Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Sarah Offley

Female 1609 - 1657  (48 years)


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  • Name Sarah Offley  [1
    Born 16 Apr 1609  London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aug 1657  Lynnhaven Parish, Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I003242  Tree1
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2020 

    Family 1 Adam Thorowgood,   b. 1603, St. Botolph's, Grimstead, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1640, Lynnhaven Parish, Lower Norfolk County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Married 18 Jul 1627  St. Benet's Church, London Englamd Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Anne Thorowgood,   b. 30 Oct 1630, Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Mar 1702/03, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 73 years)
     2. Sarah Thorowgood,   b. 1631, Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1658, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
     3. Elizabeth Thorowgood,   b. Abt 1633, Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1670, Northampton County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years)
     4. Adam Thorowgood,   b. Aft 1638, Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1685/86, Lower Norfolk County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 46 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F01577  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 John Gookin,   b. Bef 1609,   d. 15 Aug 1647, Lynnhaven Parish, Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 38 years) 
    Married 2 May 1641  Lynnhaven Parish, Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Gookin,   b. Abt 1643, Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1697, Lynnhaven, Norfolk County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F02524  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Francis Yeardley,   b. Abt 1605, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1648  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Married Between 15 Aug and 17 Dec 1647  Lynnhaven Parish, Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F02525  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Cheeke, Thomas, 16th Aug., 1659; 21st Sept., 1669.
      To Henry Merost, Mr. Legate, Mrs. Thorowgood, personalty.
      Robert Massey and Thomas Thorowgood, exs. and residuary legatees.
      Test: John Hodgson, Sr., Adam Bankes. 1. 346.
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      Betty Irsik 2005-03-23 07:14:17
      Sarah Offley daughter of Robert Offley and Anne Osborn m. [1] Captian John Gookin m. [2] Captian Adam Thorowgood [4 known children] m. [3] abt 1645 Francis Yeardley
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      Children of Sarah OFFLEY and Adam THOROWGOOD are:
      i. Sarah Offley THOROWGOOD. She married Symon OVERZEE. He died FEB 1658/59.
      ii. Elizabeth THOROWGOOD was born ABT 1630. She married John MICHAEL. He was born ABT 1630 in of Accomack Co, Virginia.
      iii. Anne THOROWGOOD was born 30 OCT 1630 in Elizabeth City County, Virginia, and died AFT 1686. She married Job CHANDLER, son of Unknown CHANDLER and Sarah Yeardley. He was born BET 1580 AND 1630 in Norfolk, Virginia, and died 24 AUG 1659 in Portobacco, SMC, MD. She married Gerard FOWKE 12 JAN 1660/61 in Charles County, Maryland, son of Roger FOWLKE and Mary BAYLEY. He was born 1634 in Gunston Hall, Staffordshire, England, and died 1669 in VA.
      1. iv. Adam THOROWGOOD was born ABT 1635. He married Frances YEARDLEY, daughter of Argoll YEARDLEY and Anne CUSTIS. She was born ABT 1638 in London, England, and died 1 FEB 1685/86 in Norfolk, Virginia.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 1, Part I; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 22
      CAPT. ADAM THOROWGOOD, (Thoroughgood), 5350 acs. lying Nly upon Chesopean bay, to begin at the first Cr. of that river, running to a broad cr. that shooteth behind a long point of land Wly. into the maine land, Sly. up the Riv. to a little island shooting into Chesopean Riv., E. upon the same, this land lying upon the W. side & if in case these bounds or neck of land doe not include the sd. 5350 acs. then he shall measure upon the sd. first Cr. soe farr as the remainder of his sd. acres shall extend. Sd. land graunted at the especiall recomendation of him from their Lordshipps & others his Majesties most Honble. privie Councell to the Govr. & Councell of State for Va. 24 June 1635, p. 179. Also due as followeth: 50 acs. for his per. adv., 50 acs. for per adv. of his wife Sarah Thoroughgood & 5250 acs. for trans. of 105 pers: Trans. of himselfe, wife Sarah, and Thos. Thoroughgood, Francis Newton, James Leading, Stephen Bernard, Jon. Newarke, Edward Pitts, Rich. Jenerie, Wm. Edwards, Dennis Russell, Jon. Barnards, Jon. Waters, Jon. Leake, Thomas Johnson, Jon. Bradston, Richard Jego, Thomas Brooks, Jon. Moyse, John Penton, Edward Parish, Thomas Melton, Augustine Warner, Tho. Chandler, Andrew Chant, John Percie, Edmund Wallis, Thomas Boulton, Robert Heasell, Richard Johnson, Margaret Bilbie, Jane Prosser, Jane Westerfield, Ann Spark, Susan, Colson, in the Hopewell in 1628, John Harris, John Lock, Andrew Boyer, Thomas Boyer, in the True Love in 1628, Thomas Keeling, Rachell Lane, in Hopewell in 1628, William Hines, Edward Reynolds, Wm. Hookes, Edward Palmer, Edward Jones, John Dyer, in the french ship in 1629, Victo Fraford, Casander Underwood, Merciful Halley, Ann Long, Dorothy Wheeler, Ann Allerson, in the Africa, Eliz. Gosmore in the Christopher & Mary, Francis Bramly in the Ark, John Writt, Wm. Fawne, Wm. Was, Georg Mee, Gilbert Gye, John Enies, James Wilsonn, Daniell Hutton, Wm. Gastrock, Wm. Speed, Jon. Reynolds, in the Hopewell in 1633, Jon. Wakefeild, James Belly, Patrick Blacock, Stephen Swaine, John Cowes, Ann Boulton, in the Bona Adventure in 1634, Wm. Fletcher, in Mr. Middleton, 1634, Robert Westwell in the Merchants Hope in 1634, Robert Spring in the Jon. & Dorothy, Adam Thorough- good, Edward Windam, Cob. Howell, Tho. Creaser, Henry Hill, Roger Ward, Jon. Withers, Wm. Holton, Wm. Kempe, Humphrey Heyward, Jon Alporte, Symond Stanfeild, Robt. Gainnie, Thomas Smith, George Whitehead, Henry Franklin, Jon. Hill, Joseph Sedgwick, Arthur Eggleston, Richard Poole, Jon. Holton, Stephen Withers, Christ. Newgent, Jon. Brewton, Thomas Atmore, Mary Hill, Henry Wood in the Jon & Dorothy in 1634, Wm. Burroughs, Ann Burroughs, Ann Whitethorne, Eliza. Creaser, Eliza Curtisse, Mary Hill, Jr., Wm. Atkins.

  • Sources 
    1. [S044738] Adventurers of Purse and Person Virginia 1607-1624/5. Fourth Edition. Volume III, Families R-Z.

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