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Joan Lord (Bird)

Also Known As: "Jeane Bird", "Joane (Byrd) Lorde", "Bird;Byrde/"
Birthplace: Everdon, Northamptonshire, England
Death: Died in Towcester, North Hamptonshire, England
Place of Burial: Towcester, Northampton, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Robert Bird, (Northampton) and Alice Bird
Wife of Richard Lord
Mother of Elizabeth Morris; Thomas Lord; Ellen Marriot and Alice Morris

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About Joan Lord

Richard and Joan Lord had four children: "Elizabeth, born about 1583, Thomas, born about 1585, Ellen born about 1587 and Alice born about 1590 and married Richard Morris on May 20, 1611." It was assumed a few years ago that they were all born in Towcester, yet the registers for that village did not record them.

The Towcester registers do record, however, that Richard Lord married "Joane" [last name not given], in that village in 1582. According to these records, this same "Joan," wife of "Richard Lorde," was buried at Towcester on September 22nd, 1610. Her husband, "Richard Lorde, yeoman" died and was buried less than a month later, October 16th, 1610. Earlier that year - on May 30th, 1610 - "Richard Lorde of Towcester, co. Northampton, husbandman" wrote his last Will. He expressed a desire to be buried in the churchyard in the village, and mentioned his daughter "Elizabeth," his wife "Joane," and his son "Thomas." This proves he is the same Richard Lord who is father to Thomas Lord, later of Connecticut, who just over four months later, married Dorothy Bird, whose seal we have been examining in Hartford.


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Joan Lord's Timeline

Towcester, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom
March 7, 1561
Everdon, Northamptonshire, England
March 7, 1561
Everdon, Northamptonshire, England
Age 21
Towcester, , Northampton, England
Age 23
Towchester, Northamptonshire, England
Age 27
Towcester, Northampton, UK
Age 29
Towcester, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom
September 21, 1610
Age 49
Towcester, North Hamptonshire, England
September 22, 1610
Age 49
Towcester, Northampton, England