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Roger PRESTON of Ipswich
Martha __?__
Husband:  Roger PRESTON
Birth:  1613/4, Hadlow, co. Kent, England 
Death:  20 Jan 1665/6, Lynn, Essex Co., MA
Residence:  Apr 1635, St. Alphage Parish, Cripplegate, London, England
Immigration:  6-17 Apr 1635, London to Boston on the Elizabeth of London
Occupation:  tanner,  inn keeper
Marriage:  1642, Ipswich, Essex Co., MA
Wife:  Martha __?__
Birth:  1622, Ipswich, Essex Co., MA
Death:  21 Mar 1702/3, Andover, Essex Co., MA 
Other Spouse:  m2. 21 May 1666, Andover, Essex Co., MA, Nicholas HOLT, Sr.
born in Ipswich, Essex Co., MA:
1.  Thomas PRESTON (Sr.), 1643 
2.  Mary PRESTON, b. ca. 1645
3.  Elizabeth PRESTON, b. ca. 1647 
4.  Samuel PRESTON (Sr.), ca. 1651 
5.  John PRESTON, b. ca 1653
6.  Jacob PRESTON, 1658; d. 1679 at sea

born in Salem, Essex Co., MA:
7.  Levi PRESTON, 16 Jul 1662

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1.  John C. Hotton. 1931.  The Original Lists of Persons of Quality.  G.A. Baker & Co., Inc., NY.  On p. 35:
8 Aprilis 1635.  Theis pties herevnder mencioned are to be transported to New England: imbarqued in the Elizabeth of London Wm Stagg Mr. (master) bound thither: they have taken the oath of Allegeance & Supremacie p Cert: from the pish of St. Alphage Cropplegate the Minister there, Tanners: Wm Holdred, 25; Roger Preston, 21; Daniell Brodley, 20.  That theis 3 pties are no Subsedie men: wee whose names herevnto are written belonging to Blackwell Hall, do averr they are none.  Robte Farrands.  Thomas Smith.

2.  Peter Wilson Coldham.  1988/98.  The Complete Book of Emigrants, Volume 1, 1607-1660.  Genealogical Publ. Co., Baltimore, MD (Broderbund CD-350), citing E157/20, Public Record Office (Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1 LR, England):
6-17 April 1635.  Passengers embarked in the Elizabeth, Mr. William Stagg, bound from London to New England...  William Holdred 25, Roger Preston 21, Daniell Brodley 20 and Isack Studman, tanners of St. Alphage Cripplegate...

3.   Charles Henry Preston.  1931.  Descendants of Roger Preston of Ipswich and Salem Village.  The Essex Institute, Salem, MA (online at GenealogyLibrary.com, as of 21 Aug 2000).

4.  Daniel C. Preston. 1913.  The Preston Genealogy:  Orange County Branch and Life Sketch of the Compiler.  Self-published (online at GenealogyLibrary.com, as of 21 Aug 2000). 

5.  Charles Henry Pope.  1900.  The Pioneers of Massachusetts. C.H. Pope, Boston, MA (republ. 1965/98 by Genealogy Publ. Co., Baltimore, MD; republ. 2013 by NEHGS, Boston, MA):
p. 373 PRESTON...
Roger, tanner, æ 21, came in the Elizabeth April 8, 1635.  Settled at Ipswich; propr. before 1639.  Wife Martha sold house and land 11 Mar, 1657-8.  He leased the Em. Downing farm of George Norton in 1659.  [Es. Files XI.]

His widow m. 2, Nicholas Holt.  She deposed in 1666, æ about 44.  [Es. Files XI, 106.] Ch. Thomas and Samuel.

6.  LDS.  Ancestral File (online).  The AF wrongly equates Roger PRESTON of Ipswich with Roger PRESTON, Jr., of Up-Ottery, Devonshire.  They are not the same person.  Please see discussion of the Identity of Roger Preston

7.  William Bowker Preston.  1900.  The Preston Genealogy: Tracing the History of the Family from about 1040, A.D., in Great Britain, in the New England States, and in Virginia, to the Present Time.  Self-published (online at GenealogyLibrary.com).  The author appears to equate Roger PRESTON of Ipswich with Roger PRESTON, Jr., of Up-Ottery, Devonshire. Please see pedigree chart of Leolphus de Preston and the discussion of the Identity of Roger Preston

8.  The Preston/Lindsey Trail (1995, self-published) by Rosaline Preston (17369 Road 6 SE, Warden, WA 98857) and Carol Huber  (10508-A Witter Springs Rd., Witter Springs, CA 95493).

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