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Edward Winslow (1681 - 1760)

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Major Edward Winslow
Born in Rochester, Plymouth Colonymap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 1701 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Rochester, Plymouth County, Province of Massachusetts Baymap
Profile last modified 25 Jun 2019 | Created 6 Sep 2011
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Biography

Edward Winslow is credited with building the 1707 Greek Revival home that stands on lot 36-2A;61 in Rochester, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.

Edward Winslow is interred at the Center Cemetery in Rochester, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.

Edward was born in 1681[1] and passed away in 1760.[2] His parents were Kenelm Winslow (1635-1715) and his first wife, Mercy Worden (1644-1688).[3]

Children

Edward and his wife, Sarah, had the following children at Rochester, Massachusetts:[4]

  1. Edward born 6 Nov. 1703; died 7 May, 1780; married first, Hannah Winslow; married second, Rachel Winslow; married third, Mrs. Hannah Winslow.
  2. Mehetable born 6 May, 1705; married 12 Feb. 1722–3, Col. Thomas Winslow
  3. Sarah born 1707; married before 1725, Thomas Lincoln, of Rochester, where he died 15 June, 1730, aged 30. She married second, as fourth wife, 31 May, 1731, James Whitcomb, of Rochester, born 21 Aug. 1697, Scituate, son of James and Mary (Parker) of Scituate. He died 1763, in Western, Massachusetts
  4. Lydia born 8 Sept. 1709; died 7 Jan. 1770; married 10 July, 1729, Deacon James Foster.
  5. Mercy born 11 Sept. 1712; married 10 Oct. 1730, Chillingsworth Foster, Jr.
  6. Thankful born 2 Apr. 1715; died before 2 Oct. 1758; married 10 Apr. 1735, Josephus Hammond, of Rochester, Mass

Burial

Find A Grave: Memorial #106488540
Center Cemetery, Rochester, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States[5]

Research Notes

  • Edward's last will and testament can be viewed in the book Annals of the Sinnott, Rogers, Coffin, Corlies, Reeves, Bodine and Allied Families[6]
  • FamilySearch tree and FindAGrave memorial for Edward's wife Sarah give her LNAB as Clark, but no actual sources have been found for this information

Sources

  1. "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VQ67-6MY : 10 February 2018), Edward Winslow, 30 Jan 1681; citing ROCHESTER,PLYMOUTH,MASSACHUSETTS, ; FHL microfilm 0873753 IT 1-2.
  2. Holton: [https://archive.org/details/winslowmemorialf001holt/page/88| Volume 1, Page 89
  3. Holton: Volume 1, Page 78
  4. Holton: [https://archive.org/details/winslowmemorialf001holt/page/88| Volume 1, Page 89
  5. Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 22 May 2019), memorial page for Maj Edward Winslow (30 Jan 1681–25 Jun 1760), Find A Grave Memorial no. 106488540, citing Center Cemetery, Rochester, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Caryn (contributor 47509429) .
  6. Sinnott: Page 106-109


  • Holton, David-Parsons and Frances K. (Forward) Holton. Winslow memorial: family records of Winslows and Their Descendants in America, with the English Ancestry as far as known: Kenelm Winslow, Volume I. New York: D.P. Holton, 1877-1888, pp. 78, 89.
  • Sinnott, Mary Elizabeth. Annals of the Sinnott, Rogers, Coffin, Corlies, Reeves, Bodine and allied families. Unknown: unknown, 1905, pp. 106-9.
  • Otis, Amos. Genealogical Notes on Barnstable Families, Volume One, p. 389.
  • Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records, Vital Record Transcripts, "Rochester Deaths", p. 448. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook), digital image at Ancestry.com
  • Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records, "Rochester Town Records, with Births, Marriages, and Deaths" (handwritten). Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook), digital image at Ancestry.com
  • "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VQ67-6MY : 4 December 2014), Edward Winslow, 30 Jan 1681; citing ROCHESTER,PLYMOUTH,MASSACHUSETTS, ; FHL microfilm 0873753 IT 1-2.
  • FindaGrave Memorial 106488540. https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=106488540
  • Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System. http://mhc-macris.net/Details.aspx?MhcId=ROC.34

Acknowledgments

Thanks to Living Large and Heather Brown for starting this profile.

Heather Brown merged Winslow-828 and Winslow-538 on 04 February 2014.

Acknowledgments

Thanks to Greg Rose for starting this profile. Click the Changes tab for the details of contributions by Greg and others.



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On 22 May 2019 at 17:09 GMT Sarah Mason wrote:

Winslow-1734 and Winslow-538 appear to represent the same person because: same family and dates, obviously meant to be the same person

Edward is 10 degrees from T S Eliot, 12 degrees from Walter Howe and 11 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.