(1588-1659) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England & Cambridge, Middlesex co., MA

(Third Generation - Wright Family)


BIRTH & BAPTISM Rebecca was born in 1588 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England and was baptized in St. Edward, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England on 2 October 1588[1,2].
MIGRATION With her second husband Stephen DAY, son William BOARDMAN and sons Stephen and Matthew Day, Rebecca emigrated to New England in 1638, sailing aboard the John[4,7].
DEATH Rebecca died in Cambridge, Middlesex co., MA on 17 October 1658; she was 70[4].
MARRIAGE #1 On 24 August 1605 Rebecca married Andrew BOARDMAN, in St. Edward, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England[6,7,8,9,10].

ii. Andrewe1 BOARDMAN
iii. Andrewe2 BOARDMAN
iv. Thomas BOARDMAN
v. William BOARDMAN Please see his own page.

MARRIAGE #2 Sometime before Grace Day's birth on 18 August 1633 when Rebecca was 45, she second married Stephen DAY, in Cambridge, Middlesex co., MA[8]. With Rebecca, Stephen, son William Boardman and sons Stephen and Matthew Day, the family emigrated to New England aboard the John[7] in 1638[4]. Stephen was a locksmith and the first printer in the Massachusetts Bay Colony. He set up the first press in Cambridge, Middlesex co., MA in March of 1638/9[4].

CHILDREN &surnamed DAY) i. Grace DAY Grace was born on 18 August 1633.
ii. Stephen DAY
iii. Matthew DAY

GENERATION Great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great (G9) Grandmother
SOURCES 1. New England Historic and Genealogical Register. Vols. 1+, (Boston: New England Historic and Genealogical Register, 1845+), [NEHGR], ??:37.

2. Parish Register of St. Edward, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.

3. [NEHGR], ??:38.

4. Ibid. ??:40.

5. Ibid. ??:36.

6. Parish Registers of St. Clement, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, 1567-1636

7. [NEHGR], ??:41.

8. Torrey, Charles, New England Marriages Prior to 1700., (Boston: New England Historic and Genealogical Society). [Torrey].

9. DeForest, Louis Effingham, Our Colonial and Continental Ancestors: The Ancestry of Mr. and Mrs. Louis William Dommerich, (New York, N.Y.: The DeForest Publ. Co., 1930), [Dommerich], 52.

10. Paine, Lyman May, My Ancestors: A Memorial of John Paine & Mary Ann May of East Woodstock, Conn., ([Chicago, Ill.]: privately printed, 1914), [Paine (#5)], 59.

11. [NEHGR], ??:37.

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