|Battle:||Battle of Worcester in Worcester, Worcestershire, England|
|Ship/Arrival:||John & Sara, May 1652|
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Published: 01 Nov 2018
Updated: 18 Mar 2020
Researchers: Teresa Rust, Kenneth Whittemore
Editor: Teresa Rust
Anderson, David. 1
First Generation in the New World
1. DAVID ANDERSON, was born presumably in Scotland and died likely in Massachusetts.
1. On 11 Jun 1657, a David Anderson is a witness in Middlesex County, Massachusetts Abstract of Court Records, 1643-1674. “John Bush Planter of Cambridge acknowledges debt to Nicholas Davison” 2 If this is the David Anderson SPOW then he is living in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1657.
He is listed on the John and Sarah Passenger List. He is also listed in Directory of Scots Banished to the American Plantations by David Dobson c. 1983.
3. Could he be the Anderson who died at Saugus in 1661.”
Sources and Notes:
Unsure about the following, may not relate to David Hamilton, SPOW:
1661: Administrator of Anderson estate: “Samuel Harte trained John Clarke as a blacksmith.” “Anderson died at Saugus in 1661 and the administrators of his estate were two other Scots, blacksmith John Clarke and Allester Grime, both Dunbar captives.“
From: Social and Economic Networks in Early Massachusetts: Atlantic Connections By Marsha L. Hamilton, page 44 and 112.
- “Scotch Prisoners Sent to Massachusetts in 1652, By Order of the English Government”Vital Records from The NEHGS Register. Online database. AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2014. (Compiled from articles originally published in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register.) https://www.americanancestors.org/DB522/rd/21065/379/1425475638
- Middlesex County, MA: Abstracts of Court Files, 1649–1675. (Unpublished abstracts by Thomas Bellows Wyman, “Abstract of Middlesex court files from 1649,” n.d.) https://www.americanancestors.org/DB432/i/12380/95/138350220