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Bridget Wight (White)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Alford, Lincolnshire, England
Death: after January 08, 1618
of, Lincolnshire, England
Place of Burial: Shalford, Essex, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Robert White, of Messing and Bridget White
Wife of John Christmas, Jr. and Reverend Robert Wight, of Hareby
Mother of Richard Christmas and John Christmas
Sister of Richard White; Sarah Bowtell; Daniel White; Nathaniel White; Margaret White and 11 others

Managed by: Erica Howton
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About Bridget Wight

notes

From The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 1914.  Page 77.  "Lincolnshire origins of Exeter Settlers."

"Robert Wight had some connection with Alford, for he was a witness to Balthasar Willick's will therein 1598/9, and in 1613 he married there his second wife, Bridget White."

The Will of Robert Wight of Hareby, clerk, 1 October 1617. To be buried in the chancel of the church of Hareby. To eldest son Daniel Wight £20 at twenty-one years. To eldest daughter Sara Wight £10 at twenty-one years or at her marriage. To second daughter Elizabeth Wight £10 at twenty-one years or at her marriage. To second son Thomas Wight £10 at twenty-one years. To youngest son John Wight £10 at twentyone years. To the poor of Hareby. Residue to dearly beloved wife Bridget Wight, executrix. My worshipful and good friend Mr. Bryan of Bollingbroke, and Mr. Edmond Power, minister of the same town, to be supervisors. Witnesses: Rich. Wright, Nathaniell Lambert, Daniell Wight. Proved at Spilsby 24 April 1618. (Consistory of Lincoln, 1618, vol. 2, fo. 343.)


Mentioned in will of Robert White of Messing; she was unmarried at the time but married John Christmas Jr. soon after her father died.

It is unknown whether these Christmases are related to the Christmas family that emigrated to Virginia.

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Bridget Wight's Timeline

1594
August 18, 1594
Shalford, Essex, England
August 18, 1594
Shalford, Essex, England
August 18, 1594
Shalford, Essex, England
August 18, 1594
Shalford, Essex, England
August 18, 1594
Shalford, Essex, England
August 18, 1594
Shalford, Essex, England
August 18, 1594
Shalford, Essex, England
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August 18, 1594
Shalford, Essex, England
August 18, 1594
Shalford, Essex, England