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John BRIGHTRIDGE (1570 - 1623)
Husbandman
Elizabeth DELVE Margery VERRALL Suzanna WITHERIS John BRIGHTRIDGE Richard BRIGHTRIDGE Elisabeth BRIGHTRIDGE Pricilla BRIGHTRIDGE joan BRIGHTRIDGE Thomas BRIGHTRIDGE Jeremy BRIGHTRIDGE Susan BRIGHTRIDGE Martha BRIGHTRIDGE
John BRIGHTRIDGE
b. 1570
m. (1) 05 Nov 1594 Elizabeth DELVE at Herstmonceux, Sussex, England
m. (2) 28 Apr 1616 Margery VERRALL ( - 1617) at Herstmonceux, Sussex, England
m. (3) 16 Aug 1621 Suzanna WITHERIS at Herstmonceux, Sussex, England
d. 14 Mar 1623 aged 53
Events in John BRIGHTRIDGE (1570 - 1623)'s life
Date Age Event Place Notes Src
1570 John BRIGHTRIDGE was born
05 Nov 1594 24 Married Elizabeth DELVE Herstmonceux, Sussex, England Note 1 51
1595 25 Birth of son John BRIGHTRIDGE Herstmonceux, Sussex, England 51
1597 27 Birth of son Richard BRIGHTRIDGE Herstmonceux, Sussex, England 51
1599 29 Birth of daughter Elisabeth BRIGHTRIDGE
1600 30 Birth of daughter Pricilla BRIGHTRIDGE
1602 32 Birth of daughter joan BRIGHTRIDGE
1605 35 Birth of son Thomas BRIGHTRIDGE
28 Apr 1616 46 Married Margery VERRALL Herstmonceux, Sussex, England 51, 64, 122
1617 47 Death of wife Margery VERRALL Herstmonceux, Sussex, England 51
16 Mar 1617 47 Birth of daughter Jeremy BRIGHTRIDGE Hertsmonceux, Sussex, England 52
16 Aug 1621 51 Married Suzanna WITHERIS Herstmonceux, Sussex, England 51, 64
04 Aug 1622 52 Birth of daughter Susan BRIGHTRIDGE Herstmonceux, Sussex, England
14 Mar 1623 53 John BRIGHTRIDGE died 51, 123
17 Mar 1624 54 Burial Herstmonceux, Sussex, England 51
Note 1: Married in the Parish Church of All Saints
Personal Notes:
Will of John Brightridge of Herstmonceux, Sussex ESRO W/A18 f148 & 149 - proved 3 April 1624

In the name of God Amen The fourteenth day of March [---] yeare of our Lord God 1623 I John Brightredge of Herstmonceux in the county of Sussex being sicke in Body but in good memory (thanks bee unto God) doo ordayne and make this my last will and Testament in manner and form Item I give my soule to Almighty God And my Body to be buried in the Churchyard of Herstmonceux Item I give to the poore three shillings Item I will and bequeath to Jeremy Brightredge Twenty pounds Item I give and bequeath to Suzanna my daughter twenty pounds Item I give to and bequeath to Martha my daughter twenty pounds to bee payd at the age of one and twenty if any one of them dye before they come to the age of one and twenty my will is if any one of them dye before they come to the age of one and twenty it shalbe devided to the survivors Item I will and bequeath to Suzanna my wife the now bed and all that doth belong to [---] and [---] now [---] and three [---] of [---] and [---] [---] [---] and two [---] [---] and [---] now [---] kettle and two [---] of new [---] of [---] [---] [---] and six [---] and three pewter [---] and three platters of the best and [---] [---] [---] and [---] [---] [---] I will [---] and three [---] [---] and [---] [---] [---] Item I give and bequeath to my wife six pounds Item I give to my son John the bed in the outer chamber and to him I make Executor and [---] of [---] [---] [---] Item I give to and bequeath to my daughter Elizabeth [---] shillings Item my will is that my wife shall [---] the wife of [---] forty pounds to pay [---] [---] punds A yeare at two [---] [---] of pages [---] [---] [---] rest of my goods to bee equally there divided between my sonne John and my sonne Richard and my sonne Thomas And sixty shillings to be payd to my sonne Richard and Thomas Richard [---] [---] [---] three pounds five more Richard Thomas [---] [---] twenty two shillings foure pence more to [---] for my wife eight [---] [---] [---] and eight [---] of mault Item one [---] [---] and [---] and eitht [---] of mault John Brightredge [---] marke Richard Wiborne ~ John Coulding ~ Michaell Arnall ~ Jeremy Grant one of my [---] John Coulding [---] [---] [---] [---]

Transcribed by Mandy Willard. The above is my first attempt at transcribing John's will. I will have another attempt when I have more time.
Source References:
51. Type: Web Page, Abbr: Mandy Willards Web-site, Title: Mandy Willards Web-site, Auth: Mandy Willard, Locn: http://www.mandywillard.co.uk/surnames/ticehurst/john_1575.htm
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64. Type: Marriage, Abbr: England & Wales Marriages 1538-1940, Title: England & Wales Marriages 1538-1940, Locn: Ancestry.com. England & Wales Marriages, 1538-1940 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008. Original data: Genealogical Society of Utah. British Isles Vital Records Index, 2nd Edition. Salt Lake City, Utah: Intellectual Reserve, copyright 2002. Used by permission.
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122. Type: Marriage, Abbr: England, Select Marriages, 1538–1973, Title: England, Select Marriages, 1538–1973
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123. Type: Will, Abbr: UK, Extracted Probate Records, 1269-1975, Title: UK, Extracted Probate Records, 1269-1975
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