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Susanna Cogswell (Hawkes)

Also Known As: "susannah"
Birthplace: Charlestown, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Death: before August 5, 1696
Ipswich, Essex County, Province of Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Adam Hawkes; Adam Hawkes; Ann Hutchinson and Ann Hawkes
Wife of William Cogswell and William Cogswell
Mother of Susanna White; Elizabeth Wade; Hester Bishop; Anna Cogswell; Susannah White and 8 others
Sister of John Hawkes; Adam Hawkes; Moses Hawkes; Benjamin Hawkes and Thomas Hawkes
Half sister of Samuel Hutchinson; Elizabeth Hutchinson Hart, Salem Witch Trials; Edward Hutchinson; Thomas Hutchinson, Jr.; Francis Hutchinson and 1 other

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About Susanna Cogswell

. Susannah Hawkes. Born on 13 Aug 1633 in Charlestown, MA. Susannah died bef 5 Aug 1696 in Ipswich, MA.

ca 1649 Susannah married William Cogswell, son of John Cogswell (ca 1592-29 Nov 1669) & Elizabeth Thompson (-2 Jun 1676). Born ca 1618 in Westbury Leigh, Wiltshire. William was baptized in Westbury Leigh, Wiltshire, in Mar 1618/9. William died on 15 Dec 1700 in Ipswich, MA.

Their ten children include:

i. Edmund Cogswell (-15 May 1680)

ii. Hester Cogswell (-aft 17 Jan 1703/4)

iii. Elizabeth Cogswell (ca 1650-28 Dec 1726)

iv. Susannah Cogswell (Twin) (5 Jan 1656/7-)

v. Ann Cogswell (Twin) (5 Jan 1656/7-)

vi. William Cogswell (4 Dec 1659-14 Apr 1708)

vii. Jonathan Cogswell (26 Apr 1661-14 Jul 1717)

viii. John Cogswell (12 May 1665-13 Mar 1710)

ix. Adam Cogswell (12 Jan 1666/7-8 Feb 1748/9)

x. Sarah Cogswell (3 Feb 1667/8-Feb 1741/2)

Source: Pane-Joyce Genealogy

Susanna's parents were Adam Hawkes & Anne (Brown) Hutchinson. Susanna had a twin brother, John.

The descendants of William and Elizabeth Tuttle, who came from old to New England in 1635, and settled in New Haven in 1639, with numerous biographical notes and sketches : also, some account of the descendants of John Tuttle, of Ipswich; and Henry Tuthill, of Hingham, Mass. (1883)

  • A fellow passendger in the "Angel Gabriel" with John Tuttle of Dover was John Cogswell "of Chebasco." He had been a merchant in London. He lost considerable property in the wreck. After living ashore some time in a tent he embarked, a passenger, in a vessel commanded by Capt. Galleys, and took up his abode in Ipswich. He had an unusually large grant of land, 300 acres at Chebasco the next Oct., when there were only two families residing in that parish. He was a wealthy and prominent inhabitant of Ipswich. He d. Nov. 29, 1669, a. about 58. His wife, Elizabeth, d. June 2, 1676; chil.

I. William, b. 1621; dea. at Ipswich, and d. thr. Dec. 15, 1700, a. 81; m. Susanna __. As an evidence of his standing, the historian of Ipswich says that after his d. his wid. sat in the meeting with the minister's wife. His s. John was f. of Nathaniel, f. of Col. Amos, f. of Francis, who d. 1881, in his 91st year. A sis. of Francis, was mo. of Hon. John Wentworth of Chicago, Author of the Wentworth Genealogy.

II. John, b. 1623; d. 1653, leaving 3 chil.

III. Edward.

IV. Mary, "perhaps," says Savage, "that maid servant of Gov. Bellingham that joined the Boston chh., Aug. 29, 1677;" m. Godrey Armitage of Boston.

V. Hannah, m. Cornelius Waldo, who moved to Chelmsford, Mass. 1657, and was deacon there. All lived at Ipswich.

VI. Abigail, m. Thomas Clark.

VII. Sarah, m. Simon Tuttle.

VIII. Elizabeth, m. 1657, John Paine.

Besides the above chil. of John Cogswell, the Rev. E. O. Jamieson, genealogist of the Cogswell family, says there was an elder dau. who m. and lived in London.

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Susanna Cogswell's Timeline

August 13, 1633
Charlestown, Massachusetts Bay Colony
November 24, 1633
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
Age 15
Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
August 24, 1655
Age 22
Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts
January 5, 1657
Age 23
Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
January 5, 1657
Age 23
Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts
December 21, 1657
Age 24
Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Age 24
Massachusetts, United States
December 4, 1659
Age 26
Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony