Saturday, January 30, 2016

Surname Saturday -- ROLFE (England to colonial Massachusetts)

It's Surname Saturday, and I'm "counting down" my Ancestral Name List each week.  

I am in the 8th great-grandmothers and I'm up to Ancestor #1199 who is Hannah ROLFE (1650-????) 
[Note: the earlier great-grandmothers and 8th great-grandfathers have been covered in earlier posts].

My ancestral line back through two generations of this ROLFE family line 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)

8. Frank Walton Seaver (1852-1922)
9. Hattie Louise Hildreth (1857-1920)

18.  Edward Hildreth (1831-1899)
19.  Sophia Newton (1834-1923)

36.  Zavhariah Hildreth (1783-1857)
37.  Hannah Sawtell (1789-1857)

74.  Josiah Sawtell (1768-1847)
75.  Hannah Smith (1768-1824)

148.  Ephraim Sawtell (1738-1800)
149.  Abigail Stone (1736-1800)

298.  James Stone (1702-1783)
299.  Mary Farwell (1709-1783)

598.  Joseph Farwell (1670-1740)
599.  Hannah Colburn (1673-1741)

1198.  Thomas Colburn, born about 1649 in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States; died about 1728 in Massachusetts, United States.  He was the son of 2396. Edward Colborne and 2397. Hannah.  He married 06 August 1672 in Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.
1199.  Hannah Rolfe, born about 1650 in Massachusetts, United States.

Children of Thomas Colburn and Hannah Rolfe are:

*  Hannah Colburn (1673-1741), married 1696 Joseph Farwell (1670-1740).
*  Jonathan Colburn (1673-1693).
*  Thomas Colburn (1675-1770), married 1707 Mary Farwell (1681-1739).
*  Daniel Colburn (1679-????).

2398.  Daniel Rolfe, born about 1625 in Rattlesden, Suffolk, England; died 24 June 1654 in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.  He married about 1648 in Ipswich, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.
2399.  Hannah Bradstreet, born about 1625 in Essex, England; died 20 June 1665 in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.  She was the daughter of 4798. Humphrey Bradstreet and 4799. Bridget Harris.

Children of Daniel Rolfe and Hannah Bradstreet are:

*  Hannah Rolfe (1650-????), married 1672 Thomas Colburn (1649-1728)

Information about this family was obtained from:

*  Several mentions and online family trees on the Internet.  

*  Torrey's New England Marriages to 1700 includes the Daniel Rolfe and Hannah Bradstreet marriage.  Their deaths are in the town vital records.  Daniel's estate was administered in 1654, and names his "father" Humphrey Broadstreet. 


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