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|1120||i.||Henry Hall, born Abt. 1637 in Newport, Rhode Island; died November 05, 1705 in Westerly, Rhode Island; married Honor Rogers.|
|1138||i.||Hendrick Hendricksen, born Bef. August 18, 1658; married Maritje Jansen.|
|1139||i.||Maritje Jansen, born September 24, 1658; married Hendrick Hendricksen.|
|1140||i.||Jan Cornelis Buys, born Bef. 1629; married (1) Femmetie Jans August 24, 1663; married (2) Willemtje Thyssen Bef. 1674.|
Notes for Cecily Reynolds:|
Notes By: H. Wade Doyle,
Cecily Reynolds arived in America in 1610 on the good ship, "Swan". For six years she lived with Captain William Pierce and his wife Joan at Jamestown. She then married Thomas Baley and lived at Bailey's and Bermuda Hundred until 1620 at his death. Cecily promptly married her second husband Samuel Jordan and lived on the south bank of the James at Jordan's Point.
Notes By Richard Smith, firstname.lastname@example.org
Cecily arrived in Virginia in 1610 aboard the "Sea Venture" with William Pierce her cousin. The ship had actually left England in 1609, but was delayed in the West Indies when it ran aground. Some other passengers were Sir Thomas Gates, and Samuel Jordan (I). Ref. John B. Boddie, "Colonial Surry", pages 21 and 22.
MEET AUNT CECILY REYNOLDS
Aunt Cecily (II) Reynolds, the sister of Christopher Reynolds III. Cecily was the first Reynolds to reach America, arriving in 1610 with "Uncle Billy Pierce" actually a cousin. Cecily was one of the most interesting of our ancestors. Cecily married 5 times, her husbands dying of the many maladies of the time. Her first husband was Thomas Bailey a young member of the Governor's Guard stationed at Jamestown. Thomas died of malaria shortly after the marriage. Cecily had a daughter Temperance Bailey from this union in 1616. As was the custom of the time it was an absolute necessity for the safety of the early female settlers to have a male protector. "For this reason we frequently find widows marrying in a few weeks or months following the death of their husbands." (N.C. Historical and Genealogical Register.)
Cecily promptly married her second husband Samuel Jordan (I), a cousin of her mother. He had been previously married in England, but after his first wife died, migrated to America in 1610 aboard the Sea Venture. He first settled at "Jordans Journey" near the confluence of the Appomattox and James Rivers. He later added large holdings on the south bank of the James at Jordan's Point, where he built a house called "Beggars Bush." "Cecily's second husband was a member of the initial House of Burgesses of the Colony where the first specific instance of genuine self-government emerged in the British Colonial Empire." ("Great Issues in American History--1584-1776" verSteeg & Hoffstadler.) As the Mayflower was unloading in New England back in 1620,another exciting development ocurred in the lives of Samuel and Cecily Jordan. They, along with all the surviving stockholders of the first Virginia Company, were honored with the label of "Ancient Planters". They were also given legal title to their lands and various immunities and privileges in connection with their use. These were the rewards they had earned by their perseverance in establishing the first permanent beachhead of English colonization on American soil. (This document still survives.) The next-door neighbors of the Jordans were as steeped in distinction
as they now were. Captain John Woodlief to the north had already held the first American Thanksgiving Day in 1619 at Berkeley Plantation (Officially conceded in proclamations by U.S. Presidents--John F.
Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson.) John Rolfe (II) to the south had won and lost Pocahontas and was about to reap the treachery of his in-laws for his trouble. The Powhattan's tried to wipe out the entire English Colony in a concerted uprising on Good Friday, 1622. Fortunatly for the Jordans, they received a forewarning of the plot in sufficient time to fortify "Beggar's Bush" against attack and save their buildings and most of the livestock.
Not many months after this, Samuel Jordan passed away. Cecily was promptly wooed by the local minister, a Reverend Grivelle Pooley. Then she discovered that she was to have another child by her late departed husband, Samuel Jordan. She thereupon terminated the Reverend's amorous
pursuit. The Reverend reacted with spirit. Thus Cecily became the first person in America to be sued for breach of promise. Aunt Cecily hired William Farrar (I) to act as attorney. Reverend Pooley had a
history of squabbles with his neighbors, some winding up in court. The Council concluded that because of who was involved, it was too hot to handle and referred the whole matter to England where it was quietly buried in the Royal Archives until the Reverend Pooley could find himself another bride. This he did in short order, thereby clearing the way for a dismissal of all litigation. Cecily shortly married William
Farrar her attorney who became one of the most influential members of Jamestown officaldom until his death in 1635. Cecily then married Peter Montague, who was brought to America in 1621 as a headright of "Uncle Billy Pierce". They had seven children during their twenty-three years of marriage. When Peter died in 1659, Cecily married Thomas Parker by whom there were no heirs. Beyond this point, the history of Aunt Cecily becomes obscure.
Aunt Cecily Reynolds - Bailey - Jordan - Farrar - Montague - Parker, ended her days as a survivor, and as the mother of thirteen children by her first 4 husbands. Some of these children such as the last son of
William and Cecily Farrar. William (II) went on to become the sire of the famous Farrar clan of Virginia.
Periodical: "Index and Digest to Hathaway's North Carolina Historical and Genealogical Register"
Publication: Clearfield Co., Inc. by Genealogical Publ., Inc. Baltimore, MD 1993,1994, and 1997
Page: p. 135
Author: William Glasgow Reynolds
Periodical: REYNOLDS HISTORY ANNOTATED (1475-1977)
Notes By: David S. Payne <email@example.com>
In Forebears of 4 Dunbars they state that Cecily, Peter's second wife was married before to Mr. Bailey and had a daughter by that marriage named Temperance, and she also was married to Samuel Jordan and had a son by him named Richard, it is also noted she was married to Capt. William Farrar and had two son William and John. Capt. Farrar was the manager of plantation "Jordan's Journey" , which was left to Cecily by her second husband. Here it also states her maiden name to Reynolds.
CICELY REYNOLDS came to America in 1611 with her mother and brother. At the age of 14, she married THOMAS BAILEY. They had the one daughter, TEMPERANCE.
Shortly after THOMAS BAILEY died, CICELY married SAMUEL JORDAN. These folks had one son, RICHARD, and, along with the PIERCE family, were survivors of the Jamestown Massacre of 1622. Not long after the Massacre, SAMUEL JORDAN died.
In 1625, CICELY REYNOLDS BAILEY JORDAN married WILLIAM FARRAR. This couple had five children, and WILLIAM died in 1635.
So, CICELY REYNOLDS BAILEY JORDAN FARRAR married PETER MONTAGUE. PETER had come to Jamestown in 1621 aboard the Charles at the age of 18. PETER and CICELY had seven children, and PETER died in 1660.
Then, CICELY REYNOLDS BAILEY JORDAN FARRAR MONTAGUE married THOMAS PARKER. There were no children from this marriage, although PARKER was the father of at least 16 children by two former wives.
PARKER died in 1663 in Isle of Wight, Virginia. We have no idea what happened to CICELY after that, except that she must have sommmmmmmmeeeee family reunions.
[Brøderbund WFT Vol. 1, Ed. 1, Tree #2780, Date of Import: Nov 6, 2000]
Cicely came to Jamestown in the Swan during the year 1611. At least one report says her maiden name was Greene, and that she married a man named Baley, by whom she had a daughter named Temperance. This same source goes on to say that she was a 20 year old widow with a three year old daughter in 1620. A different source states that Cicely's last name was Reynolds. Both sources agree that Cicely married Samuel Jordan in 1620, and they had two daughters, Mary and Margaret. Shortly after Samuel's death in 1623, Cicely, now a wealthy widow, was pursued by two suitors -- the Reverend Greville Pooley and Mr. William Farrar, an honored member of his Majesty's Council. Cicely married Farrar, and Pooley sued Cicely for breach of promise, but he lost the case.[Fitzpen.FTW]
Cicely Reynolds came to America in 1611 with her mother and brother. At the age of 14, she married Thomas Bailey. They had the one daughter Temperance.
Shortly after Thomas Bailey died, Ciciely married Samuel Jordan. These folks had one son, Richard , and along with the Pierce family were survivors of the Jamestown Massacre of 1622. Not long after the Massacre, Samuel Jordan died.
Within three or four days of Samuel Jordan's death, Ciciely seemingly agreed to become, in due course, the wife of Rev. Greville Pooley, who sought to hold her to her promise. But, William Farrar, the administrator of her late husband's estate, was also a contender for her hand, and the successful one, causing the first breach of promise suit in America. The case reached London where the council for Virginia returned it to Virginia, "not knowinge how to decide so nice a difference" and desired "the resolution of Civil Lawiers". The matter was resolved, January 1624, when Pooley withdrew his suit and gave bond that he would make no further claim. Thereafter, Farrar and Cicely Reynolds Bailey Jordon were married for, at court held May 2, 1625, Farrar's bond as administrator was ordered cancelled. The couple had Five children. William Farrar died in 1735.
So, Cicely Reynolds Bailey Jordan Farrar married Peter Montague, Peter had come to Jamestown in 1621 aboard the "Charles" at the age of 18. Peter and Cicely had Seven children. Peter Montague died in 1660.
Then, Cicely Reynolds Bailey Jordan Farrar Montague married Thomas Parker.
There were no children from this marrage, and Parker died in 1663 in Isle of Wight, Virginia. He was the of at least 16 children by two former wives. We have no idea what happened to Cicely after that, except that she must have had soommmmmeeeeee family reunions.
The following is from Richard (Dick) Smith:
As the Mayflower was unloading in New England in 1620, another exciting event
was taking place in Samuel and Cecily Jordan's lives. They, along with the
other surviving stockholders of the first Virginia company, were honored with
the label of "Ancient Planters". They were also given legal title to their
lands and various immunities and privileges in the connection with their use.
These were the rewards which they had earned by their perseverance in
establishing the first permanent beachhead of English colonization on American
soil. Two of the Jordans'next door neighbors (also Ancient Planters), Capt.
John Woodlief to the north at Berkeley plantation had already held the first
American Thanksgiving Day in 1619 and John Rolfe II to the south had won and
Shortly after Samuel Jordan's death, the Rev. Grivelle Pooley began wooing
Cecily. However, she found that she was going to have another child by her
late husband and terminated the Reverend's amorous pursuit. The Rev. did not
react kindly to being deprived of a rich young widow, and Cecily became the
defendant in the first breach of promise suit brought in the colonies.
|1169||i.||Mary Jordan, born 1621 in Jordan's Journey, VA; died Abt. 1670 in Henrico Co., Va; married Authur Bailey.|
|ii.||Margarett Jordan, born 1623 in Va.|
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