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  • Pilgrim Village Families Sketch: William Latham

    Robert Charles Anderson

    Birth: William Latham was born about 1609, probably in England.

    Death: He died sometime after 1645 in the Bahama Islands, where he and others starved for want of food, according to Bradford’s list of passengers

    Ship: Mayflower, 1620

    Life in England: Nothing is known of his life in England.

    Life in New England: William came over as a servant to John Carver, who died the first winter. He may possibly have joined the household of William Brewster. Sometime after 1634, he moved to Duxbury. Sometime after 1640, he went to England and from there to the Bahamas.

    Family: There is no evidence that William Latham married or had children

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