Elizabeth (…)

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ChartsAncestors of William Jerome Pierce
Elizabeth (…), whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), was born between 1607 and 1609.1 She died between 1661 and 1681.1

Elizabeth married (1) William Ballard say 1630;1,2 she married (2) William Knight about 1640;3,4 she married (3) Allen Breed, son of John Breed and Agnes Pritchett, at Lynn, Essex Co., Massachusetts, 28 March 1656. The ancestries of Ballard and Knight are unknown (or not traced here).1,5

Family 1

William Ballard d. bef. 6 Jun 1639

Family 2

William Knight b. 1596, d. 5 Mar 1655
  • Elizabeth Knight+6 b. say 1641, d. 15 Dec 1678
  • Mary Knight3 b. abt. 1643
  • Jacob Knight3 b. abt. 1644/45, d. 17 Jun 1695
  • Daniel Knight3 b. abt. 1646/47, d. 1672

Family 3

Allen Breed b. 1599, d. 17 Mar 1690/91
This person was last edited on1 Oct 2019


  1. [S1367] Marcia Wiswall Lindberg, "The Breed Family: Descendants of Allen Breed (or Bread) of Lynn," The Essex Genealogist 11 (Nov 1991) thru 12 (Nov 1992), at 198, further cited as Lindberg, "Allen Breed of Lynn."
  2. [S1330] Estimated from approximate age.
  3. [S1365] Robert Croll Stevens, Ancestry of the Children of Robert Croll Stevens and Jane Eleanor (Knauss) Stevens, Volume I: The Genealogy of Otho Stevens, 1702-1771, Together with Kent, Hills, Hastings, Smith, Proctor, Sproule and Associated Lines (Pittsford, New York: Tucker Printers, 1982), 55.2, further cited as Stevens, Stevens Ancestry, Vol I.
  4. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 908, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011). See also for suggestions on William's first wife.
  5. [S1872] Torrey, New England Marriages (2011), 1:197.
  6. [S1370] Marcia Wiswall Lindberg, "Edmund Farrington and His Descendants Through Sons Mathew and John," The Essex Genealogist 17 (Aug 1997): 142-153, at 146, further cited as Lindberg, "Edmund Farrington."