William Pabodie Sr
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William Pabodie Sr (abt. 1620 - 1707)

William Pabodie Sr aka Paybody, Peabody [uncertain]
Born about in St Albans, Hertfordshire, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 26 Dec 1644 (to 13 Dec 1707) in Duxbury, Plymouth Colonymap
Descendants descendants
Died in Little Compton, Plymouth, Province of Massachusetts Bay Colony (now Newport County, Rhode Island)map
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William Pabodie was born about 1620, probably at St Albans, Hertford, England. His father was John Pabodie, as proved by his will of 1649. About 1635 the Pabodie family came to New England on the "Planter". (See note below on possible mother.)

William married Elizabeth Alden, daughter of Pilgrim John Alden, at Duxbury, Plymouth Colony on December 26, 1644. Thirteen children were born into the family, who resided at Duxbury.

He was a proprietor of Freetown, Bridgewater (Massachusetts) and Little Compton, Rhode Island. He was involved in many land transactions. He served as town clerk, selectman, and a deputy to the General Court. He quite active in the community, serving on juries, grand juries committees.

He was a resident of Little Compton when he made his will on May 13, 1707.


William Peabody[1][2][3][4][5][6][7]
William Pabodie[4][8]


1619 Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts[1][3][5][6][7]


Arrival BET 1620 AND 1650 New England[4]


26 DEC 1644 Duxbury[1][2][3]
Husband: William Peabody
Child: Lydia Peabody


Age at Death: 88
13 DEC 1707 Little Compton, Newport Co, RI[3][5][6][7]


Little Compton, Newport County, Rhode Island[5]

Buried DEC 1707. RI

Buried DEC 1707. RI


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Yates
  2. 2.0 2.1 Dodd
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Edmund West
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Filby
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Find A Grave
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Torrey
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Mayflower Births and Deaths
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Pabodie-189 and Pabodie-1 appear to represent the same person because: identical information, clear duplicate
posted by Robin Lee
Pabodie-184 and Pabodie-1 appear to represent the same person because: based on dates and places and the family, this was intended to be the same person
posted by Robin Lee

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