genealogy of Patty Rose

 

 


Genealogy of Patty Rose


Name Edward* STARBUCK
Birth 1604, co. Derby, England
Death 4 Mar 1690, Nantucket, Nantucket, Massachusetts22
Marriage bef 1630
Spouse Katherine* REYNOLDS
Birth abt 1610, Wales
Death aft 19 Jun 167822
Children:
1 F Sarah STARBUCK
Birth 1630, co. Derby, England
Death 6 Jun 1719, Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire
Spouse Joseph AUSTIN
Marriage abt 1650
Spouse Humphrey VARNEY
Marriage 2 Mar 1664/6522
2 M Nathaniel STARBUCK
Birth 20 Apr 1635, co. Derby, England22
Death 6 Aug 1719, Nantucket, Nantucket, Massachusetts22
Spouse Mary COFFIN
Marriage abt 1662, Nantucket, Nantucket, Massachusetts
3 F Abigail STARBUCK
Birth abt 1638, Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire
Spouse Capt., Hon. Peter COFFIN
4 F Dorcas STARBUCK
Birth 1639, Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire
Death Aug 1696, Nantucket, Nantucket, Massachusetts76
Spouse William GAYER
Marriage bef 1673
5 F Susanna* STARBUCK
Birth 1640, Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire
Death 3 Jul 1729, Kittery, York, Maine
Spouse Ens. James* HEARD
Marriage abt 1660, Kittery, York, Maine
Spouse Richard OTIS
Marriage bef 5 Nov 1677, Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire22,36,44
6 F Esther STARBUCK
Birth 1650, Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire
Death bef 13 Aug 1694, Newington, Rockingham, New Hampshire22
Spouse Lt. William FURBER
Marriage abt 1671
7 M Jethro STARBUCK
Birth 27 May 1651, Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire
Death 27 May 1663, Nantucket, Nantucket, Massachusetts22,76
Notes for Edward* STARBUCK
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STARBUCK, Elder Edward, Dover 1640, agent for Mr. Valentine Hill in 1646 and partner with Richard Waldron in lumbering on the Me. side in 1648. His grants incl. one jointly with Mr. Thomas Wiggin in 1650 and 200 a. with Elder Nutter in 1659. In 1653 he sold 1/2 his sawmill gr. to Peter Coffin, in 1657 sold to Thomas Broughton 1/4 the mill above Capt. Waldron's mill at Cochecho, other owners being Capt. Wiggin (1/2), Peter Coffin (1/4). Dep. to Gen. ct. 1643 (fined for 3 weeks absence), 1646. In 1646 Mr. George Smith and Mr. E.S. to take charge of the writings that were in custody of Mr. Waldron. Gr.j. (Me.) 1647. Com. on Dover-Kit. bounds 1654. Dover Commissioner, 1658. In 1648 bound to the peace towards the minister and to appear at Boston for violating the law conc. Anabaptists. Appar. no later action was taken, but holding to his opinions, he deeded his Cochecho ho., goods, cattle, etc. to s.-in-law Coffin 9 Mar. 1659-60, and mov. to Nantucket where he d. 4 Mar. 1690, ag. 86. His w. Katherine (signed with him in July 1653) is repeatedly called Katherine Reynolds, but no doc. evid. of the 'Reynolds' has been seen. In a deed 1659 Mr. Broughton, excepted the ho. and land on Newichawaunock river of Goodwife S., 'being formerly given her,'...'in wife's right.' She was liv. 19 June 1678. Nothing lists his ch., who are picked up one by one: Sarah, m. 1st Joseph Austin, m. 2d Humphrey Varney. In 1664 her fa. confirmed to the Varneys the 20 a. he had form. given her 1st husb. Nathaniel, ag. 26 in June 1661, last taxed at Dover in 1659, but 'of Dover' in Sept.-Oct. 1661 when he sold out there to Wm. Horne and Peter Coffin. His w. Mary (Coffin) d. at Nantucket 13 Nov. 1717, ag. 73, he 6 Aug. 1719, ag. 84. Ch. at Nant., Abigail, Jethro, Shuah, Dorcas, Esther. [ref 22]
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STARBUCK, Edward, Dover, had suit in court in 1640; proprietor in 1642; one of the men appointed by the town 20 (2) 1644, to have control and management of the fisheries in the river. Taxed in 1648. Was charged with being an Anabaptist, and was sent to Boston for trial in 1649. With wife Kathren he sold land 20 (5) 1653, to his son in law Peter Coffyn of Dover, and made over to him all his property 9 March, 1659. [ref 44:197]
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Edward Starbuck death 4 Dec 1690 Nantucket Nantucket a 86 "1st of Nantucket" h/ Catharine Reynolds of Wales, father of Nathaniel, Dorcas, Sarah, Abigail, Esther, Jethro [ref 76]
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Edward was the first Starbuck to settle in what is now the U.S. He came from Leicestershire, England in 1635 (fifteen years after the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock). He, his wife, and possibly one or two of his children (birthdates undetermined) settled in the area now known as Dover, New Hampshire. There is apparently no information available on the family's first four years there, but from 1640 on, Edward's name appears in several official documents. The first is a petition by New Hampshire residents to the governor of MA begging him not to take over control of their colony, but MA did so anyway in 1641 and kept jurisdiction until 1680. In 1641, Edward sued Hansard Knollys for slander but the details and outcome have been lost or never recorded. Twice he was elected deputy (representative) to the MA General Court (legislature)--1643 and 1646 (he was fined for being absent for 3 weeks during the first session). Edward and 2 others were appointed "wearesmen" or official river fishermen for Dover for life and were required to supply the town and its church from their catches. In 1647 he was given permission to erect a sawmill and went into the lumber business with Richard Waldron. For the "great misdemeanor of professing Anabaptism" Edward was heavily fined. There was no separation of church and state then, and the Puritans who ran the colony were intolerant of people like the Anabaptists who refused to baptize children and insisted on the baptism of adults instead. In 1653, Edward sold half his timber and water rights to his son-in-law, Peter Coffin. Edward served on a six-man committee to settle a boundary dispute between Dover and Kittery (now part of ME) in 1654. He was evidently quite argumentative about his religious beliefs for the Congregational minister swore out a peace bond against him in 1658. Edward's last official duty in Dover was serving on a coroner's jury that investigated the accidental death of a man on Nov. 11, 1659. Soon after that, Edward at the age of 55 went on an exploring trip and met Thomas Macy, James Coffin, and Isaac Coleman. Together they set off in an open boat for Nantucket (Indian for "far-away-land"), an island which lies 18 miles south of Cape Cod, Ma and takes several hours to reach by motor-powered ferry today. Their remarkable journey has been immortalized by John Greenleaf Whittier in his narrative poem, "The Exiles," (which mentions Macy but not Starbuck). They spent the winter there, and in the spring Edward went back to Dover to fetch his and ten other families. His two married daughters, Abigail (Starbuck) Coffin and Sarah (Starbuck) Austin remained in N.H. at least for the time being. Thus began the two-and-a-half centuries-long residence of Starbucks on the island that became after Edward's demise a leading whaling base until kerosene lamps replaced whale-oil lamps in the 1850's. Edward built a house at the head of Hummock Pond. A deed of land to him from the Indians is the oldest original Nantucket document in existence. In 1669, he and Peter Coffin were appointed by the town meeting "to manage the government among the Indians". Four years later Edward was chosen one of the town's five selectmen (overseers). He died April 12, 1690 (as recorded in Vol. V of Vital Records of Nantucket Massachusetts to the Year 1850.) [source: "Starbucks All" by James Carlton Starbuck]

Nantucket was purchased for 30 and two beaver hats.
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Anabaptist : also called Rebaptizer, member of radical, or left-wing, movement of the 16th-century Protestant Reformation. Its most distinctive tenet was adult Baptism. In the first generation of the movement, converts submitted to a second Baptism, which was a crime punishable by death under the legal codes of the time. They denied the merit of infant baptism.
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The Anabaptists were basically religious people who tried to stick to Bible principles. In the late 15th and early 16th centuries, criticism of the Roman Catholic Church and the clergy grew. Corruption and immorality permeated the church; hence, many felt that vast changes were needed. But the reformers had no uniform strategy as to what ought to be done or how far the changes ought to go. Many recognized the need for adhering to the Bible in matters of worship. Yet, the reformers could not even agree on a common interpretation of Bible teachings. Some felt that the Reformatin was progressing too slowly. And it was among these reformers that the Anabaptist movement formed its roots. Anabaptist communities were mostly small, and members generally behaved peaceably. The adherents made no secret of their beliefs; in fact, they preached to others. Among other things, they refused to bear arms, kept separate from the world, and excommunicated wrongdoers. But what charactized their faith more than anything else, clearly distinguishing Anabaptists from other religions, was the conviction that baptism was for adults and not for children. Adult baptism was not simply a question of religious dogma; it was an issue of power. If baptism was delayed until adulthood - thus allowing a person to make a decision based on faith - some might not get baptized at all. And individuals not baptized would, at least to a degree, remain outside the control of the church. In some areas, those who performed adult baptism or who were baptized as adults were liable to receive the death penalty. [source: The Watchtower, 15 Jun 2004, page 11]
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Notes for Katherine* REYNOLDS
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daughter of William REYNOLDS and Esther RUTH

many children and grandchildren of Edward and Katherine are recorded in Nantucket, but without dates; they were probably born in NH
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