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Re: looking for family that travelled to america on the Winthrop fleet in 1630 and 1638

Posted: 8 Apr 2012 5:04AM GMT
Classification: Immigration
Surnames: POND
Name: John Pond
Year: 1630
Place: Boston, Massachusetts
Source Publication Code: 702
Primary Immigrant: Pond, John
Annotation: Contains passenger lists mentioned in Lancour, A Bibliography of Ship Passenger Lists, 1538-1825 (1963), nos. 7-10, 11(1), 13 (additions), 15-17(1), 19(1), 22-26, 31-33, 37-38, 40, 42, 45, 46, 48-50, 53-53A, 54A-62, 66, 67, 70, 71. Has an index to ship names, place names, and about 7,000 personal names, with variant surname spellings. In the present work, nos. 9120, 9135, 9143, 9144, and 9151, all by Tepper, have similar lists.
Source Bibliography: BOYER, CARL, 3RD, editor Ship Passenger Lists, National and New England (1600-1825). Newhall, CA: the editor, 1977. 270p. 4th pr. 1985. Reprint. Family Line Publications, Westminster, MD, 1992.
Page: 140


Name: John Pond
Year: 1630
Place: Massachusetts
Source Publication Code: 281
Primary Immigrant: Pond, John
Annotation: Over 700 names given, with list of 40 heads of families on the Mary and John, which sailed with the Winthrop Fleet. See also no. 0388, Bartlett; no. 3323, Hunt; no. 4477, Kuhns; and no. 6600, Passengers of the Mary and John, 1634.
Source Bibliography: BANKS, CHARLES EDWARD. The Winthrop Fleet of 1630: an Account of the Vessels, the Voyage, the Passengers and Their English Homes, from Original Authorities. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1930. 119p. Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, 1961. Repr. 1983.
Page: 87


Name: John Pond
Year: 1630
Place: Massachusetts
Family Members: Relative Winthrop; With brother
Source Publication Code: 6799.25
Primary Immigrant: Pond, John
Annotation: Most are date and port of arrival; some are date and place of settlement in Massachusetts. Name of ship, place of origin, occupation, and other genealogical data pertaining to will administration may also be provided.
Source Bibliography: POPE, CHARLES HENRY. The Pioneers of Massachusetts, A Descriptive List, Drawn from Records of the Colonies, Towns and Churches, and other Contemporaneous Documents. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1998. 550p.
Page: 365


Name: John Pond
Year: 1630
Place: New England
Source Publication Code: 116.1
Primary Immigrant: Pond, John
Annotation: Date and place of first residence in New England. Extracted from passenger lists, lists of freemen, colony and court records, notarial records, vital records, land records, church records, and journals and letters. Place of origin, occupation, and other genealogical and historical information may also be provided.
Source Bibliography: ANDERSON, ROBERT CHARLES. The Great Migration Begins, Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633. Three Volumes. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995. 2386p.
Page: 1490


Name: John Pond
Year: 1630
Place: Salem, Massachusetts
Source Publication Code: 263
Primary Immigrant: Pond, John
Annotation: Part 1, pp. 1-43, is a study of emigration to New England in colonial times; part 2, pp. 45-207, lists passengers and the ships they arrived on (3,600 passengers on 213 ships). From the Custom House records of English ports. Much of the information is contained in nos. 7906 and 7907, Savage; nos. 1672 and 1674, Drake; and no. 3283, Hotten.
Source Bibliography: BANKS, CHARLES EDWARD. The Planters of the Commonwealth; a Study of the Emigrants and Emigration in Colonial Times: To Which Are Added Lists of Passengers to Boston and to the Bay Colony; the Ships which Brought Them; Their English Homes, and the Places of Their Settlement in Massachusetts, 1620-1640. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1930. 231p. Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, 1961. Repr. 1984.
Page: 80


Name: John Pond
Year: 1630
Place: Salem, Massachusetts
Source Publication Code: 6111.6
Primary Immigrant: Pond, John
Annotation: Date and place of arrival. Place of origin, ship name, intended destination, and other genealogical data are provided for some.
Source Bibliography: "NEW ENGLAND SHIP AND PASSENGER LISTS." In Boulder Genealogical Society Quarterly (Boulder, CO). Vol. 4:2 (May 1972), pp. 27-30 (1630).
Page: 27


Name: John Pond
Year: 1620-1650
Place: Boston, Massachusetts
Source Publication Code: 275
Primary Immigrant: Pond, John
Annotation: Comprehensive listing of early immigrants, in various arrangements to assist the researcher. Pages 1-189 contain passenger lists; pages 193-295 are indexes.
Source Bibliography: BANKS, CHARLES EDWARD. Topographical Dictionary of 2885 English Emigrants to New England, 1620-1650. Edited, indexed and published by Elijah Ellsworth Brownell. Philadelphia: Bertram Press, 1937. 295p. Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, 1957. Repr. 1987.
Page: 154


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JOHN POND

In a letter of 23 July 1630 to John Winthrop Jr., Governor John Winthrop asked to be commended to "old Pond, and tell him both his sons are well and remember their duty to him. He must needs send his son John some more provisions, for much of that he brought was spoiled by the way" [WP 2:307]. This is followed by an account, in which "his passage and goods" had cost £27, and one cow had cost £15; of this only £10 4s. had been paid.
In a letter of 15 March 1630/1, written from Watertown to "my loving father William Ponde at Etherston [Edwardstone] in Suffolcke," John Pond (or perhaps his unnamed brother, since the letter is not signed) bemoaned the many difficulties of life in New England, citing many prices that were higher in New England than in old, and requested that his father send provisions. Just before closing he stated that "my wife remembers her humble duty to you," declared his intention to come home at Michaelmas if provisions were not sent, and in a postscript, recalling the sea voyage of the previous summer, stated that "no man thought that I and my little child would have lived and my boy is lame and my girl too" [WP 3:17-19].
COMMENTS: This letter, apparently written by John Pond himself, was barely literate, and the normalized orthography employed in the quotation above does not carry the flavor of the original.
The Pond family apparently carried out the plan of returning home later in 1631, for no further record of them is seen in New England.
Judith Baker, who was to marry William Pond of Edwardstone, had been a servant to Adam Winthrop, the father of Governor John Winthrop, and so the Pond family appears frequently in the Winthrop papers [WP 1: passim]. Since the parish registers of Edwardstone prior to 1645 are no longer extant, it will not be easy to learn more about this Pond family.


Partner Information Topographical Dictionary of 2885 English Emigrants to New England, 1620-1650 Record for Topographical Dictionary of 2885 English Emigrants to New England, 1620-1650
PAGE 154
JOHN, ROBERT & WILLIAM POND
PARISH OF GROTON
JOHN TO BOSTON, MASS
ROBERT & WILLIAM TO DORCHESTER, MASS
Various Reference: BANKS, MSS
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