Family:Robert Feake and Elizabeth Fones (4)

Facts and Events
Marriage[1] bet 2 Nov 1631 and 27 Jan 1631/32
31 Jan 1677/78 London, England


Robert Feake

Lt. ROBERT FEAKES2, son of JAMES FEAKE and JUDITH THOMAS, was born on 20 September 1602/1603S2 in London, EnglandS2,S3. Another book gives year of birth as 1610S3. He resided in Wighton, Norfolk, England about 1613S4. In 1629 he was a Goldsmith at Lombard Street in London, EnglandS4. Robert served in the military of Massachusetts Bay Colony forces as a Lt. between 1632 and 1636S3.

Elizabeth Fones

ELIZABETH FONES, daughter of THOMAS FONES and ANNE WINTHROP, was born on January 21, 1609/10 in Groton, Suffolk, EnglandS4. She emigrated on August 16, 1631 from Sandwich, Kent, EnglandS4. She immigrated on November 2, 1631 to Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony, America from Sandwich, Kent, England, arriving on the ship "Lyon"S4.

Robert Feak and Elizabeth Fones Marriage

Lt. ROBERT FEAKE and ELIZABETH FONES were married about December 15, 1631 in Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony, AmericaS4.

Robert Feak and Elizabeth Fones Children

ROBERT FEAKE and ELIZABETH FONES had the following children:

1) Elizabeth "Lisbet" Feake

Elizabeth FeakeS2,S3 was born in 1633 in MassachusettsS3. Lisbeth married Captain JOHN UNDERHILL in 1658/9S2,S3,S6. Lisbet died on November 4, 1675 in Oyster Bay, Long IslandS3.

2) Hannah Feake

Hannah FeakeS2,S4 was born August 1637 in Watertown, Massachusetts Bay Colony, AmericaS2. Hannah married JOHN BOWNE on May 7, 1656 in Flushing, Long Island, Colonial New Amsterdam. Hannah died on January 31, 1677/8 in London, EnglandS6.

3) John Feake

John FeakeS3,S4,S6 was born on December 23, 1638 in Watertown, Massachusetts Bay ColonyS3,S4. John married Elizabeth PRIOR on September 15, 1670S2,S6. John died in May 1724 in Killingsworth, Long IslandS6.

4) Robert Feake, Jr.

Robert Feake, Jr. was born on July 17, 1642 in Greenwich, [now Connecticut], New Amsterdam, AmericaS4. Robert, Jr. died in 1669S6.

5) Sarah Feake

Sarah FeakeS4 was born about March 1647 in Greenwich, [now Connecticut], New Amsterdam, AmericaS4. Sarah died soon after in about March 1647 as an infant in Greenwich, [now Connecticut], New Amsterdam, AmericaS4.

Robert Feake and Elizabeth Fones Divorce

They were divorcedS1,S4.

Robert Feake died on February 1, 1660/1661 at the age of 57 in Watertown, Middlesex, MassachusettsS2,S3 at the home of Samuel Thacher, who disposed of his estate to defray expensesS4.

ELIZABETH died in 1668 at the age of 58 in Halletts Cove, Long IslandS4.

  1. "Robert Feake", in Anderson, Robert Charles. The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995).

    Robert Feake m. bet. 2 Nov 1631 and 27 Jan 1631/32 Elizabeth (Fones) Winthrop, widow of Henry Winthrop. [Elizabeth Winthrop arrived in New England 2 Nov 1631 (Category:Lyon (1631) Passengers), and was mentioned as married by 27 Jan 1631/32 in John Winthrop's History of New England. Marriage ended in divorce, citing Donald L. Jacobus article in NYGBR 92:131-4.]

  2.   Frost, Josephine C. The Frost Genealogy : Descendants of William Frost of Oyster Bay, New York. (New York: F.H. Hitchcock, Genealogical Publisher, 1912).
  3.   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).
  4.   Seton, Anya. The Winthrop Woman. (Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 1958), 1958, Secondary quality.
  5.   O'Callaghan, E. B. (Edmund Bailey), and Rosanne (compiled index) Conway. Lists of inhabitants of Colonial New York: Excerpted from The Documentary History of the State of New York by Edmund Bailey O'Callaghan. (Baltimore [Maryland]: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1979).
  6.   Bunker, Mary Powell. Long Island Genealogies. (Albany, New York, United States: Joel Munsell's Sons, 1895).
  7.   Winthrop, John, and James Savage. The history of New England from 1630 to 1649: from his original manuscripts, with notes to illustrate the civil and ecclesiastical concerns, the geography, settlement and institutions of the country, and the lives and manners of the principal planters. (Boston, Massachusetts: Phelps and Farnham, 1825-1826), Vol. 1, p. 83.

    27 Jan 1631[/32]: "Thence they came to another high pointed rock ... which they called Mount Feake, from one Robert Feake, who had married the governour's daughter-in-law."