Ormsby,  John

Ormsby, John

Male 1641 - 1718  (76 years)

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  • Name Ormsby, John  [1, 2
    Born 12 Dec 1641  Saco, York, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Mar 1718  Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I31490  Sullivan Burgess Family Tree
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2018 

    Family Martin, Grace Eleanor,   b. 21 Sep 1640, Ottery St Mary, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1717, Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 5 Jan 1664  Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
    +1. Ormsby, Martha,   b. 7 May 1680, Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1756, Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F10764  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Dec 1641 - Saco, York, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Jan 1664 - Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Mar 1718 - Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Family Crest
    Ormsby Family Crest
    Ormsby Family Crest

  • Notes 
    • “Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England”, volume 3, by Savage.

      “John Ormsby was a Proprietor at Rehoboth in 1668. He was one of Gallup’s Company in 1690 in Phips’expedition against Quebec.”

      John Ormsby, born before 1645 possibly at Saco (Maine), as a Proprietor of Rehoboth Mass in 1668. No Wife’s name is given, but lists five children as Elizabeth born 27 Nov. 1674, Mary born 4 APR 1677, Jonathan born 26 Aug. 1678, Martha born 7 May 1680 and Jacob born 16 Mar 1682. John Ormsby was brother of Jacob and Thomas, also of Rehoboth and son of Richard Ormsby and Sarah.

      John Ormsby’s name (or his son’s) was included “of the inhabitants and proprietors of the Towne of Rehoboth having Rights and Titles to the Measuages, Tenements and Lands contained in the quit-claim deed of William Bradford to the town of Rehoboth, which hath been reade and allowed in a full Towne Meeting, February the 7th, 1689:”

      Plymouth Scrapbook.
      June 2, 1669, he gave bond as administrator of an estate April 1, 1669, he inventoried the estate of F. Stevens. He was a witness on the bond of Richard Bowen, II of Rehoboth. His signature on all these documents is spelled Ormsby.

      History of Rehoboth by Tilton.
      In a list of persons sharing in land given by Quit Claim Deed from King Phillip, May 26, 1668, among others were; Ormsby, John, Thomas, Jacob. (All sons of Richard).

      History of Rehoboth, Mass. by Tilton.
      In a list of inhabitants and proprietors who shared in lands given to the Town of Rehoboth, by Quit Claim Deed Feb. 7, 1689, by William Bradford and recorded Apr. 21, 1735, among others were; Ormsby, John, Thomas, and Mary, Jacob Ormsby’s daughter. (Jacob had died 1677).

      Inventory of the estate of Francis Stevens of Rehoboth was made April 1st, 1669 by Wm. Carpenter and John Ormsby.

      Bradford Co. Pa Queries
      John’s sister, Grace Martin (1640 England - July 4, 1710 Rehoboth) married John Ormsby (b. Sept 21, 1640 - March 10, 1717 18 Rehoboth) on Jan 25, 1663 64 in Rehoboth.

  • Sources 
    1. [S298] Massachusetts Birth, Death, Marriage Probate and Buiral Records Archived.
      Record for John Ormsby

    2. [S322] New England Historic Genealogical Society.
      Record for Grace Martin