The GOODALE Family of Salisbury, Essex, MA Send comments and corrections to
RICHARD GOODALE (d. 1666) of Salisbury m. Dorothy Unknown (d. 1665)
ANN GOODALE (d. 1678) m. William Allen

Generation 1

RICHARD GOODALE (d. 1666) of Salisbury

Parents: Unknown

Richard Goodale died between 8 Sep 1666, when he wrote a codicil to his will, and 4 Oct 1666 when inventory was taken. [Ref] Richard's name is on a list of the original inhabitants of Salisbury from a town meeting on 3 (12) 1650. [Ref] Richard married Dorothy Unknown. Dorothy died on 27 (11) 1664 in Salisbury. [Ref]

He is on a 3 (12) 1650 list of commoners in Salisbury. [Ref] He was on the grand jury at the 13 (2) 1652 and 11 (2) 1654 courts at Salisbury. [Ref]

He took the oath of allegiance on 17 Dec 1667 in Salisbury. [Ref This does not work with his death date or his son's birth date]

He was a mariner of Boston. [Ref]

In his will, Richard mentions brothers Edward French, Philip Chalice and Richard Wells. [Ref] Dea. Richard Wells died on 12 Jul 1672. [Ref]

Richard and Dorothy had the following children:

  1. Ann Goodale died on the last of May 1678. She married William Allen.
  2. Daughter Goodale married Unknown Hubbard. [Ref]
  3. Richard Goodale, Jr. was born on 29 (6) 1655. [Ref] He died perhaps in 1674. [Ref] He married Mary Unknown. [Ref] She died on 31 May 1683. [Ref]

Generation 2

ANN GOODALE (d. 1678)

Parents: Richard Goodale and Dorothy Unknown

Ann Goodale died on the "last of May 1678". [Ref][Ref]. She married William Allen. [Ref]


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Quint, Alonzo H., "Oaths of Freemen, Allegiance, &c. in Old Norfolk County, New England Historical and Genealogical Register 6, 1852, 201-204.

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Mr. Thornton, "Original Settlers of Salisbury, MA," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 3;55.