Felkin, Phillin, Philkin, Felkyn, Felken,
Hugh FELKIN, yeoman
Christopher FELKIN of London, draper, citizen and member of the Drapers' Co., died between 1641 and before 6/1644 when child Ann administered estate
Spouse: (1) Frances Lidley daughter of Edmond married 11/30/1589 St. Peter's upon Cornhill; (2) Margaret ____ buried St. Garbriel Fenchurch in London 10/11/1595; (3) _____
Children: Arthur baptized 4/28/1591 may have been unnamed child buried same day; Humphrey baptized 1593 buried 8/28/1603; Henry buried 8/1/1593 may have been twin of Humphrey; Edmund baptized 4/13/1595 buried 8/6/1595; Henry baptized 12/10/1600, buried 9/11/1603; Elizabeth baptized 8/7/1603 buried 9/14/1603; Sarah baptized 10/7/1604 buried 8/26/1605; Robert twin baptized 10/19/1606 probably died young; Elizabeth twin baptized 10/19/1606; Edward baptized 9/29/1608 buried 10/9/1610; Christopher baptized 9/21/1610; Anne baptized 3/4/1611 unmarried in 1644; Robert baptized 4/17/1614; George buried 9/28/1620
Elizabeth FELKIN baptized 10/19/1606 St. Garbiel, Fenchurch, London, died 1645, came on "Increase" age 28 with husband
Spouse: Thomas PAGE origin London, born circa 1606, gentleman, tailor from All Saints Staynings Markland, London; came on the "Increase" 7/1635 age 29; of Saco ME prior to 9/7/1636; died by 10/21/1645, church member at Saco; married 8/20/1628 St. Martin Ludgate, London
Children: Katherine baptized St. Gabriel Fenchurch, London 2/13/1628-9 died soon (unless she is same as Katherine below per Great Migration); Thomas baptized St. Gabriel Fenchurch 8/1/1631, sailed on "Increase" no further record; Katherine born circa 1634, sailed with family, no further record; Mary born circa 1636, apprenticed to John Smyth for 5 years; Christopher born circa 1638, apprenticed to Henry Waddocke for 10 years, died before 6/20/1667; Sylvester born circa 1640, apprentices to Thomas Williams for 13 years, no further record after 8/1655; George born circa 1642, married 1664 Mary Edgecomb daughter of Nicholas
Mary PAGE born circa 1636 apprenticed to John Smyth for 5 years 10/21/1645
Spouse: Anthony LITTLEFIELD born circa 1621; baptized 10/7/1621; died 1662 Wells ME; married by 1652
Children: Edmund born 1653 died 4/9/1718 Braintree MA married Elizabeth MOTT; Samuel; Caleb born circa 1659 married Lydia Mott; James
NGSQ81 (1992):221: The Page family obtained a certificate from Allhallows Stayning Church, Mark Lane, in London, attesting their conformity to the Church of England. // In 1934 Percival Boyd assembled a roll of those admitted to the Drapers' Company and listed on Thomas Page as having been bound as an apprentice in the Company in 1620 and still a member as late as 1634. His disappearance from these records thereafter is consistent with his departure for New England the next year. /// Thomas Page became a citizen and draper free from Christopher Felkin, tailor of Fenchurch St., on 3 Sept 1628. Moreover, a fortnight earlier Thomas Page had married Elizabeth Felkin, daughter of Christopher Felkin, on 20 Aug 1628 at St. Martin Ludgate in London. /// ChristopherFelkin was a citizen and member of the Drapers' Co., having been freed by John Goodwin, tailor in Fenchurch St., London, on 10 Jul 1587. On Sunday 30 Nov 1589, Christopher "Felkyn" of London, draper son of Hugh "Felken", yeoman, married "Fraunces" Lidley, dauaghter of 'Edmond Lidlye" in the parish of St. Peter's upon Cornhill. Felkin's second wife, Margaret, was buried at St. Gabriel Fenchurch in London on 11 Oct 1595. The The names of Felkin's third or later wives are unknown. In 1638 Chrostopher Felkin of St. Gabriel Fenchurch as responsible for rent of £10. In 1641 he was on the poll tax list. His servants, John Simson and Samuel Felkin, were buried at St. Gabriel Fenchurch on 12 Aug and 26 Sep 1593 respectively. // Christopher Felkin of St. Gabriel Fenchurch died intestate in London before June 1644 when the Comissary Court of London granted administration of his estate to his daughter, Ann Felkin, who may have been his only living child in the city.
Gen Dictionary ME & NH pg 522-3: Thomas Page, gentleman, tailor, Saco, from All Saints Stayning, London, arriv at Boston in the "Increase" the last of July 1635 ag 29 bringing w Elizabeth ag 28, 2 ch and servants Edw Sparkes ag 22 and Katherine Taylor ag 24. Taxed in Saco Sep 1636; sued John Richmond 1637; both tr and gr j 1640. In Mar 1640-1 he drew a bill of exchange for Lb 40 on Mr. Christopher Phillin of Fanchurch St, London, payable to Mr. John Huxton of Wapping. Lists 242, 22. Dead 21 Oct 1645. Ch appear: Thomas ag 2 and Katherine ag 1 in Apr 1634; Mary bound to John Smith for 5 yrs in 1645 m Anthony Littlefield; Christopher bound to Henry Waddock for 10 yrs in 1645. His est on Stratton Isl apprais 20 Jun 1667 incl a boat and clothing; Sylvester bound to Thos Williams for 13 yrs in 1645 and with him in 1654, liv Aug 1655; George b +-1641-2.
Pioneers of MA pg 339: PAGE, Thomas, tailor ae 29 with wife Elizabeth ae 28 and ch Thomas ae 2 & Katharine ae 1 & servants Edward Spurks ae 22 & Kath Taylor ae 24 cert from All Saints Stayning (London) came in the Increase in April 1635. /P/ We note that Thomas, gent, Saco ME gave bond 22 (1) 1640-1[L].
Pioneers Maine Rivers pg 188: PAGE, Thomas born 1606; tailor from All Saints Stayning; sailed from London in the "Increase" 6/20/1635; wife Elizabeth born 1607; Saco 1636; both parents died in 1645 leaving children, born in England, Thomas 1633, Catherine 1634; born at Saco, Christopher, George born 1641, Mary, and Sylvester.
Pioneers of ME & NH: PAGE, Thomas, tailor, age 29, with wife Elizabeth age 28 and children Thomas age 2 and Katharine age 1 and servants Edward Spurks age 22 and Kat: Taylor age 24 cert. from All Saints, Stayning, (London) came in the Increase in April 1635. Thomas, gent. Saco (Maine) had suit in Maine court 5/2/1637; gave bond for payment of money 22 (1) 1640-1. [L] Grand juryman in 1640. Gave bond for John Winter in 1641.
History & Genealogy of the Page family: Record also mentions a Thomas Page who came to this country in 1636 from the parish of All Saints Staynings, Mark Lane, London. He was a tailor aged twenty nine, With him came his wife Elizabeth and two children Thomas and Katherine also two servants.
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