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Judith (Pares) Paine (1606 - 1654)

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Judith Paine formerly Pares aka Quincy, Hull, Chancey
Born in Huntingdonshire, Englandmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 14 Jul 1623 in Lilford, County Northampton, Englandmap
Wife of — married 1638 in Massachusettsmap
Wife of — married about 1642 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusettsmap
Profile last modified 25 Feb 2020 | Created 15 Dec 2008
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Judith Quincy nee Pares (d. 1656) was an ancestor of Abigail Adams, wife of second U.S. president John Adams, and of Dorothy Scott, the wife of statesman John Hancock.
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Judith (Pares) Paine migrated to New England during the Puritan Great Migration (1620-1640).
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Name: Judith Pares[1]


Birth Date: 1606[2]


14 July 1636 Judith Pares to Edmond Quincy at Lilford, Northamptonshire. Entry gives no indication of where each lived or was born. [3]

Emigration 1633

Edmund Quincy and his wife Judith came to New England with the Rev. John Cotton, arriving in Boston on September 4, 1633. He was made a freeman and deputy March 4, 1633/34. In December 1635 he received, jointly with William Coddington, a large grant of land at Mount Wollaston, then part of Boston and now in Quincy, MA. His share was about 400 acres. His farmhouse that stood on what is now the southeast corner of Hancock Street and Butler Road was demolished about 1897. The site is marked by a granite monument.[4]

She is named in her second husband's will:

Moses Paine of Braintree in New England, Gent... 20 (4) 1643 he bestows 20 shillings to wife Judith Paine to be paid over 10 years. [5]


Death Date: 1654[6]
Place: Boston, MA


  1. Source: #S122
  2. Source: #S122
  3. Lilford Parish register image 38 by subscription at: accessed 3 Feb 2020.
  4. Holly, H. Hobart. Descendants of Edmund Quincy 1602-1637 who settled in what is now Quincy, Massachusetts in 1635. Quincy, Massachusetts; Quincy Historical Society; 1977. pg 2.
  5. MA, Plymouth wills by subscription at: accessed 3 Feb 2020.
  6. Source: #S122
  • Source S122 Title: Cary Family History Author: Joiner, Rev. Darrell and Sallyann (

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added PGM, and emigration note and source. Also her first marriage and source.
posted by Beryl Meehan

Judith is 18 degrees from Mary Pickford, 16 degrees from Cheryl Skordahl and 12 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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