Robert Lawter1

M, d. before 24 September 1619
FatherMr. (?) Lawter
     Robert was born in England. Robert married Mary Ffyske, daughter of William Ffyske, after 30 January 1579 in County Suffolk, England. Mary was still listed as Mary Fyske when she proved her father's will on this date. Robert departed this life before 24 September 1619 in England. On this day, his wife, Mary, notes herself as a widow in her will. It is said that he was murdered by his son, Joseph, who was executed for the crime at Bury.2,3


Mary Ffyske b. c 1555, d. b 24 Nov 1620


  1. [S1142] Henry Ffiske, Fiske Family Papers, page 427 - Candler Manuscripts [Tanner M.S. 180.33] Pedigree Chart - Robert Lawter m. Mary, daughter of William Ffiske who fled in the days of Queen Mary - children: Joseph, Anne, Mary, Martha.
  2. [S1149] G. Andrews Moriarty, The Fiske Family.
  3. [S1154] G. Andrews Moriarty, The Fiske Family, page 145 - Mary Fiske married Robert Lawter. Children: Joseph who killed his father and was executed at Bury [Candler Papers], Ann [m. John fiske], Mary [Eleazer Fiske of Metfield], Martha [dies without issue].