Lieutenant Anthony Eames1
M, b. circa 1592, d. after 28 June 1670
Anthony was born circa 1592 in Dorchestershire, England. He was the son of Thomas & Melecent Eames.2 Anthony married Margery (?) circa 1614 in Dorchestershire, England. On 31 March 1633, Anthony & his wife, Margery, left Weymouth aboard the ship, "Recovery", masteres by Gabriel Cornish, bound for New England. Listed among the passengers was Anthony Eames..3 He first settled at Charleston before moving on to Hingham by 1640. In 1645, the town elected to demote him from being appointed captain of the militia. He did not receive any other significant appointments there. In 1651, Anthony & his son, Mark, purchased property in Marshfield & by 1652 had removed their families there. Here, he was again recognized for his abilities & held offices there for about the next ten years. In May of 1670, he deeded his properety over to his son, Justus. Anthony departed this life after 28 June 1670. On this day, he signed a document to verify that he had signed over his property to his son.
|Margery (?) b. c 1596|
- [S457] Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, Anthony Eames - Lists children & their bpatisms & marriages.
- [S457] Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, Anthony Eames - on 12 April 1632, he signed a deposition, at Fordington, giving his age as being forty or thereabouts.
- [S1800] "Recovery" - winthropsociety.com.