Maj Brian Pendleton

  • Birth 1599 Donhead St Andrew, Wiltshire Unitary Authority, Wiltshire, England
  • Death 5 Apr 1681 Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA
  • Burial Unknown
  • Memorial ID 57253424

Brian is the progenitor of the Stonington Pendleton family. He first settled in Watertown, Massachusetts. He was made freeman in Watertown September 3, 1634 and was Deputy for six years to the General Court. He moved to Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts where he helped settle the town. He then removed to Ipswich, Issex County, Massachusetts and was a member of the famous artillery company of Boston. He later removed to Strawberry Bank, Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire about 1651 and was Deputy there for 5 years. Even later he removed to Winter Harbor, Saco, Hancock County, Maine where he purchased 200 acres of land. Finally he was summoned back to organize a court in Portsmouth where he died. He was a very prominent civil and military man holding many offices and the highest rank of major.


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  • Created by: Gus Pendleton
  • Added: 17 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 57253424
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Maj Brian Pendleton (1599–5 Apr 1681), Find A Grave Memorial no. 57253424, ; Maintained by Gus Pendleton (contributor 47054338) Unknown.