||John Beales - Fact or Comment
||Born to Edward and Martha Beales in
Hingham, Norfolk Co, ENG.   
[BWB: Genealogist Kent of Alexandria VA claimed that the Wramplington Parish register gave 5/8/1593 , but this conflicts with John's family records, and may be a baptismal date instead.]
||Christened  in Hingham Barrowe (said
to be part of Hingham, but outside the bounds of the parish of St.Andrew).
||John's father Edward buried  in Wramplingham,
Norfolk Co, ENG.
|John 'Beals' married Frances Ripley in Wymondham, Norfolk Co, ENG  , her second
marriage. Frances was born 2/10/1579-80 in Stokesley, Yorkshire,
- William Rippon Ripley (b.4/13/1547 in Halifax, Yorkshire, ENG) and
- Sisley Cicely Revell (b.9/14/1554 in Blofield, Norfolk, ENG; d. before
1582). Frances was the second cousin of William Ripley, Planter of
the Commonwealth, whose daughter Sarah married Lt. Jeremiah Beal, son of
John.  John & Frances
had 6 children. 
||John's mother Martha buried in Hingham, Norfolk Co, ENG.
|John's first wife Frances died  and was buried the next day in Wymondham.
||Nazareth Hobart - Fact or Comment
||Nazareth born to
- Edmund Hobart (b. c.1570 in Hingham, Norfolk Co, ENG) and
- Margaret Dewey.  
Edmund and Margaret were married 9/7/1600. 
|Christened in Hingham. 
(source  says 6/7/1601.)
||Married Robert Turner. 
||Nazareth's first husband Robert buried, after a marriage of a few months.  
||John and Nazareth Beales/Beal - Fact or
||John married the widow Nazareth (nee Hobart) Turner in Hingham 
  . John & Nazareth had 5 children,
3 in England and 2 in Hingham, MA (making 11 children total for John).
(History of The Town of Hingham, 1893)
||Son Jeremiah Beales christened in Hingham,
ENG   (the former source says Wymondham, ENG; the latter says 'born').
||Nazareth's father Edmond Hobart left England and immigrated to Charlestown,
MA and subsequently moved to Hingham, MA. 
|John and his family immigrated to Hingham [map:182], Plymouth Co, MA [39a]
at age 50 , aboard the Diligence, John
Martin, master, and during the voyage changed his surname from Beales
A fellow passenger wrote, "John Beal, shoemaker, with his five sons, three
daughters and two servants came from Old Hingham, landed, and settled in New Hingham."  (One of the servants may have been his brother Edmond's
son also named John.)
Don Beals  writes: "John was no doubt
well aware of the new settlement. Ralph Smith had come from Hingham,
Eng. in 1633 and founded Hingham, Mass. Additionally his wife's parents
and family had arrived in Charlestown, Mass. the same year and her brother,
Rev. Peter Hobart was the first minister of Hingham.
"Not long after arrival John Beal became a landholder obtaining a grant
of six acres for a house lot on what is now the south side of South Street
west of Hersey Street." Also see .
||Admitted to the Freedom of Massachusetts Colony and thus became a "freeman".
|Was deputy to the General Court. 
||Nazareth's father died in Hingham MA at age 75.
||Son Jeremiah and Sarah Ripley were married. 
||Grandson Jeremiah Beal, Jr. born
in Hingham MA. 
||Nazareth died in Hingham MA. 
||John Beal - Fact or Comment
||John married Mary (nee Gilman) Jacob in Hingham MA, the widow of John's
old friend Nicholas Jacob.   Mary
was born c.1599 in Hingham Eng to
- Edward Gilman and
- Mary Clark  (some say ? Smith).
John and Mary had no children. 
||Was again deputy to the General Court. 
||Mary died in Hingham MA.  
||Died in Hingham at age 100   and interred
at Old Ship Church Cemetery, Hingham. During his 50 years in MA,
he made his home in Hingham, Cohasset, Weymouth, and Abington.