Monday, October 19, 2009

William Trotter 1627-1676 Cutbury Gibbs 1628

William Trotter
Born 4 Apr 1630 Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
Note:  Newbury existed as a plantation prior to its being settled in 1635.  Some sources claim William may have been born in England because his birth year is 1630. 
Parents George Trotter and Gertrude Wren
Religion:  Quaker
Married 1) Cutbury Gibbs 9 Dec 1652 Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
Note: Her name IS Cutbury not Catherine in the record
2) Alice Ebel 28 Sep 1667 New York City, New York
Died September 1676 Piscataway, Middlesex, New Jersey
Sources
Marriage to Cutbury : Massachusetts Marriages 1695-1910  Film 0886202-03 Batch M50032-2
Marriage to Alice:  Clemens, William Montgomery. American Marriage Records Before 1699. Pompton Lakes, NJ, USA: Biblio Co., 1926
A Genealogical Dictionary of The First Settlers of New England Before 1692 Volume 4 Treadway-Trow By James Savage
Passenger and Immigration Lists Index 1652 page 292
Ipswich Court Records and Files, The Essex Antiquarian, vol. 10, 1906
http://www.dougwilson.com/family/reports/fam1058.html
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=49075126
Cutbury Gibbs (Some say Catherine others say Ann)
Born 8 Jul 1628 Piscataway, Middlesex, New Jersey
Parents John Gibbs and Joan Scott
1667 Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
Sources
A Genealogical Dictionary of The First Settlers of New England Before 1692 Volume 4 Treadway-Trow By James Savage Note:  Savage disparages her name, calling it "unchristian"

CHILDREN (those he had with Cutbury)

Mary Trotter
Born 22 Jan 1652 Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
Note:  the calendar used at the time began in March so the real year for Mary's birth would be 1653.  With that said, in Newbury court records, in 1653: “William Trotter and wife fined and to be whipped for defiling themselves before the marriage bed.”
Sources
Massachusetts Births and Christenings 1639-1915 Batch C50032-1 Film 823653
Rebecca Trotter
Born 5 Jul 1655 Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
Married Reverend John Drake 7 Jul 1677 Piscataway, Middlesex, New Jersey
Note:  Alternate city for marriage place is Elizabethtown
Children: Hannah, John, Francis, Samuel, Joseph, Benjamin, Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Ebenezer, Ephraim, Rebecca, Abigail, Mary
Buried 1702 Piscataway, Middlesex, New Jersey
Sources
Massachusetts Births and Christenings 1639-1915 Batch C50032-1 Film 823653
Lineages of Members of the National Society of Sons and Daughters of the Pilgrims, Vol. I page 527
http://ringleib.com/Ringleib_Info/Family_Tree/ColinR/d782.htm#P2357
Samuel Trotter
Born 5 Jun 1657 Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
Note: given name is spelled Samuell in record
Married Hannah Higgins abt 1680 New Jersey
Children:  Abigail, Benjamin, William, Hannah, Rebecca, Sarah, Mary, Phoebe
Died Piscataway, Middlesex, New Jersey
Sources
Massachusetts Births and Christenings 1639-1915 Batch C50032-1 Film 823653 ref 2
Massachusetts, Town Vital Collections, 1620-1988
Benjamin Trotter
Born Jun 1659 Newbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts
Note:  his given name is not on the record
Married Hannah
Children: Sarah, Abigail, Benjamin, William, Hannah, Rebecca, Mary, unnamed baby
Death abt 1726 (Will Proved 18 Apr 1726)  
Sources
Massachusetts Births and Christenings 1639-1915 Batch C50032-1 Film 823653
New Jersey Abstract of Wills page 472-3 
*William Trotter
Born 1661 Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
Occupation: Sawyer working in Philadelphia
Married Rebecca Theach 18 Apr 1693 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Children:  William, Joseph, Benjamin
Died 11 Sep 1699 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Note:  he died of yellow fever a few months before the birth of their last son
Sources
https://sites.google.com/site/webstergriggsfamilies/webster/trotter
Abigail Trotter
Born 1 Feb 1663 Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
Note:  name spelled Abigaill in record
Died 11 Sep 1699 Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
Sources
Birth:  Massachusetts Births and Christenings 1639-1915 Batch C04442-7  Film 877468 ref 15
Sarah Trotter
Born 3 May 1665 Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
Note: Her given name is spelled Sara in the record
Married Joseph Martin 25 Nov 1679 Woodbridge, Middlesex, New Jersey
Children:  James, Joseph, Abigail, David, Joshua, Moses
Died Woodbridge, Middlesex, New Jersey
Sources
Birth:  Massachusetts Births and Christenings 1639-1915 Batch C04442-7  Film 877468 ref 18
http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/z/i/z/John-F-Corleto/WEBSITE-0001/UHP-0864.html
Robert Trotter
Born 1667 Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
Died Baltimore, Maryland
Sources
Ancestral File

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