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Rebecca Somerby (Knight)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Dea. Richard Knight, of Romsey & Newbury and Agnes Knight
Wife of Abiel Somerby, Sr. and John Tompkins, Jr.
Mother of Abiel Somerby, Jr.; Edmund Tompkins; John Tompkins, III; Margaret Hartwell; Rebecca Massey and 6 others
Sister of Anne Jacques (Knight); Elizabeth Morse (Knight) and Richard Knight
Half sister of Stillborn Knight; William Knight; Sarah rich and Elizabeth (child) Knight

Managed by: Sandra Lee Billets
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About Rebecca Somerby

3813. Rebecca Knight. Born on 3 Mar 1642 in Newbury, MA.14

On 13 Nov 1661 when Rebecca was 19, she first married Abiel Somerby, son of Anthony Somerby (ca 1610-Jul 1686) & Abigail [Somerby], in Newbury, MA.14 Born on 8 Sep 1641 in Newbury, MA. Abiel died in Newbury, MA, on 27 Dec 1671; he was 30.

Their children include:

  1. Henry Somerby (13 Nov 1662-)
  2. Elizabeth Somerby (20 Dec 1664-)
  3. Abiel Somerby (21 Aug 1667-8 Jan 1744/5)
  4. Sarah Somerby (12 Feb 1694/5-17 Feb 1773)

On 28 Apr 1691 when Rebecca was 49, she second married Nicholas Wallis, son of Robert Wallis & Rebecca [Wallis], in Ipswich, MA. Born ca 1633. Nicholas died on 1 Feb 1710/11 in Ipswich, MA

Sources 

  1. [S37] Robert Charles Anderson, (New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston,).

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Rebecca Somerby's Timeline

1642
March 7, 1642
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
1661
November 13, 1661
Age 19
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
1667
August 2, 1667
Age 25
of, Rowley, Essex, Massachusetts
1670
1670
Age 27
Westchester County, Province of New York
1672
May 8, 1672
Age 30
Eastchester, Westchester County, Province of New York
June 26, 1672
Age 30
United States
1674
July 3, 1674
Age 32
East Chester, NY, USA
1676
July 19, 1676
Age 34
Salem, MA, USA
1678
September 20, 1678
Age 36
Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1679
March 14, 1679
Age 37
Salem Mass