Re: [ScottishWarPrisoners] GOLD Family
- bob gillis wrote:
> The Scottish soldiers that were deported to America were captured by theG'day Bob,
> Cromwell forces at the Battles of Dunbar and Worcester. the Worcester
> captives were on the John and Sarah which departed Gravesend in Nov
> 1651 arrived in Boston before 14 May 1652. There is no one in the John
> and Sara list with a name like one of yours.
> I do not think there was a passenger list of the dunbar capives on the
> Unity but most went to the Iron Works in Saugus, then Lynn, or
> Braintree. There are references to those some of those men in the Iron
> Works papers and the Vital Records of Essex County.
> the Golds/Goulds in the Essex County VRs are after 1700. There was a
> Zaccheus Gould probably of Lynn mentioned in the Essex County Probate in
> 1644 and later. There were several Zaccheus Gould's in the late 1600s.
> Some are probably the same man as he moved from town to town but no
> records connect them..
> bob gillis
> Bill Eye wrote:
Such a quick response!
Thanks for the resume, I suppose on the face of things, it is unlikely
that there were any of my people involved or that I would have any real
chance of tracing them.
But I will stay on the List for a while, just in case something
evolves.....and at least I am learning something!