Husband: Rev Stephen BATCHELDER
Wife: Anne BATE
01 (F): Deborah BATCHELDER
03 (F): Theodate BATCHELDER
Died: 20 OCT 1649 in Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire
04 (M): Stephen BATCHELDER
05 (F): Mary BATCHELDER
06 (M): Samuel BATCHELDER
07 (F): Anne BATCHELDER
Rev Stephen BATCHELDER:
Misc. Notes on Stephen Batchelder
- According to Nicholson, late in life Stephen Batchelder was falsely accused
of improper advances to a parishioner. Despite support from many in the
town, this led to the a nearly complete breakdown of Rev. Batchelder. During
this time, his third wife, Helena.
After the death of his wife, he was helped by a neighbor lady who reportedly
engineered a marriage with the 94-year-old Batchelder. He found that his
new wife was pregnant before their marriage. Some of his friends smuggled
him out of the country and back to England.
Stephen Batchelder graduated from St. John's College with an AB degree in 1586. After he married, he lived in Clatford, Grately, and Brimpton. He married second to widow Christine Weare in 1623, she died shortly thereafter. He married widow Helen a Mason (born 1583, died 1644) on 26 March 1627. He and his third wife, then living at Barton Stacey, signed on the William and Francis to go to the American colonies.
(01) Deborah BATCHELDER:
Deborah Batchelder married Rev. John Wing. They came over with Rev. Stephen Batchelder and settled in Sandwich, MA. (Nicholson)
(03) Theodate BATCHELDER:
Theodate Batchelder married Christopher Hussey, son of John and Marie (Wood) Hussey. They had a daughter Theodate who died young, and another daughter Theodate who married Benjamin Swett in 1686. (Nicholson and Sanborn/Sanborn).
(04) Stephen BATCHELDER:
Stephen Batchelder entered Oxford College at the age of 16, but was expelled for writing lyrics ridiculing the clergy. (Nicholson)
(05) Mary BATCHELDER:
Mary Batchelder married William Richards. (Nicholson)
(06) Samuel BATCHELDER:
Samuel Batchelder was a Chaplain in Holland in 1620. (Nicholson)
Revised: December 06, 2017
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