Judith Stoughton1

#2143, (3 July 1599 - 1639)
Relationship8th great-grandmother of William David Lewis
Father*Rev. Thomas Stoughton (s 1555 - )
Mother*Katherine Montpesson (1564 - 1603)
The Winthrop Society, online WinthropSociety.com

Family 1

John Denman b. s 1595
Children 1.John Denman Jr1 (bt 1620 - 1622 - )
 2.Mary Denman1 (c 1622 - )

Family 2

William Smead d. b 1639
Child 1. William Smead Jr+11 (c 1635 - )
Unclear whether she is true sister of Israel; see citations.2 
Her married name was Denman.1 
Her married name was Smead.1 
Baptism*3 July 1599She was baptized on 3 July 1599 at Great Burstead (Burstead Magna), Essex, EnglandG.3 
Marriage*circa 1620She married John Denman circa 1620 at EnglandG; poss. Henry (GMB p. 1776.)1 
between 1630 and 1635She migrated to Dorchester, Suffolk Co., MassachusettsG, from England, between 1630 and 1635.4,5 
Marriage*circa 1634She married William Smead circa 1634.6 
circa 1636She joined the church at Suffolk Co., MassachusettsG, circa 1636.7 
between 1636 and 1639She was "added to the church and joyned thereunto as members of the same body, by profession of faith and Repentance and taking hould of the Covent before the Congregacon..."8 
Death*1639She died in 1639.9 
Probate*18 May 1639Her estate was probated on 18 May 1639 at Suffolk Co., MassachusettsG; Inventory of "ye 18: 3d : 1639."10 
ChartsAncestors of William D. Lewis

Citations

  1. [S289] George Sheldon, History of Deerfield, Massachusetts, Volume 2 (Deerfield: E.A. Hall and Co., 1896), p. 301 "Widow Judith [Smead], of Dorchester, 1636; she was sister of Israel Stoughton. She had m. in England, John Denman, prob. abt. 1620, and Smead prob. abt. 1634. Nothing is found about either husband; she d. 1639. Ch.: Mary Denman, abt. 1622; m. Clement Maxfield; she d. May 30, 1707; John Denman, —; alive 1656; William, abt. 1635."
  2. [S520] VWH.
  3. [S292] Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633 (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995), online AmericanAncestors.org, p. 1776, "...baptism at Burstead Magna, Essex, on 3 July 1599 of 'Judith Throughstone...daughter of Thomas preacher of the word of God'; in other diocesan records we find that the minister at Burstead Magna was assisted from 1594 until 1600 by "Thomas Stawghton," these being the "lost" years between his ministry at Naughton, Suffolk, and at Great Coggeshall, Essex."
  4. [S297] Mrs. H.N. Harris, Denman Family History (Glendale, CA: Glendale News (printer), 1913), p. 6: "With the arrival in Boston in 1635, of Judith Stoughton Denman Smead and her children...They had sailed September 3, from Gravesend, England, in the ship Dorset, Capt. John Flower, and had come by way of Barbadoes because of the refusal of the English Government to permit emigration to America. The family settled at Salem, Colony of Massachusetts, where the mother died in 1639."
  5. [S298] The Winthrop Society, online WinthropSociety.com, In "Settlers", "Following is a partial reconstruction of the passenger list of the Winthrop Fleet, according to Col. Charles E. Banks, published 1930: ....Smead....Stoughton..."; estate inventoried 2 May 1639; English origin: Aller, Somerset; came to New England 1530 with the Winthrop Fleet, resided in Dorchester, first spouse ____ Smead died about 1639, children Mary, William.
  6. [S289] George Sheldon, History of Deerfield II, Genealogies p. 301. He was the second husband of Judith (marr. ca. 1634), given name unknown. "Nothing is found about either husband."
  7. [S295] Genevieve Tylee Kiepura, "Widow Judith Smead of Dorchester, Mass. and her Stoughton, Denman and Maxfield Connections", The American Genealogist Vol. 41:1 (Jan. 1965): p. 30.
  8. [S1270] George H. Ellis, compiler, Records of the First Church at Dorchester in New England 1636–1734 (Boston: George H. Ellis, 1891), 2–4, Judith Smeade. Also Mr. Israel Stoughton, Esq., and Mrs. Elizabeth Stoughton.
  9. [S289] George Sheldon, History of Deerfield II, p. 301 "1, SMEAD, Widow Judith, of Dorchester, 1636; she was sister of Israel Stoughton. She had m. in England, John Denman, prob. abt. 1620, and Smead prob. abt. 1634. Nothing is found about either husband; she d. 1639.
    Ch.: Mary Denman, abt. 1622; m. Clement Maxfield; she d. May 30, 1707; John Denman, —; alive 1656; William, abt. 1635 (2)."
  10. [S749] Wm. B. Trask, "Abstracts from the Earliest Wills on Record in the County of Suffolk, Mass.", New England Historical and Genealogical Register 9 (1855): IX:344; Widdow Smead.--Mr. Israel Stoughtn, Administrator to Mrs Judith Smeed, widdow, deceased, as by Inventory taken ye 18: 3d : 1639. Mentions payment to Batcheller of Salem; Dea. John Pope of Dorchester; dau. Mary Denman, wife to Clement Maxfield; Roger Clap, Christopher Gibson, Hopestill Foster as examiners; division of the estate among children John Denman, Mary Denman (now Maxfield) and Wm Smeed. Also mentions "sister Visallah" [Ursula Knight], John Scudder, "Bro. Knight", Oliver Purchase, sister Clarke, brother Clarke, Tomkins, Bro. Kinsly, Sumner, Jewett, Oldreges [poss. Aldredge]. Hereinafter cited as Wills on Record in the County of Suffolk, Mass.
  11. [S289] George Sheldon, History of Deerfield II, Genealogies p. 301.