Joseph Batcheller
1604, England

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JOSEPH BATCHELLER, born 1604 in Canterbury, County Kent, England;
son of Mark BATCHELLER born 1573 & Mary VANTINGS born 1576;
died Mar-1647 in Wenham, MA.

Emigrated from Canterbury, County Kent, England, to Boston, MA, in 1636.  "He came with his wife, Elizabeth, one child and three servants, and two of his brothers, Henry Batcheller and John Bachelor." Joseph, Henry and John came in 1636 on an unnamed ship, as certified under the Seal of Office of Mayoralty, June 9, 1637 and on file in Dover Castle, Dover, England.  Joshua Batcheller came at a later date or on a different ship, because he is not on the list of certification.


Married 22-Dec-1628 in Canterbury, England, to Elizabeth DICKENSON;
born 1606 in Dover, England;
daughter of Robert DICKENSON born ____ & Susan __?__;
died 10-Sep-1675 in ?Wenham, MA.

Children of Joseph & Elizabeth:

  1. Mark Batchellor, born ?c1634 in England;
    killed 19-Dec-1675 in New England during King Philip's War;
  2. RedBullet John Batcheller, baptised 20-Jan-1638 in Salem, MA;
  3. Elizabeth Batcheller, born c1640 in Salem, MA;
    married 6-Oct-1666 to James DAVIS of Salem, MA;
  4. Hannah Batcheller, baptised 23-Jun-1644 in Salem, MA;
    married 20-Apr-1665 to John WARNER of Ipswich, MA;

Sources:

  • Family history information collected from living relatives;
  • "Batchelder, Batcheller Genealogy", Frederick Clifton Pierce, 1898,
    Chicago, IL: pags 343-347, #2-#5;
  • GenForum/Batchelor message #164, posted by Patricia Flint on 8-Jan-1999;
  • Bachelor, Batchelder, etc. family information on the Internet, including corrections to the Pierce book, from the Lane Memorial Library, Hampton, NH, 1999;

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[This page last updated 27-Apr-2011]

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