Austin Bearse

before 24 April 1618–2 June 1686 (Age 68)
Longstock, Hampshire, England

The Life Summary of Austin

Austin Bearse was born before 24 April 1618, in Longstock, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom. He married Mary Hyanno about 1639, in Barnstable, Plymouth Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 9 daughters. He died on 2 June 1686, in Barnstable, Barnstable, Plymouth Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 68, and was buried in Barnstable, Barnstable, Plymouth Colony, British Colonial America.

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Family Time Line

Austin Bearse
Mary Hyanno
Marriage: about 1639
Mary Bearse
Martha Bearse
Priscilla Bearse
Sarah Bearse
Abigail Bearse
Hannah Bearse
Joseph Bearse
Hester Bearse
Lydia Bearse
Rebekah Bearse
James Bearse

Spouse and Children

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


    +6 More Children

    World Events (3)

    Age 2
    In 1620, after 2 rough months at sea, 102 Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock and established one of the very first English settlements in America.
    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

    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.

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    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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