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Amy Symes (Bridges)

Birthdate: (43)
Birthplace: Keynsham, Somerset, England
Death: April 30, 1663 (43)
Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Edward Bridges and Phillippa Bridges
Wife of Thomas Symes, Esq.
Mother of Thomas Symes; John Symes; George Symes; Edward Symes; James Symes and 9 others
Sister of Phillippa Guise; Thomas Bridges; George Bridges and Katherine Bridges

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About Amy Symes

From the will of Elizabeth Langton, sister of Amy Bridges, Doynton, County Glouchester. Widow 13-1-1669, is included "I give unto Wm Symes, Thomas Symes, and Richard Symes, sons of my nephew Wm Symes, the sum of 10 Pds apece and I give unto sister Amy Symes the like sum".


Their third son, Thomas Symes, Inherited the family estate of his great-grandfather, John Symes of Barwick, and became involved in the mercantile & shipping businesses, sending ships to the new world to bring back products for sales. Thomas Symes married Amy Bridges, who was the daughter of Edward Bridges, Esq., and Phillipa Speke. Thomas and Amy had eight boys and four girls. Several of the younger sons went to the West Indes in connection with the mercantile business that their father had established.

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Amy Symes's Timeline

1620
February 16, 1620
Keynsham, Somerset, England
1642
1642
Age 21
Pitminster, Somerset, , England
1643
1643
Age 22
Frampton, Cottrell, Gloucestershire, England
1643
Age 22
Winterbourne, Gloucester, England
1645
1645
Age 24
Somerset, , England
1645
Age 24
Winterbourne, Gloucestershire, , England
1646
1646
Age 25
Winterbourne, Gloucestershire, England
1650
1650
Age 29
Pitminster, Somerset, , England
1651
1651
Age 30