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William Goddard

Male 1628 - 1691  (~ 63 years)


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  • Name William Goddard 
    Christened 28 Feb 1627/28  Inglesham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1647  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Emigration 1665  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Office Held 1668 to 1669 
    Occupation say 1670  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Freeman Dec 1677  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    Religion 8 Jan 1687/88  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Died 6 Oct 1691  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Person ID I282  Roy Family Genealogy | Roy Line
    Last Modified 12 May 2019 

    Father Edward Goddard,   c. 11 Oct 1590, Inglesham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Priscilla D'Oyley,   b. Abt 1593, Chiselhampton, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1681, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 5, 8, 10
    Family ID F313  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Miles,   b. Abt 1631, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1697/98, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Married England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12
    Children 
     1. William Goddard,   b. 1653, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1708, Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)  [Birth]
     2. Joseph Goddard,   b. 1655, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1728, Brookline, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)  [Birth]
     3. Robert Goddard,   b. London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1716, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     4. Thomas Goddard,   b. 8 Jun 1667, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1667, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [Birth]
     5. Benjamin Goddard,   b. 17 Aug 1668, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1748, Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [Birth]
     6. Elizabeth Goddard,   b. 22 Jan 1670/71, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. young  [Birth]
     7. Josiah Goddard,   b. Abt 1672, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1720, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years)  [Birth]
    +8. Edward Goddard, Esq,   b. 24 Mar 1674/75, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1754, Framingham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 12 May 2019 
    Family ID F316  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 28 Feb 1627/28 - Inglesham, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - He was a citizen and grocer in London, England. He suffered in the Great Fire of London. - 1647 - London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmigration - He came to New England and settled in Watertown, Massachusetts. His wife and surviving children came over the following year. - 1665 - Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - He was hired by the town to instruct the children in Latin. - say 1670 - Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFreeman - Dec 1677 - Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - William was admitted to the First Church Watertown. - 8 Jan 1687/88 - Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Oct 1691 - Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - - England Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S517] Reed, Paul C. and Dorothy E. Hopkins. "The Identity of Anne Gifford, Wife of Thomas Goddard: Correcting the Royal Ancestry of the Immigrant William Goddard" , (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume 156, April 2002).

    2. [S520] Flagg, Charles Allcott. The Descendants of Eleazer Flagg and his wife, Huldah Chandler of Grafton, Mass. , (Boston: The Press of D. Clapp & Son, 1903).

    3. [S88] Paige, Lucius R. History of Cambridge, Massachusetts 1630-1877 with a Genealogical Register , (Boston: H. O. Houghton and Company, 1877).

    4. [S831] Bouley, Charles Henry. Biographical Sketches of the Pioneer Settlers of New England and Their Descendants in Worcester, Massachusetts, (Barre, Massachusetts: Barre Publishers, 1964).

    5. [S978] Temple, Josiah Howard. A Genealogical Register of Framingham Families including All Who took up Residence in Town Before A.D. 1860 , (Framingham, Massachusetts: The Town of Framingham, 1887).

    6. [S463] Bond, Henry. Genealogies of the Families and Descendants of the Early Settlers of Watertown, Massachusetts including Waltham and Weston, (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1860).

    7. [S1038] Woodward, Ashbel. "Brief Memoirs and Notices of Prince's Subscribers" , (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume XIII, 1859).

    8. [S86] Gozzaldi, Mary Isabella. History of Cambridge, Massachusetts 1630-1877 with a Genealogical Register - Supplement and Index Reprint of 1930 edition, (Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1986).

    9. [S521] Holden, Austin. "Records Relating to the Goddard and Frost Families", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume LIII, April 1899).

    10. [S1054] Coolidge, Ruth M. Goddard Genealogy , (Brookline, Massachusetts: manuscript, 1983).

    11. [S522] Hyde, Myrtle Stevens and Paul L. Child. "Child-Foote-Goddard Connections" , (New Haven, Connecticut: The American Genealogist, volume LXIII, 1988).

    12. [S952] Hudson, Charles. History of the Town of Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts from its First Settlement in 1657 to 1861 with a Brief Sketch of the Town of Northborough, (Boston: T.R. Marvin & Son, 1862).