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Priscilla "Dillie" Cooper (Carpenter)

Also Known As: "Wright"
Birthplace: Wrington, Somersetshire, England
Death: Died in Duxbury, Plymouth , Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Alexander "of Leyden" Carpenter and Priscilla Carpenter
Wife of William Wright of Plymouth Colony and John Cooper, of the Plymouth Colony
Mother of Richard Wright; Abigail Sharp and William Wright of Virginia Colony
Sister of Nathaniel Carpenter; Juliana Morton; Joan Or Jone Carpenter; Alice Bradford; Bridget Fuller and 5 others

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About Priscilla "Dillie" Cooper

Priscilla Carpenter was born 3 Sep 1598 in Wrington, Somerset, England.  Her parents were Alexander CARPENTER and  Priscilla (Drucilla) DILLEN She was the sister of Juliana Carpenter. She first married William Wright who went to New England on the Fortune in 1621. Stratton, in “Plymouth Colony” believes that Priscilla did not come before 1627.  Priscilla died 28 Dec 1689 in Duxbury, Plymouth Mass.

  vii.   Priscilla Carpenter5596, born 1597 in Wrington near Bath, Somerset, Eng.5596; died 2 Dec 1689 in Duxbury, Plymouth, MA5596   Notes for Priscilla Carpenter:

[Brøderbund WFT Vol. 3, Ed. 1, Tree #0905, Date of Import: 14 Jun 1999] In 1619, in Leyden, Holland, Priscilla married William Wright. William Wright and Priscilla Carpenter arrived in Plymouth via the "Fortune" of London (55 tons); out of London early July 1621, arriving Plymouth, November 11th "with 35 persons to remaine & live in ye plantation." Among those listed as saints were William Wright ( -1633) Purchaser 1626; and Mrs. Priscilla Carpenter (1597-1689)-sister of Mrs. Juliana Carpenter-Morton; married, Leyden, 1619; died Duxbury; 1 child. SAINTS & STRANGERS by George F. Willison 1945, pp.444-445.

RICHARDSON GENEALOGY Priscilla (1597 - 1678), m. Leyden, William Wright, one of the passengers on the Fortune. After his death, she m. 2nd, Nov. 27, 1634, John Cooper.

  More About Priscilla Carpenter: Christened: 3 Sep 1599, Wrington near Bath, Somerset, Eng.5597 Immigrated: 1623, "Anne"5598


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Priscilla "Dillie" Cooper's Timeline

December 29, 1597
Wrington, Somersetshire, England
September 3, 1598
(St. James) Bath, Somerset, England
September 3, 1598
St. James, Bath, Somerset, England
September 3, 1598
Of, Wrington, Somerset, Eng
September 3, 1598
Of Wrington, Somerset, Eng
September 3, 1598
Wrington, Somerset, England
September 3, 1598
Wrington, Somerset, Eng.
September 3, 1598
Wrington, Sommerset, England
September 3, 1598
St. James, Bath, Somerset, England
September 3, 1598
St. James, Bath, Somerset, England