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Re: Trying To Find Copy of Book of The Way Family
Posted by: Victoria Way (ID *****4994) Date: September 21, 2009 at 14:00:20
In Reply to: Re: Trying To Find Copy of Book of The Way Family by Virgil Huntley of 1841

It says here that in Mary Ways book it also says they came on the Mary & John. If she rexerached this and her other family that died and she finshed the book with the information they found, why should we believe what some Mayor says? I looked on the site of the Lyon and there is no Way name mentioned on their passenger list.

This is from another web site, so different websites claim the Mary & John, ws the ship maybe this needs to be researched more.
(3) Henry Way
Father: Henry Way
Mother: Elizabeth Denslow
Date of Birth: About 1583
Place of Birth: Allington, Bridport, Dorset, England/Bridport, England
First Marriage: 1604, Joanna Smith
Second marriage: Jan 22, 1614/15, Elizabeth Bachler, Bridport, Dorset, England
Date of Death: March 24, 1666/67
Place of Death: Dorchester, Norfolk, MA

First Spouse: Joanna Smith
Date of Birth: 1587
Place of Birth:
Date of Death:
Place of Death:

Second Spouse: Elizabeth Bachler
Father: Henry Bachler
Date of Birth: 1587
Place of Birth: Devon, England
Date of Death: June 23, 1665
Place of Death: Dorchester, Norfolk, MA.

Elizabeth Way, born November 30,1608, Devon, Dorset, England. St. Mary's Church, Bridport,Dorset,England.
James Way, born Abt.1616, England; d. October 2,1685, Newtown,Long Island, NY.
George Way, born 1614, Devon, Dorset, England; d. Abt. 1689, Saybrook,New London, CT. In burial Boston, Suffolk Co. MA
Aaron Way, born September 2,1613, Allington,Bridport,Dorset, England; d. September 26,1695, Salem,Essex,MA. St. Mary's Church,Bridport,Dorset,England
Henry Way, born . Abt. 1618, Dorset, England.
Samuel Way, born 1622, Dorset,England, died September 1695 in MA.
Richard Way, born May 2,1624, Allington, Bridport,Dorset,England; died June 23, 1697, Boston,Suffolk,MA, died June 23, 1697 in Boston, MA; married (1) Esther Jones Abt. 1651 in England; married (2) Bethia Mayhew 1675; married (3) Hannah Knight Townsend August 13, 1690. Christening: May 02, 1624
Edward Way, born 1630, Devon,Dorset, England.
Martha Way, born 1634,Devon,Dorset, England, married Edward Allen May May 07, 1652 in Boston, MA.
Susanna Way, born 1620, Bridport, Allington,Dorsetshire,England; died May 7, 1706, Dorchester,Suffolk, MA.
Additional Facts:

Source: "Way family history" - author - Mary Elizabeth Way, published 1974/76 that is available through interlibrary loan. It is a history of Way's from Nantucket.

"Henry Way, called "The Puritan", is the first of the name to come to Colonial America and become a land owner and homemaker. He came to Dorchester, Massachusetts Bay Colony from Bridport in the Parish of Allington, County Dorset, England, on the Mary and John. The intending emigrants assembled at Plymouth and set sail Saturday, March 20, arriving at Nantasket, May 30, 1630.

Henry Way is listed among the passengers on the Mary and john, with six in his party. In addition to his wife, Elizabeth, he had five others with him. Although their names do not appear on any passenger list, it is assumed the five were his children. Later records indicate these children were in and around Dorchester in the years following. Their identity is also supported by the baptismal records secured from St. Mary's Parish records. Bridport.

Henry Way carried on a fishing business from Dorchester and his boat saved the lives of three shipwrecked men off the coast, July 26, 1631.

He was admitted to the church at Dorchester, March 5, 1643."

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