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Biography

Edward FitzRandolph was born 5 July 1607 in Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom to Edward FitzRandolph (c1565-1647) and Frances Howe (1584-1631) and died 1684 Piscataway, Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States of unspecified causes. He married Elizabeth Blossom (1620-1713) 10 May 1637 in Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States.


1630 Winthrop Fleet

Arrival of the Winthrop Colony, by William F. Halsall

He was a passenger on the in the Winthrop Fleet in 1630, part of The Great Migration. It was the largest fleet ever assembled to carry Englishmen overseas to a new homeland. It was a well planned and financed expedition comprising eleven ships that carried 700 immigrants from England to the Massachusetts Bay Colony. The group, led by Governor John Winthrop, sailed from April to July of 1630. The fleet landed at Salem. Of the 700 on board, 200 died during the voyage, and 100 returned to England soon after arrival. Some of the 400 remaining settlers stayed in Salem, but many moved on to Boston, Watertown, or other settlements.



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Offspring of Edward FitzRandolph and Elizabeth Blossom (1620-1713)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Nathaniel FitzRandolph (1640-1640)
Nathaniel FitzRandolph (1642-1713) 15 May 1642 Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States 21 November 1713 Woodbridge, Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States Mary Holley (-1703)
Mary FitzRandolph (1644-1649)
Hannah FitzRandolph (1648-1705)
Mary FitzRandolph (1650-1738) 2 June 1650 Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States 4 January 1738 Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States Samuel Hinckley (1642-1726)
John FitzRandolph (1653-1726) 7 October 1653 Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States 18 January 1726 Piscataway, Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States Sarah Bonham (1664-1737)
Joseph FitzRandolph (1656-1726)
Elizabeth FitzRandolph (1657-c1702)
Thomas FitzRandolph (1659-1745) 16 August 1659 Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States 25 October 1745 Piscataway, Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States Elizabeth Manning (1669-1732)
Hope FitzRandolph (1661-1703)
Benjamin FitzRandolph (1663-1746)










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