Oldham Family History

BREWSTER,  Jonathon

BREWSTER, Jonathon

Male 1593 - 1659  (65 years)

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  • Name BREWSTER, Jonathon 
    Born 12 Aug 1593  Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Military
    • Pequot War & Miles Standish Company
    Occupation
    • Ribbon Maker. Attorney
    Died 7 Aug 1659  Norwich/Preston, New London County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Brewster's Neck Cemetery, Preston, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Jonathon first settled in Duxbury, then Preston, Cconnecticut. He had a trading post for the Indians. He fought in the Pequot War and was in Miles Standish's Company in 1643. Jonathon came to America in 1621 on the Fortune. He had a ferry and shipping service from Connecticut to Virginia as well as an Indian trading post. He spoke fluent Dutch and talked of going back to England.

      His sons William and Jonathan Jr did go back. He was very active in the military and in politics in Duxbury, Massachusetts and Preston, Connecticut where they moved in 1649. He was deputy of General Court in Duxbury and Preston. His trading post was at Brewster's Neck.
    Person ID I13225  oldham
    Last Modified 22 Dec 2011 

    Father BREWSTER, William Jr.,   b. Jan 1567, Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1644, Plympton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Mother WENTWORTH, Mary,   b. Abt 1567,   d. 17 Apr 1627, Plympton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Family ID F4297  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family OLDHAM, Lucretia,   b. 14 Jan 1601, All Saint's Parish, Derby, Derbyshire, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1679, Norwich/Preston, New London County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 10 Apr 1624  Plympton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. BREWSTER, William,   b. 9 Mar 1625, Plympton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. England Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. BREWSTER, Mary,   b. 16 Apr 1627, Plympton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1698  (Age 70 years)
     3. BREWSTER, Jonathan Jr,   b. 17 Jul 1629, Plympton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. BREWSTER, Ruth,   b. 3 Oct 1631, Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1677, New London, New London County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
     5. BREWSTER, Benjamin,   b. 17 Nov 1633, Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1710, Norwich/Preston, New London County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     6. BREWSTER, Elizabeth,   b. 1 May 1637, Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1708, New London, New London County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     7. BREWSTER, Grace,   b. 1 Nov 1639, Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1684, New London, New London County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     8. BREWSTER, Hannah,   b. 3 Nov 1641, Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1691, New London, New London County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2013 
    Family ID F3983  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Aug 1593 - Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Apr 1624 - Plympton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Aug 1659 - Norwich/Preston, New London County, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Brewster's Neck Cemetery, Preston, New London, Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Miscellaneous
    Mayflower Society
    Mayflower Society

  • Sources 
    1. [S1224] Pat Searight.