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1764. Mary Wilson. Born ca 1570/1575 in England.7 Mary died in Welford, Berkshire in Jul 1613. Buried on 26 Jul 1613 in Welford, Berkshire.7
Mary married Rev. Thomas Sheafe, son of Thomas Sheafe (ca 1532-Sep 1604) & Mary Harman (1536-20 Nov 1609). Born ca 1562 in Cranbrook, Kent. Thomas was baptized in St. Dunstan’s, Cranbrook, on 10 Oct 1562.7 Thomas died in Wickham, Welford, Berkshire on 12 Dec 1639.7 Buried in St George’s Chapel, Windsor. Education: King’s College, Cambridge, B.A. 1585, M.A. 1588, D.D. 1595.57

“Thomas Sheafe was admitted to Cambridge in 1580, a Fellow of King’s College. He succeeded George Darrell as rector of Welford, Berks, Aug., 1597; was also beneficed at another place in the same county; and was installed Dean of Windsor, 29 March, 1614-15. He published ‘A Plea for Old Age’ (London, 1639); and died soon after, 12 Dec., 1639, and was buried in St. George’s Chapel, Windsor.
    “His will was proved 2 March, 1639-40: To son Grendall lands in Hungerford and Inkpen, co. Berks. Books at house at Windsor and Wickham, in Welford aforesaid, excepting book of Martyrs, etc., to wife. Son Grindall lease of house at Newbury, and £15 to bear the charge of degree of B.D. Son Thomas, cottage at Benenden, co. Kent. Daughter Dorothy Whitfield blankets, etc. Seven children, Edmund, Grindall, Edward, and daughters Whitfield, Westley, Norwood and Hesilrigge. Residue of estate equally to be divided. Sons Thomas and Edmund executors.”178

Thomas, vicar of Welford, Berkshire, 1597, and canon of Windsor from 1615 until his death.57
Their children include:
William Sheafe (Died young)
Dr. Thomas Sheafe (-7 Aug 1657)
Rev. Grindall Sheafe (ca 1602-28 Apr 1660)
1765. (infant son) Wilson.
1766. Elizabeth Wilson. Elizabeth died ca 1606.57

John and Elizabeth (Wilson) Somer had three children: Thomas, Mary, and Elizabeth.57
Ca 1601 Elizabeth married John Somer Jr.57

John, of St. Margaret’s, Cliffe, Kent. He m. 2nd 10 Aug 1607 Elizabeth Deering (bp. 27 Aug 1587, dau. of Anthony & Jane (Lambert) Deering).57
1767. Isabel Wilson.
Ca 1608 Isabel married Thomas Gibbs, son of John Gibbs & Mary Elham.57

Thomas, of Windsor, gent.57
1768. Dr. Edmund Wilson. Born ca 1583.57 Edmund died in Sep 1633. He died unmarried. Education: King’s College, Cambridge, M.D.

From Bartlett:57
    “Edmund, M.D., b. about 1583; matriculated at Merton College, Oxford, Mar. 3, 1597-8, aged 15, but left there and entered King’s College, Cambridge, the same year, where he obtained the degree of M.D.; incorporated at Oxford 1614; Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, Dec. 22, 1615; installed canon of Windsor, Dec. 18, 1616, but not becoming an ordained priest, was deprived of the office a year later; practiced his profession a few years at Windsor, but about 1621 removed to London, where he continued in practgice, and acquired a large estate, until his death in Sept., 1633, in the parish of St. Mary le Bow. He took a strong interest in the Purital colonization of New England, and gave to the Mass. Bay Company £1000, which was used for the purchase of military supplies. He died unmarried, and in his will gave bequests to a large number of relatives and friends. (Register, ante, vol. xiii, pp. 175-177; Monk’s ‘Roll of the Royal College of Physicians of London, pp. 157-8; Alumni Oxonicusis, vol. iv, p. 1645.)”
1769. (infant daughter) Wilson.
1770. William Wilson. Born in 1587.57 William died in 1610.57 William died unmarried. Buried in St. George’s Chapel, Windsor.
1771. Rev. John Wilson. Born ca Dec 1588 in Windsor, Berkshire.57 John died in Boston, MA on 7 Aug 1667.57 Buried in Kings Chapel Burying Ground, Boston. Education: King’s College, Cambridge 1610, MA 1613.

According to Savage,25 John attended “Eton school, went to the University of Cambridge in 1602, as Mather tells, much of whose story of his early days has apocryphal sound, there of Christ's College had his A. B. 1605-6, and A. M. 1609, as by me in the registry of the University seen, though Mather would have it Emanuel; and Farmer writes at King's, where, indeed, may, as the Magnalia tells, have been the adm. After serving as chaplain in several houses, he was inducted at Sudbury in the south border of County Suffolk; there contined ten or twelve years but disgusted with the worhsip of forms and vestments growing in the church he encouraged the colonization of the Massachusetts Bay, and came 1630, with the Gov. and Company bringiing the charter in the Arbella. His wife Elizabeth whose name is not distinct. read in Mather, though in his usual roundabout way he says, Magn. III. cap. 3, p. 42, that Wilson designed to marry a daught ‘of the lady Mansfield, widow of Sir John,’ remained in England probably with care of the church.”
    John “went back to Eng. and came again 1632, he brought [his wife] and son John, but the oldest son perhaps never was on this side of the ocean. The wife was sister of the wife of Robert Keayne, and her brother John with his family got over to Boston, two years later, in poverty; and tormented Keayne very much, if his will be good evidence as may, partly, be read in Geneal. Reg. VI. 156. He made a second voyage to Eng. 1634, and came again in the summer, of 1635, which led me [Savage] to mistake, formerly, the time of his wife’s coming, as she did not join our church before 20 Mar. 1636; whereas we see that this daughter Mary was baptized 8 Sept. 1633, unless the church record means a week later, the copy of town record certifies that she was born 12 Sept. He had requested admisson as freeman 19 Oct. 1630, and was sworn 3 July 1632, and died 7 Aug. 1667, and was buried on the Sunday following. Of the good desert of the first minister of Boston, abundant proof is found in the Magn. III. cap. 3, with some few lamentable characteristics of the author, perhaps little to be regarded in derogotory from the character of Wilson. Yet of one trait in him, the zeal for the glory of God, as exhib. at ‘Ill Newes from New England’ where the testimony of Obadiah Holmes, the bapt. confessor, is fully given we must regret that it surpassed the limits of self-respect, as well as common decency. Holmes tells after his sentence to imprisonm. and cruel scourg. ‘as I went from the Bar, I exprest myself in these words; I bless God I am count. worthy to suffer for the name of Jesus; whereupon John Wilson (their Pastor as they call him) strook me bef. the judgment-seat. and cursed me, saying, the curse of God or Jesus go with thee.’ For the imprecation upon the heretic lenity may be extended as we hope, by the final Judge, when he cometh in the clouds of heaven: but at the tribunal of gentlement the assault on a defenceless prisoner, even though convicted by his own confession of the crime of preaching what he thought truth, meets no indulgence. Graditude has always been express, for the found. of Boston church no doubt in some degree arising from the munificent contribribution of £1,000 by his brother William in England and the most judicious investment of part of that sum as in Col. Rec. I. 128 alluded to, and may by any minute antiquary be seen in 2 Mass. Hist. Coll. VIII. 228, all assisting in keeping active the generous emotion.”

From Joseph Gardner Bartlett’s article “Ancestry and descendants of Rev. John Wilson of Boston, Mass”:57
    “After four year’s preparation at Eton school, he was admitted to King’s College, Cambridge, in 1602. While at the University he became deeply interested in the theological discussions of the day, and under the influence of Rev. Richard Rogers of Wethersfield, and of the celebrated Rev. William ames, D.D., he soon became converted to the principles of the Puritans. His nonconformity resulted in his being obliged to leave the University for a time, and he entered one of the Inns of Court to study for the legal profession; but his disposition for the ministry continuing, by the father’s influence he was returned to the University, where, at Christ College, he obtained the degree of B.A. in 1606, and M.A. in 1609.
    “After preaching for a short time at Newport, Mortlake, henley, and other places, he lived for some years as chaplain in several honorable families. Then, for three years, he preached at Bumstead, Stoke, Clare, and Candish, all in co. Suffolk, until about 1620, whe he succeeded the Rev. William Jenkins at Sudbury, co. Suffolk, where he officiated some ten years with great acceptance to his parishioners. Being here persecuted and frequently suspended, for his non-conformity, he encouraged and supported the colonization of the Massachusetts Bay, and joined the first emigration, eoming to New England in the Spring of 1630, in the Arbella, with Gov. Winthrop, leaving his wife an children in England. Soon after the arrival of the company, the First Church of Boston was organized, on Jul 30, 1630, John Wilson being installed as teacher. After laboring for nearly a year, and filling an important part in establishing the colony on a permanently prosperous basis, he went back to England in Apr., 1631, returning to Boston in May, 1632, with his wife, son John, and daughter Elizabeth. A few months after his return, he was installed as pastor of the church, on Nov. 23, 1632, being succeeded as teacher by the celebrated Rev. John Cotton.
    “In the autumn of 1631, Mr. Wilson made another voyage to England, to settle the estate of his brother Edmund, but returned to Boston in Oct. 1635, and continuted as pastor for thirty-five years, until his death, Aug. 7, 1667, being associated, after Mr. Cotton’s death in 1652, with Rev. John Norton as teacher. During his ministry, he frequently made visits to the Indian settlements with Rev. John Eliot, the ‘Apostle,’ and labored as a missionary to the savages.
    “Many contemporary writers and records bear witness to the high esteem and veneration in which Rev. John Wilson was held. While not endowed with as brilliant talents as the Rev. John Cotton, he was, nevertheless, a devout, learned, zealous, and able man, and his sympathetic nature, kindness of heart, and generosity to the needy, greatly endeared him to his parishoners. Of his character, Cotton Mather says: ‘If the picture of this good and therein great man were to be exactly give, great zeal with great love would be the two principal strokes that joined with orthodoxy should make up his portraiture.’ His zeal in the ‘orthodoxy’ of his religious views, however, was carried to intolerance and bigotry, as was commonly the case in that period of strenuous religious opinions. His portrait in oil is in the possession of the Massachusetts Historical Society.
    “Among his published works were: ‘Some Helps to Faith’ (London, 1625); ‘Famous Deliverances of the English Nation,’ a poem (London, 1626); a Latin poem to the memory of Rev. John Harvard; and a tract, ‘The Day Breaking if not the Sun Rising, of the Gospel with the Indians in New England’ (1647).
    “Mr. Wilson’s house and garden in Boston were situated on the north-west corner of the present State and Devonshire streets. Portions of this property he disposed of during his lifetime, and the remainder he deeded to his son John and daughter Mary Danforth, on May 31, 1667. (Suffolk Co. Deeds, vol. v., fol. 233.) They sold it to Hezekiah Usher, on July 2, 1668, for £433.7.0. (Ibid, vol. x. fol. 98.) On Apr. 1, 1634, Mr. Wilson was granted two hundred acres at ‘Mystic’ by the General Court (Mass. Colony Records, vol. i, p. 114),, and this farm, covering what is now the Wellington districtg of Medford, he sold to Thomas Blanchard, on Feb. 12, 1650-1. (Suffolk Co. Deeds, vol. i, fol. 223). On Dec. 8, 1634, he was given a grant of land at Braintree, by the town of Boston, on condition that he would relinquish to the town the grant at ‘Mastic’ by the General Court: but as he was obliged to go to considerable expe4nse to secure a clear title, it was voted on Dec. 4, 1635, that he be allowed the Braintree grant in addition to the Mystic grant. (Boston Town Records, Record Commisioners’ Report, vol. ii, p. 2, 6.) This Braintree grant, comprising some 750 acres, was over half a mile wide, and located on both sides of the present line of the Old Colony Rail Road, and extended from the vicinity of Squantum street in Wollaston southward to beyond Adams street in Quincy. This farm (which was rented to Alexander Marsh, Thomas Faxon, and others, for many years), Mr. Wilson gave by deed, on May 31, 1667, to his son John and daughter Mary Danforth. (Suffolk Co. Deeds, vol. v, fol. 233.) They divided the property in 1687, Rev. John Wilson, Jr., taking the southern portion, and his sister the northern part. (Suffolk Co. Deeds, vol. xxvi, fol. 8.) The southern portion was occupied by Dr. John Wilson (son of Rev. John of Medfield, and grandson of Rev. John of Boston) from 1692 until his death in 1728, and a small part of it continued in the possession of his lineal male descendants until the death of his grandon Dr. John Wilson of Sherborn in 1756. (Suffolk Co. Deeds, vol. cvi, fol. 187.)
    “In 1637, Rev. John Wilson went as chaplain in the expedition against the Pequot Indians, and for this service received a grant of one thousand acres from the General Court, on June 6, 1639. (Mass. Colony Records, vol. i, p. 263.) After several changes, this grant was finally located, on Oct. 16, 1660, on both sides of the Souhegan River, in the present towns of Amherst and Merrimack, N.H. (Mass. Colony Records, vol. iv, p. 412); and on Dec. 3, 1660, was sold by Mr. Wilson to simon Lynde of Boston (Suffolk Co. Deeds, vol. iii, fol. 449).
    “His will, dated May 31, 1667, names wife Elizabeth deceased; grandson John Wilson, Jr., under age, and grand-daughter Bridget wife of Nicholas Prideaux, merchant, of Barbadoes, children of his deceased son Dr. Edmund Wilson of London; son Rev. John of Medfield; daughter Mary wife of Rev. Samuel Danforth of Roxbury; Sarah, Elizabeth, John, and Susanna, children of son John; John, Mary, Elizabeth, and Samuel, children of daughter mary Danforth; cousin (i.e. nephew) Edward Rawson; brother (in-law) John Mansfield; cousin Mrs. Sarah Higginson; cousin Benjamin Briscoe; and cousin William Smith (Suffolk Co. Probate, vol. vi, fol. 1; and Register, ante, vol. xvvii, p. 343.) The total inventory was £1718.14.6, and the Braintree farm being valued at £1300.”
Ca 1616 John married Elizabeth Mansfield (5355) , daughter of John Mansfield (2089) (1551 to 1553-ca Jul 1601) & Elizabeth (-Feb 1633/4). Born ca 1592 in Oxfordshire. Elizabeth was baptized in Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire, on 3 Dec 1592.75 Elizabeth died in Boston, MA ca 1658.16 Buried in Kings Chapel Burying Ground, Boston.

Elizabeth came to New England in 1632, two years after her husband.75
Their children include:
Dr. Edmund Wilson (ca 1617-17 Aug 1657)
Rev. John Wilson (ca 1624-23 Aug 1691)
Elizabeth Wilson (ca 1630-Feb 1650/1)
Mary Wilson (12 Sep 1633-13 Sep 1713)
1772. Rev. Thomas Wilson. Born in 1591.57 Education: Christ Church, Oxford, B.A. 1611, M.A. 1614.57

From Bartlett:57
    “Rev. Thomas, D.D., b. in 1591; educated at Christ Church, Oxford, B.A. 1611, M.A. 1614; Fellow of Medton college, B.D. 1622; D.D. of Cambridge 1625; incorporated at Oxford, 1645; rector of Pagelsham, 1625, Winbish, 1626, and Debden, 1629 (all in co. Essex); canon of St. Paul’s and of Westminster Cathedrals, london, 1625-1660. (alumni Oxoniensis, vol. iv. p. 1657.)’
In 1617 Thomas married Anne.57
Their children include:
Rev. Grindall Wilson (ca 1633-1715)
1773. Margaret Wilson. Born in 1593 in London, England. Margaret died 1 Jan 1627/8.
Ca 1612 Margaret first married David Rawson (1659) , son of Edward Rawson (668) (ca 1555-16 Feb 1603 and 4 May 1604) & Bridget Warde.57 Born ca 1587 in Colinbrook, Langleymarsh, Buckinghamshire. David died in London, England ca 1617.

David, merchant of London.57 David’s will was dated 15 Jun 1616, proved 25 Feb 1618.

Will: David Rawson, Citizen and merchant tailor of London, a most unworthy servant of Jesus Christ, 15 June, 1616, proved by his widow Margaret Rawson, 25 February, 1617. My goods, &c, shall be divided into three equal and just parts and portions according to the laudable custom of this honorable city of London. One of the three parts to Margaret Rawson, my loving and well beloved wife. One other part to William and Edward Rawson, and such other child or children as I shall hereafter have or as my wife shall be with child withall at the time of my decease, to be equally divided amongst them all, part and part alike. The third part I reserve towards the payment of legacies, gifts, and bequests, &c. To William Rawson, my eldest son, a double gilt salt and a standing cup with a cover, double gilt, and half a dozen of Postle spoons and two double gilt spoons, and a silver porringer, a silver spoon and a silver bowl. To Edward Rawson, my son, a great standing bowl, double gilt, and six spoons, and two double gilt spoons, "which was given him by those which were his witnesses at his christening," and a silver bowl. All the rest of the plate to my wife. To the relief of the poor of the town of Colbrooke, in the County of Buckingham, where I was born, the sum of five pounds of lawful money of England, to be paid within one year next after my decease. To John Emery, son of John Emerie of Colbrooke, dark, deceased, five pounds, to be paid him on the day when he shall be made a freeman of the City of London. To William Fenner, a poor scholar in Pembroke Hall in Cambridge, five pounds within three years after my decease. To David Anngell, my godson, five pounds at the age of twenty one years. To John Nayle, the son of Nicholas Nayle, of Iver, in the County of Buckingham, five pounds on the day he shall be made a freeman of the City of London, if he take good courses. To the poor people at my funeral the sum of forty shillings. To [29] John Anngell, clothworker, forty pounds, and to Alexander Dubber, clothworker, forty shillings, which I will shall be deducted out of such money as he shall owe me at the time of my decease (if any be). Item, I give unto my godson, Edward Rawson, the son of my brother, Henry Rawson, the sum of ten pounds to be paid him at his age of twenty one years.
    I give and bequeath to my dear mother, Bridgett Woodward, the sum of ten pounds, which I desire her to give to Mr. Winge and Mr. Foxe, forty shillings a piece, if she so please. To my sister-in-law, Jane Rawson, the sum of forty shillings to make her a ring, and to my sister-in-law, Isabel Gibbs, the like sum of forty shillings to make her a ring, and to my sister-in-law, Elizabeth Wilson, the like sum of forty shillings to make her a ring; which said four legacies so given to my mother and three sisters I will shall be paid within one year next after my decease. Item, I do give and bequeath to my brother-in-law, Thomas Wilson, the sum of five pounds, to be paid within one year, &c., and to Andrew Warde, son of my uncle, Ralphe Warde, the sum of five pounds, to be paid him at his age of twenty one; and to my uncle, John Warde, the sum of forty shillings, if he be living at my decease. To my master, Mr. Nathaniel Weston, the sum of forty shillings to make a ring, and I desire him to be assisting to my executrix to help get in my debts. To Isabel Sheafe, three pounds to be bestowed in a piece of plate and given her at her age of twenty one years or at the day of her marriage, which ever shall first happen. To my son, Edward Rawson, over and above his said part, the sum of one hundred pounds; and to my apprentice, Matthew Hunte, the sum of six pounds thirteen shillings and four pence, to be paid to him on the day he shall be made a freeman of the City of London ; and to William Beard and John Sanford, my apprentices, (the like sums on the like conditions). If all my children die the portions shall remain & come to Alexander Rawson, the eldest son of my said brother Henry Rawson, (if he be then living) : but if he die then to John Rawson and Edward Rawson, two other of the children of my said brother, &c., equally. The Residue to wife Margaret and son William. I constitute my loving friends, Mr. Thomas Woodward of Lincoln's Inn, in the [30] County of Middlesex, Esq., my father-in-law, my brother, Henry Rawson, and Edmond Wilson, Doctor of Physic, and John Wilson, Master of Arts, my brothers-in-law, oversears, and give them five pounds apiece. If wife should die then the above to be executors during the minority of my said sons William and Edward. Witnessed by John Wilkinson and Arthur Viger ser.

    In a codicil made 27 November, 1617, he bequeaths to daughter Dorothy Rawson besides her (child's) portion the sum of one hundred pounds at her age of twenty one or day of marriage ; to sister Anne Wilson, the wife of brother Thomas Wilson, the sum of forty shillings ; to Uncle John Warde the sum of seven pounds thirteen shillings and four pence and some of my cast apparell; to my cousin, Elizabeth Glover, the sum of twenty shillings; to cousin Jane Lawrence twenty shillings; to Isabel Cave twenty shillings; to Aunt Fenner ten shillings; to Mr. Frogmorton forty shillings; to Mr. Houlte twenty shillings; to Mrs. Jane Bartlett ten shillings; to Mrs. Martin of Windsor ten shillings; to cousin Dorothy Sheafe a piece of plate of fifty three shillings price; all these legacies to be paid within one year and a half next after my decease by my executrix. Codicil witnessed by John Wilkinson and John Hill. (Vol. 38, page 309, N. E. Hist, and Gen. Register.)
Their children include:
William Rawson (bef 1615-)
Edward Rawson (16 Apr 1615-27 Aug 1693)
Dorothy Rawson (ca 1617-)
Margaret second married William Taylor. William died in 1651.57

William, merchant of London. Margaret was William’s second wife.57
1774. (infant son) Wilson.
1775. (infant daughter) Wilson.
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