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Edward Rossiter

Male Abt 1575 - 1630  (~ 55 years)


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  • Name Edward Rossiter  [1, 2
    Born Abt 1575  Combe St. Nicholas, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Oct 1630  Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Person ID I19859  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of DGH, Ancestor of JTS
    Last Modified 21 Apr 2021 

    Father Nicholas Rossiter,   b. Abt 1539, of Combe St. Nicholas, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1608  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth,   d. 26 Apr 1608 
    Married Abt 1570  [4
    Family ID F12388  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family (Unknown) Combe 
    Married Bef 1600  [3
    Children 
    +1. Dr. Bray Rossiter,   b. Abt 1610,   d. 30 Sep 1672, Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years)
    +2. Joane Rossiter,   b. Abt 1616,   d. 9 Jun 1681, Plymouth Colony Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years)
    Last Modified 21 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F12384  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • One of the assistants to Governor John Winthrop. He was one of the few stockholders in the Massachusetts Bay Company to actually settle in America.

      He emigrated to New England in 1630, on the Mary and John that set sail from Plymouth, Devon on 20 March 1630, and he died in the same year.

  • Sources 
    1. [S756] Early New England Families Study Project: Accounts of New England Families from 1641 to 1700 by Alicia Crane Williams. Online database, New England Historic Genealogical Society.

    2. [S5541] Genealogical History of Samuell Hartt, from London, England, to Lynn, Mass., 1640, and Descendants, to 1903; Nicholas Hart, from London to Taunton, Mass., 1642, at Boston, Mass., 1643, and Warwick, R.I., 1448, and Descendants; Isaac Hart, from Scratby, England, to Watertown, Mass., 1636, Later of Reading, Mass. by James M. Hart. Concord, New Hampshire, 1903.

    3. [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.

    4. [S1586] Meredith B. Colket, Jr., "Edward Rossiter, Colonist, of Dorchester, Massachusetts Bay Colony and the Rossiter English Lineage." Based chiefly on research by Charles Fitch-Northen. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 138:4, January 1984.