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Re: Parents of Elizabeth Purefoy?
« Reply #9 on: Sunday 13 May 18 22:48 BST (UK) »
I think the will for Ann Bent now Freeman maybe the one online dated 1707 year range 1709,  as she names the Perkins family

Sister  Ann Greenwood widow and to her daughter ELizabeth

Plenty of Cosins and Thomas Perkins of Kilby

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Warren, Northampton, Leicester
Moore, Leicestershire
Hunt, Leicestershire
Kirkman, Leicestershire
Hurst, Leicester, Stowmarket
Kendrick, Leicestershire
Eld, Leicestershire
Essex Edey/Eady Elsden/Elsdon

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Re: Parents of Elizabeth Purefoy?
« Reply #10 on: Sunday 13 May 18 23:25 BST (UK) »
The other surname of note there seems to be Cracroft looking at the registers but I still can't quite connect it all up enough!
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Ward, Newark (Nottingham), Leicester, Scarborough
Warren, Northampton, Leicester
Moore, Leicestershire
Hunt, Leicestershire
Kirkman, Leicestershire
Hurst, Leicester, Stowmarket
Kendrick, Leicestershire
Eld, Leicestershire
Essex Edey/Eady Elsden/Elsdon

Census Transcriptions are Crown Copyright from National Archives

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Re: Parents of Elizabeth Purefoy?
« Reply #11 on: Thursday 31 May 18 17:06 BST (UK) »
Just going back over this.
Yes It's hard to piece this especially as people are calling others their cousins but I think they might be cousins through marriage and not blood.

I'm starting to think that William Bent brother in law Andrew is actually the husband of his sister Ann or some other connection and not of his wife as I can see no marriage anywhere for a William Bent to a Freeman. Only marriage is the William to Elizabeth Purefoy.
The only problem is his sister Ann would be in her 50s so this cant be her and there is no William baptised to the Richard Bent who is baptising in Cosby in the 1620s
William and Elizabeth have a son called Francis Bent bapt 1623 Cosby, But a Francis Bent is also baptised in Cosby 1627 son of a Richard Bent.
A Francis Bent marries an Ann Perkins in Willouhby Waterless 1656 and is listed 'Of Cosby'

An Ann Bent is also baptised to Richard 1628 so I'm thinking that this is the Ann who married Andrew Freeman and the Perkins cousins she mentions are through her brother Francis.

So I'm not really sure why this William calls Andrew Freeman his brother in law when i can find nothing linking William at the least it looks like William was a cousin to Ann who married Andrew???
Or this Will for William Bent 1679 isnt for my William who was born 1597?
Gentry & Wealthy Yeoman Families -
Dudley of Cosby/Odstone
Bent of Cosby
Swynfen of Sutton Cheney
Cotes of Aylestone/Withington/Norbury/Woodcote
Halford of Wistow
Cotton of Dadlington/Laughton
Elkington of Wistow/Newton Harcourt/Shawell
Barnard of Abington
Billings of Rolleston/Cottingham