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William Harwood born before his mom Catherine Phesant?

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Re: William Harwood -- another family tree at

Posted: 1377980252000
Classification: Biography
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Another tree posted by gives the following information.

Name: William Harwood
Sex: M
Birth: 1593 in Thurlby, Lincolnshire, England
Death: in Martin's Hundred, James River, Virginia
Emigration: 1620 Ship 'Francis Bonaventure'

Father: George Harwood b: 1570 in Thurlby, Lincolnshire, England
Mother: Catherine Phesant b: 1570 in Dublin, Ireland

A tree posted by gives the following information:

Name: William HARWOOD
Sex: M
Birth: 1595 in Lincolnshire, England
Death: ABT 1642 in Martins Hundred, Virginia, USA

Genalogies of Virginia Familes Vol !!, p 118 by Claiborne Fitzhugh
Chief of Martins undred came to America in 1620 on the ship Providence with his uncle Sir Edward Harwood who was governor of NC in 1625
List Of The Living & Dead in Virginia from the British Colonial Recordsa, State Paper Office Vol 3 No 2 p 61, lists William Harwood of Martins Hundred as a survivor of Mar 22, 1622, (Good Friday) Indian Massacre.
Census Before 1624-1625 The Complete Book of Emigrants 1606-1660.

Father: George HARWOOD b: 1570 in Lincolnshire, England
Mother: ?

Marriage 1 Elinor b: ABT 1600 in of England
Married: ABT 1635 in Martins Hundred, Virginia, USA
Joseph HARWOOD b: ABT 1640 in of Charles City, Virginia, USA
Nicholas HARWOOD b: 1635 in of Martins Hundred, Virginia, USA
Samuel HARWOOD b: ABT 1638 in of Martins Hundred, Virginia, USA

Perhaps you could email these two and sort out the differences in information.

Good Luck!

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