Bridget Hutchinson Sanford was born 15 January 1619 in Alford, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom to William Hutchinson (1586-1641) and Anne Marbury (1591-1643) and died 1698 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States of unspecified causes. She married John Sanford (c1605-1653) 1628 in Alford, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom. Charlemagne (747-814)/s, Henry II of England (1133-1189)/s, Hugh Capet (c940-996)/s, William I of England (1027-1087)/s.


Bridget, baptised 15 January 1618/9, married John Sanford (c1605-1653) and lived in Portsmouth where her husband was briefly governor of the island, and died by 1698.

Her family immigrated to Boston in 1634 on the ship Griffin.

Marriage & Family

Sanford married twice, first to Elizabeth Webb, who at one time lived at Groton Manor, the home of John Winthrop in England; this marriage produced two children. Following Elizabeth's death, Sanford married Bridget, the daughter of William Hutchinson and his famous wife, Anne (Marbury) Hutchinson, this marriage producing nine children, many of whom died young. William Hutchinson served for one year as the Judge (Governor) of Portsmouth. Sanford's oldest son with Bridget, Peleg Sanford, was the colonial Rhode Island governor from 1680 to 1683. Sanford's oldest son with his first wife, John Jr., married, as his second wife, Mary (Gorton) Greene, the daughter of Rhode Island President Samuel Gorton.

Offspring of Gov. John Sanford and Bridget Hutchinson (1619-1698)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Eliphal Sanford (1637-1724)
Peleg Sanford (1639-1701) 10 May 1639 Portsmouth, Newport County, Rhode Island 28 February 1701 Portsmouth, Newport County, Rhode Island Mary Brenton (1636-1674) Mary Brenton (1636-1674) Mary Coddington (1654-1693)
Encome Sanford (1640-1667)
Restcome Sanford (1642-1667)
William Sanford (1643-1671)
Francis Sanford (1647-1655)
Esbow Sanford (1647-)
Elisha Sanford (1650-1691)
Ann Sanford (1651-1654)



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