Birth: John Hampden was born by 1600, assuming he came to New England as an adult.
Death: Nothing is known of his place or date of death.
Ship: [possibly] Charity or Swan, 1622
Life in England: John Hampden was described by Winslow as a “gentleman of London.” He has been identified as the John Hampden, Puritan Member of Parliament, but this remains a possibility only.
Life in New England: Information about John Hampden comes primarily from Edward Winslow. According to him, Hampden was a gentleman of London wintering with the Plymouth colonists in the winter of 1622/3. Phineas Pratt, one of Weston’s men from Wessagusset [Weymouth], knew him, a fact suggesting that Hampden was one of the men who had come to New England in the summer of 1622.
Family: Nothing is known of any family members.