Sir John Wright, of Tyndall Hall[1]

Male 1465 - 1541  (76 years)


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  • Name John Wright 
    Prefix Sir 
    Suffix of Tyndall Hall 
    Born 1465 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1541 
    Person ID I3603  32 Generations
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2005 

    Father Sir Thomas Wright, Lord of Kelvestone Hall,   b. 1422,   d. 1509  (Age 87 years) 
    Notes 
    • Sir THOMAS WRIGHT, Lord of Kelvestone Hall, Norfolk, England, given as the earliest known member of this line; died in 1509. From records of James Churchyard on the internet, a birth date of 1422 is given.

      SECOND GENERATION

      Children of Sir THOMAS WRIGHT:

      +1. Sir JOHN WRIGHT born about 1465 Manor Tyndall Norfolk EN; died 1541. Will dated 16 Aug 1540; proved at Canterbury 4 April 1541.

      THIRD GENERATION

      Children of Sir JOHN WRIGHT:

      1. Robert born about 1495; died 1578; married (1) Jane Russell; daughter of Sir Thomas Russell; married (2) Deinne/Dinah Jervis; daughter of Sir John Jervis.

      +2. NICHOLAS born about 1500 Tyndall Norfolk England; died before 1567 Outwell Norfolk England; married ANN BEAUPRE born about 1520; died after 1579; daughter of Sir Edmund Beaupre of Beaupre Hall, Manor of Outwell, or Wells, Norfolk, England and Marjorie Wyseman.

      3. Edmund born about 1505; married Katherine Beaupre; daughter of Sir Edmund Beaupre and Margery Wyseman.

      FOURTH GENERATION

      Children of NICHOLAS WRIGHT and ANN BEAUPRE:

      +1. NICHOLAS born about 1537 Norfolk England; died 2 Apr 1602; married (1) in St. Michael's Church, Barton Turf, Norfolk, England, 18 Feb 1559 ELLEN GYLBERT; died 10 Jan 1582; daughter of William Gylbert, vicar of Barton Turf parish and Ellen Furford; married (2) Margerie Alysander.

      2. John born Norfolk England .

      3. Elizabeth born about 1540 Norfolk England.

      4. William born about 1539 Norfolk England.

      FIFTH GENERATION

      Children of NICHOLAS WRIGHT and ELLEN GYLBERT:

      +1. NICHOLAS born 18 Feb 1559 Norfolk England; married 15 Nov 1582 (1) Margaret Jeffreys/Jeffers at Netishead, Barton Turf parish; married (2) at Church of Saints Peter and Paul, Wendling, Norfolk England 20 Sep 1594 MARGARET NELSON.

      2. William born about 1562; married Elizabeth Jeffers 15 Nov 1584.

      SIXTH GENERATION

      Children of NICHOLAS WRIGHT and MARGARET NELSON:
      Named in will of Anthony Wright dated 20 May 1673; ( + );

      +1. Peter born about 1595; died 1663 from drowning while on a trip to Virginia; married 1636 in Massachusetts ( + ) Alice May; she died as widow of ( + ) Richard Crabb 1685.

      2. Anthony born about 1600; died Oyster Bay NY 8 Sep 1680; unmarried. Left will dated 20 May 1673; proved 8 Dec 1680.

      +3. ( + ) NICHOLAS possibly born Norfolk England about 1609; died Nov 1682 Oyster Bay LI NY; married ( + ) ANN (unknown) died 1683 or 1685. Left will dated 10 Apr 1674; proved 13 Dec 1682. After staying briefly in Saugus, Massachusetts Bay Colony, they moved to Sandwich Plymouth Colony in 1637, where Nicholas was an associate of Edmund Freeman. In the spring of 1653, he joined the company of the Rev. William Leverich in sailing to Oyster Bay NY on board the sloop DESIRE. In May 1677 he was one of the 14 freeholders in Oyster Bay.

      SEVENTH GENERATION

      Children of Peter Wright and Alice May:
      Named in will of Alice May, wife of Peter Wright; dated 22 second month 1685; ( + );
      Named in administration papers estate of Peter; 12 Apr 1675; ( + + );
      Named in will of Anthony Wright dated 20 May 1673; ( + + + );

      1. Peter born 1651; died 28 Feb 1650/1.

      2. ( + ) ( + + ) ( + + + ) Gideon born July 1638; died 6 June 1685 Oyster Bay NY; married ( + + + ) Elizabeth Townsend born 1645; died 1698; daughter of John Townsend. He left will dated 14 May 1685.

      3. ( + ) ( + + + ) Job/Jacob born 1636; died 13 Sep 1706; married Rachel Townsend.

      4. William born 1640; died 1648.

      5. ( + ) ( + + + ) Mary born 1642; died 1688 NJ; married 1663 ( + ) ( + + + ) Samuel Andrews.

      6. ( + + ) Hannah born 1646; died 1675.

      7. Sara born 11 Feb 1647/8; married about 1666 Edmund Wright born 1640; died 1703; son of Nicholas Wright and Ann (unknown).

      8. Mordecay born 1649; died 1650.

      9. ( + ) ( + + + ) Adam born 20 Mar 1649; died 1698; married ( + + + ) Mary Dennis.

      10. ( + decd) ( + + + ) Elizabeth born 1653; died before 1677; married ( + ) ( + + + ) James Townsend.

      11. ( + ) ( + + + ) Lydia born 1655; died before 1707; married 1684 ( + ) Isaac Horner.

      Children of NICHOLAS WRIGHT and ANN (Unknown):
      Named in will of Nicholas dated 10 Apr 1674; ( + );
      Named in will of Anthony Wright dated 20 May 1673; ( + + );

      +1. ( + ) Edmund born 1640; died 1703; married about 1666 Sara Wright born 11 Feb 1647/8; daughter of Peter Wright and Alice May.

      +2. ( + ) ( + + ) John born 1636; died Oyster Bay LI NY; married Mary Townsend; daughter of Henry Townsend and Anna Cole.

      +3. ( + ) ( + + ) Caleb born 1645; married Elizabeth (unknown).

      4. ( + + ) REBECCA born 1644; died before 1719; married (1) Eleazer Leverich; married (2) 1672 WILLIAM FROST died 19 Nov 1719. She divorced Eleazer Leverich because of his impotency after 7 and 1/2 years of marriage.

      5. ( + + ) Sarah married Josiah Latting born 20 Feb 1648 Concord MA; died 1720; son of Richard Latting and Christiana (unknown).

      6. Deborah married Nathaniel Coles.

      7. Mary.

      8. Martha.

      9. Tamor.

      10. Mercy born 4 June 1651; died 21 Oct 1708; married 1 Jan 1670 Robert Coles born 1630 Musketo Cove LI NY; died 16 Apr 1715 Oyster Bay LI NY.

      EIGHTH GENERATION

      Children of Edmund Wright and Sara Wright:

      1. Nicholas.

      2. Caleb.

      +3. Edmond married Sarah Townsend.

      4. Daniel.

      5. Eliphal.

      6. Jacob.

      Children of John Wright and Mary Townsend:

      1. Mary married (1) 1706 Jacob Underhill born 16 Oct 1689; died 4 Aug 1708; son of John Underhill and Mary Prior; married (2) Richard Latting.

      2. Roseanna born about 1670 married (1) 1691 Nathaniel Coles born 24 Aug 1668 RI; died before 1691 Oyster Bay; married (2) John Townsend died 1709; married (3) Samuel Birdsall.

      3. Eliphal born after 1670; married (1) Henry Townsend died 1709; married (2) Daniel Wright.

      Children of Caleb Wright and Elizabeth (unknown):

      +1. William born 8 Dec 1680 Oyster Bay LI NY; died 1759; married Elizabeth Rhodes; daughter of William Rhodes and Esther (unknown).

      2. Elisabeth married Joseph Cole.

      3. Penelope married David Reynolds of CT.

      NINTH GENERATION

      Children of Edmond Wright and Sarah Townsend:

      1. Nicholas.

      2. Daniel.

      3. Jotham born 1708; died 1777; married Tabitha Sammis.

      4. Thomas married Sarah Cooper.

      5. Edmond.

      6. Jacob.

      7. Zervia married 1736 John Wright; son of William Wright and Elisabeth (unknown).

      Children of William Wright and Elizabeth Rhodes:
      Named in will of Caleb dated 9 Oct 1752; ( + );

      1. ( + ) John born 1701; married 1736 Zervia Wright; daughter of Edmond.

      2. Caleb married ( + ) Freelove Coles; daughter of Wright Coles; son of Nathaniel Coles and Rose (unknown). He left will dated 9 Oct 1752.

      4. ( + ) Mary married Joseph Cooper.

      5. ( + ) Sarah married 1738 John Townsend; son of John Townsend and Esther (unknown).

      Updated 27 Sep 1999
    Family ID F2968  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Nicholas Wright, I,   b. Abt 1500, Brent, Bradfield, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1578, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F2965  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 


    • Sir JOHN WRIGHT born about 1465 Manor Tyndall Norfolk EN; died 1541. Will dated 16 Aug 1540; proved at Canterbury 4 April 1541

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] Imported GEDCOM file.