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Name Susanna Fuller72,73,74,75,76,57,77,78,66,79,65,80,81,82,83,84,85,30, F
Birth Date abt 1592
Birth Place Redenhall, Norfolk, England
Death Date 1 Oct 1680 Age: 88
Death Place Plymouth, Plymouth, MA
Flags Mayflower Passenger
Father Robert Fuller , M (~1550-1614)
Mother Sarah Dunkhorn , F (~1551-)
Misc. Notes
Susanna FULLER died 1680. She married Edward WINSLOW on 16 May 1621 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA. First husband was William White who died 3 mar 1621 at Plymouth. Susanna mar. William at Leyden, Holland 1 feb 1612. The record of the admission to the Marshfield church of Peregrine2 White, son of William1 and Susanna (Fuller) White, is of interest not only because he was born on the Mayflower, at Cape Cod Harbor (now Provincetown, Mass.), and was the last Mayflower Passenger to become a church member, but also because he was the last Mayflower Passenger to die. THE SO-CALLED WILLIAM WHITE BIBLE BY THE EDITOR (George Ernest Bowman) An entry in the bible says that William White married Susannah Tilley the ‚3d day of March 16 20'; but the records at Leyden, Holland, show that in 1612 William White married Susanna Fuller, sister of Dr. Samuel Fuller and that they had two children who died in Leyden. Another child, Resolved, was born in leyden, came with his parents in the Mayflower, married as has numerous descendants now living, who will resent the statement that William White did not marry until 1620, and that they are not descended form the mother of the first white child born in New England, form the first bride and from the mother of the first native-born governor.
Spouses
1 William White86,87,88,89,72,73,74,75,76,57,77,78,66,79,65,80,81,82,83,84,85,30, M
Birth Date 1590
Birth Place England
Death Date 21 Feb 1620/1621 Age: 30
Death Place Plymouth, Plymouth, MA
Flags Great Migration, Mayflower Passenger
Father William White , M
Mother Ellen Unknown , F
Misc. Notes
William White died early after his arrival. He married by about 1615 (Sus)anna (?Fuller). She married shortly after his death, 12 May, 1621 Edward Winslow. Their child Peregrine was born aboard the Mayflower, and his cradle is one of the few relics remaining from the period. Children of William and Susanna: Resolved, b abt 1615 m. Scituate 8 April 1640 Judith Vassall, daughter of William Vassall Peregrine, b. 4 Dec 1620 aboard the Mayflower, m. by 6 March 1648/9 Sarah Bassett, daughter o f William Bassett. Bradford's Passenger List: mr William White, and Susana his wife; and one sone caled resolved , and one borne a ship-bord caled perigriene; &.2 servants, named William Holbeck, & Edward T homson The Identity of William White's Wife and her 2nd Marriage to Edward Winslow There has been much confusion through the years about (Sus)anna (?Fuller) White, later to bec ome Edward Winslow's 2nd wife. Bowman in his Mayflower Descendant volumes published a transla tion of the Leiden Record perceived to be William White's marriage: William White was married at Leyden, on Saturday, 11 February, 1612, the banns hav ing been entered with the recording officer on Friday, 27 January, 1612, and published on th e following three Saturdays, 28 January, 4 and 11 February, as shown by the three entries beg inning, "t je de 28. 1 . 1612." The record of this marriage is found in the Leyden Records, E cht Book B., folio 8. Aenget xxvij Jary 1612tje de 28 . 1 . 1612 Willem With Wolcammer Jongtij e de 4 .2 . 1612 man uyt Engelant vergsselschapttiije de 11 . 2 . 1612 met Willem Jebsen & S amuel Follezyn getrout voor zyn bekendeJasper van Bauchem met & Willem Cornelisen En Folle r Jonge dochter mede uytTybault Schepene Engelandt vergeselschapt met RosDezen xie Februar y 1612 emen Jepsen & Sara Pryste haerbekendeEntered on xxvii Jan uary 1612William White, wool comber, unmarried man, from England, accompanied by William Jep son and Samuel Fuller, his acquaintances, with Ann Fuller, single woman, also from England, a ccompanied by Rosamond Jepson and Sarah Priest, her acquaintances.They were married before J asper van Bauchem and William Cornelison Tybault, Sheriffs, this 11th February, 1612. In *William White of the Mayflower, Mayflower Families Through Five Generations, R. M. Sherm an and R.W. Sherman,Vol 1., Plymouth, Mass, General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1975, 9 5-98, the conclusion is drawn that Anne Fuller, sister to Samuel and Edward was not the wif e of William White. See below. January 2000 In this issue, Jeremy Dupertuis Bangs, Director, Leiden Amer ican Pilgrim Museum, reintroduces the issue of the identity of Edward Winslows second wife i n an article entitled Notes From Leiden: Another look at the identity of Edward Winslow's wif e, Susanna (?Fuller) White. In particular he examines the Leiden records, their translation a nd conclusions drawn by Robert M. Sherman and Ruth Wilder Sherman* of research carried out i n their behalf by Dr. B. N. Leverland in 1971 and repeated recently in The Great Migration Be gins p.1980 (William White), p.2025 (Edward Winslow). In brief, Bangs provides additional translation interpretations, discusses the two William Wh ites residing in Leiden, the age discrepancy between the Ann Fuller and Edward Winslow, as we ll as other perplexities, and suggests the conclusion that "there is no conclusive evidence a gainst the Dexters' identificat ion of Susanna White Winslow with Anna (Fuller) White." *William White of the Mayflower, in L. M. Kellog (ed) Mayflower Families Through Five Generat ions, Vol 1., Plymouth, Mass, General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1975, 95-98. The ancestry of William White of the Mayflower is not known. Incorrect royal lineages have be en given for him, as well as an incorrect identification of him as the son of Rev. John Whit e of London. William Bradford wrote that William White came on the Mayflower with his wife "Susanna". Ther e is a marriage record in Leyden on 27 January 1612 for a William White, woolcomber, and an " Anna" Fuller, sister of Samuel Fuller. The marriage was witnessed by Sarah Priest and Samue l Fuller. This record, however, does not relate to the Mayflower passenger, as commonly claim ed. The reasons for this conclusion are as follows: A William White had Sarah Priest witness his marriage; a William White in 1621 witnessed th e marriage of Sarah Priest. However, the William White of the Mayflower was dead in America a nd could not have witnessed Sarah Priest's marriage. It would therefore appear that this is n ot the William White who came on the Mayflower. Susanna, widow of William White, married second Edward Winslow. Anna Fuller was baptized in 1 577, and Edward Winslow in 1595. It is most unlikely that 25-year old Edward Winslow would ma rry a woman 18 years older than him for his first wife. Children of William White were buried in infancy in 1613, 1615, and 1616. These deaths indica te it would be most unlikely they had a child Resolved in 1615. Susanna, wife of William White, is not Susanna Tilley either, another common claim. That "the ory" was disproved in Pilgrim Notes & Queries 1:1. BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Almost nothing is known about William White. The often-stated fact that he was a "wool comber " comes from the marriage record which is disproved above, so even his occupation is unknown . There were several William White's in Leyden, and it is possible he was one of them; but th ere is no evidence he was from Leyden either, and he could very well have boarded the Mayflow er in London. William White brought his 7-months pregnant wife Susanna, and son Resolved on the Mayflower . Susanna gave birth to Peregrine onboard the Mayflower in Provincetown Harbor in early Decem ber, 1621. The name Peregrine means wanderer, traveller, or foreigner. The "tradition" to us e a unique name such as Peregrine to commemorate the Mayflower's voyage and the Pilgrims jour ney may have come from the Hopkins family, who named their son who was born on the voyage, Oc eanus. SOURCES: Robert and Ruth Sherman, Mayflower Families for Five Generations: Francis Eaton, Samuel Fulle r, and William White, vol. 1 (Plymouth: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1988). Eugene Aubrey Stratton, Plymouth Colony: Its History and Its People, 1620-1691 (Ancestry Publ ishing: Salt Lake City, 1986).


WILLIAM WHITE

ORIGIN: Leiden, Holland (but see MF 1:96-97)
MIGRATION: 1620 on Mayflower
FIRST RESIDENCE: Plymouth
ESTATE: In the 1623 Plymouth division of land William White received five acres as a passenger on the Mayflower (even though he had been dead for two years) . In the 1627 Plymouth division of cattle Resolved White and Peregrine White were the tenthand eleventh persons in the third company .
BIRTH: By about 1590 based on estimated date of marriage.
DEATH: Plymouth 21 February 1620 .
MARRIAGE: About 1615 Susanna _____. She married (2) Plymouth 12 May 1621 EDWARD WINSLOW .
CHILDREN:
i RESOLVED, b. say 1615; m. Scituate 8 April 1640 Judith Vassall , daughter of WILLIAM VASSALL .

ii PEREGRINE, b. 4 December 1620 ("Whilst some were employed in this discovery , it pleased God that Mistress White was brought abed of a son, which was called Peregrine" ); m. by 6 March 1648/9 Sarah Bassett, daughter of WILLIAM BASSETT .


COMMENTS: In his list of those who came in the Mayflower Bradford includes "Mr. William White and Susanna his wife and one son called Resolved, and one born a-shipboard called Peregrine, and two servants named William Holbeck and Edward Thompson" . In his accounting of 1651 Bradford tells us that "Mr. White and his two servants died soon after their landing. His wife married with Mr. Winslow, as is before noted. His two sons are married and Resolved hath five children, Peregrine two, all living. So their increase are seven" .
Susanna (_____) (White) Winslow was not, as often claimed, sister of SAMUEL and EDWARD FULLER . (The resolution of this problem fundamentally comes down to the question of whether the William White who married Ann Fuller, sister of Samuel Fuller, at Leiden in 1612 was identical with the William White who came to Plymouth in 1620. The position of the sources cited earlier in this paragraph is that they were not identical. In 2000 Jeremy D. Bangs revisited the problem and argued that the possibility that the two William Whites were identical could not be dismissed, and in fact that it was more likely than not that they were identical .)
On 30 October 1623 EDWARD WINSLOW wrote from London to "his much respected Uncle Mr. Robert Jackson" who was clerk of the sewers at Spalding, Lincolnshire. In his letter he wrote that "almost two years since I wrote to my father-in-law declaring the death of his son White & the continued health of his daughter and her two children; also how that by God's providence she was become my wife.... My wife hath had one child by me, but it pleased him that gave it to take it again unto himself; I left her with child at my departure (whom God preserve) but hope to be with her before her delivery" . This remains the best clue to her identity.
BIBLIOGRAPHIC NOTE: In 1975 Robert M. and Ruth W. Sherman published an account of William White and his descendants as part of the first volume of the Five Generations Project of the General Society of Mayflower Descendants . Robert S. Wakefield revised and republished this material in 1997.
Marr Date abt 1615
Children Resolved , M (1614-1687)
  Peregrine , M (1620-1704)
2 Gov. Edward Winslow90,72,73,74,75,76,57,77,78,66,79,65,80,81,82,83,84,85, M
Birth Date 19 Oct 1595
Birth Place Droitwich, Worsester, England
Death Date 8 May 1655 Age: 59
Death Place At sea, near Hispaniola
Flags Mayflower Passenger
Father Edward Winslow , M (<1560-<1631)
Mother Magdalene Ollyver , F (<1566->1610)
Misc. Notes
Edward WINSLOW was born 18 Oct 1595 in , Droitwich, Worcester, England and was christened 20 Oct 1595 in St Peters, Droitwich, Worcester, England. He died 8 May 1655 in at Sea, Near Jamaica. Edward married Elizabeth BARKER on 16 May 1618 in Leyden, , , Holland. Other marriages : FULLER, Susanna BORN: 18 October 1595, Droitwich, Worcester, England, son of Edward Winslow and Magdalene Oliver BAPTIZED: 20 October 1595, St. Peters, Droitwich, Worcester, England DIED: 8 May 1655, at sea between Hispaniola and Jamaica, in the West Indies MARRIED: Elizabeth Barker, 16 May 1618, Leyden, Holland; she died 24 March 1620/1 at Plymouth. Susanna (--- ) White, the widow of William White, 12 May 1621, Plymouth. NOTE: Numerous sources have incorrectly given Edward Winslow's birth and baptism date (including Mayflower Families for Five Generations , Eugene Stratton's Plymouth Colony: Its History and Its People, and James Savage's Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England). I have checked the original parish register for the year 1595, and the entry reads exactly as follows: October .20. Edward Wynsloe sonne of Edward Wynsloe was Baptized & Born the xviii th of October being Saterday Govenor of Massachusetts and a Mayflower passenger. Edward Winslow was the son of Edward Winslow, a wealthy owner of a salt boilery, and Magdalene Oliver. Edward Winslow was baptized at Droitwich, Worcester, England on 28 October 1595. Winslow soon joined with the Separatists, and moved to Leyden where he became a printer along with William Brewster, publishing illegal religious pamphlets. His first wife, Elizabeth Barker, was from Chattisham, Suffolk, England. His second wife was the widow of William White of the Mayflower. For a description of what is known about her (she is not a Fuller) see William White. Winslow also made trips to England in the early years of the Colony to conduct business agreements and make legal arrangements, including trips in 1623-4, 1630, and 1635. In 1646 he returned to live in England and served in the English army under Oliver Cromwell . In 1655 he died of a fever on a military expedition to capture the island of Hispaniola. Upon his death, one of the ship' s chroniclers wrote this poem: The Eighth of May, west from 'Spaniola shore, God took from us our Grand Commissioner, Winslow by Name, a man in Chiefest Trust, Whose Life was sweet, an d Conversation just; Whose Parts and wisdome most men did excell: An honour to his Place, as all can tell. Edward Winslow authored several books. He wrote Good News From New England first published in 1624. He authored a good portion of Mourt's Relation: A Journal of the Pilgr ims at Plymouth first published in 1622. Winslow also wrote Hypocricie Unmasked (1646), and N ew England's Salamander (1647), which are both for the most part religious discourses. He als o edited several pamphlets. ANCESTRAL SUMMARY: Edward Winslow was the son of Edward Winslow , a wealthy owner of a salt boilery, and Magdalene Oliver. Edward Winslow was baptized at Dro itwich, Worcester, England on 20 October 1595. Winslow soon joined with the Separatists, an d moved to Leyden where he became a printer along with William Brewster, publishing illegal religious pamphlets. His first wife, Elizabeth Barker, was from Chattisham, Suffolk, England . His second wife was the widow of William White of the Mayflower. For a description of what is known about her (she is not a Fuller) see William White. The ancestry of Edward Winslow is as follows: (1) Kenelm Winslow of Kempsey (it has been suggested, but not proved, that he married Elizabet Foliot, daughter of John Foliot--see NEHGR 122:175-178) (2) Edward Winslow , m. Magdalene Oliver (3) Edward Winslow of the Mayflower Edward Winslow had four other siblings which came to America, namely Gilbert Winslow (Mayflower, 1620), John Winslow (Fortune, 1 621), Josias Winslow (White Angel, 1631), and Kenelm Winslow, who married Eleanor (Newton) Ad ams, who came in the Anne, 1623. Edward Winslow also had several sisters, including Magdale n who married Rev. William Wake on 25 April 1627, in Wareham, Dorset, England. GOVERNOR EDWARD WINSLOW'S WILL. THE will of Governor Edward Winslow, which is preserved at Somerset House , London, is one of the three existing original wills of Mayflower passengers. The others are Mary (Chilton) Winslow's and Peregrine White's, both of which we have already reproduced. T he illustration of Governor winslow's will facing this page is from a photograph made at the expense of the Foreign Research Fund and secured by the Hon. Winslow Warren, of our Committee on Publication, with the courteous assistance of the Rev. Stopford W. Brooke, of London. No mention of Governor Winslow's death is found on the Plymouth Colony records, and we learn the date from Nathaniel Morton's New England's Memorial, under the year 1655. We reprint his account in lid], from the Rev. Thomas Prince's copy of the first edition (1669), now in the Bo ston Public Library. This year that Worthy and Honourable Gentleman Mr. Edward Winslow deceased; of whom I have had occasion to make honourable mention formerly in this Discourse. He was the Son of Edward Winslow Esq; of the Town of Draughtwich* in the County of Worcester: He travelling into the Low-Countreys, in his Journeys fell into acquaintance with the Church of Leyden in Holland, unto whom he joyned, and with whom he continued until they parted to come into New-England, he coming with that part that came first over, and became a very worthy and useful Instrument amongst them, both in the place of Government and otherwise, until his last Voyage for England, being sent on special Imployment for the Government of the Massachusets, as is forementioned in this Book; and afterwards was imployed as one of the grand Commissioners in that unhappy Design against 1)omingo in Hispaniola, who taking grief for the ill suc cess of that Enterprize; on which, together with some other Infirmities that were upon him, h e fell sick at Sea betwixt Domingo and Jamaica, and died the eighth day of May, which was abo ut the Sixty first year of his life, and his Body was honourably committed to the Sea, with t he usual Solemnity of the Discharge of Fourty two Piece of Ordnance. * Droitwich. One of th e Company who was imployed in taking notice of the Particulars of that Tragedy, gave such Tes timony of the said Mr. Winslow, as followeth in this Poem: The Eighth qf May, west from ‘Span iola shore, God took from us our Grand Commissioner, Winslow by Name, a man in Chiefest Trust , Whose Life was sweet, and Conversation just Whose Parts and wisdome most men did excell: A n honour to his Place, as all can tell. While examining the Marshfield town records some tim e since, the Editor discovered a vote regarding the disposition of the ten pounds bequeathe d by Governor Winslow to the poor of that town. A literal transcript of this record follows t he copy of the will. I Edward Winslowe of London. Esquior. being now bound in a voyage to se a in the service of the comon welth do make publish & declare this to be my last will & testa mt touching the disposing of my estate. ffirst I doe give will devise & bequeath all my land s & stock. in New England & all my possibilities & porcons in future allotm'S & divicons to J osia my. onely sonne & his heires, hee allowing to my wife, a fill third parte thereof for he r life Also. I give to the poore of the Church of Plymouth in new England Tenn pounds. & to t he poore of marshfielde where the chiefest of my estate lyes Tenn pounds., Also I give my lyn nen wch I carry wth me to sea. to my daughter Elizabeth & the rest of my goods wch I carry wt h mee I give to my sonn Josias. hee giving to. each of my brothers a suite of apparell. & I m ake my said son. Josias my executor of this my will, and Colonell venables my overseer of m y goods in the voyage. & my fower frends Dr Edmond wilson; mr John Arthur. mr James Shirle y & mr Richard ffloyde overseers for the rest of my prsonall estate in England witness my han d & Seale the Eighteenth day of December In the yeare of our Lord God one Thousand Six hundre d fifty & ffower. Sealed & subscribed pr me Edw: Winslow (seal) in the presence of Jon' Hoope r Gerard Usher servant to Hen: Colbron Att ye same Townes meeting it was ordered That nr Thom as Bourne and Joseph Beedell should Receave The Ten pounds which mr Edward Winslow gave To Th e poore of This Towne by will and f sayd prttyes so betrusted To Rec: & dispose of The stock e in The Townes behalfe have disposed one Cow To Edward Bumpus & John Branch one Cow & John T homas The Remainder & These prtyes That is Edward & both The Johns To keepe These Cowes & T o Returne at ye end of The Tearme (as The Towne hath formerly lett out ye poore stocke) The p rincipal being living To ye Towne & The Third of The Increase The having Two Thirds off Incre ase Themselves. Souce: Governor Josiah 2 Winslow, son of Governor Edward1 Winslow, the Mayflower Passenger, by his second wife, Susa nna (Fuller) White, widow of William1 White. Josiah2 Winslow was the first native born Govern or of Plymouth Colony, and the only child of a Mayflower Passenger to hold that office. He wa s a half-brother of Resolved White who witnessed this document. Source: The Mayflower Genealo gies THE MAYFLOWER MARRIAGE RECORDS AT LEYDEN AND AMSTERDAM (Continued from page 50) EDWARD W INSLOW'S FIRST MARRIAGE THE illustration facing this page shows the record at Leyden of the t hree publications of the banns of Edward Winslow and Elizabeth Barker, on 28 April, 5 May an d 12 May, 1618, but the date of the marriage was not added to this record and has not been fo und. The ceremony doubtless took place not long after the third publication of the banns. Thi s record of the banns is found in Echt Book B, folio 75. .t je De 28-4--16 28 Eduwsert Winsloo Drucher Jongman t ije de 5 .5-1628 van Londe In Engelant vergeselschapt t iije--de 12-5.1618 met Jonathan Willemson & Isaack Alarton zyn bekende met Elysabeth Berkar J onge Dochter van Chatsum In Engelant vergeselechapt met Janneke phesel * Haer nichte & Mana a llerton Haer bekende Edward Winslow, printer, unmarried man, from L ondon in England, accompanied by Jonathan William's son and Isaac Allerton, his acquaintances , with Elizabeth Barker, single woman, from Chatsum, in England, accompanied by Jane Phese l * and Mary Allerton her acquaintances. * Apparently an attempt was made to cross out one or two letters of this name, therefore the reading is not certain. Jonathan, son of William Br ewster. Source: The Mayflower Descendant, Vol.8 Plate 5 THE MARRIAGE RECORD OF EDWARD WINSLO W Printed from Mayflower Descendant Legacy CD-ROM - All rights reserved. Copyright © 1996 - 1 998 by Search & ReSearch Publishing Corp., Wheat Ridge, CO 80033 Elizabeth BARKER died 8 May 1655 in , , , at Sea. She married 1 Edward WINSLOW on 16 May 16 18 in Leyden, , , Holland. d. 8 May 1655, at sea, between Domingo and Jamaica, West Indies. M ayflower passenger. Edward WINSLOW was born 18 Oct 1595 in , Droitwich, Worcester, England and was christene d 20 Oct 1595 in St Peters, Droitwich, Worcester, England. He died 8 May 1655 in at Sea, N ear Jamaica. Edward married Susanna FULLER on 16 May 1621 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusett s, USA. Other marriages: BARKER, Elizabeth BORN: 18 October 1595, Droitwich , Worcester, England, son of Edward Winslow and Magdalene Oliver BAPTIZED: 20 October 1595, S t. Peters, Droitwich, Worcester, England DIED: 8 May 1655, at sea between Hispaniola and Jama ica, in the West Indies MARRIED: Elizabeth Barker, 16 May 1618, Leyden, Holland; she died 2 4 March 1620/1 at Plymouth. Susanna (---) White, the widow of William White, 12 May 1621, Plymouth. NOTE: Numerous sources have incorrectly given Edward Winslow's birth and baptism date (including Mayflower Families for Five Generations , Eugene Stratton's Plymouth Colony: Its History and Its People, and James Savage's Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England). I have checked the original parish register for the year 1595, and the entry reads exactly as follows: October .20. Edward Wynsloe sonne of Edward Wynsloe was Baptized & Born the xviii th of October being Saterday Govenor of Massachusetts and a Mayflower passenger. Edward Winslow was the son of Edward Winslow, a wealthy owner of a salt boilery , and Magdalene Oliver. Edward Winslow was baptized at Droitwich, Worcester, England on 28 Oc tober 1595. Winslow soon joined with the Separatists, and moved to Leyden where he became a p rinter along with William Brewster, publishing illegal religious pamphlets. His first wife, E lizabeth Barker, was from Chattisham, Suffolk, England. His second wife was the widow of Will iam White of the Mayflower. For a description of what is known about her (she is not a Fuller ) see William White. Winslow also made trips to England in the early years of the Colony to conduct business agreements and make legal arrangements, including trips in 1623-4, 1630, an d 1635. In 1646 he returned to live in England and served in the English army under Oliver Cr omwell . In 1655 he died of a fever on a military expedition to capture the island of Hispani ola. Upon his death, one of the ship's chroniclers wrote this poem: The Eighth of May, west f rom 'Spaniola shore, God took from us our Grand Commissioner, Winslow by Name, a man in Chiefest Trust, Whose Life was sweet, and Conversation just; Whose Parts and wisdome most men did excell: An honour to his Place, as all can tell. Edward Winslow authored several books. H e wrote Good News From New England first published in 1624. He authored a good portion of Mou rt's Relation: A Journal of the Pilgrims at Plymouth first published in 1622. Winslow also wr ote Hypocricie Unmasked (1646), and New England's Salamander (1647), which are both for the m ost part religious discourses. He also edited several pamphlets. ANCESTRAL SUMMARY: Edward Wi nslow was the son of Edward Winslow, a wealthy owner of a salt boilery, and Magdalene Oliver . Edward Winslow was baptized at Droitwich, Worcester, England on 20 October 1595. Winslow so on joined with the Separatists, and moved to Leyden where he became a printer along with Will iam Brewster, publishing illegal religious pamphlets. His first wife, Elizabeth Barker, was f rom Chattisham, Suffolk, England. His second wife was the widow of William White of the Mayfl ower. For a description of what is known about her (she is not a Fuller) see William White. T he ancestry of Edward Winslow is as follows: (1) Kenelm Winslow of Kempsey (it has been suggested, but not proved, that he married Elizabet Foliot, daughter of John Foliot--see NEHGR 122 :175-178) (2) Edward Winslow, m. Magdalene Oliver (3) Edward Winslow of the Mayflower Edwar d Winslow had four other siblings which came to America, namely Gilbert Winslow (Mayflower, 1620), John Winslow (Fortune, 1621), Josias Winslow (White Angel, 1631), and Kenelm Winslow, w ho married Eleanor (Newton) Adams, who came in the Anne, 1623. Edward Winslow also had severa l sisters, including Magdalen who married Rev. William Wake on 25 April 1627, in Wareham, Dor set, England. GOVERNOR EDWARD WINSLOW'S WILL. THE will of Governor Edward Winslow, which is p reserved at Somerset House, London, is one of the three existing original wills of Mayflowe r passengers. The others are Mary (Chilton) Winslow's and Peregrine White's, both of which w e have already reproduced. The illustration of Governor winslow's will facing this page is fr om a photograph made at the expense of the Foreign Research Fund and secured by the Hon. Wins low Warren, of our Committee on Publication, with the courteous assistance of the Rev. Stopfo rd W. Brooke, of London. No mention of Governor Winslow's death is found on the Plymouth Colo ny records, and we learn the date from Nathaniel Morton's New England's Memorial, under the year 1655. We reprint his account in lid], from the Rev. Thomas Prince's copy of the first edi tion (1669), now in the Boston Public Library. This year that Worthy and Honourable Gentlema n Mr. Edward Winslow deceased; of whom I have had occasion to make honourable mention formerl y in this Discourse. He was the Son of Edward Winslow Esq; of the Town of Draughtwich* in th e County of Worcester: He travelling into the Low-Countreys, in his Journeys fell into acquai ntance with the Church of Leyden in Holland, unto whom he joyned, and with whom he continue d until they parted to come into New-England, he coming with that part that came first over , and became a very worthy and useful Instrument amongst them, both in the place of Governmen t and otherwise, until his last Voyage for England, being sent on special Imployment for th e Government of the Massachusets, as is forementioned in this Book; and afterwards was imploy ed as one of the grand Commissioners in that unhappy Design against 1)omingo in Hispaniola, w ho taking grief for the ill success of that Enterprize; on which, together with some other In firmities that were upon him, he fell sick at Sea betwixt Domingo and Jamaica, and died the e ighth day of May, which was about the Sixty first year of his life, and his Body was honourab ly committed to the Sea, with the usual Solemnity of the Discharge of Fourty two Piece of Ord nance. * Droitwich. One of the Company who was imployed in taking notice of the Particulars o f that Tragedy, gave such Testimony of the said Mr. Winslow, as followeth in this Poem: The Eighth qf May, west from ‘Spaniola shore, God took from us our Grand Commissioner, Winslow b y Name, a man in Chiefest Trust, Whose Life was sweet, and Conversation just Whose Parts an d wisdome most men did excell: An honour to his Place, as all can tell. While examining the Marshfield town records some time since, the Editor discovered a vote regarding the dispositio n of the ten pounds bequeathed by Governor Winslow to the poor of that town. A literal transc ript of this record follows the copy of the will. I Edward Winslowe of London. Esquior. bein g now bound in a voyage to sea in the service of the comon welth do make publish & declare th is to be my last will & testamt touching the disposing of my estate. ffirst I doe give will d evise & bequeath all my lands & stock. in New England & all my possibilities & porcons in fut ure allotm'S & divicons to Josia my. onely sonne & his heires, hee allowing to my wife, a fil l third parte thereof for her life Also. I give to the poore of the Church of Plymouth in ne w England Tenn pounds. & to the poore of marshfielde where the chiefest of my estate lyes Ten n pounds., Also I give my lynnen wch I carry wth me to sea. to my daughter Elizabeth & the re st of my goods wch I carry wth mee I give to my sonn Josias. hee giving to. each of my brothe rs a suite of apparell. & I make my said son. Josias my executor of this my will, and Colonel l venables my overseer of my goods in the voyage. & my fower frends Dr Edmond wilson; mr Joh n Arthur. mr James Shirley & mr Richard ffloyde overseers for the rest of my prsonall estat e in England witness my hand & Seale the Eighteenth day of December In the yeare of our Lor d God one Thousand Six hundred fifty & ffower. Sealed & subscribed pr me Edw: Winslow (seal ) in the presence of Jon' Hooper Gerard Usher servant to Hen: Colbron Att ye same Townes meet ing it was ordered That nr Thomas Bourne and Joseph Beedell should Receave The Ten pounds whi ch mr Edward Winslow gave To The poore of This Towne by will and f sayd prttyes so betruste d To Rec: & dispose of The stocke in The Townes behalfe have disposed one Cow To Edward Bumpu s & John Branch one Cow & John Thomas The Remainder & These prtyes That is Edward & both Th e Johns To keepe These Cowes & To Returne at ye end of The Tearme (as The Towne hath formerl y lett out ye poore stocke) The principal being living To ye Towne & The Third of The Increas e The having Two Thirds off Increase Themselves. Souce: Governor Josiah2 Winslow, son of Governor Edward1 Winslow, the Mayflower Pas senger, by his second wife, Susanna (Fuller) White, widow of William1 White. Josiah2 Winslo w was the first native born Governor of Plymouth Colony, and the only child of a Mayflower Pa ssenger to hold that office. He was a half-brother of Resolved White who witnessed this docum ent. Source: The Mayflower Genealogies THE MAYFLOWER MARRIAGE RECORDS AT LEYDEN AND AMSTERDA M (Continued from page 50) EDWARD WINSLOW'S FIRST MARRIAGE THE illustration facing this pag e shows the record at Leyden of the three publications of the banns of Edward Winslow and Eli zabeth Barker, on 28 April, 5 May and 12 May, 1618, but the date of the marriage was not adde d to this record and has not been found. The ceremony doubtless took place not long after th e third publication of the banns. This record of the banns is found in Echt Book B, folio 75 . .t je De 28-4--1628 Eduwsert Winsloo Drucher Jongman t ije de 5 .5-162 8 van Londe In Engelant vergeselschapt tiije--de 12-5.1618 met Jonathan Willemson & Isaack Al arton zyn bekende met Elysabeth Berkar Jonge Dochter van Chatsum In Engelant vergeselechapt m et Janneke phesel * Haer nichte & Mana allerton Haer bekende Edwar d Winslow, printer, unmarried man, from London in England, accompanied by Jonathan William' s son and Isaac Allerton, his acquaintances, with Elizabeth Barker, single woman, from Chatsu m, in England, accompanied by Jane Phesel * and Mary Allerton her acquaintances. * Apparentl y an attempt was made to cross out one or two letters of this name, therefore the reading i s not certain. Jonathan, son of William Brewster. Source: The Mayflower Descendant, Vol.8 Pla te 5 THE MARRIAGE RECORD OF EDWARD WINSLOW Printed from Mayflower Descendant Legacy CD-RO M - All rights reserved. Copyright © 1996 - 1998 by Search & ReSearch Publishing Corp., Whea t Ridge, CO 80033 Volume 5: Edward Winslow and John Billington1991. 192pp. + Index NEHGS Book Store Governor Winslow was among the signers of the Mayflower Compact; the one who selected Plymout h as the place of settlement; one of the principal leaders of the struggling colony, and it' s third governor. It's a shame that such a dedicated and intelligent leader has so little doc umented issue. Unfortunately this is true of the early Winslows in general. Furthermore, man y Winslows seem to have died early -- in itself, perhaps, an interesting study. Out of five k nown children, only Josiah and Elisabeth survived to have issue. Edward Winslow was baptized at Droitwich, co. Worcester, England, Oct 20 1595 and die d May 8, 1655 in about the sixty-first year of his life. He was the son of Edward and Magdale ne (Oliver) Winslow. Brothers Gilbert (who came on the Mayflower, but returned to England an d there died--no known issue), John, Josias and Kenelm all came to Plymouth. At the time of h is marriage in Leiden, he was called a printer of London. His first wife died the first winte r shortly after the Pilgrims landed. He died on a voyage from Hispaniola to Jamaica and was b uried at sea. A suggested abbrieviated ancestry follows as presented in The New England Historical & Geneal ogical Review 121:28 by John G. Hunt who wrote a series of studies in a quest to clarify Wins low's ancestry. Galfrid1 Winslow of Earls Crome, co. Worcester, 1425; Richard2 of the same 1430; William3 o f the same 1471; Richard4 of the same, will dated 1546; Thomas5 of Kempsey; Kenelm6 of Kempse y and Worcester. Charles E.Banks, however in The English Ancestry and Homes of The Pilgrim Fathers, , p. 98, p ublished 1989, (after the Hunt articles) still saw the ancestry of Edward Winslow as lackin g clarity, noting only that is was "highly probable" that the grandfater of Gov. Edward Winsl ow was "Kenelm Winslow of Kempsey or of a contemporary Richard Winslow of the same parish." H e further notes that a coat of arms often associated with portraits of Gov. Winslow has neve r been properly authenticated. Most Recently in the New England Historical and Genealogical Register, author Kenneth Kirkpatick revives the issue of Winslow's ancestry and di scusses at length various ancestral possibilities. The Identity of Susanna (?Fuller) White Further, in this same issue, Jeremy Dupertuis Bangs, Director, Leiden Ame rican Pilgrim Museum, reintroduces the issue of the identity of Edward Winslow's second wif e in an article entitled Notes From Leiden: Another look at the identity of Edward Winslow' s wife, Susanna (?Fuller) White. In particular he examines the Leiden records, their translat ion and conclusions drawn by Robert M. Serman and Ruth Wilder Sherman* of research carried ou t in their behalf by Dr. B. N. Leverland in 1971 and repeated recently in The Great Migratio n Begins p.1980 (William White), p.2025 (Edward Winslow) -- namely that Anne Fuller was not t he wife of William White, and thus was not the 2nd wife of Edward Winslow.. In brief, Bangs provides additional translation interpretations, discusses the two William Wh ites residing in Leiden, as well as other perplexities, and suggests the conclusion that "the re is no conclusive evidence against the Dexters' identification of Susanna White Winslow with Anna (Fuller) White." *William White of the Mayflower, Mayflower Families Through Five Generations, Vol 1., Plymout h, Mass, General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1975, 95-98. In the V5, Mayflower Families Through Five Generation, Edward Winslow, John Billington, publi shed by the General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1991, editors Ruth C. McGuyre & Rober t Wakefield also make the statement that the repeated claim that Susanna is the same as Ann , daughter of Robert Fuller and sister of Samuel and Edward Fuller, is "highly unlikely, if n ot impossible." Among arguments presented are that according to Ann's baptismal date she woul d have been at least 53 years old when daughter Elizabeth was born. Governor Edward WinslowEdward1 Winslow, the Mayflower Passenger, married, 1st, Elizabeth Bar ker; married, 2d, (Sus)anna (?Fuller) White, who came in The Mayflower with her first husband , William1 White, and their two sons, Resolved2 White and Peregrine2 White. Gov. Edward1 Wins low apparently had no children by his first wife. Children of Gov. Edward1 and Susanna White Winslow child b. and d. 1623 Edward2 Winslow , died young, no issue. John2 Winslow, died unm. Gov. Josiah Winslow, m. Penelope Pelham Elizabeth2 Winslow, married, 1st, Robert Brooks; married, 2d, George Corwin. Child of Robert and Elizabeth WinslowBrooksJohn Brooks3, died Charlestown, about age 31 appa rently unm. and without issue.Children of George and Elizabeth Winslow CorwinPen elope Corwin3, married Josiah Walcot. His first wife.Susanna Corwin3, married Edward Lyde. As of 1991, no proof had been found for a son George.*Josiah2 Winslow (Gov. Edwar d1), married Penelope Pelham.Child3 Winslow, a daughter, died, lived only two daysElizabeth 3 Winslow, married Stephen Burton.Edward3 Winslow, died as infant in the same year of his bi rthIsaac3 Winslow, married Sarah Wensley. *This Josiah was Governor of Plymouth Colony from 1673 until his death in 1680. Mayflower Families Through Five Generations, Volume 5, Edward Winslow, John Billington, Gener al Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1991Mayflower Descendant, Pilgrim Notes & Queries IV:5 , 1916, Mayflower Genealogies, P 71 New England Historical and Genealogical Register: 121:12 5+, The Mayflower Winslows--Yeoman or Gentlemen?, John G. Hunt; 124:182+,The Mayflower Winslo ws--Part III, John G. Hunt. Edward Winslow was born in Droitwich, England in 1595. He joined the Separatists, a Purita n religious group who were highly critical of the Church of England. They were followers o f Robert Browne, a preacher who thought the Church of England should abolish bishops, eccles iastical courts and other relics of Roman Catholicism such as kneeling and the use of priest ly vestment and altars. The Separatists also believed that the government was too tolerant to wards those who were guilty of adultery, drunkenness and breaching the Sabbath.The Separati sts, who held their church services in secret, were persecuted and several members were impri soned for their activities. The Dutch government had a reputation for tolerance towards disse nters and in 1608 Bradford and a group of Separatists decided to emigrate to Holland . Winslo w and his friends soon became disillusioned with life in their new home in Leyden. They could only find low-paid work and they feared that their children were losing their English ident ity. In 1620 Winslow, William Bradford , John Carver , William Brewster , and other Separat ists based in Holland decided to emigrate to America. One hundred and two people boarded th e Mayflower and after crossing the Atlantic they decided to settle at a place they called Ply mouth in Massachusetts Bay . The Separatists established their own government and John Carv er was elected governor of the colony. The plan was for the pilgrims to live on fish caught from the sea. However, they were not very successful at this, and by the spring of 1621 half of them had died of starvation or disease. When John Carver died in 1621 William Bradford became the new governor of the colony and appointed Winslow as his assistant. Winslow who served as a member of the governor's council (1624-46) was elected as governor in 1633, 1636 and 1644. He wrote several books about his experiences and religious beliefs including Good News from New England (1624), Hypocrisy Unmasked (1646) and New England's Salamander (1647) . Edward Winslow died at sea while returning from the West Indies in 1655.
Marr Date 12 May 1621
Marr Place Plymouth, Plymouth, MA
Children Edward , M (1624-)
  John , M (1626-)
  Josiah , M (1627-1680)
  Elizabeth , F (1631-1698)
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