|Battle:||Battle of Worcester in Worcester, Worcestershire, England|
|Ship/Arrival:||John & Sara, May 1652|
|Prisoner and List:|
|Other SPOW Associations:|
Published: 01 Nov 2018
Researchers: Teresa Rust
Editors: Teresa Rust
First Generation in the New World
1. JOHN¹ ANDERSON, was born presumably in Scotland and died possibly in Massachusetts.
Petter and John were in Maine where other SPOW were living in 1667:
Sources and Notes:
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.
1673: John Anderson, Sr. Freeman, 7 May 1673, Massachusetts Bay Colony:
From: Massachusetts: Miscellaneous Census Substitutes, 1630-1788, 1840, 1890(Online database. AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2013. From records supplied by Ancestry.com) https://www.americanancestors.org/DB509/rd/13684/7278/242325517
1701: ANDERSON, John (d. Ipswich, Mass., abt. 1701, inventory rendered May 3, 1701
Magazine of American Genealogy
NOT THE SPOW but interesting in that this John Anderson sold one half of ship John and Sarah in 1648.
- Dobson, David. Directory of Scots Banished to the American Plantations, 1650-1775, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1983) (Available for $13.68 as a Google eBook) “Royalist soldier captured at Worcester. Transported on the John and Sarah, master John Greene, from Gravesend to Boston 13 May 1652.”
- New England Historic Genealogical Society, “Scotch Prisoners Sent to Massachusetts in 1652, by Order of the English Government,” The New England historical and genealogical register, Vol. 1, Oct. 1847, No. 4, 378-379; Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center, Call Number 31833017239275, digitized by Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center. Also at Archive.org.
- Suffolk Deeds: Liber -I-II [1629-56] LIST