Capt Christopher Hussey
Cenotaph

Capt Christopher Hussey

Birth
Dorking, Mole Valley District, Surrey, England
Death
6 Mar 1685 (aged 87)
Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA
Cenotaph
Nantucket, Nantucket County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID
10904506 View Source

Although the memorial marker here bears his name, Christopher is probably not buried on Nantucket. Although he was an early landowner here, others have noted that he is reportedly buried in Hampton, NH. The F.A.G. page for his grave there is ID# 15869597.

From user "flgrl": Born & baptized in Dorking, Surrey, England. Son of JOHN HUSSEY & Mary Wood. As a young man in Holland, he met Theodate Batchilder. Christopher,his new wife Theodate and her father & family Rev. Stephen Batchilder sailed for America in 1632 on the ship 'WILLIAM & FRANCIS'. Christopher was one of the first settlers of Hampton, New Hampshire. 1639, Christopher Hussey was made Justice of the Peace. He also held office of town clerk & was a deacon in the church. He was one of the original "purchasers" of Nantuckett. Christopher Hussey was also a Sea Captain [and first whaler to take a sperm whale -- G.D.]. Christopher Hussey was the father of 3 boys and 3 girls.∼Wife Theodate Bachiler, Children John, Mary, Stephen Hussey.

From user "Sandra Eaton": Maxwell History and Genealogy: Including the Allied Families of Alexander ... By Florence Amelia Wilson Houston, Laura Anna Cowan Blaine, Ella Dunn Mellette Christopher Hussey, of Hampton, served in the royal council from 1679-1685, Lieutenant in 1658, Capt in 1672, He was also a shipowner and master, commanded vessels in the East Indies trade. he drowned at Sea. His parents John Hussey of Berkshire d there, his mother Mary Wood Came to America and live with her son til her death in Hampton, Rockingham N.H. 16 Jun 1660.
Also from Sandra: he drowned at Sea. No prof of this , as the Hampton records show he was buried there 8 Mar 1686, and this record is supported by Coffin and Austin local historians, his first wife d in Hampton 20 Oct 1649, he m 2nd 9 Dec 1658 Ann wid of Jeffery Mingay, she d 24 Jun 1680.

This is a cenotaph. View burial and family links at High Street Cemetery.

Although the memorial marker here bears his name, Christopher is probably not buried on Nantucket. Although he was an early landowner here, others have noted that he is reportedly buried in Hampton, NH. The F.A.G. page for his grave there is ID# 15869597.

From user "flgrl": Born & baptized in Dorking, Surrey, England. Son of JOHN HUSSEY & Mary Wood. As a young man in Holland, he met Theodate Batchilder. Christopher,his new wife Theodate and her father & family Rev. Stephen Batchilder sailed for America in 1632 on the ship 'WILLIAM & FRANCIS'. Christopher was one of the first settlers of Hampton, New Hampshire. 1639, Christopher Hussey was made Justice of the Peace. He also held office of town clerk & was a deacon in the church. He was one of the original "purchasers" of Nantuckett. Christopher Hussey was also a Sea Captain [and first whaler to take a sperm whale -- G.D.]. Christopher Hussey was the father of 3 boys and 3 girls.∼Wife Theodate Bachiler, Children John, Mary, Stephen Hussey.

From user "Sandra Eaton": Maxwell History and Genealogy: Including the Allied Families of Alexander ... By Florence Amelia Wilson Houston, Laura Anna Cowan Blaine, Ella Dunn Mellette Christopher Hussey, of Hampton, served in the royal council from 1679-1685, Lieutenant in 1658, Capt in 1672, He was also a shipowner and master, commanded vessels in the East Indies trade. he drowned at Sea. His parents John Hussey of Berkshire d there, his mother Mary Wood Came to America and live with her son til her death in Hampton, Rockingham N.H. 16 Jun 1660.
Also from Sandra: he drowned at Sea. No prof of this , as the Hampton records show he was buried there 8 Mar 1686, and this record is supported by Coffin and Austin local historians, his first wife d in Hampton 20 Oct 1649, he m 2nd 9 Dec 1658 Ann wid of Jeffery Mingay, she d 24 Jun 1680.

This is a cenotaph. View burial and family links at High Street Cemetery.