John Mawdsley

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John Mawdsley, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), was born at England, say 1615.1

John married Elizabeth (---), whose parents are unknown (or not traced here), about 1635.2,3

He is possibly the John Mosely, 18, enrolled 2 Jan 1634/5 on the Merchant Bonaventure, James Ricroft master, out of London bound for Virginia, and dropped off in New England. Alternatively, a John Mawdisley embarked on the Spy for Providence Island, July 1638.4

Family

Elizabeth (---)
Children
  • Joseph Mawdsley1 b. abt. 1638
  • John Mawdsley+1 b. say 1640, d. 18 Aug 1690
  • Elizabeth Mawdsley1 b. say 1642
  • Thomas Mawdsley1 b. say 1644

Citations

  1. [S617] "Brief Memoirs and Notices of Prince's Subscribers," The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 6 (Apr 1952) thru at least 27 (Apr 1873), 329, further cited as Prince's Subscribers, "Prince's Subscribers."
  2. [S617] Prince's Subscribers, "Prince's Subscribers," 6 (Oct 1853): 329.
  3. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 1066, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011). Gives Cicely as a possible or questionable second wife.
  4. [S1492] Peter Wilson Coldham, The Complete Book of Emigrants: 1607-1660: A Comprehensive Listing Compiled from English Public Records of Those Who Took Ship to the Americas for Political, Religious, and Economic Reasons; of Those Who Were Deported for Vagrancy, Roguery, or Non-Conformity; and of Those Who Were Sold to Labour in the New Colonies (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1987), 122, 199, further cited as Coldham, Complete Book of Emigrants.