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Ancestors of Barbara Gayle Whitson


      1282. Thomas Mapes, born May 1628 in Rollesby, Norfolk Co., England; died August 23, 1686 in Southold, Suffolk Co., Long Island, New York. He was the son of 2564. John Mapes. He married 1283. Sarah Purrier 1650 in Southold, Suffolk Co., Long Island, New York.

      1283. Sarah Purrier, born 1630 in Olney, Buckinghamshire, England; died 1697 in Southold, Suffolk Co., Long Island, New York. She was the daughter of 2566. William Purrier and 2567. Alyce ?.
     
Child of Thomas Mapes and Sarah Purrier is:
  641 i.   Naomi Mapes, born January 17, 1666/67 in Southold, Suffolk Co., Long Island, New York; died March 04, 1724/25 in Southold, Suffolk Co., Long Island, New York; married Peter Dickerson Abt. 1684 in Southold, Suffolk Co., Long Island, New York.


      1284. Thomas Reeve, born 1611 in England; died May 1666 in Southold, Suffolk Co., Long Island, New York. He married 1285. Mary Purrier Abt. 1645.

      1285. Mary Purrier, born 1628 in Olney, Buckinghamshire, England; died 1707 in Southold, Suffolk Co., Long Island, New York. She was the daughter of 2566. William Purrier and 2567. Alyce ?.
     
Children of Thomas Reeve and Mary Purrier are:
  i.   Joseph Reeve, born in Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts Bay Colony; died Unknown.
  ii.   Mary Reeve, died 1696; married William Webster February 17, 1669/70; died 1688.
  Notes for Mary Reeve:
From History of Hadley, by Sylvester Judd - 1863: Mary Webster, the woman who disturbed Philip Smith, was sent to Boston, tried for witchcraft, and acquitted. The young men of Hadley tried an experiment upon her. They dragged her out of the house, hung her up until she was near dead, let her down, rolled her some time in the snow, and at last buried her in it, and there left her. But she survived, and died in 1696. No inhabitant of Hampshire Co. was ever executed for witchcraft.

From Families of Early Hartford, Connecticut, by Lucius Barnes Barbour - 1976: William Webster s. of John & Agnes died 1688 mar Feb 17, 1670 Mary Reeve who died 1696 dau of Thomas Reeve of Springfield. Hadley; his wife was accused of witchcraft and sent to Boston for trial 1684, but was acquitted and died in peace. s.p.

  Notes for William Webster:
From Genealogies of Hadley Families, by Lucius M. Boltwood: William Webster was the son of the Hon. John Webster of Connecticut, a magistrate, Deputy Governor, Governor, and one of the Commissioners of the United Colonies. He was an influential member of the church in Hartford, took a deep interest in the controversy which agitated that and other churches, and was one of the leaders of the Hadley company.

  642 iii.   John Reeve, born 1652 in Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts Bay Colony; died 1712 in Southold, Suffolk Co., Long Island, New York; married (1) Hannah Brown Abt. 1670 in Southold, Suffolk Co., Long Island, New York; married (2) Martha ? Aft. 1700.


      1408. John Woodruffe, born 1604 in Fordwich, Kent Co., England; died May 09, 1670 in Southampton, Suffolk Co., Long Island, New York. He was the son of 2816. John Woodroffe and 2817. Elizabeth Cartwright. He married 1409. Ann Gosmer Abt. 1635 in Fordwich, Kent Co., England.

      1409. Ann Gosmer, born in England; died Abt. 1684 in Southampton, Suffolk Co., Long Island, New York.

More About John Woodruffe:
Christening: 1604, St. Mary Northgate, Canterbury, Kent Co., England
     
Children of John Woodruffe and Ann Gosmer are:
  704 i.   John Woodruff, born 1637 in Fordwich, Kent Co., England; died May 1691 in Elizabeth Town, Union Co., New Jersey; married (1) Sarah Ogden Abt. 1659 in Southampton, Suffolk Co., Long Island, New York; married (2) Mary Parkhurst Aft. 1677.
  ii.   Anne Woodruff, born Abt. 1641; died Unknown; married Robert Wooley; died Unknown.
  iii.   Elizabeth Woodruff, born Abt. 1644 in Southampton, Suffolk Co., Long Island, New York; died Unknown; married Robert Dayton Abt. 1664; died Unknown.
  iv.   John Woodruff, born Abt. 1650 in Southampton, Suffolk Co., Long Island, New York; died 1703; married Hannah Newton; died Unknown.


      1424. Abraham Pierson, born Abt. 1611 in Thornton, Yorkshire, England; died August 09, 1678 in Newark, Union Co., New Jersey. He was the son of 2848. Abraham Pierson and 2849. Christina Johnston. He married 1425. Abigail Mitchell.

      1425. Abigail Mitchell, born April 26, 1618 in South Ouram, Yorkshire, England; died Unknown. She was the daughter of 2850. Matthew Mitchell and 2851. Susan Wood.

More About Abraham Pierson:
Burial: August 1678, Old Burying Ground, Newark, Union Co., New Jersey
Christening: September 22, 1611, Guisley, Yorkshire, England
     
Children of Abraham Pierson and Abigail Mitchell are:
  i.   Abraham Pierson, born Abt. 1640 in Lynn (now Essex Co.), Massachusetts Bay; died May 05, 1707 in Killingworth (now Clinton), New Haven (now Middlesex) Co., Connecticut; married Abigail Clarke; died Unknown.
  More About Abraham Pierson:
Burial: May 1707, Clinton Cemetery, Clinton, Middlesex Co., Connecticut

  712 ii.   Thomas Pierson, born Bet. 1642 - 1645; died Bet. 1698 - May 1701 in Newark, Union Co., New Jersey; married (1) Maria Harrison November 27, 1662 in Branford, New Haven Colony (now New Haven Co., Connecticut); married (2) Mary Brown Bet. 1674 - 1675 in New Jersey.
  iii.   Abigail Pierson, born 1643; died July 20, 1718 in New Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut; married John Davenport; died Unknown.
  iv.   Mary Pierson, born 1647; died Unknown.
  v.   Grace Pierson, born July 13, 1650 in Branford, New Haven Colony (now New Haven Co., Connecticut); died 1687 in Newark, Union Co., New Jersey; married Samuel Kittchell; died Unknown.
  vi.   Susannah Pierson, born December 10, 1652 in Branford, New Haven Colony (now New Haven Co., Connecticut); died January 04, 1705/06 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., Connecticut; married Jonathan Bell; died Unknown.
  vii.   Rebecca Pierson, born December 10, 1655 in Branford, New Haven Colony (now New Haven Co., Connecticut); died November 08, 1732 in Newark, Union Co., New Jersey; married Joseph Johnson; died Unknown.
  viii.   Theophilus Pierson, born March 15, 1658/59; died Abt. 1713; married Mary ?; died Unknown.
  ix.   Isaac Pierson, born 1661; died Unknown; married Elizabeth Hall September 02, 1685 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania; died Unknown.


      1426. John Browne, died Unknown. He married 1427. Mary Holmes.

      1427. Mary Holmes, died Unknown.
     
Child of John Browne and Mary Holmes is:
  713 i.   Mary Brown, born February 10, 1654/55 in Lynn, Essex Co., Massachusetts; died Unknown; married Thomas Pierson Bet. 1674 - 1675 in New Jersey.


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