Austin Bearse

about 1618–1686 (Age 68)
Southampton, Hampshire, England

The Life Summary of Austin

Austin Bearse was born about 1618, in Southampton, Hampshire, England. He married Mary about 1639, in Barnstable, Plymouth Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 9 daughters. He died in 1686, in Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Austin Bearse
1618–1686
Mary
1622–1660
Marriage: about 1639
Mary Bearse
1640–1643
Martha Bearse
1642–1694
Priscilla Bearse
1643–1712
Sarah Bearse
1646–1712
Abigail Bearse
1647–1684
Hannah Bearse
1649–1689
Joseph Bearse
1651–1695
Hester Bearse
1653–1723
Lydia Bearse
1655–1725
Rebekah Bearse
1657–1746
James Bearse
1660–1728

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1639Barnstable, Plymouth Colony, British Colonial America
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (2)

    1620 · The Pilgrims Board the Mayflower
    Age 2
    "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."
    1642 · The English Civil War
    Age 24
    A series of conflicts regarding England's governance during the years 1642 to 1651 is now known as The English Civil War. Charles I summoned supporters to join him against his enemies in Parliament. In October 1642, nearly 10,000 men fought for Charles I and chased Parliament across the River Tamar. Fighting continued for years and was finally ended at the Battle of Worcester on September 3, 1651, with a Parliamentarian victory.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 299;2007: 470; 2010: 513)English and Welsh: variant of Pierce . Compare Bearce and Bearss .History: Augustine Bearse (born 1618) arrived in Plymouth, MA, from Southampton, England on April 24, 1638 aboard the Confidence. A year later he was one of the founders of Barnstable, on Cape Cod.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Pierce
    Bearss
    Burse
    Barse

    Story Highlight

    Austin Bearse and Mary Hyanno

    These Indians were a branch of the Wampannoags or White Indians. "Austin Bearse was the 4th great grandfather of Jacob Hamblin, through his daughter Sarah Bearse who married John Hamblin. They raised …

    Sources (37)

    • Austin Beirse in entry for Rebekah Beirse, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
    • U.S., New England Marriages Prior to 1700
    • Austin Beirse in entry for Hannah Bearse, "New York, Church Records, 1660-1954"

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