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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 Bef 3 Feb 1629, Romsey, Hampshire, England (son of John Emery and Alice Grantham); died Between 3 Aug 1693 and 26 Sep 1693, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 3 Feb 1629, St Mary & St Ethelflaeda, Romsey, Hampshire, England

    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.

    Sgt. married Mary 29 Oct 1650. Mary died 3 Feb 1709, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet]

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

Generation: 2

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

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 29 Mar 1599, Romsey, Hampshire, England
    • 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."

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


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

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Bef 1647

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


Generation: 3

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

    John married Agnes. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Agnes

    Notes:

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

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

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

    Walter married Eleanor. Eleanor died Bef 7 Mar 1630; was buried 7 Mar 1630, West Dean, Wiltshire, England. [Group Sheet]


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