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Thomas Dudley

Posted: 26 Dec 2007 1:42AM GMT
Classification: Obituary
Surnames: Dudley,Partridge,Bradstreet,,Wiggin,,Winthrop,Wade,Gilman,Holmes,Colfax,
Thomas Dudley

* Born: 1576, Yardley-Hastings, Northampton, England
* Political position: Governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony 1634, 1640, 1645, 1650
* Father of Anne Dudley (aka Anne Bradstreet, the poet) who married Simon Bradstreet
* Father of Joseph Dudley
* Grandfather of Paul Dudley
* Great grandfather of Rt. Hon. Andrew Wiggin
* 3rd great grandfather of Robert Charles Winthrop
* 3rd great grandfather of Benjamin Franklin Wade
* 4th great grandfather of Nicholas Gilman, a signer of the United States Constitution
* Double 5th great grandfather of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
* 5th great grandfather of Schuyler Colfax (the younger one)
* Double 6th great grandfather of Edward Partridge, Jr.
* 7th great grandfather of John Forbes Kerry
* Died: 1653 Roxbury, MA
* Buried: Roxbury, MA

Joseph Dudley

* Born: 23 Sep 1647, Roxbury, MA
* Son of Thomas Dudley
* Brother of Anne Dudley (aka Anne Bradstreet, the poet) who married Simon Bradstreet
* Father of Ann Dudley who married John Winthrop, son of Wait Still Winthrop
* Father of Paul Dudley
* 2nd great grandfather of Robert Charles Winthrop
* 6th great grandfather of John Forbes Kerry
* Political position: Colonial Governor of Massachusetts 1702-1715 (Also served as a member of British Parliament in 1693, and Lieutenant Governor of the Isle of Wright)
* Died: 2 Apr 1720, Roxbury, MA

Paul Dudley

* Born: September 3, 1675
* Son of Joseph Dudley
* Grandson of Thomas Dudley
* Political positions: Attorney-general of Massachusetts (1702 – 1718)
* Died: January 25, 1751

Simon Bradstreet

* Born: March 18, 1603
* Married Anne Dudley ((aka Anne Bradstreet, the poet) daughter of Thomas Dudley and sister of Joseph Dudley)
* Grandfather of Rt. Hon. Andrew Wiggin
* 2nd great grandfather of Benjamin Franklin Wade
* Double 4th great grandfather of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
* 4th great grandfather of Schuyler Colfax (the younger one)
* Double 5th great grandfather of Edward Partridge, Jr.
* 8th great grandfather of Herbert Clark Hoover
* 8th and 9th great grandfather of David Hackett Souter
* Political position: Governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony 1679-86
* Died: March 27, 1697

Thomas Lindall Winthrop

* Born: 6 March 1760, New London, CT
* He married Elizabeth Bowdoin Temple, granddaughter of James Bowdoin
* Great grandson of Joseph Dudley
* Great grandson of Wait Still Winthrop
* 2nd Great grandson of John Winthrop, Jr.
* 2nd great grandson of Thomas Dudley
* 3rd Great grandson of John Winthrop
* Father of Robert Charles Winthrop
* 3rd great grandfather of John Forbes Kerry
* Died: 22 Feb. 1841 Boston, Suffolk, MA

Robert Charles Winthrop

* Son of Thomas L. Winthrop
* Great grandson of James Bowdoin
* 2nd great grandson of Joseph Dudley
* 2nd great grandson of Wait Still Winthrop
* 3rd great grandson of John Winthrop, Jr.
* 3rd great grandson of Thomas Dudley
* 4th great grandson of John Winthrop
* 2nd great grandfather of John Forbes Kerry
* Married Elizabeth Cabot Blanchard, the great aunt of Endicott Peabody, founder of the Groton School, great aunt of Alice Hathaway Lee, first wife of Theodore Roosevelt, and great great great aunt of Endicott Peabody, Governor of Massachusetts

John Winthrop

* Born: 12 Jan 1587/8 Edwardston, Suffolk, England
* Father of John Winthrop, Jr.
* Grandfather of Wait Still Winthrop
* 3rd great grandfather of Thomas L. Winthrop
* 4th great grandfather of Robert Charles Winthrop
* 8th great grandfather of John Forbes Kerry
* Uncle of mother of Rev. Solomon Stoddard; Rev. Stoddard was the grandfather of Rev. Jonathan Edwards; Rev. Edwards was the father-in-law of the Rev. Aaron Burr, Sr.; Rev. Burr was the father of Vice-President Aaron Burr; Rev. Edwards was also the 3rd great grandfather of Edith Carow, who married Theodore Roosevelt
* Political position: Governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony 1630-33, 1637-39, 1642-43, 1646-48
* Of note: Winthrop, Massachusetts is named after him
* Died: 26 March 1649 Boston, Suffolk, MA
* Buried: King's Chapel Burying Ground in Boston, Massachusetts.
John Winthrop, the Younger

* Born: February 12, 1606 Groton, England
* Son of John Winthrop
* Father of Fitz-John Winthrop
* Father of Wait Still Winthrop
* Great-grandfather of Rebecca Winthrop who married Gurdon Saltonstall Jr-son of Governor of Connecticut [Gudron Saltonstall] of the Massachusetts Nathaniel Saltonstall family. Gurdon and Rebecca were the parents of Dudley Saltonstall.
* 2nd great grandfather of Thomas L. Winthrop
* 3rd Great grandfather of Robert Charles Winthrop
* 7th great grandfather of John Forbes Kerry
* Political position: Governor, Colony of Connecticut 1657-1658, 1659-1662, 1662-1676
* Died: April 5, 1676
* Buried: King's Chapel Burying Ground in Boston, Massachusetts.

Wait Still Winthrop

* Born: 27 Feb. 1642 Boston, Suffolk, MA
* Son of John Winthrop, Jr.
* Grandson of John Winthrop
* Brother Fitz-John Winthrop
* Great grandfather of Thomas L. Winthrop
* 2nd great grandfather of Robert Charles Winthrop
* 6th great grandfather of John Forbes Kerry
* Political position: Massachusetts Governors Council 1691; Chief Justice of Massachusetts
* Military service: Major General in Massachusetts Militia
* Died: 7 Nov. 1717 Boston, Suffolk, MA

Fitz-John Winthrop

* Born: March 14, 1637/8, Ipswich, Massachusetts
* Son of John Winthrop, Jr.
* Grandson of John Winthrop
* Brother Wait Still Winthrop
* Elected positions: Governor, Colony of Connecticut, 1698-1707
* Died: November 27, 1711
* Buried: King's Chapel Burying Ground in Boston, Massachusetts.

Rt. Hon. Andrew Wiggin

* Born: March 17, 1671
* Great grandson of Thomas Dudley
* Grandson of Simon Bradstreet and Thomas Wiggin.
* Brother: Bradstreet Wiggin
* Political position: Speaker of the House of Representatives of the New Hampshire Colony 1727-37
* Died: April 14, 1756

James Bowdoin

* Born: 7 Aug. 1726
* Great grandfather of Robert Charles Winthrop
* 5th great grandfather of John Forbes Kerry
* Political Position: Governor of Massachusetts 1785-87
* Of note: Bowdoin College is named for him
* Died: 6 Nov. 1790

James Bowdoin III

* Born: September 22, 1752
* Son of James Bowdoin
* Elected positions: Massachusetts State Assembly; Delegate to Massachusetts Constitutional Convention 1779,80
* Died: October 11, 1811 Naushon Island, Dukes Co., Massachusetts

Jeremiah Mason

* Born: 27 Apr. 1768 Lebanon, CT
* Married Mary Means, the aunt of Jane Appleton who married Franklin Pierce
* 3rd great grandfather of John Forbes Kerry
* Political positions:
* Attorney General of New Hampshire 1802-1805
* U.S. Senator from New Hampshire 1813-17
* New Hampshire State house of representatives 1820-1821
* Died: 14 Oct. 1848 Boston, Suffolk, MA

Jacob Blackwell

* Born: 20 Nov 1717, NY
* 5th great grandfather of John Forbes Kerry
* Political position: Representative to New York Provincial Congress 1774
* Died: 23 Oct. 1780 Newtown, Queens, NY

John Forbes Kerry

* 2nd great grandson of Robert Charles Winthrop
* 3rd great grandson of Jeremiah Mason
* 5th great grandson of Jacob Blackwell
* 5th great grandson of James Bowdoin
* 6th great grandson of Joseph Dudley
* 6th great grandson of Wait Still Winthrop
* 7th great grandson of Thomas Dudley
* 7th great grandson of John Winthrop, Jr.
* 8th great grandson of John Winthrop
* 4th cousin twice removed of Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

* Son of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., the poet
* Double 4th great grandson of Simon Bradstreet
* Double 5th great grandson of Thomas Dudley
* 1st cousin of Robert Treat Paine
* 4th cousin twice removed of Benjamin Franklin Wade

Benjamin Franklin Wade

* 2nd great grandson of Simon Bradstreet
* 3rd great grandson of Thomas Dudley
* 4th cousin twice removed of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
* Uncle of Ellen Maria Wade who married Schuyler Colfax

Edward Wade

* Brother of Benjamin Franklin Wade
* 2nd great grandson of Simon Bradstreet
* 3rd great grandson of Thomas Dudley
* 4th cousin twice removed of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
* Uncle of Ellen Maria Wade who married Schuyler Colfax

Schuyler Colfax

* Married Ellen Maria Wade, niece of Benjamin Franklin Wade

Schuyler Colfax

* Son of Schuyler Colfax
* Great nephew of Benjamin Franklin Wade
* Great nephew of Edward Wade
* 4th Great grandson of Simon Bradstreet
* 5th great grandson of Thomas Dudley
* Elected positions: Mayor of South Bend, Indiana 1898-1902

Edward Partridge, Jr.

* 25 Jun 1833 - 17 Nov 1900
* Utah Territorial Legislature 1873; Delegate to 1895 Utah Constitutional Convention
* Brother of Emily Dow Partridge who married Brigham Young of the Richards-Young Family
* Double 5th great grandson of Simon Bradstreet
* 5th great grandson of George Wyllys (governor) of the Wyllys-Haynes Family
* 5th great grandson of John Haynes
* Double 6th great grandson of Thomas Dudley
* 1st cousin 4x removed of George Wyllys (sec of state)

Frederick J. Polsky

* Born: 1972
* Alaskan Independence Party Candidate, Alaska House of Representatives, 1994
* 9th great grandson of Thomas Dudley

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