Elizabeth Unk

Female 1610 - 1679  (69 years)

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  • Name Elizabeth Unk 
    Born 1610  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1679 
    Person ID I13436  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 3 Jan 2022 

    Family Thomas Holcombe,   b. 1595,   d. 1657  (Age 62 years) 
     1. Joshua Holcombe,   b. 7 Apr 1640, Hartford, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1657, Hartford, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 17 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 3 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F5397  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • We have Edward 1 down to Peter Courtenay, 1536-1606, who married Catherine Reskmer, 1541-1576, and had daughter AnnCourtney who married Gilbert Holcombe, 1601-1633.
      http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/COURTENAY2.htm#Anne COURTENAY2
      shows them having children William,Thomas, Alfred,Rogert,Gilbert and Nicholas.

      But we had child Joshua., b. 1640, Hartford, CT, who married Ruth Sherwood. It would appear that Joshua is not son of Gilbert Holcombe and Ann Courtney, but of Thomas and Elizabeth.

      See: http://www.werelate.org/wiki/Person:Thomas_Holcombe_%283%29
      which states in part: Jesse Seaver thought that English records indicated that Thomas Holcomb was born in Pembrokeshire, Wales or Devonshire, England to Ann and Gilbert Holcomb. Several of Seaver's contemporary researchers agreed with him. A disagreement appeared recently; George McCraken writing in The American Genealogist, Vol. 26:109 found that Gilbert Holcomb's oral (noncupative) of 14 October 1623, will stated d.s.p. which meant died without issue and that Gilbert left his estate to his brother-in-law, Richard Bonithon. McCraken's research is based on J.L. Vivian's, The Visitations of the County Devon, on pages 474 and 533. Quote from Vivian, page 474, "The Holcombe of Hull . . . The portion of this pedigree from the connencement printed in ordinary type is from Pole land Westcote; that printed in italic is from The Visitation of Devon 1564, Harlequin.Mss. 1080, fo. 403, 1091, fo, 42, b, and 5840, fo.52." However, Richard Bonithon himself died before execution of the will and his next of kin was nephew John Bonithon (Bonython). Several early authors state he was a member of Reverend Ephraim Huit's church, and Huit was from Kenilworth in Warwickshire. But, no Holcomb births or records were found from the Diocesan Court at Worchester. The Register of Wroxal, 300 @24, for the year 1634 did list the following; Sarah Huit daughter of Ephraim and Isabell his wife was baptized, and Nathaniel Griswold the son of Samuel Griswold and Anne his wife was baptized.
      Bowman has found clues recently that Thomas may have been from county Somerset, the city of Bridgewater. She has recently discovered that one of the early Holcomb births in Connecticut was recorded as James the eighth. This could be a clue to ancestry of Thomas Holcomb in that the birth occurred in the third generation of American Holcomb's, i.e. not time to have had eight generations. Bowman lists the ancestry of Gilbert and Ann Courtney Holcomb in her Volume 2 without resolving the question of Thomas' parentage in order that future researchers not duplicate others' efforts in delineating this line. Most recently (October 25, 1998), Bowman updated her Volume 2 with the comment that Christopher was the most likely ancestor of Thomas. The birth and death dates normally assigned to the son of Christopher are not correct nor the marriage to Joan Prideaux. The birth and death dates are those of Thomas, the actor, of London who married Francis Bartlett.