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William Mead

Male Bef 1592 - Aft 1657  (> 65 years)


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  • Name William Mead 
    Born Bef 27 Dec 1592  Watford, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Baptised 27 Dec 1592  Watford, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Alternate birth Abt 1600  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Died Aft 19 Sep 1657  Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Alternate death Abt 1663  Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Person ID I10461  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others
    Last Modified 2 Sep 2015 

    Father Pricilla Mead,   b. Bef 22 Jul 1548, Watford, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 8 Aug 1606, Watford, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 58 years) 
    Mother Dorothy Grey,   d. Bef 5 Feb 1634, Watford, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 11 Oct 1579  Watford, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F1624  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Philippe,   d. 19 Sep 1657, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1620  Watford, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
    +1. John Mead,   b. Abt 1628, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1699, Greenwich, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years)
    +2. Martha Mead,   b. Abt 1630,   d. Bef 20 Nov 1695  (Age ~ 65 years)
    Last Modified 13 Aug 2018 11:14:56 
    Family ID F4193  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Arrived in Massachusetts 1635; in 1641, removed to Stamford, Connecticut, where he was one of the 42 original proprietors.

      His wife's death record calls her the wife of William Mead, not his widow, indicating that she died before he did.

  • Sources 
    1. [S398] Gordon L. Remington, "The English Origin of William Mead of Stamford, Connecticut." The American Genealogist 73:1, January 1998.

    2. [S119] Ancestors and Descendants of Andrew Lee and Clarinda Knapp Allen, by Gerald R. Fuller. Esther Fuller Dial, ed. The Andrew Lee Allen Family Organization, 1952.

    3. [S397] History and Genealogy of the Mead Family of Fairfield County, Connecticut, Eastern New York, Western Vermont, and Western Pennsylvania from A.D. 1180 to 1900, by Spencer P. Mead. New York: The Knickerbocker Press, 1901.