William Wilcoxson
(1601-1652)

"William Wilcoxson was born in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, Eng., in 1601, and came to this country from London, Eng., in 1635, in ship Planter, having a certificate from the Minister at St. Albans. He was made a Freeman of Massachusetts December 7th, 1636, and moved from Concord, Mass., to Stratford, Conn., in 1639, where he was one of the first proprietors, and where he died in 1652. He was Representative to Hartford in 1647, being a leading man,—and a "Gentleman." The name became Wilcox in the succeeding generations. He was thirty-four years old, his wife Margaret twenty-four, and their son John two, when they left England. They had in all nine children, Sarah, who married John Meigs, Jr., being the eighth. William Wilcoxson's widow married William Hayden, of Windsor, Conn. The name. like so many others of the early colonists, appears with various spellings, 'Wilcockson,' 'Willcoxson,' 'Wilcokson,' etc."

Charles Edward Benton. Caleb Benton and Sarah Bishop: Their Ancestors and Their Descendants. Poughkeepsie, New York: Press of The A. V. Haight Company, 1906. p. 25.

"William Wilcoxson urodzil sie w St Albans, Hertfordshire, inz. W 1601, i przybyli do tego kraju z Londynu, inz., W 1635 r., w statku Planter, o certyfikat od ministra w St Albans. Zostal Freeman Massachusetts 07 grudnia 1636, i przeniósl sie z Concord w stanie Massachusetts, Stratford, Connecticut, w 1639, gdzie byl jednym z pierwszych wlascicieli, i gdzie zmarl w 1652 roku. Byl przedstawiciel Hartford w 1647 roku, jest wiodaca czlowieka, i "Gentleman". Wilcox nazwa stala sie w nastepnych pokolen. Mial trzydziesci cztery lata, jego zona Margaret dwadziescia cztery, a ich syn John dwa, kiedy opuscil Anglie. Mieli w wszystkich dziewieciu dzieci, Sarah, zona Jana Meigs, Jr, wdowa jest ósmy. William Wilcoxson wyszla za maz William Hayden, Windsor, Connecticut nazwa. jak tylu innych wczesnych kolonistów, pojawia sie z róznych pisowni, 'Wilcockson,' 'Willcoxson', 'Wilcokson' itd. "

Charles Edward Benton. Caleb Benton i Sarah Bishop: ich przodków i ich potomków . Poughkeepsie, New York: prasowy firmy A.V.Haight, 1906. str. 25.



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