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William White

Male 1591 - 1621  (29 years)

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  • Name William White 
    Born 10 Nov 1591 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Feb 1621  Plymouth Colony, New England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3113  Ramage | Rice Lines, Young Lines
    Last Modified 7 Jul 2013 

    Family Susanna Fuller,   b. 1577, Renenhall, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1680, Marshfield, Mass Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 103 years) 
    Married 11 Feb 1612  Leyden, Holland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    +1. Resolved White,   b. 1615, Leyden, Holland or England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft. 19 September 1687, Salem, Dorchester, Mass Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    +2. Peregrine White,   b. Nov 1620, On The Mayflower, Provincetown, Plymouth Colony, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1704, Marshfield, Plymouth Colony., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years)
    Last Modified 28 Mar 2011 
    Family ID F1127  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • MAYFLOWER INDEX # 37,837
      MAYFLOWER DESCENDANTS section on William White family by Ruth and
      Robert Sherman, officers of Mayflower Society and descendants of
      William. - - "Little is know about Pilgrim William White. Governor
      Bradford says that among the Mayflower passengers were 'Mr. William
      White and Susanna his wife and one son called Resolved, and one born
      a-shipboard called Peregrine, and two servants named William Holbeck
      and Edward Thompson.' In 1651, he added that 'Mr. White and his two
      servants died soon after their landing. His wife married with Mr.
      Winslow.... His two sons are married and Resolved hath five children,
      Peregrine two, all living. So their increase are seven."
      "William and Susanna White left England with son Resolved. At Cape
      Cod, on November 11, 1620 according to the old calendar, William was
      one of the forty-one signers of the Mayflower Compact. Two to three
      weeks later son Peregrine was born, the first English birth in Plymouth
      Colony. Susanna was widowed in February. She became the first colony
      bride in May, marrying Edward Winslow, a Mayflower passenger who had
      lost his wife a few weeks before. At least four children were born to
      Susanna and Edward."
      "About 1638, the Winslows with young Peregrine and Resolved White,
      moved to Green Harbor, now called Marshfield. Edward Winslow rose to
      prominence as Governor of Plymouth Colony, became Colony
      representative to England, and at last was persuaded to use his
      diplomatic skills for Oliver Cromwell, heading up a joint commission
      with the Dutch to award reparations for damage caused to Danish ships.
      Interesting though it may be to imagine Susanna sharing those years in
      London with him, hostess to officials from various governments, no
      evidence has been found to indicate that she accompanied her husband on
      any of his trips to England. One of the few extant documents mentioning
      her by name is a "bill of sale" in which 'Susanna Winslow wife of Mr.
      Edward Winslow of Marshfield and his Agent in this tyme of is Absence
      in England' sold for ten years the services of an Indian man. The
      agreement was dated 12 (11) 1647, that is 22 Jan. 1648 by our
      "Edward spent the last six years of is life in England. His will in 1654
      as a resident of London, leaves his land in New England to son Josiah "hee
      allowing to my wife a full third parte thereof for her life also." If
      Susanna were living in London at that time, it would have been natural to
      provide for her there as well."
      No further record of Susanna has been found. She must have died before
      1675 when her son Josiah Winslow made no proviso for her in his will,
      although he made bequests to numerous relatives and friends....Susanna
      (----)(White) Winslow was not the sister of Dr. Samuel Fuller as is often
      claimed. Samuel and Edward Fuller who came on the Mayflower were
      sons of Robert of Redenhall, England. Robert had no daughter Susanna."
      "For many years genealogists have assumed that Pilgrim William White
      spent his early married years in Holland, marrying at Leiden in 1612 and
      burying children there in 1615 and 1616. A critical examination of Leiden
      sources casts heavy doubt on this assumption.

      Fact 5: Desc. of John White of Wenham & Lancaster, MA Vol III by Almira White, c. 1905
      Fact 6: Mayflower Families Through Five Generations, Vol. 13, c1997, Mayflower Society