Winthrop Fleet ~ 11 ships led by John Winthrop carried 1,000 Puritans to the Massachusetts Bay Colony

Winthrop Fleet ~ 11 ships led by John Winthrop carried 1,000 Puritans to the Massachusetts Bay Colony

Elizabeth Freeman (Mum Bett), in early life known as Bett and later Mum Bett (circa 1742 — December 28th, 1829), was among the first Black slaves in Massachusetts to file a “Freedom Suit” and win in the Massachusetts Bay Colony county court under the 1780 Massachusetts constitution, with a ruling that slavery was illegal.

Elizabeth Freeman (Mum Bett), in early life known as Bett and later Mum Bett (circa 1742 — December 28th, 1829), was among the first Black slaves in Massachusetts to file a “Freedom Suit” and win in the Massachusetts Bay Colony county court under the 1780 Massachusetts constitution, with a ruling that slavery was illegal.

John Cotton was a clergymen from England who moved to the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1633. John Cotton's Early Life: Cotton was born on December 4, 1585, in Derby, England to Rowland Cotton, a lawyer, and Mary Hubert.         My 9th Great Grandfather

John Cotton was a clergymen from England who moved to the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1633. John Cotton's Early Life: Cotton was born on December 4, 1585, in Derby, England to Rowland Cotton, a lawyer, and Mary Hubert. My 9th Great Grandfather

Founder Of Massachusetts Bay Colony | Massachusetts Bay Colony: A Call to Prayer

Founder Of Massachusetts Bay Colony | Massachusetts Bay Colony: A Call to Prayer

Massachusetts Bay Colony ...  1628–1684 de jure (1692 de facto)  The colony's first seal, depicting a dejected Native American with arrows turned downwards, saying "Come over and help us", an allusion to Acts 16:9 ... The Massachusetts Bay Colony was an English settlement on the east coast of North America in the 17th century, in New England, situated around the present-day cities of Salem and Boston.

Massachusetts Bay Colony ... 1628–1684 de jure (1692 de facto) The colony's first seal, depicting a dejected Native American with arrows turned downwards, saying "Come over and help us", an allusion to Acts 16:9 ... The Massachusetts Bay Colony was an English settlement on the east coast of North America in the 17th century, in New England, situated around the present-day cities of Salem and Boston.

Massachusetts Bay Colony Seal, circa 1629

Massachusetts Bay Colony Seal, circa 1629

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The original Massachusetts Bay Colony seal

The original Massachusetts Bay Colony seal

Anne Hutchinson, banned from the Massachusetts Colony in 1637 for having her own theological interpretations/

Anne Hutchinson, banned from the Massachusetts Colony in 1637 for having her own theological interpretations/

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Get a FREE copy of “The Mayflower Compact”. The Mayflower Compact, signed by 41 English colonists on the ship Mayflower on November 11, 1620, was the first written framework of government established in what is now the United States. The compact remained in effect until Plymouth was incorporated into the short-lived Dominion of New England in 1686 and subsequently absorbed into the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1691.

Get a FREE copy of “The Mayflower Compact”. The Mayflower Compact, signed by 41 English colonists on the ship Mayflower on November 11, 1620, was the first written framework of government established in what is now the United States. The compact remained in effect until Plymouth was incorporated into the short-lived Dominion of New England in 1686 and subsequently absorbed into the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1691.

The Winthrop Society: Descendants of the First Families of Massachusetts Bay

The Winthrop Society: Descendants of the First Families of Massachusetts Bay

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