FINCH Family

First Generation

1. Father of John, Daniel, David1 Finch was born in Yorkshire, England.

Four Finches arrived on the ARBELLA in 1630. This ship was the flagship of the 1630, THE WINTHROP FLEET. The information as of 04/25/98 can be found at the following internet address: http://members.aol.com/dcurtin1/gene/winthrop. htm. The first five ships sailed April 8 from Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, and arrived at Salem June 13 and following days. The other half of the fleet sailed in May and arrived in July at various dates. Altogether they brought about seven hundred passengers of whom the following are presumed to have been on these ships.

Father of John, Daniel, David Finch had the following children:

child + 2 i. John2 Finch was born about 1585.

child 3 ii. Daniel Finch was born in Yorkshire, England 1585. Daniel died March 11, 1666 in Fairfield Co, CT, at 80 years of age. He married Elizabeth Sherwood about 1605. Elizabeth was born about 1585. Elizabeth died 1657 at 72 years of age. Daniel was constable at Wethersfield, 1636, and was on of the 30 founders of Stamford in 1641. He moved to Fairfield, by 1649.

child 4 iii. David Finch was born in Yorkshire, England about 1604. David did not come to the New World

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