Peter Brown Family History

Michael Monke (c1530) & Joan

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General History

Michael Monke & Joan were one of my 13th generation ancestors.

Key Dates:

Michael Monke birth details are not known, but he was possibly born in about 1530 possibly in Worth, Sussex. He was the son of John Monke. He married Joan possibly in about 1555.

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Michael & Joan had maybe six children.

Henry Jane William Thomas Michael Abraham
  1. Henry Monke (Moncke) was possibly born in about 1557 possibly in Worth, Sussex (derived as no birth records found- may not be a son of Michael).He married Margaret. Henry & Margaret had three children A-C). Henry possibly married secondly Elizabeth. Henry & Elizabeth possibly had two children (D-E). Henry was probably buried on 11th June 1618 in Worth, Sussex.
    1. Agnes Monke (Moncke) was baptised on 23rd May 1591 in Worth, Sussex.
    2. Henry Monke (Moncke) was baptised on 1st October 1592 in Worth, Sussex. He married Timothie Ginner (or Timothea) on 9th February 1623 in Balcombe, Sussex. Timothie was buried on 7th June 1652 in Worth, Sussex ('wife of Henry Munck') and Henry was probably buried there on 17th June 1652. Henry & Timothie had eleven children.
      1. Timothie Monke (Muncke) was baptised on 11th January 1624 in Worth, Sussex.
      2. Sarah Monke (Muncke) was baptised on 3rd July 1625 in Worth, Sussex ('dau of Henry') and she was buried there on 18th April 1627 (' dau of Henry & Timothie').
      3. Mary Monke (Muncke) was baptised on 10th September 1626 in Worth, Sussex.
      4. John Monke (Munoke) was baptised on 5th October 1628 in Worth, Sussex.
      5. Thomas Monke (Munck) was baptised on 7th March 1630 in Worth, Sussex.
      6. Henry Monke (Muncke) was baptised on 18th December 1630 in Worth, Sussex. He married Elizabeth and had three children in Worth, Sussex (Katherine(1664), Elizabeth (1660) & Anne (1667)).
      7. Sarah Monke (Muncke) was baptised on 25th January 1635 in Worth, Sussex.
      8. George Monke (Muncke) was baptised on 12th March 1637 in Worth, Sussex and he was buried there on 31st January 1641 ('son of Henry').
      9. Edward Monke (Edmund Muncke) was baptised on 12th February 1643 in Worth, Sussex and he was buried there on 26th December 1643 (' Edward, son of Henry').
      10. Elizabeth Monke (Muncke) was baptised on 5th January 1645 in Worth, Sussex.
      11. Anne Monke (Munchi) was baptised on 31st October 1647 in Worth, Sussex.
    3. Elizabeth Monke (Moncke) was baptised on 28th July 1594 in Worth, Sussex. She possibly married Thomas Nicholas on 9th July 1620 in Worth, Sussex.
    4. Abraham Monke (Moncke) was baptised on 3rd October 1596 in Worth, Sussex ('son of Henry & Elizabeth').
    5. Robert Monke (Moncke) was baptised on 3rd June 1604 in Worth, Sussex ('son of Henry')
  2. Jane Monke (Moncke) was buried on 7th June 1561 in Worth, Sussex ('dau of Michael & Johan').
  3. William Monke (Moncke) was baptised on 19th May 1559 in Worth, Sussex and was buried there on 8th January 1561 ('son of Michael & Johan').
  4. Thomas Monke (Moncke) was baptised on 1st January 1561 in Worth, Sussex ('son of Michael & Joan'). He possibly married firstly Rosemary Hylder. He married secondly Elizabeth Allin. Details of Thomas Monke & Elizabeth Allin are shown separately as they are direct ancestors.
  5. Michael Monke (Moncke) was baptised on 29th August 1563 in Worth, Sussex ('son of Michael & Joan').
  6. Abraham Monke (Moncke) was baptised on 23rd March 1567 in Worth, Sussex. ('son of Michael & Joan').

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  1. There were numerous differant spellings of "Monke" in the parish registers eg Monk, Monkes, Monck, Moncke, Monncke, Munck, Muncke, Munckes, Munoke, Munke, Munchke
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Sources Returns to 'Top of Page'
  1. Sussex Record Society -  East Grinstead Parish Registers 1558-1661:
  2. Sussex Record Society – Marriage Licenses at Lewes 1586-1642,1670-1732, 1772-1837 (Volumes 1, 6, 25,26)
  3. Lewes Will microfilm
  4. Sussex Family History Group-Sussex Marriage Index CD
  5. Sussex Family History Group - Baptism & Burial records
  6. IGI (International Genealogical Index: Latter-day Saints) - batches of parish records: see Links