FIRST SETTLERS
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All of the following are
America's FIRST SETTLERS
and all are Direct Ancestors
of Sarah Elizabeth Rose


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WILLIAM FISK JR.

10th Great Grandfather of Sarah Elizabeth Rose

A First Settler of Wenham, Essex, MA

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1) Great Migration Begins:
Immigrants to New England, 1620-33
Mary Conant Balch DODGE;
Mary Creatty DODGE;
Michael DODGE;
Richard DODGE;
Richard DODGE;
Sarah Proctor DODGE;
William DODGE;
Thomas DUDLEY;
William ELLET;
William ELLETT;
William ELLIT;
William ELLOT;
John ENDICOTT;
John ENDICOT;
Ephraim FELLOWS;
John FISKE;
John FISK;
William FISKE;
William FISK;
Gervase GARFORD;
Joanna HALE;
John HALE;
Robert HALE;

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2) American Genealogical-Biographical Index (AGBI)
William FISKE
Birth Date: 1642 Birthplace: Massachusetts,
Volume: 54 Page Number: 494 Biographical Info: weaver, deac., rep., lt.
Reference: A recd. Of the achievements of her people in the making of
a commonwealth and the founding of a nation.
Ed. By Ezra S. Stearns. New York, 1908. (4v.): 1084

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3) Title: Jr, Deacon, Lieutenant Name: Willia Birth: ABT 1643
in Wenham, Essex County, Massachusetts
Death: 5 FEB 1727/28 in Wenham, Essex County, Massachusetts
Baptism: 4 JUN 1643 Wenham, Essex County, Massachusetts
Occupation: Weaver
ELEC: BET 1701 AND 1704 Representative (also 1711, 1713-14)
ELEC: 1679 Deacon Congregational Church
ELEC: BET 1702 AND 1703 Moderator (also 1712-1714)
Freeman 1670
Will: 1725 Wenham, Essex County, Massachusetts

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4) William Fiske Spouse: Sarah Kilham
Parents: William Fiske and Bridget Muskett
Birth Place: Wenham, Massachusetts
Birth Date: 4 Jun 1642
Marriage Place: Wenham, Massachusetts Marriage Date: 15 Jan 1661
Death Place: Wenham, Massachusetts Death Date: 5 Feb 1727

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5) Essex County, Massachusetts Depositions,
1636-86 Name: Fiske, William Age: 36
Year: 1679 Vol:page: 7:292

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6) Births Fiske, Samuel
Father: Fiske , William Mother: Muskett , Bridget
Birth Date: 1646 City: Wenham County: Essex State: Massachusetts

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7) U.S. and International Marriage Records,
1560-1900 William Fiske
Gender: male Birth Place: MA
Spouse: Sarah Kilham Spouse Birth Place:
Massachusetts Spouse Birth Year: 1643
Marriage Year: 1662 Number Pages: 1

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THOMAS HOLCOMB

10th Great Grandfather of Sarah Elizabeth Rose

A First Settler of Windsor, Hartford, and Poquonick, CT.
1) Birth: 1601 Death: 7 SEP 1657 in Windsor, CT
Res: in Windsor, CT Immigration: MAR 1629/30
Arrived on the Mary and John
Burial: Poquonock, CT

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2) Title: The Great Migration Begins
Author: Robert Charles Anderson
Publication: Boston 1995

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3) Title: Torrey CD New England Marriages Prior to 1700
Author: Clarence A. Torrey
Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s

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4) Publication: 2001 NEHGS
Note: First version to have
Torrey's source citations including
Repository: Call Number: Media: Book

HOLCOMB, Thomas (-1657) & Elizabeth [?FERGUSON] (-1679?)
m/2 James ENNO 1658; ca 1633?; Dorchester/Windsor, CT
{Warner-Harrington 307;
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5) Great Migration Begins: Origin unknown.
Migration 1633 to Dorchester. Freeman
14 May 1634, Dorchester.
His estate included books.
Birth estimated by about 1609
based on date of marriage.
See George E. McCracken, TAG 57:65-76,
160-69, 225-29; TAG 26:109-10; TAG 44:58-60.
The latter two discuss the fraudulent
claim of ancestry for Thomas Holcombe.
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6) BURI PLAC Cem. Near His Homestead
At Poquonock, Near Hartford,
CT OCCU Farmer for Thomas Holcombe.

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7) Sources: for Thomas Holcombe.
7a) "Our Ellsworth Ancestors" by German Ellsworth
and Mary Smith Ellsworth for Thomas Holcombe.

7b) "Thomas Holcombe's Earlier Posterity", George E. McCracken,

The American Genealogist, April 1981, pp. 66-67

7c) "The Holcombes, Nation Builders, A Family Having as Great a Part as Any in

the Making of All North American Civilization,

Their Biographies, Genealogies and Pedigrees," Mrs. Lewis D. McPherson,

(Hannah Elizabeth Weir), 1947, p. 9.

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8) Thomas Holcomb, born 1595 in Hall (Devon), England

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9) Died September 07, 1657 in Puquonock, Connecticut.

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10) He was the son of Gilbert Holcomb and Anne Courtenay.

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11) He married Elizabeth Ferguson in Dorchester, Massachusettes.

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12) died October 01, 1657 in Windsor, CT (Source:
Stiles, Henry R. The History of Ancient Windsor).

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13) He married Elizabeth Ferguson in Dorchester, MA.

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14) Thomas Holcomb arrived at Dorchester,, MA in 1628
aboard the "Mary and John" with
John Warham's group of puritans [This date is wrong].
While there, he married fellow passenger Elizabeth Ferguson.
When the group moved to Windsor, Hartford, CT
to found that colony,
Thomas and Elizabeth moved with them.

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15) By 1639, they moved away from the main Windsor
settlement to his farm in Poquonock.

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16) He was a representative from Windsor and Hartford
in the convention that framed the now famous
Constitution of the Connecticut Colony.

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17) Thomas Holcomb's old tombstone shows October 1657 as his date of death,
and the probate inventory record shows 1 October 1657.
>References to Stiles History of Ancient Windsor and the Colony records
state 7 September 1657. p. 139, Stiles.
Came to Windsor in 1635 or soon thereafter from Dorchester.
Granted a lot 14 1/2 rods wide, which was sold to Josiah Hull in 1639
when he removed to Poquonok where he had the lot next N of Edward Griswold.
His son Joshua had the homestead.
Alt Birth: 1601 Devonshire, England Alt Birth: 7 Apr 1605 Pembroke, Wales


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HOLCOMB
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