Abbreviations:
a=ante(before); appl=applied for; b=born; c=circa(about); d=died; dy=died young; dau=daughter; int=interred(buried); inv=estate inventoried(after death); m=married; p=post(after); qv=which see (listed elsewhere); unk=name unknown; wd=will dated; wp=will probated; x=christened

American locations will be in Massachusetts Bay Commonwealth (MBC) unless noted as follows:
CT=Connecticut; LI=Long Island; ME=Maine; Nant=Nantucket; NNed=Nieuw Nederland; NH=New Hampshire; NHC=New Haven Colony; PC=Plymouth Colony; RI=Rhode Island; VA=Virginia

All dates are original Julian calendar (wherein 31 Dec 1630 was the day before 1 Jan 1630/'31, and 24 Mar 1630/'31 was the day before 25 Mar 1631 ).
Where the date of birth or christening is not known precisely, the English Origin can be assumed to be traditional or conjectural.
Some later marriages (where the wife was past childbearing age) are not shown here.

Mr. Jonathan WADE
Born c1612
Died 13 June 1683
English Origin Northampton
Came to New England 1632
With the Lyon
Resided in Charlestown, Ipswich
Freeman of MBC May 1634
Occupation merchant, taverner
First Spouse Susanna (d 1678)
Children Mary, Jonathan, Prudence, Sarah, Elizabeth, Nathaniel, Thomas


Mr. William WADSWORTH
Born c1600
Died 16 June 1675
English Origin Braintree, Essex
Came to New England 1632
With the Lyon
Resided in Cambridge; later to CT
Freeman of MBC Nov 1632
Occupation farmer, magistrate
First Spouse Sarah TALCOTT (c1605 - c1642)
Children Sarah, William, John, Lydia, Mary
Second Spouse Elizabeth STONE (c1615 - a1682)
Children Elizabeth, Samuel, Joseph, Sarah, Thomas, Rebecca


Samuel WAKEMAN
Born x 25 Sep 1603
Died 1641
English Origin Bewdley, Worcs
Came to New England 1631
With the Lyon
Resided in Roxbury,Cambridge; later to CT
Freeman of MBC Aug 1632
Occupation merchant
First Spouse Elizabeth (c1605-p1645)
Children Elizabeth, Bethia, Ezbon, Hannah, Elizabeth


Thomas WALFORD
Born c1595
Died inv 21 Nov 1666
English Origin
Came to New England 1623
With Capt. Robert Gorges
Resided in Charlestown; later to NH
Freeman of MBC
Occupation blacksmith
First Spouse Jane (1598 - 1681)
Children Jane, Jeremiah, Hannah, Mary, Elizabeth, Martha


Robert WALKER
Born 1601
Died 29 May 1687
English Origin Manchester, Lancs
Came to New England 1630
With the Winthrop fleet
Resided in Boston
Freeman of MBC May 34
Occupation linen weaver
First Spouse Sarah (c1610 - 1695)
Children Elishua, Zechariah, John, Sarah, Jacob, Joseph, Thomas, Mary, Timothy, Eliakim, Mary, John


Rev. John WARHAM
Born x 9 Oct 1595
Died 1 Apr 1670
English Origin Crewkerne, Somerset
Came to New England 1630
With the Mary & John
Resided in Dorchester; later to CT
Freeman of MBC May 1631
Occupation minister
First Spouse Susannah GOLLOP (c1600- 1634)
Children John, Mary, Susannah, Samuel
Second Spouse Jane (widow NEWBERRY) (c1605 - 1655)
Children Abigail, Hepzibah, Sarah, Esther
Link Stephen Lawson's "Kinnexions."


John WARREN
Born x 1 Aug 1585
Died 13 Dec 1667
English Origin Nayland, Suffolk
Came to New England 1630
With the Winthrop fleet
Resided in Watertown
Freeman of MBC May 31
Occupation farmer
First Spouse Margaret (d 1662)
Children Mary, Elizabeth, Sarah, John, Mary, Daniel, Elizabeth
Link Stephen Lawson's "Kinnexions."


William WATERBURY
Born
Died
English Origin Sudbury, Suffolk
Came to New England 1630
With the Winthrop fleet
Resided in Boston
Freeman of MBC
Occupation
First Spouse Alice
Children John


Richard WATERMAN
Born c1600
Died 26 Oct 1673
English Origin
Came to New England 1629
With the Higginson-Skelton fleet
Resided in Salem; later to RI
Freeman of MBC
Occupation hunter, farmer
First Spouse Bethia (d 1680)
Children Mehitabel, Wait, Resolved, Nathaniel


John WATSON
Born 1594
Died 2 Dec 1671
English Origin
Came to New England 1632
With the Lyon
Resided in Roxbury
Freeman of MBC Nov 1633
Occupation farmer
First Spouse Alice B___ (widow PRENTICE) (b c1605)
Children John, Joshua, Dorcas, Caleb, Mary


Mr. Henry WAY
Born 1583
Died 24 May 1667
English Origin Bridport, Dorset
Came to New England 1630
With the Mary & John
Resided in Dorchester
Freeman of MBC
Occupation merchant
First Spouse Elizabeth (1581 - 1665)
Children Elyth, Henry, Aaron, Anna, Lydia, Susanna, Richard


Jonas WEED
Born c1600
Died inv 5 June 1676
English Origin
Came to New England 1630
With the Winthrop fleet
Resided in Watertown; later to CT & LI.
Freeman of MBC May 1631
Occupation farmer
First Spouse Mary (d a1689)
Children Mary, John, Dorcas, Daniel, Jonas, Elizabeth, Sarah, Hannah, Samuel


Rev. Thomas WELD
Born x 13 July 1595
Died 23 Mar 1660/61
English Origin Terling, Essex
Came to New England 1632
With the William & Francis
Resided in Roxbury; England
Freeman of MBC Nov 1632
Occupation minister
First Spouse Margaret (d p1666)
Children John, Thomas, Samuel, Edmund


John WHIPPLE
Born 1617
Died 16 May 1685
English Origin
Came to New England a1632
With
Resided in Dorchester; later to RI
Freeman of MBC May 1666
Occupation carpenter
First Spouse Sarah (c1614 - 1666)
Children John, Sarah, Samuel, Eleazer, Mary, William, Benjamin, David, Abigail, Joseph, Jonathan


John WHISTON
Born c1615
Died 4 Oct 1664
English Origin
Came to New England 1632
With the William & Francis
Resided in Scituate, Boston
Freeman of MBC
Occupation farmer
First Spouse Susanna HANFORD (d p1665)
Children Joseph, Sarah, John, Susanna, Increase, Bathsheba


Mr. John WHITE
Born c1597
Died 23 Jan 1683/84
English Origin Messing, Essex
Came to New England 1632
With the Lyon
Resided in Cambridge; later to CT
Freeman of MBC Mar 1632/33
Occupation farmer, civil officer
First Spouse Mary LEVIT (c1600 - a1683)
Children John, Mary, Philip, Nathaniel, John, Daniel, Sarah, Jacob


widow Prudence WILKINSON
Born c1595
Died wp 26 July 1655
English Origin
Came to New England 1630
With the Winthrop fleet
Resided in Charlestown
Freeman of MBC
Occupation dairy mistress
First Spouse unk (d a1630)
Children Elizabeth, dau (Mrs. BUCKNAM), John


Roger WILLIAMS
Born c1605
Died p1650
English Origin
Came to New England 1630
With the Mary & John
Resided in Dorchester; later to CT
Freeman of MBC May 1631
Occupation farmer
First Spouse unk(d 1645)
Children Ebenezer


Rev. Roger WILLIAMS
Born c1606
Died c Mar 1682/83
English Origin High Laver, Essex
Came to New England 1631
With the Lyon
Resided in Salem; later to RI
Freeman of MBC
Occupation minister
First Spouse Mary BERNARD (c1625- p1676)
Children Mary, Freeborn, Providence, Mercy, Daniel, Joseph
nota bene Rev. Roger Williams was the founder of Rhode Island


Rev. John WILSON
Born c1595
Died 7 Aug 1667
English Origin Sudbury, Suffolk
Came to New England 1630
With the Winthrop fleet
Resided in Boston
Freeman of MBC July 1632
Occupation minister
First Spouse Elizabeth MANSFIELD (c1595 - c1658)
Children Edmund, John, Elizabeth, Mary


Lt. David WILTON
Born x 1 May 1608
Died 5 Feb 1677/8
English Origin Beaminster, Dorset
Came to New England a1632
With
Resided in Dorchester; then to CT
Freeman of MBC June 1633
Occupation trader
First Spouse Katherine HOSKINS (d p1679)
Children Mary


Thomas WINCOLL
Born c1587
Died 10 June 1657
English Origin
Came to New England a1632
With
Resided in Cambridge, Watertown
Freeman of MBC
Occupation farmer, innkeeper
First Spouse Elizabeth
Children John


Gov. Edward WINSLOW
Born x 20 Oct 1595
Died 8 May 1655
English Origin Droitwich, Worcs
Came to New England 1620
With the Mayflower
Resided in Plymouth, PC
Freeman of MBC
Occupation merchant, magistrate
First Spouse Susanna (widow WHITE)
Children Edward, John, Josiah, Elizabeth
nota bene Gov. Winslow of Plymouth Colony played a vital role in founding the MBC.


Gov. John WINTHROP
Born 12 Jan 1587/88
Died 26 Mar 1649
English Origin Groton, Suffolk
Came to New England 1630
With the Winthrop fleet
Resided in Boston
Freeman of MBC
Occupation lawyer, magistrate
First Spouse Mary FORTH (1583 - 1615)
Children John, Henry, Forth, Mary, Ann (died young), Ann
Second Spouse Thomasine CLOPTON (d1616)
Children none surviving past infancy
Third Spouse Margaret TYNDAL (d1647)
Children Stephen, Adam, Deane, Nathaniel, Samuel, Anne, William, Sarah
Fourth Spouse Martha Rainesborough COYTMORE
Children Joshua
nota bene Gov. Winthrop was the leader of the MBC during its formative years


Mr. Henry WOLCOTT
Born x 6 Dec 1578
Died 30 May 1655
English Origin Lidyard, Somerset
Came to New England 1630
With the Mary & John
Resided in Dorchester; later to CT
Freeman of MBC Apr 1634
Occupation farmer, magistrate
First Spouse Elizabeth SAUNDERS (c1595 - 1655)
Children John, Henry, George, Anne, Christopher, Simon


Mr. William WOOD
Born a1610
Died p 3 June 1650
English Origin
Came to New England 1629
With the Higginson-Skelton fleet
Resided in Lynn; later to PC
Freeman of MBC May 1631
Occupation farmer, writer
First Spouse Jane
Children Mary


Mr. John WOODBURY
Born c1580
Died a1642
English Origin Somerset
Came to New England 1624
With the Cape Ann group
Resided in Cape Ann, Salem
Freeman of MBC May 1631
Occupation surveyor, civil officer
First Spouse unk
Children Humphrey
Second Spouse Agnes (d 1673)
Children John, Hannah, Abigail, Peter,


Thomas WOODFORD
Born c1610
Died 6 Mar 1666/67
English Origin Bedfordshire
Came to New England 1632
With the William & Francis
Resided in Roxbury; later to CT
Freeman of MBC Mar 1634/35
Occupation farmer
First Spouse Mary BLOTT (1609- a1662)
Children Mary, Hannah, Sarah


Richard WRIGHT
Born c1595
Died p1668
English Origin Stepney, London
Came to New England 1630
With the Winthrop fleet
Resided in Lynn, Boston
Freeman of MBC May 34
Occupation farmer
First Spouse Margaret (d a1643)
Children Eleanor, Ann, Abigail
Second Spouse unk
Children Sarah, Elizabeth, Ann