Governor John Winthrop1,2

M, #6609, b. 12 January 1587/88, d. 26 March 1649
Father*Adam Winthrop2
Mother*Anne Browne2

Names and TItles

Titled: Governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1630.2
     Governor John Winthrop, son of Adam Winthrop and Anne Browne, was born on 12 January 1587/88 in Edwardstone, Suffolk, England.2 Governor John Winthrop was the son of Adam Winthrop and Anne Browne.2 Governor John Winthrop married first Mary Forth, daughter of John Forth of Great stambridge Co. Essex, on 16 April 1605 in Great Stambridge, Essex, England.2 Governor John Winthrop married second Thomasine Clopton, daughter of William Clopton of Castleins, near Groton, on 6 December 1615 in Groton, England.2 Governor John Winthrop married third Margaret Tyndale, daughter of Sir John Tyndale of Great Maplested, Essex, on 29 April 1618 in Great Maplestead, Essex, England.2 Governor John Winthrop married forth Martha Rainsborough, daughter of William Rainsborough, after 20 December 1647.2 Governor John Winthrop died on 26 March 1649 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, at age 61 survived by Martha Rainsborough.2
     Governor John Winthrop became the father of John Winthrop Jr on 12 February 1605/6.2 Governor John Winthrop became the father of Henry Winthrop on 10 January 1607/8.2 Governor John Winthrop became the father of Forth Winthrop on 30 December 1609.2 Governor John Winthrop became the father of Anne Winthrop on 3 August 1614.2 John's daughter Anne Winthrop died on 17 August 1614?2 Governor John Winthrop became a widower with the death of his wife, Mary Forth in 1615.1 Governor John Winthrop became the father of (daughter) Winthrop on 30 November 1616.2 John's daughter (daughter) Winthrop died on 2 December 1616.2 Governor John Winthrop became a widower with the death of his wife, Thomasine Clopton on 8 December 1616.2 Governor John Winthrop became the father of Stephen Winthrop on 24 March 1618/19.2 Governor John Winthrop became the father of Adam Winthrop on 7 April 1620.2 John's son was married at wedding of Henry Winthrop and Elizabeth Fones on 25 April 1629.3,2 Governor John Winthrop immigrated in 1630 to in Boston, (now Suffolk County), Massachusetts Bay Colony.2 John's son was married at wedding of John Winthrop Jr and Martha Fones on 8 February 1630/31 in Groton, England.2 John's daughter Anne Winthrop died circa 1 September 1631 onboard 'Lyon'.2 Governor John Winthrop became the father of William Winthrop on 20 August 1632.2 John's son was married at wedding of John Winthrop Jr and Elizabeth Reade on 6 July 1635 at St. Matthew, Friday Street, London, England.2 Governor John Winthrop became a widower with the death of his wife, Margaret Tyndale on 14 June 1647 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony.1 John's son was married at wedding of Samuel Winthrop and Elizabeth Hodgkel on 8 July 1648 in Rotterdam, Netherlands.2 Governor John Winthrop became the father of Joshua Winthrop circa 12 December 1648.2 Governor John Winthrop and Elizabeth Feake were Great Niece related.1 Governor John Winthrop is not a descendant of Royalty sufficient proof of alleged royl ancestry is lacking, royal ancestry is through his 2nd wife Thomasine Clopton and his 3rd wife Margaret Tyndale.1

References

     Governor John Winthrop is described in The Great Migration Begins.2

Family 1

Mary Forth b. 1583, d. 1615
Children

Family 2

Thomasine Clopton d. 8 December 1616
Child

Family 3

Margaret Tyndale d. 14 June 1647
Children

Family 4

Martha Rainsborough d. circa 24 October 1660
Child
Last Edited30 Oct 2002

Citations

  1. [S92] Patricia Ann Scherzinger, Colonial American of Royal and Noble Descent (Bowle, Maryland: Heritage Books, Inc, 1996).
  2. [S142] Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration Begins, Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, Vol I-III, CD-ROM (n.p.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2000). Hereinafter cited as The Great Migration Begins.
  3. [S122] Arnold Wood, John Wood of Attercliffe, Yorkshire, England and Falls, Buck County, Pennsylvania and His Descendants in the United States (Privately Printed, 1903). Repository: Richard Smith Damon Arlington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in. Hereinafter cited as Wood Family.