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Bridget Best

Female Bef 1592 - Aft 1635  (> 43 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Bridget Best was born before 9 Apr 1592 (daughter of Henry Best and Grace Boithes); died after 25 Sep 1635.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 9 Apr 1592, Ovenden, Halifax, Yorkshire, England
    • Alternate death: Bef 1638

    Notes:

    Also known as Elizabeth Best.

    Bridget married Abraham Shaw on 24 Jun 1616 in Halifax, Yorkshire, England. Abraham (son of Thomas Shaw and Elizabeth Longbothom) was born about 1590 in Northowram, Halifax, Yorkshire, England; died after Oct 1638 in Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Susanna Shaw was born before 24 Mar 1617; died between 7 Sep 1698 and 18 Dec 1699.
    2. Mary Shaw was born on 18 Jun 1626; died on 25 Mar 1658 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts.
    3. John Shaw was born before 23 May 1630; died on 16 Sep 1704 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Henry Best was born in in of Ovenden, Halifax, Yorkshire, England (son of Richard Best and Johanna); died between 9 Mar 1628 and Aug 1628 in Ovenden, Halifax, Yorkshire, England.

    Henry married Grace Boithes on 23 Dec 1577 in Halifax, Yorkshire, England. Grace was born before 16 Jul 1557; died before 1627. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Grace Boithes was born before 16 Jul 1557; died before 1627.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 16 Jul 1557, Halifax, Yorkshire, England

    Children:
    1. 1. Bridget Best was born before 9 Apr 1592; died after 25 Sep 1635.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Richard Best died before 8 Nov 1551; was buried on 8 Nov 1551 in Ovenden, Halifax, Yorkshire, England.

    Notes:

    H. Minot Pitman (citation details below), writing in 1952, made Richard and Joanna Best the parents of Henry Best. John Brooks Threlfall (citation details below), writing more recently, said that they were more likely Henry's grandparents than his parents, presumably on chronological grounds.

    Richard married Johanna. Johanna died before 6 Jun 1544; was buried on 6 Jun 1544 in Ovenden, Halifax, Yorkshire, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Johanna died before 6 Jun 1544; was buried on 6 Jun 1544 in Ovenden, Halifax, Yorkshire, England.
    Children:
    1. 2. Henry Best was born in in of Ovenden, Halifax, Yorkshire, England; died between 9 Mar 1628 and Aug 1628 in Ovenden, Halifax, Yorkshire, England.