Facts and Events
From a family of Goldsmiths.
Lt. ROBERT FEAKE, son of Judith Thomas and James Feake, was born about 1602 in London, England. Robert served in the military of Massachusetts Bay Colony forces as a Lt. between 1632 and 1636. He died on 1 February 1660/1661 at the age of 57 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts .
Frost gives the following Chronology:
1630 - Immigrated with first Winthrop Fleet to Massachusetts
1631, May 18 - made Freeman
1632, Sept 4 - appointed by court a Lieutenant under Capt. Daniel Patrick
1634 - representative at first Court
1635-1636 - representative at Court
1637 - Selectman
1638, Nov 23 - signed original covenant of Dedham, Massachusetts
1639, Aug 7 - sold homestead there, house and 10 acres, in Dedham "of Watertown" to Thomas Bright for 60 pounds.
1639 - Selectman
1640 - Selectman
1640 - w/Capt Daniel Patrick, purchase of Greenwich, Connecticut.
1660/1, Apr 1- Died at the home of Samuel Thacher, who disposed of his estate to defray expenses.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Historical Society of Watertown (Massachusetts). Watertown Records. (Watertown, Mass.: Press of Fred Barker, 1894-1939), 1:23.
 1660. Mr. Robert Feake deceassed the (1) of February.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Robert Feake", in Anderson, Robert Charles. The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995).
FIRST RESIDENCE: Watertown
REMOVES: Greenwich 1640, Watertown
RETURN TRIPS: 1647, returned to Watertown 1650
BIRTH: About 1602, son of James and Judith (Thomas) Feake [NYGBR 86:144-45].
DEATH: Watertown 1 February 1660/1 [WaVR 23].
Robert Feake, s/o James Feake and Judith Thomas [NYGBR 86:144-5], b. abt 1602, d. Watertown, MA, 1 Feb 1660/1, m. bet. 2 Nov 1631-27 Jan 1631/2 Elizabeth (Fones) Winthrop, Children [NYGBR 86:220-1]: Elizabeth, Hannah, John, Robert, Sarah.
- ↑ Frost, Josephine C. The Frost Genealogy : Descendants of William Frost of Oyster Bay, New York. (New York: F.H. Hitchcock, Genealogical Publisher, 1912), 340.
Robert Feake of Watertown, came over with Winthrop 1630, freeman 18 May 1631, d. 1 Feb 1660-1, m. bef the end of Jan 1632 to Elizabeth (Fones) Winthrop, widow of Henry Winthrop.
- ↑ Virkus, F.A. Virkus, F.A. The Compendium of American Genealogy, First Families of America. (440--442 S. Dearborn Street, Chicago, Illinois: The Virkus Company, Genealogical Publishers, 1930), Vol IV/p398,p418, 1930, Secondary quality.
Published by The Virkus Company, Genealogical
Publishers, 440--442 S. Dearborn Street, Chicago, Illinois, 1930.
p.118, Vol IV - Cole, Robert Franklin
p.773, Vol IV - John Underhill, also p.188
p.121, Vol II - William Thorne Lineage
p.398, Vol II - Robert Feake Lineage, also p.418
p.391, Vol II - John Bowne Lineage
p.186, Vol II - William Burton m. Hannah Wickes
p.420, Vol II - John Winthrop.
- Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England: Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, on the Basis of Farmer's Register. (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co, 1860-1862), 2:150.
"ROBERT, Watertown 1630, came, prob. in the fleet with Winthrop req. 19 Oct. in that yr. to be made freem. and was adm. 18 May foll. m. bef. the end of Jan. 1632, Elizabeth wid. of Henry Winthrop, d. of Thomas Fones of London, was rep. at the first Court of deput. and again 1635 and 6, and lieut. in 1635. Trumbull, in Hist. of Conn. I. 118, names him among purch. of Greenwich 1640; but his resid. was at W. where he was sev. yrs. depriv. of reason, and d. 1 Feb. 1663. His inv. was tak. 18th of same, and amt. was only £9.9.2."