Governor Thomas Dudley, First Govenor Of Massachusetts Bay Colony

Male 1576 - 1653  (76 years)


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  • Name Thomas Dudley 
    Title Governor 
    Suffix First Govenor Of Massachusetts Bay Colony 
    Born 12 Oct 1576  Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 12 Oct 1576  Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Affiliation Dudley married Dorothy Yorke in 1603, and with her had five children. Dudley married his second wife, the widow Katherine (Deighton) Hackburne, descendant of the noble Berkeley, Lygon and Beauchamp families,[70] in 1644. She is also a direct descendant of eleven of the twenty-five barons who acted as sureties for John Lackland on the Magna Carta.They had three children, Deborah, Joseph, and Paul. 
    Arrival 12 Jun 1630  Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Ship: Arabella 
    Cambridge Historical Account Thomas Dudley was born in Northamptonshire, England, and baptized in St. Andrew\'s church, Yardley, Hastings, on October 12, 1576, the only son of Capt. Roger Dudley and Susanna Thorne. 
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    Dudley, Thomas Born 1576

     
    Title Of Nobility Honorable, Governor 
    Title Of Nobility Mayor 
    WebAddress https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Dudley 
    Family Search ID 9SVT-FBV 
    Occupation 2nd Governor of Massachusetts 
    Will 28 May 1653  Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 31 Jul 1653  Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 31 Jul 1653  Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5551  Presidents and Royalty
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2021 

    Father Capt Roger Sutton Dudley,   b. 1552, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1588, Unknown Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 35 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Susanna Thorne,   b. Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1588, Northampton, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F3842  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mrs. Dorothy Yorke,   b. 25 Apr 1582, Cotton End, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1643, Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 25 Apr 1603  Hardingstone, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Anne Dudley  [natural]
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2021 
    Family ID F3841  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Oct 1576 - Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 12 Oct 1576 - Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Apr 1603 - Hardingstone, Northamptonshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsArrival - Ship: Arabella - 12 Jun 1630 - Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 28 May 1653 - Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Jul 1653 - Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 31 Jul 1653 - Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
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