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Thomas Bressey

Male Bef 1601 - Bef 1649  (< 47 years)


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  • Name Thomas Bressey  [1
    Born Bef 8 Nov 1601  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Baptised 8 Nov 1601  Maulden, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Alternate death Bef 11 May 1646  New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Alternate death Bef 1648  New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died Bef 1649  New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I19597  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of DDB
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2018 

    Father Edmund Bressey,   b. Bef 16 Dec 1568,   d. Bef 4 Nov 1617  (Age < 48 years) 
    Mother Constance Sheppard,   b. Bef 31 Aug 1578,   d. Bef 1 Jul 1631  (Age < 52 years) 
    Married 29 Dec 1595  Maulden, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    Family ID F11881  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Phebe Bisby,   b. Bef 25 Aug 1611,   d. Aft 6 Dec 1683  (Age > 72 years) 
    Married 4 Aug 1631  St. Lawrence Jewry, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Children 
    +1. Phebe Bracy,   b. Abt 1634
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F11876  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He was a linen draper in London, a member of the Fishmonger's Company. Emigrated to New England 1634, first at Ipswich and then at Newport, 1640, and New Haven, 1647.

      One of DDB's four "gateway ancestors."

  • Sources 
    1. [S2445] Clifford L. Stott, "The Correct English Origins of Nathaniel Dickinson and William Gull, Settlers of Wethersfield and Hadley." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 152:159, April 1998.

    2. [S101] The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633, Volumes 1-3 and The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England,1634-1635, Volumes 1-7, by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1996-2011.

    3. [S2549] Walter Goodwin Davis, "Ancestry of Thomas Bressey of New Haven, Conn." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 112:27, Jan 1958.

    4. [S142] Royal Ancestry, by Douglas Richardson. Kimball G. Everingham, ed. 2013.

    5. [S2548] The Ancestry of Sarah Stone, Wife of James Patten of Arundel (Kennebunkport), Maine by Walter Goodwin Davis. Portland, Maine: The Southworth Press, 1930.

    6. [S2549] Walter Goodwin Davis, "Ancestry of Thomas Bressey of New Haven, Conn." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 112:27, Jan 1958., date only.