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Barbara Pankhurst (Geere)

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Birthplace: Rottingdean, Sussex, England, United Kingdom
Death: May 04, 1623 (33)
Ilford, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Place of Burial: Iford Churchyard Cemetery, Iford, Sussex
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Thomas Geere and Barbara Geere
Wife of Nicholas Valentine Pankhurst
Mother of Ann Pearsall; Elizabeth Hayward; Barbara Pankhurst and Joane Pankhurst
Sister of Thomas Geere

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About Barbara Pankhurst

http://www.linleyfh.com/oursecondsite-p/p330.htm#i21190

Barbara Geere

b. 10 January 1590, d. before 12 May 1623

Barbara Geere was christened on 10 January 1590 at Rottingdean, Sussex. She was the daughter of Thomas Geere and Barbara Berde.

Barbara Geere married Nicholas Pancaster or Pankhurst on 24 June 1613 at Ovingdean, Sussex. 1613 Marryed Nichlas Pacaster (with mark of omission over the "a") & Barbara Geere.

For further details on this family see: http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Acres/5417/Henry.html.

Barbara Geere made a will dated 4 May 1623. In her will, dated 4 May 1623, Barbara Panckhurst widow of Nicholas Panckhurst late of Iford deceased" asked to be buried "in the churchyard of the parish of Iford" and bequeathed to "Simon Johnson, Henry Strowd, Thomas Baker, William Mershe and William Morrice, poor men of Iford," 12d. apiece; to "the widow Collier and the widow Peckham, the widow Jeffery & the widow Peckham," 12d. apiece; to "the widow Lansing & to Tomson Colliar," 6d. apiece; to "my daughter Elizabeth," 10lb; to "my daughters Anne and Barbara," household goods; to "my maid Dennis Mersh," 20s., "providing she be willing and do go dwell as servant where my children shall be kept"; to "my servant John Peckham," 2s. 6d; residue to "my daughter Joane," she to be sole executrix; "my loving brother Dennis Geere" to be overseer[ A18:108].

On 2 October 1639, "Michael Williamson & Anne his wife make a letter of deputation & procuratorship to Anthony Stapley of Patcham in Sussex, Esq., to receive of Elizabeth Geere of Lewis [Lewes] in Sussex, widow, executrix of the last will & testament of Dennis Geere late of Saugost deceased 50lb. legacy given by him to the said Anne by the name of Anne Panckhurst"[Lechford 206].Lechford also prepared "a letter to Mrs. Geere. And a release conditional to Mr. Stapley"[Lechford 206].On 1 September 1640, "Michael Williamson of Rode Island in New England, locksmith, and Anne his wife otherwise called Anne Panckhurst releases the [said] Elizabeth Geere &c."[Lechford 302].

Barbara died before 12 May 1623 at Suffolk. Her will was proved on 12 May 1623.

ASSOCIATION:Niece of DENNIS GEERE {1635, Lynn}.

COMMENTS: In his will, dated 26 April 1620 and proved 11 May 1622, "Nicholas Panckhurst of Iford in the County of Sussex" asked to be buried "in the churchyard of Iford" and bequeathed to "the poor people of the parish of Iford," 5s.; to "my daughter Joane Panckhurst all that my land together with the lease thereof and all woods and underwoods thereupon lying in Wivelfield called or known by the name of Rookhurst containing by estimation six acres," from which "during the time that Barbara my wife shall keep herself a widow & no longer" she shall have two loads of wood per year; to "my daughter Joane Panckhurst," 15lb.; to "my daughter Elizabeth Panckhurst," 40lb., which after the decease of the testator's widow is "to be paid into the hands of Thomas Ridge and Dennis Geere whom I do make overseers of this my will"; to "my daughter Annis Panckehurst," 40lb.; to "the child wherewith my wife now goeth if it shall please God to send it safe into the world," 15lb.; to "my maidservant Dennis Mershe," 10s.; to "my servant Thomas Mantle," 10s.; to "my godchildren Nicholas Stroud, John Adeane & Thomas Geere, I say unto every of them an ewe teg"; to "all the rest of my godchildren that shall be living at the time of my decease twelve pence apiece"; residue to "Barbara my wife," she be to sole executrix; "Thomas Ridge and Dennis Geere my loving friends" to be overseers, they to have 5s. apiece[ A18:56]. In her will, dated 4 May 1623 and proved 12 May 1623, "Barbara Panckhurst widow of Nicholas Panckhurst late of Iford deceased" asked to be buried "in the churchyard of the parish of Iford" and bequeathed to "Simon Johnson, Henry Strowd, Thomas Baker, William Mershe and William Morrice, poor men of Iford," 12d. apiece; to "the widow Collier and the widow Peckham, the widow Jeffery & the widow Peckham," 12d. apiece; to "the widow Lansing & to Tomson Colliar," 6d. apiece; to "my daughter Elizabeth," 10lb.; to "my daughters Anne and Barbara," household goods; to "my maid Dennis Mersh," 20s., "providing she be willing and do go dwell as servant where my children shall be kept"; to "my servant John Peckham," 2s. 6d.; residue to "my daughter Joane," she to be sole executrix; "my loving brother Dennis Geere" to be overseer[ A18:108]. On 2 October 1639, "Michael Williamson & Anne his wife make a letter of deputation & procuratorship to Anthony Stapley of Patcham in Sussex, Esq., to receive of Elizabeth Geere of Lewis [Lewes] in Sussex, widow, executrix of the last will & testament of Dennis Geere late of Saugost deceased 50lb. legacy given by him to the said Anne by the name of Anne Panckhurst"[Lechford 206].Lechford also prepared "a letter to Mrs. Geere. And a release conditional to Mr. Stapley"[Lechford 206].On 1 September 1640, "Michael Williamson of Rode Island in New England, locksmith, and Anne his wife otherwise called Anne Panckhurst releases the [said] Elizabeth Geere &c."[Lechford 302]. For further information on the children of Anne Pankhurst with her first husband, see the sketch of MICHAEL WILLIAMSON {1635, Ipswich}.For further information on the children of Anne Pankhurst with her second husband, see the 1942 article by Herbert F. Seversmith and Arthur S. Wardwell[TAG 18:165-71]. BIBLIOGRAPHIC NOTE: In 1989 John G. Hunt published English data on the Pankhurst family[NYGBR 120:211-13].

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Barbara Pankhurst's Timeline

1590
January 10, 1590
January 10, 1590
January 1590
Rottingdean, Sussex, England, United Kingdom
1619
1619
Iford, Sussex, , England
1623
May 4, 1623
Age 33
Ilford, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
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Iford Churchyard Cemetery, Iford, Sussex