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Bridget Wight (White)

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Birthplace: Alford, Lincolnshire, England
Death: Died in Lincolnshire, England
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Wife of Rev. Robert Wight, of Hareby

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About Bridget Wight (White)

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From The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 1914.  Page 77.  "Lincolnshire origins of Exeter Settlers."

"Robert Wight had some connection with Alford, for he was a witness to Balthasar Willick's will therein 1598/9, and in 1613 he married there his second wife, Bridget White."

The Will of Robert Wight of Hareby, clerk, 1 October 1617. To be buried in the chancel of the church of Hareby. To eldest son Daniel Wight £20 at twenty-one years. To eldest daughter Sara Wight £10 at twenty-one years or at her marriage. To second daughter Elizabeth Wight £10 at twenty-one years or at her marriage. To second son Thomas Wight £10 at twenty-one years. To youngest son John Wight £10 at twentyone years. To the poor of Hareby. Residue to dearly beloved wife Bridget Wight, executrix. My worshipful and good friend Mr. Bryan of Bollingbroke, and Mr. Edmond Power, minister of the same town, to be supervisors. Witnesses: Rich. Wright, Nathaniell Lambert, Daniell Wight. Proved at Spilsby 24 April 1618. (Consistory of Lincoln, 1618, vol. 2, fo. 343.)

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Bridget Wight's Timeline

1613
November 25, 1613
Alford, Lincolnshire, England
1618
January 8, 1618
Lincolnshire, England
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Alford, Lincolnshire, England