The Ancestry of Overmire Tifft Richardson Bradford Reed

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  • ID: I42065
  • _UID: A536A00CD66146568D4A9E84D00F2381D6B5
  • Name: Maj. Richard (Immigrant, bef 1645) Waldron
  • Sex: M 1
  • Birth: BEF 6 JAN 1615 in Alcester, Warwickshire, England
  • Death: 27 JUN 1689 in Killed by Indians, Cochecho, Dover, Strafford Co., NH
  • Baptism: 6 JAN 1615 Alcester, Warwickshire, England
  • Note:

    Col. Thomas Wentworth Higginson and Attorney General Elliot Richardson are descendants.



    REPRESENTATIVE, 1654, 1657, 1661


    "Major Richard Waldron, aged eighty, died a particularly gruesome death when natives extracted their revenge on him in 1689." --King Philip's War, Eric B. Schultz and Michael J. Tougias, p. 74

    "RICHARD, Dover 1645, b. at Alcester, Co. Warwick, bapt. 6 Jan. 1616, m. prob. in Eng. whither he ret. aft. first coming, says tradit. in 1635, had, perhaps, after sec. coming, Paul; Timothy, wh. is said to have d. at Harv. Col. bef. gr.; Richard, b. 1650; Ann; Elnathan, 6 July 1659, d. at 5 mos.; Esther, 1 Dec. 1660; and Mary, 14 Sept. 1663, perhaps d. soon, and so many have also, her mo. (these three last rec. at Boston); and by sec. w. Ann, perhaps sis. of the first Richard Scammon, had Eleazer, 1 May 1665; Elizabeth 18 Oct. 1666; Mary, again, 17 July 1668, d. a. 14 yrs. old; was a man of great influence, rep. 1654, 7, 61, and very oft. aft. speaker 1666 to 9, 73, part of 74 to 76, and last in 1679, was a capt. early and maj. in the great Ind. war 1675 and 6; one of the counsel, under new form of governm. of N. H. 1680, and on the d. of Presid. Cutt, 1681, was head of the Prov. until the arr. of royal gov. His w. d. 7 Feb. 1680, and he was k. by the Ind. 27 June 1689, with circumst. of unusualy cruelty, aged 74, not, as Farmer says, 80. His d. Ann, m. a. 1670, Rev. Joseph Gerish of Wenham; Esther m. Henry Elkins wh. d. early, and she next m. 21 June 1686, Abraham Lee, wh. was k. at the same time with her f. and she next m. Richard Jose, sheriff of the prov. outliv. him, m. once more, and went across the ocean to d. in the isl. of Jersey; and Elizabeth m. John Gerrish of Dover." --James Savage

    1) D. B. (David) Robinson Database, 15 Nov 2004 &db=haruspex&id=I24075
    2) King Philip's War, Eric B. Schultz and Michael J. Tougias, p. 74
    3) A Genealogical Dictionary of The First Settlers of New England,
    Before 1692, By James Savage, Volume #4 s.htm
  • Change Date: 14 JUL 2007

    Father: William Waldron b: BEF 25 JUL 1577 in Alcester, Warwickshire, England
    Mother: Catherine Raven b: ABT 1580 in England

    Marriage 1 Unknown First Wife b: ABT 1620
    • Married: ABT 1640
    • Change Date: 24 JUN 2005
    • Note: 20:51
    1. Has Children Elizabeth Waldron b: ABT 1645 in Dover, Strafford Co., NH

    Marriage 2 Ann Scammon b: Bet 1624 and 1630 in England
    • Married: ABT 1650 in perhaps Dover, Strafford Co., NH
    • Change Date: 24 JUN 2005
    • Note: 20:51

    1. Media: Website
      Title: The Ancestry of Overmire, Tifft, Richardson, Bradford, Reed
      Author: Larry Overmire
      Publication: RootsWeb World Connect Project, 2000-2010
      Date: 26 Jan 2010
      Date: 26 JAN 2010
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