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Bridget Robinson (White)

Birthplace: Stourton, Le Steeple, Nottinghamshire, England
Death: Died in Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Place of Burial: Pieterskerk Leiden Leiden Municipality Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Alexander White, of Stourton le Steeple and Eleanor White (Smith)
Wife of Rev. John Robinson
Mother of Robinson; Dr. John Robinson; Bridget Lee; Isaac Robinson; Mercy Robinson and 5 others
Sister of Charles White; Katharine (White) Legatt Carver, "Mayflower" Passenger; Roger White; Thomas Roger White; Frances Jessup and 2 others

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About Bridget Robinson

Bridget White, daughter of Alexander White and Eleanor Smith. She was born 1578 in England, and died 1643 in Holland?.


  1. February 15, 1604 in Greasley, Eng, to John Robinson (15757-1625), son of John Robinson & Anne.

      Children of John Robinson and Bridget White are:

  •   9 i.   Ann4 Robinson, born 1604 in Norwich, England; died Unknown.She married Jan Schetter Bef. 1622 in England; born in Utrecht; died Bef. September 1625. More About Ann Robinson: LDS Records: AFN: MG41-K3 More About Jan Schetter: LDS Records: AFN: MG3Z-WK
  • + 10 ii.   John Robinson, born 1606 in Norwich, England; died Bet. 1638 - 1697.
  • + 11 iii.   Bridget Robinson, born 1608 in Amsterdam, Holland; died Bef. 1671.
  • + 12 iv.   Isaac Robinson, born 1610 in Leiden, S. Holland, Netherlands; died 1704 in Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA.
  •   13 v.   Mercy Robinson, born 1612; died Abt. 1623 in Leyden, Holland. Notes for Mercy Robinson: [dickdutton(2).ged] Moved to Holland with her family; probably died there. More About Mercy Robinson: LDS Records: AFN: JF6C-H5
  • 14 vi.   Fear Robinson, born 1614 in Leyden, Holland; died Abt. 1670 in Leyden, Holland.She married John Jennings September 8, 1648; died December 7, 1664 in Leyden, Holland. Notes for Fear Robinson: This marriage produced 3 daughters[dickdutton(2).ged] Married and remained in Holland when her family emigrated to Ame[Robinson00.GED] W. H. Burgess, page 351:"Fear Robinson, born 1614, remained in Leyden for life.She was in no hurry to marry, and would be a help and comfort to her mother during her widowhood.At last, on August 21,1648, she was betrothed to John Jennings the younger, a wool-comber by trade, whose father by the same name, had been connected wit the congregation from its earliest days in Leyden.Tfhe witnesses atthe betrothel were Elias Arnold, a watch maker, and Rose Jennings.The marriage of John and Fear took place on Sept. 8.For sixteen years they lived together, then John Jennings fell ill.He drew up his will Dec. 1, 1664, a necessary act, as he was leaving three little children behind.Six days later his body was carried out from his house on Molesteeg for burial at St. Peter's Church. Fear Jennings was not left all together unprovided for, and by the death of Rose Jennings, her mother-in-law, in 1668, further property came to her in right of her husband, in the shape of a house on .Having inherited this property, she in tdurn made a will, March 20, 1669, and added a codicil in the following January. Before May 31, 1670, she was dead, and on that date the guardian of her three children, still under age, sold her house for 3790 gilders.It is noteworthy that John Butterfield, one of the English colony in Leyden was the purchaser." More About Fear Robinson: Fact 1: Married John Jennings, Jr. Fact 2: Bef. May 1670, died leaving 3 daughters under age LDS Records: AFN: JF6C-W7 Notes for John Jennings: [Robinson00.GED] Robinson Genealogy, page 34:John Jennings, Jr. was a wool-comber.He married Fear Sept. 8, 1648 and sixteen years later in 1664 he became ill.On Dec. 1, 1664 he drew up his will and "...six days later his body was carried out from his house on Molesteeg for burial in St. Peter's Church." More About John Jennings: Cemetery Address: Leiden, Holland, Netherlands Cemetery Name: St. Peter's Church LDS Records: AFN: JF6C-V2 Occupation: Wool-comber
  • 15 vii.   Jacob Robinson, born 1616; died 1638 in Leyden, Holland. More About Jacob Robinson: Burial: May 26, 1638, Leyden, Holland Fact 1: 1638, Died and was buried in the Pieterskerk in Leyden on 26 May
  • "Robinson" in History and Genealogy of the Mayflower Planters Leon C. Hills, Leon Clark Hills Genealogical Publishing Com, Jun 1, 2009 - History - 462 pages.  Page 122-123
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Bridget Robinson's Timeline

November 10, 1579
Stourton, Le Steeple, Nottinghamshire, England

Eleanor Smith
in the Millennium File
Name: Eleanor Smith
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 1546
Birth Place: Stourton, Notts, England
Death Date: 1599
Father: William Smith
Mother: Katherine Porter
Spouse: Alexander White
Children: Bridget White
Source Information
Heritage Consulting. Millennium File [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2003.
Original data: Heritage Consulting. The Millennium File. Salt Lake City, UT, USA: Heritage Consulting.
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Age 24
March 24, 1606
Age 26
Norwich, Norfolk, England
January 25, 1607
Age 27
Norwich, Norfolk, England
Age 30
Leiden, Leiden, South Holland, The Netherlands
Age 32
Holland, Reusel-de Mierden, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
Age 36
Leyden, Holland, Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden
Age 38
Leiden, Holland (South), Netherlands
February 7, 1620
Age 40
Greasley, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom