Thomas Josselyn

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Thomas Josselyn, son of Ralph Josselyn and Mary Bright, was born at Roxwell, Essex, England, about 1592.1 He died at Lancaster, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, 3 January 1660/61.1

Thomas married Rebecca Jude, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), before 1615.1,2

From Billericay, Essex, Thomas Jostlin, husbandman 43, wife Rebecca 43, their children Rebecca 18, Dorothy 11, Nathaniell 8, Elizabeth 6, and Mary 1, and maidservant Elizabeth Ward 38, were enrolled, 17 April 1635, on the Increase, out of London for New England, Robert Lea, Master.3


Rebecca Jude b. abt. 1592
  • Abraham Josselyn+1 b. abt. 1615, d. Mar 1669/70
  • Rebecca Josselyn1 b. 27 Mar 1617
  • Mary Josselyn1 b. 25 Aug 1619, d. bef. 1633/34
  • Dorothy Josselyn1 b. abt. 1624, d. 2 Dec 1645
  • Nathaniel Josselyn1 b. abt. 1627
  • Elizabeth Josselyn1 b. abt. 1629
  • Mary Josselyn1 b. 16 Mar 1633/34
This person was last edited on21 Aug 2016


  1. [S2053] Robert Charles Anderson, George F. Sanborn Jr. and Melinde Lutz Sanborn, The Great Migration: Immigrants To New England, 1634-1635 (7 vols., Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1999-2011), 4:117-120, further cited as Anderson, et al., The Great Migration.
  2. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 873, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011).
  3. [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), 136, further cited as Coldham, Complete Book of Emigrants, 1607-1660.