Anne Fettiplace was born on 16 Jul 1496 in Shelford Parva as Little Shelford was then known. She died on 16 Aug 1568. She married Edward Purifoy.
She is the United States President's 12-Great Grandmother, Winston Churchill's 11-Great Grandmother. Lady Diana's 13-Great Grandmother and David Cameron’s 15-Great Aunt.
Anne was named in the famous book, “Ancestral roots of certain American colonists who came to America before 1700”.
Her parents, John Fettiplace and Elizabeth Bessiles married in 1483 in Little Shelford.
Picture courtesy National Trust.
Their children were:
Michael and William Fettiplace were descendants of Anne who helped found Jamestown in the USA in 1607. They were employed
by famous adventurer John Smith. Elinore Fettiplace published one of the first cookery books in the United States in 1604.