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Seaborn Cotton (1633 - 1686)

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Rev. Seaborn Cotton
Born in At seamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married (to ) in Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colonymap
Husband of — married (to ) in Hampton, Rockingham Co., New Hampshiremap
Descendants descendants
Died in Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshiremap
Profile last modified | Created 6 Jun 2011 | Last significant change: 28 Feb 2018
14:59: Rick Pierpont edited the Biography for Seaborn Cotton. (Add source.) [Thank Rick for this]
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Categories: Puritan Great Migration.

The Puritan Great Migration.
Seaborn Cotton migrated to New England during the Puritan Great Migration (1620-1640).
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Seaborn Cotton was the son of Rev. John Cotton and Sarah (Hawkredd) Cotton.

Seaborn Cotton and Dorothy Bradstreet were married June 14, 1654 in Andover, Mass.

Seaborn Cotton was born in transit from, Boston, Old, to Boston, New England. Seaborn graduated from Harvard College in 1651 and preached at Weathersfield or Windsor Conn, 1755 and was ordained as the fourth minister of Hampton, N.H. 1658. He married 2nd Prudence Wade, widow of Dr. Anthony Crosby of Rowley, Mass. [1]


14 Jun 1654 Andover, Essex, Massachusetts, United States[2]
Husband: Seaborn Cotton
Wife: Dorothy Bradstreet
Child: Rev. John Archibald Cotton
Child: John Reverend Cotton
Child: Ann Cotton
Child: Elizabeth Cotton
Child: Mercy Cotton
Child: Mary Cotton

Marriage date: 14 June 1654Marriage place: Andover, Mass.


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On 10 Feb 2018 at 17:55 GMT Cheryl (Aldrich) Skordahl wrote:

Since he was born at sea and baptized in Boston, he is counted as migrating. I added the Puritan Great Migration Project Box to this profile.

On 30 Nov 2016 at 15:41 GMT Kirk Hess wrote:

Cotton-2171 and Cotton-369 appear to represent the same person because: Dup son of Rev. John Cotton

On 7 Mar 2016 at 18:02 GMT Robin Lee wrote:

Cotton-2046 and Cotton-369 appear to represent the same person because: same name, birth and story

Seaborn is 12 degrees from Amelia Earhart, 39 degrees from Stephen Hawking, 17 degrees from Jamie Nelson and 15 degrees from Queen Elizabeth II Windsor on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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