Jenet Fairbanks

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ChartsAncestors of William Jerome Pierce
Jenet Fairbanks, daughter of George Fairbanks and Sibyl Wade, was born probably shortly before her baptism at Wortley (near Barnsley), Yorkshire, England, 26 April 1552.1,2,3

Jenet married James Gawkroger, son of Richard Gawkroger and Isabella (…), at Sowerby, Halifax, Yorkshire, England, 29 December 1570.1,4


James Gawkroger b. abt. 1540, d. bef. 22 Mar 1591/92
  • 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
This person was last edited on26 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 24 Sep 2017, Genet Fairbanke, 26 Apr 1552); 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. [S2126] Clarence Almon Torrey, "The English Ancestry of Jonathan Fairbanks of Dedham, Massachusetts," The American Genealogist 37 (April 1961): 65-72, at 68, further cited as Torrey, "English Ancestry of Jonathan Fairbanks."
  4. [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."