New sketch: Early New England Families, 1641-1700

Graffito of a schooner in Barnstable’s Old Jail, built in the late 1600s. Image Credit: [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Alicia Crane William’s study project, Early New England Families, 1641-1700 focuses on immigrants to New England , using Torrey’s New England Marriages as a guide.

The newest sketch in this collection highlights Roger Goodspeed who was married in 1641 in Barnstable, Massachusetts to Alice Layton.  Roger came from Wingrave, England and died in Barnstable in 1685.  He and Alice had 7 children.

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