GREGORY ANNEX

 

Persis (Gregory) Crofut Pedigree

(Start at generation 3, below.)

 

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Special thanks to Sandra Alice (Degnan) Seaman (Para. 4.C.1.k.(2.(a.(1)(a) of the Alexander Patterson Biles page) for her extensive research and documentation, which was used in compiling the information in this annex:

 

 

Origin of the surname “Gregory:”

 

 

Generation

 

12 

 

11  Adam Gregory

 

1.  Biographical notes:

 

2.  Wife: (?) Ormeston

 

3.  Children:

 

a. William Gregory: See generation 10, below.

 

10  William Gregory

 

1.  Biographical notes:

 

2.  Wife: Dorothy Parr

 

Daughter of Hugh and Constance (Tildesley) Parr. 

 

3.  Children:

 

a. Son.

 

b. Hugh Gregory: See generation 9, below.

 

9   Hugh Gregory

 

1.  Biographical notes:

 

Born between 1490 and 1495.

 

2.  Wife: Mary (?)

 

3.  Children:

 

a. William/Thomas Gregory: See generation 8, below.

 

8   William/Thomas Gregory

 

1.  Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1520.  Employed as a farmer and grazier at Broughton Sulney, Nottingham County, England.

 

2.  Wife: Dorothy Beeston

 

Daughter of George Beeston.

 

3.  Children:

 

a. John Gregory: See generation 7, below.

 

7   John Gregory

 

1.  Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1550 in England.  Died after 1617.  Resided for a time at Broughton Sulney, Nottinghamshire, England.

 

2.  Wife: Alice (?)

 

Interred 3 December 1617 at Broughton Sulney, Nottinghamshire, England.  Daughter of George Beeston.

 

3.  Children:

 

a. William Gregory.

 

b. Henry Gregory: See generation 6, below.

 

c. Elizabeth Gregory: Married Michael Smaley.

 

d. Winifred Gregory.

 

6   Henry Gregory

 

1.  Biographical notes:

 

Born between 1580 and 1590 in Nottinghamshire (probably), England.  Died 1655 at Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut.  Was employed as a shoemaker.  Emigrated to America with his wife and surviving children about 1636 and resided for several years at Springfield, Massachusetts.  Moved to Stratford, Connecticut.

 

2.  Wife: (?)

 

Born .  Died at Springfield, Massachusetts.

 

3.  Children:

 

a. Daughter: Died after 18 June 1650.  Married (?) Perry.

 

b. John Gregory: See generation 5, below.

 

c. Daughter: Married William Crooker.

 

d. Judah Gregory: Born about 1620 in England.  Died before 4 September 1649.  Married Sarah Burt and had the following children:

 

(1. Samuel Gregory: Born about 1645.  Died before June 1702.  Married Rebecca Wheeler (b. about 1652, d. after 18 Jun 1702).

 

(2. Sarah Gregory: Born about 1647.  Married Henry Summers.

 

e. Elizabeth Gregory: Died 24 January 1680/81.  Married Richard Webb (d. 1 Jan 1655) and had the following daughter:

 

(1. Sarah Webb: Born 1664.  Married John Marshall (b. 1646, d. 1712).

 

5   John Gregory

 

1.  Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1585 at Nottingham, Nottingham County, England.  Died 1689 at Fairfield County, Connecticut.  Was employed as a shoemaker.

 

2.  Wife: Sarah Saint John

 

Born 1614 in Nottingham County, England.

 

3.  Children:

 

a. John Gregory: Born about 1636.  Married Elizabeth Moulthrop (b. 1638, d. 1642).

 

b. Jachin Gregory: Born about 1640.  Died before 22 February 1697/98.  Married Mary (?).

 

c. Judah Gregory: See generation 4, below.

 

d. Joseph Gregory: Born 26 July 1646 at New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut.

 

e. Thomas Gregory: Born 19 March 1648 at New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut.  Died 1693.  Married Elizabeth Pardee (b. 10 Jun 1660).

 

f. Phoebe Gregory: Born about 1650.  Married John Benedict (d. after 1727).

 

g. Sarah Gregory: Born 3 December 1652.  Married James Benedict (b. 6 Feb 1649/50, d. after Aug 1717).

 

4   Judah Gregory

 

1.  Biographical notes:

 

Born between 1642 and 1644 at Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut.  Died between 1730 and 1733 at Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut.  Interred Danbury.

 

2.  Wife: Hannah Hoyt

 

Born about 1649 at Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut, daughter of Walter (b. 9 Jun 1616 at Upway, Dorchester, England)and Elizabeth (Saint John) (Senshon) Hoyt (b. 6 Nov 1631 at St Botolple, Bishop Gate, London, England).  Hannah died at Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut.  Married (1st) Judah Gregory on 20 October 1664 at Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut.

 

Walter Hoyt was the son of Simon (b. 20 Jan 1590 at Upway, Dorsetshire, England) and Susanna (Smith) Hoyt (b. about 1615 at Of Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut).

 

Hannah married (2nd) Samuel Finch about 1670 at Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut.

 

3.  Children:

 

a. Hannah Gregory: Born 24 September 1665 at Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut.

 

b. John Gregory: Born 17 March 1668 at Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut.

 

c. Percy Gregory #1: Born 11 February 1671 at Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut.

 

d. Persis Percy Gregory #2: See generation 3, below.

 

e. Joseph Gregory: Born 16 July 1674 at Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut.

 

f. Lydia “Liddie” Gregory: Born 9 January 1677 at Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut.

 

g. Josiah Gregory: Born 13 July 1679 at Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut.

 

h. Benjamin Gregory: Born 26 March 1682 at Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut.

 

3   Persis Percy Gregory:

 

Born 22 February 1671 at Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut.  Died 1724.  Married, James Crofut, generation 3 of the Crofut Annex.

 

 

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