Joan Herrington

F, b. 1599, d. circa 1628
     Joan was born in 1599 in England. Joan married Reverand John Yonges, son of Rev. Christopher Yonges and Margaret (?), on 23 July 1622 in Southwold Parish, County Suffolk, England.1 It is assumed Joan died before circa 1628 in Southwold Parish, County Suffolk, England, as her husband was remarried on this date. On 15 May 1637, Joan & her husband, John, left his home in England aboard the ship, "Mary Anne", under the command of William Goose, bound for New England. Listed among the passengers were John Yonges aged 35 years, Joan, his wife, aged 34 years, along with their six children. IThe comissioners forbade them passage from Yarmouth. It is not known where they boarded the ship but probably at Ipswich. They arrived at the Boston harbor on the 20th of June..2,3,4


Reverand John Yonges b. 1598, d. 24 Feb 1672


  1. [S294] Eugene Stratton, Plymouth Colony Its History & People 1620 - 1691
    , page 518 - John married Mary, daughter of Thomas Warren of Southwold, England.
  2. [S264] Whitaker, History of Southold, 1640-1740, pages 18-19.
  3. [S739] Peter Wilson Coldham, The Complete Book of Immigrants, page 35 - 15 May 1637 examinations of passengers of the "Mary Anne" of Yarmouth, Mr. William Goose; Rev. John Yonges of St. Margaret's, Ipswich, Suffolk, minister age 35, Joan his wife age 34, six children: John, Thomas, Anne, Rachell, Marey, Joseueph for Salem to inhabit. This man was forbidden passage from Yarmouth and went not from Yarmouth.
  4. [S1756] Great Migration: Passengers of the Mary Anne of Yarmouth, 1637: In May of 1637, the Mary Anne was fitted out at Yarmouth by a merchant of the name of Payne for the conveyance of the persecuted Puritans to New England with William Goose as its master. It left in mid-May from Ipswich & arrived at Boston 20 June 1637. Passengers: John Yonges aged 35 years, minister from St. Margaret's, Ipswich, Suffolk, bound for Salem, [side lined: "This man was forbidden passage by the commissioners & went not from Yarmouth"], Joan aged 34 years, John, Thomas, Anne, Rachell, Marey, Josueph. -