Annabella Bland Barsham was born circa 1615 in Colchester, Essex, England to John Smith Bland (1572-1668) and Isabella Drake (1580-1639) and died 13 July 1683 Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts of unspecified causes. She married William Barsham (1610-1684) 1636 in Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

Research Notes

Annabella Bland (also called Anabella). She is not named in her husband's will in 1683 (codicil in 1684) so it can be supposed that she pre-deceased him. She is listed in Great Migration documentation as alias Smith d/o John Bland alias Smith

William Barsham married by 1635 Anabel Smith alias Bland, born say 1615, daughter of John Smith alias Bland ; d. by 23 August 1683 (not named in husband's will).


Offspring of William Barsham and Annabella Bland (c1615-1683)
Name Birth Death Joined with
John Barsham (1635-1698)
Hannah Barsham (1637-1710) 7 January 1637 Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 18 August 1710 Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts John Spring (1630-1717)
William Barsham (1638-1710)
Joshua Barsham (1640-1683)
Susanna Barsham (1641-1672)
Nathaniel Barsham (1644-1716)
Sarah Barsham (1646-1693)
Mary Barsham (1648-1735)
Rebecca Barsham (1657-1717)
Elizabeth Barsham (1658-1735)



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