Each of these genealogical lines trace their roots from the British Isles to Colonial Massachusetts, arriving during the 1600s. They settled in towns like Barnstable, Dedham, Duxbury, Lexington, Lynn, Marshfield, Salem, Salisbury, and Watertown. Many of these families continued north to Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont during the early 1700s. This site lists genealogical information about over 10,000 individuals who are descendants of the following surnames:
Anderson Blake Brackett Bradbury Carver Conant Chute Darling Farrington Hallett Hamblen/Hamblin/Hamlin Haskell Knight Mansfield Mather Noyes Plumer/Plummer Proctor Sanford Sawyer Sewell Shackford Snow Thurston Waite Watts Woodward
Our sincere thanks to the many who have contributed their work to this effort. Please contact Bob Anderson for corrections, or if you wish to contribute your work with Colonial Massachusetts surnames who emmigrated from the British Isles during the 1600s.
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Anderson (201) Applin/Appling (35) Bamford/Basford (141) Berry (27) Blackington (10) Bodge (24) Brackett (175) Bradbury (116) Campbell (43) Carver (220) Chute (82) Clark (10) Conant (59) Darling (221) Doucette (10) Farrington (798) Flynn (40) Hallett (244) Hamblen/Hamblin/Hamlin (455) Hamilton (14) Haseltine (16) Haskell (311) Hill (29) Kelley (28) Knight (140) Leavitt (26) Mansfield (335) Mather (56) Mayberry (121) McDougall (21) Meehan (51) Metcalf (20) Noyes (676) Odell (12) Plumer/Plummer (191) Procter/Proctor (103) Sanford (134) Sawyer (261) Smith (22) Snow (118) Thomas (15) True (7) Thurston (231) Waight/Waite (57) Washburn (17) Watts (150) Webb (12) Woodward (221)
Anderson Bamford/Erb Bartlett Doherty Farrington Flynn Hamblin/Hamlin Mansfield Metcalf Meehan Rooney Watts
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Alden Allen Andriole Atkins Babb Bagley Baily Bennett Berry Beverage Bibber Bizier Bohlinger Brooks Brown Burchstead Carr Charette Church Cloutman Collins Corbin Cox Crocker Cummings Cutting Davis Dickey Doherty Donahue Doty (Mayflower Passenger) Driscoll Epps Fahy Ferran Flaherty Foster Garrity Gillikin Goepfrich Goodridge Greeley Hartnett Hatcher Hill Holt Ingersoll Laffin Laverty Lefebvre Kennedy Marston Matthews Metcalf Murphy Needham Noddin Norman Poor Priest Proctor Quinn Ralich Reeves Ryan Sarterelli Senter Simpson Sloane Small Stevens Stocker Tannuzo Townsend Tuttle Vasquez Waterman Weeks Wendell
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