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Margaret Lake (Reade)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: North Benfleet, Essex, England
Death: Died in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Col. Edmund Reade, of Wickford and Elizabeth Peters
Wife of John Lake, of Great Fanton
Mother of Daniel Lake; Thomas Lake; Richard Lake; Hannah Gallup; Elizabeth Lake and 3 others
Sister of John Reade; Edmund Reade; Maria Reade; William Reade; Martha Eppes-Symonds and 3 others

Occupation: FIRST EUROPEAN WOMAN TO COME TO THE MASS. BAY COLONY IN 1635 ON THE ABIGAIL
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About Margaret Lake (Reade)

Margaret READE - b. Jul 11, 1598, North Benfleet, Essex; d. Sep. 1672, Ipswich, Essex Co., MA. Her will of Aug. 30, 1672 was proved Sep. 24, 1672. She left her husband in England and immigrated to New England before 1635 with her daughters Ann and Martha, and resided for some years with her brother-in-law Gov. John WINTHROP, Jr. Her later years were spent at Ipswich, living with her daughter Martha (LAKE) HARRIS and with her brother-in-law Deputy Gov. Samuel SYMONDS. In a letter of Jan. 18, 1661/2 she wrote to John WINTHROP, Jr., Margaret includes comments "concerning my husbands death, & how hee edned his dayes." Daughter of Edmund READE and Elizabeth COOKE.

8 Children of John and Margaret Lake include:

  1. John - bap. Jul. 6, 1617, Wickford, Essex; d. probably about Dec. 1657, Wickford, Essex.
  2. Thomas - bap. Jan. 18, 1617/8, Wickford, Essex.
  3. Richard - bap. May 21, 1620, Wickford, Essex; d. there May 22, 1620.
  4. Hannah - bap. Jul. 3, 1621, North Benfleet, Essex, England; d. after 1675, Stonington, New London Co., CT. Married Capt. John GALLUP.
  5. Elizabeth - bap. Aug. 31, 1623, Wickford, Essex; bur. there Aug. 31, 1623.
  6. Martha - bap. Jul 20, 1624, North Benfleet, Essex, England; d. Apr. 5, 1700; Ipswich, Essex Co., MA. She was married on Nov 15, 1647 in Ipswich, Essex Co., MA to Thomas HARRIS (b. Apr. 25, 1618, Gloucestershire, England d. Aug 2, 1687, Ipswich, Essex Co., MA), son of Thomas HARRIS and Elizabeth HILLS. Daughter of Martha and Thomas HARRIS: Elizabeth married her first cousin John GALLUP (son of Capt. John GALLUP and Hannah LAKE).
  7. Samuel - bap. Mar. 29, 1629, North Benfleet, Essex; bur. there Mar. 19, 1629/30.
  8. Elizabeth - bap. Feb. 17, 1630/1, North Benfleet, Essex. Probably died as infant.
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  • 'Margaret Reade
  • 'F, #75223, b. 11 July 1598
  • Father Edmund Reade b. 23 May 1563, d. 1 Dec 1623
  • Mother Elizabeth Cooke b. 2 Jul 1568, d. 1637
  • ' Margaret Reade was born on 11 July 1598 at North Benfleet, Essex, England. She married John Lake, son of John Lake and Elizabeth Sandell, circa 1616 at North Benfleet, Essex, England. Her estate was probated on 24 September 1672 at Ipswich, Essex, MA.
  • 'Family John Lake b. 26 Sep 1590, d. 18 Jan 1662
  • Child
    • Hannah Lake+ b. 3 Jul 1621, d. 9 Dec 1675
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p2503.htm#i75223
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-------------------- Immigration on ship Abigail with family on 1635-10-06

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Margaret Lake's Timeline

1598
July 11, 1598
North Benfleet, Essex, England
July 16, 1598
North Benfleet, Essex, England
July 16, 1598
North Benfleet, Essex, England
1618
1618
Age 19
1619
January 18, 1619
Age 20
North Benfleet, Benfleet, , Essex, Eng.
1620
May 21, 1620
Age 21
Wickford, Essex, England
1621
July 3, 1621
Age 22
North Benfleet, Essex, England
1622
1622
Age 23
North Benfleet, Essex, England, (Present UK)
1623
June 5, 1623
Age 24
North Benfleet,County Essex,England
November 20, 1623
Age 25
North Benfleet, Essex, England