Frances Stebbins (Tough)

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Frances Stebbins (Tough)

Birthplace: Borough-on-the-Hill, Leicestershire, England, (Present UK)
Death: Died in Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony, (Present USA)
Cause of death: Death date represents date of property inventory.
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Ralph Tough and Susan Tough
Wife of Sampson Chester; Thomas Washington Smith and Deacon Edward Stebbins
Mother of Margaret Chester; Joanna Chester; John Chester; Abigail Chester; Miss Stebbins and 4 others
Sister of Joane Tough

Managed by: Richard Frank Henry
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About Frances Stebbins (Tough)

Biographical Summary:

"...Frances Tough (c. 1595-97 -- 1673) was born ca 1595-97 at Burrough-on-the-Hill , Leicestershire, England. She was the daughter of Ralph Tough of that place...."

"...She died at Hartford between 16 November 1673 (date of will) and 23 December 1673 (date of inventory). In her will she called herself "aged and weak of body." (This will is transcribed in the Stebbins genealogy.) Their two children were Mary and Elizabeth..."

"...Frances married (1) Sampson Chester, on 26 November 1617 at the Church of St. Anne's, Blackfrirs, London They had were four children..."

She married (2) Thomas Smith, on 25 February 1627/8 at Bermondsey near London. He died before early 1629..."

She married (3) Edward Stebbins, about 1629 probably in England. Children:

  1. Daughter Elizabeth Stebbins married Thomas Cadwell.
  2. Daughter Mary Stebbins married Walter Gaylor..."

SOURCE: Four American ancestries: White, Griggs, Cowles, Judd. Volume 1; By Peter H. Judd. p 807-808.

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Frances Stebbins (Tough)'s Timeline

Borough-on-the-Hill, Leicestershire, England, (Present UK)
Age 30
Baintree, Essex, , England
Age 32
Braintree, Essex, Engl, England
Age 33
Probably England
Age 34
Braintree, Essex, England, (Present UK)
Age 40
Hartford, Hartford, Conn.
December 23, 1673
Age 78
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony, (Present USA)