Henry Kingman

Male 1594 - 1667


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  • Name  Henry Kingman 
    Born  1594  Frome, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  05 Jun 1667  Weymouth, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Henry Kingman, aged 40, Joane, his wife, aged 39, Edward Kingman, his son, aged 16, Joane his daughter, aged 11, Anne his daughter, aged 9, Thomas his son, aged 7, John his son, aged 2, and John Ford his servant aged 30 years, sailed from Weymouth in Dorsetshire on, or near 20 Mar. 1635 in Rev. Joseph Hull's Company, and arrived at Dorchester 7 Jun. 1635. (Register, 25:14.) He was made a freeman of the Mass Bay Colony, 3 Mar. 1635-36. (Ibid, 3:94.) Seven lots were granted to him at Weymouth, viz., twelve acres "in the Westerneck first given to John Whitmarsh," three acres "first given to George Allen," three "in the Esterneck," two "neere burying Iland," first given to Angell Hallard, and six acres in the Esterneck, first given to Samuel Butterworth. (Weymouth Land Grants, 68.) He was "lycensed to keepe the saide ferry at Waymothe" during the pleasure of the General Court 3 Mar. 1635-36, and was to take twopence apiece for transportation of people, 12 Mar. 1637-38. (Mass. Bay Colony Records, 1:165, 225.) He was licensed to keep a house of entertainment at Weymouth, 6 June, 1637. (Ibid, 199.) He was a deputy from Weymouth to the General Court 2 May, 1638, 27 May, 1652, and 26 May, 1657; and was one of a committee to lay out a highway from Weymouth to Dorchester, 25 Dec. 1648. William Richards, for 59 pounds, sold him his dwelling house and 20 acres in Weymouth, 12 May, 1648. A brief abstract of his will is as follows: "Henry Kingman of Waymoth, aged 74 yeares or thereabouts, being weake of boddy," made his will 24 May 1667, and it was proved 31 July, 1667. To his son Edward Kingman he gave his dwelling and 25 acres, and that meadow that was John Allin's and one acre "nearest to my house of that which was Mr. Jeners." To his son Thomas Kingman other lands and two acres "that was Mr. Jeners, also 25 acres "near and above Samuell White's house." To his son John Kingman lands "near his house," and a meadow "which was William Richards and lyeth near the Tyde mill," and half the common "that did belong to owld Brother Holbrook." To my daughter Holbrook 12 pounds. To my daughter Davis 10 pounds. To the five children of my daughter Barnard 10 pounds, the sons at 20 years of age, and the daughter at 18. Witnesses: Edward Sale and Thomas Dyer. Inventory taken 9 June, 1667, in which it states that Henry Kingman "de- ceased in Weymouth the 5th of the 4th month (June) 1667." (Register, 16: 226,227.) Edward Kingman, John Kingman, and Thomas Kingman, sons of the testator, accepted joint executorship, 31 July 1667. His wife Joane died at Weymouth 11 Apr. 1659. He was chosen a Townsman (selectman) of Weymouth 26 Nov. 1651.
    Person ID  I6085  Bryant
    Last Modified  1 Jan 2006 

    Family  Joanna,   b. 1596, Wales or England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1659, Weymouth, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1617  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Edward Kingman,   b. 1619, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1675
     2. Joanna Kingman,   b. 1624, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Aug 1697, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Anne Kingman,   b. 1626, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Thomas Kingman,   b. 1628, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 11 Apr 1705, Weymouth, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Bridget Kingman,   b. Est 1630, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1667
     6. John Kingman,   b. 1633, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1690, West Bridgewater, Plymouth Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Henry Kingman,   b. 1638, Weymouth, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1660
    Family ID  F412  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1594 - Frome, Dorset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1617 - England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 05 Jun 1667 - Weymouth, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S387] The Great Migration, Anderson, Robert Charles & George F. Sanborn, Melinde Lutz Sanborn, (New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts, 2005), p. 178-182.


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