Birth: Godbert Godbertson was born by 1592 based on his date
Death: He died in Plymouth between July 1 and October 24,
Ship: Anne or Little James, 1623
Life in Holland: Godbert Godbertson was originally from
“Oostland,” the area around Danzig, Poland. He was living in Leiden by
April 1615, where he was a hatter.While in Leiden, he attended the
English Separatist church.
Life in New England: Godbert Godbertson came to Plymouth
with his family, including two stepdaughters, in 1623. He was a freeman
of the colony. He and his wife both died in 1633 during an outbreak of
smallpox.The inventory taken after their deaths was the earliest in
Plymouth to include both the wife’s and husband’s possessions. The
estate at their deaths was heavily indebted, including one entry to
Sarah’s brother, Isaac Allerton, of over £75.
Family: Godbert Godbertson married (1) Elizabeth Kendall
on May 27, 1617, in Leiden. He married (2) Sarah (Allerton) (Vincent)
Priest on November 13, 1621, or shortly after in Leiden. She was the
sister of Mayflower passenger Isaac Allerton and the widow of fellow
passenger Degory Priest, who died in Plymouth in the winter of 1620/1,
and had two daughters by him.
Children of Degory and Sarah Priest:
Child of Gobert and Sarah Godbertson: