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Notes: Bacon Family of Helmingham and Winston, co. Suffolk, England, and of Dedham and Salem, Mass.

24 August 2009 Leave a comment

William Lincoln Parker, “Notes: Bacon Family of Helmingham and Winston, co. Suffolk, England, and of Dedham and Salem, Mass.,” New England Historical and Genealogical Register 90[1936]. [LINK]

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Colonial Families of the United States of America

30 May 2009 Leave a comment

Source: George Newbury Mackenzie, Colonial Families of the United States of America, Volume 6 (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1966).

[page 40]

BACON

CHARLES FRANCIS BACON, deceased of Waterville, Maine […]

Lineage

BACON is a Seigniory in Normandy according to the well authenticated genealogy of the great Suffolk family of BACON from which sprung many branches. The founder of the English family is said to have been Grumbaldus, a Norman gentleman related to William DE WARRENE, Earl of Surrey. He came into England at the time of the Conquest and had grants of land at Letheringsete near Holt, County of Norfolk. He had three sons.

I.  Rudueph.

II.  RANUEF, of whom later.

III.  Edmund.

RAN(D)ULF or Reynolds resided at Thorpe, County Norfolk, called Baconsthorpe by distinction, his son Roger had sons ROBERT and William.

ROBERT had JOHN and William.

JOHN I had JOHN II Time of Edward I.

JOHN II had JOHN III.

JOHN III had JOHN IV.

JOHN IV had

JOHN V who had

EDMUND who had

JOHN who had Robert John, THOMAS, Henry and William

THOMAS BAKON of Helmingham, will proved 27th February —-, m. Johan, surname not given, d. 1540.

ISSUE

I. JOHN, will proved 11th March, 1557, of whom later.

II.     Thomas.

III.    Anne, m. — DOW.

IV.     John.

V. Henry.

VI.     Mary.

VII.    Agnes.

VIII.   Elizabeth.

JOHN BACON, will proved 19th March, 1587; m. Margaret, surname not given.

[page 41]

ISSUE

I. William.

II.     Thomas.

III.    MICHAEL, bapt. 31st May, 1566, of whom later.

IV.     Richard.

V. Barbara.

VI.     Rose.

VII.    William (the younger).

MICHAEL BACON, Yeoman, of Winston, County Suffolk, England, bapt. 31st May, 1566, was buried 25th March, 1615, will dated 24th October, 1614, m. (firstly) 16th August, 1565. Elizabeth WYLIE, bapt. 30th May, 1566; m. (secondly) 20th September, 1607, the widow Grace BLOWERSES.

ISSUE BY FIRST MARRIAGE

I.    John, bapt. 31st May, 1566.

II.    William.

III.    Thomas.

IV.    MICHAEL, bapt. 6th December, 1579, of whom later.

V.    Sarah, m. Daniel YORKE.

VI.    Elizabeth, bapt. 3d September, 1584.

MICHAEL BACON, Yeoman, of Winston, Suffolk County, England, and Dedham, Massachusetts; b. 6th December, 1579, in Winston, Suffolk County, England; d. 18th April, 1648; m. Alice (surname not given), who d. 2d April, 1648.

ISSUE

II.     Daniel, b. probably 1615; d. 7th September, 1691, at Newton; came to New England, 1640; m. Mary READ, who d. 4th October 1691, dau. of Thomas READ.

ISSUE

1.     Daniel, b. probably 1641; d. 1720; m. 1st August, 1664, Susanna SPENCER, dau. of Michael SPENCER, of Salem.

2.     Thomas, b. 13th April, 1645, d. young.

3.     John, b. 8th September, 1647; found dead on Boston Marsh 31st August, 1723; m. Abigail, surname unknown.

4.     Isaac, b. 4th April, 1650; d. 8th January. 1684; m. Abigail, surname unknown.

5.     Rachel, b. 8th June, 1652; m. 24th March, 1680, Thomas PEIRCE, b. 21st June, 1645, d. 8th December, 1717, son of Thomas and Elizabeth (COLE) PEIRCE.

Burke’s American Families with British Ancestry

30 May 2009 Leave a comment

Source: Sir John Bernard Burke, Burke’s American Families with British Ancestry, offprint of pages 2529-3022 of the 16th edition of Burke’s Landed Gentry (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1975).

[page 2544]

BACON formerly OF HELMINGHAM

CLEVELAND FREDERICK BACON, of New York, […]

Lineage. — JOHN BACON, m. Helena, dau. of Sir George TILLOT. and was father of

EDMUND BACON, of Drinkstone, Co. Suffolk, m. Elizabeth CROFTS, of the family of that name for long settled at Saxham, co. Suffolk, and was father of

JOHN BACON, who m. Elizabeth COCKFIELD, and had issue,

1. Robert, father of Sir Nicholas BACON, and grandfather of Francis BACON, Viscount St. Albans, Lord Keeper, and Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain.

2. THOMAS, of whom we treat

The younger son,

THOMAS BACON, of Helmingham, Norfolk, whose will was pr. 27 Feb. 1535, had a son,

JOHN BACON, (will pr. 11 Mar. 1557), who had issue by Margaret his wife, five sons and two daus.  The third son,

MICHAEL BACON, m. at Helrningham, 1565, Elizabeth WYLIE, and d. (will pr. 20 April, 1615), leaving issue, four sons and three daus. The youngest son,

MICHAEL BACON, of Winston, Suffolk, arrived at Dedham, Massachusetts in 1633, where he was one of the signatories of the Dedham  agreement. Returning to England he settled finally in Dedham in 1640, b. 1579; d. 1648, leaving issue, by Alice, his wife,

JOHN BACON, of Dedham, Mass., freeman 1647, Surveyor and Commissioner 1662, served in King Philip̓s War 1676, m. 1657, Rebecca HALL, and d. 1683. His son,

THOMAS BACON, representative of the Massachusetts General Court, b. 167[?]; m. Hannah FALES, and d. 1749. His son,

JOHN BACON, of Wrentham, b. 1710; d. 1806, having had by Mary, his wife,

DANIEL BACON […]

[page 2866]

PIERCE formerly OF STEPNEY

Lineage. — THOMAS PIERCE, of Stepney, the Founder of this family in America, left England in 1634, and settled in Charlestown, Mass., b. 1583; m. Elizabeth, and d. 7 Oct 1666, leaving issue,

THOMAS PIERCE, of Woburn, Mass., b. 1608; m. 6 May, 1635, Elizabeth, dau. of Ryse COLE, and d. 6 Nov. 1683, leaving issue, a son,

JOHN PIERCE, of Woburn, b. 7 Mar. 1643; m. 5 July, 1663, Deborah, daughter of James CONVERS, of Woburn, and d. 1720, leaving a son,

JOSIAH PIERCE, of Woburn, b. 10 June, 1691; m. Hannah, dau. of Jonathan THOMPSON, of Woburn, and by her had issue,

JOSIAH PIERCE, of Woburn, b. 30 Mar. 1720; m. 15 Jan. 1756, Ruth SIMONDS, widow of Benjamin THOMPSON, and mother by her first husband of Sir Benjamin THOMPSON, Count Rumford, and d. 18 Aug. 1799, leaving issue,

JOSIAH PIERCE, of Baldwin, Maine, b. 27 Aug. 1756; m. in Mar. 1787, Phebe, dau. of Daniel THOMPSON, of Woburn, and d. 23 Jan. 1830 […]