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William Wilson

Male Abt 1609 - 1646  (~ 36 years)


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  • Name William Wilson  [1
    Born Abt 1609  Donington, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died Between 1 Oct 1645 and 7 Oct 1646  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I28465  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TNH
    Last Modified 3 May 2020 

    Father William Wilson,   b. of Donington, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1 Jun 1638 
    Mother Alice 
    Family ID F16985  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Patience Grindall,   d. Bef 1659, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 6 Oct 1634  Boston, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Children 
    +1. Joseph Wilson,   b. Abt 8 Nov 1642, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1718, Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years)
    Last Modified 3 May 2020 
    Family ID F16984  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Emigrated in 1635 and settled at Boston. He was a joiner. On 20 Nov 1637, he was one of the Boston men disarmed because of their support for Anne Hutchinson and John Wheelwright. Ironically, later he was Suffolk county deputy marshal and keeper of Boston's prison.

  • Sources 
    1. [S4090] John M. Switlik, "Research in Progress: The Trials of the Wilson Family." The Essex Genealogist 34:155, Aug 2014.

    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. [S4091] Doris Schreiber Willcox, "'One Wilson'—Servant of Thomas Beard; John Wilson and Mary (Wilson) Wheeler, Younger Children of William1 and Patience (Grindall) (Trustram) Wilson of Boston." Researched with David Willcox and Helga Andrews. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 155:217, 2001.