DOROTHY SHEAFE (1601 - 1669) - IMMIGRANT
1618: MARRIAGE OF DOROTHY AND HENRY WHITFIELD
In 1618 DOROTHY (age 17) married Reverend Henry Whitfield in Ockley, Surrey, England. DOROTHY and Henry had at least nine children:
PEQUOT WAR 1637
1639: IMMIGRATION TO AMERICA
In July 1639 DOROTHY (age 38) and family had immigrated to America aboard the ship Hector.
1650: RETURN TO ENGLAND
In 1650 Henry returned to England.
DOROTHY continued to live in the Guilford’s Old Stone House until 1659 when she too returned to England.
KING PHILIP’S WAR 1675-1676
1669: DEATH OF DOROTHY
In 1669 DOROTHY (age 68) died in England.
Notes On Dorothy Sheafe
Information is based on the following sources:
Dorothy is also said to have been the daughter of Dr. Edmund Sheaffe of Cranbrook, Kent, England.back to top