Update on the Early New England Families project

Alicia Crane WilliamsSix new sketches have been posted in the Early New England Families Study Project database:[1]

John Dunham (c. 1615–1692), son of John Dunham (GM); married Mary ___; settled in Plymouth; farmer; 7 children.

Richard Newton (c. 1606–1701) married Ann/Hannah Loker alias Riddlesdale; settled in Sudbury and Marlborough; husbandman; 10 children.

Joshua Scottow (1617–1697/98), son of widow Thomasine (—) Scottow (GM), brother of Thomas Scottow (EF), and brother-in-law of Robert Winsor (EF), below; married Lydia ___; settled in Boston and Scarborough, Maine, before returning to Boston; “An enterprising and eminently prosperous merchant”; 9 children.

Thomas Scottow (1612–1661), son of widow Thomasine (—) Scottow (GM), brother of Joshua Scottow (EF), above, brother-in-law of Robert Winsor (EF), below; married (1) Joan ___; (2) Sarah Harwood; settled in Boston; joyner; 8 children by first wife, 4 by second.

John Stone (1618–1683), son of Gregory Stone (GM), married Ann [prob. Rogers]; settled in Watertown, Cambridge, and Framingham; “successful and prosperous farmer"; 10 children.

Robert Winsor (c. 1619–1679), married Rebecca Scottow, sister of Joshua and Thomas Scottow (EF), above; settled in Boston; blockmaker and turner; 10 children.

In addition, a revised sketch of Richard Saltonstall has been uploaded.

For a complete list of heads of families for whom sketches have been published, go to Early New England Families Study Project and use the Search function in the article text.


[1] GM designates an immigrant treated in the Great Migration Study Project. EF designates a person treated in the Early New England Families Study Project.

Alicia Crane Williams

About Alicia Crane Williams

Alicia Crane Williams, FASG, Lead Genealogist of Early Families of New England Study Project, has compiled and edited numerous important genealogical publications including The Mayflower Descendant and the Alden Family “Silver Book” Five Generations project of the Mayflower Society. Most recently, she is the author of the 2017 edition of The Babson Genealogy, 1606-2017, Descendants of Thomas and Isabel Babson who first arrived in Salem, Massachusetts, in 1637. Alicia has served as Historian of the Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants, Assistant Historian General at the General Society of Mayflower Descendants, and as Genealogist of the Alden Kindred of America. She earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Connecticut and a master’s degree in History from Northeastern University.View all posts by Alicia Crane Williams