About 1st wife of Thomas Hungerford
The name of the first wife of Thomas Hungerford is unknown and it is evident that she was not living in Nov. 1657, as under the date of 2 Nov. 1657, he wrote his sister Anne, at Ipswich, Mass., ,where she was living with her husband, John Leigh (Lee), thanking her for her offer to take his daughter Sarah. That the plans suggested in the letter \vere carried out is proven by the will of John Leigh probated 16 Sept. 1671, which contains a provision for "Sarah Hungerfoot." This will is on file in Salem, Mass.
Children of Thomas by his first wife:
- i. THOMAS, b. about 1648.
- ii. SARAH, b. about 1654. After her mother's death she went to live with Aunt Anne Leigh, at Ipswich, Mass. She later m. Lewis Hugh, of Lyme, Conn.
She was not Rebecca Hungerford who was living in Blackland, Wiltshire, England in 1680
- http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/HUNGERFORD/1996-06/0835622153 " I have a family history (Reference FHL# 0908084, item# 5) of the Hungerfords compiled by Gustave Anjou. He supports the theory that our Thomas was the son of John Hungerford, MP and Elizabeth Hungerford. He also did a family history on the Huntingtons--and was exposed as a fraud by a Huntington family organization. ..."