Anthony Eames

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ChartsAncestors of Wilford Ervie Billings
Anthony Eames, whose probable ancestry is not yet traced here, was born at Fordington, Dorset, England, about 1592.1,2 He died after 28 June 1670, when he deeded land to his son, or about 1686, though there appears to be no contemporary source for this date.3,2,4

Anthony married Margery (…), whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), before 1615.2

31 March 1633, Anthony Eames appears on a list of "Planters carrying with them household goods, clothing and provisions for themselves, their wives, children and servants, valued at £920 and allowed to pass free of custom by his Majesty's patent, to be shipped on the Recovery of London, Mr Gabriel Cornish, from Weymouth to New England."5


Margery (…) b. say 1595
  • Millicent Eames2 b. say 1615
  • Mark Eames2 b. say 1617
  • John Eames2 b. 24 Jan 1618/19
  • Persis Eames+2 b. 28 Oct 1621, d. 31 Dec 1662
  • Elizabeth Eames6 b. 13 Jun 1624
  • Justus Eames6 b. 29 Apr 1627
  • Margery Eames6 b. 5 Dec 1630
This person was last edited on13 Jul 2022


  1. [S763] Joan S. Guilford, The Ancestry of Dr. J. P. Guilford: Volume II: Seventeenth Century–New England Colonials and a Few Eighteenth–Century Immigrants(Orange, California: Sheridan Psychological Services, 2003), 378-381, further cited as Guilford, Guilford: Vol II.
  2. [S2053] Robert Charles Anderson, George F. Sanborn Jr. and Melinde Lutz Sanborn, The Great Migration: Immigrants To New England, 1634-1635, 7 volumes (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1999-2011), 2:389, further cited as Anderson, et al., The Great Migration.
  3. [S763] Guilford, Guilford: Vol II, 378.
  4. [S786] Elizabeth Day McCormick and Robert Hall McCormick III, McCormick-Hamilton, Lord-Day Ancestral Lines(Chicago: p.p., 1957), 421, further cited as McCormick and McCormick, McCormick-Hamilton.
  5. [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), 107, further cited as Coldham, Complete Book of Emigrants, 1607-1660.
  6. [S2053] Anderson, et al., The Great Migration, 2:390.