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Sgt. John Emery

Male Bef 1629 - 1693  (> 64 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Sgt. John Emery was born before 3 Feb 1629 in Romsey, Hampshire, England (son of John Emery and Alice Grantham); died between 3 Aug 1693 and 26 Sep 1693 in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 3 Feb 1629, St Mary & St Ethelflaeda, Romsey, Hampshire, England
    • Alternate birth: 13 May 1652, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
    • Alternate death: 29 Sep 1723, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts

    Notes:

    Like his father, he signed the petition on behalf of Lt. Robert Pike, and was a member of the Woodman party in that controversy.

    Served in King Philip's War. He was a member of Col. Samuel Appleton's command at the Great Swamp Fight during King Philip's War. He was wounded at the battle of Narragansett Fort on 19 December 1675.

    John married Mary on 29 Oct 1650. Mary died on 3 Feb 1709 in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Mary Emery was born on 24 Jun 1652 in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts; died after 10 Feb 1718.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  John Emery was born before 29 Mar 1599 in Romsey, Hampshire, England (son of John Emery and Agnes); died on 3 Nov 1683 in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 29 Nov 1598, Romsey, Hampshire, England
    • Baptised: 29 Mar 1599, Romsey, Hampshire, England
    • Alternate death: 3 Nov 1683, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
    • Alternate death: 3 Nov 1693

    Notes:

    Emigrated from Southampton, 5 Apr 1635, on the James; arrived in Boston 3 Jun 1635.

    He was a carpenter and innkeeper in Newbury. In Sep 1646 he was fined for "showing attentions" to Bridget Travers, wife of Henry Travers, and was "bound not to frequent her company." He was constable of Newbury in 1655, clerk of the Newbury market in 1656, and a Newbury selectman in 1661. In 1663 he was fined for entertaining Quakers in his house; in the legal proceeding, a witness testified that "two men quakers wr entertained very kindly to bed and table & John Emmerie shok ym by ye hand and bid ym welcome," and that "the witness heard John Emery and his wife say that he had entertained quakers and that he would not put them from his house and used argument for the lawfulness of it." He was also prominent in the case of Lt. Robert Pike, refusing to recognize the General Court's authority to deprive the men of the town of the right of petition. Walter Goodwin Davis describes John Emery as "a courageous man who did not hesitate to back his opinions with action."

    Emigrated with his brother Anthony of the James, 3 Apr 1635. Settled at Newbury where he was a selectman, fence viewer, and frequent juror. Carpenter by trade.

    John married Alice Grantham on 26 Jun 1620 in Whiteparish, Wiltshire, England. Alice (daughter of Walter Grantham and Eleanor) died before Sep 1646. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Alice Grantham (daughter of Walter Grantham and Eleanor); died before Sep 1646.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Bef 1647

    Children:
    1. Eleanor Emery was born before 7 Nov 1624 in Romsey, Hampshire, England; died in 1700.
    2. 1. Sgt. John Emery was born before 3 Feb 1629 in Romsey, Hampshire, England; died between 3 Aug 1693 and 26 Sep 1693 in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  John Emery died on 25 Jun 1627 in Romsey, Hampshire, England; was buried on 25 Jun 1627 in Romsey, Hampshire, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Bef 25 Jun 1627, Romsey, Hampshire, England

    John married Agnes in 1597 in Romsey, Hampshire, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Agnes

    Notes:

    Possibly Agnes Northend, daughter of Ezekiel Northend and Edna Halstead of Romsey.

    Children:
    1. 2. John Emery was born before 29 Mar 1599 in Romsey, Hampshire, England; died on 3 Nov 1683 in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts.

  3. 6.  Walter Grantham was born in in of West Dean, Wiltshire, England; died between 26 Jun 1620 and 5 Feb 1623 in West Dean, Wiltshire, England.

    Walter married Eleanor. Eleanor died before 7 Mar 1630; was buried on 7 Mar 1630 in West Dean, Wiltshire, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Eleanor died before 7 Mar 1630; was buried on 7 Mar 1630 in West Dean, Wiltshire, England.
    Children:
    1. 3. Alice Grantham died before Sep 1646.