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colonial official , trader

William Pynchon, British colonial official, trader. member Massachusetts Board of Assistants, 1642-1651.

Background

Pynchon, William was born in 1590 in England. Son of John and Frances (Brett) Pynchon.

Education

At least 3 children.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author The Meritorius Price of Our Redemption (attacking current orthodox view of atonement), 1650, denounced heretic by colonial church authority as a result of this tract. Sailed for England, 1652.

Membership

Member Massachusetts Board of Assistants, 1642-1651.

Connections

Married Anna Andrew; married second, Frances Sanford.

father:
John Pynchon

mother:
Frances (Brett) Pynchon

spouses:
Anna Andrew

Frances Sanford