Stephen Paine

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Stephen Paine, son of Dann Paine and Margaret (…), was born between 1602 and 1607.1 He died before 21 August 1679,1 when he was buried at Rehoboth, Plymouth Colony.2,1

Stephen married Neele Adcock, daughter of John Adcock and Elizabeth Eldred, say 1627.1,3,4

On 2 May 1638, Stephen Paine is named among others as shippers of wheat and malt on the Blessing, bound from Yarmouth to New England, John Adams, master.5

In August 1638, he and his family, along with his brother-in-law, John Sutton, and his family, arrived at Boston on the Diligent, out of Ipswich, Suffolk, John Martin, Master, 10 August 1638.6,7


Neele Adcock b. 20 Feb 1602/3, d. bef. 20 Jan 1659/60
  • Stephen Paine+1 b. 1629, d. bef. 24 Jan 1677/78
  • John Paine1 b. say 1631
  • Nathaniel Paine1 b. say 1633, d. abt. Mar 1667/68
  • Rebecca Paine8 b. say 1635, d. 1637
This person was last edited on25 Jan 2023


  1. [S517] Sidney L. Paine, "The English Ancestry of Stephen Paine of Rehoboth, Plymouth Colony," The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 143 (Oct 1989): 291-302, further cited as English Ancestry of Stephen Paine, "English Ancestry of Stephen Paine."
  2. [S1121] James N. Arnold, Vital Record of Rehoboth, 1642-1896: Marriages, Intentions, Births, Deaths: With supplement Containing the Record of 1896, Colonial Returns, Lists of the Early Settlers, Purchasers, Freemen, Inhabitants, the Soldiers Serving in Philip's War and the Revolution (Providence, Rhode Island: Narragansett Historical Publishing Co., 1897), 857, further cited as Arnold, Vital Record of Rehoboth.
  3. [S714] David Curtis Dearborn, "Stephen Paine's Wife," The American Genealogist 62 (Apr 1987): 107, further cited as Dearborn, "Stephen Paine's Wife."
  4. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 1127, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011).
  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), 197, further cited as Coldham, Complete Book of Emigrants, 1607-1660.
  6. [S2605] Solomon Lincoln, "Daniel Cushing's Record," The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 15 (Jan 1861): 24-27, at 26, further cited as Lincoln, "Daniel Cushing's Record."
  7. [S2606] Charles Edward Banks, The Planters of the Commonweath…1620-1640 (1930; reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1961), 191, 193, further cited as Banks, Planters of the Commonweath.
  8. [S516] Sidney Lake Paine, Stephen Paine I, One of the Founders of Rehoboth, Massachusetts (n.p.: p.p., c1995), 3-4, further cited as Paine, Stephen Paine I.