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Hannah Smith

Birthdate:
Birthplace: London, Greater London, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Northampton County, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Rev. Edmund Smith (Smythe), rector of Tenby and Alice Smith
Wife of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh and Ralph Mercer
Mother of Sir Charles Scarborough; Col. Edmund Scarburgh; Henry Scarborough; Ralph Scarborough; Hannah (2) Wise and 3 others
Sister of Edmund Smith, MD

Managed by: Faith Schaffner
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About Hannah Smith

She was born Hannah Smith, daughter of Rev. Edmund Smith (Smythe), rector of Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales, and Alice Barry.

She was widowed at least once before marrying Capt. Edmund Scarborough - when they wed, she was the widow of Ralph "Rodolph" Mercer. Whether there was another brief marriage to someone named Butler is uncertain. (The information at Findagrave.com is inaccurate.)

Hannah Smith1 F, b. circa (1587-)1592, d. after 19 February 1634/35

  • Birth* circa 1592(?) Hannah was born circa 1592(?) at London, England.1
  • Married Name circa 1610 As of circa 1610,her married name was Mercer.1
  • Marriage* circa 1610 She married Ralph 'Rodolph' Mercer circa 1610.1
  • Marriage* before 1 February 1615 She married Capt. Edmund [1] Scarburgh (I), son of Henry Scarburgh (I) and Elizabeth (-----), before 1 February 1615 at England. They were evidently married when his brother Henry left him and his wife gold rings in rememberance of him..3,4
  • Married Name before 1 February 1615 As of before 1 February 1615,her married name was Scarburgh.3,4
  • Will - Uncle's* 18 July 1625 Hannah was named in her uncle's will on 18 July 1625 at St. Martines in the Fields, England. In his will Lordinge Barry -- brother of Alice (Barry) Smith, mother of Hannah (Smith) Scarburgh -- gave Charles, son of Edmond Scarburgh of Saint Martines in the Fields 3/. to buy him a gold ring. Exts & residuary legatees were Hannah, wife to Edmond Scarburgh of St Martins in the Fields and Edmond, son to said Edmond and Hannah.5
  • Death* after 19 February 1634/35 Hannah died after 19 February 1634/35 at Northampton Co, VA.6

Family 1

  • Ralph 'Rodolph' Mercer b. c 1585, d. 1613

Marriage* circa 1610 She married Ralph 'Rodolph' Mercer circa 1610.1

Family 2

  • Capt. Edmund [1] Scarburgh (I) b. 1584, d. b 19 Feb 1634/35

Marriage* before 1 February 1615 She married Capt. Edmund [1] Scarburgh (I), son of Henry Scarburgh (I) and Elizabeth (-----), before 1 February 1615 at England. They were evidently married when his brother Henry left him and his wife gold rings in rememberance of him..3,4

Children

  1. Sir Charles [2] Scarburgh+ b. 29 Dec 1615, d. 26 Feb 1695
  2. . Col. Edmund [3] Scarburgh (II)+ b. 1617, d. May 1671
  3. Henry [4?] Scarburgh b. 1619, d. 1687
  4. Ralph [4] Scarburgh b. b 2 Aug 1620
  5. . Hannah [5] Scarburgh b. b 13 Jan 1623, d. 14 Jan 1623
  6. . Hannah [6] Scarburgh+ b. 25 Dec 1625, d. 14 Jan 1694
  7. Katherine Scarburgh+ b. 1628, d. b 5 May 1688

Citations

  1. [S2434] Christopher Handy, to M.K. Miles.
  2. [S2434] Christopher Handy, to M.K. Miles, monograph by Cecil L'Estrange Ewen, printed 1938, entitled "Lording Barry, Poet and Pirate."
  3. [S674] Evelyn Kinder Donaldson, Squires & Dames of Old Virginia, p. 257.
  4. [S961] Norwich Consistory Court, Norwich Consistory Court Register 1617.
  5. [S2434] Christopher Handy, to M.K. Miles, Diocese & Chapter of St. Paul's, Reg. D., folio 363.
  6. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 1 (refers to Hannah Scarburgh widow).
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Hannah Smith's Timeline

1587
1587
London, Greater London, United Kingdom
1614
April 15, 1614
Age 27
Norfolk, England
1615
December 19, 1615
Age 28
North Walsham, Norfolk, England
1617
October 2, 1617
Age 30
London, Middlesex, England
1619
1619
Age 32
London, United Kingdom
1620
August 2, 1620
Age 33
Westminster, St Martin, London, England
1625
December 25, 1625
Age 38
North Walsham, Norfolk, England
1628
1628
Age 41
Accomac, Virginia
1635
1635
Age 48
Northampton County, Virginia, United States
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