||Martha (Whatlock) Scott migrated to New England during the Puritan Great Migration (1620-1640).|
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In the records of Suffolk there are 11 Whatlocks, Whytloks, Whytlaks shown in the 1524 Subsidy Roll living in places such as Lavenham, Okynham, Bawdesey, Stanstead, Herkested and Codynham. There is a Whatlock family living just north of these places in Rattlesden in the late 1500s.
Thomas & Joane Whatlock were married in 1560 and had four children, Roger 1561, Robert 1564, Martha 1568 and Dorithy born 1572. The family appears to have prospered in Rattlesden and Thomas and his wife, Joane lived there until their deaths, Thomas in 1608 and Joane two years later in 1610.
The youngest daughter, Dorithy died young in 1574. The eldest son, Roger appears to have gone to Norfolk as his brother Robert mentions in his will "the house in Norfolk my brother Roger Whotlock gave me". Robert became a "knacker" which at that time probably was a harness maker. He was married twice but his will of 1622 does not mention a wife or any children. Robert does mention his sister Martha Skott and his kinsmen Thomas & Roger Skott. Also mentioned is kinswoman Ursula Kemball. Henry Skott witnessed the will.
Martha Whatlocke married Henry Scott July 25,1594 at Rattlesden.
"Ten years after her husband's death Martha Scott set sail for America with her son Thomas Scott and her daughter Ursula Kemball and ten grandchildren of all ages from a boy of eighteen to a baby of one. This family group embarked on the Elizabeth of Ipswich the last of April in 1634, the adults taking the Oath of Allegiance at the Ipswich Customs House before sailing."
The Scotts and Kimballs settled in Ipswich after a short Boston stay.
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