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  (b. abt. 1562 Dorchester, Dorset, England   d. 18 November 1638 Dorchester, Massachusetts Bay Colony )  

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Bernard CAPEN was born abt. 1562 in Dorchester, Dorset, England . Bernard CAPEN was the child of ?   and   ?

Bernard was an immigrant to the United States, arriving by 1630.

Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):

Bernard  married  Joan PURCHASE 3 May 1596 in Dorchester, Dorset, England .  The couple had (at least) 9 children. Joan PURCHASE  was born 25 March 1578 in Dorchester, Dorset, England (Fordington).  Joan died 26 March 1653 in Dorchester, Massachusetts, USA.  Joan was the child of Oliver PURCHASE and Thomasine HARRIS.

Bernard CAPEN died 18 November 1638 in Dorchester, Massachusetts Bay Colony.
Details of the family tree of Bernard appear below.

Spouse(s) / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Bernard CAPEN


Bernard CAPEN married Grave has been locatedAncestor is complete!immigrant flag female ancestor Joan PURCHASE-- Date: 3 May 1596 Place: Dorchester, Dorset, England
Joan PURCHASE was the child of Oliver PURCHASE and Thomasine HARRIS

Children of Bernard CAPEN and Joan PURCHASE:

flag male ancestor Bernard CAPEN (b.abt. 1597, Dorchester, Dorset, England   d. 20 April 1646, , England )

flag male ancestor James CAPEN (b.abt. 1599, Dorchester, Dorset, England   d. 8 September 1628, Dorchester, Dorset, England )

flag female ancestor Ruth CAPEN (b.7 August 1600, Dorchester, Dorset, England   d. 26 March 1646, , England )

immigrant flag female ancestor Dorothy CAPEN (b.abt. 1602, Dorchester, Dorset, England   d. 18 September 1675, Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony)
m. Nicholas UPSALL 17 January 1630 in Dorchester, Dorset, England (Fordington)

Ancestor is complete!immigrant flag female ancestor Susannah CAPEN (b.11 April 1602, Dorchester, Dorset, England   d. 13 November 1666, Windsor, Connecticut Colony )
m. William ROCKWELL 14 April 1624 in Dorchester, Dorset, England (Fordington)
m. Matthew GRANT 29 May 1645 in Windsor, Connecticut, USA (Poquonock)

flag female ancestor Hannah CAPEN (b.abt. 1607, Dorchester, Dorset, England   d. March 1670, Dorchester, Dorset, England )
m. Robert GIFFORD 4 August 1629 in Dorchester, Dorset, England (Fordington)

flag male ancestor John CAPEN (b.26 January 1613, Dorchester, Dorset, England   d. 4 April 1692, Dorchester, Province of Massachusetts Bay)
m. Redegon CLAPP 20 October 1637 in Dorchester, Massachusetts, USA
m. Mary BASS 20 September 1647 in Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA*

immigrant flag female ancestor Honor CAPEN (b.abt. 1616, Dorchester, Dorset, England   d. 1 December 1680, Westfield, Massachusetts Bay Colony )
m. William HANNUM 1634 in Dorchester, Massachusetts, USA

immigrant flag female ancestor Elizabeth CAPEN (b.29 October 1616, Dorchester, Dorset, England   d. 29 January 1677, Dorchester, Massachusetts Bay Colony)
m. Thomas SWIFT 18 October 1630 in Dorchester, Dorset, England (Fordington)

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Bernard Capen:
ORIGIN: Dorchester, Dorsetshire
OCCUPATION: Shoemaker.

CHURCH MEMBERSHIP: Admission to Dorchester church prior to 25 May 1636 implied by freemanship. He did not join the second church of Dorchester after its organization in August of 1636.

FREEMAN: 25 May 1636 [ MBCR 1:371].

OFFICES: On 2 October 1636 ordered by Dorchester to replace one barrel of [gun]powder [ DTR 19].

ESTATE: Granted four acre lot in Dorchester, 5 August 1633 [ DTR 2]; 30 acre Great Lot granted to 'Bernard Gapin and his son,' 4 January 1635/ 6 [ DTR 14]; 'Barnard and John Gapin shall have 2 acres in the marsh next Goodman Grenwayes,' 27 June 1636 [ DTR 17]; with others, granted 'ground adjoining to their home lots,' 2 January 1637/ 8 [ DTR 25]; granted two lots each of two acres and a fraction, 18 March 1637/ 8 [ DTR 31]; granted lot #8, 6 acres, in Meadow beyond Naponset [ DTR 321]. (Two other small parcels of land granted on 2 January...Read MORE...

Bernard CAPEN - Title	Genealogical and personal memoirs relating to the families of the state of Massachusetts, Volume 3 Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating t
Title Genealogical and personal memoirs relating to the families of the state of Massachusetts, Volume 3
Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of the State of Massachusetts
Editors William Richard Cutter, William Frederick Adams
Publisher Lewis historical publishing company, 1910
Original from Harvard University
Digitized Feb 1, 2008
Page 1587

1596 Marriage / Partner
Bernard CAPEN and Joan PURCHASE 3 May 1596, Dorchester, Dorset, England (Fordington)
1600 Birth of Child
Ruth CAPEN was born 7 August 1600, Dorchester, Dorset, England (Fordington)
1602 Birth of Child
Susannah CAPEN was born 11 April 1602, Dorchester, Dorset, England (Fordington)
1613 Birth of Child
John CAPEN was born 26 January 1613, Dorchester, Dorset, England (Fordington)
1616 Birth of Child
Elizabeth CAPEN was born 29 October 1616, Dorchester, Dorset, England (Fordington)
1628 Death of Child
James CAPEN died 8 September 1628, Dorchester, Dorset, England (Fordington)
Bernard CAPEN - Grave  Capen, Barnard Date: 1638 11 8 Cemetery: Dorchester North Location: DN B147

Capen, Barnard
Date: 1638 11 8
Cemetery: Dorchester North
Location: DN B147
1638 Death
18 November 1638
Dorchester, Massachusetts, USA
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