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Families covered: Bere of Bere, Bere (Beare) of Huntsham (Hunsham), Bere of Morebath

Baldwin de Bere of Bere, Devon (a temp Stephen who r. 1135-1154)
m. Sibilla
1. William Bere
  m. Conydane (dau of Arnold de la prett)
  A. Robert Bere
  m. Agnes Favel (dau/heir of Roger Favel of Risdon)
  i. Robert Bere
  m. Joane
  a. John Bere
  m. Lettice
  (1) Roger Bere
  m. Isabell Ballard (dau/heir of Roger Ballard)
  (A) Robert Bere
  m. Agnes Clavill (dau/heir of John Clavill)
  (i) John Bere
  m. Alice Clavill (dau of Thomas Clavill of Lifton)
  (a) John Bere
  m. Constance
((1)) Thomas Bere
  m. Joane Speake (dau of William Speake of Bronsford)
  ((A)) John Bere of Hunsham (d 05.04.1491)
  m. Elizabeth Gambon (dau of John Gambon of Morston)
  ((i)) John Bere or Beare of Hunsham (b by 1470, d 27.12.1524) - continued below
  m. Elizabeth Chalvedon (dau of John Chalvedon (by Margaret) son of Andrew by Elizabeth, dau/coheir of William Norton by William Crewse)
  ((ii)) Emme Bere
  m1. John Tremayne
  m2. Richard Wood
  ((2)) Mabell Bere



John Bere of Hunsham (b c1494, d 05.06.1531) - continued above
m. Elizabeth Chalvedon (dau of John Chalvedon (by Margaret) son of Andrew by Elizabeth, dau/coheir of William Norton by William Crewse)
1. John Bere of Hunsham (b c1494, d 05.06.1531)
  m. Thomazin Stukleye (dau of Sir Thomas Stukleye, m2. William Trewynard)
  A. Thomas Bere or Beare of Hunsham (b 1521-2, bur 22.11.1589)
  m. Joane Keynes (bur 25.07.1588, dau of Humphry Keynes by Mary, dau/heir of John Whytinge)
  i. Charles Bere (dsp 02.11.1607)
  m. Elinor Marwood (d 20.05.1619, dau of John Marwood, widow of Robert Wichhales then Robert Hanham (son of Sir John of Dorset))
ii. John Bere or Beare of Hunsham (bur 27.07.1641, 3rd son)
  m. Joane Weare (d 16.01.1651, dau of John Weare of Holberton)
  a. Thomas Bere or Beare of Huntsham (b c1606, d 29.09.1629)
m. Mary Drewe (bur 22.02.1637-8, dau of Sir Thomas Drewe of Broadhembury)
  (1) Thomas Bere or Beare of Huntsham (b c3.03.1627/8, bur 28.01.1679-80)
  m1. (05.07.1648) Julian Davie (d 08.08.1654, dau of Sir John Davie)
  (A) Thomas Bere of Huntsham & Morebath (bpt 23.05.1652, bur 06.07.1725)
  m. Mary Long (dau of Robert Long of Stanton Prior, widow of George Stedman of Midsomer Norton)
  (i) Charles Bere
  (a) Juliana Bere (d unm 1792)
  (ii) Thomas Bere of Huntsham (bur 02.11.1744)
  (B) Mary Bere (bpt 29.12.1649, bur 12.12.1651)
  (C) Julian Bere (bpt 30.09.1651)
  m. (16.02.1670-1) George Musgrove of Nettlecombe
  m2. (04.05.1657) Agnes Giffard of Brightley
  (D) Richard Bere of Morebath (bpt 05.01.1659-60, bur 04.02.1724)
  m. Mary Tristram (bur 10.11.1721, dau of John Tristram)
  (i) Robert Bere of Morebath (bur 23.08.1759, 2nd son?)
  m. Mary Davy (bur 13.02.1762)
  (a) Davy Bere of Morebath & Ashtown (b 1713, d 02.02.1774)
  m. (14.03.1733-4) Anne Sayer (b c1703, d 26.11.1773, dau/coheir of Nicholas Sayer of Ashtown)
  ((1)) Mary Bere (bpt 08.11.1734, d 14.01.1784)
m. Thomas Frederick Musgrove of Exford
  ((2)) Ann Bere (bpt 04.06.1738)
  m. William Baker of Timberscombe, Somerset
  ((A)) Montague Bere Baker of Rill House, later Bere of Morebath (d 29.01.1804)
  m1. (1795) Anne Clarke (dau of Rev. Thomas Edward Clarke of Tremlet House)
  ((i)) Montague Baker Bere of Morebath (b 15.07.1798, d 13.12.1858) had issue
  m. (12.08.1822) Wilhelmina Jemima Sandford (dau of Daniel Sandford, Bishop of Edinburgh)
  ((ii)) William Bere (dsp 05.10.1844, vicar of Morebath)
  m. (15.08.1834) Mary Emily Sprye (dau of Rev. John Sprye of Ugborough)
  ((iii)) Edward Bere (d 02.1871, Major) had issue
  m. Arabella Elizabeth Pigon (dau of William Pigon of Honslow)
  ((iv)) Anne Clarke Bere
  m1. (25.07.1821) Richard Francis Follett
  m2. (1836) Edward Beadon of Taunton
  m2. (25.01.1804) Ann Lee (dau of Robert Lee of Bardon, m2. John Burgess Karslake, m3. Richard Campion)
  ((B))+ other issue (dsp) - Mary, Anne
  ((3))+ other issue (dvp unm) - Thomas Sayer (bpt 28.05.1736, bur 28.05.1737), John (bpt 17.07.1742, bur 07.02.1766)
  (b) John Bere (d 13.01.1774, vicar of Morebath)
  m. Elizabeth Hayman (bur 27.05.1763)
  ((1)) John Bere (bpt 1755, vicar of Morebath, rector of Skilgate)
  m. Anne Pearce (dau/coheir of Robert Pearce of Morebath)
  ((A)) John Bere of Timewell (bpt 1791, d 17.08.1863) had issue
  m. Mary Randolph (dau of Rev. James Randolph of Tiverton)
  ((B))+ other issue - Richard (bpt 1795, d 27.02.1865, rector of Skilgate), Anne (bpt 1790), Elizabeth (bpt 1795, d 09.05.1821)
((2))+ other issue - Richard (bpt 1761, d unm 28.08.1831, vicar of Carhampton & Morebath), William (bpt 1756), Elizabeth (bpt 1754, d 1761)
  (ii)+ other issue - Richard (bur 04.04.1701), Richard (bpt 11.04.1701, bur 05.02.1703-4), Thomas (bpt 04.02.1702-3, bur 21.01.1703-4), Joan (bur 21.01.1703-4)
  (E) Mary Bere (bpt 01.02.1660-1)
  Probably of this generation, but (if so) of which marriage is not known, was ...
  (F) Johanna Bere
  m. (c12.1679) Humphry Bury of Colleton
  b. Mary Bere or Beare (b c1597, a 1629)
  m. Thomas Collyns of Offill
  c. Thomasin Bere or Beare (b c1600, a 1629)
  m. (19.02.1623-4) William Collyns
  iii. Catherine Bere
  m. (05/9.06.1585) Walter Fursland
  iv. Susanna Bere (bpt 29.09.1561)
  m. _ Pine
  v. Anne Bere (bpt 10.01.1562-3)
  m. (27.11.1594) Richard Newman
  vi.+ other issue - Roger (b c1567, dsp, cleric), Richard (bpt 15.10.1559, bur 27.12.1574), Grace, Mary (bur 29.09.1574), Elizabeth
B. Thomasine Bere
  m. (13.09.1564) Walter Andrewes
2. Thomas Bere (a 1538?)
  The following comes from Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, Beare of Ash).
  A. John Bere
i. George Bere of Bere (bur 22.03.1577-8)
  m. (18.07.1547) Julian Harper ## see here ##
  a. John Bere or Beare of Barnstable, Devon
  m. Agnes Snidall (dau of John Snodet alias Snidall)
  (1) George Bere or Beare 'of Parkham' of Frankmarsh, Devon (a 1661, judge)
  m1. Grace Botiler (bur 14.12.1628, dau/coheir of Baltiser Botiler of Parkham)
  (A) Baltiser Beare of Ashe (bpt 07.07.1616)
  m. Elizabeth (d c06.1661) possibly here?
  (B)+ other issue - John (b c1620, a 1661), George (bpt 06.06.1626, a 1661), Amy (b c1617)
  m2. Mary Newcourt (dau of John Newcourt of Pickwell, widow of William Stone of St. Minver)
  (2) Margaret Bere
  m. Thomas Viggars
  (3) Julian Bere
  m. William Budworthy of Barnstable
  (4)+ other issue - John, William, Katherine
  b. William Beare
  m. Elinor Dawkins
  (1) Elizabeth Beare
  m. William Davy of Barnstable
  (2)+ other issue - John (b c1596, a 1620), George, Joane
3.+ other issue (a 1538) - Humphry, Nicholas, Agnes, Elizabeth, Edith, Elizabeth, Johanna

Main source(s): Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, Beare or Bere of Huntsham and Morebath)
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