Constant SOUTHWORTH

Male Abt 1612 - 1679  (~ 67 years)


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  • Name Constant SOUTHWORTH  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    • Besides the land that he owned in Duxbury, he had land in Tiverton and Little Compton. From his position as treasurer he had an opportunity to know what land was of value and opportunities to select his land. He came to Little Compton with William Pabodie at its settlement and surveyed much of the land there. His will, made 27 Feb 1678 and proved in March 1678/9: "....To wife Elizabeth Southworth during her terme of live this dwelling house with out-housing and mill belonging and all uplands and meddowes lying within the town of Duxburrow or Marshfield for her support and comfort. To son Edward Southworth after the decease of my aforesaid wife my aforesaid dwelling house with out-housing and mill. Also twelve pounds in money. To son Nathaniel Southworth the one halfe share of lands that lyeth neare Taunton by name of Ffreeman's lands. To three daughters Marcye Ffreeman, Alice Church and Mary Alden, my other one half share of the Ffreeman's lands. To my daughter Elizabeth Southworth my next best bed and furniture, provided she doe not marry William Fobbes but if she doe then to have five shillings. To daughter Prissila Southworth my next best bed and furniture. Unto my son William Southworth my next best bed. To my grandson Constant Ffreeman and all those lands and meddows that I have at a place called Pawomett in the town of Eastham. To my cosen Elizabeth Howland, my brother Thomas his daughter five pounds. All the rest and residue to my beloved wife, and she to be sole executrix..." [1]
    Born Abt 1612  Leyden, Holland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Mar 1678/9  Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Person ID I53891  Main Tree
    Last Modified 28 Apr 2021 

    Father Edward SOUTHWORTH,   b. abt. 1590, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1622, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 31 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Alice CARPENTER,   b. abt. 1590, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1670, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 28 May 1613  [1
    Family ID F29030  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth COLLIER,   c. 09 Mar 1619, Saint Olave, Southwark, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 20 Feb 1678/9, Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years) 
    Married 02 Nov 1637  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Children 
     1. Edward SOUTHWORTH,   b. 1642, Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 11 Jun 1719 and 07 Nov 1727, Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  [Birth]
    +2. Alice SOUTHWORTH,   b. Abt 1646, Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1718/19, Little Compton, Newport County, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years)  [Birth]
    +3. Nathaniel SOUTHWORTH,   b. 1648, Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1711, Middleboro, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)  [Birth]
     4. Elizabeth SOUTHWORTH,   b. 1649,   d. 1681  (Age 32 years)  [Birth]
     5. Mary SOUTHWORTH,   b. Abt 1650,   d. Between 28 Mar 1718 and 01 Apr 1719  (Age ~ 68 years)  [Birth]
    +6. Capt William SOUTHWORTH,   b. 1659, Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1719, Little Compton, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 28 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F05350  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1612 - Leyden, Holland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Mar 1678/9 - Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S5383] "Little Compton Families" Vol. II, Little Compton, Rhode Island.

    2. [S02644] Massachusetts, 1620-1930 Local and Family Histories: History of the Town of Duxbury, Genealogical Registers.

    3. [S10225] The Southworths in America.

    4. [S10290] A Genealogy of the Southworths (Southards) Descendants of Constant Southworth, with a sketch of the Family in England, Samuel Gilbert Webber.

    5. [S12598] Mayflower Descendant A Journal of Pilgrim Genealogy & History Vol. 69, No. 1 Winter 2021.

    6. [S1978] the Descendants of Elisha Cole Who Came From Cape Cod to What is Now Putnam Co., New York, about 1745, Joseph O. Curtis.