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Hester Wright (Cooke)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Plymouth, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Plymouth, Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Burial Hill, Plymouth, Plymouth County, MA, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Francis Cooke, "Mayflower" Passenger; Francis Cooke Mayflower Passenger; Hester "Walloon" Cooke and Hester Cooke (Mahieu)
Wife of Richard Wright and Richard Wright
Mother of Adam Wright, Mr.; John Wright; Esther Tinkham; Helen Clark; Isaac Wright and 9 others
Sister of John Cooke, "Mayflower" Passenger; Mary Tobey; Child Cooke; Jane Mitchell; Josiah Cooke and 4 others

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Immediate Family

About Hester Wright (Cooke)

vi HESTER, b. say 1620; m. Plymouth in 1644 Richard Wright [ PCR 2:79; see also TAG 59:165-70].

Hester Cooke was born bef bef Apr 1621 probably in Leyden, Holland and died in prob. Plymouth, Plymouth Co., MA, bef 21 May 1669; she was 41. She emigrated to Plymouth Colony on the ship Anne which arrived in Plymouth Colony in July 1623.

Parents: Francis Cooke, "Mayflower" Passenger. He was born probably in England about 1582 and died in 1633 in Plymouth Colony; and Hester Mahieu, born between betw 1582 and 1588.

Married:

  1. On 21 Nov 1644 when Hester was 17, she married Richard Wright, in Plymouth, Plymouth Co., MA. Born ca 1608 in of Braintree, Norfolk Co., MA. Richard died in Plymouth, Plymouth Co., MA, on 9 Jun 1691; he was 83.

They had the following children:

  1. Adam (ca1645-1724). He married, 1st Sarah3 Soule (John2, George1); married, 2d, Mehitable Barrows.
  2. Esther (1649-1717). She married Ephraim Tinkham3 (Mary2 Brown, Peter1).
  3. Isaac. Born on 26 Aug 1652 in Plymouth, Plymouth Co., MA. Isaac died bef 7 Jun 1676; he was 23 and died without issue.
  4. Mary (ca1654->1711). She married----Price. (Hugh)
  5. John. Born bef 1656 in Plymouth, Plymouth Co., MA. John died bef 7 Jun 1676; he was 20 and died without issue.
  6. Samuel. Born in Plymouth, Plymouth Co., MA. Samuel died bef 7 Jun 1676 and died without issue.

Notes

  • Religion: Separatist.

Links

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From the Find A Grave page for Hester Cooke Wright:

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Cooke&GSfn=Hester&GSiman=1&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSob=n&GRid=55342737&df=all&

Birth: 1622 - Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA

Death: Jun. 8, 1666 - Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA

Hester was a daughter of Francis Cooke & Hester Mahieu.

She was married on 21 Nov 1644 at Plymouth, Massachusetts to Richard Wright.

They had:

  • 1. Adam;
  • 2. Esther;
  • 3. Isaac;
  • 4. John;
  • 5. Mary; and
  • 6. Samuel.

Family links:

Parents:

  • Francis Cooke (1583 - 1663)
  • Hester Mahieu Cooke (1582 - 1666)

Children:

  • Adam Wright (1645 - 1724)*
  • Esther Wright Tinkham (1652 - 1717)*
  • Isaac Wright (1652 - 1676)*
  • John Wright (1656 - 1675)*
  • Samuel Wright (1661 - 1679)*
  • Mary Wright (1667 - 1748)*

Spouse:

  • Richard Wright (1619 - 1691)*

  • Point here for explanation

Burial: Burial Hill, Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA

  • Plot: no gravestone

http://www.allaboutnhre.com/familytree/franciscooke.html


Created by: Tim & Grace

  • Record added: Jul 23, 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial# 55342737

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Hester Wright's Timeline

1620
1620
Plymouth, Massachusetts
1620
Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
1620
Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
1620
Leiden, South Holland, Netherlands
1621
1621
Age 1
Kirt Deighton, Yorkshire, England
1626
1626
Age 6
England
1644
November 21, 1644
Age 24
Plymouth, (Present Plymouth County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts), (Present USA)
1645
1645
Age 25
Plymouth, Plymouth, MA, USA
1647
1647
Age 27
Plymouth, MA
1649
January 6, 1649
Age 29
Plymouth, Plymouth, MA