F, b. 1591, d. 14 June 1647
Margaret was born in 1591 in Great Maplestead, County Essex, England. She was the daughter of Sir John Tyndall & Anne Eggerton.1,2 Margaret married John Winthrop, son of Adam Winthrop III and Anne Browne, before 24 April 1618 in Great Maplestead, County Essex, England. On the 24th, Margaret came with her husband as his wife to Groton Manor for the first time.3 In 1631, Margaret followed her husband to New England on the ship:Lyon". Theirbaby daughter, Anne, died on this voyage. Margaret departed this life on Friday, 14 June 1647 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. She died "after a very few hours illness with brevity & elegance."
|John Winthrop b. 12 Jan 1588, d. 26 Mar 1649|
- [S1058] Rober C. Winthrop, Life and Letters of John Winthrop: From his Embarkation for New England in 1630 with the Charter and Company of the Massachuestts Bay until his Death in 1649, page 150Anne Tyndal died: 20th day of July 1620. Anne's maiden name was Eggertob.
- [S115] Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, Showing Three Generations Of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, On The Basis Of Farmer's Registar, Volume IV: page 610 - Sir John Tyndal was a master in Chancery & was assinated by a suiter.
- [S1058] Rober C. Winthrop, Life and Letters of John Winthrop: From his Embarkation for New England in 1630 with the Charter and Company of the Massachuestts Bay until his Death in 1649, page 128 - I am, I assure you, (Gentle Mistress Margaret) already inflamed with a fatherly Love and affection towards you: the which at the first, the only report of your modest beharvior, and mielde nature, did breede in my heart; but nowe throughe the manifest tokens of your true love, and constant minde, which I perceive to be setteled in you towards my soonne, the same is exceedingly increased in mee. So that I cannot abstaine from expressinge it unto you by my pen in absence, which my tounge and mouthe I hope shal shortely declare unto you in presence. And then I doute not, but I shal have just causeto prayse God for you, and to thincke my selfe happy, that in my olde age I shal injoye the familiar company of so virtuous and loving a daughter; and passé the residue of my daies in peace and quietnes. For I have hertherto had greate cause to magnifie his holy name for his loving kindness & mercy shewed unto mee in my children, and in those to whom they have been maried; that bothe I have always deerly loved and affected them, and they also most loveingly and dutifully have used mee. And therefore I assure you (good Mistress Margaret) that whatsoever love and kindness you shal vouchsafe to shewe hereafter unto mee, I wil not only requite it with the like, but also to the utter most of my power redouble the same. And for that I woulde fayne make it a little parte of your faith to believe, that you shal be happye in matchinge with my soonne, I doe here faithfully promise for him (in the presence of Almighty God) that he will always be amost kinde and lovinge husbande unto you, and a provident stuarde for you and yours during his lyfe, and also after his deathe. Thus with my harty comemdacions to your selfe, and to the good Lady your deere mother, confirminge my true Love and promise unto you, by a token of a smale value, but of a pure substance, which I sende by this trusty bearer, I doe leave you to ye protection of the most mighty Trinitye. This last of Marche 1618. Your assured frende
page 140 - We have before us, however, Adam's distinct record, that Margaret Tyndale, his son's wife, came first to Groton on Friday, the 24th of April, 1618.