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William Coddington was born about 1601 (deposed aged "about seventy-six years" on 27 September 1677). Magistrate who came from Boston, Lincolnshire to Massachusetts Bay in 1630. He first settled in Boston; moved to Portsmouth RI in 1638, & Newport RI in 1639. He returned to England 1631 for two years, and, in 1648, for three years. Buried in Newport 6 November 1678.
He married: (1) By 1626 Mary _____; she died in Boston during the winter of 1630-1, and before 28 March 1631. They had two children (all at Boston, Lincolnshire): Micah & Samuel.
(2) Terling, Essex, 2 September 1631 Mary Moseley; she was admitted to Boston church as member #158, which would be before 6 August 1633 (see Anne Newgate, wife of JOHN NEWGATE); buried Newport 30 September 1647. They had 3 children: a Child who apparently died young, Mary, Bediah.
(3) By about 1650 Ann Brinley, born about 1628 (calculated from age at death); died Newport 9 May 1708, aged 80. (On 19 February 1673/4 Francis Brinley of Newport sold to William Mays land which was in part "bounded on the north by land of my sister Ann Coddington, on the west by land given to my cousin William Coddington." They had 8 children: William, Nathaniel, Mary Sanford, Thomas, John, Noah, Ann, & Ann Willett.
Source: Anderson's Winthrop Fleet.
William Coddington (1601 - 1678)
Created by: Linda Mac
Record added: Apr 15, 2009
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