|Battle:||Battle of Worcester in Worcester, Worcestershire, England|
|Ship/Arrival:||John & Sara, May 1652|
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Published on: 25 March 2016, Updated: 7 June 2019
List of his Descendants and Researchers
“David Hume” is a name found on, A list of the passengers aboard the John and Sarah of London John Greene Mr. bound for New England, dated 11 Nov 1651. ~ Suffolk Deeds, LIBER I., Massachusetts, 1880. Google Books Online
Name Variations: Hume, Holmes, Homes, Homa, Humes, Himes, Hims
First Generation in the New World
1. DAVID¹ HUME, was presumably born in Scotland.
SOURCES AND NOTES:
On 4 June 2019, Dr. Andrew Millard posted on the Facebook Group, saying:
“An article in the latest edition of The NEHG Register focusses on David Holmes (Hume) from the John and Sara, giving his children and some grandchildren. His wife was Joan who later married John MacIntosh of Dedham. The article doesn’t discuss MacIntosh’s identity. It seems to me he could be the John Mackenthow also on the John and Sara, but can’t be John Tosh from the Iron Works Inventory, later of Braintree and Block Island.
David Holmes of Milton, Massachusetts
Helen Schatvet Ullmann
The NEHG Register vol. 173, p. 133-135
https://www.americanancestors.org/…/nehgr-2019-spring-free%… (for subscribers)
and … It’s a fairly well documented family. Oliver Wendell Holmes was among his descendants”
A copy of the article can be found here: nehgr-2019-spring-free article
On 11 April 2018, Vincent E. Knapp, said:
“David Hume was born most likely in Scotland. Name recorded in early records as Hime, Himes, Hims, Hooms, Home, Homes, Hume as well as Holmes. David is listed among the Scottish prisoners (probably of the Earl of Home’s Regiment of Foot)1 captured at the Battle of Worcester on 3 Sep 1651,2 who were transported to New England on the ship, “John and Sarah”, which left London in November 1651, and arrived in Boston in January 1652. These Scots were indentured for six to eight years to pay for the cost of their transport so few records are available during the term of their indenture. One of the first records of David was his acceptance as an inhabitant of Nipmug (Mendon) on 30 Dec 1663, but there is no record of his ever having lived there. He did buy a house and adjacent land in Milton from Jonathan Gatlive of Boston on 20 Oct 1664. David was living in that house at the time of the purchase. He died 2 Nov 1666.”
Holmes Genealogy by E. Holmes Bugbee
A DAVID HOLMES/HIMS married JOAN [Jane is some records] at Dorchester/Milton on 28 Apr 1659 and they had four children born between 1659-1666 at Milton. David, John, James and Margaret.
David Hims [sic] and Joan [maiden name not recorded] were married in Dorchester on 28 Feb 1659 by Major Atherton.
Holmes, David, Dorchester, died 1666, by his will, proved 15 November of that year provides for wife Jane, son David, two younger sons not named and daughter, Margaret.?
[Source: Transcribed from Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England by James Savage]
David Holmes lived in that part of Dorchester that has been in Milton since 1662. His land joined that of Henry Crane, as per deed in Suffolk Reg. of Deeds, Vol. VII, p. 150, and per statement of his wife Jane. (Suffolk Probate Records, Vol. VII, p. 124.)
His will is given here and is on record in Suffolk Probate Records, Vol. I, p. 564, but has no date or place given to indicate just where or when the will was made. The spaces indicate where the origi nal will was worn and defaced, the words being indecipherable.
Descended from David were the Oliver Wendell Holmes.” ~ Vincent E. Knapp
Holmes Genealogy by E. Holmes Bugbee
A DAVID HOLMES/HIMS married JOAN [Jane is some records] at Dorchester/Milton on 28 Apr 1659 and they had four children born between 1659-1666 at Milton. David, John, James and Margaret. JOAN/JANE married, SECOND, JOHN MCINTOSH. Was John McIntosh a SPOW?
In Dedham, Massachusetts Records:
John Mackintosh, deceased Aug 22, 1691.
John Mackintosh, Junior, deceased November 1690.
John, son of William and Experience Makintosh born 25 Apr 1694.
John, son of William and Experience Makintosh born 26 Sep 1704.
There are these SPOWs from the John and Sara list:
124. John Mackenthow [?]
161. William Mackontoss [MacIntosh?]