Saturday, January 19, 2019

Surname Saturday - CROOKE (England to colonial Massachusetts)

It's Surname Saturday, and I'm "counting down" my Ancestral Name List each week.

I am working in the 9th great-grandmothers by Ahnentafel number, and I am up to Ancestor #2225 who is Elizabeth CROOKE (1618-1669). [Note: the more recent ancestral families have been covered in earlier posts.]

My ancestral line back through one generation in this CROOKE family line is:

1. Randall J. Seaver

2. Frederick Walton Seaver (1911-1983)
3. Betty Virginia Carringer (1919-2002)

4. Frederick Walton Seaver (1876-1942)
5. Alma Bessie Richmond (1882-1962)

8. Frank Walton Seaver (1852-1922)
9. Hattie Louise Hildreth (1857-1920)

16. Isaac Seaver (1823-1901)
17. Lucretia Townsend Smith (1827-1884)

34.  Alpheus B. Smith (1802-1840)
35.  Elizabeth Horton Dill (1791-1869)

68.  Aaron Smith (1768-1841)
69.  Mercy Plimpton (1772-1850)

138.  Amos Plimpton (1735-1808)
139.  Mary Guild (1735-1800)

278.  Nathaniel Guild (1712-1796)

279.  Mary Boyden (1708-1776)

556.  Nathaniel Guild (1678-1774)
557.  Mehitable Hartshorn (1683-1771)

1112.  Samuel Guild (1647-1730)
1113.  Mary Woodcock (1653-1703)

2224.  John Guild, born about 1616 in England; died 04 October 1682 in Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States.  He married 24 June 1645 in Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States.
2225.  Elizabeth Crooke, born about 1618 in England; died 31 August 1669 in Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States.

Children of John Guild and Elizabeth Crooke are:
*  John Guild (1646-1649)
Samuel Guild (1647-1731), married 1675 Mary Woodcock (1653-1703)
*  John Guild (1649-1723), married 1677 Sarah Fisher (1658-1714).
*  Eleazer Guild (1653-1655).
*  Ebenezer Guild (1657-1661).
*  Elizabeth Guild (1661-1740), married 1680 George Robinson (1657-1724).
*  Benjamin Guild (1664-1682).

Information about the Guild family was obtained from:

*  Helen Schatvet Ullmann, CG, FASG, "A Line From John Guild of Dedham to Wrentham, Massachusetts, and Beyond," The American Genealogist, Volume 83 (2009), pages 217-222.  

Information about one Crooke family line was obtained from:

*  Leslie Mahler, "The English Origin of Rebecca Crooke, Wife of Peter Gardner of Roxbury, Massachsetts," New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 159, No. 1 (January 2005), pages 40-42.

The article indicates that Rebecca Crooke was the daughter of Roger and Sarah (--?--) Crooke of Hammersmith, Misddlesex, England.  Roger and Sarah had a daughter Elizabeth baptized in 1618, but Elizabeth is not named in Roger's 1639 will in Middlesex.  

I have done no original research on this family line.


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Unknown said...

Hi Randall, I am also related to John Guild and Elizabeth Crooke, as they are my 9th great grandparents, and I am directly connected to their son John Guild (1649-1723). This connection would make us 9th cousins, so very nice to make your acquaintance and thanks for the information on your direct lines to John & Elizabeth.

Your cousin,
Rachael Smith Melton

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