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Descendants of John May of Roxbury, Mass., 1640

Author: Samuel May, Jr.; John Joseph May; Richard S Edes; John Wilder May; John Franklin May
Publisher: Baltimore : Gateway Press, Inc., 1978.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second EditionView all editions and formats
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John May (1590-1670) came to America with his wife and two sons, John and Samuel in 1640. They settled in Roxbury, Massachusetts. A book entitled "Worthies of England", printed in 1694, assigns the Mays of Sussex, England, a Portuguese origin. However, this has not been proven. In 1641 a record is found where John May was registered as a member in the church of John Eliot. Also a record of his becoming a FREEMAN of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Family histories
Genealogy
Genealogies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
May, Samuel, 1810-1899.
Descendants of John May of Roxbury, Mass., 1640.
Baltimore : Gateway Press, 1978
(OCoLC)608594314
Named Person: John May; May family.; May.; May family.; John May
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel May, Jr.; John Joseph May; Richard S Edes; John Wilder May; John Franklin May
OCLC Number: 5187626
Notes: First edition published in 1878 under title: A genealogy of the descendants of John May.
Includes indexes.
Description: xvii, 596 pages ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Descendants of John May of Roxbury, Massachusetts, 1640
May family book
Responsibility: originally compiled by Samuel May, John Joseph May, Richard S Edes, John Wilder May ; revised, supplemented, & indexed by John Franklin May.

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John May (1590-1670) came to America with his wife and two sons, John and Samuel in 1640. They settled in Roxbury, Massachusetts. A book entitled "Worthies of England", printed in 1694, assigns the Mays of Sussex, England, a Portuguese origin. However, this has not been proven. In 1641 a record is found where John May was registered as a member in the church of John Eliot. Also a record of his becoming a FREEMAN of the colony. On 24 April 1670, John May made a will and died four days later.

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