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Thomas Spencer (bef. 1572 - bef. 1631)

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Thomas Spencer
Born before in Edworth, Bedfordshire, Englandmap
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Husband of — married about 1598 in Edworth, Bedfordshire, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died before in Stotfold, Bedfordshire, Englandmap
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Thomas Spencer, was baptised on 12 March 1571/2 at Edworth, Bedfordshire, the son of Michael Spencer and Elizabeth [1] He was buried at Stotfold, Bedfordshire on 13 June 1631, as "Thomas Spenser, gent."[2];

marriage not found. It would seem possible that the "Margaret Spenser, widow," who was buried at Stotfold 19 Dec 1635 was the widow of Thomas, but the Rev. Mr. Holding identifies her as the daughter of Thomas who had married a Spencer.[3]

Children:

i. Anthony, m. at Stotfold, 7 Feb 1632/3, Katherine Hills.[3]

ii. Gerard, bapt. at Stotfold, 20 Sept. 1601; m. there, 4 Aug 1628, Joan Hills, who was bur. at Stotfold, 12 Aug 1649.[3]

iii. Thomas, received by will of his uncle Richard lands near St. Albans, Herts.

iv. Richard, according to Mr. Holding was named in the will of his uncle Richard, but he does not appear in the detailed abstract given by Mr. Waters (supra); hence the existence of such a son in the family of Thomas remains to be verified.

v. Margaret, named as deceased in the will of her uncle Richard in 1646. According to Mr. Holding, she m. 22 Nov 1629, Simon Spencer, son of Thomas and ___ (Halliday) Spencer, of a different Spencer line; left two children, mentioned but not named in the will of Richard Spencer, of whom one was Anna, bapt. 20 Oct 1630. She may be the Margaret Spencer, widow, who was buried at Stotfold 19 Dec 1635, but the entry may conceivably probably pertain to her mother, whose given name is not known.There's a marriage in Bedford St Mary on 22 Oct 1629 between Simon Spencer and Margaret Syemds or Symonds. Did the Rev. get it wrong?

Sources

  1. The Parish Register of Edworth 1552-1812. Bedfordshire County Record office 1931 https://archive.org/details/bedfordshirepari02bedf/page/1
  2. The Parish Register of Stotfold 1558-1812. Bedfordshire County Record Office 1948. https://archive.org/details/bedfordshirepari38bedf/page/39
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "The Four Spencer Brothers - Their Ancestors and Descendants," Donald Lines Jacobus, M.A.

reference "The American Genealogist" vol. 27 pp 83-84


  • The Four Spencer Brothers - Their Ancestors and Descendants, Donald Lines Jacobus, M.A., The American Genealogist, 27 (April 1951) [1]


Merged WikiTree Files

  • WikiTree profile Spencer-2575 created through the import of Spencer Family Tree 4 2002.GED on Nov 28, 2011 by Chet Spencer.
  • This person was created through the import of Acrossthepond.ged on 21 February 2011.
  • This person was created through the import of grant2.ged on 07 February 2011.

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4. Thomas Spencer, baptized at Edworth, co. Bedford, 12 March 1571, buried at Stotfold, co. Bedford, 13 June 1631, as "Thomas Spenser, gent."; marriage not found. It would seem possible that the "Margaret Spenser, widow," who was buried at Stotfold 19 Dec 1635 was the widow of Thomas, but the Rev. Mr. Holding identifies her as the daughter of Thomas who had married a Spencer.

Children:

i. Anthony, m. at Stotfold, 7 Feb 1632/3, Katherine Hills. ii. Gerard, bapt. at Stotfold, 20 Sept. 1601; m. there, 4 Aug 1628, Joan Hills, who was bur. at Stotfold, 12 Aug 1649. Children, recorded at Stotfold: 1. Ann, bapt. 14 May 1629. 2. Elizabeth, bapt. 17 Jan 1630/1; bur. 7 Sept 1632. 3. Ursula, bapt. 18 Apr 1633. 4. Mary, bapt. 16 Sept 1635; m. 4 Oct 1659, William Wise. 5. Elizabeth, bapt. 21 July 1639; bur. 31 July 1639. 6. Sarah, bapt. 21 July 1639; bur. 31 July 1639. 7. Richard, bapt. 5 Nov 1643. 8. John, bapt. 4 Apr 1646. iii. Thomas, received by will of his uncle Richard lands near St. Albans, Herts. iv. Richard, according to Mr. Holding was named in the will of his uncle Richard, but he does not appear in the detailed abstract given by Mr. Waters (supra); hence the existence of such a son in the family of Thomas remains to be verified. v. Margaret, named as deceased in the will of her uncle Richard in 1646; according to Mr. Holding, she m. 22 Nov 1629, Simon Spencer, son of Thomas and ___ (Halliday) Spencer, of a different Spencer line; left two children, mentioned but not named in the will of Richard Spencer, of whom one was Anna, bapt. 20 Oct 1630. She may be the Margaret Spencer, widow, who was buried at Stotfold 19 Dec 1635, but the entry may conceivable pertain to her mother, whose given name is not known.

The Four Spencer Brothers - Their Ancestors and Descendants, Donald Lines Jacobus, M.A., The American Genealogist, 27 (April 1951)

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Spencer-6452 and Spencer-644 appear to represent the same person because: Obvious duplicate
posted by David Cooper
Spencer-6452 and Spencer-644 are not ready to be merged because: Further research is needed before merging. Would prefer more than just one matching name to prove that they are same person.
posted by Jack Wise
Spencer-6452 and Spencer-644 appear to represent the same person because: same father, merge proposed
posted by Robin Lee
PLEASE UN-LINK this Thomas Spencer, from showing his son as a Thomas Spencer, Jr. who m. Patience Chadbourne, as THAT Thomas (who m. Patience) has been Proven by DNA Not to be related to Thomas Sr, here on this page, who is of the 4 bros. line, Group 1 of the familytreeDNA Spencer testing, whereas Thomas who m. Miss Chadbourne is of Group 19, so not in any way connected. See FamilyTreeDNA's page of Spencer results at:

https://www.familytreedna.com/groups/spencer/about/results .... So please UN-link Thomas who m. Patience Chadbourne from THIS Thomas, as his son...he's not! Thanks!

posted by Anonymous Spencer
I wonder if this is the correct Thomas Spencer I am more inclined to believe this web site http://www.wescottfamily.com/ps09/ps09_443.html it seems to be based on written accounts of early new england
posted by Susan Lamond
Reference:

C 2/JasI/S34/55

Description:Short title: Spencer v Ford.

Plaintiffs: Thomas Spencer (overseer of the poor of Stotfold).

Defendants: William Ford, Richard Ford and William Allen.

Subject: annuity for charitable purposes issuing out of lands in Stotfold, Bedfordshire.

Document type: [pleadings].

UBP

Date:1603-1625

posted by Robert Spencer

Thomas is 19 degrees from Danielle Liard, 12 degrees from Jack London and 11 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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