Massachusetts Bay and Plymouth Colonies

One of the original English settlements in present-day Massachusetts, settled in 1630 by a group of about Puritan refugees from England under Governor John Winthrop. In 1629 the Massachusetts Bay.

It is not known if my 10th Great Grandfather, John Russell(1585-1676), sailed to the United States prior to his son William Russell or at the same time.  He is listed as a Freeman of Massachusetts Bay in 1636.  It is said that New Bedford, Massachusetts is named after his family in England, the Dukes of Bedford.  He and his family are the first of my ancestors to arrive in the United States.

The Winthrop Society: Descendants of the First Families of Massachusetts Bay.Ancestor Henry Collins and wife Anne Riall, children Henry,Jr, John and Margery sailed on the ship Abigail from London to Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1635

Ruth of Boston: A Story of the Massachusetts Bay Colony by James Otis

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Mary Barrett Dyer was an English Puritan turned Quaker who was hanged in Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony (now in present-day Massachusetts), for repeatedly defying a Puritan law banning Quakers from the colony. She is one of the four executed Quakers known as the Boston martyrs.

Mary Barrett Dyer was an English Puritan turned Quaker who was hung in Boston for repeatedly defying a Puritan law banning Quakers from the colony. She is one of the four executed Quakers known as the Boston martyrs.

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“Anne Hutchinson Preaching in Her House in Boston,” illustration published in Harper’s Monthly, circa February 1901

Get a FREE copy of “The Mayflower Compact”. The Mayflower Compact, signed by 41 English colonists on the ship Mayflower on November 11, 1620, was the first written framework of government established in what is now the United States. The compact remained in effect until Plymouth was incorporated into the short-lived Dominion of New England in 1686 and subsequently absorbed into the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1691.

Get a FREE copy of “The Founding of a Nation; The Story of the Pilgrim Fathers - Volume Two” by Frank M. Gregg This story is a narrative-history of the

Hingham was incorporated and recorded as the twelfth town in the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1635.

Hingham was incorporated and recorded as the twelfth town in the Massachusetts Bay Colony in

13 Colonies Religion Map The Massachusetts Bay Colony

13 Colonies Religion Map The Massachusetts Bay Colony

The original Massachusetts Bay Colony seal

History of the Massachusetts Bay Colony

Seal of Massachusetts Bay Colony - Indian stands saying to Puritans "come over and help us. " The Puritans sought to convert the Indians to Christianity

Founder Of Massachusetts Bay Colony | The Founders of the Massachusetts Bay Colony by Sarah Saunders Smith ...

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Massachusetts Bay Colony | ... shilling of Massachusetts Bay Colony, Boston (Mass.), 1675. 2011.21.5

American Numismatic Society: Silver shilling of Massachusetts Bay Colony, Boston (Mass.

Boston martyrs - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Quote: Yea, and joyfully I go. - Mary Dyer Image: “The Quaker Mary Dyer led to execution on Boston Common, 1 June century, artist unknown.

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