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John Peckham

Male - Abt 1680

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  • Name John Peckham  [1
    Gender Male 
    Death Abt 1680  Newport, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I34457  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of DGH
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2021 

    Family Eleanor 
    Marriage Bef 1648  [2
    +1. Rebecca Peckham
    Family ID F20269  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2021 

  • Notes 
    • He first appears in Newport, Rhode Island, on a list of freemen in 1638. He appears to have been a Baptist. His name appears on no passenger lists nor in any Boston records. Stephen Farnum Peckham (citation details below), noting his associations with supporters of Anne Marbury Hutchinson, believes he may have come with the Hutchinson party on the Griffin.

  • Sources 
    1. [S5515] Stephen Farnum Peckham, "John Peckham of Newport, R.I., and Some of His Descendants." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 57:31, Jan 1903.

    2. [S5514] Genealogy of One Branch of the Peckham Family of Newport and Westerly, R. I., and Its Allied Families by Emilie Sarter. Boston, 1957.