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Elizabeth (Bosvile) Pelham (abt. 1617 - bef. 1659)

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Elizabeth Pelham formerly Bosvile aka Harlakenden
Born about [location unknown]
Ancestors ancestors
Sister of
Wife of — married in Earle's Colne, Essex, Englandmap
Wife of — married about in Cambridge, Massachusetts Bay Colonymap [uncertain]
[children unknown]
Died before in Bures, Essex, Englandmap
Bosvile-3 created 27 Mar 2011 | Last modified
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Categories: Gateway Ancestors | Puritan Great Migration | Boswell Name Study.

The Puritan Great Migration.
Elizabeth (Bosvile) Pelham migrated to New England during the Puritan Great Migration (1620-1640).
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Born: About 1617. [1]
Age 18 in 1635.

Marriage and Children

Elizabeth married at Earl's Colne, Essex, England, on 4 June 1635, as his second wife, [Lieut. Col.] Roger Harlakenden, Esq., of Earl's Colne. [1] They had two daughters, Elizabeth and Margaret. [1] They immigrated to New England in 1635 on the ship Defence and settled at Cambridge, Massachusetts Bay Colony. [1] Roger Harlakenden, esq., died at Cambridge 17 November 1638. [1]
Elizabeth married (2nd) before 1640 Herbert Pelham, Esq., of Cambridge. [1] They had four sons, Herbert, Edward, Gent., William, and Henry, and three daughters, Mary, Frances, and Anne. [1]


Died: Shortly before 25 August 1659. [1]
Grant of the administration of her estate.
Herbert returned to England on the ship Supply on 9 November 1646, and lived on his property at Bures, Essex. Herbert was buried at Bures 1 July 1674. [1]


Footnotes and citations:
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 Richardson. Royal Ancestry. (2013): vol I, page 444.
Source list:
  • Richardson, Douglas. Royal Ancestry: A Study In Colonial And Medieval Families, in 5 vols. (Salt Lake City, Utah, 2013): vol I, page 444.
  • Notable Kin V1, p40
  • Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Royal Ancestry series, 2nd edition, 4 vols., ed. Kimball G. Everingham, (Salt Lake City, Utah: the author, 2011), Vol III, p 211 MOWBRAY #7iv "Isabel Mowbray, married (1st) Henry Ferrers, Knt....[see Groby 10]"
    • footnote 115: "Ancestors of Elizabeth Bosvile, Charles Calvert, Mary Johanna Somerset."
  • Thank you to Sue Fitzpatrick imported the data for Elizabeth Pelham from fitzmaster032511.ged  12:19: 27 March 2011.
  • Thank you to Lynden Raber Castle Rodriguez for developing the profile and adding more biographical material.

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