Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Cox 1216 & 1217

1216. Francis Purdy Sr & 1217. Mary Brundish [Eng, CT]


1620, Francis born in Yorkshire, England, s/o 2432. Francis Purdy.
~1622, Mary born in England d/o 2434. John Brundish and 2435. Rachel Hubbard.
[Naming traditions as well as identity of persons associated with Francis in America indicate that he was an East Anglia Puritan. East Anglia consists of Norfolk, Suffolk, and Essex – the same area from which the Brundish family originates.]
1632, Francis arrived in Concord, MA.
8/5/1642 in Fairfield, CT, Francis married Mary. (S) See No. 2434.
1/6/1644, Frances and Mary witnessed the will of William Froste. William left one daughter “all my goods and lands in Old England”. (S) Colonial CT Records, V1, P466.
1658 Francis died in Fairfield, CT. (S) Will proved 10/14/1658, Fairfield Co. Probate, V1.
10/14/1658, widow Mary made oath on her husband’s inventory. All 5 children were minors. Son John was to have a double portion. John Hoyt was to “take care of the mare”.
~1659, Mary married 2nd John Hoyt, born 1614 in England. We know that the widow of Francis Purdy had married John Hoyt because her daughter-in-law, Elizabeth (Brown) Purdy, in 1678 asked that “my father John Hoit and my brother Thomas Browne might stand overseers, or my brother Hacaliah Browne …” after the death of her husband John608.
They move to Rye, NY.
8/29/1684, John Hoyt wrote his will naming his wife Mary, 2 sons: John and Simon, 2 daughters: Mary Brown and Rachael Norton.
(S) A family history compiled by Herbert Armstrong Poole between 1905 & 1960. (S) Some Ancestors and Descendants of Isham Purdy, Bairstow, 1965.

Children of Francis and Mary:

i. Francis Purdy Jr., born ~1647 in CT.
~1639, Francis left a colt in his grandfather Brundish’s will. (S) See No. 2434.
1675, Francis married Mary Lane, born 1654, d/o George and Mercie.
5/2/1678, living in Rye, Deliverance Browne, John Purdy, Francis Purdy and Joseph Purdy all sold their land in Fairfield to Moses Dimon.
5/8/1679, Francis deeded land by his cousin John Brundig2434iii, who lived in Rye, NY with his brother John608. (S) See No. 608 Family notes this date.
1683, inhabitants of Rye: Hachaliah Brown, John Brondig, John Purdy, Francis Purdy, Deliverance Brown, Daniel Brondig, Peter Brown, Joseph Purdy.
11/5/1718, Francis Jr. bought the land of John Banks.
1722, Francis living at Rye, NY.
~1725 Francis died in Rye, NY.
Children:
John Purdy, born ~1675 in NY.
Francis Purdy, born ~1677 in NY.
He married Sarah Brown.
Aft 1732 he died in Greenwich, CT.
Joseph Purdy, born ~1679 in NY.
He married Mary Park, d/o Roger.
6/11/1760, Joseph and Mary left multiple items in her father’s will.
Mary Purdy, born ~1680 in NY.
She married Samuel Kniffen.
Daniel Purdy, born 1682 in NY.
4/12/1731 he died in Greenwich, CT.
Rachel Purdy, born ~1685 in NY.
12/10/1715 she married Andrew Merritt.

ii. John Purdy ( 608), born ~1650 in Fairfield, CT.

iii. Joseph Purdy, born ~1653 in CT.
Joseph married Elizabeth Ogden, d/o John & Judith Budd.
5/2/1678, living in Rye, Deliverance Browne, John Purdy, Francis Purdy and Joseph Purdy all sold their land in Fairfield to Moses Dimon.
1683, inhabitants of Rye: Hachaliah Brown, John Brondig, John Purdy, Francis Purdy, Deliverance Brown, Daniel Brondig, Peter Brown, Joseph Purdy.
Joseph, one of the 1st proprietors of the White Plains and Lame Will’s Purchases.
10/5/1709 Joseph wrote his will in Rye, NY. It was proved the next day before the Governor. His wife and all of his children are named in the will. Joseph left his wife his rights to the White Plains Purchase.
10/29/1709, John died in Budds Neck, Rye.
1742, Elizabeth died in Rye.
Children:
Joseph Purdy, born ~1679 in NY.
Daniel Purdy, born ~1681 in NY.
He married his 1st cousin Anne Brown, d/o Halakaiah1218ii.
~1769 he died.
Samuel Purdy, born ~1683 in NY.
He married 1st Sarah Underhill.
He married 2nd Clorinda Strange.
3/4/1753 he died in White Plains, NY.
David Purdy, born ~1685 in NY.
~1776 he died in Newburg, NY.
Elizabeth Purdy, born ~1687 in NY.
Judith Purdy, born ~1689 in NY.
She married John Horton.
Jonanthan Purdy, born ~1691 in NY.
3/2/1772 he died in White Plains, NY.
He married Mary Hart.
John Purdy, born 12/9/1695 in NY.
2/24/1715, John an apprentice to Luke Hill. (S) The Freeman of Norwich, 1714-1752, P5.
Francis Purdy, born ~1697 in NY.
6/2/1760 he died in Newburg, NY.
Mary Purdy, born ~1699 in NY.
She married Issac Covert.
Phebe Purdy, born ~1701 in NY.
She married Daniel Stange.
1761 she died.

iv. Mary Purdy, born ~1655 in CT.
Mary married Deliverance Brown1218vi, brother of John’s wife.
[See Deliverance for more info.]

v. Daniel Purdy, born ~1657 in CT.
Daniel died young.

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