William Chandler1

#5480, (before 10 October 1595 - 26 January 1641/42)
Relationship8th great-grandfather of William David Lewis
Father*Henry Chandler2 (s 1560 - 1618)
Mother*Agnes _____3 (s 1569 - c 1630)

Family 1

Alice Thoroughgood
Children 1.Elizabeth Chandler4 (b 1622/23 - c 1633)
 2.Sarah Chandler4 (b 1624 - c 1626/27)

Family 2

Annis Bayford b. 1603, d. 1683
Children 1.William1 Chandler4 (b 1627 - c 1633)
 2.Thomas Chandler+1 (b 1628 - b 1702/3)
 3.Hannah Chandler+1 (c 1629 - 1711)
 4.Henry Chandler4 (b 1632 - b 1637)
 5.Dea. John Chandler+7 (c 1634 - 1703)
 6.William Chandler Jr+7 (c 1635 - 1698)
 7.Sarah Chandler+7 (c 1638 - )
Birth*before 10 October 1595He was born before 10 October 1595 at Hertfordshire, EnglandG.1,4 
Baptism12 October 1595He was baptized on 12 October 1595 at Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, EnglandG.4 
Marriage*29 January 1621/22He married Alice Thoroughgood on 29 January 1621/22 at Bishop's Stortford, HertfordshireG.5 
Marriage*circa 1628He married Annis Bayford, daughter of Francis Bayford and Johan _____, circa 1628; Cutter has Annis Alcock.1 
1637He and Annis Bayford migrated to Roxbury, Massachusetts Bay Colony, from England in 1637.6,1 
Death*26 January 1641/42He died on 26 January 1641/42 at Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MassachusettsG.5,1 
ChartsAncestors of William D. Lewis


  1. [S597] George Chandler, compiler, Chandler Family: The Descendants of William and Annis Chandler Who Settled in Roxbury, Mass. 1637 (Worcester, Mass.: Press of Charles Hamilton, 1883), pp. 1-3.
  2. [S721] Douglas Richardson, "New Light on the English Ancestry of William Chandler and his Cousin, Margaret Chandler, Wife of William Dennison, both of Roxbury, Massachusetts", The American Genealogist 73:1 (January 1998): pedigree p. 51. Hereinafter cited as English Ancestry of William Chandle.
  3. [S721] Douglas Richardson, "English Ancestry of William Chandle", citing Spencer Miller, "Joseph Miller of Newton, Massachusetts" (New York, 1942), pp 2-4.
  4. [S605] J. Gardner Bartlett and G. Andrews Moriarty, "Genealogical Research in England Communicated by the Committee on English and Foreign Research", New England Historical and Genealogical Register 85 (April 1931).
  5. [S605] J. Gardner Bartlett and G. Andrews Moriarty, "Genealogical Research in England", citing Roxbury Church Records "1641. Month 11th Willia' Chandler...dyed of Consumption."
  6. [S604] Record Commissioners of Boston, compiler, Roxbury Church and Land Records, 2nd Edition (Boston: Rockwell and Churchill, 1884), p. 83.
    William Chandler he came to N. E. aboute the yeare 1637. he brought 4 small childr, Thomas, Hana. John, Williâ his 5t child Sarah was borne here, he lived a very religions & Godly life among us, & fell into a consumption, to wh he had bene long inclined, he lay neare a yeare sick, in ail wh time, his faith, patiens & Godlynesse & contentation so shined, yt Christ was much gloryfied in him, he was a man of weake pts but excellent fath & holyness, he was a very thankfull man, & much magnified Gods goodnesse, he was pore, but God so opened the hearts of his naybe to him yt he never wanted yt wh was (at least in his esteeme) very plentifull & comfortable to him; he dyed about the ____ in in yeare 1641. & left a sweet memory & savor behind him.
    Hannah Chandler the wife of Willia (an unknown value), Chandler.
  7. [S597] George Chandler, Chandler Family: The Descendants of William and Annis Chandler, pp. 1-4.