Winder Wonderland DNA Project John WINDER [3118]
WINDER, John [3118]


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TULSE, Sarah [3119]

WINDER, John [3118]

  • Marriage: TULSE, Sarah [3119] before 1675 in , Southampton, Southampton, England 1
  • Died: 1675, New York, New York, Yorkshire, USA 2

bullet  General Notes:

From: <[email protected]>
Sent: Tuesday, March 20, 2001 5:35 PM
Source: [email protected]
Subject: [Bklyn] New York City Wills, 1665-1707
Page 122.--"Whereas MR. JOHN WINDER, merchant, and Alderman of this city, deceased, did make a nuncupative will, and did leave his whole estate to his wife Sarah, and proof having been made," she is made administratrix, September 29, 1675.
Page 272.--Know all men by these Presents that for as much as John Palmer, Gent., who hath intermarried with Sarah, the widow of John Winder, late of this city, merchant, did administer upon the estate, and having well and truly administered according to law, a Quietus is granted, November 8, 1683. Thomas Dongan.
Geraldine Ryerson K

15 Mar 1657, Lendon, England: Signed partnership agreement with Robert Gibbs, fishmonger, William Dickonson, draper, a seven years' commitment to "take advantage of the opportunities offered by trade with the American colonies". Gibbs and Dickonson went to New England.

3 Dec 1659: Named James Whetcomb Of London As His Agent. These letters of attorney were recorded in Barbadoes on May 21, 1661.

30 Jan 1665, Boston, MA: George Cartwright writes: To-morrow is a court here at which Mr. Winder hath a great trial, who pretends he and his partners were probably cheated by some churchwardens of 400 pounds, five years ago, which he undertakes to prove." On Feb 4 he writes: Here is now a court sitting in Boston and Mr. Winder hath had a great triall gone against him; he had many substantiall men and merchants that gave evidence for him upon their oathes. The other party had but one witness sworn, yet himself being a church member carryed the cause."

1669 Southampton, England: "His wife belonged to a notable Southampton family, which fact, together with the facilities to trade offered by a residence at this port, doubtless attracted him thither.


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

1. Occupation: Merchant. 1

2. Occupation: Alderman.

3. Occupation: Mayor, 29 Sep 1669-3 Oct 1670, , Southampton, Southampton, England. 2

4. Migrated: with his family, 1674, , , New York, USA.

5. Probate, 29 Sep 1675, New York, New York, Yorkshire, USA. 2


John married Sarah TULSE [3119] [MRIN: 1314], daughter of William TULSE [12938] and Sophronia [12937], before 1675 in , Southampton, Southampton, England.1 (Sarah TULSE [3119] was born in , Southampton, Southampton, England.)



1 Robert Winder Johnson, Winders of America (Lippincott Co, Philadelphia, 1902), Chart 1.

2 Robert Winder Johnson, Winders of America (Lippincott Co, Philadelphia, 1902), pg. 11.

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