Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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Henry FAULCONER (1566-1633)

and Joan BRETT (c1570-1632)

 

Henry Faulconer and Joan Brett were my 10x Great Grandparents.  (Click here to see their place in my pedigree chart.)  They married on 7 May 1588 in Balcombe, Sussex.

Henry Faulconer was baptised on 6 May 1566 in Balcombe.  He was the son of Edward Faulconer (c1540-1588).  Henry was buried in East Grinstead, Sussex on 29 October 1633.  He was of Balcombe and Bentley in Cuckfield and afterwards a yeoman of East Grinstead.  He was mentioned in his father's will of 1587/8.  His own will was dated 6 November 1632 and proved on 6 March 1633/4 (Lewes A23 98).  He named Mr. Thomas Dyne of East Grinstead and Richard Constable of Ashurst in Kent as overseers of his will.

Joan Brett's date and place of birth/baptism are unknown, to me.  She was buried on 30 June 1632 in East Grinstead.

 

Henry Faulconer and Joan Brett had 8 known children:

  1. Thomas Faulconer was baptised on 29 June 1589 in Balcombe.  He was mentioned in his father's will of 1632.  As Thomas Falkner he may have married Margaret Underhill by licence on 28 August 1615 in Twineham, Sussex.  Their marriage licence was issued by the Archdeaconry of Lewes on 26 August 1616.  It recorded that he was of East Grinstead and that she was a widow of Twineham.

  2. Joan Faulconer was baptised on 4 July 1591 in Balcombe.  She was buried on 29 January 1641/2.  She was mentioned in her father's will.  As Joan Faulkner she married Robert Drewe in January 1616/7 in East Grinstead.  He was of Brokehurst in East Grinstead and was also named in his father-in-law's will.  Robert died on 29 January 1641/2.  His will was dated 21 January 1641/2 and proved on 31 March 1642.  Robert and Joane had the following children:

    1. Joane Drew was baptisedon 20 June 1608 in East Chiltington.  She was mentioned in her grandfather's will of 1632.  She married Lancelot Faulconer gent of Lewes of 25 October 1633 in East Grinstead.

    2. Susan Drew was mentioned in her grandfather's will.  She married Edward Shearman, junior of Cuckfield.  They had the following child:

      1. Drew Sherman was 5 months in 1643.

    3. Bridget Drew was baptised on 13 July 1628 in East Grinstead.  She was mentioned in her grandfather's will.

  3. Ann Faulconer was baptised on 4 June 1594 in Balcombe.  She was buried on 9 September 1615 in East Grinstead.

  4. Susan Faulconer was baptised on 1 May 1597 in Balcombe.  She was buried on 1 July 1612 in East Grinstead.

  5. Dorothy Falconer was baptised on 31 August 1600 in Cuckfield, Sussex.  She was mentioned in both her father's and uncle Thomas's wills.  As Dorothy Fawkner she married Thomas Ellis on 19 June 1628 in East Grinstead.  He was also mentioned in his father-in-law's and wife's uncle Thomas's wills.  They had 6 children by the time of her uncle Thomas made his will.

  6. Henry Falkoner, my 9x Great Grandfather, was baptised on 19 December 1602 in Cuckfield.  He married Mary before or about 1634.  (They have their own page.)

  7. John Fawlkner was baptised on 27 October 1605 in Cuckfield.  He was buried on 28 September 1682 in Balcombe.  He was of Yew Trees in Balcombe.  He was mentioned in his father's will and an executor to his uncle Thomas's will.  He was also granted administration of his brother Henry's estate in 1668.  His will was dated 4 September 1680 and proved on 9 November 1682 (Lewes A36 56/7).

    John first married Elizabeth Blundell on 4 October 1624 in East Grinstead.  She was buried on 27 March 1631 in Balcombe.  They had the following children:

    1. Henry Faulconer

    2. Thomas Faulconer

    3. John Faulconer

    4. Elizabeth Faulconer

    John next married Elizabeth Payne on 9 December 1635 in Balcombe.  They had the following children:

    1. Susan Faulconer

    2. Jane Faulconer

    3. Sarah Faulconer

    John married for a third time to Anne on 26 November 1667 in Twineham.  She was the daughter of Thomas Agate of Twineham.  Anne had previously married John Sander of Parkhouse, Charlwood, Surrey in 1634 and then John Young of Charlwood.  Anne was mentioned in the 1680 will of her third husband.  She was buried on 24 July 1694 in Balcombe.  Anne left a will dated 1 July 1682, which was proved on 21 September 1694 (Lewes A42 50/1).

  8. Edward Faulconer was baptised on 30 October 1608 in East Grinstead.  He was mentioned in both his father's and his uncle Thomas's wills.  At the time of his uncle's will of 1650, Edward had 2 children..

 

BRETT          FAULKNER

This page was reviewed on 8 April 2012