America's FIRST SETTLERS
and all are Direct Ancestors
of Sarah Elizabeth Rose
11th Great Grandfather of Sarah Elizabeth Rose
A First Settler Of Billerica, New Haven, CT
Arrived in Boston, on "The Defense" 08 Oct 1635. Passenger and
Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s aboutWilliam French Name:
William French Year: 1635 Age: 30 Estimated birth year: abt 1605
Place: Boston, Massachusetts Source PublicationCode: 263 Primary
Immigrant: French, William Annotation: Part 1, pp. 1-43, is a study
ofemigration to New England in colonial times; part 2, pp. 45-207,
lists passengers and the ships they arrived on (3,600 passengers on
213 ships).From the Custom House records of Englishports. Much
of the information is con SourceBibliography: BANKS, CHARLES
EDWARD. The Planters of the Commonwealth; a Study of the
Emigrants and Emigration in ColonialTimes: To Which Are Added
Lists ofPassengers to Boston and to the Bay Colony;the Ships which
Brought Them; Their English Homes, and the Places of Their
Settlement in Massachusetts, 1620-1640. Boston: Houghton Mifflin,
1930. 231p. Reprinted by GenealogicalPublishing Co., Baltimore,
1961. Repr. 1984.Page: 168
French came over from England on the ship
"Defence" in 1634 or 1635, and 4 of the
with them; Francis, Elizabeth, Marie(Mary), John.
first representative from
Billerica. of Cambridge and
County. England March 15, 1603.
Thomas Shepard in the "Defence" in 1635, bringing
his wife Elizabeth and four children.
petitioners for the spearation of Billerica, formerly
Shawshin, from Cambridge.
Baillerica and Chelmsford.
for this Town for the Next Genrl Court and no longer."
Two days later he was in his seat at Boston, the first Deputy
from Billerica. He was chosen again in 1663. In 1661 the town
appoint Lieut. ffrench, John Sen.
and Will Gay to sett in the Deacon's seat.
of the famous tract entitled "Strength out o f weakness"
published in London and reprinted by the Boston
May 6, 1669, Mary Lathrop of Barnstable, dau. of ??? and widow of
John Stearns of Billerica.
Edward Bostock, Master. She sailed from London about
the last of July (1635) and arrived at Boston October 8,
with about one hundred passengers.
Roger Harlakenden, 23, of Earl's Colne
county Essex, Cambridge
Mrs. Elizabeth Harlakenden, 18
Mabel Harlakenden, 22
(following indiv's listed as servants
in Harlakenden party)*
[Roger Harlakenden] Anne Wood, 23
Samuel Shepard, 22
Joseph Cooke, 27
George Cooke, 25
William French, 30
Mrs. Elizabeth French, 32
Robert...... Sarah Simes, 30
(end of servants list
in Harlakenden party)
Mrs. Elizabeth French, 30,
Cambridge Francis French, 10
Elizabeth French, 6
Mary French, 2 1/2
John French, 1/2
A study of the Emigrants and Emigration
in Colonial Times to which are added
Lists of Passengers to Boston
and to the Bay Colony;
the ships which brought them; their English Homes,
and the Places of their Settlement in Massachusetts.
By Charles Edward Banks Baltimore
Genealogical Publishing Co.,
1961. Pages 167-170. 16b) Title: Jacobus,
Ancient Families of New Haven
Page: p. 624 16c) Title: History of Billerica,
MA with as Genealogical Register
Author: Rev. Henry A. Hazen
Publication: A. Williams and Co.,
OldCorner Bookstore Boston, MA 1883
Page: p. 56 16d) Lineages of the Society of
Mayflower Descendants in the
State of Rhode Island and
Providence Plantations. Vol. Two Author:
Compiled by Bruce
Campbell MacGunnigle, Dep. Gov.
Abbrev: Ships List Ame< Plant & Colonies
Eng, Married: 20 NOV 1631 in Halstead,Essex,Eng
Mary French b:1633 in Eng
Francis French b: 1625 in Halstead, Essex, England
John French b: FEB 1634/1635 in Halstead, Essex, England
Jacob French b: 16 JAN 1640
Hannah French b: AFT 1643
Samuel French b: AFT 1645
Sarah French b: MAR 1638 in Cambridge, Middlesex, MA
Index (AGBI) about William FRENCH
Name: William FRENCH Birth Date: 1603
Birthplace: Eng, Massachusetts
Volume: 58 Page Number: 484
Reference: Gen. Column of the " Boston Transcript".
1906-1941.( The greatest single source of material
for gen. Data for the N.E. area
and for the period 1600-1800. Completely indexed
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