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John ROWNING

Male Abt 1585 - 1640  (~ 54 years)


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  • Name John ROWNING 
    Born Abt 1585  Hundon, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Yeoman 
    Will 30 Nov 1639  Hundon, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died Between 30 Nov 1639 and 13 Jan 1640  Hundon, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Probate 13 Jan 1640  Archdeaconry Court of Sudbury, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (1) French, Elizabeth, "Genealogical Research in England," New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Vol. 69 (January 1915), pp. 27-28:

      JOHN ROWNING . . . , of Hundon, the testator of 1639, born about 1585, married first _____; and secondly, 6 Dec. 1621, SUSANNA HOLES of Poslingford, co. Suffolk, probably a widow with two children, Margaret and Susan. He was church warden in 1617 and 1637, and appears as John Rowning "Senior" on the subsidies of 1627-8 and 1628-9.

      Children:

      i. THOMAS, b. abt. 1611; executor of his father's will in 1639/40.

      ii. MARY, bapt. at Hundon 12 Aug. 1613; d. on Block Island, R. I., in 1694; m. (1) abt. 1634 SIMON RAY, bapt. at Cowlinge, co. Suffolk, 6 Nov. 1610, d. at Braintree, Mass., 30 Sept. 1641, s. of Simon and Sarah (Pegrom alias Pilgrim); m. (2) abt. 1842 PETER GEORGE of Braintree, Mass., and later of Block Island, R. I., who d. on Block Island in 1694. She resided at Hundon until 1640, when she and her first husband, with their two children, emigrated to New England, settling at Braintree, Mass. Children by first husband: 1. Mary, bapt. at Hundon 26 June 1636; d. 1 July 1657; m. 5 Nov. 1651, as his second wife, Samuel Deering of Braintree, Mass.; three daughters. 2. Simon, bapt. at Hundon 20 Dec. 1638; d. on Block Island, R. I., 17 Mar. 1737 [? 1736/7]; m. (1) abt. 1664 Mary Thomas, dau.of Maj. Nathaniel of Marshfield; m. (2) after 27 Oct. 1685 Elizabeth (_____) Tiffany, widow of "Squire" Humphrey of Rehoboth; four children by first wife. Children by second husband: 3. Susan, b. Feb. 1642/3; m. Joseph Kent. 4. Mary, b. 7 Sept. 1645; m. Edward Ball. 5. Hannah, b. 7 Sept 1648; m. (1) Tourmet Rose; m. (2) James Danielson. 6. John, b. 24 June 1650; d. 9 Apr. 1653. 7. Samuel, b. 12 Apr. 1651. 8 John, b. 1653; d. young. 9. Peter, b. 9 Jan. 1854/5; d. young. 10. Sarah, bapt. 4 May 1658; m. William Dodge. (See REGISTER, vol. 63, p. 360; Austin's Genealogical Dictionary of Rhode Island, pp. 83, 160; 4 Miscellanea Gen. et Herald., vol. 5, pp. 352-353.)

      iii. JOHN, bapt. at Hundon 24 Jan. 1614/15; d. young.

      iv. JOHN, bapt. at Hundon 27 Dec. 1616; bur. there 7 June 1818.

      (2) French, Elizabeth, "Genealogical Research in England," English Origins of New England Families, Series 1, Vol. 1, Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1984, pp. 51-52:

      The Will of JOHN ROWNING of Hunden in the County of Suffolk, yeoman, 30 Nov. 1639. To Mary Ray my grandchild ??12 to be paid her at the age of twenty-one years out of a piece of free land called Longland lying in Hunden, abutting upon a lane called Gensmeere Lane. If Simon Ray, husband to my said daughter, shall die before the widow Ray his mother, then my said daughter shall have 40s. per annum paid unto her by my executor, so long as the said widow Ray shall live. To Simon Raye, my grandchild, ??6 to be paid unto him by my executor when be shall accomplish the age of twenty-one years. To Margaret Mortlock and Susan Allen, my daughters-in-law, ??5 apiece. To the poor of Hunden 40s. All residue to son Thomas Rowning, he to be sole executor. [Signed] Signu Johis Rowning. Witnesses: Humphrey Allin and John Frost. Proved 13 Jan. 1639-40 by the executor named in the will. (Archdeaconry of Sudbury (Bury St. Edmunds), Muriell, f. 100.)
    Person ID I21934  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 10 Sep 2018 

    Father Thomas ROWNING,   b. Abt 1535, Hundon, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 9 May 1609 and 5 Feb 1610  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Alice (ROWNING),   d. Between 27 Feb and 9 Mar 1620, Hundon, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F9694  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 --- (ROWNING) 
    Children 
     1. John ROWNING,   b. Bef 24 Jan 1615, Hundon, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 27 Dec 1616, Hundon, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 1 years)  [natural]
     2. John ROWNING,   b. Bef 27 Dec 1616, Hundon, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 7 Jun 1618, Hundon, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 1 years)  [natural]
     3. Thomas ROWNING,   b. Abt 1611, Hundon, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 13 Jan 1640  (Age ~ 29 years)  [natural]
     4. Mary ROWNING,   b. Bef 12 Aug 1613, Hundon, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1694, Block Island, Present-Day Washington County, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 80 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 10 Sep 2018 10:37:02 
    Family ID F9697  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Susanna (HOLES) 
    Last Modified 10 Sep 2018 10:37:02 
    Family ID F9698  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart