Beauchamp associated with the Plymouth Adventurers and James Sherley of
Beauchamp m. Alice Freeman, daughter of Edmund Freeman and his wife, Alice
Cole, daughter of George Cole of Sussex Co. England. Alice's brother,
Edmund Freeman, Jr. came to Plymouth Colony. Their son, Bennett
Freeman, went to Somerset Co. Maryland.
James Sherley's wife was Mary Holman. Her parents were Richard Holman and
his wife, Audrey Cole.
Somersett County. This day to witt ye 12th day of June in ye second year
of ye Dominion of ye Rt Honerable Charles absolute Lord and Proprietary of
ye Province of Maryland and Avalon Lord Barron of Baltimore &c Anno
Domini 1677 come ye above James Dashiell John Haynes & JOSEPH SHIRLEY
before his Lopps Justices then in court sitting and made oath upon ye holy
Evangelist yt they did see ye within named John Hudson sign and Seale ye
aforegoing writeing. Test EDM BEAUCHAMP Cler.
Edmund Beauchamp was the son of the Plymouth Adventurer John Beauchamp
(with James Shirley, Goldsmith). Notice the names Freeman, and Cole and
Clarke in the family. These are the same names in Somerset MD.
Descendants of Thomas BEAUCHAMP
Generation No. 1
1. THOMAS BEAUCHAMP was born Abt. 1550 in Cosgrove Northampton
England, and died Abt. 1619 in London England. He married DOROTHY CLARKE
in London England, daughter of EDWARD CLARKE.
Children of THOMAS BEAUCHAMP and DOROTHY CLARKE are:
i. EDWARD2 BEAUCHAMP, b. Abt. 1588.
ii. THOMAS BEAUCHAMP, b. Abt. 1590.
iii. MARGARET BEAUCHAMP, b. 1592.2.
iv. JOHN BEAUCHAMP, b. Abt. 1593, England; d. Abt. 1652, England.
Generation No. 2
2. JOHN2 BEAUCHAMP (THOMAS1) was born Abt. 1593 in England, and died Abt.
1652 in England. He married ALICE FREEMAN December 27, 1615 in Pulborough,
Sussex, daughter of EDMUND FREEMAN and ALICE COLE.
Notes for JOHN BEAUCHAMP: From WFT Vol 1 Tree #337Reference: The Mayflower
and her Log Library of Congress. John was a London merchant and member of
the Plymouth Company. He was one if the financial adventurers who financed
the Mayflower which came to America in 1620. This stock company was formed
to supply the plantation on Plymouth, MA. There were 70 stockholders. John
was apparently a wealthy gentleman.
Children of JOHN BEAUCHAMP and ALICE FREEMAN are:
i. JOHN3 BEAUCHAMP, b. 1615; d. 1615.
ii. THOMAS BEAUCHAMP, b. 1616.
iii. ALICE BEAUCHAMP, b. Abt. 1617, Christened 6/22/1617 Pulborough.
iv. MARY BEAUCHAMP, b. Abt. 1623.3.
v. EDMUND BEAUCHAMP SR, b. December 16, 1625, England; d. November 12,
1691, Somerset Co. MD.
vi. RICHARD BEAUCHAMP, b. Abt. 1627.
vii. GEORGE BEAUCHAMP, b. Abt. 1629, Christened 12/12/1639 London.
viii. ELIZABETH BEAUCHAMP, b. Abt. 1630, Christened 2/16/1635 London.
ix. EDWARD BEAUCHAMP, b. Abt. 1631, Christened 2/9/1631 London.
x. ELEN BEAUCHAMP, b. 1632-1637, Christened 2/1/1637 London; d. 1639.
xi. SARA BEAUCHAMP, b. Christened7/22/164