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Dea. Edward Converse

Male 1589 - 1663  (~ 74 years)


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  • Name Edward Converse 
    Prefix Dea. 
    Born ca 1588/9  Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 23 March 1588/9  Navestock, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation ferryman 
    Died 10 August 1663  Woburn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • EDWARD, Charlestown, came in the fleet with Winthrop 1630, with w. Sarah, and childr. req. 19 Oct. to be, and, 18 May foll. was adm. freem. They were dism. from our ch. to be among first of that in C. where he was selectman 1634-40, had gr. of first ferry to Boston in 1631, rem. 1643 to Woburn, was rep. 1660, and deac. He may have been f. of all in this region, exc. Allen, and, perhaps, was his br. His d. Mary m. 19 Dec. 1643, Simon Thompson, wh. d. 1658; she m. a Sheldon next yr. His will, of Aug. 1659, names w. Sarah, s. Josiah, James, and Samuel, Edward, s. of James, as well as alludes to others, childr. of d. Mary Thompson, wh. was when w. of Sheldon, kinsm. Allen C. and John Parker, kinswom. Sarah Smith. [2]
    Person ID I23703  Schirado
    Last Modified 26 November 2003 

    Father Allen Converse 
    Mother Joanna 
    Family ID F52970  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 1 Sarah Parker,   d. 14 January 1662, Woburn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 29 June 1614  Great Burstead, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
    +1. Dea. Josiah Converse,   b. about 1618, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 February 1689/90, Woburn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years)
     2. John Converse,   b. 1620, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. Lieut. James Converse,   b. about 1621, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1715, Woburn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 94 years)
     4. Sarah Converse,   b. about 1623, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    +5. Mary Converse,   b. about 1625, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    +6. Sergt. Samuel Converse,   b. ca 1637/8, Charlestown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 February 1669, Woburn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 31 years)
    Family ID F17316  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 2 Joan Warren,   d. 24 February 1680, Woburn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1663  [1
    Family ID F9543  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S11] Robert Charles Anderson, (New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, 1995).

    2. [S9] Joseph Savage, (Little Brown, Boston, 1860).


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