'Gower04'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Gower of Boughton St. John, Gower of Chiddingstone, Gower of Colmers, Gower of Glandovan, Gower of Napton, Gower of Queenhill

William Gower of Boughton St. John (d 1546)
m. (before 20.10.1515) Anne Tracey (dau of Richard Tracy)
1. Henry Gower of Northfield and Boughton St. John
  m. Barbara Littleton (dau of Sir Edward Littleton of Pillaton Hall by Helen Swinnerton, she m2. John Folliot of Pirton)
  A. William Gower of Boughton
  m. Ellinor Folliott (dau of John Folliott of Pirton)
  i.+ issue (a 1634) - John, Thomas, Robert, Henry, Francis
  B. Richard Gower of Hadsall (5th son)
  m. Margaret Hunt
  i. Thomas Gower of Wick
  m. (c1585) Elizabeth Dethick (dau of William Dethick of Obden)
  a. Thomas Gower of Droitwich (a 1634)
  m. Margery Harris (dau of Henry Harris of Droitwich)
(1) Nicholas Gower (b c1611)
  m. Mary Talbot (dau of John Talbot of Oakley)
  (A) Mary Gower (b 1633-4)
  b. John Gower of Droitwich (a 1634)
  m. Alice Barret (dau of Edward Barret of Droitwich)
(1)+ issue (a 1634) - Thomas, John, Elizabeth
  C.+ other issue - Jasper, Anthony, John of Stone (dsp by 1634), Isabel
2. William Gower of Great Witley, Sheriff of Worcestershire (d 10.1596)
  m. Isabella Sheldon (dau of Richard Sheldon of Spetchley by Catherine, dau of Thomas Littleton of Spetchley)
  A. Ursula Gower
  m. William Adams
  B. Barbara Gower
  m. (?) William Lewis
C.+ other issue - Anne, Margaret
3. Robert Gower of Queenhill, Rydmarly, etc. (d 1595)
  m. Scisselly Sheldon (dau of Richard Sheldon of Spetchley)
  A. John Gower of Queenhill, Colmers, etc. (d 09.1625)
  m. Anne Childe (dau of John Childe of Crofton)
  i. Robert Gower of Colmers in King's Norton
  m1. Ann Middlemore (dau of Roger Middlemore of Edgbaston)
  a. Frances Gower
  m2. Margaret Skinner (dau of John Skinner of Shelfield)
  b. John Gower (b c1629)
  c. Margaret Gower (bur 27.12.1676)
  m. (mcrt 12.09.1649) Thomas Hornyold of Blackmore Park (b c1627, d before 14.09.1691)
  ii.+ other issue - Simon, William
B. Samuel Gower of Ford House (b 04.1555, dsp 1631)
  m. Susannah Staunton
  C. Abell Gower of Boughton St. John and Napton, etc. (b 08.1567, 7th son)
  m. Mary Gun (dau of _ Gun of Witney, widow of Timothy Stampe)
  i. Abell Gower of Boughton St. John and Napton, etc. (d 10.12.1669)
  m. Mary Hodges (d 12.1680)
  a. Abell Gower (b 1642, dvpsp 18.10.1667)
  b. Robert Gower of Boughton St. John, etc. (b 1644, d 16.02.1689)
  m. (1671) Catherine Childe (dau of Sir William Childe of Kinlet Hall by Anne Lacon)
  (1) Abel Gower of Boughton St. John (d 10.02.1710)
  m. Mary Allnutt of Penshurst
  (A) Abel Eustace Gower (b 20.10.1697, d 05.07.1711)
  (B) William Gower of Boughton St. John and Chiddingstone (b 11.1701, d 11.1780)
  m. (12.06.1729) Anne Thorpe (dau of Edward Thorpe of Chiddingstone)
  (i) William Gower of Chiddingstone and Leigh, Kent (b 07.01.1736, d 04.1812, 2nd son) had issue
  m. (09.11.1761) Anne King
  (ii) Edward Gower of Whatstock, Penshurst (b 03.03.1754, 4th son)
  m. Jane Honeywood
  (a) William Gower (b 12.08.1789)
  (b) Edward Gower of Ennesfield, Leigh (b 14.10.1791, d 11.05.1857) had issue
  m. (20.11.1819) Sarah Peauly
  (c) John Gower (b 09.1798) had issue
  m. Elizabeth Dedman of Penshurst
  (d) Robert Gower of Horley, Surrey (b 11.05.1805) had issue
  m. Jane Ongley of Redhill
(iii)+ other issue - John (b 29.09.1732), Abel (b 1739)
  (2) William Gower (b 1680, d 1730)
  (A) William Gower
  (B) Sarah Gower
  m. Andrew Boswell of Cleobury Mortimer, Salop
  (3) Robert Gower
  (4) Anne Mary Gower possibly fits here?
  m. (20.06.1711) Alexander Adams
  c. William Gower of Napton and Glandovan (d 1723)
  The following comes from BLG1952 (Gower of Glandovan).
  m1. (07.04.1683) Sarah Lambe (dau of Thomas Lambe, alderman of London)
  m2. Jane Steadman (dau of James (John) Steadman by Jane, dau of Edward Vaughan of Trawscoed & Glandovan)
  (1) Abel Gower of Glandovan, Pembrokeshire (b 1694, d 26.03.1788, 3rd son) presumed of this marriage
  m. (09.04.1740) Letitia Lewes (dau of Rev. Erasmus Lewes)
  (A) Sir Erasmus Gower of Glandovan (b 12.1742, d unm 21.06.1814, Admiral)
  (B) Abel Anthony Gower of Glandovan, Sheriff (b 16.08.1748, dsp 01.08.1837)
  (C) Robert Gower (b 1755)
  m. (1786) Sarah Favell (dau of George Favell)
  (i) Robert Frederic Gower of Glandovan and Castle Malgwyn (b 1794, d 1884) had issue
  m. (1832) Lilias Miller Stewart (d 1880, dau of Rev. A. Stewart of Kirkcowan)
  (D) James Gower (b 04.1756, d 17.09.1809, Major) had issue
  m. (05.11.1794) Elizabeth Catherine Spragg
  (E) William Gower (b 05.1760, d 05.04.1837, rector of Little Hempston) had issue
  m. Ann
  (F) Richard Gower of Tenby (b 1762, d27.08.1833) had issue
  m. (22.03.1789) ??
  (G)+ 3 sons and 8 daughters
  d. Anne Gower
  m. (13.06.1674) Edward Kettleby of Wolverley
  ii.+ other issue - William of Napton (dsp 1645), Edward, Elizabeth
  D. Martha Gower (d 01.05.1624)
  m. Humphrey Littleton of Naunton Beauchamp
  E. Barbara Gower
  m. William Hill of Longdon
  F.+ other issue - William, Edward, Timothy, Robert
4.+ other issue including Margaret

Main source(s): BLG1952 (Gower of Sandown Court) with some support from Visitation (Worcestershire, 1569+1634, Gower)
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