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Joanna Blake

Female - Aft 1657

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  • Name Joanna Blake 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1657  Norwich, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I23351  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 1 Feb 2019 

    Father William Blake,   b. of Andover, Southampton, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 27 Nov 1641 and 18 Aug 1642 
    Mother Dorothy,   d. Between 3 Jan 1648 and 15 Feb 1648 
    Family ID F14040  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Maj. Gen. Robert Sedgwick,   b. Bef 6 May 1613,   d. 24 May 1656, Jamaica Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 43 years) 
    +1. William Sedgwick
    Last Modified 1 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F14038  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Some sources, notably Abandoning America (citation details below) call her Joanna Houghton, presumably because London financier brewer Robert Houghton was on occasion called Robert Sedgwick's brother-in-law. But in 1916, Edward Leodore Smith (citation details below) demonstrated very clearly, with the wills of William and Dorothy Blame of Andover, Southhampton, and with excerpts from the published records of Boston court recorder William Aspinwall, that she was a daughter of William and Dorothy Blake of Andover, Southampton.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1617] Abandoning America: Life-Stories from Early New England by Susan Hardman Moore. Woodbridge, Sussex: The Boydell Press, 2013.