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Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Robert Fitzpen of Weymouth, Dorsetshire & Cicely Jordan

8270. Robert Fitzpen of Weymouth, Dorsetshire & 8271. Cicely Jordan  

1552, Robert born in Weymouth, Dorsetshire, England, s/o 16540. Jo. Fitzpen.

~1555 Cicely born in Dorsetshire, England, d/o 16542. Thomas Jordan & 16543. Agnes Burte.

9/18/1580, Robert married Cicely. (S) Genealogical Gleanings in England, H.F. Waters, P997.

3/10/1583 in Melcomb, Dorsetshire, Cicely baptized.

(S) Hutchin’s Hist. of Cornwall, V2, P648.  (S) The New-England Historical and Genealogical Register, Jan. 1895, by Charles H Bell, LLD.  (S) Publications of the Harleian Society, 1874, P71.

Family notes:

·         Weymouth and Melcomb were united by a bridge and under one mayorality.

Children of Robert and Cicely:

i. Rev. George Fitzpen/Phippen, born ~1580 in England.

George married Joan Pie, d/o Anthony & Constance of St. Stephen.

George the Rector of St. Mary’s Church at Truro. He was also the Master of the grammar school in Truro, one of the first seminaries of England.

1620, Herald’s Visitation of Cornwall, George certified the family coat of arms and pedigree.

6/26/1629, George given 20s for a funeral sermon for Henry Williams. (S) UKNA.

At some point George was imprisoned for his “puritanic” tendencies.

6/20/1648, George 2nd married Mary Penros.

1651, George’s will proved.

ii. Owen Phippen, born 1582 in Melcomb, Dorsetshire.

7/3/1603, Owen married Annie Coinie.

1620, Owen captured by the Turks and spent 7 years in bondage.

1627, Owen & 10 other Christian captives overcame their 65 captors and took over their ship. They took the ship to Cartagene where they sold it for £6000.

Owen returned to England.

3/17/1636, Owen died at Lamorran, England.

iii. David Phippen, born ~1582 in England.

9/18/1635, David traveled to New England, one of 30 persons founding the settlement of Hingham.

1641, David moved to Boston.

~1650, David died in Boston.

Children: Joseph Phippen, born ?. He moved to Falmouth, the Casco Bay [Portland]. 1665, he moved to Salem. 1703, he died in the French & Indian War.

iv. Cicely Phippen (4135), born 1583 at Melcomb, Dorsetshire, England.

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