William Holbrook

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William Holbrook, son of Thomas Holbrook and Jane Powys, was born probably shortly before his baptism at St Johns, Glastonbury, Somersetshire, England, 12 June 1620.1

William married (1) Elizabeth Pitts, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), before 1655;2 he married (2), as her 3rd husband, Abigail Wright, daughter of Richard Wright and Margaret (…), in 1696.1,3

Family 1

Elizabeth Pitts d. bef. 1696
  • Elizabeth Holbrook4
  • Jane Holbrook4
  • Mehitable Holbrook4
  • Hopestill Holbrook4
  • Samuel Holbrook4 b. abt. 1643, d. 29 Oct 1712
  • William Holbrook4 b. 23 Jun 1657
  • Cornelius Holbrook4 b. Nov 1662

Family 2

Abigail Wright b. 1622, d. bef. 31 Oct 1707
This person was last edited on14 Jul 2022


  1. [S2053] Robert Charles Anderson, George F. Sanborn Jr. and Melinde Lutz Sanborn, The Great Migration: Immigrants To New England, 1634-1635 (7 vols., Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1999-2011), 3:353, further cited as Anderson, et al., The Great Migration.
  2. [S2053] Anderson, et al., The Great Migration, 3:352.
  3. [S1052] Ellen F. Vose, Robert Vose and His Descendants (Boston, Massachusetts: p.p., 1932), 15, further cited as Vose, Robert Vose.
  4. [S2531] Walter Goodwin Davis, The Ancestry of Joseph Neal (1769 - c. 1835) of Litchfield Maine (Portland, Maine: The Southworth–Anthoensen Press, 1945), 132, further cited as Davis, Joseph Neal.