Henry Goldstone

about 17 July 1591–25 July 1638 (Age 47)
Wickham Skeith, Suffolk, England

The Life of Henry

When Henry Goldstone was born about 17 July 1591, in Wickham Skeith, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, Vicar William Goldstone, was 31 and his mother, Mrs. Margaret Newton, was 31. He married Anne Cutler about 1614. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 25 July 1638, in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 47, and was buried in Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America.

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Henry Goldstone
Anne Cutler
Marriage: about 1614
Anne Goldstone
Mary Goldstone

Spouse and Children

about 1614


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World Events (2)

1600 · The Honourable East India Company

Age 9

The Honourable East India Company, a British joint-stock company, was established in 1600 for trade in the Indian Ocean region. At its height, the British East India Company had a private army which was twice the size of the British Army, ruled large sections of India, and revenues in the millions.
1620 · The Pilgrims Board the Mayflower

Age 29

"The Pilgrims boarded the Mayflower in search of religious freedom in the New World in September 1620. The Mayflower set sail from Plymouth, England, with 102 passengers, 40 of whom called themselves ""Saints."" After two stormy months at sea, the ship reached the New World. Nearly half of the group died during their first winter due to malnutrition and the harsh New England winter."

Name Meaning

1 Jewish: Americanization of Ashkenazic Goldstein .2 English: from the Old English personal name Goldstān, composed of the elements gold ‘gold’ + stān ‘stone’.3 English: habitational name for someone from a place in Shropshire named Goldstone, from the genitive case of the Old English personal name Golda ( see Gold 4) + Old English stān ‘stone’; or from one in Kent, recorded in the early 13th century as Goldstanestun ‘settlement (Old English tūn) of Goldstān’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Henry Gouldstone, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"
  • Henry in entry for Ann Cuttler, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"
  • Birth Record, Marriage Record, Death Record for Henry Goldstone

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