GENERATION 13

          GENERATION 12 - HULL     GENERATION 12 - BURSLEY

Rev. JOSEPH HULL
born:about-1595Crewkerne, ENG
marr:                                          
died:11-19-1665York, ME
father:THOMAS HULL
mother:JOANE PESON
 
JOANNA COFFIN
born:                                          
marr:    
died:    
father: 
mother: 



Biography

JOSEPH HULL was born about 1595, in Crewkerne, Somersetshire, England. He attended St. Mary's Hall in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, and graduated May 22, 1612. He received a B. A. on Nov. 14, 1614. He was a teacher and curate (clergyman) between 1615 and 1621 in Colyton, Devonshire, England. He was a rector of Northleigh diocese of Exeter in 1621. He resigned as rector of Northleigh on religious scruples in 1632.

Rev. JOSEPH HULL came to America in 1635. He sailed with 21 families of followers, his second wife, Agnes, seven children and three servants (106 people) on March 20. They arrived at Boston, Suffolk, MA, on May 5. He resided first in Wessaguscus. He resided, after June 1635, in Weymouth, Norfolk, MA. He was made freeman on Sep. 2, 1635 in Weymouth. In 1636 he settled in Hingham, Plymouth, MA (the part now Hull). He was a preacher between 1636 and 1639 in Weymouth, the first minister of Weymouth. He served as first deputy from Hingham in 1638. He had a house-lot granted him "on the Lower Plain."

He founded Barnstable, Barnstable, MA, in 1639, serving as one of the first two representatives on Sep. 3, 1639. He was a freeman on Dec. 3, 1639, in Barnstable. He resided in 1641 in Weymouth.

He was a minister at Isle of Shoals, York, ME, in 1641, and was excommunicated for going to Yarmouth to serve as minister without leave of fellow church members. He resided in 1642 in York County, Maine. He was readmitted to the church on Aug. 10, 1643, in Barnstable. He witnessed (with Agnes) Henry Simpson's deed in July, 1645 in York County, Maine. and witnessed Henry Simpson's will on Mar. 18, 1647 in York County, Maine. He was a minister (returned to England leaving all but his smallest children) in 1652 in Launceston, Cornwall, England. He was ejected from rectory in 1662 in St. Buryan, Cornwall, England. He resided in 1662 in Oyster River, Dover, New Hampshire. He was a preacher before 1665 in Isle of Shoals, Oyster River, York, Maine. He died on Nov. 19, 1665 in Old Parish, Accomenticus, York, Maine. He professed his religion as Episcopalian. He was buried in York.

There is speculation, but no proof, that the wife of JOSEPH HULL was JOANNA COFFIN.
 


Children

  born marr died
children of JOSEPH HULL and JOANNA COFFIN
JOANNA HULL
  husband JOHN BURSLEY
  husband Dolor Davis
about-1620     
about-1599     
                 
                 
11-28-1639
 
                 
         -1660     
 
Joseph about-1622         
TRISTRAM HULL
  wife BLANCH RIDLEY
about-1624     
 
 
         -1643
02-22-1666/67
 
Temperance
  husband John Bickford
about-1626     
 
 
 
 
 
Elizabeth
  husband John Heard
about-1628     
 
 
 
11-30-1706     
 
Griselda
  husband James Warren
about-1630     
 
 
 
 
 
Dorothy
  husband Oliver Kent
  husband Benjamin Matthews
about-1632     
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
children of JOSEPH HULL and Agnes
Hopewell
  wife Mary Martin
         -1636/37
 
 
         -1669
03-26-1693     
 
Benjamin
  wife Rachel York
03-24-1638/39
 
 
         -1668
 
 
Naomi
  husband Davy Daniels
03-22-1640     
 
 
 
 
 
Ruth 05-09-1641         
Dodavah
  wife Mary Seward
 
 
 
 
 
 
Samuel
  wife Mary Manning
 
 
 
11-17-1677
 
 
Phineas
  wife Jerusha Hitchcock
  wife Mary Rishworth
about-1647     
 
 
 
 
 
about-1693     
 
 
Reuben
  wife Hannah Ferniside
about-1649     
 
 
 
12-03-1689     
 


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