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Geoffrey Fiske (abt. 1552 - bef. 1629)

Geoffrey Fiske
Born about in Laxfield, Suffolk, Englandmap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died before before about age 77 in Great Bentley, Essex, Englandmap
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Geoffrey was the son of Robert and Sybil Gold Fiske; he was born about 1552. He married Mary Cooke and they had at least ten children together who were born at South Elmham Saint James between 1586 and 1602.[1]


  • Samuel b ca 1586
  • Nathaniel b ca 1588; buried at St. James 13 Sept 1601.
  • Mary b ca 1590; m (1) ____ Brame; m. (2) John More of Wissett
  • Nathan (emigrated to New England) b ca 1592
  • Clara bp 10 Mar 1593/4; prob. died young
  • Lydia b ca 1595; d.s.p
  • Anne bp Oct 1596; m. William Bird
  • Elizabeth bp 22 Apr 1599; d.s.p. ; m. _____ Pygott
  • David (emigrated to New England) b ca 1601; m Sarah Smith
  • Martha (emigrated to New England) bp 9 Sep 1602; m. Martin Underwood


Geoffrey's will was written on May 11, 1629 and proved at Colchester on July 23, 1629. David Fiske of Weeley, Essex, probably a son, and Martin Underwood, son-in-law, were executors. He did not dispose of land in the will, as he probably divided his property at South Elmham when he went to moved to Great Bentley, probably to live with the Underwoods.[1]

The Will of Jeffery Fiske "in the towne" of Great Bently [Great Bentley], co. Essex, yeoman, dated 11 May 1629. My soul to the Almighty God. To Samuel Fisk, my eldest son, living in Waybred [Weybread], co. Suffolk, my best suit of apparel. To Elizabeth Fisk, daughter of the said Samuel Fisk, 5s., to be paid at the end of her apprenticeship. I appoint David Fisk of Weley [Weeley, co. Essex] and Martine Underwood of Bentley executors, giving to them whatsoever remains at Bently, they paying all funeral expenses. [Signed] Jeffery Fysk. [Witnesses:] John Locke, the mark of Helen Hayes. Proved at Colchester 23 July 1629. (Archdeaconry of Colchester [Somerset House, London], original will, No. 8.)


  1. 1.0 1.1 Moriarty, G. Andrews. "Genealogical Research in England. The Fiske Family. "New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 88, 1934. Page 268. (Online database:, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2018.)

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