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  • ID: I26991
  • Name: William GODDARD
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 28 FEB 1626/27 in London, England
  • Death: 06 OCT 1691 in Watertown, Middlesex, MA
  • Birth: in London, England
  • Note:
    WILLIAM GODDARD, a grocer of London, came to America in 1665 when the great plague was raging in London. He was the seventh son of Edward Goddard of Inglesham, Wilts Co. Eng. and Priscilla, dau. of
    John D'Oyley, a wealthy farmer of Chiselhampton. His father was a Parliament man in the time of the civil wars and suffered loss of his house and other property by the cavaliers. He traced his descent
    from Walter Goddardville, who died 1273, in the time of Henry III. His wife, Elizabeth, dau. of Benjamin Miles of London, came to America in 1666, the year of the great fire in London, in which he lost much property. She brought three children, three having died in London. They settled in Watertown where he was admitted to the church and chosen selectman in 1668-9. He was a man of good education and a teacher. It is said that he came to America to collect a debt and concluded to remain. "July 8, 1674, William Godheard of Watertown, gentleman, and Elizabeth, his wife, sold to Richard Child, yeoman, 50 acres in Little Plain." "Mar. 27, 1680. These are to certify that Mr. William Goddard of Watertown, whom the said towne by covenanting engaged to teach such children as should be sent to him to learn the rules of the Latin tongue, hath those accomplishments which render him capable to discharge the trust (in that respect) committed to him. John Sherman, pastor." He died Oct. 6, 1691, and his widow Feby. 8, 1697-8. Inventory of his estate was 75:5. Children:
    William b. 1653, d. Feby. 1708, m. Leah Fisher.
    Joseph b. 1655, d. July 25, 1728, m. Deborah Treadway.
    Robert d. 1716, m. Elizabeth Shattuck.
    Thomas b. In Watertown d. July 9, 1677. June 8, 1667,
    Benjamin b. Aug. 17, 1668, d. Oct. 24, 1748, m. Martha Palfrey.
    Elizabeth b. Jany. 22, 1670, died youn
    Josiah b. Mar. 24, 1674-5, d. Nov. 14, 1720, m. Rachel Davis.
    Edward b. Mar. 24, 1674-5, d. Feby. 9, 1754, m. Susanna Stone.
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    WILLIAM GODDARD, a grocer of London, came to America in 1665 when the great plague was raging in London. He was the seventh son of Edward Goddard of Inglesham, Wilts Co. Eng. and Priscilla, dau. of
    John D'Oyley, a wealthy farmer of Chiselhampton. His father was a Parliament man in the time of the civil wars and suffered loss of his house and other property by the cavaliers. He traced his descent
    from Walter Goddardville, who died 1273, in the time of Henry III. His wife, Elizabeth, dau. of Benjamin Miles of London, came to America in 1666, the year of the great fire in London, in which he lost much property. She brought three children, three having died in London. They settled in Watertown where he was admitted to the church and chosen selectman in 1668-9. He was a man of good education and a teacher. It is said that he came to America to collect a debt and concluded to remain. "July 8, 1674, William Godheard of Watertown, gentleman, and Elizabeth, his wife, sold to Richard Child, yeoman, 50 acres in Little Plain." "Mar. 27, 1680. These are to certify that Mr. William Goddard of Watertown, whom the said towne by covenanting engaged to teach such children as should be sent to him to learn the rules of the Latin tongue, hath those accomplishments which render him capable to discharge the trust (in that respect) committed to him. John Sherman, pastor." He died Oct. 6, 1691, and his widow Feby. 8, 1697-8. Inventory of his estate was 75:5. Children:
    William b. 1653, d. Feby. 1708, m. Leah Fisher.
    Joseph b. 1655, d. July 25, 1728, m. Deborah Treadway.
    Robert d. 1716, m. Elizabeth Shattuck.
    Thomas b. In Watertown d. July 9, 1677. June 8, 1667,
    Benjamin b. Aug. 17, 1668, d. Oct. 24, 1748, m. Martha Palfrey.
    Elizabeth b. Jany. 22, 1670, died youn
    Josiah b. Mar. 24, 1674-5, d. Nov. 14, 1720, m. Rachel Davis.
    Edward b. Mar. 24, 1674-5, d. Feby. 9, 1754, m. Susanna Stone.




    Father: Edward GODDARD b: in Norfolk, England
    Mother: Priscilla D'OYLEY b: 1593 in Chiselhampton, Oxford, England

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth MILES b: 1627 in Ware, Hertsford, England
    • Married: ABT 1652 in London, London, England
    Children
    1. Has No Children Benjamin GODDARD b: 17 AUG 1668
    2. Has Children Edward GODDARD b: 24 MAR 1674/75 in Watertown, Middlesex, MA
    3. Has No Children Elizabeth GODDARD b: 22 MAY 1670
    4. Has Children Joseph GODDARD b: 1655 in London, England
    5. Has No Children Josiah GODDARD b: 24 MAR 1674/75
    6. Has Children Robert GODDARD b: 06 FEB 1661/62
    7. Has No Children Thomas GODDARD b: 08 JUL 1677 in Watertown, Middlesex, MA
    8. Has No Children William GODDARD b: 1653

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