Family 1 / Family 2

William RIPLEY, weaver, born Hingham ENG of Wymondham, came with his wife, sons Abraham & John and 2 daughters and settled at Hingham MA in 1638, freeman 1641,  died 7/20/1656 Hingham MA

Spouse: (1) _______? married by 1620 (2) Elizabeth widow of Thomas Thaxter/Flaxter married 9/29/1664, she married 3rd John Dwight

Children: John born Hingham ENG died 2/3/1684 Hingham MA married Elizabeth Hobart 10/13/1686 Hingham MA; female born Hingham ENG; Abraham born Hingham ENG admitted freeman 1655; Sarah born Hingham ENG married Jeremiah Beels 9/26/1653 [AMR]

***descended from both John & Sarah, see Ripley (2) for Sarah


John RIPLEY born circa 1622 & baptized Wymondham 1/1/1622-3, died 2/3/1683-4 Hingham MA, admitted freeman 1655

Spouse: Elizabeth HOBART born circa 1632,married 10/13/1654 Hingham MA [Torrey's], died  3/26/1692

Children: Peter born 10/21/1668; Joshua born 11/9/1658 married Hannah Bradford; John born 2/20/1656; Jeremiah born 8/4/1662; Josiah born 5/12/1667; Rebecca born 1/18/1670; Hekeziah born 12/20/1672


Peter RIPLEY born 10/21/1668 Hingham MA died 4/22/1742 Hingham, 1690 Hingham colonial army

Spouse: Sarah LASELL/LAZALL born 11/29/1666 Hingham MA, died 9/19/1736 Hingham MA, married 4/27/1693 Hingham [AMR] or 4/17/1693 [Torrey's]

Children: Elizabeth born 3/26/1694; Peter born 11/7/1695 died 4/28/1765 married Silence Lincoln 1/5/1721 Hingham; Nehemiah born 5/12/1700 died 8/10/1769 Hingham; Sarah born 2/28/1702; Ezra born 7/24/1705 died 7/10/1787 Hingham; Lydia born 2/14/1707 died 10/9/1751 Hingham; all born Hingham MA


Peter RIPLEY born 11/7/1695 Hingham MA died 4/28/1765 Hingham

Spouse: Silence LINCOLN married 1/5/1721 Hingham

Children: Elizabeth born 3/6/1730 Hingham; Noah born 9/18/1721; Rachel born 9/20/1722; Elizabeth born 8/29/1724 died 9/21/1724; Abijah born 11/28/1725; Nehemiah born 4/2/1727; Ruth born 3/24/1733


Elizabeth RIPLEY born 3/6/1730 Hingham MA died 5/19/1761 Hingham

Spouse: Ebenezer BEAL married 4/26/1750 Hingham

Children: Lucy married Elisha Stephenson 9/27/1778 Hingham

Family 2

William RIPLEY see  family 1 above

Spouse: ?

Children: see above ***descended from both John & Sarah, see Ripley (1) for John


Sarah RIPLEY born Hingham Eng, died 6/29/1715 Hingham MA

Spouse: Jeremiah BEAL married 11/18/1652 Hingham

Children:  Lazarus born 9/7/1661 Hingham MA married Susanna Lewes 2/18/1690; Jeremiah born 5/13/1655, married Hannah Lane; John born 3/8/1657; Sarah born 7/1659 married John Lane; Phebe born 3/2/1664 died 1665; Mary born 5/6/1666 married John Orcutt of Bridgewater; Elizabeth born 5/16/1669 married Ephraim Lane

Mayflower Increasings pg 20: Hannah Bradford b 5/9/1662 Plymouth d 5/28/1738 Windham CT m 11/28/1682 Plymouth Joshua Ripley son of John Ripley and Elizabeth Hobart b 11/9/1658 Hingham d 5/18/1739 Windham CT had 12 children including 2 sets of twins. Will of Joshua Ripley 1/6/1738-9 mentions sons Joshua, Hezekiah, David; dau Jerusha; grandchildren An(n) Bingham, Abigall Maning, Samuell maning; daus Alce Egerton, Hannah Webb, Leah Cook, Rachel Tracey, Faith Bingham dec'd (& her dau Margret Sebury, Irene Manning dec'd (& her daus) Ann Wheat Pr. 6/27/1739.

Amer Gen IV: Ripley, William (1600-56) from Eng in the "Diligent" ca 1638, settled at Hingham MA; admitted freeman 1642 married 2nd 1654 Elizabeth _____ (d 1660) widow of Thomas Thaxler of Hingham; she m 3rd 1657-8 John Dwight of Dedham.

Register Plymouth Families pg 338: Ripley, John, Hingham, had John, Joshua, Jeremiah, Josiah, Peter & Hezekiah of whom Peter had Peter, Nehemiah & Ezra.

Topographical pg 122: RIPLEY, William; Wymondham Norfolk; Hingham MA; Ref Cushing Mss.

Gen Reg of the First Settlers of NE pg 244: RIPLEY, ABRAHAM, Hingham, son of Wlm Ripley, was adm freeman 1655. JOHN, Hingham, brother of the preceding, was admitted freeman 1655; m dau of Rev. Peter Hobart, and had 6 sons, John, Joshua, Jeremiah, Josiah, Peter & Hezekiah. WILLIAM, father of the preceding, came from Hingham Eng with his wife, sons Abraham & John and 2 daus and settled at Hingham MA in 1638; was adm freeman 1641 & d 7/20/1656. His descendants are very respectable, of whom is Rev Ezra Ripley D.D. of Concord MA a native of Woodstock who grad H.C. 1776.

Pioneers of MA 386: RIPLEY, William, weaver, from Lynn ENG, came in 1638; settled at Hingham. Propr. 1638. He m. 2, Sept 29, 1654, Elizabeth, widow of Thomas Thaxter. /P/ He died 29 (5) 1656. Will prob. 1/24/1656-7, beq. to sons John and Abraham. [Reg. VI, 354.] The widow m. 3, John Dwight.

Genealogical Dictionary of New England 66: Lazell/Lassell/Lasell, JOHN, Hingham 1647, m. 29 Nov. but ano. rec. says 22 Dec. 1649, Eliz. d. of Stephen Gates, had John, bapt. 8 Sept. 1650, d. under 15 yrs.; Thomas, b. 15, bapt. 19 Sept. 1652; Joshua, 17 Nov. 1654, bapt. 6 May foll.; Stephen, b. 6 or 10, bapt. 19 Oct. 1656; Eliz. 28 Feb. bapt. 21 Nov. 1658, wh. d. at 18 yrs.; Isaac, b. 10 or 15 July 1660; Hannah, 31 Aug. 1662; Mary, 2 Sept. 1664; Sarah, 29 Nov. 1666; John, again, 25 Apr. 1669; and Israel, 24 Sept. 1671; was freem. 1678. His will, of 2 Sept. 1695, pro. 16 Jan. 1700, ment. four s. liv. beside Joshua, s. of his s. Joshua, and the two ch. Isaac and Abiah, s. and d. of his s. Isaac, both the f.'s dec; The ds. are nam. Hannah Turner, Mary Burr, and Sarah, wh. m. 17 Apr. 1693, Peter Ripley. JOHN, Hingham, tenth ch. of the preced. m. 26 Mar. 1696, Deborah Lincoln, had John, b. 23 Jan. foll. and Joshua, 29 Dec. 1703. JOSHUA, Hingham, br. of the preced. d. 12 Feb. 1688, and his wid. Mary, wh. he m. " the last of Jan." 1681, had admin. on his est. 28 Apr. 1691. Their ch. were Eliz. b. 20 Dec. 1681; Martha, 23 Feb. 1683; Joshua, 15 Nov. 1686; and Simon, 12 Sept. 1688. STEPHEN, Hingham, br. of the preced. by w. Sarah had Lydia, b. 20 Sept. 1688, d. next yr.; Phebe, 23 Feb. 1690; Stephen, 29 Jan. 1691; Lydia, again, 26 Nov. 1693; Mary, wh. d. 28 Dec. 1698; and Mary, again, 11 May 1700; beside ano. whose name is not found, unless it be that Israel, bapt. 2 Oct. 1692. He d. 16 Jan. 1718, in his will of 9 of that mo. pro. 4 Mar. foll. speak of his five ch. 

Gen Dictionary of NE CD#169: RIPLEY, ABRAHAM, Hingham, s. of William, brot. by his f. from Eng. freem. 1656, m. Mary, eldest d. of Joseph Farnsworth of Dorchester, wh. outliv. him, and, 1684, m. Edward Jenkins of Scituate. JOHN, Hingham, elder s. of William, b. in Eng. m. Eliz. eldest d. of Rev. Peter Hobart, was freem. 1656, and d. soon after date of his will, Jan. 1684, in wh. he names ch. only, John, b. 2 Mar. 1657; Joshua, Jeremiah, Josiah, Peter, and Hezekiah. JOSHUA, Hingham, s. of the preced. m. 28 Nov. 1682, Hannah, d. of Dept. Gov. William Bradford. JOSIAH, Hingham, br. of the preced. by w. Joanna had Mary, b. 18 Feb. 1695. WILLIAM, Hingham 1638, came, as by the contempo. MS. of his townsman, Daniel Cushing, we learn, with w. and two s. and two ds. from Hingham, Co. Norfolk, Eng. was freem. 18 May, 1642, m. 29 Sept. 1654, as sec. w. Eliz. wid. of Thomas Thaxter, and d. 20 July 1656. His will of 30 June preced. abstr. in Geneal. Reg. VI. 354, is minute eno. as to the geogr. of his lds. but names no relat. exc. the two s. wh. are made excors. His d. Sarah m. 18 Oct. 1653, Jeremiah Beal, but neither she nor the other d. nor w. are ment. The latter m. 20 Jan. 1658, John Dwight of Dedham. One WILLIAM, was of Gallop's comp. for the sad campaign against Quebec, 1690. Nine of this name had been, in 1834, gr. at Yale, five at Harv. and six at other N. E. coll. 

Who Beget Thee? RIPLEY William Ripley d 1656 Was of Wymondham Norfolk co England Came to America in the Diligent in 1638 bringing with him his wife two sons and two daughters. He was a weaver. Settled at Hingham in 1638 His wife died at Hingham. He married (2) Sept 29 1654 Elizabeth widow of Thomas Thaxter. William Ripley was buried at Hingham July 11 1656. His Widow married 3 Jan 20 1658 John Dwight. She died July 18 1660./P/ f Sarah Ripley d 1715 Daughter of William Born in England Married at Boston Nov 18 1652 Jeremiah Beal. Died at Hingham June 29 1715 

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