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||William Beamsley migrated to New England during the Puritan Great Migration (1620-1640).|
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" BEAMSLEY, WILLIAM, Boston 1632, freem. 25 May 1636, ar. co. 1656, by w. Ann had Ann, b. 13 Feb. 1633; Grace, 10, bapt. 20 Sept. 1635; Mercy, 9, bapt. 10 Dec. 1637; Samuel, and Habakuk, tw. 24 Jan. bapt. 7 Feb. 1641, both d. Apr. foll. Hannah, bapt. 17 Dec. 1643, "a. 4 days old;" beside Elizabeth and Mary, both, perhaps, b. bef. com. from Eng. and [vol. 1, p. 148] by w. Martha, wh. had been, I presume, wid. Bushnell, had Abigail, b. 8 Feb. 1646, wh. prob. d. young. In his will, made 14 Sept. pro. 28 Oct. 1658, provis. is made for wid. and for Ann, w. of Ezekiel Woodward; Grace, w. of Samuel Graves of Ipswich; Mercy, wh. m. 17 Oct. 1656, Michael Wilborne, and next Andrew Peters, of lpswich; Hannah, w. of Bushnell, wh. after m. 16 Oct. 1661, Abraham Perkins; Elizabeth w. of Edward Page; Mary w. of Robison, wh. after m. Thomas Dennis; and for Edward Bushnell, perhaps s. of his w. by her former h. The ch. made sale of the est. in Nov. 1668, when perhaps his wid. was dec." A Genealogical Dictionary of The First Settlers of New England, Before 1692 Volume #1, Pgs 144 - 155 Beadle - Beighton by James Savage. 
8 Jan 1636/37 Granted sixteen acres at Muddy River, (based on order of 14 Dec 1635) In the Boston Book of Possessions, Beamsley held two lots: house and house lot, about half an acre; and sixteen acres at Muddy River. On 6 July 1650 he purchased from William Phillips a lot in the Mill Field, and on 25 Jan 1655/56 he purchased an adjoining parcel from widow Mary Hawkins; on 25 Apr 1656 he sold the combined lot to Henry Shrimpton.
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On 13 Jan 2018 at 01:18 GMT April (Dellinger) Dauenhauer wrote:
Is there some other page (online or in print) where the society has referenced William Beamsley?
This source is given for evidence that William Beamsley was born in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England, but Robert Charles Anderson in The Great Migration Begins says no parents or place of birth is known.
I would like to find a good source for the currently listed father, and place of birth, or else edit the text to remove the sentence and edit the profile to remove the father.
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