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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, 2
    Gender Male 
    Baptised 27 Dec 1592  Watford, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died Aft 19 Sep 1657  Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Person ID I10461  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TNH
    Last Modified 16 Sep 2018 

    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, Westchester, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years)
    Last Modified 18 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F4193  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Arrived in Massachusetts 1635; in 1641, removed to Wethersfield, Connecticut and then to Stamford.

      His wife's death record calls her the wife of William Mead, not his widow, indicating that she died before he did. Frank J. Doherty states that William died in 1657, no date.

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

    2. [S399] The Settlers of the Beekman Patent by Frank J. Doherty. Ongoing multivolume series, 1990-2003., year and place only.

    3. [S399] The Settlers of the Beekman Patent by Frank J. Doherty. Ongoing multivolume series, 1990-2003., year only.