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Phebe Bracy

Female Abt 1634 -


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Phebe Bracy was born about 1634 (daughter of Thomas Bressey and Phebe Bisby).

    Phebe married Joseph Dickinson before 26 Apr 1661. Joseph (son of Nathaniel Dickinson and Ann) was born before 10 Oct 1630; died on 4 Sep 1675. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Deacon Nathaniel Dickinson was born on 20 May 1670; died in 1745 in Hatfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Thomas Bressey was born before 8 Nov 1601 (son of Edmund Bressey and Constance Sheppard); died before 1649 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 8 Nov 1601, Maulden, Bedfordshire, England
    • Alternate death: Bef 11 May 1646, New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut
    • Alternate death: Bef 1648, New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut

    Notes:

    He was a linen draper in London, a member of the Fishmonger's Company. Emigrated to New England 1634, first at Ipswich and then at Newport, 1640, and New Haven, 1647.

    One of DDB's five proven "gateway ancestors."

    Thomas married Phebe Bisby on 4 Aug 1631 in St. Lawrence Jewry, London, England. Phebe (daughter of William Bisby and Raberge) was born before 25 Aug 1611; died after 6 Dec 1683. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Phebe Bisby was born before 25 Aug 1611 (daughter of William Bisby and Raberge); died after 6 Dec 1683.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 25 Aug 1611, St. Lawrence Jewry, London, England

    Notes:

    "Phebe (Bisby) Bressey married, as her second husband, Lieut. Samuel Martin of New Haven. They moved to Wethersfield where Martin died 15 Sept. 1683. Phebe's father, William Bisby, was not pleased with either of her husbands. In a letter to his sister-in-law, Mary Wyllys, wife of George Wyllys, Governor of the Connecticut Colony, dated 11 May 1646, he says of his daughter 'shee was rash in her first marryage, & soe in her second.' In another letter to Mrs. Wyllys, dated 21 Aug. 1646, he states that Phebe had had £20 each year from him since she went to New England, 'which is, I take it, twelve years.'" [Walter Goodwin Davis, citation details below.]

    Children:
    1. 1. Phebe Bracy was born about 1634.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Edmund Bressey was born before 16 Dec 1568 (son of Edmund Bressey and Lucretia Anderson); died before 4 Nov 1617; was buried on 4 Nov 1617 in Wootton, Bedfordshire, England.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 16 Dec 1568, St. Dionis Backchurch, Langbourn, London, England

    Notes:

    He was a lawyer of Gray's Inn. In 1593, he was made a freeman of the Haberdasher's Company by patrimony.

    Edmund married Constance Sheppard on 29 Dec 1595 in Maulden, Bedfordshire, England. Constance (daughter of Thomas Sheppard and Amphyllis Chamberlain alias Spicer) was born before 31 Aug 1578; died before 1 Jul 1631; was buried on 1 Jul 1631 in Wootton, Bedfordshire, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Constance Sheppard was born before 31 Aug 1578 (daughter of Thomas Sheppard and Amphyllis Chamberlain alias Spicer); died before 1 Jul 1631; was buried on 1 Jul 1631 in Wootton, Bedfordshire, England.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 31 Aug 1578, Maulden, Bedfordshire, England

    Children:
    1. 2. Thomas Bressey was born before 8 Nov 1601; died before 1649 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut.

  3. 6.  William Bisby was born in in Ashton, Oundle, Northamptonshire, England (son of Philip Bisby); died before 11 Feb 1652; was buried on 11 Feb 1652 in St. Lawrence Jewry, London, England.

    Notes:

    A merchant of the Salters' Company, London, and a parishioner of St. Lawrence Jewry, where he was sideman in 1615 and, from 25 Jun 1632 to 25 Jun 1633, churchwarden.

    William married Raberge. Raberge died before 28 Jan 1621; was buried on 28 Jan 1621 in St. Lawrence Jewry, London, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Raberge died before 28 Jan 1621; was buried on 28 Jan 1621 in St. Lawrence Jewry, London, England.
    Children:
    1. 3. Phebe Bisby was born before 25 Aug 1611; died after 6 Dec 1683.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Edmund Bressey was born about 1539 in of St. Dionis Backchurch, Langbourn, London, England (son of Ralph Bressey and Margaret Massey); died on 7 Nov 1612 in Nettleden, Buckinghamshire, England; was buried in Nettleden, Buckinghamshire, England.

    Notes:

    Also called Brassey, Bracy. Citizen and haberdasher of London. He became a freeman of the Haberdasher's Company in 1560.

    Edmund married Lucretia Anderson in Feb 1566 in St. Mary Colechurch, London, England. Lucretia (daughter of Thomas Anderson and Katherine Hopton) died in 1610 in Nettleden, Buckinghamshire, England; was buried in Nettleden, Buckinghamshire, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Lucretia Anderson (daughter of Thomas Anderson and Katherine Hopton); died in 1610 in Nettleden, Buckinghamshire, England; was buried in Nettleden, Buckinghamshire, England.
    Children:
    1. 4. Edmund Bressey was born before 16 Dec 1568; died before 4 Nov 1617; was buried on 4 Nov 1617 in Wootton, Bedfordshire, England.

  3. 10.  Thomas Sheppard was born in in of Maulden, Bedfordshire, England (son of Thomas Sheppard and Constance Hawes); died before 17 Dec 1607; was buried on 17 Dec 1607 in Maulden, Bedfordshire, England.

    Thomas married Amphyllis Chamberlain alias Spicer on 7 Oct 1577 in Maulden, Bedfordshire, England. Amphyllis (daughter of William Chamberlain alias Spicer and Jane Neville) died before 17 Jan 1611; was buried on 17 Jan 1611 in Maulden, Bedfordshire, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Amphyllis Chamberlain alias Spicer (daughter of William Chamberlain alias Spicer and Jane Neville); died before 17 Jan 1611; was buried on 17 Jan 1611 in Maulden, Bedfordshire, England.
    Children:
    1. 5. Constance Sheppard was born before 31 Aug 1578; died before 1 Jul 1631; was buried on 1 Jul 1631 in Wootton, Bedfordshire, England.

  5. 12.  Philip Bisby was born about 1536 in of Ashton, Oundle, Northamptonshire, England (son of John Bisby).
    Children:
    1. 6. William Bisby was born in in Ashton, Oundle, Northamptonshire, England; died before 11 Feb 1652; was buried on 11 Feb 1652 in St. Lawrence Jewry, London, England.