Tobias Makin

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ChartsAncestors of Wilford Ervie Billings
Tobias Makin, son of John Makin, was born after 1542, being under age when his father wrote his will, 16 Mar 1562/3.1 He died before 10 September 1610, when his will was proved.1

Tobias married Katherine Westbrome, daughter of Thomas Westbrome and Elizabeth (…), before 1594.2,1


Katherine Westbrome
  • Grace Makin+2 b. say 1578, d. aft. 14 Jun 1643
  • Henry Makin3 b. say 1581, d. bef. 14 May 1610
  • Elizabeth Makin3 b. say 1583, d. say 1583
  • John Makin3 b. say 1587
  • Tobias Makin3 b. say 1589, d. bef. 4 Dec 1623
  • Westbrome Makin3 b. say 1591, d. aft. 1621
  • Robert Makin3 b. say 1593, d. say 1593
  • Joan Makin3 b. say 1595
  • John Makin3 b. say 1597
  • Samuel Makin3 b. aft. 18 Jan 1596/97
  • Thomas Makin3 b. aft. 18 Jan 1596/97
  • Rebecca Makin3 b. aft. 18 Jan 1596/97
This person was last edited on21 Sep 2019


  1. [S2222] Myrtle Stevens Hyde and Douglas Richardson, "Was Tobias Makin an Ancestor of the New England Shermans?," The American Genealogist 61 (July/October 1985): 79-82, at 81, further cited as Hyde and Richardson, "Tobias Makin and the Shermans."
  2. [S2207] Michael Johnson Wood, "The Earliest Shermans of Dedham, Essex, and Their Wives: Part 6: Edmund Sherman and His Descendants," The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 168 (Jan 2014): 16-33, at 18, further cited as Wood, "Earliest Shermans of Dedham, Essex: Part 6."
  3. [S2222] Hyde and Richardson, "Tobias Makin and the Shermans," 81-82.