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Edward Winslow
Birth: Oct. 18, 1595
Worcestershire, England
Death: May 8, 1655, Jamaica

Pilgrim leader. He sailed on the Mayflower and signed the Mayflower Compact in 1620. He traveled to England and other countries numerous times to acquire cattle and tools, enabling Plymouth to flourish while similar ventures failed. Winslow served on the governor's council and authored several books extolling New England, works that were instrumental in convincing European immigrants to relocate to America. He was Plymouth's Governor in 1633, 1636, and 1644. Winslow's portrait is the only contemporary likeness of a Mayflower Pilgrim, and has been a primary source for historians interested in Pilgrim clothing, hairstyles and other cultural questions. He died en route to Jamaica from the West Indies, where he had gone on behalf of England's Cromwell government to reclaim ships siezed by the Dutch. (bio by: Bill McKern) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Edward Winslow (1560 - 1620)
  Magdelene Oliver Winslow (1566 - ____)
 
 Spouses:
  Elizabeth Barker Winslow (____ - 1621)*
  Susanna Fuller Winslow (1595 - 1680)*
 
 Children:
  Josiah Winslow (1629 - 1680)*
  Elizabeth Winslow Corwin (1630 - 1698)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Magdalene Winslow Worden (____ - 1687)*
  Edward Winslow (1595 - 1655)
  Kenelm Winslow (1599 - 1672)*
  Josiah Winslow (1605 - 1674)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Body buried at sea
Specifically: between Hispaniola and Jamaica
 
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Originally Created by: Bill McKern
Record added: Jul 26, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15048246
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May the Lord bless you with a Merry Christmas Grandpa
- vl beck
 Added: Dec. 25, 2014
thank you for all you have done for the usa
- judy winslow
 Added: Nov. 29, 2014

- judy
 Added: Nov. 29, 2014
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