'Churchill1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Churchill of Churchill, Churchill of Dorchester, Churchill of Marlborough, Churchill of Muston

                               
A member "of the noble family of Leon in France" was ...
Gitto de Leon (a 1055)
1. Richard de Leon, lord of Montalban ancestor of families called Leon in France
2. Wandril de Leon, lord of Courcil
  m. Isabela de Tuya
  A. Roger de Courcil, later of Curichil or Churchill (a 1066)
  m. Gertrude (dau of Sir Guy de Torbay)
  i. John de Curichil or Churchill of Churchill
  m. Joan de Kilrington
  a. Sir Bartholomew de Cherchile or Churchill of Churchill (a temp Stephen who r. 1135-1154)
  m. Agnes (dau of Ralph FitzRalph, lord of Tiverton)
(1) Pagan de Cherchile or Churchill of Churchill
  (A) Roger de Cherchile or Churchill of Churchill (a temp Edward I who r. 1272-1307)
  (i) Elias de Churchelle or Churchill of Churchill
  m. Dorothy Columbiers
  (a) John de Churchill of Churchill
  m. Joan Dawney (dau of Roger Dawney of Norton)
  ((1)) Margaret de Churchill
  m. Andrew Hibersdon of Devonshire
  ((2)) Agnes de Churchill
  m. Thomas Gifford of Theuborough
  (b) Giles de Churchill of Yampton and Lineham
  ((1)) daughter
  (c) William de Churchill of Rockbear - continued below
  B. Rouland de Courcil ancestor of families called Courcil in France

 

 

William de Churchill of Rockbear - continued above
1. Giles Churchill
  A. Charles Churchill
  m. Margaret Widville (dau of Sir William Widville)
  i. Thomas Churchill
  m. Grace Tylle (dau of Thomas Tylle of Tylle House)
a. William Churchill
  m. Mary Creuse (dau of Richard Creuse of Wicroft Castle)
  (1) Roger Churchill of Catherston
  m. Jane Peverell (dau of William Peverell of Bradford)
  (A) Matthew Churchill of Bradford
  m. Alice Gould (dau of James Gould of Dorchester)
(i) Jasper Churchill of Bradford
  m. Elizabeth Chaplet (dau of John Chaplet of Herringston)
  (a) John Churchill of Mintern
  m. Sarah Winston (dau of Sir Henry Winston of Standish)
  ((1)) Sir Winston Churchill (b 1620, d 26.03.1688)
  m. Elizabeth Drake (dau of Sir John Drake of Ashe)
((A)) John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough (b 24.06.1650, d 16.06.1722, Captain General)§A
  m. (01.10.1678) Sarah Jennings (d 18.10.1744, dau of Richard Jennings of Sandridge)
  ((i)) John Churchill, Lord Blandford (b 13.01.1689-90, dvp unm 20.02.1702-3)
  ((ii)) Henrietta Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough (b 20.07.1681, d 24.10.1733)
  m. (23.04.1698) Francis, 2nd Earl of Godolphin (b 03.09.1678, dspms 17.01.1766)
  ((iii)) Anne Churchill (b 1683, d 15.04.1716)
  m. (14.09.1699) Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl of Sunderland (b 1675, d 19.04.1722)
Through this marriage the Dukedom of Marlborough passed into the Spencer family who later took the name Spencer-Churchill.
  ((iv)) Elizabeth Churchill (d 22.03.1713-4)
  m. (09.02.1703) Scroope Egerton, 1st Duke of Bridgewater (b 11.08.1681, d 11.01.1745)
  ((v)) Mary Churchill (d 14.05.1751)
  m. (17.03.1705) John Montagu, 2nd Duke of Montagu (d 05.07.1749)
  ((B)) George Churchill (b 1653, d unm 08.05.1716, Admiral)
((C)) Charles Churchill (b 02.02.1656, d 29.12.1714, General, Governor of Guernsey)
  m. (1702) Mary Gould (dau of James Gould of Dorchester)
  The following connection is given by TCP (Orford) although details about Anne Oldfield were obtained from the Wikipedia website.
  partner unknown
  ((i)) Charles Churchill (d 1745, General)
  p. Anne (Nance) Oldfield (b 1683, d 23.10.1730, actress)
  ((a)) Charles Churchill of Chalfont (Colonel)
  m. Mary Walpole (dau of Sir Robert Walpole, Prime Minister, 1st Earl of Orford)
  (((1))) Mary Churchill
m. (10.05.1777, div 1796) Charles Sloane Cadogan, 1st Earl Cadogan (b 29.09.1728, d 03.04.1807)
  (((2))) Sophia Churchill (d 09.11.1797)
  m. (27.07.1781) Horatio Walpole, 2nd Earl of Orford (b 1752, d 1822)
  ((D)) Theobald Churchill (bpt 02.01.1622-3, d unm 03.12.1685)
  ((E)) Arabella Churchill (b 1648, d 1714)
  p. James Stuart, King James II of England & Ireland, James VII of Scotland
  m. Charles Godfrey (Colonel)
  ((i)) Charlotte Godfrey (d 22.03.1754)
m. (23.04.1700) Hugh Boscawen, 1st Viscount Falmouth (b c1680, d 25.10.1734)
  ((ii)) Elizabeth Godfrey
  m. Edmund Dunch (b 1657, d 1719)
  ((F))+ other issue (d young) - Winston, Mountjoy, Jasper, 3 daughters
  (b) Jasper Churchill
  ((1)) Sir John Churchill ('Master of the Rolls')
  m. Susan Prideaux (dau of Edmund Prideaux)
  ((A))+ 4 daughters
  (2) William Churchill of Corton, Dorset
  (3) John Churchill of Muston, Dorset
The following comes from Visitation (Dorset, 1623 & 1677, Churchhill). It is our speculative presumption that John was father of ...
  (A) ?? Churchill presumed intermediary generation, father (of grandfather) of ...
  (i) William Churchell (Churchill) of Dorchester, Dorset the first mentioned by Visitation
  (a) John Churchill of Dorchester (a 1587)
m. Elinor Miller (d before 10.07.1641, dau of John Miller of Little Bredy (Winterborne Came or Kyme))
  ((1)) William Churchill of Muston, Sheriff of Dorset (a 1639)
  m. (05.02.1620/1) Mary Yard (dau of George Yard of Churston Court)
  ((A)) John Churchill of Muston (b c1623, bur 22.12.1682)
  m1/2. Bridget Vaughan (dau of Charles Vaughan of St. Mary Otterey)
  ((i)) Elizabeth Churchill
  Visitation stops with this generation (albeit with the Harleian editor providing dates for John) and mentions only Elizabeth. However, a site visitor (CV, 30.12.08) has kindly identified this John as the John 'of Henbury' who (by Bridget) was also father of ...
  ((ii)) Mary Churchill
  m. (06.12.1714) Joseph Damer of Came
  m2/1. Frances (bur 14.11.1672)
  ((B)) Henry Churchill (bpt 11.01.1634/5, 4th son)
  m. (11.04.1671) Hannah Galler
  ((C)) Eleanor Churchill (bpt 11.12.1633)
  m. (18.12.1656) Robert Swayne
  ((D))+ other issue - George (bpt 16.10.1625, bur 09.05.1664), William (bpt 15.01.1627/8, d before 20.11.1702), Christian (b c1621, bur 20.08.1663), Mary (bpt 16.12.1629)
  ((2)) Anne Churchill
  m. Lancelot Cooper of Farington
  ((3)) Edith Churchill
  m. _ Parr
  ((4)) Jane Churchill
  m. _ Chappel
  ((5))+ other issue - Gervase, Richard, John, Robert, Maximilian, Jasper, Thomas, Matthew, Sarah
  (b) Vertue Churchill
  m. _ Hunton of Knoyle
  (c) Grace Churchill
  m. John Wattes of Dorchester

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Collins (1741, vol i, Churchill of Marlborough)
(2) For lower section : BP1934 (Marlborough) with support and some input from Collins (1741, vol i, Churchill of Marlborough)
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