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John Winthrop, Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony

Male 1588 - 1649  (61 years)


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  • Name John Winthrop  [1, 2
    Suffix Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony 
    Alternate birth 12 Jan 1587  [3
    Born 12 Jan 1588  Edwardstone, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Mar 1649  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6, 8, 10, 11, 12
    Siblings 3 siblings 
    Person ID I6126  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others
    Last Modified 28 Sep 2020 

    Father Adam Winthrop,   b. 10 Aug 1548, St. Peter's, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 28 Mar 1623, Groton Manor, Edwardstone, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 74 years) 
    Mother Anne Browne,   b. of Edwardstone, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1629 
    Married 20 Feb 1580  [9, 13, 14, 15, 16
    Family ID F3191  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Forth,   b. Abt 1584,   d. Bef 26 Jun 1615, Groton, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 31 years) 
    Married 16 Apr 1605  Great Stambridge, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 8, 9, 17, 18
    Notes 
    • Married by Ezekiel Culverwell, minister at Great Stambridge.
    Children 
     1. John Winthrop, Governor of Connecticut,   b. 12 Feb 1606, Groton Manor, Edwardstone, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1675, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     2. Henry Winthrop,   b. 10 Jan 1608, Groton, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1630, Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
     3. Forth Winthrop,   b. 30 Dec 1609,   d. Bef 28 Nov 1630  (Age < 20 years)
     4. Mary Winthrop,   b. 1612,   d. 12 Apr 1643  (Age 31 years)
    Last Modified 28 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F3820  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Thomasine Clopton,   d. 8 Dec 1616 
    Married 6 Dec 1615  [3
    Last Modified 9 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F16220  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Margaret Tyndal,   d. 14 Jun 1647, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 29 Apr 1618  [3
    Last Modified 9 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F16221  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 4 Martha Rainsborough 
    Married Dec 1647  [3
    Last Modified 9 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F16223  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S1139] Ancestral Lines, Third Edition: 206 Families in England, Wales, the Netherlands, Germany, New England, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania by Carl Boyer III. Santa Clarita, California: 1998.

    2. [S1272] George E. McCracken, "The Feake Family of Norfolk, London, and Colonial America." New York Genealogical and Biographical Record 86:132, 86:209 (1955), 87:28, 87:104 (1956), 92:229 (1961), 94:243 (1963), 136:303 (2005).

    3. [S3823] Evidences of the Winthrops of Groton, Co. Suffolk, England by Joseph James Muskett and Robert C. Winthrop. 1894.

    4. [S160] Wikipedia.

    5. [S154] The Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1915.

    6. [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.

    7. [S172] The Winthrop Family in America by Lawrence Shaw Mayo. Boston: The Massachusetts Historical Society, 1948.

    8. [S2306] The Winthrop Fleet: Massachusetts Bay Company Immigrants to New England 1629-1630 by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012.

    9. [S2906] Puritans and Pedigrees: The Deep Roots of the Great Migration to New England by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2018.

    10. [S172] The Winthrop Family in America by Lawrence Shaw Mayo. Boston: The Massachusetts Historical Society, 1948., date only.

    11. [S201] The Winthrop Woman by Anya Seton. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1958. Historical novel, with nonfiction notes and a well-researched pedigree chart., year only.

    12. [S2906] Puritans and Pedigrees: The Deep Roots of the Great Migration to New England by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2018., year only.

    13. [S154] The Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1915., says 1579.

    14. [S1123] Suffolk Manorial Families: Being the County Visitations and Other Pedigrees ed. Joseph James Muskett. Exeter: William Pollard & Co., Ltd, 1900., says 1579.

    15. [S1139] Ancestral Lines, Third Edition: 206 Families in England, Wales, the Netherlands, Germany, New England, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania by Carl Boyer III. Santa Clarita, California: 1998., says 1579.

    16. [S3825] Milton Rubincam, "A Winthrop-Bernadotte Pedigree." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 103:246, Oct 1949., says 1579.

    17. [S172] The Winthrop Family in America by Lawrence Shaw Mayo. Boston: The Massachusetts Historical Society, 1948., month, year, and place only.

    18. [S3823] Evidences of the Winthrops of Groton, Co. Suffolk, England by Joseph James Muskett and Robert C. Winthrop. 1894., date only.