The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1636-1638 Volume 1, A-Be


This first volume in the third series of the Great Migration Study Project contains new research to uncover the details of 129 immigrants with surnames beginning with A to Be who came to New England between 1636 and 1638 and appear in the Great Migration Directory. Sketches include details on origin, previous residences, migration, first residence, removes, return trips, occupation, church membership, freeman status, education, offices held, estate, birth, death, marriage, children, associations, and an expanded comments section. An appendix includes eight sketches that fall within the alphabetic range of the present volume but had been incorrectly dated or simply overlooked the first time around.

List of sketches: John Abbey, Ferdinando Adams, Henry Adams, John Adams, Robert Adams, Francis Alcock, George Aldrich, Ellen Aldridge, John Alexander, Trustrum Alger, Bozoun Allen, Elizabeth Allen, Thomas Allen, Walter Allen, William Allen (arr. 1638), William Allen (arr. 1637), Edward Alleyn, James Allin, John Allin, Benedict Alvord, Richard Alwood, Anne Alxarson, Mary Alxarson, Joane Ames, Roger Amidown, John Amory, Robert Anderson, William Andrew, Edward Andrews, Henry Andrews, John Andrews, Mabel Andrews, William Andrews, Thomas Angell, Edmond Angier, Margaret Anglesey, Giles Archer, Henry Archer, Godfrey Armitage, Joseph Armitage, Gregory Armstrong, John Arnold, Thomas Arnold, Robert Ashley, Thomas Ashley, James Astwood, Humphrey Atherton, John Atwood, Edmund Audley, _____ Austin, Francis Austin, Richard Austin, William Averill, Mathew Avery, Richard Awards, James Axey, Samuel Ayers, Isabel Babson, Henry Bachelor, John Bachelor, Joseph Bachelor, Andrew Bacon, Rebecca Bacon, John Bagley, Francis Bailey, Henry Bailey, John Bailey, Jonas Bailey, Richard Bailey, Robert Bailey, Ann Baker, Edward Baker, John Baker, Robert Baker, William Baker (arr. 1636), William Baker (arr. 1638), John Baldwin, Richard Baldwin, Sarah Baldwin, Sylvester Baldwin, _____ Bancroft, Edward Banister, Lydia Banks, Thomas Banshott, John Barber, Richard Barber, William Barber, William Barden, John Barker, George Barlow, Joshua Barnes, Thomas Barnes (of Hartford), Thomas Barnes (of Hingham), George Barrell, Henry Bartholmew, Richard Bartholmew, Marmaduke Barton, William Bateman, Edward Bates, Stephen Batson, Christopher Batt, Dorothy Batt, Nicholas Battey, William Baunche, Daniel Baxter, Richard Baxter, Thomas Bayes, Richard Beach, Edward Beacham, John Beale, Philip Beare, Richard Beare, Austin Bearse, Richard Beckley, Richard Becon, Thomas Beeder, Richard Beefer, Richard Beers, Abraham Belknap, Thomas Bell, _____ Bemont, John Benfield, James Bennett (arr. 1636), James Bennett (arr. 1638), John Benson, John Bent, Ambrose Berry, Edward Best, Robert Betts

1634 & 1635 arrivals included in Appendix: Judith Alward, Samuel Appleton, John Arratt, Thomas Atkinson, John Ault, Bartholomew Barnard, George Bates, James Bennett

Ian Watson

2024, hardcover, 6 x 9, 824 pp.

ISBN: 9780880824231