Descendants of Thomas Grubb

Third Generation

Family of Henry GRUBB (2) & Johan H______

3. Henry GRUBB Jr. Born in Jul 1617 in Stoke Climsland, Cornwall, England.[1] Henry died in Stoke Climsland, Cornwall, England bef 1674; he was 56.[1] Occupation: Butcher and tenant farmer.[1] Religion: Quaker.[1]

Henry Grubb Jr signed the Protestation against Popery in 1641 and was listed as a tenant farmer in Stoke Climsland during 1650. In the mid 1650's Henry became one of the earliest Quakers in Cornwall and had a tendency to challenge authority. On November 11, 1662, Henry was arrested and imprisoned briefly for non-payment of the tithe. In January 1663/4 Henry was arrested again and imprisoned in Trematon Castle for several years for non-payment of the tithe. As a result, he lost the lease on his land. [1]

On ye 11th of ye 8th mo: 1662 Henry Grubb of Stoakeclymsland was arrested by a warrant out of Tremation Court att ye suite of William Pike preist of ye parish aforesd for tyths & cast into Tremation prison where hee remayned some time & then gave appearance.
Henry Grubb butcher of Stokeslymslande for sendeinge his sonne to Saltash markett (near Plymouth) in ye time called lent to sell some flesh had soe much (of) ye flesh taken from him as was worth V by order of peter Stevens then Major there.
Henry Grubbe of ye prish of Stokeclymslande about ye beginninge of ye 12th month of 1663 was taken upp by vertue of an execution att ye suite of William pike preist of ye sd parish in a case of tyths; & Carryed to Tremation castle where hee continnued a prisoner for severall yeeres, & was afterwards turned out by ye preists order. [1], [2]

On 3 Feb 1641 when Henry was 23, he first married Margerett FACIE, in Stoke Climsland, Cornwall, England.[1] Born ? . Margerett died in 1642 in Stoke Climsland, Cornwall, England.[1] Margerett's estate was filed 24 Dec 1642.

Henry second married Wilmot UNKNOWN. Wilmot died in 1698 in Stoke Climsland, Cornwall, England.[1] Buried on 30 Sep 1698 in Stoke Climsland, Cornwall, England.[1] [Note: buried in a field.].

After the death of Henry, Wilmot remained in Stoke Climsland with her oldest surviving son, Anthony, and his family. [1]

They had the following children:
i. Peter. Born ? . Peter died in 1674/5 in Stoke Climsland, Cornwall, England.[1] Peter died intestate and unmarried. His brother, Anthony, administered Peter's estate. Occupation: Butcher in Stoke Climsland.[1]

In 1674/5 Peter Grubb died in Stoke Climsland without a will, and the family posted a bond naming a family member to take responsibility for his estate. This document, dated January 28, 1674/5, assigns all of Peter's assets and liabilities to Peter's brother, Anthony, and was signed by his other brothers and his sister - Henry Grubb, John Grubb, Robert Grubb, David Grubb and Johan (Joane) Grubb. [1]

Peter Grubb died in his 20's unmarried. His estate was valued at only one pound. [1]
4 ii. Anthony
iii. Robert. Born ? . Robert died in 1651 in Stoke Climsland, Cornwall, England.[1] Robert died young. Buried in 1651 in Stoke Climsland, Cornwall, England.[1]
5 iv. Henry (?-1705)
6 v. John (1652-1708)
vi. Robert. Born in 1653/4 in Stoke Climsland, Cornwall, England.[1] Robert was baptized in Stoke Climsland, Cornwall, England on 23 Feb 1653/4.[1] Robert died ? .
vii. Johan (Joane). Born on 30 Mar 1657 in Stoke Climsland, Cornwall, England.[1] Johan (Joane) died ? .

It is often incorrectly reported that this child was a son. The ultra violet evidence establishes that this child was a daughter. Joane signed her brother Henry's certificate in London. [1]
viii. David. Born on 23 Jan 1658/9 in Stoke Climsland, Cornwall, England.[1] David died ? .

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