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William Hough was born 1620 in Westchester, Cheshire, England to Edward Hough (1590-) and Ann Bachelder (1582-1649) and died 10 August 1683 New London, New London County, Connecticut of unspecified causes. He married Sarah Calkins (1624-1677) 28 October 1645 in Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts.


William Hough was an early English Immigrant to America from Cheshire, England. William was a member of the Richard Blinman religious party and 1640 immigrant, first to Marshfield in the Plymouth Colony, then Gloucester in Massachusetts Bay, and finally New London, CT.

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Migration to America

William was a member of the Richard Blinman religious party and 1640 immigrant, first to Marshfield in the Plymouth Colony, then Gloucester in Massachusetts Bay, and finally New London, CT.

Religious freedom appears to be an important factor for William's migration to America. However, after landing there he discovered that his religious views were significantly at odds with the communities at Plymouth Colony (Pilgrims) and Massachusetts Bay (Puritans). But he was able to settle down with the religious group in in New London.

Marriage to Sarah Calkins

While in Gloucester - William Hough - (b. Chester c 1619-1620, d. New London CT - 10 Aug 1683, age 64) Married in Gloucester MA on 28 Oct 1645 to Sarah Calkins (1624-1677). She was baptized in Waverton, Cheshire on 6 May 1627 and is daughter of Hugh and Ann Calkins. Sarah died after 05 Oct 1670, probably in Connecticut.





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Offspring of William Hough and Sarah Calkins (1624-1677)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Hannah Hough (1646-)
Sarah Hough (1648-1715)
Abiah Hough (1645-1715)
Jary Hough (1651-)
Sarah Hough (1651-1715)
Samuel Hough (1653-1714)
William Hough (1657-1705) 13 October 1657 1705 Anne Lathrop (1667-1745)
Jonathan Hough (1659-)
Deborah Hough (1662-)
Ann Hough (1665-1667)
Abigail Hough (1666-1715)











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