Bryan Rossiter1,2

M, #4338, b. about 1610, d. 30 September 1672
Father*Edward Rossiter b. s 1575, d. 23 Oct 1630
Mother*(?) Combe b. bt 1566 - 1584?
Relationship10th great-grandfather of Robert Michael Damon
Bryan Rossiter was born about 1610 in Comb St. Nicholas, Somerset, England.3,2 He was the son of Edward Rossiter and (?) Combe. Bryan Rossiter married Elizabeth Alsop, daughter of John Alsop.2 Bryan Rossiter died on 30 September 1672 in Guilford, Connecticut.3,1
He emmigrated on 20 March 1629/30 from in Plymouth, Devon, England, on the Ship 'Mary and John'.3 Bryan's father Edward Rossiter died on 23 October 1630 in Dorchester, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony.3,2 As of 1639, Bryan Rossiter lived in Windsor, Connecticut.3 He became the father of Joanna Rossiter in July 1642.3,1 As of 1651, Bryan Rossiter lived in Guilford, Connecticut.3 Bryan's daughter was married at wedding of Joanna Rossiter and John Cotton Jr on 7 November 1660 in Wethersfield, Massachusetts Bay Colony.1,2 Bryan Rossiter became a widower with the death of his wife, Elizabeth Alsop in 1669.3


Bryan Rossiter has ID Tree 93, Individual 2 in Winslow Johnson Damon Family Tree.1 Bryan Rossiter is mentioned in The Great Migration Begins under Edward Rossiter.2

Child of Bryan Rossiter and Elizabeth Alsop, daughter of John Alsop,

ChartsPedigree of Robert Damon (Big)
Pedigree of Robert Damon (Limited)
Indented Pedigree of Robert Damon (Big)
Indented Pedigree of Robert Damon (Limited)
Last Edited29 Apr 2002


  1. [S51] Edward Kennan Damon, Winslow Johnson Damon Family Tree. A tree mostly built from previous works handed down in the family. Repository: Richard Smith Damon Arlington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in.
  2. [S142] Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration Begins, Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, Vol I-III, CD-ROM (n.p.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2000). Hereinafter cited as The Great Migration Begins.
  3. [S27] Paul Bailey McBride Web Site, online