WILLIAM WORMWOOD , b. probably in England., d. in 1690. He was a witness to a deed by John Lander in Kittery in 1639. He was living on Starr Island in the Isle of Shoals in 1647. He took the Oath of Allegience 22 Mar 1681.
William m. (1) CATHERINE _____, the mother of his children. She was ordered o be brought to the General Court as a prisoner in 1647. She testified in court in 1650. He married perhaps (2) Mary _____.
While living on Starr Island William was accused of improper business dealings with sailors. In 1647 he was ordered off the island and directed to live on the mainland. He sold land to Thomas Crockett before 1647.
On 3 Dec. 1690 Mary Wormwood (possibly his widow, a second wife) prresented the inventory of his estate taken by Arthur Came and John Hovie to the Court. His estate was valued at 25 pounds.
MARGARET WORMWOOD m. 1658 to SIMON BUSSEY/BUZZELL.[5/2:398]