John Bridghum

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ChartsAncestors of Wilford Ervie Billings
John Bridghum, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), was born say 1590.1

John married (1) Grace (…), whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), say 1617;2,3 he married (2), as her 2nd husband, Elizabeth Stephin, daughter of John Stephin and Ann Tovye, at Woolpit, Suffolk, England, 8 September 1629.4

Family 1

Grace (…) d. bef. 18 Feb 1628/29
  • Mary Bridghum+2 b. 15 Nov 1618, d. aft. Feb 1689/90
  • Esther Bridgham2 b. 20 Apr 1623
  • Ann Bridgham2 b. 16 Jul 1626
  • Agnes Bridgham2 b. bef. Feb 1628/29, d. Sep 1629

Family 2

Elizabeth Stephin b. 14 Sep 1578
This person was last edited on30 Aug 2021


  1. [S1330] Estimated from probable date of first marriage (1617).
  2. [S1504] LaRue Olsen, "The English Origins of the First Thomas Benedict of Long Island and Norwalk, Connecticut," Connecticut Nutmegger 39 (Dec 2006): 353-356, at 361, further cited as Olsen, "English Origins of Thomas Benedict."
  3. [S1330] Estimated from birth of first known child (1618).
  4. [S1503] John Insley Coddington, "Note on Bridgham and Thomas Benedict of Norwalk," The American Genealogist 33 (April 1957): 120-121, further cited as Coddington, "Bridgham & Benedict."