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Burrough / Burroughs / Burrows of Suffolk


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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
There is some discussion (based on a DNA result) that my family is linked to the Burroughs family originally from Wickhambrook and Pettaugh, Suffolk in the 1500 & 1600s. I would be very keen to contact anyone who is descended from siblings or relatives of the following people:

William Burroughs, gentleman, born abt 1500, will proved 26 June 1597

son: Thomas Burroughs, Esq born about 1531, Wickhambrook, Suffolk, Died 19 June 1597 Wickhambrook.
wife: Bridget Higham born about 1531, Higham, Suffolk, Died 19 June 1597
other children of Thomas & Bridget:
Susan Burrough, born abt 1567, Wickenhambrook, Suffolk
Thomas Burrough, christened 25/04/1576 Wickenham, Suffolk
William Burrough, born 15/03/1565, Wickenham, Suffolk, died 25/05/1609
son: George Burrough, born abt 26 Oct 1579, Wickhambrook or Pettaugh, Suffolk, Died 21 Feb 1652/53, Pettaugh, Suffolk, (LLB, Rector Pettaugh & Gosbeck)
wife: Frances Sparrow born about 1583 Wickhambrook, Suffolk, married abt 1610
other children of George & Frances:
William Burrough, born abt 1610, Wickenhambrook, Suffolk. Died 1663/1689
Thomas Burrough, born abt 1614 Isle of Wight
Frances Burrough, born abt 1616/1663, Pettaugh, Suffolk. Died 08 Sep1678, unmarried
Charles Burrough, born abt 1612 Ipswich, Suffolk. Died 04/05/1690 Ipswich, Suffolk aged 78
son: Nathaniel Burrough / Burrowe born abt 1618, Pettaugh, Suffolk Died 23 Mar 1682 Limehouse, Middlesex, England apprenticed to Jermyn Pynde of Haberdashers Co of London 22 Aug 1634
wife: Rebbecca Style born abt 1622 Virginia, married abt 1649
son: Rev George Burroughs born Scituate about 1650, graduated Harvard 1670, died 19 Aug 1692, Salem, Essex Co, Massachusetts.

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