Winthrop/Wynethrope

Name origin: A corruption of Winthrop or Wine-thrope, the wine village, from win, wine, and throp village. Adam Winthrop the English ancestor 1498.

William Wynethorpe

b.abt.1404 parents ukn
d.aft. April 13, 1445 Nottingham, England
m.abt.1434; Elizabeth ______

CHILDREN included:

  1. Robert Wynethorpe b.abt.1435 of Wynethorpe, Nottinghamshire, England

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Robert Wynthorpe

b.abt.1435 s/o William and Elizabeth Wynethorpe
m.abt.1465 ukn

CHILDREN included:

  1. Adam Winthrop b.abt.1466 d.aft.1498

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Adam Winthrop

b.abt.1466 Lavenham, Suffolk, England; s/o Robert Wynethorpe
d.aft.1498 Groton, Suffolk, England
m.abt.1498 Groton, Suffolk, England, Joan Burton
b.abt.1470 Lavenham, Suffolk, England d/o D. Burton
d.aft.1520 Suffolk, England

CHILDREN included:

  1. Adam Winthrop b.Oct. 9, 1498 d.Nov. 9, 1562
  2. dau. Winthrop b.abt.1500
  3. dau. Winthrop b.abt.1502
  4. William Winthrop b.abt.1504 London, England d.March 1, 1581

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Adam Winthrop

b.Oct. 9, 1498 Lavenham, Suffolk, England; s/o Adam and Joan (Burton) Winthrop
d.Nov. 9, 1562 Groton, Suffolk, England
m.July 20, 1534 Lavenham, Suffolk, England, Agnes Sharpe
b.Aug. 10, 1530 Islington, Middlesex, England, d/o Robert and Elizabeth Sharpe
d.May 13, 1565 Springfield, Essex, England

CHILDREN included:

  1. Alice Winthrop b.Nov. 15, 1539 London, England d.Nov. 8, 1607 England
  2. Bridget Winthrop b.May 3, 1534 Groton Manor, Suffolk, England d.Nov. 4, 1614 Hadley, Suffolk, England
  3. Mary Winthrop b.March 1, 1544 Groton, Suffolk, England
  4. John (twin) Winthrop b.Jan. 20, 1546
  5. Adam Winthrop b.Jan. 20, 1546 Groton, Suffolk, England d.March 29, 1623 Groton, Suffolk, England
  6. Adam Winthrop b.Aug. 10, 1548 d.March 28, 1623
  7. Catherine Winthrop b.May 17, 1550 d.bef. Sept. 20, 1562
  8. Susannah Winthrop b.Dec. 10, 1552 London, England d.Aug. 9, 1604 Coventry, England

John Winthrop

b.Jan. 20, 1546 Groton Manor, Suffok, England; s/o Adam and Agnes (Sharpe) Winthrop
d.July 26, 1613 Aghadowne, Cork, Ireland
m.1592 Elizabeth Powlden
b.1570 Rothgogan, Cork, Ireland; d/o Thomas Powlden
d.1638 Ireland

CHILDREN included:

  1. Elizabeth Winthrop b.abt.1599 d.bef.1613
  2. dau. Winthrop b.1590/1594 d.aft.1638 m.1612 Henry Gent Hoskins
  3. John Winthrop b.1593 d.1634

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Adam Winthrop

b.Aug. 10, 1548 Groton Manor, Suffolk, England; s/o Adam and Agnes (Sharpe) Winthrop
d.March 28, 1623 Groton, Suffolk, England
m.Feb. 20, 1579 Suffolk, England, Anne Browne
b.1558 Edwardston, London, England; d/o Henry and Agnes Browne
d.April 19, 1629 Groton, Suffolk, England

CHILDREN included:

  1. Sarah Winthrop b.1579 Edwardston, Suffolk, Englnad
  2. Anne Winthrop b.Jan. 5, 1580/1 Edwardston, Suffolk, England d.Jan. 20, 1580/1 Edwardstone, Suffolk, England
  3. Anne Winthrop b.Jan. 16, 1585 London, England d.May 16, 1618 Groton, Suffolk, England
  4. John Winthrop b.Jan. 12, 1587 Groton, England d.March 26, 1649 Boston, MA
  5. Jane Winthrop b.June 14, 1592 Edwardston, Suffolk, England d.Jan. 5, 1612 England
  6. Lucy Winthrop b.Jan. 22, 1600 London, England d.Apr. 19, 1679 m.April 10, 1622 St. Peter's, London, England, Emanuel Downing
  7. ???John Winthrop b.Feb. 12, 1606 Groton, England d.April 5, 1676 CT

From Directory of the Ancestral Heads of New England Families 1620-1700, by Holmes: JOHN, governor, only son of Adam, grandson of Adam, b.Edwardston, county of Suffolk, Eng., 1588, came to N.E. 1630, settled Boston, Mass., died 1649.

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