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Elizabeth Willoughby[1]

Female Abt 1635 - Aft 1672  (~ 37 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Willoughby 
    Born Abt 1635  Norfolk County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    _FSFTID L64N-FYG 
    _FSLINK https://familysearch.org/tree/#view=ancestor&person=L64N-FYG 
    Died Aft Apr 1672 
    Notes 
    • «b»http://xpda.com/family/default.htm?page=Digges-Catherine-ind02433.htm


      «tab»«/b»During her lifetime, Elizabeth Willoughby wedded three husbands. The first was Simon Overzee, a Dutch merchant who traded widely in the lower James River bain, the counties along the Chesapeake Bay, and Maryland.
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      «tab»Overzee died in 1660, and within the year Elizabeth took her second husband, George Colclough. The younger brother of a wealthy, well-placed London grocer, and himself a merchant, Colclough had settled in Northumberland County around 1651. By 1656 he was a magistrate and a burgess for the county. The marriage lasted until Colclough's death in 1662.
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      «tab»Thereupon, the widow Colclough married Isaac Allerton, the son of a Plymouth, Massachusetts merchant who also resided in Northumberand. She was Isaac Allerton's second wife. Either just before of soon after they were wed, Allerton was commissioned a justice of the peace. Subsequently he became a member of the House of Burgesses and eventually won a seat on the governor's council.
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      «tab»"The Old Dominion in the Seventeenth Century"
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      «tab»She was mentioned in an April 1672 letter from Governor CharlesCalvert to Cecilius, 2nd Lord Baltimore regarding Maryland landrights of her deceased first husband (Simon Overzee).


      Source/Citation «u»The Old Dominion in the Seventeenth Century, Warren M. Billings, 1975 «/u»
    Person ID I546  Glenn Cook Family
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2015 

    Father Capt. Thomas Willoughby,   b. 1593, Rochester, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1658, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Alice,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F236  Group Sheet

    Family 1 George Colclough,   d. Bef 1663 
    Married Abt 1661  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 12 Jan 2010 
    Family ID F319  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Isaac Allerton,   b. 11 May 1630, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1702, Narrow's Plantation, Cople Parish, Westmoreland Co., VA. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 1663  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Captain Willoughby Allerton,   b. Abt 1665, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Frances Allerton,   b. Abt 1668, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1721, Richmond, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years)
     3. Sarah Allerton,   b. Abt 1670, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1731, Wicomico, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years)
    Last Modified 13 Jan 2010 
    Family ID F238  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S1484] Mayflower Familes Through Five Generations, Robert S. Wakefield and Margaret Harris Stover, (published: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, Plymouth, Massachusetts--1998 Vol. 17).

    2. [S30] "Colonial Familes in America".