Michael Barstow

Male 1600 -


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  • Christened 17 Nov 1600  Shelf, Halifax Parish, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Married 16 Feb 1625  Halifax, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    (1) Grace Halstead, the daughter of Abraham and Susan (Whitely) Halstead. She was christened on 16 March 1597 in Halifax Parish, Yorkshire, England. She died before 5 December 1635 in England. 
    Occupation say 1630  [3
    He was a yoeman and a shopkeeper. 
    Immigration 1635  Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    He came over and settled in Charlestown. 
    Married Before 5 Dec 1635  [2, 3
    (2) Mercy ______. She died before 1642 in Charlestown, Massachusetts. 
    Religion 5 Dec 1635  Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Michael and Mercy were admitted to the Charlestown Church. 
    Freeman 3 Mar 1635/36  Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Married Before 1642  [2, 3
    (3) Grace Walker. On 7 July 1623 Grace, married (1) Richard Carver in St. Stephen's Church, Norwich, Norfolk, England. She died on Monday 20 July 1671 in Watertown, Massachusetts. 
    Moved To Before 1642  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Offices Held 28 Nov 1648  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    He was elected a Selectman. He served again in 1651, 1652, and 1656-1660. 
    Offices Held 18 May 1653  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    He was elected the Representative to the Massachusetts Bay General Court from Watertown. 
    Will 23 Jun 1674  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Inventory 13 May 1676  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Michael's estate was inventoried and valued at £57 15/10. 
    Probate/Proved 20 Jun 1676  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Siblings 3 siblings 
    Person ID I20335 
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2019 

    Father Matthew Barstow,   b. England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother unknown wife 
    Family ID F77  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 17 Nov 1600 - Shelf, Halifax Parish, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - (1) Grace Halstead, the daughter of Abraham and Susan (Whitely) Halstead. She was christened on 16 March 1597 in Halifax Parish, Yorkshire, England. She died before 5 December 1635 in England. - 16 Feb 1625 - Halifax, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - He came over and settled in Charlestown. - 1635 - Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Michael and Mercy were admitted to the Charlestown Church. - 5 Dec 1635 - Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFreeman - 3 Mar 1635/36 - Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved To - Before 1642 - Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - He was elected a Selectman. He served again in 1651, 1652, and 1656-1660. - 28 Nov 1648 - Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - He was elected the Representative to the Massachusetts Bay General Court from Watertown. - 18 May 1653 - Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 23 Jun 1674 - Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsInventory - Michael's estate was inventoried and valued at £57 15/10. - 13 May 1676 - Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate/Proved - 20 Jun 1676 - Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S84] Wyman, Thomas Bellows. The Genealogies and Estates of Charlestown, Massachusetts 1629-1818 , (Boston: David Clapp & Son, 1879).

    2. [S1361] Anderson, Robert Charles "The Wives of Michael Barstow and Richard Carver of Watertown, Mass." , (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume CXLVI, July 1992).

    3. [S90] Anderson, Robert Charles. The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, volume I (A-F), (Boston: New England Historic Genealogy Society, 1995).

    4. [S1362] Barstow, Michael. "Michael Bartow's Will" , (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume VIII, 1854).



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