Genealogy: Ancestors and Descendants of John Sanders, Fort Covington, N.Y.

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Books on Demand, 1922 - 38 pages

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Page 8 - Came into our harbor two ships of Mr. Weston's, the Charity, 100 tons; the Swan, 30 tons; with letters of April 10, and fifty or sixty men, sent at his own charge, under Capt. John Sanders, overseer, to settle a plantation in the Massachusetts bay, for which he has procured a patent.
Page 8 - Swan of thirty, with his letter of April 10, and fifty or sixty men, sent at his own charge, to settle a plantation for him in the Massachusetts Bay, for which he had procured a patent, they sailed from London about the last of April, the Charity, the bigger ship, leaves them, having many passengers to carry to Virginia. We allow this people housing, and many being sick, they have the best...
Page 15 - ... was living on the south side of Taylor's river. He was a millwright by trade and a mill owner (Chapter xxxi) ; but he was also a prominent man in the town and province. He was twice chosen a commissioner to settle the Salisbury line; was selectman, two years ; assistant of the Inferior Court ; a justice of the Court of Sessions ; councillor from 1685 to 1689, and again from 1692 to 1698 ; and Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas, 1697-8. At the council board and on the bench his influence...
Page 15 - Councillor, Judge, born as early as 1620, was of Hampton within a few years after the first settlement of the town ; for in May, 1644, certain lands were granted to him in exchange for other lands, then in his possession. He bought the house-lot first granted to Arthur Clarke (on the...
Page 8 - Captain Sanders and Company arrived at Southampton." Thus ended the disaster of the Weymouth Plantation. Captain John Sanders seems to have been undaunted by his failure in 1623, to establish the Weymouth Colony. During the following five or six years, he made several voyages to the Mass. Bay Colony, generally in command of his ship.
Page 8 - While there he married Hester Rolfe. The Custom House at Southampton records : John Rolfe, aged fifty, of Melchit Park, Wilts, with wife Ann, and daughter Hester, wife of John Sanders, took passage to the Colonies. John Sanders, on this trip brought his sister SARAH, who soon...
Page 15 - Counsill until by age he layd downe that place but A Justice till he died which was the 5 August, 1700.
Page 9 - John1 Sanders was appointed surveyor of the grant. Salisbury and Hampton were joined to the jurisdiction of Ipswich — each of them to send a grand juryman once a year to Ipswich.
Page 8 - The colony settled at Weymouth in the fall of the year. After suffering privation and hardships, their enterprise was abandoned, and in the Colonial Records of London, under date of May 23, 1623, we read: "Captain Sanders and Company arrived at Southampton.
Page 19 - Amesbury in 1689; was a soldier in King Philip's war; was in the "Falls Fight

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