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Bernard Capen

Male Abt 1562 - 1638  (~ 76 years)


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  • Name Bernard Capen 
    Born Abt 1562  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Nov 1638  Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I19348  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of DDB, Ancestor of LDN
    Last Modified 6 Jan 2022 

    Family Joan Purchase,   b. Abt 1578,   d. 26 Mar 1653, Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Married 31 May 1596  [1, 2
    Children 
    +1. Susanna Capen,   b. 11 Apr 1602, Dorchester, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1666, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    +2. Elizabeth Capen,   b. Abt 1610,   d. 26 Jan 1678, Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years)
    +3. Honor Capen,   b. Abt 1616, Dorchester, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1680, Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years)
    Last Modified 6 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F11650  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He was a shoemaker. Emigrated 1633 from Dorchester in Dorset to the Massachusetts Dorchester, on the ship that arrived at Boston from Weymouth, Dorset about 24 Jul 1633, accompanied by his wife and probably by his daughter Honor.

  • 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 1-7, by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1996-2011.

    2. [S6189] "Capen Family Record." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 2:80, 1849.