Chipman, Chippenham

Mr. Thomas CHIPMAN of Brinspittal / Brinspudel near Dorchester, Dorsetshire ENG has an estate there;  died before 1637

Spouse: ? died before 1642

Children: John (only son); Hannah/Hanner; Tamson/Tumsen (sisters remained in ENG)


Elder John CHIPMAN born about 1620-1; came to NE May 1637 in service of his cousin Mr. Richard Derby who settled in Plymouth; carpenter; freeman 1649; of Barnstable 1649 joined the church 1/30/1652-3 & chosen one of Ruling Elders; died in Sandwich 4/7/1708 age 88; for his public services the court in 1669 granted him 100 acres of land between Taunton and Titicut, which was afterwards confirmed to him"

Spouse: Hope HOWLAND born 8/30/1629  Plymouth,  married 1646, died 1/8/1683-4 aged 54 years Barnstable; buried in the ancient burying ground on Lothrop's Hill; joined the Barnstable church 8/7/1650. He married  (2) Ruth Bourne, died at Sandwich 1713 leaving no issue, daughter of William Sargeant born in Charlestown 10/25/1642 who had married 1st Jonathan son of Josiah Winslow of Marshfield and 2nd Mr. Richard Bourne of Sandwich.

Children: Elizabeth born 6/24/1648 in Plymouth married, as his 2d wife, Hosea Joyce/Joyse of Yarmouth; Hope born 8/13/1652 married 1st John Huckins who died 11/10/1678 2nd Jonathan Cobb; Lydia born 12/25/1654 married as his 3rd wife John Sargeant removed to Malden and died 3/2/1730-1 leaving no issue; John born 3/2/1656-7 died May 29, 1657 Barnstable; Hannah born 1/14/1658-9 died in Barnstable 11/4/1696 married Thomas Huckins/Huckens 5/1/1680  leaving issue; Samuel born 4/15/1661 died in 1723 leaving issue married 12/27/1686 Sarah Cobb; Ruth born 12/31/1663 died 4/8/1698 leaving issue married 4/7/1682 Eleazer Crocker ; Bethia/Bethiah born 7/1/1666 died after 11/12/1702 married Shubael Dimmock; Mercy born 2/6/1668 died 6/12/1724  married 12/13/1699 Deacon Nathaniel Skiff/Skiffe Sandwich and removed to Chilmark; John born 3/3/1670-1 died 1/4/1756 Newport RI married (1) Marcy/Mary Skiff (2) Elizabeth (Handley)(Pope) Russell (3) circa 1725 Newport RI Hannah (Hoxie/Huxley)(Griffin) Case; Desire born 2/26/1673-4 Barnstable died 3/28/1705 leaving issue married Hon. Melatiah Bourne 2/23/1692-3 who married (2) Abigail Smith widow of Thomas ; stillborn Daughter buried 9/9/1650; Hope born 8/13 or 31/1652 Barnstable died 7/25/1728 Middleboro married (1) 8/10/1670 John Huckins/Huckens (2) 3/1/1682-3 Barnstable Jonathan Cobb 


Lydia CHIPMAN born 12/25/1654 Barnstable died 3/2/1730 age 76 Malden

Spouse: John SARGENT born 12/1639-40 possibly Charlestown MA died 9/9/1716 Malden MA Bell Rock Cemetery married (1) Deborah Hillier/Hyllier intentions 3/19/1662-3; (2) Mary Bense who died 1670 no issue (3) Lydia Chipman circa 1674

Children by Hillier: Joseph born 4/18/1663 Barnstable MA died 11/27/1717 married Mary Green; John born 2/16/1664-5 Barnstable died 4/16/1755 married Mary Linnell; Mary born 1667 Barnstable married Nathan Toby; Jabez born 4/1669 Barnstable; Children by Chipman: Deborah married Thomas Waite 12/26/1701; Lydia married Joseph Waite 1701; Sarah died 12/5/1716; Hope; Hannah born 12/1675; Jonathan born 4/17/1677 Malden died 10/27/1754 married Mary Lynde and Mary Sprague; William born 11/20/1680 Malden died 3/15/1731-2 married Mary Lewis 12/30/1702; Ruth born 10/26/1686 Malden died 10/28/1719; Samuel born 9/15/1688 Malden died 12/7/1721 married Elizabeth Pratt 12/2/1714; Ebenezer born 9/25/1690 Malden died 9/24/1771 married Mary ? & Esther Willis; Mehitable born 9/5/1696 Malden

Sargent Genealogy, Sargent 1895

Information per Mayflower Increasings by Roser 2nd Edition John Howland Section

Pioneers of MA 98: Chipman, John, only son of Mr. Thomas Chipman of Brinspittal, Dorsetshire ENG b. about 1614, came to Plymouth 1630-1 in service of his cousin Richard Darby, whose father was custodian of certain money due him from the est. of his father. See his declaration and the deposition of Ann Hoskins in [Reg. IV, 23, and XXXV, 127.] He settled at Barnstable. He was adm. chh. 130/1652; ruling elder, town officer, deputy. He m. Hope, dau. of John Howland, who was adm. chh. 8/7/1650; she d. 1/8/1683 age 54. [Gr. St.] Ch. Elizabeth b. 6/24/1647; Elizabeth bapt 8/8/1650; a ch. bur. 9/9/1650; Hope bapt. 9/5/1652; Lydia b. 12/25/1654; John b. and d. 1656-7; Hannah b. 1/14/1658; John; Samuel b. 4/15/1672.

Gen. Register of Plymouth Families mentions John Chipman pg 54.

Gen Reg 1st Settlers of NE pg 339: CHIPMAN, JOHN, Barnstable 1652, had sons John and Samuel, b in 1657 and 1661.

The American Genealogist: It is said that Elder John Chipman of Dorchester Mass came here in l63l aged about 16 under the care of Richard Derby. It seems that there are family papers preserved which show that John was son of a Thomas Chipman of Whitchurch near Dorchester co Dorset Eng. This Thomas sold improvidently as was alleged certain lands to his cousin Christopher Derby brother of William Derby a member of the Massachusetts Company. The child John Chipman was brought up with Christopher's sons John and Richard Derby came here with them and after arriving at man's estate intended to sue for a recovery of his lands He prepared the document from which these facts are taken but probably never commenced a suit We wish Mr Chipman had stated more clearly where this document is preserved He cites also a deposition in another suit of date of 1641 confirming in some respects the main story 

The Chipman Family: Thomas Chipman was born probably in White church near Dorchester England about 1567 died about 1623. He owned property in Whitechurch which yielded him an income of 50 per annum. In 1775 Thomas Chipman of Salisbury Conn caused inquiries to be made by Silas Dean or Benj Franklin colonial agents in England in regard to the estate and ascertained that it lay as above described and that the rental was 500. He was prevented from prosecuting his claim by the breaking out of the Revolution and its consequences. Thomas Chipman married _____about 1590 who died about 1637. We find mention of but three children 1 John Hannor (Hannah) Tumsum (Thomasine).
1 John Chipman was born probably at Bryans Piddle near Dorchester England about 1614, died April 7 1708. Always brotherless and early left fatherless he sailed from Barnstable Devon County England in May 1631 in the ship Friendship arriving in Boston July 14 1631. John Chipman was the first and only one of the name to seek a home in America and up to 1850 there was no Chipman in this country who was not descended from him. On March 2 1642 he brought a suit against his cousin John Derby to recover money which he affirmed the said John Derby unjustly witheld from him. How this suit resulted does not appear. John Chipman was for successive years a selectman then in Plymouth Colony invested with the authority of a magistrate and was often a Deputy to Court, and he with three assistants was designated to frequent the early Quaker meetings and endeavor to reduce them from the errors of their wayes. He became on June 30 1653 as his wife had become Aug 7 1650 a member of the church at Barnstable Mass and its records state that Henry Cobb and John Chipman were chosen and ordained to be ruling elders of this same church and were solemnly invested with office upon ye 14th day of April AD 1670. In 1646 John Chipman married Hope second daughter of John and Elizabeth Tillie Howland born in Plymouth Mass 1629 died 1683. There stands or lately stood in the ancient burial ground on Lothrop Hill in Barnstable Mass a headstone denoting where was interred ye body of Mrs Hope Chipman wife of Elder John Chipman. In 1684 he married Ruth youngest daughter of Sargent born in Charlestown Mass Oct 25 1642 died in Sandwich Mass Oct 4 1713.  She had married Jonathan Winslow of Marshfield and after decease she married in July 1677 Rev Richard who died in 1682. The will of John Chipman dated Nov 12 1702 proved May 17 1708 mentions his wife Ruth the named below and his grandchildren Mary Gale, Jabez Dimock, and his friend Mr Rev Jonathan of Barnstable. His children were all by his first marriage and a son and daughter who died in infancy all survived him as follows 2 Samuel born April 15 1661 3 John March 3 1670 4 Elizabeth June 24 1647 m Hosea Joyce 5 Hope Aug 31 1652 m 1st Jno Huckins 2nd Jonathan Cobb 6 Lydia Dec 25 1654 m John Sargent of Maiden Mass 7 Hannah Jan 14 1658 m 1680 Thcttnas Huckins 8 Ruth Dec 31 1663 m 1682 Eleazer Crocker 9 Bethia July 1 1666 m Shubael Dimock 10 Mercy Feb 6 1668 m 1699 Nathan Skiff 11 Desire Feb 26 1673 m 1695 Col Melatiah Bourne 

Journal of History: Hope Chipman mother of Elizabeth Huckins was born August 31 1652 at Barnstable. After the death of John Huckins she married Jonathan Cobb and moved to Portland Maine. Her father was John Chipman born at Dorchester England in 1621 and settled at Plymouth Massachusetts in 1637. He married Hope Howland in 1646 and removed to Barnstable where he became a ruling elder of the church. Together with Isaac Robinson son of the Leyden pastor John he was a committee to investigate the Quakers in 1659. They lost their licenses because of befriending the Quakers Chipman's will was found in 1708. John Chipman's father was Thomas Chipman who stayed in England. He was born in 1567 and died in 1623. John's wife Hope Howland was born at Plymouth in 1629. Her father John Howland came over in the Mayflower as the servant of Governor John Carver. He was the thirteenth signer of the Mayflower Compact signed November 11 1620. He became a representative and in 1634 assistant governor of the colony. He died February 23 1673 the last survivor of the Mayflower Pilgrims except John Alden and Mary Allerton. He married Elizabeth Tilley in 1620 who came in the Mayflower with her father and mother. The father's name was John Tilley and his wife died in the first sickness in 1621.

50 Ancestors of H.L. Clapp: Hope Howland, born 1629, daughter of John Howland married Elder John Chipman born 1613-14, son of Thomas Chipman of Dorchester Dorsetshire Co England. John Chipman came to Mass in 1631, died April 7 1708 aged 95 years. He married probably about 1646 since his first child was born June 24 1647 when he was 34 and his wife 18 years old. They had eleven children the last being Desire Chipman born Feb 26 1673. She married Feb 23 1695-6 [Barnstable Notes says 1692] Hon Melatiah3 Bourne (Shearishub 2 Rev Richard1)

Founders and Patriots of America Index: John Chipman (1614-Apr 7, 1708) m. 1646 Hope Howland MASS XV, 34; XXII, 68; XXV 238, 239; XXVIII, 174;' XXX, 178, 179; XXXI, 258

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