Martha Ryley

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ChartsAncestors of William Jerome Pierce
Martha Ryley, daughter of Thomas Ryley, was born probably shortly before her baptism at Halifax, Yorkshire, England, 27 March 1580.1,2

Martha married Abram Gawkroger, son of James Gawkroger and Jenet Fairbanks, at St John the Baptist, Halifax, Yorkshire, England, 16 May 1605.1,3


Abram Gawkroger b. 21 Nov 1574
This person was last edited on25 Sep 2017


  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. [S2121] "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch, ( : accessed 25 Sep 2017, Martha Ryley, 27 Mar 1580); citing HALIFAX,YORK,ENGLAND, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 496,813, 528,766, further cited as "England Births and Christenings."
  3. [S2125], West Yorkshire, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1512-1812, (on-line database), Lehi, Utah:, Operations, 2011, Old Reference Number: D53/1/4; New Reference Number: WDP53/1/1/4. Original data: Marriages, and Burials, 1512-1812 Church of England Baptisms, Wakefield, Yorkshire, England: West Yorkshire Archive Service, further cited as West Yorkshire Parish Records.