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


Elizabeth (…)
  • 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
This person was last edited on5 Sep 2016


  1. [S617] "Brief Memoirs and Notices of Prince's Subscribers," The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 6 (Apr 1852) 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, 1607-1660.