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Marriage: Children:
  1. Richard BOYNTON: Birth: 22 MAY 1631 in Wintringham, Knapton, East Riding, Yorkshire, England.

  2. John BOYNTON: Birth: 1 MAY 1635 in Wintringham, Knapton, East Riding, Yorkshire, England.

  3. Elizabeth BOYNTON: Birth: 18 NOV 1637 in Wintringham, Knapton, East Riding, Yorkshire, England.

  4. John BOYNTON: Birth: 19 DEC 1640 in Rowley, Essex Co., MA. Death: 26 MAR 1665

  5. Zachariah BOYNTON: Birth: 11 OCT 1644 in Rowley, Essex Co., MA. Death: 4 AUG 1660

  6. Zachary BOYNTON: Birth: 11 OCT 1644 in Rowley, Essex Co., MA.

  7. Joshua BOYNTON: Birth: 10 AUG 1646 in Newbury, Essex, MA. Death: 12 NOV 1736

  8. Zachary BOYNTON: Birth: 10 AUG 1646 in Rowley, Essex Co., MA.

  9. Mary BOYNTON: Birth: 23 JUL 1648 in Rowley, Mass.

  10. Caleb BOYNTON: Birth: 7 APR 1650 in Rowley, Essex Co., MA. Death: 13 SEP 1708 in Ipswich, Essex Co., MA

  11. Sarah BOYNTON: Birth: 1 DEC 1652 in Rowley, Mass. Death: 8 AUG 1654 in Rowley, Mass


Sources
1. Title:   "History, Genealogy and Baronets of the Boynton Family in England"
Author:   Betham , --
2. Title:   "The History of New Ipswich, New Hampshire 1735-1914"
Page:   248
Author:   Chandler, Charles Henry and Sarah Fiske Lee
Publication:   Name: Sentinel Printing Company, Fitchburg MA, 1914;

Notes
a. Note:   NG21577
Note:   BIRT PLAC Wintringham, Knapton, East Riding Of Yorkshire, England. one of the first school teachers in the colonies arrived in rowley 1638 on the ship "john"with his brother. a free man by 13 may 1640 in 1643 had 1 1/2 acres of land on bradford street next to his brother 1657 bought farm from john clark at newbury in 1657, moved to ipswich in 1667, back to rowley 1684,but died aged 80 in ipswich. also worked as a tailor essex deeds 5 ips. 273, 23:201 banks, rowley vr m 251 d 443 b 24-29 William and John came to america under the auspives of sir mathew boynton in 1638 to settle new england. while matthew boynton remained in england and joined the followers of oliver cromwell, the party left hull autum of 1638 and landed in boston later same year. many of the families were wealthy,pruchasing tracts of land between newbury and ipswich,taking possession of the lands in spring 1639 naming the town rowley ,in honor of their minister Mr Ezekiel Rogers who had been a preacer in a town of the same name in yorkshire. william gave a farm to each of is children in his lifetime. William Boynton (born in East Riding of Yorkshire, England, in 1606) a nd E lizabeth Jackson (born in England). They came to Rawley, Mass. in t he Autu mn of 1638 with Rev. Ezekiel Rogers. William was assigned a l ot on Bradfo rd Street, to which is subsequently added largely by purcha se in various p arts of the county. He gave a farm to each of his childr en in his lifetim e. In records he is referred to as a "planter", "weave r" and "tailor ". He taught the Rawley school from 1656 to 1681. William a nd Elizabeth h ad seven children: John, Elizabeth, Zachariah, Joshua, Mar y, Caleb, and Sa rah. He was married to Elizabeth Jackson in 1630. Elizabeth Jackson w as bo rn in 1618 in Hunsley, York, England. She died in 1687 in Salisbur y, Esse x, Massachusetts. Info: The Colonial Genealogist, Vol. XI Nos. 2- 3, 41- 42 Issues, "The Yorkshire Background of the Boyntons of Rowley", Ro bert Jo seph Curfman, Massachusetts, FAS/hc, FSO, Associate Editor. p. 72. His wife ELIZABETH JACKSON died in Salisbury, Massachusetts, 1687 (Hoy t, O ld Fams. 1:67). Some of their children and grandchildren are fou nd in New bury and Salisbury records, and his son Joshua Boynton (1646-173 6) was a " soldier under Maj. Appleton in King Philip's 'warrs at Narragan sett'" (Hoy t, Old Fams. 1:68). (Hoyt, Old Fams. 1:67-80); Boynton Fam. 1 -2; Pionee rs of Mass. 62; GDNE 1:227.) William Boynton, elder son of William and Anne Boynton was born 160 5- 06 in Knapton in Wintringham, East Riding of Yorkshire, England. He mar ri ed Elizabeth Jackson, daughter of William Jackson, 1630 in England. S he w as born 1618 in Hunsley, York, England and died in 1687 in Salisbur y, Esse x, Massachusetts. To this union seven children were born: John, El izabet h, Zachariah, Joshua, Mary, Caleb and Sarah. In 1637, William along with his brother John, joined the expedition w hi ch was fitted out under the auspices of Sir Matthew Boynton and othe rs w ho made extensive preparations for a settlement in New England. Sir M atth ew Boynton remained behind and joined the fortunes of Oliver Cromwel l. T he remainder of the party embarked at Hull in the Autumn of 1638, a nd ca me to the American colonies with Rev. Ezekiel Rogers, arriving in Bo sto n, New England the same year. Many of the families were wealthy, a nd wi th the means brought with them purchased a tract of land situated be twe en the towns of Newbury and Ipswich. They took possession of the la nd in A pril 1639 and named it Rowley, in honor of their minister, Rev. Ez ekiel Ro gers. William was a Rawley proprietor from May 13, 1640 and made a freeman M ay 1 640. He was assigned a lot on Bradford Street but increased his hold in gs by purchasing land in Essex County until he was able to gi ve a fa rm to each of his children in his lifetime. In records he is referred to as a " planter', "weaver" and "tailor". Rec or ds indicate William was christened in 1640 in Rowley, Essex, Massachuse tt s. He was appointed schoolmaster in February 1656-57, a position he he ld f rom 1656 to 1681. William died December 8, 1686 in Ipswich, Essex, Ma ssach usetts and was buried on December 12, 1686. The Colonial Genealogist, Vol. XI, Nos. 2-3, Issues 41-42 The Yorkshire Background of the Boyntons of Rowley, Robert Joseph Curfman Pioneers of Massachusetts Hoyt Old Farms, 1:67-80 Boynton Family History


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