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25 Oct 2016

Elisha Philippo Eʄqr. and his brother Onias in 17th century Norwich - Tombstone Tuesday

Monumental inscription in St. Augustine's Churchyard in Norwich:
  • Here Resteth ye Body of Elisha Philippo Eʄqr. and Isabel his Wife; Some times Citizen of Norwich, liueing in this Parrish of S. Sauiours; and in ye yeare 1675 he was made Highe Sherriffe for the County of Norff.; he Departed this life Auguʄt ye 19, and Isabel his Wife ye 7 of October, in ye yeare of our Lord 1678.
  • Here also Lyeth the body of Onias Philippo Gent: Brother to the aboue named Elisha Philippo Eʄqr. deceased, who departed this Life the 25th of Octob., Anno Domini 1693, aged 67 years.

Onias Philippo (†1693) was baptised on 17 Dec. 1626 in Norwich as son of Elie Philippo. Witnesses were Jan Brookar, Piere Boquelion, Marie, wife of James Skarfe, and Marie Francois, a young girl. Onias Philippo and his wife announced their intention to marry on 26 Feb. 1645-6 in Norwich.

His brother Elisha Philippo was likely baptised on 5 Mar. 1615-16 in Norwich as son of Elie Philipot. Witnesses were Dauid Marisel, Abrahant Castell the Younger, Marie, the last wife of Philpot, and Saras, wife of Jean Ferret. Elie Philipot had additional children.


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