Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Susanna Winslow, daughter of Mary Chilton of the Mayflower

Susanna Winslow 
Birth: 1630 Plymouth  Plymouth County  Massachusetts
Death: Nov. 14, 1685   East Bridgewater   Plymouth County   Massachusetts

Robert Lathan, settled in Satucket, 1665 died 1688.
Susanna his wife & dau. of John Winslow D. between 1676-83.
Susanna wife of Cpt. Chilton Lathan & dau. of John Kingman D. June 23, 1776. E. 97 Yr's.
Robert son of Cpt. Chilton Latham B. Aug. a6, 1711,. D. Dec. 10, 1788.
Bertha second wife of R.L. wid of Arthur Harris & dau. of dea. Tho Hayward B. Sept. 22, 1715, D. Aug. 28, 1778.
Erected by W. Latham 1848.

Old Graveyard
East Bridgewater
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Section B

Susanna's father,  John Winslow, was born at Droitwich, England, in 1597.  His brothers, Edward and Gilbert, had been passengers on the Mayflower, arriving in Plymouth in 1620.  John Winslow was a passenger on the Fortune, arriving in 1621.   Two other Winslow brothers, Kenelm and Josiah, also settled in New England, arriving before 1632.

John Winslow married Mayflower passenger Mary Chilton sometime before the 1627 Division of Cattle, when their names appear together.

John and Mary Winslow had ten children : John, Susanna, Mary, Edward, Sarah, Samuel, Joseph, Isaac, an unnamed child who died young, and Benjamin.  The youngest of these, Benjamin, is the only child whose birth is listed in the Records of Plymouth Colony.

Mary Chilton  - was born May 1607 in St. Pauls, Canterbury, Kent, Eng and was buried Bef. 1 May 1679 in Boston, Ma. She is the daughter of James Chilton.
Mary married John Winslow Abt. 1652. John was born on 16 Apr 1597 in Droitwich, Worcester, England. He died before 12 Mar 1673 in Boston, mA and was buried in Kings Chapel, Boston .

Mary - "This Mary Chilton is the Mary that accompanied her parents on the Mayflower and as reported was the first female to step ashore at Plymouth, MA in 1620. She married John Winslow in 1652 and had at least 6 children named in her will, John Winslow, Edward Winslow, Joseph Winslow, Samuel Winslow, Susanna Latham and Sarah Middlecott. Mary's baptism has been erroneously published as 30 May 1607 in numerous sources,., but has been verified with the original parish registers that the correct date is 31 May 1607." - James Chilton Web Page by Caleb Johnson, 1999   The names of Mary and John's children herin shown are based on the names mentioned in her will made 31 July 1676 in Boston, New England. In some instances of the grandchild mentioned, it is not clear as to which child the grandchild belonged.

Grandchildren mentioned in her will:
William Paine
Ann Gray
Mary Winslow (Edward's daughter)
Sarah Winslow (Edward's daughter)
Parnell Winslow
Mercy Harris
Mary Pollard
Susanna Latham
Mary Winslow (Joseph's daughter) 

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