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Richard Bonython
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Birth: Apr. 3, 1580
Cornwall, England
Death: Jun. 29, 1654
York County
Maine, USA

Baptized at St. Columb Major, Cornwall, 8 Apr 1580, son of John & Eleanor (Myleinton) Bonython. Magistrate from St. Breage, Cornwall, who came to Massachusetts Bay in 1635 & settled in Saco ME. Died before 29 Jun 1654 (when "Mr. Richard Foxwell & Mr. Comings [were] plaintiffs in an action of trespass upon the case for pulling down their house & laying claim to their lands, contra Mr. John Bonighton defendant.")
Married by about 1607, Lucretia Leigh, daughter of William & Phillippa (Prest) Leigh of St. Thomas by Launceston, Cornwall.
Richard Bonython & THOMAS LEWIS had formed a close association some years before either had arrived in New England.
Apparently brother of Jane (Bonython) Bancroft, wife of John Bancroft of Southampton, Long Island. 
Family links: 
  Lucretia Leigh Bonython
Created by: Linda Mac
Record added: Jun 17, 2009
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