James Gawkroger

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ChartsAncestors of William Jerome Pierce
James Gawkroger, son of Richard Gawkroger and Isabella (…), was born about 1540.1 He died before 22 March 1591/92,1 when he was buried at Sowerby, Yorkshire, England.1

James married Jenet Fairbanks, daughter of George Fairbanks and Sibyl Wade, at Sowerby, Halifax, Yorkshire, England, 29 December 1570.1,2


Jenet Fairbanks b. 26 Apr 1552
  • Sarah Gawkroger1 b. 26 Sep 1572
  • Abram Gawkroger+1 b. 21 Nov 1574
  • Isaac Gawkroger1 b. 9 Sep 1576
  • Judith Gawkroger1 b. 29 Aug 1580
  • Samuel Gawkroger1 b. 24 Feb 1583
  • James Gawkroger1 b. 7 Sep 1587, d. bef. 18 Apr 1625
  • Priscilla Gawkroger1 b. 25 Jan 1589/90, d. bef. 17 Nov 1592
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  1. [S762] Joan S. Guilford, The Ancestry of Dr. J. P. Guilford: Volume I: Seventeenth Century–New England Colonials (Orange, California: Sheridan Psychological Services, 1990), 629-648, further cited as Guilford, Guilford: Vol I.
  2. [S2127] John G. Hunt, "Notes on Families of the Parish of Halifax, Yorkshire: Farrer, Deane, Platts, Fairbank, Prescott," The American Genealogist 40 (Jan 1964): 22-29, at 28, further cited as Hunt, "Notes on Families of the Parish of Halifax, Yorkshire."