Sir Richard Saltonstall1,2,3

M, #8680, b. 1586, d. before 25 October 1661
Father*Sameul Saltonstall4 b. bt 1536 - 1570?, d. 1613
Mother*Anne Ramsden4 b. bt 1562 - 1570?
Relationship11th great-grandfather of Robert Michael Damon
     Sir Richard Saltonstall, son of Sameul Saltonstall and Anne Ramsden, was born in 1586 in Huntwicke Co., Yorkshire, England.1,3 Sir Richard Saltonstall was the son of Sameul Saltonstall and Anne Ramsden.4 Sir Richard Saltonstall was baptized on 4 April 1586 in Halifax, Yorkshire, England.3,4 He married first Grace Kaye, daughter of Robert Kay of Woodsam and Anne Flower, on 28 November 1609 in Almondbury, Yorkshire, England.3,4 Sir Richard Saltonstall married second Elizabeth West, daughter of Sir Thomas West, before 1632.3,4 Sir Richard Saltonstall married third Martha Cammock, daughter of Thomas Cammock and Francis Rich, circa 1640.4 Sir Richard Saltonstall died before 25 October 1661 in Crayford, Kent, England, survived by Martha Cammock.4
     Sir Richard Saltonstall is not a descendant of Royalty Sufficient proof of alleged royal ancestry is lacking, his wife (1) Grace Kaye ws of royal ancestry.3 Sir Richard Saltonstall was educated in 1603 at Clare College, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England; Did not take a degree.4 He became the father of Richard Saltonstall Jr in 1610.5,2,3 Sir Richard Saltonstall became the father of Samuel Saltonstall say 1614.4 Sir Richard Saltonstall became a widower with the death of his wife, Grace Kaye before 27 June 1625. Sir Richard Saltonstall had servant(s) Hugh Tilley.4 Sir Richard Saltonstall had servant(s) William Eedes.4 Sir Richard Saltonstall was elected an assistant to the Massachusetts Bay Company in London, England, on 13 March 1628/29.4 He and Richard Saltonstall Jr immigrated in 1630 to in Watertown, (now Middlesex County), Massachusetts Bay Colony.5,3 Sir Richard Saltonstall immigrated in 1631.4 He became a widower with the death of his wife, Elizabeth West before 1640.4


     Sir Richard Saltonstall has ID Tree 94, Individual 4 in Winslow Johnson Damon Family Tree.2 Sir Richard Saltonstall is described in The Great Migration Begins.4

Family 1

Grace Kaye b. between 1574 and 1594?, d. before 27 June 1625

Family 2

Elizabeth West d. before 1640

Family 3

Martha Cammock
ChartsPedigree of Robert Damon (Big)
Pedigree of Robert Damon (Limited)
Pedigree of Robert Damon (paged)
Indented Pedigree of Robert Damon (Big)
Indented Pedigree of Robert Damon (Limited)
Last Edited13 Apr 2002


  1. [S27] Paul Bailey McBride Web Site, online
  2. [S51] Edward Kennan Damon, Winslow Johnson Damon Family Tree. A tree mostly built from previous works handed down in the family. Repository: Richard Smith Damon Arlington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in.
  3. [S92] Patricia Ann Scherzinger, Colonial American of Royal and Noble Descent (Bowle, Maryland: Heritage Books, Inc, 1996).
  4. [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.
  5. [S13] Engish Origins, English Origins of New England Families, Family Archive #181, CD-ROM (n.p.: Brøderbund Software, Inc.), Series 1, Volume 2, Pg 666. Hereinafter cited as English Origins of New England Families.
  6. [S6] Gary Boyd Roberts, The Royal Descents of 500 Immigrants to the American Colonies or the United States Who Were Themselves Notable or Left Descendants Notable in American History (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 2001) , Page 164. Hereinafter cited as Royal Descents of 500 Immigrants.