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Rev. Thomas Sheafe

Male Bef 1562 - 1639  (> 77 years)


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  • Name Thomas Sheafe  [1
    Prefix Rev. 
    Born Bef 10 Oct 1562  Cranbrook, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Baptised 10 Oct 1562  St. Dunstan, Cranbrook, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Died 12 Dec 1639  Wickham, Welford, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Buried St. George's Chapel, Windsor, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Person ID I15620  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TSW
    Last Modified 22 Nov 2020 

    Father Thomas Sheafe,   b. Abt 1535, Cranbrook, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 6 Sep 1604, Cranbrook, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Mother Mary Harman,   b. 1536,   d. Nov 1609, Cranbrook, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married Abt 1558  [2, 6
    Family ID F9561  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Wilson,   d. Bef 26 Jul 1613 
    Married Abt 1597  [7
    Children 
    +1. Dorothy Sheafe,   d. 1669, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 28 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F9554  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Attended Eton 1575-80; admitted to King's College, Cambridge in 1580; B.A. 1585, M.A. 1588, B.D. 1595; D.D. 1606. Fellow of King's College 1583-97. From 1597 on he was rector of the church at Welford, Berkshire. On 29 Mar 1614 he was made a canon of St. George's Chapel at Windsor, in which office he served alongside his father-in-law William Wilson.

  • Sources 
    1. [S933] Fifty Great Migration Colonists of New England and Their Origins by John Brooks Threlfall. Madison, Wisconsin, 1990.

    2. [S2216] Mary Lovering Holman, "The Sheafe Line." The American Genealogist 22:85, Oct 1945.

    3. [S2123] The Ancestry of Reverend Henry Whitfield (1590-1657) and His Wife Dorothy Sheafe (159?-1669) of Guilford, Connecticut by John Brooks Threlfall. Madison, Wisconsin: 1989.

    4. [S2906] Puritans and Pedigrees: The Deep Roots of the Great Migration to New England by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2018., year only.

    5. [S2216] Mary Lovering Holman, "The Sheafe Line." The American Genealogist 22:85, Oct 1945., date only.

    6. [S2123] The Ancestry of Reverend Henry Whitfield (1590-1657) and His Wife Dorothy Sheafe (159?-1669) of Guilford, Connecticut by John Brooks Threlfall. Madison, Wisconsin: 1989., "about 1559".

    7. [S2906] Puritans and Pedigrees: The Deep Roots of the Great Migration to New England by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2018.