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Richard Bernard

Birthplace: Turvey, Bedford, England
Death: Died in Gloucester, Gloucester, Virginia
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard Bernard and Elizabeth Bernard
Husband of Anna Bernard
Father of Richard Bernard, Jr., and Ann Smith
Brother of John Barnard and Mary Bernard King/Cutler

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About Richard Bernard

Will of William Corderoy of Chuet, Co. Wilts, Esq, written 15 June 1621 and proved 4 November 1623. Chester's 'Marriage Licenses' shows that "Richard Bernard of Petsoe, Bucks, widower, aged 26," was granted a license, Nov. 24, 1634, to marry "Anne Corderoy, aged 26, daughter of _____ Corderoy Esq." at St. Andrews-in-the Wardrobe, London. They came afterwards to Va., and in a grant of land to Mrs. Anna Bernard July 2, 1652, appear the names of Ellinor, William and Edward Corderoy, headrights. From the names of the will and the headrights it looks very much as if this William Corderoy was the father of Mrs. Bernard. There are other things which seem to prove that this was indeed the fact. Among the other headrights to the Bernard grant, which has been referred to, were William, Francis and Elizabeth Ironmonger (or Iremonger). In the Salifbury marriage licenses, not in course of publication in the (English) "Genealogist," it appears that on July 23, 1628 a license was issued for the marriage of Samuel Iremonger of Dennington (Donnington?), Berks., gent., aged 21 , and Bridget Corderoy of Chute, Wilts., aged 24. We have therefore the three daughters of William Corderoy, the testator, accounted for. Anna, who married Richard Bernard, Elinor, who came with her sister to Virginia, and Bridget, who married Samuel Iremonger. Evidently Mrs. Iremonger's children came with their aunt to Virginia. There ware also others not included among these headrights. In this Magazine XI, 75, 76, - 'this' magazine not identified - are the administrations granted 1681 to Elizabeth (Iremonger) wife of Anthony Evenden, on the estates of her sisters Martha (Iremonger) wife of John Jones, and Ann (Iremonger) Rumney, and her brother Corderoy Ironmonger, all of whom had died intestate in Virginia.] -------------------- From Buckinghamshire, England. Immigrated to Virginia.

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Richard Bernard's Timeline

March 12, 1607
Turvey, Bedford, England
November 24, 1634
Age 27
St. Andrews
Age 28
Petsoe, Buckinghamshire, England
Age 36
Isle of Wight County, Virginia Colony
November 10, 1648
Age 41
Gloucester, Gloucester, Virginia