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Margaret (Wills) Cosford (1545 - 1615)

Margaret Cosford formerly Wills aka Willis, Wills
Born in Watford, Northamptonshire, , Englandmap
Daughter of and [mother unknown]
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Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died at about age 70 in Watford, Northamptonshire, , Englandmap
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George Cosford married a woman named Margaret, mentioned in his will. He also mentions in his will "John Wills my brother" so the maiden name of Margaret might be Wills or Willis. Margaret Cosford was buried at Watford, 18 Nov 1615.[1]

Children baptized at Watford[1]

Child: Henry Cosford b. c 1568; bur. Warford 7 Apr 1607. Henry, the eldest son, was named executor of his father's will, but then predeceased his father.
Child: John Cosford bapt. 9 June 1571; living 16 April 1620; had children bapt in Watford
Child: Alice Cosford bpt 10 May 1573; m. Thomas Rogers
Child: William Cosford bpt 4 Feb 1574/5; living 9 Apr 1601. n.f.r.
Child: Clemence Cosford was bpt. 3 Jun 1576; living 9 Apr 1601. n.f.r.
Child: Gifford Cosford was bpt 10 June 1581; living 9 Apr 1601. n.f.r.
Child: Elizabeth Cosford No baptism found; living 9 Apr 1601. n.f.r.
Child: Mary Cosford No baptism found; married 25 Nov 1609 John Ashby


  1. 1.0 1.1 Stott, Clifford L. "English Ancestry of the Pilgrim Thomas Rogers and His Wife Alice (Cosford) Rogers," The Genealogist: Volume: 10, No. 2, (1989) free at

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Her surname "Wills" is not proven. Please change her Last Name at Birth to Unknown

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