Degory Priest

Male 1582 - 1620  (37 years)


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  • Name Degory Priest 
    Born 11 Aug 1582  Hartland, Devonshire, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Also Known As Digorius Prust 
    Religion Early member of the Pilgrims' Leyden congregation 
    Religion Religious Separatist 
    Stories and Notes Mayflower Passenger  [2
    • He came to America on the Mayflower, leaving behind his wife and two daughters. Degory Priest died the first winter. His widow remarried to Godbert Godbertson (sometimes known as Cuthburt Cuthbertson), and they all came to America on the shi p Anne in 1623.
    Died 1 Jan 1620  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5961  Enchanted Family Tree
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2012 

    Father Peter Prust 
    Family ID F3352  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Allerton 
    Married 4 Nov 1611  Leiden, , Zuid-Holland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Priest,   b. 1613, Leiden, , Zuid-Holland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Charlestown, , Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Sarah Priest,   b. 1615, Leiden, , Zuid-Holland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1648, , , England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2012 
    Family ID F3351  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Aug 1582 - Hartland, Devonshire, England, United Kingdom Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Nov 1611 - Leiden, , Zuid-Holland, Netherlands Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Jan 1620 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories
    Passenger List for the Mayflower
    Passenger List for the Mayflower

  • Sources 
    1. [S43] - City, County, State, or Church Records, Leyden Record (Reliability: 3), Apr 1619.
      Degory Priest stated in a record that he was 40 years old.

    2. [S74] Of Plymouth Plantation, William Bradford, (New York: Random House, 1952).