Isabella Smythe, Pace, Perry Drake Menefie

Birth
Wall, Northumberland Unitary Authority, Northumberland, England
Death 10 Oct 1639 (aged 52)
Jamestown, James City County, Virginia, USA
Burial Westover, Charles City County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 188212641 · View Source
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She was the daughter of Willam Drake II and Joan Merrylis. She first married John Bland Smythe in Jan 1607 in Colchester, Essex, England. He died in 1608. She second married Richard II Russell Pace on 5 Oct 1608 in Stepney, Greater London, England. He died in 1627. Their son was George Pace b. 1609 in Wapping, Greater London and died 4 Jun 1655 in Charles City, Virginia Colony. She third married Capt. William Perry (findagrave.com # 7656499) who died on 8 Aug 1637 in Jamestown. Their son was Henry, named as sole heir of William Perry in his will. Henry married his step-sister Elizabeth Menefie, daughter of George Mernefie, 4th husband of Isabella Drake. Her burial location is actually unknown, however, both of her last two husbands are buried here, a certain indication that she may also be buried here.Isabella (or Isabelle) was born in 1589 to William Drake and Joan Merrylis Drake and was baptized 17 Aug, 1589 in Kent ("Kent England, Tyler Index to Parish Registers, 1538-1874"}. She first married John Bland Smythe in Jan, 1607. He died in 1908 in England. She then married Richard Pace on 5 Oct 1608 in Stepney, Middlesex, England (England Marriages 1538-1978) She and Richard had a child, George Pace, born in 1608 in Wapping, Middlesex, England, the hometown of Richard. Isabella, Richard and George came to Virginia in 1616 ( "Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500-1900's") . After Richard's death, she married Captain William Perry and they had a son, Henry. After the death of Captain Perry, she married in 1638 to George Menefie. Isabella died in 1639 and it assumed that she is buried near or beside her two husbands who are buried in the Weston Parish Church Cemetery Cemetery in Westover, VA.


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  • Created by: Joyce Ann Mize
  • Added: 22 Mar 2018
  • Find a Grave Memorial 188212641
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Isabella Smythe, Pace, Perry Drake Menefie (4 May 1587–10 Oct 1639), Find a Grave Memorial no. 188212641, citing Westover Parish Church Cemetery, Westover, Charles City County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Joyce Ann Mize (contributor 46977449) .