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Jane (Lawrence) Giddings (bef. 1614 - 1680)

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Jane Giddings formerly Lawrence
Born before in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, Englandmap
Wife of — married [location unknown]
Died in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, USAmap
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Categories: St Albans, Hertfordshire | Ipswich, Massachusetts | Questionable Gateway Ancestors | Puritan Great Migration.

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Father Thomas Lawrence[1] b. 2 Feb 1589

Mother Joan Antrobus b. 25 Jun 1592, d. a 29 Jan 1661

Jane Lawrence was christened on 18 December 1614 at St. Albans Abbey, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England.

She married George Giddings, son of John Giddings and Joan Purrier, on 20 February 1634 at St. Peter's Church, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England.

Jane Lawrence died on 2 March 1680 at Ipswich, Essex, MA, at age 65.[2]


  • George Giddings b. 24 Sep 1609, d. 1 Jun 1676


  • John Giddings b. 1639, d. 3 Mar 1691
  • James Giddings b. c 1641, d. 1720


  1. Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. III, p. 550.
  2. Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. III, p. 551.

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On November 21, 2015 at 10:12GMT Liz Shifflett wrote:

Hi! I changed Jane from the Gateway Ancestors category to the Questionable category, since the WikiTree connections to Magna Carta surety barons were lost when the incorrect parents of her grandfather John were disconnected (see this G2G post). Richardson shows Thomas' parents as John and Elizabeth (Bull) Lawrence. She has royal ancestors, but no MCSBs as lineal ancestors that I can find. Richardson does not name John's parents. Cheers, Liz

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