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Ancestors & Descendants of the Early Settlers of Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA, in Colonial New England (and others)

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  • ID: I54383
  • Name: John OTIS
  • Given Name: John
  • Surname: Otis
  • Sex: M
  • Change Date: 11 OCT 2007
  • Note: "Otis, John, planter, Hingham, propr. 1635. Frm. March 3, 1635-6. Town officer. His buildings burned March 15, 1645-6. He rem. about 1655 to Weymouth. 1
  • Birth: ABT 1581 in Barnstaple, Devon, England
  • Note: Based on age at death. 2
  • Will: 30 MAY 1657 Weymouth, Norfolk, MA
  • Note: Probated 28 Jul 1657. "To wife; to son John, who was made exec.; to dau Margaret Burton and her three children; to dau. Hannah Gile; to Mary and Thomas Gile, Jr.; to daus. Anne and Alice." 1 3
  • Death: 31 MAY 1657 in Weymouth, Norfolk, MA
  • Note: Age 76. No contemporary documents support the age. 1 4



    Marriage 1 Margaret [--?--]
    • Married: BEF 1604 in , , England 5
    Children
    1. Has No Children Joanna OTIS b: BEF 15 DEC 1610 in , , England
    2. Has No Children Joanna OTIS b: BEF 1 DEC 1612 in , , England
    3. Has No Children Elizabeth OTIS b: BEF 12 NOV 1614 in , , England
    4. Has No Children Richard OTIS b: BEF 27 FEB 1615/6 in , , England
    5. Has No Children Hannah OTIS b: BEF 16 AUG 1618 in , , England
    6. Has Children John OTIS b: BEF 14 JAN 1620/1 in Barnstaple, Devon, England
    7. Has No Children Margaret OTIS b: ABT 1623
    8. Has No Children Anne OTIS b: ABT 1625
    9. Has No Children Alice OTIS b: ABT 1627

    Marriage 2 Elizabeth WHITMAN
    • Married: AFT 1653 5

    Sources:
    1. Abbrev: Pope
      Title: Charles Henry Pope, The Pioneers of Massachusetts (Boston, 1900
      Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, 1998)
      Repository:
        Name: Personal Collection of James B. Bullock
        Littleton, CO 80120
        USA

      Page: p. 337
      Quality: 2
    2. Abbrev: NEHGR Online
      Title: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1847- . (Online database: AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2013)
      Page: vol. 2, p. 282
      Quality: 2
    3. Abbrev: NEHGR Online
      Title: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1847- . (Online database: AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2013)
      Page: vol. 2, p. 283
      Quality: 2
    4. Abbrev: Great Migration 1634-35
      Title: Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration, Immigrants to New England, 1634 - 1635 (New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, 1999)
      Repository:
        Name: Personal Collection of James B. Bullock
        Littleton, CO 80120
        USA

      Page: vol. 5, p. 325
      Quality: 2
    5. Abbrev: Torrey
      Title: Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1985)
      Repository:
        Name: Personal Collection of James B. Bullock
        Littleton, CO 80120
        USA

      Page: p. 548

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