John Whitcomb1,2,3,4,5,6,7

#2600, b. before 1599, d. 24 September 1662


Frances Coggan d. 16 May 1671


     John Whitcomb was born before 1599 at England.8 He married Frances Coggan, daughter of Henry Coggan, on 26 November 1623 at England. John Whitcomb died on 24 September 1662 at Lancaster, Worcester, Mass.

Other Events

      An unknown person and John Whitcomb and their children emigrated from England to Dorchester, Suffolk, Mass, in 1635 on the Hopewell.7 John Whitcomb became a Freeman at Plymouth, Plymouth, Mass., on 3 June 1652.9

Time Line

Birthb 1599, England8
Marriage1623, EnglandFrances Coggan
Birth of Son1629, EnglandRobert Whitcomb10
Emigration1635, Dorchester, Suffolk, Mass7
Birth of Sonc 1640, Dorchester, Suffolk, MassJosiah Whitcomb
Freeman1652, Plymouth, Plymouth, Mass9
Death1662, Lancaster, Worcester, Mass
ChartsDescendants of John Whitcomb
Pedigree of Robert Frank Collins
Pedigree of Sarah Olive Johnson




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  2. Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston: NEHGS, 2011), 3:1646.
  3. Martin E. Hollick, New Englanders in the 1600s (Boston: NEHGS, 2012), 251.
  4. Meredith B. Colket, Jr, Founders of Early American Families, 2nd rev. ed. (Cleveland: Order of the Founders and Patriots of America, 2002), 361.
  5. Donald Lines Jacobus, Index to Genealogical Periodicals, Together with "My Own Index", 3 vols in 1 (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2010), 3:71.
  6. Charlotte Whitcomb, The Whitcomb Family in America - A Biographical Genealogy (Minneapolis: The Author, 1904), 025-039.
  7. Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635, 7 vols., (Boston: NEHGS, 1999-2011), 7:326.
  8. Anderson, GM2, 7:329.
  9. Anderson, GM2, 7:327.
  10. Anderson, GM2, 7:330.