Joanna Boyse1

F, #886
Last Edited: 7 Apr 2012


Father: Rev. John Boyse1 d. c 1620
Mother: Johane (?)1 d. c 1631

Family 1:

Rev. Peter Prudden b. 1601, d. 6 Jul 1656
  • Marriage*: circa 1638; "various indications point to about 1638 and that the marriage took place in this country."; Principal:Rev. Peter Prudden1


Samuel Prudden1
Rev. John Prudden+ 1 b. 9 Nov 1645, d. 11 Dec 1725

Family 2:

Capt. Thomas Willet d. 4 Aug 1674

Family 3:

Rev. John Bishop


  • Immigration*: 1636; Massachusetts2
  • Note*: "Joanna Boyse was the daughter of Rev. John Boyse and his wife Johane ----, of Halifax, Yorkshire, England. Rev. John Boyse died, as indicated by his will, about 1620, and his wife, Johane, about 1631, as shown byher will...Her father was a man of estate...She was one of four coheiresses to property in Edgton and Welburn....In her will, dated 1681, November 8th, she mentions two sons and five daughters, all of the name Prudden."1
  • Note: "came to New England in 1636 with her brother-in-law and sister, Thomas and Silence (Boyse) Robinson, and settled at Roxbury, Mass., where, as 'Joan Boyse, a maid,' she was a member of the Rev. John Eliot's congregation in the latter part of 1636. She m. (1) about 1637-8 (as his second wife), the Rev. Peter Prudden..."2


  1. [S227] James W. Moore, Rev John Moore.
  2. [S297] "The mother-in-law of the Reverend Peter Prudden with a pedigree of the Boyse Family", by John Insley Coddington. The American Genealogist, Vol 29 (July 1942) p. 135-141.