Elder William Colbron

Male Abt 1605 - 1662  (~ 57 years)


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  • Name William Colbron 
    Title Elder 
    Born Abt 1605  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Aug 1662  Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • William, then of Brentwood,England paid L25 into the stock of the
      Massachusetts Bay Company; receipt dated 08 May 1629. He came to New
      England with his young family, in 1630, with the Govenor Winthrop's
      Fleet. In the list of church members he stands "No.9", and was chosen
      the first year a Deacon on the death of William Gager(20Sept1630), and
      after ruled Elder. William applied for freeman 19 Oct 1630 and on the
      18th of May 1631, he was finally administred as he had sworn his
      identity being proven by prefix of respect, though Mr. Secr. changed
      his spelling, as was reported in 1635. In 1637, though he was guilty
      of supporting opinions of Wheelwright[IT:(Rev. John Wheelwright,
      joined with his sister-in-law, Mrs. Ann Hutchinson, in advancing views
      which were regarded erroneous and seditious by most of the clergy and
      rulers; after much controversy was disbanded 02 Sep 1637, upon making
      and apology for "inconsiderate" words at the time of the controversy.
      Ann Hutchinson was banished to Rhode Island, and was later killed by
      Indians after she migrated westward):IT], William was neither disarmed
      nor disfranchised, and even permitted to continue as Selectmen. In
      1658, William petitioned for a proper grant of land, and received 300
      acres.[CI:228:?4:CI]
    Person ID I4446  OurNorthernRoots | Andrew Burdett Ancestry
    Last Modified 30 Oct 2011 

    Children 
    +1. Mary Colbron,   b. 1625,   d. 1697  (Age 72 years)
    Family ID F10045  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1605 - England Link to Google Earth
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