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Humphrey Wise Wythe

(1591 - 1638)

Humphrey Wise or Wyeth was probably born in 1591 in England. By 1626 he was married and living in Massachusetts with his wife Susan. Humphrey died, his wife remarried Samuel Greenfield. From Humphrey's probate, 'Humfry Wise of Ipswich died intestate and Samuel Greenfeild late of Salem married his widow and took into his possession the lands and goods of the said Humfry without legal order.' The courts settled the dispute with Samuel given a certain portion for the care of his stepchildren, then the remaining being divided among the children of Humphrey.


Birth1591England, United Kingdom
Marriage1626Massachusetts, British America - Susan Pakeman
Arrival1636Ipswich, British America
Civil1636Ipswich, British America
Death1638Ipswich, British America
Probate1639Ipswich, British America


SpouseSusan Pakeman (1600 - 1640)
ChildSarah Wise (1625 - 1707)
FatherBenjamin Wise (1550 - 1602)
MotherEmma Jannings (1550 - 1601)