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George Strong, Sr.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Chard, Somerset, England, (Present UK)
Death: Died in Chard, Somerset, England, (Present UK)
Immediate Family:

Son of John Strong and Agnes Whiteman
Husband of Ann Strong and Elizabeth Strong (Griffith)
Father of Thomas Strong; George Strong, Jr; William Strong, I; John Richard Strong, I and Walter Strong
Brother of Ebenezer Strong

Occupation: Tailor, Tailor of Chardstock Somerset
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About George Strong, Sr.

 George Strong was born about 1556, but I haven’t found any direct evidence about the date. His father was John STRANG (c. 1515 in Taunton, Somerset, England – ). He lived most of his life in Chardstock, Devon, England. Chardstock is about 4 miles equal distance from Chard in Somerset and Axminster in Devon. His wife may have been named Elizabeth WARY or BOWDIGE. George died about 1634/35, Chard, Somerset, will proved 13 Feb 1634/35.

Source: http://minerdescent.com/2011/10/12/george-strong/

George Strong and Miss Wary Strong or Miss Bowdige Strong are the parents of Richard John Strong born abt 1577/1585, according to some.

George Strong

George STRONG - d. about 1634/5, Chard, Somerset. As a tailor living in Chard, his will, dated Nov. 20, 1627 and proved Feb. 13, 1635, names sons Thomas and Walter, granddaughters Marie, Elizabeth and Joane, and grandsons William and John. George STRONG's wife may have been surnamed WARY or BOWDIGE.

  1. Thomas - bur. May 12, 1663, Chardstock, Devon. Married May 12, 1604, Chardstock, Devon to Joanna BAGGE (bur. Aug. 26, 1657, Chardstock, Devon). Children: Maria; Elizabeth; Lavina; Jane; Sarah married Mr. MATTHEWS; and Rev. James married first Katherine MINTERNE, and second Sarah.
  2. John - bur. Jul. 13, 1612, Chard, Somerset.
  3. Walter - bap. Apr. 17, 1581, Chardstock, Devon; bur. Apr. 9, 1667, Chard, Somerset. A butcher, he was married in Feb. 1621 at Chard, Somerset to Ann BOND (bur. Sep. 11, 1674, Chard, Somerset), daughter of John BOND. Children: Marie; Elizabeth; Joane; and George married Margaret.

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GEORGE STRONGE - Tailor - D. 1635, Chard, Somerset, England. M. Unknown, D. aft. 1579.

Manor Court Rolls - Chardstock

Sept. 1596 - Paying homage to the manor court.

May 3, 1604 - George Strang - Assessor to view commons

July 13, 1604 - "The water in George Stronge's ditch is not able to pass but run out in the way and he must scower the same."

 1629 - "We do present George Stronge for that he dothe sell fuell furses in the commons and carry them into another parish and burn them contrary to the customs of the our manor, therefore he is fined ten shillings; and that George Stronge hath pulled downe a barne builded upon posts upon his cottage and carryed the tymber into another manor and hath also rooted upp certayne apple trees growing uppon his said cottage and carryed the same out of the manor".

 1631, 1632, 1633 - Fined for not cleaning his ditch.

 May 20, 1635 - Presentment of the death of George Stronge since the previous court and that he was tenant of TWO COTTAGES in Chardstock towne, to which Thomas Stronge was thereupon admitted as the next tenant. [Robin Bush, pub. By M&J Clearinghouse]

 1636 - "That George Stronge, tenant since the last court to the cottage in Chardstock town and doth happen to the lord for a death duty, and that Thomas Strong is the next tenant".

 Manor Court Rolls - Chard

1614 Manor Court Jury

1625-1628 Subsidy (DD/HT 465, Somerset Record Office)

George Stronge in Chardland

1628/29 George Stronge in Chardland.

 Will of George Stronge of Chard dated, 20 Nov. 1627, proved 13 Feb. 1635/36, (PCC1636, Pile 15)

I George Strong of the parishe of Chard....tayler.... I give unto THOMAS STRONG MY SONNE 6 shillings 8 pence. I give unto JOHN STRONGE MY GRANDCHILD, 6 shillings 8 pence. I give unto WILLIAM STRONG MY GRANDCHILD, 20 poundes due to me from George Cookney and Nicholas Staple.... I give unto the said William Strong ffive pewter platters, two pondgers, one bason, ffower sawcers, two saltsellers, and two brasse candelsticke. I give unto MARIE STRONG MY GRANDCHILD DAUGHTER of WALTER STRONG MY SONNE, 10 poundes which Thomas Parris oweth me....and more I give her my best brasse crocke, and my lesser brasse pann. I give unto JOANE STRONG, DAUGHTER of the said WALTER STRONG, 10 poundes. I give unto ELIZABETH STRONG, DAUGHTER of the said WALTER STRONG, 10 poundes. I give and bequeath unto my said SON WALTER STRONG whome I make, and ordayne sole executor of this my last will and testement. I desire MY GOOD FRIENDS THOMAS LEGG THE YOUNGER and THOMAS BOWDITCH OF WICKCRAST to be my overseers. Witnesses - Thomas Pitte, Sir John Rives, Richard Ray, THOMAS BURRAGE. [Abstracted by J. Osborn]

Children

1. Thomas Stronge - Tailor - Bur. 12 May 1663, Chardstock, Devon, England. M. 12 May 1604, Chardstock, Devon, Eng., Joanna Bagge, bur. 26 Aug. 1657, Chardstock, Devon, Eng..

Children

a. Maria Stronge - Bpt. 29 June 1604, Chardstock, Devon, Eng.

b. Elizabeth Stronge - Bpt. 3 Dec. 1606, Chardstock, Devon, Eng.

c. Lavinia Stronge - Bpt. 17 March 1608, Chardstock, Devon, Eng.

d. A daughter bur. 10 June 1609, Chardstock, Devon, Eng., probably one of the above, since three daughters mentioned in the will of John Stronge, 1612.

e. Jane Stronge - Bpt. 20 Mar. 1610, Chardstock, Devon, Eng.

f. Sarah Stronge - Bpt. 20 June 1613, Chardstock, Devon, Eng. M. ______Matthews.

Children

i. James Matthews - alive 1694.

ii. Jeremy Matthews - alive 1694.

f. REV. JAMES STRONGE and his descendants

 2. JOHN STRONGE - D. 1612, bur. 13 July 1612, Chard, Somerset, Eng.. M. Uknown, 1609, Chard, Somerset, England. She pos. m. 2) William Cogan, father of Eleanor Cogan, wife of Walter Deane.

 Will of John Stronge of Chard, Proved 22 Sept. 1612

Where as the said John Stronge lieth sick of body but of good and perfect memory....to the poor of Chardland 4 shillings ....to the Church 2 shillings.... to MY SON JOHN STRONGE, 10 pounds...to MY CHILD THAT MY WIFE GOETH WITH all 10 pounds....If either of them die it shall remain to the other, until they be of lawful year....To MY BROTHER THOMAS STRONG'S DAUGHTER, my godaughter, 2 shillings. I give THE OTHER TWO, 1 shilling each....I make my wife whole executor of such goods as I have....I make my overseers My FATHER GEORGE STRONGE, JOHN BOWRIDGE, WALTER STRONGE, JOHN WARRY.... Witnesess:HENRY WARRY

Children

a. ELDER JOHN STRONGE and four generations of his children.

b. Uknown - B. abt. 1613, Chard, Somerset, Eng.

3. Walter Stronge - Butcher - B. 1579, bpt. Apr. 17, 1681, Chardstock, Devon, Eng. bur. 9 3Apr. 1667, Chard, Somerset, Eng. M. Feb. 1621, Chard, Devon, Eng. Ann Bond, bur. 11 Sept. 1674, Chard, Somerset, Eng., dau. of John Bond, of Forton, Chard, Somerset, Eng.

 " Evidence given by Walter Strong of Chard, butcher, in a case of incontinence on 19 Oct. 1619. Strong had lived in Chard for the past 20 years, was aged 40 (b.c.1579) and born in Chardstock, Dorset. (Diocesan Deposition, D/D/Cd 54).

 Chancery Bills and Answers, Charles I, Warrey v. Bond W 14/32, dated 12 Feb. 1630 [31?], Robin Bush, pub. By M&J Clearinghouse

Plaintiff Agnes Warrey, widow of Richard Warrey, stated that John Bond the elder of Chard, Somerset, deceased, had been 'estated' in four acres in Forton alias Fordington in the parish of Chard for the lives of John Chubb, Richard Bond and Alice Bond (the last two being children of the said Richard (? John) Bond, the inheritance [ie. freehold] of the land belonging to the Deanery of Wells. John Bond had conveyed the land to William Bond and Anne Stronge (daughter of the said John Bond and wife of Walter Stronge), who had sold the same to the plaintiff's husband. The said Richard Bond was defendant. [Robin Bush, pub. By M&J Clearing house]

Children

a. Marie Strong - B. bef. 1628.

b. Elizabeth Strong - B, bef, 1628.

c. Joane Strong - B. bef. 1628.

d. George Strong - Clothier - Bpt. 14 Oct. 1629, Chard, Somerset, Eng., bur. 23 May 1710, Chard, Somerset, Eng. M. Margaret _______, 1709, Chard, Somerset, Eng.

 

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Will of George Stronge of Chard dated, 20 Nov. 1627, proved 13 Feb. 1635/36, (PCC1636, Pile 15)

I George Strong of the parishe of Chard....tayler.... I give unto THOMAS STRONG MY SONNE 6 shillings 8 pence. I give unto JOHN STRONGE MY GRANDCHILD, 6 shillings 8 pence. I give unto WILLIAM STRONG MY GRANDCHILD, 20 poundes due to me from George Cookney and Nicholas Staple.... I give unto the said William Strong ffive pewter platters, two pondgers, one bason, ffower sawcers, two saltsellers, and two brasse candelsticke. I give unto MARIE STRONG MY GRANDCHILD DAUGHTER of WALTER STRONG MY SONNE, 10 poundes which Thomas Parris oweth me....and more I give her my best brasse crocke, and my lesser brasse pann. I give unto JOANE STRONG, DAUGHTER of the said WALTER STRONG, 10 poundes. I give unto ELIZABETH STRONG, DAUGHTER of the said WALTER STRONG, 10 poundes. I give and bequeath unto my said SON WALTER STRONG whome I make, and ordayne sole executor of this my last will and testement. I desire MY GOOD FRIENDS THOMAS LEGG THE YOUNGER and THOMAS BOWDITCH OF WICKCRAST to be my overseers. Witnesses - Thomas Pitte, Sir John Rives, Richard Ray, THOMAS BURRAGE. [Abstracted by J. Osborn]

Children of GEORGE STRONGE are:

2. i. JOHN2 STRONGE, b. Abt. 1585, Chard, Somersetshire, England; d. June 14, 1612, Chard, Somersetshire, England.

3. ii. THOMAS STRONGE.

iii. WALTER STRONGE, b. 1579; m. ANN BOND, February 1620/21, Chard, Somersetshire, England.

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* Manor Court Rolls - Chardstock
  Sept. 1596 - Paying homage to the manor court.
  May 3, 1604 - George Strang - Assessor to view commons
* July 13, 1604 - "The water in George Stronge's ditch is not able
  to pass but run out in the way and he must scower the same."
* 1629 - "We do present George Stronge for that he dothe sell 
  fuell furses in the commons and carry them into another parish
  and burn them contrary to the customs of the our manor, 
  therefore he is fined ten shillings; and that George Stronge 
  hath pulled downe a barne builded upon posts upon his cottage
  and carryed the tymber into another manor and hath also rooted
  upp certayne apple trees growing uppon his said cottage and
  carryed the same out of the manor".
* 1631,1632,1633 - Fined for not cleaning his ditch.
* May 20, 1635 - Presentment of the death of George Stronge since
  the previous court and that he was tenant of TWO COTTAGES in 
  Chardstock towne, to which Thomas Stronge was thereupon admitted
  as the next tenant. [Robin Bush, pub. By M&J Clearinghouse]
* 1636 - "That George Stronge, tenant since the last court to the
  cottage in Chardstock town and doth happen to the lord for a death
  duty, and that Thomas Strong is the next tenant".
* Manor Court Rolls - Chard
  1614 Manor Court Jury
  1625-1628 Subsidy (DD/HT 465, Somerset Record Office)
  George Stronge in Chardland
  1628/29 George Stronge in Chardland.
* Will of George Stronge of Chard dated, 20 Nov. 1627, proved
  13 Feb. 1635/36, (PCC1636, Pile 15)
  "I George Strong of the parishe of Chard....tayler.... I give
  unto THOMAS STRONG MY SONNE 6 shillings 8 pence. I give
  unto JOHN STRONGE MY GRANDCHILD, 6 shillings 8 pence. I give
  unto WILLIAM STRONG MY GRANDCHILD, 20 poundes due to me from
  George Cookney and Nicholas Staple.... I give unto the said
  William Strong ffive pewter platters, two pondgers, one bason,
  ffower sawcers, two saltsellers, and two brasse candelsticke.
  I give unto MARIE STRONG MY GRANDCHILD DAUGHTER of WALTER STRONG
  MY SONNE, 10 poundes which Thomas Parris oweth me....and more I
  give her my best brasse crocke, and my lesser brasse pann. I
  give unto JOANE STRONG, DAUGHTER of the said WALTER STRONG,
  10 poundes. I give unto ELIZABETH STRONG, DAUGHTER of the said
  WALTER STRONG, 10 poundes. I give and bequeath unto my said
  SON WALTER STRONG whome I make, and ordayne sole executor of
  this my last will and testement. I desire MY GOOD FRIENDS
  THOMAS LEGG THE YOUNGER and THOMAS BOWDITCH OF WICKCRAST to be
  my overseers. Witnesses - Thomas Pitte, Sir John Rives, Richard
  Ray, THOMAS BURRAGE. [Abstracted by J. Osborn]

Source: Geocities website -------------------- Most likely this is not the father of John. Naming customs being what they were, you would expect that one of John's sons would be named George but this is not so. Nor are any of his grandsons named George. --------------------

George Strong was born about 1556, but I haven’t found any direct evidence about the date. His father was John STRANG (c. 1515 in Tauton, Somerset, England – ). He lived most of his life in Chardstock, Devon, England. Chardstock is about 4 miles equal distance from Chard in Somerset and Axminster in Devon. His wife may have been nameed Elizabeth WARY or BOWDIGE. George died about 1634/35, Chard, Somerset, will proved 13 Feb 1634/35. -------------------- www.angelfire.com/folk/new_england/pafg30.htm

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George Strong, Sr.'s Timeline

1556
1556
Chard, Somerset, England, (Present UK)
1578
1578
Age 22
Chardstock, Devon, England
1580
1580
Age 24
Chardstock (Devon) England
1581
April 17, 1581
Age 25
Chardstock, Dorset, England
1581
Age 25
Chard, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
1581
Age 25
Chard, Somerset, England, (Present UK)
1583
1583
Age 27
Chard, Somerset, England
1585
1585
Age 29
Chard, Somerset, England
1627
November 20, 1627
Age 71
Chardstock (Devon) England
November 20, 1627
Age 71
Chardstock (Devon) England