Author Topic: BURROUGH(S)/BURROWS of Suffolk  (Read 6103 times)

Offline kevin_harare

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« on: Tuesday 12 December 06 13:26 GMT (UK) »
There is some discussion that our family is linked to the Burroughs family originally from Wickhambrook and Pettaugh, Suffolk in the 1500 & 1600s, based on a genteic DNA result.  The key figure is a Rev George Burroughs who was hanged in the Salem witch trial in the USA (later exonerated I might add!!).  I would be very keen to make contact with anyone who is descended from siblings or relatives of the following people. I'm only missing about 6 or 7 generations to connect with my family from Mattishall Burgh in Norfolk!!!!!!
Gen 1: William Burroughs, gentleman, born abt 1500, will proved 26 June 1597
Gen 2: Thomas Burroughs, Esq  born about 1531, Wickhambrook, Suffolk, Died 19 June 1597 Wickhambrook.
1st wife: Elizabeth Burrell : B abt 1535 Dullingham, Cambs
2nd wife: Bridget Higham born about 1531, Higham, Suffolk, Died 19 June 1597

1st wife
Gen 3: unknown male B abt 1563 Wickenhambrook
Gen 3: Elizabeth Burrough B abt 1559 Wickenhambrook married John sadler
Gen 3: Charles Burrough B: abt 1561 Wickhambrook married 1st wife: Elizabeth Sayer  B: abt 1565 Wickhambrook 2nd wife: Mary Debenham B: abt 1561 Denston, Suffolk

2nd wife
Gen 3: Susan Burrough, born abt 1567, Wickenhambrook, Suffolk married to John Pound born abt 1565 Wickhambrook
Gen 3: Thomas Burrough, christened 25/04/1576 Wickenham, Suffolk, married Elizabeth Hamon
Gen 3: William Burrough, born 15/03/1565, Wickenham, Suffolk, died 25/05/1609, married Elizabeth Woodhall B: 1569 Saffron Walden, Essex
Gen 3: George Burrough, born abt 26 Oct 1579, Wickhambrook or Pettaugh, Suffolk. Died 21 Feb 1652/53, Pettaugh, Suffolk (LLB, Rector Pettaugh & Gosbeck)
wife: Frances Sparrow born about 1583 Wickhambrook, Suffolk, married abt 1610

Gen 4: from George and Francis:
William Burrough, born abt 1610, Wickenhambrook, Suffolk. Died 1663/1689
Thomas Burrough, born abt 1614 Isle of Wight
Frances Burrough, born abt 1616/1663, Pettaugh, Suffolk. Died 08 Sep1678, unmarried
Charles Burrough, born abt 1612 Ipswich, Suffolk.  Died 04/05/1690 Ipswich, Suffolk aged 78
Nathaniel Burrough / Burrowe  born abt 1618, Pettaugh, Suffolk  Died 23 Mar 1682 Limehouse, Middlesex, England apprenticed to Jermyn Pynde of Haberdashers Co of London 22 Aug 1634, wife: Rebbecca Style born abt 1622 Virginia, USA married abt 1649

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« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 03 January 23 00:25 GMT (UK) »
Hello Kevin,
My name is David. I have a family with the Burroughs surname. My 11th great grandfather's name is Thomas Burrough. He was born in 1531 at Wickhambrook, England, and he died on June 19, 1597 at the same place. He was married to Bridget Higham, daughter of Thomas Heigham and Phyllis Waldegrave. Thomas Burrough and Bridget Higham were married around 1564 in Wickhambrook, England. From this marriage is a George Burroughs who married Francis Sparrow. They are my 10th great-grandparents.  Thomas Burrough's parents are William Burroughs and Sarah Power.
I would like very much to share information with you.

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« Reply #2 on: Friday 07 July 23 14:19 BST (UK) »
Hi David and Kevin. Thomas Burrough of Wickhambrook is my 10th great grandfather  :) His direct lineal descendant Captain Thomas Francis Burrough is my great, great grandfather who was killed in Belgium in WWI.

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« Reply #3 on: Saturday 08 July 23 03:32 BST (UK) »
Hello AngMM and david594618 and welcome to RootsChat.

Unfortunately kevin_harare has not been on line here since 2006. If he still has the same email address he will receive notification of your posts. Hopefully David will receive notification of your post AngMM, and you can compare notes about your BURROUGH families.