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Abigail Marrett

Female Bef 1623 - 1683  (> 60 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Abigail Marrett was born before 11 May 1623 (daughter of Thomas Marrett and Susan Wolfenden); died on 11 Oct 1683 in Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 11 May 1623, St. Stephen, Ipswich, Suffolk, England

    Notes:

    Sometimes spelled Marriott, Merrit, etc.

    Abigail married Capt. Daniel Fisher on 17 Nov 1641 in Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts. Daniel (son of Anthony Fisher and Alice) was born about 1619; died on 8 Oct 1683 in Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Esther Fisher was born on 5 Aug 1661 in Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts; died on 3 Apr 1747.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Thomas Marrett was born about 1589; died on 30 Jun 1664 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    Also spelled Marriott. Emigrated in 1635; settled at Cambridge. He was a cordwainer.

    After their marriage at Little Whelnetham, Suffolk, they moved across the county to Ipswich, a port town. A Thomas Marrett, Sr. is recorded as living next door to them in the parish of St. Stephen, Ipswich. This Thomas Marrett had a daughter Mary baptized in 12 Jun 1632, and he was buried 4 Sep 1640. Although it seems very likely that he was the father of the emigrant Thomas Marrett, no proof has been found.

    Thomas married Susan Wolfenden on 30 Apr 1622 in Little Whelnetham, Suffolk, England. Susan (daughter of Rev. James Wolfenden and Susanna) was born before 11 Aug 1594; died on 23 Feb 1664 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Susan Wolfenden was born before 11 Aug 1594 (daughter of Rev. James Wolfenden and Susanna); died on 23 Feb 1664 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 11 Aug 1594, Little Whelnetham, Suffolk, England
    • Alternate death: 23 Feb 1665, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts

    Children:
    1. Susanna Marrett died on 17 Apr 1754 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts.
    2. 1. Abigail Marrett was born before 11 May 1623; died on 11 Oct 1683 in Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts.


Generation: 3

  1. 6.  Rev. James Wolfenden was born about 1563; died between 21 Apr 1624 and 5 Nov 1624 in Little Whelnetham, Suffolk, England.

    Notes:

    Recorded as James "Wolfendale", he matriculated pensioner from St. John's College, Cambridge, in Lent 1577-78; B.A. 158-81; M.A. 1584; ordained a priest at Norwich on 16 May 1583; was admitted rector of Little Whelnetham on 29 Feb 1588, and remained there the rest of his life.

    James married Susanna before 1588. Susanna died before 1639 in Ipswich, Suffolk, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 7.  Susanna died before 1639 in Ipswich, Suffolk, England.

    Notes:

    She may have been Susanna Chaplin, daughter of John Chaplin of Boyton Hall in Monks Eleigh.

    Children:
    1. 3. Susan Wolfenden was born before 11 Aug 1594; died on 23 Feb 1664 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts.