Document 1

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Source: Shipís List of Emigrants Bound for New England Weymouth, the 20th of March, 1635

 

1.  Joseph Hull, of S6rnersÁj,4 minister, aged 40 years

2.  Agnes Hull, his ~Ďife, aged 25 years

3.  Joan Hull, his daughter, aged 15 years

4.  Joseph Hull, his son, aged 13 years

5. Tristram, his son, aged 11 years

6.  Elizabeth Hull, his daughter, aged 7 years

7.  Temperance, his daughter, aged 9 years

8.  Gnssel Hull, his daughter, aged 5 years

9.  Dorothy Hull, his daughter, aged 3 years

10.  Judith French, his servant, aged 20 years

II.  John Wood, his servant, aged 20 years

12.  Robert Dabyn, his servant, aged 28 years

ii.   Musachiell Bernard, of Batcombe, clothier 1~n the county of Somerset,24 years

14.  Mary Bernard, his wife, aged 28 years

15. John Bernard, his son, aged 3 years

16.  Nathaniel, his son, aged 1 year

 

21.  Timothy Tabor, in Somerset ~ tailor, aged 35 years

22.  Jane Tabor, his wife, aged 35 years

23.  Jane Tabor, his daughter, aged 10 years

24.  Anne Tabor, his daughter, aged 8 years

25.  Sarah Tabor, his daughter, aged 5 years

26.  William Fever, his servant, aged 20 years

27.  John Whitmarke, aged 39 years

28. Alice Whitmarke, his wife, aged 35 years

29. James Whitmarke, his son, aged 5 years

30. Jane, his daughter, aged 7 years

31. Onseph Whitmarke, his son, aged 5 years

32. Rich. Whitmarke, his son, aged 2 years

 

 

74. Robert Lovell, husbandman, aged 40 years

75. Elizabeth Lovell, his wife, aged 35 years

76. Zacheus Lovell, his son, aged 15 years

77. Anne Lovell, his daughter, aged 16 years

78. John Lovell, his son, aged 8 years

79. Ellyn, his daughter, aged 1 year

80. James, his son, aged 1 year

8L.Joseph Chickin, his servant, 16 years

32. Alice Kinham, aged 22 years

83.~ Angel! Hollard, aged 21 years

84. Katheryn, his wife, 22 years

85. George Land, his servant, 22 years

86. Sarah Land, his kinswoman, 18 years

 

 

103. John Hoble, husbandman, 13

104. Robert Huste, husbandman, 40...

 

 

 

Document 2

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Source:    Shipís List of Emmigrants Bound for Virginia

 

Ultimo July, 1635

 

These underwritten names are to be transported to Virginia, embarked in the Merchantís Hope, Hugh

Weston, Master, per examination by the minister of Gravesend touching their conformity to the Church

discipline of England, and have taken the oaths of allegiance and supremacy:

                         Edward Towers                 26                                     AIIm King                              19

                         Henry Woodman              22                                     Rowland Sadler                      19

                         Richard Seems                  26                                     J0. Phillips                              28

                         Vyncent Whatter               17                                     Daniel Endick                        16

                         James Whithedd               14                                     J0. Chalk                                 25

                         Jonas Watts                       21                                     Jo. Vynall                               20

                         Peter Loe                          22                                     Edward Smith                         20

                         Geo. Brocker                    17                                     Jo. Rowlidge                          19

                         Henry Eeles                      26                                     Wm. Westlie                         40

                         Jo. Dennis                         22                                     J0. Smith                                 18

                         Tho. Swayne                      23                                     J0. Saunders                            22

                         Charles Rinsden                27                                     Tho. Bartcherd                       16

                         Jo. Exston                         17.                                    Tho. Doddendge                    19

                         Wm. Luck                            14                                   Richard Williams                  18

                         Jo. Thomas                          19                                   Jo. Ballance                           19

                         Jo. Archer                            21                                   Wm. Baldin                            21

                         Richard Williams               25                                   Wm. Pen                                26

                         Francis Hutton                    20                                   J0. Gene                                  24

                         Savill Gascoyne                  29                                   Henry Baylie                          18

                         Rich. Bulfell                       29                                   Rich. Anderson                      50

                         Rich. Jones                          26                                   Robert Kelum                        51

                         Tho. Wynes                         30                                   Richard Fanshaw                    22

                         Humphrey Williams           22                                   Tho. Bradford                        40

                         Edward Roberts                  20                                   Wm. Spencer                         16

                         Martin Atkinson                  32                                   Marmaduke Ella                    22

Edward Atkinson                 28

                         Wm. Edwards                      30                                   Women

                         Nathan Braddock                31                                   Ann Swayne                            22

                         Jeffrey Gurrish                   23                                   Eliz. Cote                               22

                         Henry Carrell                      16                                   Ann Rice                                23

                         Tho. Tyle                             24                                   Kŗt. Wilson                            23

                         Gamaliel White                  24                                   Maudlin Lloyd                       24

                         Richard Marks                    19                                   Mabell Busher                       14

                         Tho. Clever                          16                                   Annis Hopkins                       24

                         Jo. Kitchin                           16                                   Ann Mason                             24

                         Edmond Edwards                20                                   Bridget Crompe                     18

                         Lewes Miles                       19                                   Mary Hawkes                         19

                         JÝ. Kennedy                         20                                   ~1lin Hawkes                         18

Sam Jackson                        24

 

 

 

 

 

 Activity:

 Primary Sources:

 Asking Questions and Drawing Inferences

 

PASSENGER LISTS

 

Following are two documents1 from 1635 listing emigrants bound for the colonies of New England and Virginia. The lists include the name, age, and, in Document 1, relationship and occupation of each emigrant.

 

What historical facts or characteristics do you notice in the data given for each group?

 

Emigrants to New England:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Emigrants to Virginia:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What patterns do you see?

 

 

 

 

 

 

What questions can you ask that will help make this information meaningful?

 

 

 

 

 

To infer is to draw a conclusion or make a deduction based on facts or indications. In order to determine the accuracy of the inference, you must find evidence that supports the conclusion.

 

What inferences can be drawn from the questions you have asked?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What evidence is there for the inferences you have drawn?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What further questions come to mind?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What insights about this historical period have you gained?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Taken from the Document-based Question on the 1993 Advanced Placement U.S. History Examination.