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Elizabeth Cole (Lettice)

Also Known As: "Elizabeth (Lettice) Shurtleff Cooke Cole"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Lincoln, Lincolnshire, UK
Death: Died in Swansea, Bristol County, Province of Massachusetts, (Present USA)
Place of Burial: Tyler Point Cemetery, Barrington, Bristol County, RI, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Thomas Lettice and Ann Lettice
Wife of William Shurtleff, Sr.; Jacob Cooke and Sgt. Hugh Cole I
Mother of William Shurtleff, Jr.; Thomas Shurtleff; Thomas Shurtleff; Abiel Shurtleff; Sarah Bartlett and 2 others
Sister of Ann Jenney; Dorothy Gray; Thomas Lettice and Dorothy Gray

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About Elizabeth Cole

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ID: I014301

  • Name: ELIZABETH LETTICE , SHURTLEFF, COOKE
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 1637 in of England
  • Death: 31 OCT 1693 in 57th year, Wannamoisett (once a part of Swansea and Seekonk), Bristol County, Massachusetts, New England, now is present day East Providence, Rhode Island, USA
  • Burial: 1693 Tyler Point Cemetery, Barrington, Bristol County, Rhode Island, New England
  • Reference Number: SHAW14301

Note: Elizabeth (Lettice) Shurtleff is buried with her third husband, Hugh Cole, in the churchyard at Swansea, now known as the Tyler Point Cemetery. This is in the southern extreme of Meadow Neck and is now known as Howland Meadow in Barrington, Rhode Island. This portion was set off from Swansea in 1718.

Father: Thomas LETTICE b: WFT Est 1587-1711

Mother: Ann UNKNOWN b: ABT 1606

Marriage 1 WILLIAM SHIRTLEY SHURTLEFF SHIERCLIFFE b: 16 MAY 1624 in Parish of Ecclesfield, West Riding, Yorkshire, Hallamshire, England

  • Married: 18 OCT 1655 in Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, New England
  • Event: P.R. 7 Private Record 18 OCT 1655 in from the Bible William Shurtleff, now in the possession of Maria E. Lucas of East Carver
  • Event: P.R. 2 Private Record 18 OCT 1655 in from a copy of the Bible record of Benjamin Shurtleff, 3rd, of Boston, now in the possession of Mr. Benjamin Shurtleff of Revere

Children

  • 1. William Shurtleff , Captain b: ABT 1657 in of Plymouth Colony, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, New England
  • 2. Thomas Shurtleff b: ABT 1659 in of Plymouth Colony, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, New England
  • 3. ABIEL SHURTLEFF , "born posthumously" b: BET 23 AND 30 JUN 1666 in Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, New England

Marriage 2 Jacob Cooke b: 1618 in of Leyden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

  • Married: 18 NOV 1669 in Plymouth Colony, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, New England

Children

  • 1. Sarah Cooke b: ABT 1671 in of Plymouth Colony, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, New England
  • 2. Rebeckah Cooke b: BEF 11 DEC 1675

Marriage 3 HUGH COLE , SERGEANT b: BET 1627 AND 29 JUN 1628 in Barnstaple, England or London, England

  • Married: 1 JAN 1688/89 in Plymouth Colony, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, New England

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From Jim Bullock's Rehoboth Roots:

http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=jbbullock&id=I8443

ID: I8443

  • Name: Elizabeth LETTICE
  • Given Name: Elizabeth
  • Surname: Lettice
  • Sex: F
  • Change Date: 12 JUN 2003
  • Birth: 1636/7
    • Note: Born between 1 Nov 1636 and 31 Oct 1637 based on age at death. [1]
  • Death: 31 OCT 1693 in Swansea, Bristol, MA
    • Note: Died in her 57th year. [2] [3] [4] [1]
  • Father: Thomas LETTICE
  • Mother: Anne [--?--]

Marriage 1 William SHURTLEFF

  • Married: 18 OCT 1655 [2] [5] [6] [1]

Marriage 2 Jacob COOKE b: ABT 1618 in Leiden, , Holland

  • Married: 18 NOV 1669 in Plymouth, Plymouth, MA [2] [5] [1]

Children

  • 1. Sarah COOKE b: ABT 1671 in Plymouth, Plymouth, MA
  • 2. Rebecca COOKE

Marriage 3 Hugh COLE b: BEF 29 JUN 1628 in Barnstable, Devon, England

  • Married: 1 JAN 1688/9 in , , Plymouth Colony [2] [7]

Sources:

1. Abbrev: Cooke, Francis

  • Title: Ralph V. Wood, Jr., Francis Cooke of the Mayflower: The First Five Generations (Picton Press; Rockport, ME; 1999)
  • Repository:
  • Name: Personal Collection of James B. Bullock, Littleton, CO 80120 USA
  • Page: p. 46

2. Abbrev: Torrey

  • Title: Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1985)
  • Repository:
  • Name: Personal Collection of James B. Bullock, Littleton, CO 80120 USA
  • Page: p. 168

3. Abbrev: Swansea VR-Book A

  • Title: Alverdo H. Mason, Editor, Book A, Records of the Town of Swansea. 1662 to 1705. (East Braintree, Mass. 1900)
  • Repository:
  • Name: Personal Collection of James B. Bullock, Littleton, CO 80120 USA
  • Page: p. 145

4. Abbrev: Swansea VR

  • Title: Transcriber, H. L. Peter Rounds; Editors Jane Fletcher Fiske & Margaret F. Costello, Vital Records of Swansea, Massachusetts to 1850 (New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, 1992)
  • Repository:
  • Name: Personal Collection of James B. Bullock, Littleton, CO 80120 USA
  • Page: p. 27

5. Abbrev: Great Migration Begins

  • Title: Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration Begins, Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633, 3 volumes (Boston, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995)
  • Repository:
  • Name: Personal Collection of James B. Bullock, Littleton, CO 80120 USA
  • Page: vol. I, p. 470

6. Abbrev: Pope

  • Title: Charles Henry Pope, The Pioneers of Massachusetts (Boston, 1900 Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, 1998)
  • Repository:
  • Name: Personal Collection of James B. Bullock, Littleton, CO 80120 USA
  • Page: p. 284

7. Abbrev: Plymouth Co. VR

  • Title: George Ernest Bowman, Early Vital Records of Plymouth County, Massachusetts

Plymouth Colony Vital Records (Reproduced by Search & ReSearch Corp., Wheat Ridge, CO, 1998)

  • Repository:
  • Name: Personal Collection of James B. Bullock, Littleton, CO 80120, USA
  • Page: p. 127

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Birth: 1636 Lincolnshire, England Death: Oct. 31, 1693 Swansea Bristol County Massachusetts, USA

Daughter of Thomas Lettice and Ann, who came with her parents to the colonies by way of Holland.

Elizabeth became the wife of William Shurtleff of uncertain ancestry, but certainly a son of the Shiercliffe family from Ecclesfield, North Riding, England. They were married 18 Oct 1655 in Marshfield, Plymouth, Mass at age 19. She and William had two sons, Capt William Shurtleff and Thomas Shurtleff by 1666 when she was pregnant with her third son, Abiel, who was born after his father's death by lightning in the home of John Philips of Marshfield in June 1666.

Secondly, Elizabeth was the wife of Jacob Cooke, son of Francis Cooke from the Mayflower. They were married 18 Nov 1669 in Plymouth, and had a daughter, Sarah, who married Robert Bartlett.

Thirdly, she was the wife of Hugh Cole, married 01 Jan 1689 in Plymouth, and had no children.

Elizabeth was the matriarch of the Shurtleff family in the colonies.

Shurtleff Genealogy ID #1


Family links:

Parents:
 Thomas Lettice (1604 - 1681)
 Ann Savoy Lettice (1606 - 1687)

Spouses:
 William Shurtleff (1624 - 1666)
 Jacob Cooke (1618 - 1676)
 Hugh Cole (1628 - 1698)*

Children:
 William Shurtleff (1657 - 1730)*
 Abiel Shurtlif (1666 - 1732)*
 Sarah Cooke Bartlett (1671 - 1745)*

Sibling:
 Dorothy Lettice Gray (1633 - 1726)*
 Elizabeth Lettice Shurtleff Cooke Cole (1636 - 1693)
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Burial: Tyler Point Cemetery Barrington Bristol County Rhode Island, USA



            
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Elizabeth Cole's Timeline

1636
July 1636
Lincoln, Lincolnshire, UK
1653
March 26, 1653
Age 16
Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Colony
1655
October 18, 1655
Age 19
Marshfield,Plymouth,Massachusetts
1657
1657
Age 20
Plymouth, Massachusetts
1659
1659
Age 22
Plymouth, MA
1665
1665
Age 28
1666
June 27, 1666
Age 29
Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
1669
November 18, 1669
Age 33
Plymouth, Plymouth, MA
1671
February 9, 1671
Age 34
Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
1675
December 11, 1675
Age 39
Plymouth, Plymouth, MA