'Ekins1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Ekins of Barton Seagrave, Ekins of Caldecott, Ekins of Chelveston, Ekins of Filiols, Ekins of Twywell, Ekins of Weston Favell

                               
Thomas Ekins of Rance, Northamptonshire
m. Alice Negose of Shelton
1. Thomas Ekins of Catworth, Huntingdonshire
2. Robert Ekins of Chelveston & Caldecott, Northamptonshire (d before 11.09.1613)
  m. Isabell Travell (a 1619, dau of Alexander Travell of Weston Favell)
  A. Alexander Ekins of Chelveston & Caldecott (d 12.11.1638)
  m. Susan (Susanna) Saunderson (d before 12.11.1638, dau of Rev. Lawrence Saunderson of Swineshead by Joan)
  i. Robert Ekins of Chelveston (b c1598, d 06.03.1640/1)
  m. (29.09.1622) Mary Smyth (a 1641, dau of Thomas Smyth of Biggleswade)
  a. Alexander Ekins of Chelveston (b 04.12.1625, d 15.01.1655/6)
m. Jane Sawyer (d before 04.06.1692, dau of John Sawyer of Chelveston)
  (1) John Ekins of Hugham Ferers, Northamptonshire (b 1652-3, d 14.07.1668)
  (2) Alexander Ekins (d 02.06.1703, rector of Barton Seagrave)
  m1. ??
  (A)+ issue - John (a 03.1692, d young), Alexander (a 05.1703), Robert (a 05.1703), Jane (a 03.1692, d young), Sarah (a 03.1692, 05.1703), Elizabeth (a 03.1692, 05.1703), Mary (a 03.1692, 05.1703)
  m2. (after 02.09.1693) Jane Barton (bpt 09.06.1670, bur 05.02.1732/3, dau of Robert Barton of Brigstock by Elizabeth Pilkington)
  (H) Jeffery Ekins (d 26.08.1773, rector of Barton Seagrave, Northamptonshire)
  m1. (c08.1723) Elizabeth Freeston (bur 18.09.1724, dau of Richard Freeston of East Norton by Mary, dau of Thoams Ekins of Twywell)
  m2. Susannah Allicocke (b 1702-3, d 15.0.1792, dau of John Allicocke of Loddington by Elizabeth, dau of Moses Bathurst of Howthorpe)
  (i) Jeffery Ekins (b c1731, d 20.11.1791, Dean of Carlisle)
  m. (23.04.1765) Anne Baker (d 1824, dau of Philip Baker of Coulston)
  (a) Frederick Ekins (b 1756-7, d 29.03.1842, rector of Morpeth) had issue
  m. (1802) Jane Ogle Tyler (d 01.05.1847, dau/coheir of James Tyler of Whalton)
  (b) Sir Charles Ekins (bpt 16.10.1768, d 02.07.1855, Admiral)
  m. (1800) Priscilla Parlby (d 21.06.1843, dau of Thomas Parlby of Stone Hall by Lydia Martyn)
  (c)+ other issue including Jeffery (but 16.10.1770)
(ii) John Ekins (b 1731-2, d 10.09.1808, Dean of Salisbury)
  The following is supported by Visitation (Frederick Arthur Crisp, England and Wales, vol 18, 1914, 'Ekins', p125+).
  m. Harriet Baker (b 1746-7, d 12.09.1827, dau of Philip Baker of Coulston)
  (a) Charles Ekins (b 06.1779, d 1826, rector of Godalming) had issue
  m. (14.11.1805) Mary Ford (b c1778, d 25.01.1839, dau of John Ford of London)
  (b) Robert Ekins (b 10.1785, d 17.11.1874, rector of Folke) had issue
m. (1812) Eliza Malet (b c1791, d 12.11.1851, dau of Sir Charles Warre Malet of Wilbury, Bart)
  (c) Delitita Ekins (bpt 22.07.1784, d 23.11.1848)
  m. (01.09.1808) Edward Hinxman of Little Durnford House (b c1783, d 13.06.1855, son of Edward of Woodford)
  (d)+ other issue - Harriet (b 08.10.1777, d unm 1812), Anne (b 11.08.1782, d unm 06.03.1856)
  (iii) Elizabeth Ekins (b 20.10.1735, d 02.12.1804)
  The excerpt from the Visitation (England & Wales, Notes 13) ends with showing that there was other issue of this generation. We presume that they include this Elizabeth.
  m1. Newton Barton of Langley & Irthlingborough (d 10.1768, Major)
  m2. John Hatsell of Marden Park (b c1741, d 15.10.1820, Clerk of the House of Commons, Bencher of the Middle Temple))
  (I)+ other issue
  b. Thomas Ekins of Chelveston (d before 24.06.1659, 3rd son)
  m. Mary
  c.+ other issue - Robert of Luddington (d before 01.05.1660), Mary (a 06.1628, 03.1640/1), Susanna, Anne
ii. Alexander Ekins of Weston Favell, Northamptonshire (bur 24.07.1648)
  The following is supported by 'History and Antiquities of the County of Northampton' (George Baker, vol 1, 1830, 'Ekin of Weston Favell', p73+).
  m. Grace Davies (bur 11.10.1654, dau of David Davies of Nassington)
  a. Alexander Ekins of Weston Favell (bpt 1624, bur 25.12.1676)
  m. Rebecca Hervey (bur 05.07.1693, dau/coheir of Martin Hervey or Harvey of Weston Favell by Rebecca, dau of Sir George Strode of Clerkenwell)
(1) Hervey Ekins of Weston Favell, Sheriff (bpt 29.06.1653, d 1730)
  m. Elizabeth Greene (d by 1724, dau of John Greene of Westminster)
  (A) Elizabeth Ekins (d 1726)
  m. (1708) William Piers (a 1756, m2. Catherine (dau of William Coward, MP), MP)
  (i) William Ekins Piers of Wookey, Somerset (a 1762)
  (ii) Elizabeth Piers (d 05.1781)
  m. Montague Bertie (son of Robert, 1st Duke of Ancaster)
  (iii) Rebecca Piers (d by 1762)
  m. James Kennedy
  (B) Rebecca Ekins (bpt 05.06.1684, bur 26.09.1755)
  m. (before 1726) Justinian Ekins (dsp 1765) @@ just below
  (C) other issue - Alexander (bpt 10.06.1686, bur 23.12.1686), Gertrude (bpt 13.06.1689, d 30.11.1714)
  (2)+ other issue - George (bpt 31.10.1655), Alexander (bpt 11.11.1656), Rebecca (bpt 09.1658, a 1726)
  b. Justinian Ekins (bpt 24.11.1629)
  m. (23.04.1652) Posthuma Gregory
  (1) Justinian Ekins (bpt 26.01.1651-2, d 1718)
  m. Jane
  (A) Justinian Ekins of Filiols (Dorset) & Weston Favell (dsp 03.07.1765)
  m. (before 1726) Rebecca Ekins @@ just above
  (B) Robert Ekins of Stockley, Dorset
  m. Mary
  (i) Hervey Ekins of Filiols & Weston Favell (dsp 13.03.1799)
  m. Elizabeth Ellen ** (d 06.04.1806)
  (ii) Anne Ekins
  m. _ Lillington
  (iii) Rebecca Ekins
  m. _ Williams
  (iv) Jane Ekins
  m. _ Watts
  (C) Jane Ekins (d c1770)
  m. William Kerry of London
  (i) Justinian Kerry, later Ekins of Weston Favell (dsp 25.08.1802)
  (ii) William Kerry, later Ekins of Weston Favell (dsp 12.05.1803)
  (iii) Elizabeth Kerry
  m. Jeremiah Richardson
  (iv)+ other issue - Robert (dsp 1799), Henrietta
  (2) Rebecca Ekins (bpt 26.03.1654)
  c.+ other issue - Robert (bpt 04.06.1635), Thomas (bpt 26.02.1627), Susanna (bpt 1622), Frances (bpt 05.1626), Grace (bpt 12.1631, bur 08.1633), Grace (bpt 16.09.1633), Elizabeth (bpt 08.11.1637, bur 29.12.1637), Elizabeth (bpt 29.01.1638)
  iii. John Ekins of Isham, Northamptonshire (d before 10.06.1654)
  m. Mary Maidwell (dau of Lawrence Maidwell of Geddington)
  a. Alexander Ekins (b 1628-9, d 14.06.1699, rector of Orlingbury)
  m. Martha Sawyer
  (1)+ issue - John (b c1666, bur 29.12.1689), Martha, Sarah, Mary, Frances, Elizabeth of Galmingay
  a.+ other issue - Elizabeth, Mary
  iv. Thomas Ekins of Dodington Magna, Northamptonshire
  m. Mar Horne (dau of Reignold Horne of Kensworth)
  v. Elizabeth Ekins
  m. Francis Say of Moulsworth
  vi. Isabel Ekins
  m. Thomas Pentlow of Wilby
  vii. Susan Ekins
  m. Philip Story of Chesteron
  viii. Alice Ekins (d unm)
  B. Henry Ekins of Ringsted, Northamptonshire
  m. Susan Keyworth (dau of John Keyworth of Waterton)
  i. Elizabeth Ekins
  m. John Smyth of Northampton Town
  ii. Ellinor Ekins
  m. John French of Gumley
  iii. Susannah Ekins
  m. _ Ryamond (vicar of Ringsted)
  iv. Isabell Ekins
  m. William Chapman of Nether Deane
  C. Thomas Ekins of Twywell, Northamptonshire
  m. Elizabeth Freeman (dau of John Freeman of Seyton)
  i. Thomas Ekins of Twywell
  m. Anne Wickley (dau of Henry Wickley of Irtlingboorugh)
  ii. Robert Ekins (parson of Barton Sergave)
  iii. Elizabeth Ekins
  m. William Gentell of Lincolnshire
  D. John Ekins of Caldecott
  m. Elizabeth Ashton
  E. Isabel Ekins
  m1. Thomas Parker of Risley (d before 19.11.1619)
  m2. Edward Reeve of Gloucestershire (vicar of Staverton)
  D. Elizabeth Ekins (a 02.1638/9)
  m. Nicholas Atkins of Stanwick (d before 23.05.1639)
  D. Alice Ekins
  m. George Pepys of Cottenham

Main source(s):
(1) Visitation (Walter Metcalfe (1887), Northamptonshire, 1618-19, 'Ekins of Chelveston, Isham and Twywell' (in Appendix))
(2) Visitation (England & Wales, Notes, Vol 13, 1919, 'Pedigree of Ekins', p83+), only partly seen, with thanks to a site visitor (CV, 22.11.18) for drawing our attention to this
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