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Robert Coe
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Birth: Oct., 1596
Haverhill, England
Death: unknown
Hempstead
Nassau County
New York, USA

~My Ancestor~
Baptized at Thorpe-Morieux, Suffolk, 26 Oct 1596, son of Henry & Mary (Vincent) Coe. Came from Boxford, Suffolk,to Massachusetts Bay in 1634 on the "Francis." With Robert, age 38, on the ship, "Francis" were his second wife, Hannah age 43, and children: John 8, Robert 7, Benjamin 5 (all children of his first wife, Mary). In the record at the Custom House in Ipswich, the family surname is spelled "Cooe".
First settled in Watertown, he was admitted freeman of Massachusetts Bay Colony on September 3, 1634. He moved to Wetherfield in 1635, Stamford in 1641, Hempstead in 1644, Newtown in 1652, Jamaica in 1656, & Hempstead again by 1687. Died between 20 Jun 1687 (when he acknowledged a deed & 28 Jun 1690 (when his widow sold land on her own account).
Married (1) by 1625, Mary ____. She was buried at Boxford, Suffolk, 27 Oct 1628.
(2) in Assington, Suffolk, 29 Apr 1630, Hannah Dearslay.
(3) soon after 15 Feb 1674 Jane (____) (Smith) Rouse, widow of Barthalomew Smith & Edward Rouse.
At Boxford, he was chosen "questman" of the Boxford church and his occupation was overseer of cloth.
Robert Coe (Coo) was appointed magistrate for Jamaica by the Dutch government in 1658. After the overthrow of the Dutch by the British, he was appointed deputy for Jamaica to the General Court at Hartford which also appointed him commissioner or magistrate. He was the Judge of courts held April 7 and July 2 of 1669, and from October 1669 to September 1671 he was high-sheriff of Yorkshire (the name of New York after it was taken by the British).
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouses:
  Mary Coe (____ - 1628)
  Hannah Dearslay Coe
  Jane Smith Rouse Coe
 
 Children:
  John Coe (1625 - 1693)*
  Robert Coe (1626 - 1659)*
  Benjamin Coe (1628 - 1696)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Non-Cemetery Burial
 
Maintained by: Nareen, et al
Originally Created by: Linda Mac
Record added: May 25, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37494703
 


- Gloria
 Added: Jul. 25, 2013
Rest in Peace 9th great-grandfather.
- Jan
 Added: Mar. 20, 2013
My 9th Great-Grandfather!
- mizlorri
 Added: Jan. 23, 2013
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