Friday, October 16, 2009

The John Chipman Family- US 1631- Current

1631 Friendship
**Connected to the William Crocker Family at Eleazer Crocker b. 21 July 1650**
**Connected to the John Howland Family at John Howland b. abt. 1602**
**Underlined names are linked to their connecting pages**

First Generation
John Chipman b. abt 1614 at Bryans Piddle, England; m (1) Hope Howland; m (2) 1684 Ruth Sargent; d. 1708.
Their Children:
1. Samuel b. 15 April 1661 at Barnstable, Barnstable, MA; m. 27 December 1686 Sarah Cobb  Barnstable, Barnstable, MA; d. 1723.
2. John b. 3 March 1670 at Barnstable, Barnstable, MA; m (1) Mary Skiff; m (2) Elizabeth Handley; m (3) Hannah Hoxie; d. 4 January 1756.
3. Elizabeth b. 24 June 1647; m. Hosea Joyce
4. Hope b. 31 August 1652; m (1) Jonathan Huckins; m (2) Jonathan Cobb;
5. Lydia b. 25 December 1654; m. John Sargent
6. Hannah b. 14 January 1658; m. 1680 Thomas Huckins;
7. Ruth b. 31 December 1663; m. 1682 Eleazer Crocker
8. Bethia b, 1 July 1666; Shubael Dimock
9. Mercy b, 6 February 1668; m. 1699 Nathan Skiff
10. Desire b. 26 February 1673; m. 1695 Col., Melatiah Bourne
11. Son
12. Daughter
      John sailed from Barnstable, Devon, England in May 1631. He sailed on the Friendship and arrived in Boston, Suffolk, MA on 14 July 1631. It seems he lived in Plymouth, Plymouth, MA from 1631 to 1646. He later moved to Yarmouth, Barnstable, MA from 1646 to 1649. He later moved to Barnstable, Barnstable, MA until 1670 and again moved to Sandwich, MA. In the records there is a suit filed by Chipman on 2 March 1642 against his cousin, John Derby. He claimed that Derby withheld money from him. He served as a selectman. In Plymouth, he was a Deputy to Court. He and his assistants were at many early Quaker meetings and “endeavor to reduce them from errors of their ways.”
     He joined the church at Barnstable, Barnstable, MA on 30 June 1653. The records of the church state, “Henry Cobb and John Chipman were chosen and ordained to be ruling elders of the same church and were solemnly invested with office upon ye 14th day of April A. D. 1670. : p. 13
     He married Hope Howland in 1646. In 1684, he remarried, this time to Ruth Sargent. John’s will was dated 12 November 1702 and proved 17 May 1708. In it his wife, Ruth, the children, and his grandchildren Mary Gale and Jabez Dimock, and a friend Reverend Jonathan Russell of Barnstable was mentioned

1. The Chipman Family, A Genealogy of the Chipmans in America, Bert Lee Chipman, Bert L. Chipman Publisher, Winston- Salem, NC
2. Swain and Allied Families, William C. Swain. Swain and Tate Company Milwaukee, Wis. 1896

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