Section XQ: Descendants of William Kerrich

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Generation One

1. WILLIAM1 KERRICH of Saxsted, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom was born about 1420[3] of Saxsted[3], and died between 1470 and 1540[3]. [2, 3]
Probably a descendant of John Kerrich of Leiston, co. Suffolk, who was taxed in the subsidy of 1327.[2]
+2i.WILLIAM2 KERRICH of Saxsted, b. about 1450[3] of Saxsted[3]; d. in 1504[3].

Generation Two

2. WILLIAM2 KERRICH (William1) of Saxsted, son of (1) William1 KERRICH, was born about 1450[3] of Saxsted[3], and died in 1504[3]. [3]
+3i.WILLIAM3 KERRICH of Saxsted, b. about 1480[4] of Saxsted[4]; d. about 1551[4].

Generation Three

3. WILLIAM3 KERRICH (William2, William1) of Saxsted, son of (2) William2 KERRICH, was born about 1480[4] of Saxsted[4], and died about 1551[4]. [4]
+4i.ROBERT4 KERRICH of Bedfield, Suffolk, b. about 1505[4] of Bedfield[4]; d. about 1577[4].

Generation Four

4. ROBERT4 KERRICH (William3, William2, William1) of Bedfield, son of (3) William3 KERRICH, was born about 1505[4] of Bedfield[4], and died about 1577[4]. [4]
+5i.WILLIAM5 KERRICH of Saxsted, b. about 1540[5] of Saxsted[5]; d. about Feb. 1593; m. in 1565 MARGERY _____, b. in Saxsted about 1542, bur. on 23 April 1610[5] in Saxsted[5].

Generation Five

5. WILLIAM5 KERRICH (Robert4, William3, William2, William1) of Saxsted, son of (4) Robert4 KERRICH, was born about 1540[5] of Saxsted[5], and was buried on 30 March 1593[5] in Saxsted[5]. He married in 1565, MARGERY _____, who was born about 1542 in Saxsted, was buried on 23 April 1610[5] in Saxsted[5]. [5]
+6i.ROSE6 KERRICH, b. on 13 April 1572[5] in Saxsted[5]; d. on 19 Sept. 1627 in Westhorpe, Suffolk; m. on 13 May 1600 in Westhorpe (KR-3) THOMAS CLARKE, b. in Westhorpe[1] on 1 Nov. 1570[1], d. in Westhorpe[1] on 29 July 1627[1], son of (KR-2) John and (LK-4) Katherine (COOK ALIAS CAREW) CLARKE.

Generation Six

6. ROSE6 KERRICH (William5, Robert4, William3, William2, William1), daughter of (5) William5 and Margery (_____) KERRICH, was born on 13 April 1572[5] in Saxsted[5], and died on 19 Sept. 1627 in Westhorpe. She married in Westhorpe, on 13 May 1600, (KR-3) THOMAS CLARKE, son of (KR-2) John and (LK-4) Katherine (COOK ALIAS CAREW) CLARKE, who was born on 1 Nov. 1570[1] in Westhorpe[1], was christened on 3 Nov. 1570[6], and died on 29 July 1627[1] in Westhorpe[1]. [5, 7, 8]
NEHGR 1951, p.254 states:
The Kerrich family were wealthy yeomen living in the parish of Saxsted, co.
Suffolk, and their ancestry has been traced to William Kerrich, of Saxsted, who
occurs in 1470.
Children: See (KR-3) Thomas CLARKE

1. G. Andrews Moriarty, "Genealogical Research in England", Reprinted in "English Origins of New England Families, Series 1, Volume 1", 654.
2. Ibid., 672.
3. Ibid., 673.
4. Ibid., 674.
5. Ibid., 676.
6. Stephen Farnum Peckham, Peckham Genealogy: the English Ancestors and American Descendants of John Peckham of Newport, Rhode Island, 1630 (New York: National Historical Co., 1922), 209; digital images, (
7. Ibid., 210.
8. Charles Wesley Peckham Sr., The Peckham Family (Dexter, Michigan: Thomson-Shore, Inc., 2009), 54.