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Families covered: Cracroft of Burgh-in-the-Marsh, Cracroft of Fulnetby, Cracroft of Louth

                               
Robert Cracroft of Burgh-in-the-Marsh
1. William Cracroft of Burgh-in-the-Marsh (bur 26.09.1557)
  m. (30.01.1541-2) Elizabeth Howson (she m2. Anthony Kyme of Boston)
  A. Robert Cracroft of Burgh-in-the-Marsh (bpt 08.05.1544, bur 21.11.1575)
  m. Protasia Quadring (bpt 12.09.1547, dau of Thomas Quadring of Irby by Margaret, dau of Thomas Dymoke of North Carlton)
i. Thomas Cracroft of Burgh, Fulnetby and Friskney (bpt 23.10.1569, d 10.02.1616-7, 2nd son)
  m. Ann Johnson (a 1645, dau of George Johnson of Thwaite and Winfleet)
  a. George Cracroft of Fulnetby and Burgh (d 14.10.1637)
  m. Elizabeth Bolle (bur 19.04.1669, dau of Sir John Bolle of Haugh)
  (1) Charles Cracroft of Louth (b c10.02.1620, bur 21.09.1701)
  m1. Jane Skegness (bpt 11.02.1625-6, bur 17.03.1658-9, dau of Christopher Skegness of Alford)
  (A) Elizabeth Cracroft (bpt 24.09.1646, bur 01.12.1726)
  m1. (22.01.1671-2) John Ellerker of Risby
  m2. (c1685) William Gee of Bishop's Burton
  (B)+ other issue - Charles (bpt 10.09.1648, a 09.1662), John of Louth dvp before 21.07.1680), Anne (bpt 17.09.1647, bur 23.02.1682-3)
  m2. Margaret Barker (b c1626-7, d 26.03.1712, dau of Hugh Barker of Newbury and Great Horwood)
(E) Martha Cracroft (bpt 24.09.1684, bur 08.10.1742)
  m. (04.1701) John Gerard of London
  (i) Martha Gerard (b 20.10.1707, d 19.05.1773)
  m. (06.03.1728-9) Thomas Marsh of Christ Church, London (bpt 12.11.1702, d 04.02.1747-8)
  (a) Martha Marsh (b 06.06.1741, d 19.02.1795)
  m. (18.08.1761) Patience Thomas Adams of Bushey Grove (bpt 19.09.1736, d 02.05.1793)
  Maddison ends with this generation other than to note "A quo G.E. Cokayne, Clarencieux King-at-Arms." We presume that Martha and Patience Thomas were parents of ...
  ((1)) ?? Adams presumed intermediary generation
  ((A)) William Adams of Eastley End and Dummer Grange (d 11.06.1851)
  Information from BP1934 (Cullen of Ashbourne).
  m1. ?? (dsp 1806)
  m2. Mary Anne Cockayne (b 11.12.1781, dau of William Cockayne)
  ((i)) George Edward Adams, later Cockayne of Exeter House (b 29.04.1825, d 06.08.1911, Clarenceux King-at-Arms) had issue
  This was the famous genealogist GE Cockayne, author of 'The Complete Peerage' (TCP) and 'The Complete Baronetage' (TCB).
  m. (02.12.1856) Mary Dorothea Gibbs (d 11.03.1906, dau of George Henry Gibbs of Aldenham)
  Their eldest surviving son became 1st Baron Cullen of Ashbourne.
  ((ii))+ other issue - William Cockayne, Borlase Hill, Henry Willoughby, Barbara Margaretta, Georgiana Catherine, Louisa Anne, Eliza
  (F)+ other issue - Thomas (b c1681/2, a 1715), John (bpt 19.05.1682), Margaret (bpt 10.05.1672, bur 16.04.1681), child (bur 09.11.1677)
  (2) Henry Cracroft (a 11.1680)
  (A)+ issue (a 11.1680) - 1 son and 2 daughters
  (3) Thomas Cracroft (dsp before 05.08.1704)
  m. Dorothy Roper (d 03.02.1703-4, dau of John Roper, son of Lancelot, Alderman of Hull, widow of John Ellerker of Risby)
  (4) Edward Cracroft of Louth (bpt 05.09.1632, bur 30.04.1674)
  m. Elizabeth (a 1686)
  (A) Elizabeth Cracroft
  m. (28.04.1691) John Worsley
  (B) Bridget Cracroft (bpt 30.01.1672-3)
  m. (19.12.1694) Launcelot Modd
  (C)+ other issue - Charles (bpt 25.11.1666, bur 05.10.1669), Martha (bur 26.07.1668)
  (5) Richard Cracroft (bpt 25.09.1634, bur 13.05.1642)
  (6) Elizabeth Cracroft (b c1619, a 1653)
  m. (14.01.1641-2) Robert Morton (rector of Withern)
  (7) Hannah Cracroft (a 1653)
  m1. Latimer Crosse of Oxford
  m2. Samuel Nicholls
  (8) Catherine Cracroft (d after 24.07.1686)
  m. (01.1653-4) William Fitzwilliam of Withern
  (9) Martha Cracroft (bpt 27.09.1624, d before 09.05.1704)
  m. (c1653) Charles Saunderson
  (10) Bridget Cracroft (d 21.11.1679)
  m. (13.02.1671-2) Charles Radley (Usher to King James II)
b. John Cracroft of Burgh-in-the-Marsh (bpt 29.10.1606, d before 14.11.1661, 5th son)
  m. Protasia
  (1) William Cracroft of North Coates (bpt 18.04.1638, d 1677)
  m. Priscilla (a 05.1677)
  (A) Anne Cracroft (a 05.1677)
  (2) John Cracroft (bpt 02.01.1639-40, a 11.1656)
  (3) Thomas Cracroft of Burgh-in-the-Marsh (bpt 07.02.1640-1, bur 24.12.1675)
  m. Margaret
  (A)+ issue - Samuel (bpt 05.10.1667, bur 20.02.1668), Anne (bpt 18.11.1668, bur 26.12.1668)
  c. Anne Cracroft (bpt 30.07.1593, a 1634)
  m. (1614) Anthony Palmer of Winthorpe
  d. Margaret Cracroft (bpt 24.02.1599-1600)
  m. (05.1624) Christopher Pearson
  e. Protasia Cracroft (bpt 03.10.1609, a 1645)
  m. (02.10.1628) Richard Elsam
  f. Bridget Cracroft (bpt 27.03.1614, a 1645)
  m. (07.05.1633) John North
  g. Jane Cracroft (a 1634)
  m. Robert Stone of Burgh-in-the-Marsh
  h.+ other issue - George (bpt 15.12.1594, dvp 1615), Henry (bpt 02.02.1597-8, d by 1634), William (bpt 17.10.1602, a 1645), Robert (bpt 08.02.1603-4, a 1645), Thomas (bpt 25.07.1605, a 08.1614), Leonard (bpt 08.06.1608, bur 08.11.1614), Christopher (bpt 14.04.1611, bur 11.06.1611), Elizabeth (bpt 24.10.1596, bur 01.02.1597)
  ii. Agnes Cracroft
  m. (10.11.1584) John Simpson
  iii. Elizabeth Cracroft (bpt 12.05.1575)
  m. (25.07.1596) John Kirkman of East Keale
  iv.+ other issue - Robert (bpt 09.09.1568), Robert (bpt 09.09.1571, bur 28.08.1584)
  B. Leonard Cracroft (bpt 13.10.1546, bur 05.09.1582)
  m. (30.05.1581) Dorothy Mawson (bur 08.08.1591)

Main source(s): Maddison's Lincolnshire Pedigrees (1906, Cracroft of Cracroft Hall in Hogsthorpe)
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