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Sarah Brewster

Female Abt 1635 - 1679  (~ 33 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Sarah Brewster was born about 1635 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts (daughter of Love Brewster and Sarah Collier); died between 5 Mar 1668 and 21 Jan 1679.

    Sarah married Benjamin Bartlett between 4 Apr 1654 and 8 Aug 1655. Benjamin (son of Robert Bartlett and Mary Warren) was born about 1629; died between 29 Aug 1691 and 28 Aug 1691 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Benjamin Bartlett was born after 1654 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts; died between 10 Apr 1722 and 10 Apr 1724.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Love Brewster was born about 1607 (son of William Brewster and Mary); died between 6 Oct 1650 and 31 Jan 1651.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1614

    Notes:

    Arrived with his parents in 1620 on the Mayflower.

    Love married Sarah Collier on 15 May 1634 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts. Sarah (daughter of William Collier and Jane Clark) was born before 30 Apr 1616; died on 26 Apr 1691 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Sarah Collier was born before 30 Apr 1616 (daughter of William Collier and Jane Clark); died on 26 Apr 1691 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 30 Apr 1616, St. Olave, Southwark, Surrey, England

    Children:
    1. 1. Sarah Brewster was born about 1635 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts; died between 5 Mar 1668 and 21 Jan 1679.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  William Brewster was born about 1567 in Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, England (son of William Brewster and Mary Smythe); died on 10 Apr 1644 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1566, Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, England
    • Alternate birth: Between Jun 1566 and Jun 1567, Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, England

    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.

    William Brewster (~1566-1644) = Mary (d. 1627)
    Fear Brewster (~1606-1634) = Isaac Allerton (~1586-1659)
    Isaac Allerton, Jr. (~1629-1702) = Elizabeth Willoughby (~1635->1672)
    Sarah Allerton (~1670-1731) = Hancock Lee (~1653-1729)
    Elizabeth Lee (~1708-~1750) = Zachary Taylor (1707-1768)
    Richard Taylor (1744-1829) = Sarah Dabney Strother (~1760-1822)
    Zachary Taylor (1784-1850), 12th President of the United States

    William Brewster (1566-1644) = Mary (d. 1627)
    Jonathan Brewster (1593-1659) = Lucretia Oldham (1600-1678)
    Benjamin Brewster (1633=1710) = Ann Addis (1628-1709)
    William Brewster (1669-1728) = Patience (d. 1740)
    Patience Brewster (b. 1699) = Matthew Dewolfe (1697-1783)
    Edward Dewolfe (1735-1790) = Elizabeth (d. 1787)
    Edward Dewolfe (1768-1835) = Sarah Bill (1768-1854)
    Charles De Wolf (1794-1870) = Betsy Putnam (1794-1881)
    John Archelous De Wolf (1833-1901) = Louise Doty (1835-1879)
    Ida Corinne De Wolf (1863-1944) = LaFayette Waterbury (1864-1931)
    Ledora May Waterbury (1885-1959) = Harry Ross Hubbard (1886-1975)
    Lafayette Ronald Hubbard (1911-1986)

    Other descendants of William Brewster include Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Commodore Matthew C. Perry, Oliver Hazard Perry, John Batterson Stetson, George B. McClellan, Clarence Day, Archibald MacLeish, Admiral William Halsey, Mamie (Doud) Eisenhower, Thomas Pynchon, Allen Dulles, John Foster Dulles, Nelson Rockefeller, Katherine Hepburn, Bing Crosby, Bette Davis, Julia Child, Glenn Close, Norman Rockwell, Ted Danson, Pete Seeger, Orrin Hatch, Brewster Kahle, Annie Proulx, Bill Richardson, Richard Gere, Howard Dean, Chevy Chase, and James Taylor.

    William married Mary before 1593 in Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, England. Mary died on 17 Apr 1627 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Mary died on 17 Apr 1627 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    Emigrated 1620 to Plymouth, Massachusetts, on the Mayflower.

    Children:
    1. Jonathan Brewster was born on 12 Aug 1593 in Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, England; died on 7 Aug 1659 in New London, New London, Connecticut; was buried in Preston, New London, Connecticut.
    2. Patience Brewster was born about 1603 in England; died in 1634 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts.
    3. Fear Brewster was born about 1605; died before 12 Dec 1634 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts.
    4. 2. Love Brewster was born about 1607; died between 6 Oct 1650 and 31 Jan 1651.

  3. 6.  William Collier was born about 1585; died between 29 May 1670 and 5 Jul 1671 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    His English place of origin is unknown, although he is known to have become a member of the Grocer's Company of London on 3 Mar 1628. Emigrated in 1633 on the Mary and John.

    "William Collier [...] came to Plymouth in 1633 as one of the few London-based Merchant Adventurers, a colony investment group, to settle in New England. He was often elected as an Assistant Governor in the thirty-some years between 1634/5 and 1665. He was on the side of the government leaders in the historic 1645 dispute with liberal religious leader William Vassall. During his long life involved in public service, he served on the Council of War and served at times as a commissioner of the United Colonies, a New England colonies military alliance primarily for defense against Indian attack." [Wikipedia]

    William married Jane Clark on 16 May 1611 in St. Olave, Southwark, Surrey, England. Jane died after 28 Jun 1666. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Jane Clark died after 28 Jun 1666.

    Notes:

    In 1975, the distinguished genealogist John Insley Coddington argued that Jane Clark have been a widow when she married William Collier, and that by her prior Clark husband she had a daughter who married a Walker.

    Children:
    1. Mary Collier was born before 18 Feb 1612; died before 1644.
    2. 3. Sarah Collier was born before 30 Apr 1616; died on 26 Apr 1691 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts.
    3. Elizabeth Collier was born before 9 Mar 1619 in Southwark, Surrey, England; died after 10 Feb 1679.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  William Brewster was born about 1535 in Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, England (son of William Brewster and Maud Man); died in 1590.

    Notes:

    Appointed by Archbishop Sandys, in Jan 1576, receiver of Scrooby and bailiff the manor house belonging to the Archbishop, to have life tenure of both offices. [Lucy Hall Greenlaw, "Early Generations of the Brewster Family", The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 53:109, 1899.]

    He was addressed as Mr.

    William married Mary Smythe. Mary (daughter of William Smythe) died after 1566. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Mary Smythe (daughter of William Smythe); died after 1566.
    Children:
    1. 4. William Brewster was born about 1567 in Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, England; died on 10 Apr 1644 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts.