It is assumed he emigrated with his parents, but uproven. Other family members are shown on the passenger list of the Marygold, William is missing.
William was the son of Thomas and Jane (Powys) Holbrook. William was baptized at St. Johns, Glastonbury, England on June 12, 1620 
William Holbrook married first, about 1643 but prior to 1655, Elizabeth Pitts, daughter of Elizabeth Pitts.
He lived at Weymouth until 1663, when he removed to Mendon. After the indians drove him back, in 1676, he settled in Scituate.
Elizabeth died at Scituate, Massachusetts in 1696. He married secondly, about 1696, Abigail Wright, who survived him. William was her third husband.  Abigail was the widow of Robert Sharp and Thomas Clapp, both of Scituate.
Abigail Wright was born in England about 1623, and came to New England in 1630 with her father Richard Wright.  Abigail had married first about 1640, Robert Sharpe who died in July 1653/4.  and married secondly, about 1657, Thomas Clap who died April 20, 1684. 
Captain William Holbrooke died at Scituate on July 3, 1699. 
Mehitable born ___; married Jonathan Sprague before 1672. Jonathan was the son of William and Millicent (Eames) Sprague. 
Persis born ___; marrried John Farrow on April 30, 1696 at Scituate. 
Experience born ___; married first ___ Albee; married second ___Hyde. 
Jane born ___; married ?first John Albie/Albee at Medfield on October 18, 1671; married ?second Alexander Balcom about 1676. 
Hopestill born ___; died January 12, 1705/6 at Mendon ; married Samuel Read on March 10, 1668 at Rehoboth. 
Elizabeth born ___ ; married first John Sprague, brother to Jonathan who married her sister Mehitable, on December 13, 1666 at Hingham; married second, prior to 1689, James Bick. (p. 1737-8) 
Holbrook, W[illiam] s. W[illiam] and Elizebeth [dup. Elizabeth] June 23, 17. (p. 135)
Holbrook, Cornelios [dup. Cornelius] s. William, Nov 19 [dup. Nov. 10] 1662. (p. 130)
Holbrook, Cornelius, s. William, Dec. 14, 1742. (p. 279) 
HOLEBROOK, William, Mr., July 3, 1699. (p. 397) 
"Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q29G-7TN4 : 18 February 2020), William Holobrook, 03 Jul 1699; citing Death, Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, Boston; FHL microfilm 007009271.
HOLBROOKE, Jane and John Albie, Oct. 18, 1671. (p. 113; p. 149) 
Read, Hopstill, w. Samuel, Jan. 12, 1705-6. (p. 492)
BALCOM, Alexander ( - 1711) & Jane [HOLBROOK] dau. Wm., b. 1672; by 1664?; Portsmouth RI/Providence. (p. 35) 
↑The Trouble With Thomas Holbrook in Great Migration Newsletter: V. 11: June 2002: p. 9-10
↑ Hotten: James C. The Original Lists of Persons of Quality... ; from mss. preserved in the State Paper Department of Her Majesty's Public Record Office, England, London, England, 1874, p. 285
↑ 3.03.13.2 Anderson, Robert C. Thomas Holbrook in: Great Migration 1634-1635, G-H, NEHGS, Boston, Massachusetts, 2003, p. 352 (Online database. AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2009.) Originally published as: The Great Migration, Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635, Volume III, G-H, by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2003.
↑ 5.05.15.25.3 History of Weymouth Massachusetts, Vol IV page 270
↑ 6.06.16.26.3 Anderson, Robert C. Robert Sharp in: The Great Migration 1634-1635, R-S. (Online database. AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012.) Originally published as: The Great Migration, Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635, Volume VI, R-S, by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2009.
↑ 7.07.17.27.188.8.131.52.77.8 Torrey, Clarence Almon. New England Marriages Prior to 1700, Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, Maryland, 1985
↑ 8.08.18.28.3 Vol. 99: pp. 240-2: Vital Records from The NEHGS Register. Online database. AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2014. (Compiled from articles originally published in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register.)
↑ 9.09.1 Vital Records of Scituate Massachusetts to the Year 1850, NEHGS, Boston, Massachusetts, 1909
↑ Case 10270p. 8-9: Plymouth County, MA: Probate File Papers, 1686-1881.Online database. AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2015. (From records supplied by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Archives.)
↑ 11.011.111.211.311.411.511.611.711.8 Vinton, John A. The Vinton Memorial, Comprising a Genealogy of the Descendants of John Vinton of Lynn, 1648, S.K. Whipple and Co., Boston, Massachusetts, 1858
↑ 12.012.1 The New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 21, David Clapp & Sons, Printers, Boston, Massachusetts, 1867
↑ 13.013.113.213.313.413.513.613.7 Morse, Abner. A Genealogical Register of the Inhabitants and History of the Towns of Sherborn and Holliston, Press of Damrell & Moore, 1856
↑ 14.014.1 Historical Sketch of the Town of Weymouth, Massachusetts, from 1622-1884, A, Mudge & Sons, Printers, 1885, Appendix C: p. 283
↑ 17.017.117.2 Vital Records of Weymouth Massachusetts to the Year 1850, NEHGS, Boston, Massachusetts, 1910
↑ 18.018.118.2 Baldwin, Thomas, compiler. Vital Records of Mendon Massachusetts to the Year 1850, NEHGS, Boston, MA, 1920
↑ 19.019.119.219.319.419.519.619.719.8 Cross, Rev. Roselle Theodore. My Children's Ancestors: Data Concerning about Four Hundred New England Ancestors of the Children of Roselle Theodore Cross and His Wife Emma Asenath (Bridgman) Cross,, Champlin Press, Twinsburg, Ohio, 1913
↑ 20.020.1 Baldwin, Thomas, compiler. Vital Records of Sherborn Massachusetts to the Year 1850, NEHGS, Boston, Massachusetts, 1911
↑ 21.021.1 Anderson, Robert C. William Sprague in: The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, Volumes I-III. p. 1737-8 (Online database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2010), (Originally Published as: New England Historic Genealogical Society. Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, Volumes I-III, 3 vols., 1995).
↑ 22.022.1 Vital Records of Medfield Massachusetts to the Year 1850, NEHGS, Boston, Massachusetts, 1903
↑ 23.023.1 Vital Records of Rehoboth 1642-1895, Marriages, Intentions, Births and Deaths
Memoir of the Farrar Family, by Timothy Farrar Clary, Printed by William Wardell, Andover, 1847
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