Oliver MELLOWES

Male 1595 - 1638  (43 years)


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  • Name Oliver MELLOWES  [1, 2
    • 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).
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    Born 1595  Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died on or About 3 Dec 1638  Braintree, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I79428  Main Tree
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2018 

    Father Abraham MELLOWES,   d. aft. Sep 1638, Charlestown, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Martha BULKELEY,   b. Abt 1572 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F31948  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary JAMES,   c. 13 Oct 1597, Boston, Lincoln, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1 Jan 1633/4  (Age ~ 36 years) 
    Married 3 Aug 1620  Boston, Lincoln, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. John MELLOWES,   c. 6 Jun 1622, Sutterton, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 15 Dec 1674 and 29 Jan 1674/5, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years)  [Birth]
     2. Elizabeth MELLOWES,   c. 10 Dec 1625, Sutterton, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1690/1, Concord, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years)  [Birth]
     3. Abraham MELLOWES,   c. 6 Apr 1628, Boston, Lincoln, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     4. Elisha MELLOWES,   c. 1631/2, Boston, Lincoln, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F31950  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth HAWKREDD,   c. 8 Dec 1605, Boston, Lincoln, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 3 May 1670  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Married 1 Jan 1633/4  Boston, Lincoln, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Samuel MELLOWES,   c. 7 Dec 1634, Boston, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 22 May 1651- 3 May 1670  (Age ~ 35 years)  [Birth]
     2. Martha MELLOWES,   c. 6 Mar 1635/6, Boston, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 30 Jun 1666  (Age ~ 30 years)  [Birth]
     3. Mary MELLOWES,   c. 26 Aug 1638, Boston, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 30 Jun 1666  (Age ~ 27 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F31947  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1595 - Lincolnshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Aug 1620 - Boston, Lincoln, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Jan 1633/4 - Boston, Lincoln, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - on or About 3 Dec 1638 - Braintree, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S7788] AmericanAncestors.org: Early New England Families Study Project .

    2. [S8841] Early New England Families, 1641 - 1700, Vol. 1, American Ancestor.org.