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Hester Wright (Cooke)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Plymouth, Plymouth Colony
Death: Died in Plymouth, Plymouth Colony
Place of Burial: Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Francis Cooke, "Mayflower" Passenger and Hester "Walloon" Cooke
Wife of Richard Wright, of the Plymouth Colony
Mother of Adam Wright; John Wright; Esther Tinkham; Isaac Wright; Samuel Wright and 1 other
Sister of John Cooke, "Mayflower" Passenger; Child Cooke; Jane Mitchell; Elizabeth Cooke; Jacob Cooke and 2 others
Half sister of John Cooke

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About Hester Wright

vi HESTER, b. say 1620; m. Plymouth in 1644 Richard Wright [ PCR 2:79; see also TAG 59:165-70].

Hester Cooke was born bef bef Apr 1621 probably in Leyden, Holland and died in prob. Plymouth, Plymouth Co., MA, bef 21 May 1669; she was 41. She emigrated to Plymouth Colony on the ship Anne which arrived in Plymouth Colony in July 1623.

Parents: Francis Cooke, "Mayflower" Passenger. He was born probably in England about 1582 and died in 1633 in Plymouth Colony; and Hester Mahieu, born between betw 1582 and 1588.

Married:

  1. On 21 Nov 1644 when Hester was 17, she married Richard Wright, in Plymouth, Plymouth Co., MA. Born ca 1608 in of Braintree, Norfolk Co., MA. Richard died in Plymouth, Plymouth Co., MA, on 9 Jun 1691; he was 83.

They had the following children:

  1. Adam (ca1645-1724). He married, 1st Sarah3 Soule (John2, George1); married, 2d, Mehitable Barrows.
  2. Esther (1649-1717). She married Ephraim Tinkham3 (Mary2 Brown, Peter1).
  3. Isaac. Born on 26 Aug 1652 in Plymouth, Plymouth Co., MA. Isaac died bef 7 Jun 1676; he was 23 and died without issue.
  4. Mary (ca1654->1711). She married----Price. (Hugh)
  5. John. Born bef 1656 in Plymouth, Plymouth Co., MA. John died bef 7 Jun 1676; he was 20 and died without issue.
  6. Samuel. Born in Plymouth, Plymouth Co., MA. Samuel died bef 7 Jun 1676 and died without issue.

Notes

  • Religion: Separatist.

Links

From the Find A Grave page for Hester Cooke Wright:

Hester was a daughter of Francis Cooke & Hester Mahieu.

She was married on 21 Nov 1644 at Plymouth, Massachusetts to Richard Wright.

They had:

  1. Adam
  2. Esther
  3. Isaac
  4. John
  5. Mary
  6. Samuel

Family links:

  • Parents:
  • Francis Cooke (1583 - 1663)
  • Hester Mahieu Cooke (1582 - 1666)

Children:

  1. Adam Wright (1645 - 1724)
  2. Esther Wright Tinkham (1652 - 1717)
  3. Isaac Wright (1652 - 1676)
  4. John Wright (1656 - 1675)
  5. Samuel Wright (1661 - 1679)
  6. Mary Wright (1667 - 1748)

Spouse:

  • Richard Wright (1619 - 1691)*

Burial: Burial Hill, Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA

  • Plot: no gravestone

Created by: Tim & Grace

See also:

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Hester Wright's Timeline

1620
1620
Plymouth, Plymouth Colony
1620
Leiden, South Holland, Netherlands
1620
Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
1620
Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
1645
1645
Age 25
Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
1647
1647
Age 27
Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
1649
January 6, 1649
Age 29
Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
1652
August 26, 1652
Age 32
Plymouth, Plymouth, MA
1654
1654
Age 34
Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States