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  • William Howe (1629 - 1695)
    William HOWE was born in 1629 in England. He died in Concord, MA. They had other children, all of which died young. Mary died on Dec 26 1695. Children of William HOWE and Mary were: Samuel HOWE. ...
  • George Beake (1855 - 1936)
  • John Makin (c.1522 - c.1562)
    John Makyng Born: Abt 1522 Marriage: Unknown Died: Bef 16 Mar 1562, Fingringhoe, Essex, England
  • Jonas Vandevord (deceased)
    The Vandervord name rings of Holland and yet this family has retained it with only little change for over 350 years Why did they come to England? A Decree in the Court of Chancery dated 17th Febr...
  • John Bland alias Smith (c.1595 - 1668)
    John Bland alias Smith Birth: "of" Colchester, Essex, , England Death: Jan 6 1668 - Nantucket, Nantucket, Massachusetts Parents: Anthony Bland, Adrian Wife: Isabella Drake, Joanna Recent ...

People Connected to Essex

People connected to Essex can be placed in the following groups.

See also Essex Main Page

Historical and Political people

- accommodated by the project Historical Essex which covers the History of Essex and historical/political people. Some of these are also listed in the Famous people category.

Families with their roots in Essex.

Please add the earliest head of the family to the list of Essex Families on Geni below and link their profiles to the project. These should be male! Adding anyone with a Essex birthplace to the project would cause the project to be a little cluttered, so please restrict this to the earliest head of family!

Famous or Notable People

Those people of note with connections to the county are listed below. Some of these connections are a little tenuous - counties like to lay claim to people of renown! Please visit Essex - Famous People and add them to the listing there.

http://www.geni.com/projects/Essex-Monumental-Inscriptions-and-Graveyards/17480 Essex - Monumental Inscriptions and Graveyards]

Information regarding processed Cemeteries

Emigrants

People from Essex who went to the "New world" and were early progenitors in those countries. Where the earliest ancestor is known please add them to the list of "Essex families on Geni" below if that was their roots, or to the appropriate county project.

Where the earliest known ancestor is the emigrant add them to the list below. In some cases if there is a project that covers them in detail please link the project - there is no point in duplicating the list.

Names with Bold links are to Geni profiles. Non-bold links take you to other biographical web pages.

Essex Genealogical Resources

  • Genuki Essex Page
  • Essex Family History
  • Essex On-Line Parish Clerks
  • The visitations of Essex by Hawley, 1552; Hervey, 1558; Cooke, 1570; Raven, 1612; and Owen and Lilly, 1634 : to which are added miscellaneous Essex pedigrees from various Harleian manuscripts, and an appendix containing Berry's Essex pedigrees v.13
  • The visitations of Essex by Hawley, 1552; Hervey, 1558; Cooke, 1570; Raven, 1612; and Owen and Lilly, 1634 : to which are added miscellaneous Essex pedigrees from various Harleian manuscripts, and an appendix containing Berry's Essex pedigrees v.14

Essex Families on Geni

How to add a link is explained in the attached document - Adding links to Geni profiles in projects.

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  • Capell (or Capel) family descends from Sir Arthur Capell of Raines Hall in Essex

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Emigrants from Essex

Please add the names of people from Essex who settled in the "New World"

America

Australia

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South Africa

1820 British Settlers in South Africa