Susan French (Riddlesdale) (1584 - 1658) MP

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Nicknames: "Susan Riddlesdale", "Susanna Riddlesdale"
Birthplace: Assington, Suffolk, England
Death: Died in Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Managed by: Thomas Edward Shirley
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About Susan French (Riddlesdale)

SUSAN RIDDLESDALE bp 20 Apr 1584 Boxford Suffolk EN; died Aug 1658 Ipswich MA; daughter of John Riddlesdale and Dorcas (unknown). Came to Ipswich MA before 25 July 1638 when he is mentioned in the records.

Children:

1. Thomas French

2. Alice French born: Bef 9 Apr 1610, Assington, , SFK, ENG

   * Marriage: Thomas Howlett in 1634
   * Died: 26 Jun 1666, Topsfield, Essex, MA, USA 111
     Children : 
   * Thomas Howlett
   * Sarah Howlett
   * John Howlett
   * Mary Howlett+
   * Samuel Howlett
   * William Howlett
   * Nathaniel Howlett
3. Dorcas French
4. Susan French
5. Anne French
6. Margaret French
7. John French
8. Mary French

Pane-Joyce Genealogy

Family of John Riddlesdale (568) & Dorcas [Riddlesdale]

2001. Susan Riddlesdale. Born ca 1584 in Boxford, Suffolk. Susan was baptized in Boxford, Suffolk, on 20 Apr 1584.99 Susan died in Aug 1658 in Ipswich, MA.99

Will: On the web at http://www.rootsweb.com/~maessex/Wills/frenchs.htm

   Estate of Susan French of Ipswich
   Essex Probate Docket # 10189

Administration of the estate of Susan French, deceased, granted 28: 7: 1658, to her son John French. Ipswich Quarterly Court Records vol 1, page 71.

Inventory of the estate of Susan French, widow, of Ipswich, taken Mar. 10, 1658 by Robert Lord and Phillip (his (l) mark) ffowler:

a fetherbed old and small, 2 fether pillows, one old couerlet & blankett, 2£, 18s.; her wearing apparell, 4£; one old chest & box without a lid, an old

Hogshead, 8s.; a linen wheele & 2 chaires, 5s.; and old brase pot & a little ould skillet & little Iron pot, 10s.; 2 pewter dishes poringer & skimer, 8 s.

6d.; 2 paire of old shires, ould brase and other small things, 12s.; an old warmeing pan & frying, 6s.; 2 small trayes, earthen ware & other lumbar,

5s. 6d.; a cowe old, 3£;

total 12 £ 11s. 6d.

Received in Ipswich court Mar. 29, 1659. Essex Co. Probate Files, Docket 10,189

Source: Printed "Probate Records of Essex County, Massachusetts; 1635 - 1681"

In three volumes,The Essex Institute; Salem, MA; 1916, Vol I p.272

Submitted by: Homer Scott

On 5 Sep 1608 Susan married Thomas French, son of Jacob French (1555-11 Nov 1615) & Susan Warren (-1 Aug 1613), in Assington, Suffolk.99 Born ca Oct 1584 in Bures St. Mary, Suffolk. Thomas was baptized in Bures St. Mary, Suffolk, on 11 Oct 1584.233 Thomas died in late 1639 in Ipswich, MA.99 Occupation: Tailor. Religion: Thomas was admitted to Boston church as member #128, 1632.

Their children include:

7193 i. Ens. Thomas French (ca Nov 1608-8 Aug 1680)

7194 ii. Alice French (ca 1610-26 Jun 1666)

7195 iii. Edward French (ca 1612-28 Dec 1674)

7196 iv. Dorcas French (ca 1614-30 Dec 1697)

7197 v. Susan French (31 Jul 1614-)

7198 vi. Ann French (15 Mar 1617-)

7199 vii. Margaret French (Died young) (ca 1619/20-Nov 1635)

7200 viii. John French (ca 1622-1 Feb 1697)

7201 ix. Mary French (ca 1624/5-1 Feb 1697)

2002. Richard Riddlesdale. Born ca 1586 in Assington, Suffolk. Richard died in Nov 1610 in Assington, Suffolk. Buried on 6 Nov 1610 in Assington, Suffolk.99

2003. Thomas Riddlesdale. Born ca 1588 in Assington, Suffolk.

2004. Joan Riddlesdale. Born ca 1590 in Assington, Suffolk.99

On 11 Oct 1610 Joan married Richard Mather in Assington, Suffolk.99

2005. Dorcas Riddlesdale. Born ca 1590 in Assington, Suffolk.99 Dorcas died in Dec 1610 in Assington, Suffolk. Buried on 15 Dec 1610 in Assington, Suffolk.99

On 11 Oct 1610 Dorcas married Thomas Dynes in Assington, Suffolk.99 Occupation: yeoman.

They had no children.

2006. Edward Riddlesdale. Born ca 1592 in Assington, Suffolk.99 Edward died in Feb 1630/1 in Assington, Suffolk. Buried on 9 Feb 1630/1 in Assington, Suffolk.99

Edward married Mary [Riddlesdale]. Mary died on 10 Apr 1683 in Rowley, MA.99

Their children include:

7202 i. Edward Riddlesdale (ca 1620-)

7203 ii. Mary Riddlesdale (ca 1621/2-12 Aug 1672)

7204 iii. Sarah Riddlesdale (ca 1623-ca 1704)

7205 iv. Rebecca Riddlesdale (ca 1630-)

2007. John Riddlesdale. Born ca 1594/1598 in Assington, Suffolk. John died in Dec 1602 in Assington, Suffolk. Buried on 10 Dec 1602 in Assington, Suffolk.99

2008. Sarah Riddlesdale. Born ca 1599/1600 in Assington, Suffolk. Sarah was baptized in Assington, Suffolk, on 2 Mar 1599/1600.99

On 20 May 1620 Sarah married Mark Gryme in Assington, Suffolk.99

Mark, of Bures St. Mary.

Sources:

1. Joan Reifschneider-Jones, "correspondance, research notes, GEDCOM data files, personal communications, Interviewer: researcher" (20 Jan 2002).

2. Joan R. Jones entry, Family Search database, Pedigree Resource File CD 3, submission number 246200-061899160622 (Salt Lake City, UT: Intellectual Reserve, Inc., 1999).

3. freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~rickhannonfamily/3901.htm

4. Will on the internet: http://www.rootsweb.com/~maessex/Wills/frenchs.htm

5. math.clarku.edu/~djoyce/gen/report/rr02/rr02_089.htm

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On 5 Sep 1608,Susan married Thomas French, son of Jacob French (1555-11 Nov 1615) & Susan Warren (-1 Aug 1613), in Assington, Suffolk. Born ca Oct 1584 in Bures St. Mary, Suffolk. Thomas was baptized in Bures St. Mary, Suffolk, on 11 Oct 1584. Thomas died in late 1639 in Ipswich, MA.99 Occupation: Tailor. Religion: Thomas was admitted to Boston church as member.

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Assington, Suffolk, England
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Boxford, Assington, Suffolk, England
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