Saturday, February 5, 2011

Surname Saturday - SOULE (England > Massachusetts)

It's Surname Saturday, and I'm "counting down" my Ancestral Name List each week. I am up to number 179,  who is Martha SOULE (1743-1828), one of my 5th-great-grandmothers. [Note: The 5th great-grandfathers have been covered in earlier posts] 

My ancestral line back through five generations of SOULE families is:

1. Randall J. Seaver

2. Frederick Walton Seaver (1911-1983)
3. Betty Virginia Carringer (1919-2002)

4. Frederick Walton Seaver (1876-1942)
5. Alma Bessie Richmond (1882-1962)
 
10.  Thomas Richmond (1848-1917)
11.  Julia White (1848-1912)
 
22.  Henry Arnold White (1824-1885)
23.  Amy Frances Oatley (1826-before 1870)
 
44.  Jonathan White (1806-1850)
45.  Miranda Wade (1804-1850)
 
88.  Humphrey White (1758-1814)
89.  Sybil Kirby (1764-1848)

 178. David Kirby, born 16 Aug 1740 in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States; died before 01 May 1832 in Westport, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States. He was the son of 356. Ichabod Kirby and 357. Rachel Allen. He married 21 Apr 1763 in Tiverton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States.
179. Martha Soule, born 01 Oct 1743 in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States; died 26 May 1828 in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States.

Children of David Kirby and Martha Soule are:  Sybil Kirby (1764-1848); Ichabod Kirby (1782-????).

358. Benjamin Soule, born 18 Nov 1719 in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States; died 31 Jan 1803 in Westport, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States. He married  about 1742 in probably Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States.
359. Meribah Waite, born 20 Jul 1720 in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States; died 03 Feb 1803 in Westport, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States. She was the daughter of 718. Thomas Waite and 719. Mary Tripp.

Children of Benjamin Soule and Meribah Waite are:  Martha Soule (1743-1828); Patience Soule (1745-1780).

716. Jacob Soule, born about 1687 in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States; died about Feb 1747 in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States. He married 22 Jan 1710 in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States.
717. Rebecca Gifford, born 1689 in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States; died before 1747 in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States. She was the daughter of 1434. Robert Gifford and 1435. Sarah Wing.

Children of Jacob Soule and Rebecca Gifford are:  Joseph Soule (1711-1793); Elizabeth Soule (1712-1781); Oliver Soule (1714-1715); Rebecca Soule (1715-1747); Nathaniel Soule (1718-1769); Benjamin Soule (1719-1803); Rosamond Soule (1723-1801); Stephen Soule (1727-1789).

1432. Nathaniel Soule, born about 1637 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States; died before 12 Oct 1699 in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States. He married before 1681 in probably Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States.
1433. Rose Thorn, died before May 1708 in probably Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States.

Children of Nathaniel Soule and Rose Thorn are: Nathaniel Soule (1682-1766); Sylvanus Soule (1683-1754); Mary Soule (1684-1783); Susannah Soule (1686-1733); Sarah Soule (1687-????); Jacob Soule (1687-1747); Myles Soule (1690-1720).

2864. George Soule, born Abt. 1593 in England; died before 22 Jan 1679 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. He married before 1626 in probably Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.
2865. Mary Bucket, born in England; died Dec 1676 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.

Children of George Soule and Mary Bucket are:  Zachariah Soule (1627-1663); John Soule (1632-1707); Nathaniel Soule (1637-1699); George Soule (1639-1704); Susanna Soule (1642-1684); Mary Soule (1644-1720); Elizabeth Soule (1645-1700); Patience Soule (1648-1706); Benjamin Soule (1651-1676).

The authoritative work on the first five generations of the Soule family is the book Mayflower Families Through Five Generations, Volume 3, edited by Anne Borden Harding, published by the General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1980. 

George Soule is, of course, one of the passengers on the Mayflower in 1620 that landed in Plymouth. 

2 comments:

Heather Rojo said...

Another cousin connection! I like Ned Soule, he was a rascal enough to have left a few good records, but not as naughty as some of the other Mayflower passengers.

Debbie said...

I'm also a Soule descendent. Through son George to the Irish line.