Robert Wadleigh1

M, #84
  • Marriage*: 8 September 1696; Rowley, Essex Co., Massachusetts; Principal=Sarah Nelson1
  • Note*: Participated in Gove's Rebellion. Robert Wadleigh and his brother Joseph Wadleigh junior were found guilty on 1 Feb 1682/3 for being one of Gove's company breaking out of custody, and for standing upon his defence. Both were imprisoned at Portsmouth. Per Governor Cranfield's letter, Robert was still in prison 23 May 1684. Robert was probably not released until Cranfield left New Hampshire in May or June 1685, and possibly not until the end of Walter Barefoote's term as Deputy Governor about May 1686.2
Last Edited: 30 Sep 2015


Father: Robert Wadleigh1 d. a 28 Oct 1701
Mother: Sarah (?)1


Sarah Nelson


  1. [S54] Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire, by Sybil Noyes, Charles Thornton Libby, Walter Goodwin Davis. Orig. publ. in five parts Portland 1928-39., p. 708.
  2. [S68] The Gove book : History and Genealogy of the American Family of Gove, and Notes of European Goves, by William Henry Gove, Salem, 1922. url=, p. 30-32, 38.