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Giggleswick Church of 1890

William Preston (son of Adamus John Preston and Isabel Braiswhett) was born January 23, 1590 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire, England, and died January 04, 1649 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut. He married Elizabeth Sale on October 11, 1613 in Chesham, Buckinghamshire, Enland, daughter of Edward Sale and Elizabeth Gifford.

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William PRESTON - bap. Jan. 28, 1590/1, Giggleswick, York, England; d.
1647, New Haven, New Haven Co., CT. Son of Adam PRESTON and Isabel
BRAITHWAITE. Churchwarden at Chesham in 1617. Embarked for New England
Sep. 19, 1635 in the Truelove with all living children except Edward
and Daniel, who came to New England earlier in the year. William
signed the fundamental agreement on Jun. 4, 1639 at New Haven, CT, and
took the oath of fidelity on Jul. 1, 1644. His will of Jul. 9, 1647
reads in part "I have an Estate in old-England... given by my father
to my Elder Brother and myself... Left in ye hands of... mr William
Lawson and Mr Wm Bankes to be kept in trust... in Yorkeshire in a
Towne called Gigleweke In Craven... to be divided amoungst the
children I had by my former wife, as Daniell Edward and John preston
and my daughter Elizabeth Sarah & Mary and to my wife...." William's
estate was inventoried "ye 30th day of ye 6th month 1647" (Aug. 30,
1647) at 65.15. Married first Oct. 11, 1613, Chesham, Buckingham,
England; and second 1634-1635 Mary (sometimes given as Mary SEABROOK).
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William PRESTON
Born: 28 Jan 1589/90
Baptised: 28 Nov 1590/1
Married: 1st 11 Oct 1613 in Giggleswick, York, England to Elizabeth
SALE (dau of Edward and Elizabeth GIFFORD SALE
2nd m Mary (dau of Robert SEABROOKE)
Died: 4 Jan 1649 in New Haven, Conn

Notes: While in Giggleswick, he was a church warden in 1617. On 19
came to Dorchester, MA, on the "Truelove" with his 2d wife and
four youngest children by his 1st wife. In his will he
mentioned the monetary assistance of his wife, Mary, in
bringing him and his children to America.

moved to New Haven. Signed the fundamental agreement
was a churchwarden

September 1635, William and Mary emigrated to America on the ship
"Truelove". The family located in Dorchester but moved to New Haven in
1639. Upon arriving, he received 27 acres in the first division and 28
acres in the second division. Another will was made and was dated 9
July 1647. William took the oath of fidelity 1 July 1644
7362. William Preston (Source: 'Families of Ancient New Navenz', Jacobus), born January 28, 1589/90 in Giggleswick Co., England; died July 09, 1647 in New Haven, New Haven Co., CT. He was the son of 14724. Adamus John Preston and 14725. Isabel Braithwhett. He married 7363. Elizabeth Sale October 11, 1613 in Chesham, Co. Bucks, England (Source: 'Preston Family' p. 1478).
7363. Elizabeth Sale, born June 08, 1590 in Chesham, Co. Bucks, England; died February 22, 1633/34 in Chesham, Co. Bucks, England. She was the daughter of 14726. Edward Sale and 14727. Elizabeth Gifford.

Notes for William Preston:
Residents of Yorkshire, England. Came to Mass. In the ship "Truelove in 1635. Settled in New Haven Colony.

More About William Preston:
Baptism: January 23, 1589/90, Giggleswick Co., England
Will: July 09, 1647
Will Proved: September 07, 1647

Children of William Preston and Elizabeth Sale are:
i. John Preston (Source: 'Preston Family' p. 1479), born Abt. 1617 in Chesham, Co. Bucks, England; died 1623 in Chesham, Co. Bucks, England.

More About John Preston:
Burial: November 18, 1623, Chesham, Co. Bucks, England

ii. Edward Preston (Source: 'Preston Family' p. 1479), born Abt. 1619 in Chesham, Co. Bucks, England; died 1699 in NH; married Margaret Hurst (Source: Allen Mallory, 1995).

Notes for Edward Preston:
LAWYER

More About Edward Preston:
Baptism: November 14, 1619, Chesham, Co. Bucks, England
Occupation: Lawyer

iii. William Preston (Source: 'Preston Family' p. 1479), born Abt. 1619 in Chesham, Co. Bucks, England; died 1633 in Chesham, Co. Bucks, England.

More About William Preston:
Baptism: October 05, 1614, Chesham, Co. Bucks, England
Burial: June 04, 1633, Chesham, Co. Bucks, England

iv. Daniel Preston (Source: 'Preston Family' p. 1479), born Abt. 1621 in Chesham, Co. Bucks, England; died November 10, 1707 in Dorchester, MA.
v. Elizabeth Preston (Source: 'Preston Family' p. 1479), born Abt. 1623 in Chesham, Co. Bucks, England; died August 29, 1693; married Joseph Alsop (Source: Allen Mallory, 1995).

More About Elizabeth Preston:
Baptism: January 18, 1622/23, Chesham, Co. Bucks, England

3681 vi. Sarah Jane Preston, born July 23, 1626 in Chesham, Co. Bucks, England; died Bef. 1690 in Elizabeth, Essex Co., NJ; married William Meeker, Sr. 1646 in New Haven, New Haven Co., CT.
vii. Mary Preston (Source: 'Preston Family' p. 1479), born Abt. 1629 in Chesham, Co. Bucks, England; married Peter Mallory 1648 (Source: Allen Mallory, 1995).

More About Mary Preston:
Baptism: December 13, 1629, Chesham, Co. Bucks, England

viii. John Preston (Source: 'Preston Family' p. 1479), born Abt. 1632 in Chesham, Co. Bucks, England; died in MA.

More About John Preston:
Baptism: March 04, 1631/32, Chesham, Co. Bucks, England

More About William Preston and Elizabeth Sale:
Marriage: October 11, 1613, Chesham, Buckinghamshire, Enland.

Children of William Preston and Elizabeth Sale are:
  1. +Sarah Preston, b. Abt. July 23, 1626, Chesham, Bucks County, England, d. date unknown.
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