.

    Other Events:

    • Fact: Daughter of John Irby, of co. Linc., d. 1579 and Rose Overton, dau. of Cutler Overton

    Children:
    1. Frances BULKELEY was born Abt 1568; died 1610, Moulton, co. Lincoln.
    2. 5. Martha BULKELEY was born Abt 1572.
    3. Dorcas BULKELEY was born Abt 1577.
    4. Elizabeth BULKELEY was born Abt 1579; died 14 Oct 1643, Boston, Massachusetts.
    5. Sarah BULKELEY was born 1580; died 1611.
    6. Rev Peter BULKELEY, B was born 31 Jan 1582/3, Odell, co. Bedford; died 9 Mar 1658/9, Concord, Massachusetts.