Mansfield-Perkins Ancestry

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  • ID: I2776
  • Name: Richard Saltonstall
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1586 in England
  • Death: 1661 in England
  • Burial: unknown
    See FindAGrave memorial
  • Note:
    From the web page:
    Of Rookes and Huntwick, West Riding of Yorkshire.
    S. and h. of Samuel, of Halifax, West Riding of
    Yorkshire (and Ann Ramsden) and nephew of Sir
    Richard, Lord Mayer of London. Bapt. there,
    04 Apr., 1586.
    Knighted, 23 Nov., 1618.
    One of the patentees of the Massachusetts Bay
    Company, 1629, when the Government of the Company
    was transferred to New England. Emigrated thither
    with his family and a retinue of servants, 1630.
    Returned to England, 1631, probably owing to
    pioneer hardships and also to his displeasure at
    the intolerance of the Government of the Colony.
    His interest in the colony continued for many years.
    Went to Holland, 1643, when his portrait was painted
    by Rembrandt. Resided latterly at Wrexham, Denbigshire,
    and at Crayford, Kent. Married three wives. Died 1658.
    Admon. to his son Richard (1627) 25 Oct., 1661.
    (F.M.G., 640; J. G. Bartlett; D.N.B.)

    Marriage 1 Grace Kaye
      1. Has Children Richard Saltonstall b: 1610 in Woodsome, Yorkshire, England
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