Ancestry:  Captain Jolls descends from an ancient family with a variant spelling (Joll, Jolls, Jolles) dating back to the time of William-the-Conquorer (1024-1087) Joll is their name for our Couldron kettle.    

1st Marriage:  to Abigail ?

Birth of Son:  02 JUN 1677
Name:  Robert Jolls
Place:  Boston, Suffolk Co, Massachusetts

Birth of Son:  1682
Name:  Thomas Jolls (died enroute to America along with mother, Abigail)

Immigration:  1682  on his own boat “The Richard”
Details:  Captain of the ship Richard, a windjammer, he was bringing a proclamation to the Massachusetts Bay Colony from the King of England .  A violent storm came up and he and was shipwrecked (with his brother John) off the coast of Rhode Island.  He delivered the papers to Governor Winslow of the Massachusetts Bay Colony and did not return to England.  His wife and won, Thomas, died and he later married into Governor Winslow’s family.

Note:  Was a loyalist

2nd Marriage:  to Susannah?

Birth of Son:  ABT 1687
Name:  Thomas Jolls
Place:  Boston, Suffolk Co, Massachusetts

Family Legend
Details:  The Joll Family in England have this Legend: “In the Parish of Alternon, in the time of Charles II, lived one Peter Joll, who is reported to have been Clerk or Deacon of the church, and was 150 years and odd years old when he died; and at the age of 100 years had new black hairs that grew out of his head among those that long before were white with age, and then also new teeth grew up in his jaws in the places of those that many years before were fallen out of his head.”

Will #2334: 1696, Boston Probate, Vol 11, page 213: Thomas Jolls, “Shipwright being born out at sea and not knowing when it shall please the Lord to deal with me, being in good health of body and of sound and perfect mind and memory; praise be therefore given to Almighty God; do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament. First and principally, I commend my soul into the hands of the Almighty God, hoping through the merits of death and passion of my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ to have full and free pardon and forgiveness of all my sins and to inherit everlasting life and my body I commit to the Earth or Sea well knowing that both Earth and Sea shall give up their dead when the last trump shall sound.” Year 1696: Gave all estate both real and personal whether in England or New England or elsewhere to Sister Sarah Jolls of Boston, Spinster.

parents are unknown

Susannah ?     

parents are unknown

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