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Rev John Maverick

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Rev John Maverick

  • Birth 28 Dec 1578 Awliscombe, East Devon District, Devon, England
  • Death 3 Feb 1636 Dorchester, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial Unknown
  • Memorial ID 35481316

John Maverick was baptized at Awliscombe, Co.Devonshire on Dec 28,1578, the son of Peter and Dorothy (Tucke) Maverick alias Bull. John Maverick received a B.A. (1599) and an M.A. (1603) from Exeter College, Oxford. He was ordained a priest in 1597 at Exeter, Devonshire. After serving as rector for fourteen years (1615-1629) in the West Country, at Beaworthy in Devonshire, John Maverick resigned in order to sail to New England. John came from Beaworthy, Devonshire to Massachusetts Bay in 1630 on the "Mary and John", being selected as one of two ministers to come to New England aboard the ship, and he and his family settled in Dorchester,MA.

He died in Dorchester 3 February 1635[/6] ("Mr. John Maverick, teacher of the church of Dorchester, died, being near sixty years of age. He was a [blank] man of a very humble spirit, and faithful in furthering the work of the Lord here, both in the churches and civil state."

He married Mary Gye in Ilsington, Co.Devonshire on Oct 28,1600.


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  • Maintained by: Kevin Avery
  • Originally Created by: Linda Mac
  • Added: 3 Apr 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 35481316
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev John Maverick (28 Dec 1578–3 Feb 1636), Find A Grave Memorial no. 35481316, ; Maintained by Kevin Avery (contributor 47024642) Unknown.