Bennett Freeman1,2

b. 1630, d. 3 January 1634
     Bennett Freeman was born in 1630 in Billinghurst, Sussex, England.1,2,3 She was the daughter of Edmond Freeman and Bennett Hodsoll.1 Bennett Freeman died on 3 January 1634 in England.1

Citations

  1. [S28] Josiah Paine, "The Freemans - the Eastham Branch of the Sandwich Family - Major John Freeman."
  2. [S322] Sophia Smith Martin, Mack Genealogy.
  3. [S432] John Thomas, "Robert-Jenny Updike Line", Jan 1, 2002, unverified.
Last Edited=2 Jul 2006

Mary Freeman1,2

b. 2 June 1631, d. 5 November 1688
     Mary Freeman was born on 2 June 1631 in London, London, England.1,2,3 She was the daughter of Edmond Freeman and Elizabeth (?). Mary Freeman married Edward Perry, son of Edmund Perry and Sarah Crowell, in 1657.1,2,3 Mary Freeman died on 5 November 1688 in Sandwich, Plymouth Colony, now Massachusetts, at age 57.3
     She immigrated on the Abigail, departing from London, c. May 1635, arriving circa July 1635 with her father Edmond Freeman.1,4,5

Citations

  1. [S28] Josiah Paine, "The Freemans - the Eastham Branch of the Sandwich Family - Major John Freeman."
  2. [S322] Sophia Smith Martin, Mack Genealogy.
  3. [S432] John Thomas, "Robert-Jenny Updike Line", Jan 1, 2002, unverified.
  4. [S1298] Merideth B. Colkert, Founders of Early American Families.
  5. [S1310] Barbara Lambert Merrick, MF 24 Brewster.
Last Edited=2 Jan 2007

Edward Perry1

b. 1630, d. 16 October 1689
     Edward Perry was born in 1630 in Sandwich, Plymouth Colony, now Barnstable County, Massachusetts.2,3 He was the son of Edmund Perry and Sarah Crowell. Edward Perry married Mary Freeman, daughter of Edmond Freeman and Elizabeth (?), in 1657.1,4,2 Edward Perry died on 16 October 1689 in Sandwich, Plymouth Colony, now Massachusetts.2

Citations

  1. [S28] Josiah Paine, "The Freemans - the Eastham Branch of the Sandwich Family - Major John Freeman."
  2. [S432] John Thomas, "Robert-Jenny Updike Line", Jan 1, 2002, unverified.
  3. [S393] Tara Passey, "Passey, Hendricks, Monson, Campbell, Weatherston, Flinders, Lunceford, Bates, Riddel, Weldon, Thurston, Brandau, Perkins Family", Aug. 9, 2002, unverified.
  4. [S322] Sophia Smith Martin, Mack Genealogy.
Last Edited=3 Jan 2007

Mercy (?)1,2

b. between September 1658 and 4 July 1659, d. 27 July 1721
     Mercy (?) was born between September 1658 and 4 July 1659. She may have been the daughter of Capt. William Hedge.2 She married as her first husband Elkanah Watson, son of George Watson and Phoebe Hicks, before October 1678.2 Mercy (?) married as her second husband John Freeman , son of Major John Freeman and Mercy Prence, on 24 October 1706 in Harwich, Province of Massachusetts Bay.1,3,2 Mercy (?) died on 27 July 1721 in Harwich, Province of Massachusetts Bay.3

Citations

  1. [S28] Josiah Paine, "The Freemans - the Eastham Branch of the Sandwich Family - Major John Freeman."
  2. [S1310] Barbara Lambert Merrick, MF 24 Brewster.
  3. [S928] Early VR Barnstable Co. MA (published), Vital Records of Harwich.
Last Edited=9 Feb 2015

William Freeman1,2

b. 1663, d. before 31 May 1687
     William Freeman was born in 1663 in Eastham, Plymouth Colony, now Barnstable County, Massachusetts.3,2 He was the son of Major John Freeman and Mercy Prence.1,2 William Freeman married Lydia Sparrow, daughter of Jonathan Sparrow and Rebecca Bangs, circa 1684.1,2 William Freeman died before 31 May 1687. He probably died in the spring of 1687 as his widow Lydia took out Letters of Administration on the estate on May 31, 1687.1,2

Citations

  1. [S28] Josiah Paine, "The Freemans - the Eastham Branch of the Sandwich Family - Major John Freeman."
  2. [S1310] Barbara Lambert Merrick, MF 24 Brewster.
  3. [S28] Josiah Paine, "The Freemans - the Eastham Branch of the Sandwich Family - Major John Freeman", Cited Freeman's History of Cape Cod for this date.
Last Edited=9 Feb 2015

Lydia Sparrow1,2

b. between 19 November 1660 and September 1664, d. after 16 March 1708/9
     Lydia Sparrow was born between 19 November 1660 and September 1664 in Eastham, Plymouth Colony, now Barnstable County, Massachusetts.2 She was the daughter of Jonathan Sparrow and Rebecca Bangs.1,2 Lydia Sparrow married William Freeman, son of Major John Freeman and Mercy Prence, circa 1684.1,2 Lydia Sparrow died after 16 March 1708/9.2

Citations

  1. [S28] Josiah Paine, "The Freemans - the Eastham Branch of the Sandwich Family - Major John Freeman."
  2. [S1310] Barbara Lambert Merrick, MF 24 Brewster.
Last Edited=13 Feb 2015

Patience Freeman1,2,3,4,5

b. circa 1667, d. after 27 January 1719/20
     Patience Freeman was born circa 1667 in Eastham, Plymouth Colony, now Barnstable County, Massachusetts.3,5 She was the daughter of Major John Freeman and Mercy Prence.3,5 Patience Freeman married Lieut. Samuel Paine, son of Thomas Paine and Mary Snow, on 31 January 1681/82 in Eastham, Plymouth Colony, now Barnstable County, Massachusetts, 9 kids.2,3,1,4,5 Patience Freeman died after 27 January 1719/20 in Eastham, Province of Massachusetts Bay.1,5

Citations

  1. [S47] M. L. T. Alden, "Snow Genealogy."
  2. [S26] David Hamblin, "The First Settlers of Eastham, Mass."
  3. [S28] Josiah Paine, "The Freemans - the Eastham Branch of the Sandwich Family - Major John Freeman."
  4. [S928] Early VR Barnstable Co. MA (published), Vital Records of Eastham/Orleans.
  5. [S1310] Barbara Lambert Merrick, MF 24 Brewster.
Last Edited=9 Feb 2015

Lieut. Samuel Paine1,2,3,4,5

b. 1652, d. 13 October 1712
     Lieut. Samuel Paine was born in 1652 in Eastham, Plymouth Colony, now Barnstable County, Massachusetts.3,5 He was the son of Thomas Paine and Mary Snow.6,5 Lieut. Samuel Paine married Patience Freeman, daughter of Major John Freeman and Mercy Prence, on 31 January 1681/82 in Eastham, Plymouth Colony, now Barnstable County, Massachusetts, 9 kids.1,2,3,4,5 Lieut. Samuel Paine died on 13 October 1712 in Eastham, Province of Massachusetts Bay.3,2,4,5

Citations

  1. [S26] David Hamblin, "The First Settlers of Eastham, Mass."
  2. [S28] Josiah Paine, "The Freemans - the Eastham Branch of the Sandwich Family - Major John Freeman."
  3. [S47] M. L. T. Alden, "Snow Genealogy."
  4. [S928] Early VR Barnstable Co. MA (published), Vital Records of Eastham/Orleans.
  5. [S1310] Barbara Lambert Merrick, MF 24 Brewster.
  6. [S152] Josiah Paine, "Thomas Paine of Eastham and Posterity."
Last Edited=9 Feb 2015

Nicholas Paine1,2,3

b. between 1660 and 1665, d. 1733
     Nicholas Paine was born between 1660 and 1665 in Eastham, Plymouth Colony, now Barnstable County, Massachusetts.2 He was the son of Thomas Paine and Mary Snow.4 Nicholas Paine married Hannah Higgins, daughter of Johnathan Higgins and Elizabeth Rogers, circa 1699 in Province of Massachusetts Bay 7 children.1,2,5 Nicholas Paine died in 1733 in Eastham, Province of Massachusetts Bay.2,4

Citations

  1. [S26] David Hamblin, "The First Settlers of Eastham, Mass."
  2. [S47] M. L. T. Alden, "Snow Genealogy."
  3. [S48] Stephen Hopkins of the Mayflower.
  4. [S152] Josiah Paine, "Thomas Paine of Eastham and Posterity."
  5. [S928] Early VR Barnstable Co. MA (published), Vital Records of Eastham/Orleans.
Last Edited=1 Jan 2007

Alice Mayo1,2

b. 29 April 1686, d. 12 October 1748
     Alice Mayo was born on 29 April 1686 in Eastham, Plymouth Colony, now Massachusetts.1,3 She was the daughter of Nathaniel Mayo and Elixabeth Wixon.1,3 Alice Mayo married John Paine , son of Thomas Paine and Mary Snow, on 3 March 1719/20 in Eastham, Province of Massachusetts Bay.1,4,2,3 Alice Mayo died on 12 October 1748 in Eastham, Province of Massachusetts Bay, at age 62.1,3

Citations

  1. [S47] M. L. T. Alden, "Snow Genealogy."
  2. [S928] Early VR Barnstable Co. MA (published), Vital Records of Eastham/Orleans.
  3. [S1310] Barbara Lambert Merrick, MF 24 Brewster.
  4. [S152] Josiah Paine, "Thomas Paine of Eastham and Posterity."
Last Edited=9 Feb 2015

Isaac Freeman1,2,3

b. between 21 May 1687 and 21 May 1688, d. date unknown
     Isaac Freeman was born between 21 May 1687 and 21 May 1688 in Eastham, Plymouth Colony, now Massachusetts.2,3 He was the son of Lt. Edmond Freeman and Sara Mayo.1,2,3 Isaac Freeman married Bethiah Sturgis on 16 March 1714/15 in Yarmouth, Province of Massachusetts Bay.2,3 His death date has not been found.3

Citations

  1. [S28] Josiah Paine, "The Freemans - the Eastham Branch of the Sandwich Family - Major John Freeman."
  2. [S1310] Barbara Lambert Merrick, MF 24 Brewster.
  3. [S1190] Barbara Lambert Merrick, MFIP Brewster, Family 294.
Last Edited=11 Feb 2015

Sarah Freeman1,2,3

b. say 1687, d. 21 January 1743/44
     Sarah Freeman was born say 1687 in Eastham, Plymouth Colony, now Barnstable County, Massachusetts.2,4,3 She was the daughter of Lt. Edmond Freeman and Sara Mayo.1,2,3 Sarah Freeman married Benjamin Higgins, son of Benjamin Higgins and Lydia Bangs, on 22 May 1701 in Eastham, Province of Massachusetts Bay.1,5,2,4,3 Sarah Freeman died on 21 January 1743/44 in Eastham, Province of Massachusetts Bay.5,3

Citations

  1. [S28] Josiah Paine, "The Freemans - the Eastham Branch of the Sandwich Family - Major John Freeman."
  2. [S1308] Katharine Chapin Higgins, Richard Higgins.
  3. [S1190] Barbara Lambert Merrick, MFIP Brewster, Family 293.
  4. [S1310] Barbara Lambert Merrick, MF 24 Brewster.
  5. [S928] Early VR Barnstable Co. MA (published), Vital Records of Eastham/Orleans.
Last Edited=11 Feb 2015

Benjamin Higgins1,2,3,4,5

b. 15 September 1681, d. between 1 July 1760 and 27 April 1761
     Benjamin Higgins was born on 15 September 1681 in Eastham, Plymouth Colony, now Barnstable County, Massachusetts.2,3,4,5 He was the son of Benjamin Higgins and Lydia Bangs.2,3,4,5 Benjamin Higgins married Sarah Freeman, daughter of Lt. Edmond Freeman and Sara Mayo, on 22 May 1701 in Eastham, Province of Massachusetts Bay.1,3,4,6,5 Benjamin Higgins died between 1 July 1760 and 27 April 1761 in Eastham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts.4
     He left a will on 1 July 1760.5 His estate was inventoried on 27 April 1761.5

Citations

  1. [S28] Josiah Paine, "The Freemans - the Eastham Branch of the Sandwich Family - Major John Freeman."
  2. [S26] David Hamblin, "The First Settlers of Eastham, Mass."
  3. [S928] Early VR Barnstable Co. MA (published), Vital Records of Eastham/Orleans.
  4. [S1308] Katharine Chapin Higgins, Richard Higgins.
  5. [S1190] Barbara Lambert Merrick, MFIP Brewster, Family 293.
  6. [S1310] Barbara Lambert Merrick, MF 24 Brewster.
Last Edited=11 Feb 2015

Mary Freeman1,2

b. say 1688, d. after 6 May 1747
     Mary Freeman was born say 1688 in Eastham, Plymouth Colony, now Barnstable County, Massachusetts.3,2 She was the daughter of Lt. Edmond Freeman and Sara Mayo.1,2 Mary Freeman married Samuel Hinckley circa 1703.1,3,2 Mary Freeman died after 6 May 1747 in Brunswick, Province of Massachusetts Bay, now Cumberland County, Maine. When she was recorded in a deed.2

Citations

  1. [S28] Josiah Paine, "The Freemans - the Eastham Branch of the Sandwich Family - Major John Freeman."
  2. [S1190] Barbara Lambert Merrick, MFIP Brewster, Family 296.
  3. [S1310] Barbara Lambert Merrick, MF 24 Brewster.
Last Edited=11 Feb 2015

Samuel Hinckley1,2

b. 24 September 1684, d. after 22 May 1761
     Samuel Hinckley was born on 24 September 1684 in Barnstable, Plymouth Colony, now Barnstable County, Massachusetts. He was the son of Samuel and Sarah (Pope) Hinckley.2 He married Mary Freeman, daughter of Lt. Edmond Freeman and Sara Mayo, circa 1703.1,3,2 Samuel Hinckley died after 22 May 1761 in Brunswick, Province of Massachusetts Bay, now Cumberland County, Maine.2

Citations

  1. [S28] Josiah Paine, "The Freemans - the Eastham Branch of the Sandwich Family - Major John Freeman."
  2. [S1190] Barbara Lambert Merrick, MFIP Brewster, Family 296.
  3. [S1310] Barbara Lambert Merrick, MF 24 Brewster.
Last Edited=11 Feb 2015

Ebenezer Freeman1,2,3,4

b. between 11 June 1688 and 11 June 1689, d. 11 June 1760
     Ebenezer Freeman was born between 11 June 1688 and 11 June 1689 in Eastham, Plymouth Colony, now Massachusetts.3,4 He was the son of Lt. Edmond Freeman and Sara Mayo.1,3,4 Ebenezer Freeman married Abigail Young on 12 October 1710 in Eastham, Province of Massachusetts Bay.1,5,3,4 Ebenezer Freeman died on 11 June 1760 in Eastham, Province of Massachusetts Bay, now Wellfleet.4

Citations

  1. [S28] Josiah Paine, "The Freemans - the Eastham Branch of the Sandwich Family - Major John Freeman."
  2. [S64] The Great Migration.
  3. [S1310] Barbara Lambert Merrick, MF 24 Brewster.
  4. [S1190] Barbara Lambert Merrick, MFIP Brewster, Family 295.
  5. [S928] Early VR Barnstable Co. MA (published), Vital Records of Eastham/Orleans.
Last Edited=11 Feb 2015

Abigail Young1,2,3

b. 28 December 1688, d. 12 June 1781
     Abigail's birth date is unknown. Abigail was born in Eastham, Plymouth Colony, now Massachusetts.3 She married Ebenezer Freeman, son of Lt. Edmond Freeman and Sara Mayo, on 12 October 1710 in Eastham, Province of Massachusetts Bay.1,4,5,3 Abigail Young died on 12 June 1781 in Wellfleet, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, at age 92.3

Citations

  1. [S28] Josiah Paine, "The Freemans - the Eastham Branch of the Sandwich Family - Major John Freeman."
  2. [S64] The Great Migration.
  3. [S1190] Barbara Lambert Merrick, MFIP Brewster, Family 295.
  4. [S928] Early VR Barnstable Co. MA (published), Vital Records of Eastham/Orleans.
  5. [S1310] Barbara Lambert Merrick, MF 24 Brewster.
Last Edited=13 Feb 2015

Experience Freeman1,2,3

b. say 1689, d. before 18 November 1721
     Experience Freeman was born say 1689 in Eastham, Plymouth Colony, now Massachusetts.2 She was the daughter of Lt. Edmond Freeman and Sara Mayo.1,2,3 Experience Freeman married Thomas Gross on 13 October 1709 in Boston, Province of Massachusetts Bay. His first wife was Elizabeth Hinckes.1,2,3 Experience Freeman died before 18 November 1721 (the date of her husband's third marriage intentions).3

Citations

  1. [S28] Josiah Paine, "The Freemans - the Eastham Branch of the Sandwich Family - Major John Freeman."
  2. [S1310] Barbara Lambert Merrick, MF 24 Brewster.
  3. [S1190] Barbara Lambert Merrick, MFIP Brewster, Family 297.
Last Edited=11 Feb 2015

Thomas Gross1,2

b. 4 February 1677/78, d. before 14 March 1727/28
     Thomas Gross was born on 4 February 1677/78 in Hingham, Massachusetts Bay Colony, now Plymouth County. He was the son of Simon and Mary (Bond) Gross.2 He married as his second wife Experience Freeman, daughter of Lt. Edmond Freeman and Sara Mayo, on 13 October 1709 in Boston, Province of Massachusetts Bay. His first wife was Elizabeth Hinckes.1,3,2 Thomas Gross married as his third wife Jane Cole, daughter of William Cole and Hannah Snow, on 7 December 1721 in Eastham, Province of Massachusetts Bay, now Wellfleet. She married (2) Joseph Smalley.2 Thomas Gross died before 14 March 1727/28 when an administrator was appointed for his estate.2

Citations

  1. [S28] Josiah Paine, "The Freemans - the Eastham Branch of the Sandwich Family - Major John Freeman."
  2. [S1190] Barbara Lambert Merrick, MFIP Brewster, Family 297.
  3. [S1310] Barbara Lambert Merrick, MF 24 Brewster.
Last Edited=11 Feb 2015

Anthony Colby1,2,3

b. circa 1605, d. 11 February 1659/60
     Anthony Colby was born circa 1605 in Horbling, Lincolnshire, England. Some sources say he was from Beccles. Suffolk, England with royal ancestry, others from Lincolnshire. The ancestry listed here is one version and is not substantiated. Alternate birth date: 1590. Alternate parents: Thomas and Beatrice (Felton) Colby.4,2 He was the son of Thomas Colby and Anna Jackson. Anthony Colby was baptized on 8 September 1605 in Horbling, Lincolnshire, England.2 He married Susanna Haddon in 1631 in Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony, now Suffolk County.2 Anthony Colby died on 11 February 1659/60 in Salisbury, Massachusetts Bay Colony, now Essex County.1,5,2,3,6,7
     He immigrated in 1630. He is supposed to have come with Winthrop.5,3,8,7 He became a freeman on 14 May 1634.5 He was a sawmill owner.2

Anthony Colby came from England to Boston, Mass in 1630, then moved to Cambridge, Mass in 1632, and to Salisbury, Mass in 1634, Ipswich in 1637 and Amesbury, Mass in 1647 where he was one of the first settlers.

Children of Anthony Colby and Susanna Haddon

Citations

  1. [S27] "The Florence Fox Harrop Papers," Florence Fox Collection of A. Gulbransen.
  2. [S64] The Great Migration.
  3. [S322] Sophia Smith Martin, Mack Genealogy.
  4. [S186] Rebecca Shewmake, "Mowhawk Valley Fox Family", Aug. 26, 2001, unverified.
  5. [S116] Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury Massachusetts, online.
  6. [S997] Early VR Essex Co. MA (published), Vital records of Salisbury.
  7. [S1298] Merideth B. Colkert, Founders of Early American Families.
  8. [S87] Henry Whittemore, Genealogical Guide to the Early Settlers of America.
Last Edited=13 Dec 2014