Crew of H. M. Ship Bounty, who landed at Pitcairn's Island, December, 1789.
Fletcher Christian . . . Acting-Lieutenant. Edward Young . . . . . . Midshipman. ____ Brown . . . . . . . Assistant-Botanist. John Mills . . . . . . . Quarter-master. William M’Coy . . . . . Seaman. Isaac Martin . . . . . . Seaman. John Williams . . . . . Seaman. Matthew Quintal . . . . Seaman. John Adams . . . . . . . Seaman.
The present inhabitants of this island are the descendants of Christian, Young, Quintal, M’Coy, Mills, and Adams; together with three Europeans, Nobbs, Buffett, and Evans, who have been allowed to remain upon the island for upwards of twenty-five years. Brown, Martin, and Williams had no issue; neither had any of the Tahitian men.
Fletcher Christian married Isabella, a Tahitian woman. Issue; Thursday October, Charles, and Mary.
Thursday October married Susanah, widow of Edward Young. Issue; Charles, Joseph, Thursday October, Mary, Polly, and Peggy.
Charles second, married Maria Christian. Issue; Rebecca, Charles.
Joseph, not married.
Thursday October married Mary Young. Issue; Albert, Elias, Alfonzo, Julia, Agnes, and Rose Anne.
Mary, not married.
Polly married Edward Young.
Peggy married Daniel M’Coy; and secondly, Fletcher Christian.
Charles first, son of Fletcher Christian of the Bounty. married Sally, a Tahitian child, that came to the island when an infant, in the Bounty. Issue; Fletcher, Edward, Charles, Isaac, Sarah, Maria, Mary, and Margaret.
Fletcher married Peggy Christian, widow of Daniel M’Coy. Issue; Jacob, Stephen, Nathan, William, Priscilla, Polly, Lucy, Emily, and Abigal.
Edward died unmarried.
Charles married Charlotte Quintal. Issue; Andrew, Gilbert, Kitty, Adeline, Ellena, Cordelia, and Lucy Anne.
Isaac married Mirriam Young. Issue; Henry, Godfrey, and Emiline.
Sarah married George Nobbs.
Maria married, first, Charles Christian; secondly, John Quintal; and thirdly, William Quintal.
Mary married Arthur Quintal, senior.
Margaret married Matthew M’Coy.
Mary, daughter of Fletcher Christian of the Bounty, never married.
Edward Young married Susannah, a Tahitian woman. Issue; none; but had a family by two Tahitian women during the time he was married to Susannah, one of which was Fletcher Christian’s widow, the other was the wife of one of the Tahitian men. Issue by the former of these two, Edward, Polly, and Dorothea; by the latter, Nancy, George, Robert, and William.*
∗ [Children of E. Young and Maimiti (F. Christian's widow) were:
Dorothy, Edward, and James.
Children of E. Young and Toofaiti were: Polly, George, Robert, and William.]
Edward married Polly Christian. Issue; Moses.
Polly married George Adams.
Dorothea married John Buffett.
George married Hannah Adams. Issue; Frederick, Simon, Dinah, Betsy, Jemima, and Martha.
Robert died unmarried.
William married widow of Matthew Quintal second. Issue; Mayhew, Mary, Mirriam, Dorcas and Lydia (twins).
Moses married Albina M’Coy. Issue; Mary Elisabeth.
Frederick married Mary Evans. Issue; none.
Simon married Mary Buffett. Issue; Lorenzo, Robert, and Eliza.
Dinah married John Quintal second.
Betsy married John Buffett second.
Jemima and Martha, not married.
—— Brown married a Tahitian woman, but had no issue.
John Mills married a Tahitian woman. Issue; Elizabeth, who married Matthew Quintal.
William M’Coy married a Tahitian woman. Issue; Daniel and Kate.
Daniel married Sarah Quintal. Issue; William, Daniel second, Hugh, Matthew, Daniel third, Jane, Sarah and Albina.
Kate married Arthur Quintal first.
William died unmarried.
Daniel married Peggy Christian. Issue; Philip.
Hugh died unmarried.
Matthew married Margaret Christian. Issue; Russell, Jane, Diana, Mary, Harriott, Sarah, and Sophia.
Daniel third, married Lydia Young.
Jane and Sarah died unmarried.
Albina married Moses Young.
Isaac Martin married a Tahitian woman, but had no issue.
John Williams married a Tahitian woman, but died without issue.
Matthew Quintal married a Tahitian woman. Issue; Matthew second, Arthur, Sarah, Jane; he also had a child by Susannah, the wife of Edward Young of the Bounty, Edward.
Matthew married Elizabeth Mills. Issue; John and Matthew third.
Arthur married first, Kate M’Coy; secondly, Mary Christian. Issue by the first wife; Arthur, Kitty, John, Charlotte, Phoebe, James, Caroline, and Ruth: issue by the second wife; Absolem, Nathaniel, Joseph, Cornelius, and Mary.
Sarah married Daniel M’Coy first.
Jane went to the island of Rurutu, in the brig Lovely Ann.
Edward married Dinah Adams. Issue; William first, Edward second, Abraham, Henry, Caleb, Martha, Louisa, Nancy, and Susan.
John Quintal, son of Matthew second, married Maria, widow of Charles Christian second. Issue; Eliza, Sarah, Ellen, and Maria.
Matthew Quintal unmarried.
Arthur second, married Martha Quintal. Issue; Edward, Edmund, Victoria, Rhoda, and Rachael.
Kitty died unmarried at Tahiti.
John married Dinah Young. Issue; John, William, Augusta, Matilda, and Kesiah.
Charlotte married Charles Christian third.
Phoebe married [Jonathan Adams] Josiah Adams.
Caroline married John Adams second.
Ruth, Absolem, Nathaniel, Joseph, Cornelius, and Mary, unmarried.
William Quintal, first, married Maria, widow of Charles Christian; secondly, married widow of John Quintal. Issue by the first wife, John, Oliver, Edward, Abbey, and Helen.
[Maria Christian (1816) was the widow of both Charles Christian (1808) and John Quintal (1812). There was no second wife.]
Edward second, unmarried.
Abraham married Esther Nobbs; no issue.
Henry and Caleb, unmarried.
Martha married Arthur Quintal second.
Louisa, Nancy, and Susan, unmarried.
John Adams first married a Tahitian woman, the widow of John Mills. Issue; Dinah, Rachael, and Hannah. Secondly the widow of William M’Coy of the Bounty. Issue; George.
Dinah married Edward Quintal first.
Rachael married John Evans first.
Hannah married George Young.
George married, first, Polly Young. Issue; John, Jonathan, and Josiah; married, secondly, widow of Daniel M’Coy. No issue.
John married Caroline Quintal. Issue; Gilbert, Byron, George, and Polly.
Jonathan married Phoebe Quintal. Issue; Calvin and Eliza.
George Nobbs married Sarah Christian. Issue; Reuben, Esther, Fletcher, Francis, Jane, Naomi, James, Edwin, Jemima, and Sydney.
Esther married Abraham Quintal; all the rest are single.
John Buffett married Dorothy Young. Issue; Thomas, John, David, Robert, Benjamin, Edward, and Mary.
[Benjamin and Mary were by Mary Christian (1810), not by Dorothy Young (1794).]
John married Betsy Young. Issue; Henry and Eveline.
David, Robert, Benjamin, and Edward, unmarried.
Mary married Simon Young.
John Evans married Rachael Adams. Issue; John, William, George, Mary, Dinah, and Martha.
John William, George, Dinah, and Martha, unmarried.
Mary married Frederick Young.