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William TRUMBULL East Hamptstead [25613]
(Abt 1606-1678)
Elizabeth WECKERLIN [25626]
(Abt 1619-1652)
RICH [25638]
(-Bef 1687)
Laurentia [25631]
Rev Charles TRUMBULL L.L.D. [3523]
(Abt 1646-1724)
Anna RICH [25630]

Laurentia TRUMBULL [3522]
(Abt 1680-1718)


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1. Joseph ALSTON of New House [3521]

Laurentia TRUMBULL [3522]

  • Born: Abt 1680
  • Marriage (1): Joseph ALSTON of New House [3521] on 1 Jul 1699 in St Bride Fleet St LND
  • Died: 28 Feb 1717/18 aged about 38
  • Buried: 1 Mar 1717/18, Edwardstone SFK

bullet   Cause of her death was smallpox.


bullet  General Notes:

London, Quaritch 1887. ALSTON.
ALSTON, JOSEPH, of Edwardstone, Suffolk, Esq., bachelor, 22, and Laurentia Trumbull, of Hadleigh, said county, spinster, 18, dau. of Charles Trumbull, doctor of law, who consents, at St. Bride's, London, or . . . .26 June, 1699.
They were married by Dr Turner by Arch Bishops licence.

Laurentia was a woman of some substance. Portraits of her and her father were in 1899 in the possession of Mr Theodore Hare.

Suffolk PRO ref 391/9 - Release of settlement of marriage of Mr Joseph Alston to Madam Trumbull 9 Dec 1699. Copy with E L Fenn 2000.

Laurentia was aged 37 at her death, her ledger stone in Edwardstone Church was removed from the Nave to the Lady Chapel c1878 now partially obscured by the organ 2010, it reads:

Domina Laurentia Iosephi Alston
Hujus villœ armigeri
uxor amabili
Reverendi Caroli Trumbull LLD
filia unica
cujus memiœ pientissimae
publicum hoc tam doloris quam fidei
conjugalis monumentum
pietatis ergo
posuit moerens maritus
filia observantissima
conjux fidissima
mater indulgentissima
in variis vitae muneribus obeundis
œque calleus ac syncera
Quid multis ?
Pietate prudentia ingenio comitate
tantisq corporis pariter ac animi
dotibus inclaruit
ut facile evaserit fœminei generis
decus et ornamentum
Liberos sex relinquentem superstites
e carnis ergas tulo liberarunt
variolae malignae
non sine luctu omnium
28 Feb.
Anno aetatis 37
Dom. 1717.
Ref: Alstoniana Pg. 249

Dame Laurentia Joseph Alston
armourbearer this village
loving wife
Reverend Charles Trumbull LL DD
only daughter
respectful daughter
public as well as the pain of faith
conjugal tomb
therefore piety
sorrowing husband put
daughter observing
loyal partner
mothers indulgence
in a variety of tasks
equally skilled and sincere
Why so many ?
Piety prudence courtesy talent
geat body and soul together
famous endowments
so easily escaped in female race
and ornament
Leaving six surviving children
freed from the prison safe
smallpox malign
not without the grief of all
Feb. 28
In the age of 37
Dam. 1717.
An internet translation !


Laurentia married Joseph ALSTON of New House [3521] [MRIN: 1202], son of Isaac ALSTON of Chelsea [3220] and Mary SEILE of London [3519], on 1 Jul 1699 in St Bride Fleet St LND. (Joseph ALSTON of New House [3521] was born about 1676, died on 11 Oct 1736 and was buried on 15 Oct 1736 in Edwardstone SFK.). The cause of his death was gout.

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