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William Brewster

Male Abt 1566 - 1644  (~ 78 years)


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  • Name William Brewster 
    Born Abt 1566  Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Alternate birth Between Jun 1566 and Jun 1567  Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died 10 Apr 1644  Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 5
    Buried Burial Hill, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I4524  Nielsen Hayden genealogy
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2016 

    Father William Brewster,   b. Abt 1535, Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1590  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Mother Mary Smythe,   d. Aft 1566 
    Family ID F3775  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary,   d. 17 Apr 1627, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1593  Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Children 
    +1. Patience Brewster,   b. Abt 1603, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1634  (Age ~ 31 years)
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2017 10:44:36 
    Family ID F2643  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Emigrated 1620 to Plymouth, Massachusetts, on the Mayflower. Senior elder and (until the arrival of pastor Ralph Smith in 1629) religious leader of the Plymouth colony. The only Mayflower passenger with a university education and with political and diplomatic experience. Extensive Wikipedia article here.

  • Sources 
    1. [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 1-6, by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1996-2011.

    2. [S160] Wikipedia.

    3. [S759] The Pilgrim Migration: Emigrants to Plymouth Colony 1620-1633, by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004.

    4. [S548] John G. Hunt, "The Mother of Elder William Brewster of the Mayflower." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 124:250, October 1970.

    5. [S633] Mayflower Families Through Five Generations, Descendants of the Pilgrims Who Landed at Plymouth, Massachusetts in December 1620: Volume Twenty-Four, The Descendants of Elder William Brewster, Part 1, Generations 1 through 4, by Barbara Lambert Merrick. Edited by Scott Andrew Bartley. Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2014.