William Pynchon, British colonial official, trader. member Massachusetts Board of Assistants, 1642-1651.
Pynchon, William was born in 1590 in England. Son of John and Frances (Brett) Pynchon.
At least 3 children.
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.
Member Massachusetts Board of Assistants, 1642-1651.
Married Anna Andrew; married second, Frances Sanford.
Frances (Brett) Pynchon