Joan Gentleman

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ChartsAncestors of Edward Ambrose Cooke
Joan Gentleman, daughter of Thomas Gentleman and Christian Cock, was born before 1593.1 She died at Covehithe, Suffolk, England, 5 October 1631.2,3,1

Joan married (1) Robert Herrington, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), at Southwold, Suffolk, England, 7 March 1613;3,4 she married (2) Reverend John Youngs, son of Reverend Christopher Youngs and Margaret (…), at Southwold, 25 July 1622.2,5

Family 1

Robert Herrington d. bef. 25 Jul 1622
  • Robert Herrington4 b. 1 Oct 1616

Family 2

Reverend John Youngs b. abt. 1601, d. 24 Feb 1671/72
  • Colonel John Youngs+2 b. 10 Apr 1623, d. 12 Apr 1698
  • Thomas Youngs2 b. 1 May 1625, d. 1686
  • Rachel Youngs2 b. 3 Apr 1627
  • Elizabeth Youngs6 b. 6 May 1629, d. bef. 22 Mar 1630
This person was last edited on16 Feb 2022


  1. [S2468] Leslie Mahler and Robert Battle, "Three Great-Migration Gentlewomen: Sisters Margaret (Gentleman) Ibrook, Susan (Gentleman) (Hunter) Hollingsworth, and Joan (Gentleman) (Herrington) Youngs of Southwold, Suffolk, and Massachusetts," The American Genealogist 91 (July/October 2020): 250-260, at 259, further cited as Mahler & Battle, "Three Great-Migration Gentleman Sisters."
  2. [S318] Selah Younges Jr., Youngs Family: Vicar Christopher Younges: His Ancestors in England and His Descendants in America: A History and Genealogy (New York: p.p., 1907), further cited as Younges, Youngs Family.
  3. [S2065] Hal Bradley, "William1 Brown of Salem, Massachusetts, and the Youngs Family of Suffolk, England and Southold, Long Island: Additional English Sources on Their Connection," The American Genealogist 88 (Jan 2016): 73-77, at 76, further cited as Bradley, "Brown and Youngs of Salem, Mass., and Southold, Long Island."
  4. [S2066] Lucy Dubois Ackerly, "Genealogical Notes Relating to the English Ancestors of the Youngs of Southold, N.Y.," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record 39 (Jul 1908): 193-199, at 194, further cited as Ackerly, "English Ancestors of the Youngs of Southold."
  5. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 1735, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011).
  6. [S2065] Bradley, "Brown and Youngs of Salem, Mass., and Southold, Long Island," 77.