John Washburn Jr.

BirthN. A.N. A.
Christening28 November 1621Bengeworth, Worcestershire, England
Marriage6 December 1645Plymouth, Plymouth Colony
Death12 November 1686Bridgewater, Plymouth Colony
BurialN. A.N. A.

Father: John Washburn Sr.

Mother: Margery Moore (about 1588-____)

Spouse: Elizabeth Mitchell

Children: John Washburn III, Thomas Washburn, Samuel Washburn, Joseph Washburn, Jonathan Washburn, Benjamin Washburn, Mary (Washburn) Kingsley (before 1662-1740), Elizabeth (Washburn) Hayward (____-1741/1742), Jane (Washburn) Orcutt (before 1672-before 1698), James Washburn and Sarah (Washburn) Ames (about 1675-1746)

Notes: John Washburn Jr. came to Boston with his mother and brother in "midsummer" 1635 on the Elizabeth and Anne.

John Jr. participated in the campaign against the Narragansett Indians in August 1645.

John Jr. and Elizabeth were among the original settlers in Bridgewater, Plymouth Colony. Six of the seven sons of John Jr. and Elizabeth left children, and many Washburns in America are descended from one of these six sons. Their daughters also left many descendants, and former President George Bush is a descendant of Mary (Washburn) Kingsley.

Sources: Bridgewater vital records, MF Cooke, MFIP Cooke, MF Chilton, Stratton, Mitchell and Demos

This page was last revised on December 17, 1998.

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