Ancestors of Tim Farr and The Descendants of Stephen Farr


Roger De MOWBRAY Knight [Parents] 1 was born 2 in 1257. He died 3 before 21 Nov 1297 in Ghent, Flandres, Belgium. Roger married 4 Roese (Rohesia) de CLARE 5, 6 after 15 Jul 1270.

ROGER DE MOWBRAY, Knt., Baron of Thirsk, Yorkshire, son and heir, born about 1257 (came of age in 1278). He married shortly after 15 July 1270 (date of bond for payments in respect of their marriage) ROSE DE CLARE, daughter of Richard de Clare, Earl of Gloucester and Hertford, Baron of Clare, Suffolk, by his 2nd wife, Maud, daughter of John de Lacy, Earl of Lincoln, Magna Carta Surety. She was born in or after 1255 (under 15 years of age in July 1270). They had two sons, John, Knt. [2nd Lord Mowbray], and Alexander. He was summoned for military service against the Welsh in 1282 and 1283, and against the Scots in 1291. In 1294 he was going on the King's service to Gascony. He was summoned to Parliament 24 June 1295 (and again 26 August 1296) by writ directed Rogero de Mubrqy, whereby he is held to have become Lord Mowbray. In 1296 he obtained a charter of free warren in his demesne lands at Thirsk and Hovingham. SIR ROGER DE MOWBRAY, 1st Lord Mowbray, died at Ghent in Flanders shortly before 21 Nov. 1297, and was buried at Fountains Abbey. His widow, Rose, was living in Hilary term, 1316.

Roese (Rohesia) de CLARE [Parents] 1, 2 was born on 17 Oct 1252 in Tonbridge, Kent, England, United Kingdom. She died after 1316. Roese married 3 Roger De MOWBRAY Knight 4 after 15 Jul 1270.

They had the following children.

  M i John De MOWBRAY Knight was born in 4 SEP 1286 OR 21 NOV 1286. He died on 23 Mar 1321.

Richard de CLARE 3rd Earl of Hertford, Magna Carta Surety [Parents] [scrapbook] 1, 2, 3 was born 4 in 1153. He died 5, 6 in BET 3 OCT 1217 AND 28 NOV 1217. Richard married 7, 8 Amice FITZROBERT Countess of Gloucester 9 in 1180.

RICHARD DE CLARE, Lord of Clam, styled Earl of Clare, Earl of Hertford, died in November of 1217. He married AMICE who died as Countess of Gloucester, about 1 Jan. 1224/5, daughter (and in her issue heiress) of William Fitz Robert, Earl of Gloucester, by Hawise, daughter of Robert de Beaumont, Earl of Leicester. William Fitz Robert was son of Robert de Caen, created Earl of Gloucester 1122, died 1147, illegitimate son of King Henry I (for whom see NORMANDY) by Sybil Corbet [CP, 5:736 chart]; Robert married Mabel, daughter of Robert Fitz Hamon, Lord of Creully in Calvados, and his wife Sybil, daughter of Roger de Montgomery, Earl of Shrewsbury. Richard and Amice appear to have been separated before 1200, perhaps pending a dispensation [CP, 6:502].

He was present at the coronation of Richard I at Westminster on 3 Sept. 1189, and in 1191 he was one of eleven appointed by the Chancellor (on the part of King Richard) to treat with those of Prince John the questions between King Richard and the prince. In 1193 he was selected by the Chancellor (the Bishop of Ely), to accompany him on his way to Germany, to ransom King Richard. In 1199 he swore an oath to keep peace with King John, his loyalty having been in doubt. He attended King John's coronation at Westmin­ster, 27 May 1199, and the homage of King William of Scotland at Lincoln. He sided with the Barons against the King with the result that Tonbridge Castle was taken from him, and played a leading part in the negotiations for the Magna Charta, being one of the twenty-five barons which were guardians of that charter.

On 4 March 1215/6 his lands in counties Cambridge, Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex were granted to Robert de Betun; he lost lands in other counties soon afterwards. He and his son were excommunicated by Pope Innocent III in 1216. However, he had done much to enhance his lands and power, losing only the town and castle of Bristol in the long run [Altschul, 27-28].

Amice FITZROBERT Countess of Gloucester 1 died 2, 3 on 1 Jan 1224/1225. Amice married 4, 5 Richard de CLARE 3rd Earl of Hertford, Magna Carta Surety 6, 7, 8 in 1180.

They had the following children.

  M i Gilbert CLARE 5th Earl of Gloucester, Magna Carta Surety was born in 1180. He died on 25 Oct 1230.

Roger De QUINCY. Roger married Hawise.

Hawise. Hawise married Roger De QUINCY.

They had the following children.

  F i Margaret de QUINCY was born in 1208. She died after Mar 1265/1266.

Alfonso IX King of LEÓN [Parents] [scrapbook] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 was born on 15 Aug 1171 in Zamora, Spain. He died 6 on 24 Sep 1230 in Villanueva de Sarria, Castile, Spain. Alfonso married 7 Berengaria Queen of CASTILE 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 in 1197.

Son and heir of Fernando II, King of Leon, by by his 1st wife, Urraca, daughter of Affonso I Enríques, King of Portugal. He was born at Zamora 15 August 1171. They had two sons, Fernando (III) [King of Castile and León and Alfonso de Mo]ina, and three daughters, Leonor, Berengere (or Berenguela), and Constanza (nun). A papal dispensation for this marriage was refused, and León was placed under an interdict, 1202-1204. The couple separated owing to consanguinity in 1204, after which she became a nun at Las Huelgas. She abdicated the throne of Castile 31 August 1217, in favor of her son, Fernando. She died at Las Huelgas neat Burgos 8 Nov. 1246, and was buried there in the Cistercian monastery Santa Maria la Real (called de la Huelgas). Alfonso IX married (1st) at Guimarães 15 Feb. 1191 TERESA OF PORTUGAL, daughter of Sancho I, King of Portugal & the Algarve, by Dulce, daughter of Raymond Berengar TV, Count of Barcelona. She was born about 1176. They had three children, Fernando, Sancha, and Dulcia. The marriage was annulled in 1194 for reason of consanguinity by Pope Celestine III at the 2nd Council of Salamanca. Alfonso and Teresa separated in 1197, and she afterwards became a nun at Lorvão in 1200. She died there 17 or 18 June 1250. By various mistresses, he also had eleven illegitimate children, Pedro Alfonso, Rodtigo Alfonso, Fernando Alfonso, Fernando Alfonso (2nd of name), Martin Alfonso, Urraca Alfonso (wife of Lope Diaz de Haro), Aldonza Alfonso (wife of Diego Ramirez Froilaz and Pedro Ponce de Cabrera), Sancha Alfonso (nun), Maria Alfonso (wife of Alvar Fernandez de Lara and Suero Arias de Valladares), Urraca Alfonso (wife of Garcia Romero and Pedro Nufiez de Guzmán), and Teresa Alfonso (wife of Nuno González, Count of Lara). ALFONSO IX OF LEÓN, IKing of León, Galicia, and Badajoz, died at Villaneuva de Sarria 24 Sept. 1230, and was buried in the chapel of  S. Lorenzo in Santiago el Mayor Cathedral at Santiago de Compostela.

Berengaria Queen of CASTILE [Parents] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 was born in 1180. She died 6 on 8 Nov 1246 in Las Huelgas, Burgos, Burgos, Spain. Berengaria married 7 Alfonso IX King of LEÓN 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 in 1197.

Abdicated. Some sources say died age 75 but they must be wrong as her mother was born in 1162, so she could not be born in 1171. Some say marriage to Alfonso was annulled 1204.

BERENGUELA I OF CASTLLE  la Grande, Queen of Castile, eldest daughter, born about 1179-80. She married (lst) at Seligenstadt by contract dated 23 April 1188 Konrad II, Duke of  Swabia and Rothenburg, son of Friedrich I Barbarossa, Holy Roman Emperor, Duke of Swabia, King of Burgundy, by his 2nd wife, Beatrice, daughter of Rainald III, Count of Burgundy. He was born in 1177. They had no issue and were subsequently divorced. He was assassinated at Durlach 15 August 1196. She married (2nd) (as his 2nd wife) at Valladolid in Dec. 1197 ALFONSO IX OF LEON, King of Leon, Galicia, and Badajoz.

They had the following children.

  M i Fernando III "The Saint" King of CASTILE AND LEÓN was born on 19 Aug 1201. He died on 30 May 1252.
  F ii Berengere of CASTILE AND LEÓN was born in 1198/1199. She died on 12 Apr 1237.

Simon II DAMMARTIN Count of Aumale and Ponthieu [Parents] 1 was born about 1180 in Dammartin, Seine-Et-Marne, France. He died on 21 Sep 1239 in Abbeville, Picardy, France. He was buried in Valoires, France. Simon married Marie of PONTHIEU Countess of Ponthieu about 1206 in Aumale, Seine-Maritime, France.

Marie of PONTHIEU Countess of Ponthieu [Parents] was born about 1195. She died in 1250. Marie married Simon II DAMMARTIN Count of Aumale and Ponthieu 1 about 1206 in Aumale, Seine-Maritime, France.

They had the following children.

  F i Jeanne de DAMMARTIN was born about 1216. She died on 15 Mar 1279.

Robert PEARCE 1. Robert married 2, 3 Abigail SYMONDS.

Abigail SYMONDS [Parents] was born 1 about 1622. Abigail married 2, 3 Robert PEARCE 4.


Joseph BURGES 1 was born 2 on 10 Feb 1638 in Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States. He died 3 in Aug 1695 in Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States. Joseph married 4 Patience FREEMAN 5 about 1667.

Patience FREEMAN [Parents] 1 was born about 1647. She died 2 on 16 Apr 1738 in Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States. Patience married 3 Joseph BURGES 4 about 1667.


Ezra PERRY 1 was born 2 on 11 Feb 1652 in Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States. He died 3 on 31 Jan 1729 in Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States. Ezra married 4, 5 Rebecca FREEMAN 6 about 1673 in Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States.

Rebecca FREEMAN [Parents] 1 was born about 1649. She died 2, 3 on 16 Apr 1738 in Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States. Rebecca married 4, 5 Ezra PERRY 6 about 1673 in Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States.


William HEATH [Parents] 1 was born 2 about 1590 in Great Amwell, Hertsfordshire, England, United Kingdom. He was buried 3 on 30 May 1652 in Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. William married 4 Mary CRAMPHORNE on 10 Feb 1616/1617 in Great Amwell, Hertsfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

Mary CRAMPHORNE was christened 1 on 16 Jan 1592 in Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom. She was buried 2 on 24 Nov 1621 in Great Amwell, Hertsfordshire, England, United Kingdom. Mary married 3 William HEATH 4 on 10 Feb 1616/1617 in Great Amwell, Hertsfordshire, England, United Kingdom.


Isaac HEATH [Parents] was christened 1 on 13 Feb 1586/1587 in Ware End, Great Amwell, Hertford, England, United Kingdom. He died 2, 3 on 21 Jan 1660/1661 in Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. Isaac married 4, 5 Elizabeth MILLER on 14 Jan 1628/1629 in Ware End, Great Amwell, Hertford, England, United Kingdom.

ORIGIN: Ware, Hertfordshire.
MIGRATION: 1635 on the Hopewell (on 11 September 1635, "Isack Heath," arms maker, aged 50, "Elizabeth Heath," aged 40, "Elizabeth Heath," aged 5, and "Martha Heath," aged 30, were enrolled at London as passengers for New England on the Hopewell [Hotten 130]).
FIRST RESIDENCE: Roxbury.

OCCUPATION: Armsmaker (Hotten transcribed the passenger list entry as "Harnis Maker" [Hotten 130], but examination of the original shows that it reads "Harmsmak[e]r," a phonetic version of "armsmaker," or armorer).
CHURCH MEMBERSHIP: "Isaak Heath" was admitted to Roxbury church as member #131, among those admitted in 1635 [RChR 80]. He was soon chosen Ruling Elder of the congregation [WP 4:353-54].
FREEMAN: 25 May 1636 (fourth in a sequence of seven Roxbury men) [MBCR 1:371].
OFFICES: Deputy for Roxbury to Massachusetts Bay General Court, 8 September 1636, 7 December 1636, 18 April 1637, 17 May 1637, 26 September 1637, 2 May 1638, 6 September 1638 [MBCR 1:178, 185, 192, 194, 204, 227, 235]. Committee on the price of corn, 1 August 1637 [MBCR 1:200]. Committee on wages and prices, 12 March 1637/8 [MBCR 1:223]. Committee to "Lay out the bounds of the Indian plantation called Naticke," 20 October 1659 [MBCR 4:1:408-9].His inventory included "one musket and two swords" valued at 16s. [SPR 4:12].
EDUCATION: His inventory included "books" valued at 1lb. 12s. [SPR 4:13].
ESTATE: On 7 October 1646, "Elder Heath" was one of several men who petitioned the General Court to have laid out "their land, formerly granted, between the lines of Dedham, Watertowne, & Sudberry" [MBCR 2:163]. On 14 October 1651, in "answer to the petition of Dorothie Lamb, Elder Isaake Heath, & Joh[n] Johnson, who have sold a certain parcel of land, containing three-quarters of an acre, part meadow, part upland, unto William Parkes, William Cheyney, Thomas Baker, & Mary Wooddy, this Court doth ratify & confirm the said sale, according to their desires expressed in their petition" [MBCR 3:255, 4:1:66].

In the Roxbury land inventory in the early 1650s, "Isaack Heath" held twelve parcels: "his dwelling house, barn, orchard and houselot, three acres more or less"; "fourteen acres of salt marsh"; "six acres of upland in the calves pasture"; "six acres of salt marsh in Gravelly Point"; "four acres of upland at Stoney River"; "four and twenty acres not far from Gamblin's end"; "sixteen acres at the Great Pond"; "six acres more or less lately bought of Mr. William Perkins lying in the calves pasture"; "in the second allotment of the last division being the eleventh lot, ... ninety-four acres, three-quarters and thirty pole"; "in the four-thousand acres, two-hundred fifty and six acres"; "three roods of swampland lately the land of John Stow"; and "four acres more or less lately the land of Richard Pepper, lying in the upper calves pasture" [RBOP 14].

In his will, dated 19 January 1660/1 and proved 31 January 1660/1, Isaac Heath bequeathed to "my wife this my dwelling house and orchards, barns, homelot with all the land in the lower calves pasture both upland, meadow and salt marsh by estimation 27 acres more or less the same to have and hold, possess and enjoy after my decease during the term of her natural life, if my wife think this too cumbersome for her she shall be [at] liberty to choose to have the new end of my house and all rooms appertaining to it and fourteen pounds a year paid duly unto her by my son Bowles of the best that ariseth of the lands as they are in the transcript of Roxbury except about 6 acres in the great lot which I have given my son Bowles, as long as he liveth and my part in the 4000 acres which I give to the school in Roxbury"; to "my three grandchildren John Bowles, Elizabeth Bowles and Mary Bowles, to them and their heirs immediately after mine and their grandmother's decease, also I give unto my son Bowles full power to let, set and improve all these lands as they shall come into her hands for the best education of the children, further my mind is that John Bowles shall be maintained at school and brought up to learning"; to "my cousin Martha Brand," 2lb.; to "my kinsman Edward Morice," 2lb.; to "my son Bowles," clothing; to "Isaacke Heath the rest of my wearing apparel"; rest of moveables and debts to "be divided into 4 equal parts betwixt my wife and my three grandchildren"; to "Mary Morice my kinswoman," twenty shillings; "my well beloved brethren John Elliott and William Parke" to be overseers and to receive twenty shillings apiece; "my son Bowles sole executor"; "Elizabeth Bowles" and "Mary Bowles" to receive their shares at age eighteen or at marriage, and "John Bowles" to receive his double share at age twenty-one; "if Benjamin Morice" serves out his time, he is to receive 5lb. [SPR 1:362-64].

The inventory of the estate of "Elder Isaac Heath, late of Roxbury, deceased," taken 25 January 1660/1, totalled 671lb. 6d. 4s., of which 400lb. was real estate: "a dwelling house with barn, stables and other outhouses, with two orchards and the homelot," 100lb.; "twenty-seven acres of meadow and upland in the lower calves pasture," 100lb.; "six acres of arable land enclosed out of the upper calves pasture & about three acres in the upper calves pasture & about three acres of meadow adjoining unto Isack Morrells his woodlot with a woodlot about twelve acres," 100lb.; and "about six acres of marsh meadow near Gravelly Point with a pasture near Stony River four acres and about eight acres of woodlot," 100lb. [SPR 4:12-14].

In her will, dated 1 January 1664/5 and proved 19 January 1664/5, "Elizabeth Heath of Roxbury, widow," bequeathed to "my sister Burnett & Martha Brand my two cows here at home after my death"; to "Isaack Burnet lately gone to sea my young sow, if he either come back or send before the next summer, else my will is that his mother my sister shall have her"; to "Jacob Newell's wife twenty shillings"; to "Isaac Jones his daughter, that he had by Hannah Heath, fifteen shillings"; to "Mary Heath 20s. & to Nicholas Davis as much"; to "Thomas Morey ten shillings ... and as much to his mother"; to "my cousin Garry the old man twenty shillings & to Goodman Fruysell that married Goodman Busketh daughter as much"; "my cousin Capt. Johnson shall have the first year's increase of my two cows at Isaack Williams"; to "my grandchildren my three cows two being at Isaack Williams & that I let to Goodman Bush"; "my sister Waterman shall have the use of my mare during her life and I give her unto John Bowles my grandchild, my wearing apparel I give between my sister Burnett & Waterman"; "my son-in-law Bowles" to be executor [SPR 1:438-39].

The inventory of the estate of "widow Heath at Roxbury," taken 31 January 1664/5, totalled 53lb. 13s. 9d. (against which were debts and expenses of 46lb. 18s. 3d.), with no real estate listed [SPR 4:222-23].

BIRTH: Baptized Ware, Hertfordshire, 13 February 1586/7, son of William Heath [NEHGR 146:266-67].
DEATH: Roxbury 21 January 1660/1.
MARRIAGE: Ware, Hertfordshire, 14 January 1628/9 Elizabeth Miller [NEHGR 146:263, 267], daughter of Thomas Miller of Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire [NYGBR 70:242-43, 345-46]. She was buried at Roxbury on 14 January 1664/5 [RChR 178].
CHILDREN:
i  ELIZABETH HEATH, bp. Ware, Hertfordshire, 7 February 1629/30 [NEHGR 146:263, 267]; m. Roxbury 2 April 1649 JOHN BOWLES .
ii  ISAAC HEATH, bp. Ware, Hertfordshire, 13 May 1632 [NEHGR 146:263, 267]; bur. there 21 June 1632 [NEHGR 146:263, 267].

ASSOCIATIONS: Isaac Heath was brother of WILLIAM HEATH  [GMB 2:901-4]. JOHN JOHNSON  [GMB 2:1105-10] married in England to Mary Heath, sister of William and Isaac; Edward Morris and his sister Elizabeth (Morris) Cartwright were nephew and niece to William and Isaac through their mother Prudence Heath; Martha (Heath) Brand, wife of George Brand of Roxbury, was first cousin of Isaac Heath [NEHGR 146:261-78].

Elizabeth (Miller) Heath, wife of Isaac Heath, was sister of JOSEPH MILLER , of Anne (Miller) Burnap, wife of ROBERT BURNAP , and of Margaret (Miller) Waterman, wife of THOMAS WATERMAN  [NYGBR 70:345-46].

BIBLIOGRAPHIC NOTE: In 1945 Walter Goodwin Davis compiled a complete account of what was known at the time of this immigrant [Annis Spear Anc 29-31]. In 1978 Peter Walne published a brief note, which included a suggested baptismal record for the immigrant [NEHGR 132:20-21]. In 1992 Douglas Richardson prepared an article on several early immigrants to Roxbury, including Isaac Heath, in which he confirmed and extended the work of Davis and Walne [NEHGR 146:261-78].

Elizabeth MILLER was christened 1 on 3 Mar 1593/1594 in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom. She was buried 2 on 14 Jan 1664/1665 in Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. Elizabeth married 3, 4 Isaac HEATH on 14 Jan 1628/1629 in Ware End, Great Amwell, Hertford, England, United Kingdom.

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