John Newcomb

Francis Newcombe

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Children with:
Rachel Brackett

Rachel Newcombe
Francis Newcombe
  • Born: Bef 25 Mar 1596, Sudbury, Suffolk, England
  • Married 27 May 1630, All Saints, Sudbury, Suffolk, England, to Rachel Brackett
  • Died: 26 May 1682, Braintree, Norfolk, MA

    Christening: 25 Mar 1596
    Melton, Suffolk, Eng
    Francis came to New England on the Planter in 1635. Her resided in Boston for three years before settling at Braintree, the part that is now Qunicy.
    Francis Newcomb is ancestor to many of the North American Newcomb(e)s. He is featured in the genealogy "Genealogical Memoir of the Newcomb family" published in 1874 by John Bearse Newcomb of Elgin Illinois. The book tells us Francis came to New England April, 1635 at age 30 with wife Rachel 20, daughter Rachel 2 1/2, and son John 9 months, on the ship Planter. They lived in Boston for 3 years and then settled at Mt. Wollaston (later called Braintree) Massachusetts. Children of Francis & Rachel Nucome born in New England: Mary (b1640), Sarah (b1643), Judith (b1645), Peter (b1648), Abigail (b1651), Leah (b1654), Elizabeth (1658) and Hannah b1637.

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