1st wife of Rev. Joseph Hull (c.1599 - c.1632) MP

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Nicknames: "Not Joanna Coffin"
Birthplace: of, Crewkerne, Somerset, England
Death: Died in Crewkerne, Somerset, England
Managed by: Thomas Edward Shirley
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Immediate Family

About 1st wife of Rev. Joseph Hull

Joseph and his first wife had 7 children that we know of:

  1. Joanna, born winter 1619/20, probably in Colyton or Silferton, Devon. Joanna married twice, first Captain John Burstley - 28 Nov 1639, Sandwich, Barnstable, MA - and second Dolor Davis, ~1671.  She died sometime after 1693.
  2. Joseph, jr, born ~1622, probably at Northleigh (his father became rector there in 1621)
  3. Captain Tristram, our next ancestor, born ~1624, probably at Northleigh.
  4. Temperance, baptized 20 March 1625/6 at Northleigh.  She married John Bickford ~1649.
  5. Elizabeth, born ~1628, probably at Northleigh.  She married John Heard (who was NOT the son of Luke Heard and Sarah Wyatt) in ~1643, probably at York, Maine.  She died 30 Nov 1706.
  6. Grissell/Griselda, born ~1630. (She did NOT marry James Warren)
  7. Dorothy, born ~1632. She married twice, first Oliver Kent; second Captain Benjamin Mathews.

Notes

Rev. Joseph Hull was not married to Joanna Coffin! The name comes from some inventive and quite persuasive speculation by an eary Hull researcher, Orra Eugene Monnette. He based his speculation on the usual genealogical suspects: names of children, locations of possible relatives, etc. However, Phyllis Hughes found that the Joanna Coffin under consideration - daughter of Peter and Joanna (Thember) Coffin - was only ~3 years old when she supposedly married, so that's that. You still see the name in various published genealogies, because other researchers copied Monnette, and still others copied them - but it is quite wrong. (See Phyllis's article in the Hull Family Association Journal, v. 12, #1, Spring 2001, pp 23-4)

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1st wife of Rev. Joseph Hull's Timeline

1599
1599
Crewkerne, Somerset, England
1619
1619
Age 20
Colyton, Devon, England
1620
1620
Age 21
Crewkerne, Somersetshire, Or Northleigh, Devonshire
1622
1622
Age 23
Crewkerne, Somersetshire, England
1624
1624
Age 25
Northleigh, Devon, England
1626
1626
Age 27
Crewkerne, Somersetshire, Or Northleigh, Devonshire
1626
Age 27
Northleigh, Devon, England, United Kingdom
1630
1630
Age 31
Crewkerne, Somersetshire, England
1632
1632
Age 33
Crewkerne, Somerset, , England
1632
Age 33
Crewkerne, Somerset, England