Judith Cogan

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Judith Cogan, daughter of Henry Cogan and Joane Boridge, was born probably shortly before her baptism at Taunton, Somerset, England, 13 June 1594.1,2 She died at Plymouth, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, 6 February 1661/62.3,1,2,4

Judith married (1) William King, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), at St. Mary Magdalen, Taunton, Somerset, England, 13 April 1618;5,6,2 she married (2) Giles Rickard, son of John Rickard and Christian (…), at West Hatch, Somerset, England, 7 January 1623/24.1,7,8,2,9

Family 1

William King d. bef. 15 May 1619
  • Samuel King10 b. abt. 1619, d. Aug 1705

Family 2

Giles Rickard b. abt. 1597, d. 1 Feb 1684
  • John Rickard11,7,12 b. 21 Nov 1624, d. bef. 12 Feb 1682
  • Richard Rickard12 b. 16 Apr 1626, d. bef. 1637
  • (…) Rickard12 b. abt. 1628, d. bef. 9 May 1628
  • Giles Rickard+1,2 b. say 1630, d. bef. 4 Dec 1702
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  1. [S778] George E. McCracken, "Early Cogans English and American; Part D. The Cogan Family of Taunton and Wellington, co. Somerset," The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 111 (Jul 1957): 168-187, further cited as McCracken, "Cogan Family of Taunton and Wellington."
  2. [S737] Dorothy Brewer Erikson, Descendants of Thomas Brewer, Connecticut to Maine 1682-1996, with Allied Families (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1996), 460, further cited as Erikson, Descendants of Thomas Brewer.
  3. [S1385] Elijah Hayward, "Plymouth Colony Records," The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 9 (Oct 1855): 313-318, at 316, further cited as "Plymouth Colony Records."
  4. [S1290] Lee Douglas van Antwerp and Ruth Wilder Sherman, Vital Records of Plymouth, Massachusetts to the Year 1850 (Camden, Maine: Picton Press, 1993), 663, further cited as van Antwerp and Sherman, Plymouth Vital Records.
  5. [S778] McCracken, "Cogan Family of Taunton and Wellington," 172.
  6. [S729] Mrs. John E. Barclay, "Samuel King Family of Plymouth, Plympton and Halifax, Mass.," The American Genealogist 30 (Jan 1954): 11-14, at 11, further cited as Barclay, "Samuel King Family."
  7. [S109] Barbara Lambert Merrick, "Four New-Found Generations of Benjamin2 Eaton Descendants," Mayflower Descendant 43 (Jan 1993), at 3-6, further cited as "Benjamin Eaton."
  8. [S86] Eugene Aubrey Stratton, Plymouth Colony: Its History & People 1620-1691 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Ancestry, 1986), further cited as Stratton, Plymouth Colony.
  9. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 1274, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011).
  10. [S729] Barclay, "Samuel King Family,."
  11. [S86] Stratton, Plymouth Colony, 342-344.
  12. [S776] Burton W. Spear, "Rickard, Giles (a. 1597-1690) of Plymouth, MA," Search for the Passengers of the Mary & John, 1630, 27 (1999):44-45, further cited as Spear, Mary & John.