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Mary Exhurst[1, 2]

Female Abt 1507 - Bef 1566  (~ 58 years)


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  • Name Mary Exhurst 
    Born Abt 1507  [3
    Gender Female 
    Died Bef 1566  [3
    Person ID I12312  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others
    Last Modified 6 Nov 2015 

    Father Richard Exhurst,   b. Abt 1471, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 12 Jun 1512  (Age ~ 41 years) 
    Mother Joan Roberts,   b. Between 1480 and 1491, Glassenbury Manor, Crankbrook, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Sep 1547 and Feb 1548, Lamberhurst, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Married Between 1502 and 1507  [2
    Family ID F8031  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Edward Stoughton,   b. Abt 1495,   d. Bef 16 Feb 1574, St. Mary's, Ash, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Children 
     1. Thomas Stoughton,   d. 12 Jun 1591, St. Martins, Canterbury, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Francis Stoughton,   b. Abt 1531,   d. Abt Aug 1557, St. Peter's, Sandwich, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 26 years)
    Last Modified 16 Jun 2018 23:35:13 
    Family ID F8027  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "Mary Exhurst was born about 1507, the daughter of Richard and Joan Roberts Exhurst. Joan was Richard's second wife. About 1536, she married Edward Stoughton. They had three sons. A lawsuit initiated in 1556, brought by Walter Mayne against Edward Stoughton and his sons Francis and Thomas, confirms that Richard Exhurst was the father of Edward Stoughton's wife, Mary Exhurst, who was the mother of Francis Stoughton. One of the documents in the suit asserts that Mary was the daughter of Richard's second wife, Joan. It names the husbands of Bennett, Mary and Elizabeth Exhurst as Thomas Aldye, Edward Stoughton and Alane Mathewe respectively. Thomas Aldye and Bennett had a daughter, Margerye, and Edward Stoughton and Mary had sons Francis and Thomas. After Bennett and Mary died, Margerye married John Monnynges. Walter Mayne says that Richard Exhurst had two daughters by his first wife, Bennett and Elizabeth, and two daughters by his second wife, Joan; Mary and another Elizabeth. He also says that both Mary and the Elizabeth who married Alane Mathewe were the daughters of Joan. The language of the lawsuit indicates that Mary was dead by 1556. She was probably buried in the churchyard of St. Nicholas' Church in Sandwich, Kent." [Findagrave.com page for Mary Exhurst, by Todd Whitesides.]

  • Sources 
    1. [S373] Adrian Benjamin Burke, John Blythe Dobson, and Janet Chevally Wolfe, "The Exhurst Ancestry of the Stoughton Siblings of New England," Part One. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 165:245, October 2011.

    2. [S374] Adrian Benjamin Burke, John Blythe Dobson, and Janet Chevally Wolfe, "The Exhurst Ancestry of the Stoughton Siblings of New England," Part Two. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 166:46, January 2012.

    3. [S366] Findagrave.com page for Mary Exhurst, by Todd Whitesides.