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Early Colon ial New England immigrant ancestors of famous American Poet, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882).

Research Notes Edit

Longfellow was of entirely English ancestry, all of which had been in New England since the early 1600s.

Great, Great Grandparents of Stephen Longfellow Edit

Ancestry of Stephen Longfellow (1776-1849), father of Henry.

Longfellow/ Thompson Family Line Edit

  1. William Longfellow (1619-1704) - ( SLongfellow4, SLongfellow3, SLongfellow2, SLongfellow1, WLongfellow2, WLongfellow1) - English Immigrant to New England
  2. Elizabeth Thronton (1620-1671)
  3. Henry Sewall (1613-1700)
  4. Jane Dummer (1627-1701)
  5. Samuel Thompson (1630-1695)
  6. Sarah Shepard (1636-1679)
  7. John Webster (1632-1716)
  8. Ann Batt (1630-1716)

Bragdon / Bankes Family Line Edit

  1. Bragdon 09
  2. Bragdon 10
  3. Mathew Austin (1620-1685)
  4. Mary Davis (1626-1713)
  5. Richard Bankes (1626-1691)
  6. Elizabeth Alcock (1636-1698)
  7. John Harmon (1652-1695)
  8. Elizabeth Cummings (1650-1675)

Young / Austin Family Line Edit

  1. Thomas Young (1579-1650)
  2. Joan Clarke (1577-1618)
  3. Robert Knight (1585-1676)
  4. Margaret Green]
  5. Francis Austin (1594-1642)
  6. Isabella Bland Smith (1603-1699)
  7. Nicholas Davis (1595-1667)
  8. Sarah Davis (1587-1643)

King Family Line Edit

  1. William King (1600-1648)
  2. Ann Rolfe (1588-)
  3. King03
  4. King04
  5. Lydden05
  6. Lydden06
  7. Lydden07
  8. Lydden08

Great, Great Grandparents of Zilpah Wadsworth Edit

Ancestry of Zilpah Wadsworth (1778-1851), mother of Henry.

Wadsworth / Wiswell / Alden Family Line Edit

  1. Christopher Wadsworth (1609-1677) - ZWadsworth, PWadsworth2, PWadsworth1, JWadsworth3, JWadsworth2, CWadsworth) - first constable in Plymouth Colony and early settler of Duxbury, Massachusetts with Alden and Standish.
  2. Grace Cole (1607-1688) - ZWadsworth, PWadsworth2, PWadsworth1, JWadsworth3, JWadsworth2, GCole) - immigrated to America with Husband.
  3. Henry Andrews (1608-1652) - ZWadsworth, PWadsworth2, PWadsworth1, JWadsworth3, Andrews2, Andrews1) -
  4. Mary Poole (1610-1643) - ZWadsworth, PWadsworth2, PWadsworth1, JWadsworth3, Andrews2, Andrews1) -
  5. Thomas Wiswall (1601-1683) - ( ZWadsworth, PWadsworth2, PWadsworth1, MWiswell, IWiswall, TWiswall) - founder of Newton MA and prominent leader of Massachusetts Bay Colony, father of pastor Rev Ichabod Wiswall (1637-1700) who was instrumental in combining Plymouth and Massachusetts colonies in 1692.
  6. Elizabeth Burbage (1610-aft1664)- ( ZWadsworth, PWadsworth2, PWadsworth1, MWiswell, IWiswall, EBurbage) - English Immigrant
  7. William Pabodie (1620-1707) - ( ZWadsworth, PWadsworth2, PWadsworth1, MWiswell, PPeabody, WPabodie) - English immigrant to America
  8. Elizabeth Alden (1625-1717)- ( ZWadsworth, PWadsworth2, PWadsworth1, MWiswell, PPeabody, EAlden) - Daughter of Mayflower immigrants - see below.

Sampson Family Line Edit

  1. Henry Sampson (1604-1684) - ( ZWadswoth, PWadsworth, SSampson, JSampson, SSampsons, HSampson) - Mayflower Pilgrim / Plymouth Colony Settler
  2. Ann Plummer (1604-1684) - ( ZWadswoth, PWadsworth, SSampson, JSampson, SSampsons, Ann Plumer) -
  3. John Sprague (1630-1676) - ( ZWadswoth, PWadsworth, SSampson, JSampson, ESprague, JSprague) - Killed by Indians fighting in King Philip's War, son of 1623 immigrant Francis Sprague (1590-1676).
  4. Ruth Bassett (1632-c1694) - ( ZWadswoth, PWadsworth, SSampson, JSampson, ESprague, RBassett) - Daughter of English Immigrants
  5. Benjamin Bartlett (1633-1691) - ( ZWadswoth, PWadsworth, SSampson, PBartlett, BBartlett3, BBartlett) - oldest son of immigrant Robert Bartlett (1603-1688) (see below).
  6. Sarah Brewster (1638-1668) - ( ZWadswoth, PWadsworth, SSampson, PBartlett, BBartlett3, SBrewster) - Daughter of 9-year old Mayflower pilgrim Love Brewster (1611-1650).
  7. William Pabodie (1620-1707) - ( ZWadswoth, PWadsworth, SSampson, PBartlett, RPeabody, WPeabody) - English Immigrant settled in Plymouth Colony.
  8. Elizabeth Alden (1625-1717)- ( ZWadswoth, PWadsworth, SSampson, PBartlett, RPeabody, EAlden) - First Anglo women born in New England - Daughter of Mayflower pilgrims John Alden (c1599-1687) and Priscilla Mullins (1602-1680). Their romance was the subject of Longfellow's famous story, The Courtship of Miles Standish.

Bartlett / Griswold Family Line Edit

Robert Bartlett landed in Plymouth Colony in 1623 on the Anne.

  1. Robert Bartlett (1603-1688) - ( ZWadswoth, EBartlett, SBartlett, JBartlett3, JBartlett2, RBartlett) - English Immigrant that landed in Plymouth Colony in 1623 with his future wife Mary Warren
  2. Mary Warren (1610-1683) - ( ZWadswoth, EBartlett, SBartlett, JBartlett3, JBartlett2, MWarren) - 1623 English immigrant and daughter of Mayflower Pilgrim, Richard Warren (c1580-1628).
  3. Thomas Pope (1608-1683) - ( ZWadswoth, EBartlett, SBartlett, JBartlett3, HPope, TPope) -
  4. Ann Fallowell (1611-1639) - ( ZWadswoth, EBartlett, SBartlett, JBartlett3, HPope, AFallowell -
  5. Edward Griswold (1607-1691) - ( ZWadswoth, EBartlett, SBartlett, LGriswold, FGriswold, EGriswold) -
  6. Margaret Griswold - ( ZWadswoth, EBartlett, SBartlett, LGriswold, FGriswold, MGriswold) - English Immigrant
  7. Stephen Tracy (1596-1654) - ( ZWadswoth, EBartlett, SBartlett, LGriswold, MTracy, STracy) - Pilgrim Immigrant to Plymouth Colony in 1623, but returned to England in 1640.
  8. Tryphosa Lee (1597-1641) - ( ZWadswoth, EBartlett, SBartlett, LGriswold, MTracy, [[Tryphosa Lee (1597-1641)| TLee) - Pilgrim Immigrant to Plymouth Colony in 1623

Lathrop Family Line Edit

  1. Rev John Lathrop - ( ZWadswoth, EBartlett, ELathrop, TLathrop, JLathrop2, JLathrop1) -the distinguished puritan immigrant leader of Massachusetts Bay Colony.
  2. Hannah Howse (c1594-c1633) - ( ZWadswoth, EBartlett, ELathrop, TLathrop, JLathrop2, HHowse) - English Immigrant
  3. John Ansell (1600-1628) - ( ZWadswoth, EBartlett, ELathrop, TLathrop, MAnsell, JAnsell) - English Immigrant
  4. Mary Nye (-) - ( ZWadswoth, EBartlett, ELathrop, TLathrop, MAnsell, MNye) - English Immigrant
  5. John Gorham (1621-1675) - ( ZWadswoth, EBartlett, ELathrop, EGorham, JGorham, JGorham1) - Captain of Plymouth Colony Militia who died in the Great Swamp Fight of 1675.
  6. Desire Howland (1625-1683) - ( ZWadswoth, EBartlett, ELathrop, EGorham, JGorham, DHowland) - Daughter of famous Mayflower pilgrim John Howland (1592-1672). Gateway Link to early English Royal Ancestry
  7. Thomas Huckins (c1620-) - ( ZWadswoth, EBartlett, ELathrop, EGorham, HHuckins, THuckins) - English Immigrant
  8. Huckins08 - ( ZWadswoth, EBartlett, ELathrop, EGorham, HHuckins, Huckins8]]) - English Immigrant

Great, Great Grandparents of Barrett Potter Edit

Father of Mary Storer Potter (1812-1835) - father of the first wife of Henry.

Great, Great Grandparents of Anne Storer Edit

Great, Great Grandparents of Nathan Appleton Edit

Nathan Appleton (1779-1861), the father of Frances Elizabeth Appleton (1817-1861), the 2nd Wife of Longfellow.

Famous Descendants Edit

  • His father was a lawyer, and
  • his maternal grandfather, Peleg Wadsworth, was a general in the American Revolutionary War and a Member of Congress.[3]

Longfellow Children Edit