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BEAUCHAMP FAMILY HISTORY

THIS IS THE ONLY HISTORY I HAVE ON MY BEAUCHAMP FAMILY. JOHN BEAUCHAMP WAS MY NINTH GREAT GRANDFATHER ON MY FATHER'S SIDE OF THE FAMILY. THIS INFO I FOUND ON THE INTERNET IT IS ATTRIBUTED TO HAL PHILIPS AND IS ALSO LISTED IN THE PENNSYLVANIA AVCHIVES.

JOHN BEAUCHAMP:

JOHN WAS A LONDON MERCHANT AND MEMBER OF THE PLYMOUTH COMPANY. THIS STOCK COMPANY WAS FORMED TO SUPPLY THE PLANTATION IN PLYMOUTH,MASS. HE WAS ONE OF THE FINANCIAL ADVENTURERS WHO FINANCED THE "MAYFLOWER" WHICH CAME TO AMERICA IN 1620.

EDMUND BEAUCHAMP:
MY 8TH GREAT GRANDFATHER

In his will he speaks of himself as "Weaver, of London". He was sent to Somerset Co,md. by Gov. Charles Calverin in the spring of 1666 as a person well qualified to exercise the office of clerk of court for the entire eastern shore, but on august 22,1666, somerset co.., was established and from that time with the exception of a few months, he was clerk of Somerset Co. Md. untill his death in 1691.