5805, 5869. Ibrook


  1. Richard Ibrook (d. 1651) m. Margaret Gentleman (ca. 1587–1664); Southwold, Suffolk, Eng.; Hingham, Mass.
  2. Margaret Ibrook (1620–1700) m. 1639 John Tower (1609–1702); Hingham, Norfolk, Eng.; Hingham, Mass.


A summary of this family’s documentation in both England and America appears in Robert Charles Anderson, George F. Sanborn Jr., and Melinde Lutz Sanborn, The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634–1635, 7 vols. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1999–2011), 4:1-2, building on Walter Goodwin Davis, Walter Goodwin Davis, comp., Massachusetts and Maine Families in the Ancestry of Walter Goodwin Davis (1885–1966): A Reprinting, in Alphabetical Order by Surname, of the Sixteen Multi-Ancestor Compendia, 3 vols. (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1996), 2:335-6. Richard and Margaret have no known marriage record, but Margaret’s family of origin is now established by Leslie Mahler and Robert Battle, Three Great-Migration Gentlewomen: Sisters Margaret (Gentleman) Ibrook, Susan (Gentleman) (Hunter) Hollingsworth, and Joan (Gentleman) (Herrington) Youngs of Southwold, Suffolk, and Massachusetts, American Genealogist 91 (2019–20): 250-60.

Related surnames

11611, 11739. Gentleman · 1451, 1467. Tower

Created 8 June 2003; last updated 31 March 2022.
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