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

Francis Fowke

Male Abt 1534 - 1575  (~ 41 years)


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  • Name Francis Fowke 
    Born Abt 1534  Brewood, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 31 May 1575  Brewood, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I024548  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2021 

    Father John Fowke,   b. Abt 1498, Brewood, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Anne Bradshaw,   b. Abt 1503, Brewood, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F15033  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jane Raynsford,   b. Abt 1542, Great Tew, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Chandler Fowke,   b. 1570, Brewood, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1623, Brewood, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     2. John Fowke,   b. 1572, Brewood, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F15032  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      VIRGINIA GLEANINGS IN ENGLAND; The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, pp 416; ROGER FOWKE of Little Wisley, county Stafford Esq. Will last June 1627; proved 6 May 1630. To be buried in Norton church or if possible in Chancel. To poor of Norton 40s. To eldest son Thomas all evidences and charters and court rolls belonging unto him that concerns the lands in Brewood Norton little Wirley or Pelsall. To my 3 younger sons James, Roger, and Walter Fowke, all my goods and household stuff and make them my executors. Scrooge, 45.
      [Roger Fowke, of Little Wisley, was a kinsman of the Fowkes, of Gunston, and married, in 1570, Joan, daughter of Roger Fowke of Gunston. Her brother Francis was the great grandfather of Gerrard Fowke of Va. and Md.

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