Johnathan Brewster  25
- Born: 12 Aug 1593, Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, England
- Marriage: Lucretia Oldham  on 10 Apr 1624 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts
- Died: 7 Aug 1659, New London, Connecticut, American Colonies at age 65
- Buried: Brewster's Neck Cemetary, New London, Connecticut, American Colonies
Came on the ship Fortune, in Novbember 1621
New London County did not exist in 1659 in the state of Connecticut. It was not founded until 1666.
Elder Jonathan Brewster (August 12, 1593 \endash August 7, 1659) was an early American settler, the son and eldest child of elder William Brewster and his wife, Mary. Brewster had two younger sisters, Patience and Fear , and two younger brothers, Love and Wrestling along with an unnamed brother who died young.
Brewster was born in Scrooby , Nottinghamshire , on August 12, 1593. In around 1610, he accompanied his family to Leiden in Holland , where he married his first wife.Brewster did not join his family on the Mayflower in 1620, however. He stayed behind in Leiden instead with his wife, who died soon after, and their infant son, who also died. Brewster would have been 27 at the time. Brewster came to America on the ship Fortune in 1621.
On April 10, 1624 in Plymouth , Brewster married Lucretia Oldham, the daughter of William Oldham and Phillipa Sowter; her brother was Captain John Oldham , whose slaying led to the Pequot Indian war. Brewster and Oldham had eight children.
Brewster died on August 7, 1659 in New London, Connecticut , at the age of 55. He was buried in Brewster's Plain, Norwich, Connecticut.
Jonathan Brewster (August 12, 1593 - August 7, 1659) and Lucretia Oldham of Derby married on 10 April 1624 and had eight children:
William, born 9 March 1625
Mary Brewster, born 16 April 1627
Jonathan, born 17 July 1629
Ruth Brewster, born 3 October 1631
Benjamin Brewster (17 November 1633 - 14 September 1710)
Elizabeth Brewster, born 1 May 1637
Grace Brewster (1 November 1639 - 22 April 1684)
Hannah Brewster, born 3 November 1641
1. ^ <http://www.magma.ca/~mmackay/wc02/wc02_169.html>
2. ^ William Brewster, Pilgrim Father <http://www.scrooby.net/williamBrewsterPilgrimFather.php>
3. ^ Jonathan BREWSTER <http://home.earthlink.net/~djaness/d17.htm>
4. ^ BREWSTER Family Tree <http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Fields/5576/brewster.html>
Came to America in the ship "Fortune" November 9, 1621 to Cape Bradford one of the first prominent settlers at Duxbury. buried in Brewster's Neck, Preston, Connecticut.
John Adams: He married Ellen Newton in New Plymouth after her arrival in 1623.
William Basset: He was a member of the Leiden Separatist congregation. Elizabeth (wife)
William Beale: He died or left the colony between 1623 and 1627.
Jonathan Brewster: He was William and Mary's oldest son and a member of the Leiden Separatist congregation. He married Lucretia Oldham after her arrival in 1623.
Clement Briggs: He later moved to Weymouth.
Edward Bumpas: He moved to Duxbury and later Marshfield.
John Cannon: He died or left colony between 1623 and 1627.
William Conner: He died or left the colony between 1623 and 1627.
Robert Cushman: He was a member of the Leiden Separatist congregation. He returned to England on the Fortune and died in 1625. Thomas (son)
Philipe de la Noye: He was a nephew of Hester Cooke. He had been a member of the Leiden French Huguenot church and joined the Plymouth church.
Steven Deane: He stayed in Plymouth and married.
Thomas Flavell: His wife arrived in 1623 but the whole family died or left the colony between 1623 and 1627. ______ (son)
______ Ford (Martha's husband): He died between January 1621/2 and spring 1623. Martha (wife) She married Mayflower passenger Peter Browne in New Plymouth. Martha (daughter) John (son)
Robert Hickes: His wife and children arrived in 1623.
William Hilton: His wife and children arrived in 1623. The family left Plymouth between 1623 and 1627, settling in Northam (present-day Dover, N.H.).
Bennet Morgan: He returned to England in 1623 or 1624.
Thomas Morton (not the Thomas Morton of Merrymount): He died or left the colony between 1623 and 1627. His son Thomas arrived in 1623.
Austen Nicolas: He died or left the colony between 1623 and 1627.
William Palmer His wife came in 1623. William (son)
William Pitt: He died or left the colony between 1623 and 1627.
Thomas Prence: He married Patience Brewster after her arrival in 1623. He later served as assistant governor and governor of Plymouth Colony.
Moses Simonson: He was a member of the Leiden Separatist congregation and joined the church in Plymouth.
Hugh Statie: He died or left the colony between 1623 and 1627.
James Steward: He died or left the colony between 1623 and 1627.
William Tench: He left colony between 1623 and 1627. J
ohn Winslow: He was a brother of Mayflower passengers Edward and Gilbert. He married Mayflower passenger Mary Chilton in Plymouth.
William Wright: He stayed in Plymouth and married.
Noted events in his life were:
• Occupation. Surveyor (laid out highways)
Military commissioner in the Pequot War in 1637
Started a Ferry company
Johnathan married Lucretia Oldham  [MRIN: 551617964], daughter of William Oldham  and Philippa Sowter , on 10 Apr 1624 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts. (Lucretia Oldham  was born before 14 Jan 1599/00 in Derby, Derbyshire, England, christened on 14 Jan 1599/00 in All Saint's, Derby, Derbyshire, England, died on 4 Mar 1677/78 in New London, New London County, Connecticut, American Colonies and was buried in Brewster's Neck Cemetary, New London, Connecticut, American Colonies.)
Plymouth County did not exist in 1624 in the state of Massachusetts. It was not founded until 1685.