When Goditha Throckmorton was born in 1461, in Coughton, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Sir Thomas Throckmorton, was 49 and her mother, Margaret Olney, was 45. She married Edward Peyto about 1474, in Fladbury, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died in 1565, in Yelden, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 104.
English: habitational name from Throckmorton in Worcestershire, which is named with Old English throc ‘beam bridge’ + mere ‘pool’ + tūn ‘enclosure, settlement’.
History: The Throckmorton family was powerful and influential in England in Tudor times, but has since almost died out there. American bearers of the name trace their descent from either John Throckmorton (1601–1684) of New England or Robert Throckmorton (1609–1663) of VA.
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