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John Beauchamp associated with the Plymouth Adventurers and James Sherley of London.    ______________________________

John Beauchamp m. Alice Freeman, daughter of Edmund Freeman and his wife, Alice Cole, daughter of George Cole of Sussex Co. England. Alice's brother, Edmund Freeman, Jr.  came to Plymouth Colony. Their son, Bennett Freeman, went to Somerset Co. Maryland.

Note: James Sherley's wife was Mary Holman. Her parents were Richard Holman and his wife, Audrey Cole.  


Maryland, Somersett County. This day to witt ye 12th day of June in ye second year of ye Dominion of ye Rt Honerable Charles absolute Lord and Proprietary of ye Province of Maryland and Avalon Lord Barron of Baltimore &c Anno Domini 1677 come ye above James Dashiell John Haynes & JOSEPH SHIRLEY before his Lopps Justices then in court sitting and made oath upon ye holy Evangelist yt they did see ye within named John Hudson sign and Seale ye aforegoing writeing. Test EDM BEAUCHAMP Cler.

NOTE: Edmund Beauchamp was the son of the Plymouth Adventurer John Beauchamp (with James Shirley, Goldsmith). Notice the names Freeman, and Cole and Clarke in the family. These are the same names in Somerset MD.
Descendants of Thomas BEAUCHAMP
Generation No. 1

1. THOMAS  BEAUCHAMP  was born Abt. 1550 in Cosgrove Northampton England, and died Abt. 1619 in London England. He married DOROTHY CLARKE in London England, daughter of EDWARD CLARKE.


i. EDWARD2 BEAUCHAMP, b. Abt. 1588.
ii. THOMAS BEAUCHAMP, b. Abt. 1590.
iii. MARGARET BEAUCHAMP, b. 1592.2.
iv. JOHN BEAUCHAMP, b. Abt. 1593, England; d. Abt. 1652, England.

Generation No. 2
2. JOHN2 BEAUCHAMP (THOMAS1) was born Abt. 1593 in England, and died Abt. 1652 in England. He married ALICE FREEMAN December 27, 1615 in Pulborough, Sussex, daughter of EDMUND FREEMAN and ALICE COLE.

Notes for JOHN BEAUCHAMP: From WFT Vol 1 Tree #337Reference: The Mayflower and her Log Library of Congress. John was a London merchant and member of the Plymouth Company. He was one if the financial adventurers who financed the Mayflower which came to America in 1620. This stock company was formed to supply the plantation on Plymouth, MA. There were 70 stockholders. John was apparently a wealthy gentleman.

i. JOHN3 BEAUCHAMP, b. 1615; d. 1615.
ii. THOMAS BEAUCHAMP, b. 1616.
iii. ALICE BEAUCHAMP, b. Abt. 1617, Christened 6/22/1617 Pulborough.
iv. MARY BEAUCHAMP, b. Abt. 1623.3.
v. EDMUND BEAUCHAMP SR, b. December 16, 1625, England; d. November 12, 1691,  Somerset Co. MD.
vi. RICHARD BEAUCHAMP, b. Abt. 1627.
vii. GEORGE BEAUCHAMP, b. Abt. 1629, Christened 12/12/1639 London.
viii. ELIZABETH BEAUCHAMP, b. Abt. 1630, Christened 2/16/1635 London.
ix. EDWARD BEAUCHAMP, b. Abt. 1631, Christened 2/9/1631 London.
x. ELEN BEAUCHAMP, b. 1632-1637, Christened 2/1/1637 London; d. 1639.
xi. SARA BEAUCHAMP, b. Christened7/22/164



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