Robert RANSOM

Male 1630 - 1697  (67 years)


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  • Name Robert RANSOM  [1, 2
    Born 1630  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Dec 1697  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • Excerpt from "New England Families Genealogical and Memorial: Third Series, Vol. IV": Robert came to Plymouth, Massachusetts before 1654. He was a member of the church and was admitted a freeman of the colony, December 14, 1697, but he rebelled against the bigotry and intolerance of the Puritan government and was often in court in his younger days. He rsided at Sandwich for a time and was there in 1654, an apprentice of Thomas DEXTER, Jr. who treated him harshly and whom he had before the court. Afterward he bought his time of his employer. He wa quiet and respected, an officer of the town, and a man of property. His children intermarried with some of the most prominent families. In later years he lived at Lakeville, Middleborough, Plymouth county, now the town of Plympton. In 1686 he deeded land to his son Robert, Jr. He was a highway surveyor in 1675.
    Person ID I45933  Main Tree
    Last Modified 3 May 2020 

    Family Susanna ?,   b. 1640, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1660 
    Children 
    +1. Matthew RANSOM,   b. Abt 1661, Sandwich, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1690, Saybrook, Middlesex Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 28 years)
     2. Joshua RANSOM,   b. Abt 1665, Sandwich, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 3 Dec 1713, Plympton, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years)  [Birth]
     3. Robert RANSOM,   b. Abt 1668, Lakenham (Lakeville),now Plympton, Middleboro, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1723, Plympton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years)  [Birth]
     4. Hannah RANSOM,   b. 1670, Sandwich, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     5. Mercy RANSOM,   b. Abt 1670, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Aug 1697, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 27 years)  [Birth]
     6. Samuel RANSOM,   b. 1675  [Birth]
     7. Mary RANSOM,   b. 1678  [Birth]
    Last Modified 29 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F04346  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S02716] New England Families Genealogical and Memorial: Third Series, Vol. IV, pg.2209 and pg.2238.

    2. [S00066] "Historical Outline of the Ransom Family of America" by Wyllys C. Ransom dated 1903.

    3. [S03038] Rootsweb: World Connect - Ancestors of Maitland Dirk Brower by Dirk.