Sunday, February 28, 2016

William Estow and Mary Moulton of Ormesby, Norfolk, England and Hampton, New Hampshire

For such a small village, Ormesby was once the home of a large number of Great Migration immigrants including William Estow and his wife Mary. The men, husbands, sons, brothers, in laws, on whose decision the family uprooted and left their home forever were husbandmen farmers in rural Norfolk County. Their little village was only about five miles from the coastline and the bone chilling waters of the North Sea. The land is fairly flat as it runs towards the sea. Close to the beach it falls away in a long line of low sandy cliffs. The shingle beach below, oddly known as California Beach, is the site of a summer holiday camp. In season, the beach is crowded with pasty skinned sunblocked barely clothed men and women, sunning themselves while their children splash and wade in the cold surf. A vision which, I am sure, would have horrified those long ago Puritan immigrants.

I try to imagine what the women in the family must have thought of leaving home. I try to picture Mary Estow standing on the shoreline, looking out over the rough surf, gulls diving and crying overhead. Turning her head, she could look back at the land of her fathers. A place familiar, home to her kin for centuries. A land which was plowed with their sweat and tears and into whose cold earthly embrace they had laid their mothers, fathers, spouses and children.  She turns and looks out over an endless churning ocean towards the land of her sons. Unknown. Frightening. Were they filled with dread, anxiety or excitement at the prospect of  boarding  a small wooden ship, spending weeks at sea, and beginning anew.

Okay, enough creative writing practice, Here's what I think I know about William Estow and his wife the widow Mary Moulton.

english origins
William's lineage can be traced to his grandfather, also William Estow. He was born about 1517, most likely in or near Ormesby.[1] He was a farmer, as were his sons and his grandsons. He did not own his land but rather rented it from the Lord of the Manor, Sir Edward Clere. Sir Edward's family seat was the beautiful Blickling Hall in Norfolk. The Blickling Estate had once been owned by Thomas Boleyn and his daughter Ann was born there in about 1507. Clere inherited it from his uncle Sir James Boleyn. Clere was one of the largest land owners in the country, he served as the High Sheriff of Norfolk and was a member of Parliament. [2] His vast income came from men like William Estow who rented land to farm.

The Ormesby farmers grew cereal, they did some dairying and stock rearing. The work was labor intensive. It must have been frustrating to spend your life toiling over someone else's land, knowing it would never really be yours. This is what made New England so attractive, a man could own his own land, and any improvements he made to it would be to his benefit.

In 1587, William Esto [sic] testified that he was a servant of Edward Clere and of his father before him. He gave his age as seventy. On February 26 1589/90, William wrote his will. His wife Margery was to get all of his property, cattle, supplies and household goods for life. After her death it would go to his son George. His son John got forty shillings. George was also given the lease on some land, that his father held from Sir Edward Clere. William, in his will, referred to himself as Esto alias Cooke, it would be interesting to know what that was about. On 30 May 1592, George probated his father's will.

Margery Estow, widow, wrote her will on 20 June 1599, it was proved on 6 July of the same year. she followed her husband's wishes and left  her house, tenement and orchards to her son George. If George died without an heir, all would go to his brother John. In this will we find that George and John have a sister named Margaret. She is married and her eldest daughter seems to be married. Named without explanation are Robert, William, Edmond and Elizabeth Estow.

George had two older brothers, that were not mentioned in his father's will. The oldest was William Jr. He was dead by 28 November 1578. He too called himself alias Cock. He had no children and left the bulk of his estate to his brother James. In his will are the surnames of many of those families who migrated with William Estow; Palmer, Marston, and Nudd. James died in 1609 and left legacies to the children of his brother George; Robert, William, Edmond, Elizabeth and Mary. These are the children named in their grandmother's will in 1589, except for Mary, who must not have been born.

The children are all identified as minors. If Robert were the eldest the William could not have been older than 19 in 1609 which means he was born after 1589.  For the four oldest children to have all been born by 1599, when Margery wrote her will, he had to have been born no later than 1594.The only child who baptism record can be found is Mary, she was baptized at St. Margaret's on 20 August 1603. Nothing else is know about George, we do not know the name of his wife or when either of them died.

William and Mary
The first we know of William was his marriage to a widow, Mary Moulton at St. Margaret's on 15 July 1623. His brother Robert was already married and had had a child baptized in May. Mary had married Robert Moulton in about 1612. She was born around 1591. Robert and Mary lived in Martham, very close to Ormesby. Together they had at least five children, including a son William who immigrated to New England before them. Robert Moulton was buried on 21 August 1622. Update: Mary married Benjamin Moulton by 1615. They had two children; William and a daughter Hannah. It is not known when Benjamin died. [3]

 William Estow and his wife had two children together, both daughters.[4]
1. Sarah b. abt. 1624, m. abt. 1643 Morris Hobbs
2. Mary bp. 8 June 1628 at Ormesby, m. Thomas Marston 1648, she was living in 1700.

coming to new england
In 1630 John Winthrop led a large group of immigrants to Massachusetts to establish his 'Shining City on a Hill'. For the next ten years, thousands of men and women left England to try their hand in the new colony. Some returned, unable to cope  with the primitive living conditions, others persevered and made a new life for themselves. A large portion of these immigrants originated in East Anglia, a geographical area of England which included the County of Norfolk. For the husbandmen of Ormesby, the temptation to owe you own land must have been a strong pull. To no longer pay rents, or be at the mercy of the fractious land owning magnets was a opportunity which could not be ignored.

In 1637 Robert and Lucy Page, along with their children and servants boarded a ship in the Suffolk port of Ipswich and sailed for New England. Mary Estow's son William was one of Robert Pages Servants. A year or so later. William and Mary, along with their two youngest children joined the Pages in New England. They left behind Mary's children, John, Abigail and Anne. She would never see them again. [5]

The plantation of Newbury was begun in 1638. William Estow was one of the first settlers. He was made a freeman on 12 December 1638, which speaks to his Puritan leanings. He was given a house lot of ten acres. What must that have felt like, to be a land owner for the first time? The Estow family did not remain long in Newbury, choosing to move and settle permanently in Hampton in the the province of New Hampshire.

Not only did the Estow's move to Hampton, so did many of the Ormesby immigrant, the Pages, Moultons, Marstans and Nudds. They formed their own satellite community. By 1640 William was at closing in on fifty, if not already there. Men on this age were tasked with civic duties to ensure the orderly running of society. William served as selectman, served on juries and also was the deputy to the General Court. He was obviously a competent man. He performed his military duty until 1654 when we was allowed to stand down from training.

On 16 October 1655, William, feeling his age, wrote his last will and testament. His wife Mary was not mentioned, the most likely explanation for this is that she had already died. He left the largest part of his estate to his daughter Sarah Hobbs and her  husband who lived with William. Mary was left a bequest valued at about 60 pounds. Money was also given to the four children of William Moulton. [6] Accord to V.C. Sanborn William died on 23November 1655.


[1] Walter Goodwin Davis, The Ancestry of Sarah Stone, Wife of James Patten of Arundel (Kennebunkport) Maine, (Portland, Maine: Sourthworth Press, 1930).

[2] P. W. Hasler, The History of Parliament, 1588-1603, digital images, The History of Parliament Online ( : accessed 27 February 2016).

[3] Myrtle Stevens Hyde, "Revised Ancestry for William Moulton of Hampton, New Hampshire, Including Some Revisions of the Early Ancestry of His New England Cousins," New England Historical and Genealogical Register (July 2009) Vol. 163, 165-173 and 273-277; digital images, American Ancestors ( : accessed 28 December 2017).

[4] John Brooks Threlfall, Fifty Great Migration Colonists, 216.

[5] John Brooks Threlfall, Fifty Great Migration Colonists, 217.

[6] Walter Goodwin Davis, The Ancestry of Sarah Stone.

Friday, February 19, 2016

John Marion and Sarah Eddy of Boston and John Marion and Sarah Unknown of Hampton...oops!

Attention ya'll! If you are a descendant of Henry Dearborn and his wife Elizabeth Marion and you think you are related to Sarah Eddy, get out your pruning shears, it's time to lop that branch off your family tree. Unfortunately there were two men named John Marion who came to New England. One married Sarah Eddy and the other married Sarah Unknown. Their genealogies have become mighty mixed up. This messed up genealogy is still being printed today. Here is a breakdown of the lives of the two men named John Marion. Obviously they were not the same man. 

John Marion of Boston
John Marion of Watertown and Hampton
b. by 1619, based on date of marriage and on his tombstone [1]

b. 1620, based on date of marriage, but possibly earlier.
In Boston by 1651
In Watertown by 1640
m. Sarah Eddy (b. abt. 1628) in Boston by 1651 
1651 John and Sarah become members of the First Church of Boston [2]
m. Sarah Unknown by 1640
John bp. 22 Feb 1651/2 [2] 
Isacke bp. 30 Jan 1652 [2] page 325
Samuel bp. 9 Dec 1655 [2] page 330
Sarah bp. 25 April 1658 [2] page 334
Tomisen bp. 23 Sept. 1660 [2] page 336
Mary bp. 24 May 1663 [2] page 340
John bp. 21 Oct 1666 [2] page 344
Mary born January 1641, buried in March 1641 [3]
John b. 12 June 1643, buried 15 June 1643 [4]
Elizabeth m. Henry Dearborn [5]
Abigail d. 25 September 1668 [5]
Hannah m. Isaac Godfrey [5]

1650 John Marshall of Boston sells land to John Marion of Boston [17]

1655 John Marion and John Hull of Boston attest to a will. [18]
23 May 1645 John Marion bought the land of Judith Parker in Hampton, NH [6]
Oct 1649 court case [7]
Oct. 1651 Gran Jury in Essex County [8]
April 1652 in court charged with trespass [9]
April 1653 Salisbury Court Gran Jury [10]
Oct. 19 1656 mentioned in the Hampton records [11]
18 July 1660 John Marion Boston, bought land [12]
25 August 1662 bought land in Hampton [13]
15 July 1663 bought land in Hampton [14]
Oct 1665 Gran Jury in Hampton [15]
March 1665/6 accused Perkins of stealing 
Oct 1667 Hampton Gran Jury [16]
19 April 1670 John Marion constable of Boston [19]
11 March 1671/2 Overseer of the will of Elizabeth Minor of Boston 
April 1670 Gran Jury Hampton [20]

Sarah Unknown Marion d. in Hampton on 26 January 1671 [21]
John Marion of Hampton m. Margery Nelson, widow on 14 September 1671 [22]
1 Jan 1671 deeded land to Henry Dearborn and Isaac Godfrey his sons in law in Hampton. [23]
October 1672 Gran Jury Hampton

21 December 1674 John Marion Cordwainer of Boston
Oct 1674 John freed from military training
11 January 1677/8 Named in the Will of John Eddy as John Marion of Boston, Cordwainer, as named was John Eddy's daughter Sarah Miriam (Marion) [24]

1677 John Marion and his now wife Margery in court in Hampton [25]
1679 Signed a petition for to call a general Assembly [26] 

1681 John Marion Sr. Selectman for Boston [27]
served for many years as selectman up til 1697.
1681 Deed to Godfrey Dearborn from John Marion in exchange, Godfrey will maintain John Marion and his wife
1683 John Marion signed a petition of men over 70 asking to be relieved of a tax if true, he was born by 1613 [28]
1687 - May 2nd. Margery Maion died, aged 78 [29]

No further mention of John of Hampton (that I can find)
27 Jan 1705 John Marion d. in Boston [30]
3 Feb 1709 Sarah Eddy Marion died in Boston [31]

headstone of John and Sarah in Kings Chapel Burying Ground, Boston


[1] "Find A Grave," indexed database, Find a Grave ( : accessed 19 February 2016), memorial page #48032980 for John Marion 91619-1706) with gravestone images, created by GravRidr, Citing Kings Chapel Burying Ground, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts. 
[2] Richard D. Pierce, The Records of the First Church in Boston, 1630-1868, Volume 1, (Boston: The Colonial Society of Massachusetts, 1961). Records for all the baptisms of the children of John Marion. 

[3] "Early Vital Records of Massachusetts from 1600-1850," database, Massachusetts Vital Records Project, ( : accessed 19 February 2016), >Towns > Middlesex > M > entry for Mary Marian daughter of john and Sarah. Mary was buried 15: 3mo: 1641 a. 2m.

[4] "Early Vital Records of Massachusetts from 1600-1850," database, Massachusetts Vital Records Project, ( : accessed 19 February 2016), >Towns > Middlesex > M > entry for John Marian son of John and Sarah. John was buried 15:3 mo: 1643.

[5] Joseph Dow, History of the Town of Hampton, Volume 2, (Salem : L. E. Dow, 1893), 834, digital images, Archive ( : accessed 19 February 2016).

[6] Joseph Dow, History of the Town of Hampton, Vol. 2, 834

[7] George Francis Dow, Records and Files of The Quarterly Courts of Essex County, Massachusetts, Vol 1, 1636-1656, (Salem : Essex Institute, 1911), 177, digital images, Archive ( Richard Swaine to pay his witness fees.

[8] George Francis Dow, Records and Files, Vol 1, 251. 

[9] George Francis Dow, Records and Files, Vol 1, 252. Sued by Richard Swaine for mowing his meadow and taking away his hay and endeavoring to take away the title to his land. 

[10] George Francis Dow, Records and Files, Vol. 1, 279. Served on the Gran Jury at Salisbury.

[11] Hampton Town Records, book one index, database, Hampton Historical Society ( 1_index.htm : accessed 19 February 2016).

[12] Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, Volumes I-III, (Boston : New England Historical and Genealogical Society, 1995), 2063, digital images, American Ancestors (

[13] Robert Charles Anderson, Great Migration: Immigrants to New England 1634-1635, Volume II, C-F, (Boston: New England Historical and Genealogical Society, 2001), 158, digital images, American Ancestors ( Land sale from Thomas Coleman of Hampton to John Marion of Hampton, 8 acres of salt marsh.

[14] Robert Charles Anderson, Great Migration, 1634-1635, 158. Thomas Coleman of Hampton sells 4 acres of fresh meadow to John Marion of Hampton. 

[15] George Francis Dow, Records and Files of the Quarterly Court of Essex, Massachusetts, Volume 3, 1662-1667, (Salem : Essex Institute, 1913) 279.

[16] George Francis Dow, Records and Files, Vol. 3, 450.

[17] Fletcher S. Weyburn, Weyburn-Wyborn genealogy : being a history and pedigree of Thomas Wyborn of Boston and Scituate, Massachusetts, and Samuel Weyburn of Pennsylvania, with notes on the origin of the family in England, and several branches in Kent County in particular, (New York: Frank Allaben Publishing Co., 1911) 16, digital images, Archive ( : accessed 19 February 2016).

[18] Fletcher S. Weyburn, Weyburn-Wyborn Genealogy, 18.

[19] George Francis Dow, Records and Files of the Quarterly Court of Essex, Massachusetts, Volume 4, 1668-1671, (Salem : Essex Institute, 1914) 261.

[20] George Francis Dow, Records and Files, Vol 4, 325.

[21] Charles Henry Pope, Pioneers of Maine and New Hampshire 1626-1630, (Boston: Charles H. Pope, 1908) 133, Google Books ( : accessed 19 February 2016). Pope recognized that Sarah Marion was not Sarah Eddy. 

[22] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1985) 307, digital images, Google Books ( : accessed 19 February 2016). 

[23] Charles Henry Pope, Pioneers of Maine and New Hampshire, 133. 

[24] Robert Charles Anderson, Great Migration: Immigrants to New England 1634-1635, Volume II, C-F, (Boston: New England Historical and Genealogical Society, 2001), 611 , digital images, American Ancestors ( Will of John Eddy, names daughter Sarah Miriam and her husband John Miriam. 

[25] George Francis Dow, Records and Files of the Quarterly Court of Essex, Massachusetts, Volume 6, 1675-1678, (Salem : Essex Institute, 1916) 265, digital images, Archive (

[26] Nathaniel Bouton, Isaac Weare Hammond, Albert Stillman Batchellor, Henry Harrison Metcalf, Otis Grant Hammond, Provincial and State Papers, (Manchester : J. P. Clark Printing, 1891) 658-660, digital images, Archive ( : accessed 19 February 2016). 

[27] Boston (Mass), A catalogue of the city councils of Boston, 1822-1908, Roxbury, 1846-1867, Charlestown, 1847-1873 and of the selectmen of Boston, 1634-1822, also of various other towns and municipal officers. Printed by order of the City council, (Boston : City of Boston Printing Department, 1909) 363, digital images, Hathi Trust (;view=1up;seq=367 : accessed 19 February 2016).

[28] Nathaniel Bouton, Documents and Records Relating to the Province of New Hampshire, Volume 1, (Concord : George E. Jenks State Printer, 1867), 458, digital images, Archive (

[29] Charles Henry Pope, Pioneers of Maine and New Hampshire, 133.

[30]  Robert Charles Anderson, Great Migration: Immigrants to New England 1634-1635, Volume II, C-F, (Boston: New England Historical and Genealogical Society, 2001), 611 , digital images, American Ancestors ( Will of John Eddy, names daughter Sarah Miriam and her husband John Miriam. 

[31]  Robert Charles Anderson, Great Migration: Immigrants to New England 1634-1635, Volume II, C-F, (Boston: New England Historical and Genealogical Society, 2001), 612 , digital images, American Ancestors ( 

Monday, February 15, 2016

Godfrey Dearborn (1603-1686) Willoughby, Lincolnshire to Exeter, New Hampshire

Like many 16th century Englishmen, Godfrey Dearborn came from a small village, deep in the English countryside. Despite it's rural location, the area has provided history with some colorful characters.  The well known explorer and friend to Pocahontas, John Smith, hailed from the same small village as Godfrey. From the equally small town of Marbury came the notorious Anne Hutchinson, who mistakenly believed that she, a woman, could express her religious beliefs out loud without persecution. Anne's brother in law was the Reverend John Wheelwright who was born in Alford, he was the mover and shaker who led his congregation out of England and into the wilderness of New England. So, here is what I know about Godfrey Dearborn of Willoughby, Lincolnshire, England.

english origins
Godfrey's earliest identifiable ancestor is most  likely a Dearborn who lived in Hogsthorpe, near the coast of Lincolnshire. He had four known children including a son William who lived in Willoughby. This William was known to have had two sons, John and William. William was Godfrey's father.[1] The surname Dearborn was spelled variously Dearebarne, Dearbarne, Deareborne, and Dearborne. Take your pick. Dearborn Genealogy with original spellings.

photo of St. Peter's Markby by Richard Hoare
William Dearborn of Willoughby was born about 1570, his baptism record has not been found. He married Agnes Hay on 2 May 1594 at St. Peter's church in Markby, a church now famous for its thatched roof. Godfrey was baptized on 24 September 1603 in Willoughby. He was one of at least four children, all boys. [2] Agnes (An) Dearborn, his mother, died and was buried 29 August 1613. Godfrey was ten years old, his youngest brother was only five. William remarried, his second wife Jane, was buried in 1628. William died without a will in 1631. Administration of his estate was given to his son George, a weaver in the parish of Sloothby. Godfrey was recorded as owing the estate a debt. [3] 

As I said, Godfrey was baptized in September of 1603. [4] I have seen it written in various places on the internet that he was born in 1599 but not baptized until four years later. I have to ask, how in the world would we know that? My answer is, no way. Infant baptism was the norm at the time, most babies were baptized within a few weeks if not days of their birth. The first year of life was a perilous time, and baptism was believed to offer some protection against death. In fact it was not unheard of for children to be baptized a second time if they were very ill. I believe that there is no reason to think that Godfrey was born earlier than September of 1603.

Godfrey married at age twenty six. He was working as a weaver, like his brother George. His wife was from a village a few miles away. His name was spelled Godfrie Dearebarne and his wife was Lucie Feilds. The marriage took place in the parish church of All Saints on 23 June 1629.[5] Lucie is said to have been the widow of John Fields, her maiden name was Richardson. If any has a source for her first marriage please pass it on. 

Just shy of a year later, Lucie gave birth to a son, named William in honor of Godfrey's father. He was baptized on 6 June 1630 in the same church his parents were married.[6] Three months later he was buried. Lucie herself may have died shortly after giving birth, if not immediately, then soon after as Godfrey was remarried by 1632. William Dearborn died and was buried in November of 1631, death was never very far away. 

who was wife #2
In October of 1632, the second wife of Godfrey Dearborn gave birth to a son. They named him Thomas and he was baptized on 1 November 1632.[7] The parish church where the baptism occurred was in the village of Hannah cum Hagnaby. What a great name that one is. Hannah is only about ten miles to the north of Orby and is next to the village of Markby where Godfrey's parents were married. 

The name of the second wife is said to be Anne Goody. I found this on wikitree and ancestry. No marriage record has been found for them. So what is the source for the name Ann Goody? The only time this woman's name was written was on January 4, 1650.[8] She and her husband were assigned seats in the meetinghouse, she was identified only as Goody Dearborn. I think someone somewhere as taken the word Goody and applied to her as a surname. The name Anne appears nowhere in connection with Godfrey's wife. She is, poor thing, completely unknown.  

Godrey and his nameless wife had at least six children. Two sons were born and baptized in England. A third child, a daughter may have been born in England, they rest were born in New Hampshire. All of his children were named in his will and survived him. It is possible, of course, that there were other children that died and went unrecorded.

1. Thomas, bp. 1 Nov 1632, Hannah, Lincolnshire, m. Hannah Colcord, d. 1710 in Hampton
2. Henry, bp. 23 March 1633/4, Hannah, Lincolnshire, d. 1725 Hampton.
3. daughter, perhaps Susan bp. 23 April 1636, Wainfleet St. Mary, Lincolnshire [9]
4. Ester, b? m. Richard Shortridge of Portsmouth
5. Sarah, b. abt. 1641, Exeter, m. Thomas Nudd of Hampton
6. John, b. abt. 1642, Exeter, m. Mary Ward, d. 1731 Hampton.

Godfrey's passage to his new home cannot be found in any records. The first mention of him in New England was when he made his mark on a document known as the Exeter Combination. This document was drawn up to establish the new town of Exeter on 4 July 1639. The group of men who signed were followers of the Reverend John Wheelwright who had landed in Boston in 1636. After the blow up known as the Antinomian Affair, he and his sister in law, Anne Hutchinson were banished from Massachusetts, she went to New York. John and his followers migrated north to New Hampshire, where he believed he was out of the reach of the Governor of Massachusetts. 

When Godfrey arrived, and whether he was first in Massachusetts is not known. But he did well for himself once he arrived. He lived in Exeter for about ten years. During that time he received land grants, served as a selectman and served on the Gran Jury of the Essex Quarterly Court. In 1646 he was made a freeman of the colony. 

In 1650 Godfrey and his wife were living in Hampton. They were recorded as being assigned seats in the fourth row of the meeting house. This is the only time I can find mention of her, and then only as Goody Dearborn. Godfrey continued to serve on juries and as a selectman. He must have been an upstanding citizen as he rarely appeared in court as the defendant. 

On 2 November 1662, Godfrey married for a third time. His wife was Dorothy Dalton, a widow. His children were grown, as were hers. Living alone was difficult for both men and women, there was just too much work to do. She didn't bring much to the marriage. She had a feather bed and bolster, a rug and coverlet and a red flannel petticoat and a great bible. 

In 1680, the seventy three year old Godfrey, feeling his years, put pen to paper and wrote out his last will and testament. He made provisions for his wife, is she survived him. He left a heifer to his Granddaughter Ann Shotridge who lived with him and Dorothy. He left his cattle to his eldest sons, his daughters got the household good, but the bulk of the estate went to his youngest son John. 

Godfrey died in Hampton on 4 February 1685/6. Dorothy's death was not recorded. 


[1] Victor Channing Sanborn, "Lincolnshire Origins of Exeter Settlers", The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 68 (1914) 64-73, digital images, American Ancestors (hppts:// : accessed 13 February 2016).

[2] Sanborn, "Lincolnshire Origins," 64-73,

[3] Sanborn, "Lincolnshire Origins," 64-73.

[4] "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch( : accessed 14 February 2016), Godfrey Dearborne, 24 Sep 1603; citing WILLOUGHBY WITH SLOOTHBY,LINCOLN,ENGLAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 508,091.

[5] "England Marriages, 1538–1973 ," database, FamilySearch( : accessed 14 February 2016), Godfrie Dearebarne and Lucie Feilds, 23 Jun 1629; citing Orby,Lincoln,England, reference ; FHL microfilm 504,584.

[6] "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch( : accessed 14 February 2016), Godfrey Dearborne in entry for Willyam Dearborne, 06 Jun 1630; citing , reference ; FHL microfilm 504,584.

[7] "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch( : accessed 14 February 2016), Godffrey Dearbarne in entry for Thos Dearbarne, 01 Nov 1632; citing HANNAH CUM HAGNABY,LINCOLN,ENGLAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 504,236.

[8] Hampton Records Vol. 1,  (Hampton: Hampton Historical Society, 2014) 25,digital images, Archive ( : accessed 14 February 2016). Goodman Dearborn and Goody Dearborn seated in the fourth seat. 

[9] "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch( : accessed 14 February 2016), Godfrey Dearburne in entry for Susan Dearburne, 21 Apr 1636; citing WAINFLEET SAINT MARY, LINCOLN, ENGLAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 1541980 IT 2.

Godfrey Dearborn

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