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Subject: Re: [GM-L] Names of Ships
Date: Sun, 30 Jan 2000 09:54:47 EST
In a message dated 1/29/00 9:04:52 PM Central Standard Time,
<< Does anyone out there know the names of ships on
which my ancestors Stowell, Hobart, Farnsworth, Beal
Gifford, Hersey, Langley, Hillard, Lincolin, Gill, Otis,
Lane, Mansfield, Ward, Neal, Whiton, Williams, sail to
the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1600s?
Thanks in advance.
Rev Peter Hobart: A Puritan, left Hingham, ENG in 1635 with a band of 33
followers and landed at Bare Cove Common, which became Hingham, MA. He was
the first minister in Hingham serving in a simple log meeting house for 44
John Beal: Shoemaker who came from the parish of Hingham, county Norfolk,
England, to Hingham, MA, with his wife and 5 sons, 3 daughters and 2 servants
on the "Diligent" which arrived in Boston 10 August 1638. He had a grant of
land at Hingham, MA, 18 September 1638, 6 acres for a house lot on what is
now South St. He was a shoemaker and admitted as freeman in 1639; was deputy
to the General Court in 1640 & 1659. Freeman 13 March 1639.