|Birth: ||1601, England|
|Death: ||Mar. 25, 1673|
Alice, the wife of Lieut. Griffin Craft, was b. in England of unknown parents. She was "smitten with Apoplexie" on Mar. 24, 1672/3, d. at Roxbury, Mass. the following day on Mar 25, 1673, ∆ 73, and was buried the following day Mar. 26, 1673 [Roxbury Recs.]. Her death entry in the Roxbury records indicates that on the day she died she was 72 years old, and ∆tatis 73, b. on or after Mar. 25, 1601.
In circa 1628 in England, Alice m. Griffin Craft, purportedly b. May 21, 1600 of unknown parents. He d. at Roxbury, Mass. Oct 4, 1689, ∆ 90 [Roxbury Recs.]. They had six known children who are outlined in their father's memorial.
Alice and her husband Griffin arrived in New England in 1630 on one of the 17 ships that were part of the Winthrop Fleet that sailed in the early Spring of 1630 from ports along the southern and western shores of England. Some claim they were on the celebrated Mary & John, the first of the 17 ships to arrive on May 30, 1630 and landed at present-day Hull, Mass. However, most if not all of the Mary & John passengers settled at Cambridge, Mass.
Others claim they were passengers with Gov. John Winthrop on the flagship Arabella, which arrived at Salem, Mass. on June 12, 1630. Most of the passengers of the Arabella were the prominent and elite members of the passage who founded the Town of Boston and resided there.
As none of the 17 ships provided passenger lists, what ship the Craft's arrived on is unknown.
Griffin Craft (1600 - 1689)
Hannah Craft Wilson (1628 - 1692)*
John Crafts (1630 - 1685)*
Mary Craft Griggs (1632 - 1653)*
Abigail Craft Adams (1634 - 1707)*
Samuel Craft (1637 - 1690)*
Moses Craft (1639 - 1718)*
Created by: Don Blauvelt
Record added: Mar 24, 2010
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