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THE STORY AS I KNOW IT
Ellen Winch was born between 1605-1611 in Berkshire
possibly Bray. She was the
daughter of Simon
Winch and Ellen
Logan. This was as old family of
Berks made up of
Yeoman and Gentlemen.
Ellen married Thomas Passmore
1628-1633. He died leaving a will dated December 9,
proved May 11, 1652. The will named his wife, Ellen and 7
was one of the executors and Simon Winch was a witness. "A Quaker Family Through
The Passmores in
America" by Robert Houston Smith 1992 gives the
this Will. "5 pound each to Thomas's wife Ellen and children John,
Richard, William, Elizabeth, Eidie, Ellen and Thomas.
Ellen and his son Thomas
were made executors. Witness were C.
and sy (Simon) Winch".
was referred to as Thomas
Passmor, clothier of Bray.
I don't know who C. Winch is.
Ellen and Thomas' known children
1. Thomas Passmore, born 1633-36
2. William Passmore, born 1633-36, he wed Margery Ball Jan 6, 1654-5
3. John Passmore
4. Richard Passmore
5. Elizabeth Passmore
6. Eidie Passmore - this name was that of Ellen Logans grandmother and was used in every generation.
7. Ellen Passmore
My thanks to Crystal Cooper who provided the reference and dates on the web. I found them on a search.
It is not known when Ellen Winch
Passmore died, except it was after May 11, 1652.
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Date created: 2/27/2011
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