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Mary Freeborn Weaver

Birth
Maldon District, Essex, England
Death 1664 (aged 36–37)
Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island, USA
Burial Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island, USA
Memorial ID 68002372 · View Source
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Married Sgt. Clement Weaver in 1645-Rhode Island.

At the age of 7, Mary Freeborn left England for America with her parents, William age 40 and Mary Wilson Freeborn age 33, and sister Sarah age 2. They sailed on the Francis leaving Ipwich, Suffolk, England and arrived in Boston in April 1634. {From the book, The Planters of the Commonwealth, by Charles Edward Banks, 1967 p.122}

The family settled in Roxbury, Massachusetts in the Batisford Manor. Mary died in 1664, but her parents and sister perished within 2 weeks of each other in the Spring of 1670. Possibly they suscumbed to an epidemic. Sarah died April 23, 1670.. William Freeborn died April 28, 1670.. Mary Wilson Freeborn died May 3, 1670.
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At the age of 7, Mary Freebourne left England for America with her parents, William Ffrebourne, age 40 and wife Mary (no maiden name) Freebourne, age 33, and sister Sarah age 2. (Her father, William, had sold the family home (Batisford Manor, at Witham (now the Hamlet of Newland), Essex, England in Dec 1633). They sailed on the ship 'Francis' leaving Ipwich, Suffolk, England on 30 April 1634 and arrived at Boston a short time later (probably in May) in the same year. {From the book, The Planters of the Commonwealth, by Charles Edward Banks, 1967 p.122. Also, http://www.packrat-pro.com/ships/francis.htm}

The family settled in Roxbury, Massachusetts for a short time before being disarmed and banished for being followers of Rev Wheelright and Mrs Hutchinson. They moved with that congregation to establish Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island.

On March 6 1664 Mary Weaver exchanged 20 acres of land, in Portsmouth, with her brother Gideon Freeborn. Her father William Freeborn had given her the property to "use of herself and children"; signed by Mary Weaver, Clement Weaver, Sr., Clement Weaver, Jr., William Weaver and John Weaver

Mary died sometime after that March 6, 1664, exchange.
Her parents and sister perished within 2 weeks of each other in the Spring of 1670. Possibly they suscumbed to a local "epidemic". Sarah died April 23, 1670. Her father William Freeborn died 5 days later, on April 28, 1670. Her mother Mary Freeborn died 6 days after her husband, on May 3, 1670. "


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  • Maintained by: Donna Webster
  • Originally Created by: Superkentman
  • Added: 6 Apr 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 68002372
  • Donna Webster
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Freeborn Weaver (1627–1664), Find A Grave Memorial no. 68002372, citing Friends Cemetery, Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island, USA ; Maintained by Donna Webster (contributor 46525461) .