Person:Bridget Cocke (1)

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m. 25 Jan 1579/80
  1. Bridget Cocke1582 - 1660
m. 24 Jun 1605
  1. Richard Busbey1606 - 1608
  2. Anne Busby1607/8 - Aft 1686
  3. Nicholas Busbey1610 - Bef 1657
  4. John Busby1611/2 - 1614
  5. Susanna Busby1613 - 1614
  6. Catherine Busbey1615 - aft 1661
  7. John Busbey1616/7 - 1669
  8. Abraham Busbey1618 - 1687
  9. Sarah Busby1618 - 1699
  10. Amy Busby1622 - 1625
  11. Livewell Busby1627/8 - 1629
Facts and Events
Name Bridget Cocke
Gender Female
Christening[4] 1582 Norwich, Norfolk, EnglandSt. Mary Coslany
Marriage 24 Jun 1605 Norwich, Norfolk, EnglandSt. Mary's Coslany
to Nicholas Busby
Death[5] Jul 1660 Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
References
  1.   Frost, Josephine C. Ancestors of Evelyn Wood Keeler, wife of Willard Underhill Taylor. (Brooklyn, N.Y.: unknown, 1939, 638 pgs.), Pages 378-379, 1939.
  2.   Miscellaneous Notes, in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society), 66:87, 1912.

    ‘Busby.—St. Mary Caslany, Norwich, June 24, 1605, Nicholas Busbye and Bridgett Cocke (Phillimore’s Norfolk Mar., vol. 3, p. 5).
    Nicholas Busby of Watertown came from Norwich in 1637, aged 50, with wife Bridget, aged 53, and four children (Savage’s Gen. Dict.).’

  3.   The Founders of New England, in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society), 14:325, 1860.

    ' “Aprill 8th 1637. The examinaction of Nicho: Busbie of Norwich in Norff. weauer, aged 50 yeares and Bridgett his wife aged 53 yeares with 4 children, Nicho: John: Abraham: and Sarath: are desirous to goe to boston in New England to inhabit.’

  4. Bush, Richard L. The English Ancestry of William and Anne (Busby) Nickerson of Chatham, Massachusetts, and of Nicholas and Bridget (Cocke) Busby of Boston. American Genealogist (D.L. Jacobus). (Oct 2011 (published May 2013)), 85:243.

    'The only baptism for a child of Christopher and Margaret Cocke listed in the St. Mary's Coslany registers was an unnamed daughter in 1582. The complete date is not readable, but the entry falls between [---] May and 8 September of that year. The child might be Bridget, as it is not far off her age of 53 as given in the 1637 emigration record. ... Margaret ... left a will dated 27 July 1616 ... Other legatees included daughter Bridget, son-in-law Nicholas Busby, and their children ...'

  5. Bush, Richard L. The English Ancestry of William and Anne (Busby) Nickerson of Chatham, Massachusetts, and of Nicholas and Bridget (Cocke) Busby of Boston. American Genealogist (D.L. Jacobus). (Oct 2011 (published May 2013)), 85:251.

    Bridget (Cocke) Busby 'died in Boston, Massachusetts, between 1 and 3 July 1660 [citing Prindle, Crosby Ancestors, 1:6. [Her son-in-law William Nickerson, swore on 26 Feb. 1660/1 that she had died the previous July; the inventory of her estate was taken on 3 July.]].'