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View Tree for Richard MaxonRichard Maxon (b. 1602, d. Aug 20, 1643)

Richard Maxon (son of John Maxon and Unknown) was born 1602 in Blackmouth, England, and died Aug 20, 1643 in Pequoin Indian Massacre, Pelham Bay, Long Island, NY. He married Rebecca Marbury on Jan 02, 1627/28 in London, England.

 Includes NotesNotes for Richard Maxon:
Richard came to America on the ship, " Griffen" in 1634
In the ship`s manifest list:
William Hutchinson and his wife,Ann ( Marbury }
Hutchinson with ten children.
Richard Maxson and his wife,Rebecca { Marbury }
Maxson with two children.
Richard Scott and his wife, Catherine { Marbury }
Ann , Rebecca and Catherine were daughters of Rev. Frances Marbury and Bridget Dryden of London,England. The names above are of importance to the Maxson lineage. Naturally there were more aboard the ship but many did not survive the trip across the Alantic.
On Sept. 1643, Ann Hutchinson and five of her children were massacred by Pequot Indians at Pelham Bay, Long Island, New York. Ann`s youngest child, Susanna was taken captive . She was released four years later. Richard Maxson and his family escaped by small boat. Richard and son, Richard went back to try to help Ann and her children . They also were killed by the Indians. Rebecca and her remaining children rowed the boat to safety at Rhode Island.
See "Ann Hutchinson" in Encyclopedia

More About Richard Maxon and Rebecca Marbury:
Marriage: Jan 02, 1627/28, London, England.

Children of Richard Maxon and Rebecca Marbury are:
  1. +John Maxon, b. Mar 24, 1637/38, Portsmouth, Westerly Co., Rhode Island, d. date unknown.
  2. Richard Maxon, b. 1629, d. date unknown.
  3. Rebecca Maxon, b. 1630, d. date unknown.
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