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In memory of Isaac Stedman, my Maternal 10th Great-Grandfather on the HARVEY branch.


  • Anderson, Robert C. Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635, Volume VI, R-S, NEHGS, Boston, Massachusetts, 2009 p. 498- 504 (Online database. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012.)

  • Stedman: Genealogical Research in England in: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 66, NEHGS, Boston, Massachusetts, 1912 p. 73: 76-77

  • Mahler, Leslie. The FIrst Marriage of Isaac Stedman of Scituate Massachusetts in: The American Genealogist, Volume 80, New Haven, Connecticut, 2005, p. 24-5 (Online database. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2009-.)

  • Hotten: James C. The Original Lists of Persons of Quality; Emigrants; Religious Exiles; Political Rebels; Serving Men sold for a term of years; apprentices; children stolen; maidens pressed; and others who went from Great Britain to the American Plantations, 1600-1700 : with their ages and the names of the ships in which they embarked, and other interesting particulars; from mss. preserved in the State Paper Department of Her Majesty's Public Record Office, England, London, England, 1874, p. 50: 68

  • Case 1016:p. 1-8: Suffolk County, MA: Probate File Papers, Online database. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2017. (From records supplied by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Archives. Digitized images provided by

  • Scituate, MA Vital Records -- Births Page 329

  • Second Report of the Record Commissioners of the City of Boston, 1877. Records relating to the early history of Boston. Boston Town Records 1658-9 Page 149

  • Suffolk deeds. liber -I-XIV [1629-87]. v.3. 294a, 295 (Recorded 12 October 1659)

  • "Johnson, Stedman, and Allied families", written by Mabel Johnson [Link]

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Isaac Stedman

Immigrant Ancestor

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1605 Apr 21 (baptism)

Biddenden, Kent, England


1629 Oct 26

Tenterdon, Kent, England



1678 Dec 19

Muddy River (Brookline), Massachusetts



Isaac Stedman was baptized on April 21, 1605, in Biddenden, Kent, England. He married Elizabeth Winchester on October 26, 1629, at Tenterdon, Kent, England. He came to America on the ship "Elizabeth", sailing on April 17, 1635. Isaac settled first at Scituate in the Massachusetts Bay Colony. He also resided in the Muddy River section of Boston (present-day Brookline). Isaac was a yeoman and planter. He was a Constable at Scituate in 1648. Elizabeth died before 1678 and he remarried to Pilgrim (Eddy) Baker but died soon after, on October 3, 1678, at Muddy River. (Note: His name was often spelled Steadman).


Isaac Stedman & Elizabeth Winchester were the parents of my ancestor,

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