||Henry Smith migrated to New England during the Puritan Great Migration (1620-1640).|
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Henry Smith came from England in 1637 accompanied by his wife Elizabeth and two sons. He settled in Dedham, Massachusetts, and the burning of his house there was an event noted in the town records. In 1651 he removed to Medfield, Massachusetts, where he was active in town affairs and was a selectman thirteen years. He died in 1683, having survived his wife, who died in 1670, about thirteen years. Their sons were: John, Seth, Daniel, Samuel and Joseph.
Marriage: 31 Jan 1629/1630 St Peters, Thanet, Kent, England (uncertain)
Immigrant Ancestor of yDNA group NE24 Henry Smith-16853 (c1607 New Buckenham, Norfolk, ENG-May 1687 Medfield, Massachusetts) m Elizabeth UNKNOWN-86135.
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Smith Connections Northeastern DNA Project, haplogroup Rb1 NE24 Henry Smith.
Topographical Dictionary of 2885 English Emigrants to New England 1620-1650] Page 115
A Genealogical Dictionary of The First Settlers of New England, Before 1692 Volume #4 Savage, Vol 4 page 116
The pioneers of Massachusetts, a descriptive list, drawn from records of the colonies, towns and churches and other Documents Page 419
Colket, Jr., Meredith B. 1912-. Founders of Early American Families: Emigrants From Europe, 1607-1657, Revised Edition. Cleveland: General Court of the Order of Founders and Patriots of America : distributed by Founders Project, 1985. Text located at the New England Historical and Genealogical Society library. Page 287. Source Publication Code: 263 Primary Immigrant: Smith, Henry
Annotation: Part 1, pp. 1-43, is a study of emigration to New England in colonial times; part 2, pp. 45-207, lists passengers and the ships they arrived on (3,600 passengers on 213 ships). From the Custom House records of English ports. Much of the information is contained in nos. 7906 and 7907, Savage; nos. 1672 and 1674, Drake; and no. 3283, Hotten. Boston, MA, 1637; Page Number: 187. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s. Farmington Hills, MI, USA: Gale Research, 2012.
Suffolk County, MA Index to Probate Records, 1636-1893, Suffolk Probate Iindex V.3 page 173
"England Marriages, 1538–1973 ," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NJQS-1HS : 10 December 2014), Henry Smith and Elizabeth Smith, 31 Jan 1630; citing St. Peter, Kent, England, reference 208, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 357,705.
"Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FHDX-C54 : 5 November 2017), Henry Smith in entry for Elizabeth Smith, 12 Jun 1670; citing Death, Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, , town clerk offices, Massachusetts; FHL microfilm 721,179.
Find-A-Grave memorial #53624806 in Vine Lake Cemetery, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts
On 19 Nov 2017 at 03:32 GMT Kitty (Cooper) Smith wrote:
Henry is 18 degrees from AJ Jacobs, 23 degrees from Carol Keeling, 12 degrees from George Washington and 17 degrees from Queen Elizabeth II Windsor on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.