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Families covered: Kempe of Blisland, Kempe of Crugsillick, Kempe of Lavethan, Kempe of Rosteague, Kempe of Truro

William Kempe 'of Blisland' of Lavethan
m. Grace Boscawen (dau of John Boscawen of Tregothan)
1. John Kempe 'of Bilston' (Bisland)' of Lavethan (bur 17.12.1557)
  m1. Alice St. Aubin (dau of Thomas St. Aubin of Clowance)
A. William Kempe of Lavethan
  m. (20.09.1540) Margaret Smith (dau of Robert Smith of Tregonack)
  i. Thomas Kempe of Lavethan (bur 23.03.1571? (not 1751!))
  m. Catherine Courtenay (dau of Lawrence Courtenay of Ethey, m2. Robert Smith)
  a. Humphry Kempe of Lavethan (bur 11.11.1624)
  m. Jane Peyton (dau of Thomas Peyton of St. Edmondsbury by Cicely, dau of John Bourchier, Earl of Bath)
  (1) William Kempe of Lavethan (d 1629)
  m. (c10.1619) Florence Wood of North Tawton
  (A) William Kempe, last of Lavethan, later of Veryan (bpt 23.04.1626)
  m. Philippa
  Possibly a generation missing here?
  (i) Richard Kempe of Tregony (b 1683, d 1736)
  m. Ann Day (dau of James Day of Little Colan)
  (a) Elizabeth Kempe (d 1793)
  m. (1738) Joseph Taunton
  (b) Ann Kempe
  m. John Thompson of Penryn
  (c) Ursula Kempe
  m. Samuel Haweis of Penryn
  (d)+ other issue (d unm) - James (a 1737), William
  (ii) Philip Kempe (b 1690)
  m. (11.1717) Katherine Penwarne
  (a) Philip Kempe
  (2)+ other issue - Humphry (bur 1632), Radigan (bpt 23.05.1602, bur 12.03.1603), Cecilia (bpt 13.03.1603, bur 03.04.1642), Grace (bpt 13.09.1608)
  b. John Kempe
  m. (29.09.1572) Winifred Penkivell (dau of Philip Penkivell)
(1) Nicholas Kempe of Rosteague (a 1619)
  m. Johanna Budge (dau/heir of _ Budge of Darley)
  (A) John Kempe
  m1. Ann Williams (dau of William Williams of Treworgy in Probus)
  (i) Nicholas Kempe of Rosteague
  m. Mary Spry (dau of Arthur Spry of Place)
  (a) Arthur Kempe of Rosteague
m. Honour Huddy (dau of Christopher Huddy of Trethevern)
  ((1)) Nicholas Kempe of Rosteague, Sheriff of Cornwall (b 1699, a 1761)
  m. Dorothy Borlase (dau of James Borlase of Treludra)
  ((A)) Samuel Kempe 'of Penryn' of Carclew (b 1728)
  m. Jane Bonython (dau/heir of Richard Bonython of Carclew)
  ((i))+ issue - Nicholas (b c1757, d 1829, Captain RN), John in New York, William, Jane, Honour
((B)) Dorothy Kempe
  m. _ Bennett (rector of Mary Tavy)
  ((C))+ other issue - Mary (b 1730), Ursula (d u m)
  ((2)) Charles Kempe of Crugsillick
  m. Anne Kempe (sister/heir of James Kempe) @@ below
  ((A)) John Kempe of Crugsillick (dsp 22.08.1814)
  m. Letitia Maria Coryton (dau of John Coryton of Crocadon)
  ((B)) Charles Kempe (rector of St. Mabyn)
  m. Catherine Hocken of St. Tudy
  ((i)) John Kempe (d 1862, vicar of Fowey)
  m. Frances Cory (b 1777-8, d 22.05.1848, dau of Rev. John Cory of Costelost)
  ((a)) John Kempe (bpt 1804, Commander RN, 2nd son) had issue
  m. Susan Rundle Prynn (dau of John Alan Pryn in Fowey)
  ((b)) George Henry Kempe (bpt 1809, rector of Bicton) had issue
  m. Sophia Hols (dau of Rev. John Hols of Woofardisworthy)
  ((c)) James Cory Kempe (b 1810, rector of Merton) had issue
  m. (1843) Laura Pulling (dau of Rear Admiral _ Pulling)
  ((d))+ other issue - Charles (bpt 1799, d unm), Arthur of Exeter (b 1812, surgeon), Frances (bpt 1806), Maria Letitia (d unm)
  ((C)) Arthur Kempe of Polsie (b 1740, d 1820, Admiral)
  m. Anne Coryton (dau of John Coryton of Crocadon)
  ((i)) Charles Trevanion Kempe (b c1777, d 1861, vicar of Breage, rector of St. Michael Carhayes) had issue
  m. Elizabeth Marshall (dau/coheir of Rev. Edward Marshall of Breage)
  ((ii)) John Arthur Kempe (d 1862, Colonel) had issue
  m. (03.10.1826) Elizabeth Peter (dau of John Penhallow Peter of Crigmurrian)
  ((iii)) William Peter Kempe (bpt 1786, d 1866, Captain) had issue
  m1. (04.06.1807) Elizabeth Mary Courtenay (bpt 16.02.1786, dau of William Courtenay of Walreddon)
  m2. (sp?) _ Jenken of Truro
  ((iv)) Ann Coryton Kempe
  m. (04.08.1803) Matthew Garland Cregoe of Gerrans
((D)) James Kempe of Truro (surgeon)
  m. Mary Warnel (dau of Christopher Warnel of Truro)
  ((i)) Hariett Kempe
  m. Sir John Devonshire (Admiral)
  ((ii))+ other issue (d unm) - M.A., Sophia
  ((E)) Ursula Kempe
  m. David Haweis of Truro (dsp 1777)
  ((3)) Arthur Kempe, Governor of St. Mawes Castle
  m. Amy Trevanion (dau of Sir Nicholas Trevanion, widow of Capt. (George Cundett))
  (b) Lucy Kempe
  m. Edward John
  (c) Thomasine Kempe
  m2. ?? (widow of _ Hix of St. Ewe)
  m3. _ Leonard
  (B) Nicholas Kempe of Crugsillick in Veryan
  m. _ Maunder of Probus
(i) Nicholas Kempe
  m. _ Foote of Trecossick in Veryan
  (a) John Kempe
  m. (1699) Grace Trevanion (dsp, sister of Sir Nicholas Trevanion (Governor of Pendennis))
  ((1)) Ann Kempe, heiress of Crugsillick
  m. Charles Kellick of Crugsillick @@ above
  ((2))+ other issue (d unm) - James, Hannah
  (b) Henry Kempe
  m. Mary Trevanion (dsp, sister of Sir Nicholas Trevanion)
  (c) Nicholas Kempe of Plymouth
  ((1)) Nicholas Kempe
  m1. Elizabeth Humphreys (dau of James Humphreys of Deptford)
  ((A)) John Kempe (b 1748, d 1823, bullion porter)
  m. Ann Arrow (b 1745-6, d 17.03.1835, dau of James Arrow of Westminster)
  ((i)) Alfred John Kempe (d 1845) had issue
  m. Mary Prior (dau of Captain J. Prior)
  ((ii)) Anna Eliza Kempe
  m1. Charles Alfred Stothard (d 1821)
  m2. Rev. Edward Atkins Bray
((iii))+ other issue (d infant) - Edward Gibbon, Jemima
  ((B)) James Kempe (Captain RN) had issue who dsps
  m. Elizabeth (relict of Captain _ Bennett)
  ((C)) Thomas Limburner Kempe (d unm)
  m2. (sp) _ Merton (dau/coheir of _ Merton of Oxfordshire, m2. _ DIxon)
  (2)+ other issue - John (bpt 1578), Robert (bpt 1579, had issue), Digory (bpt 1582), Humphry (bpt 1586), William (bpt 1589), Honour (bpt 1573), Jane (bpt 1575)
  c. Dorothy Kempe (bpt 11.04.1568)
  m. Nicholas (probably not John) Trubody of Castle in Lanlivery
  d.+ other issue - Richard (bpt 28.04.1566), Honour (bpt 11.11.1563), Jane (bpt 30.058.1572)
  m2. Catherine Spry (dau of Thomas Spry)

Main source(s): Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1887), Cornwall, 1530+1573+1620+additions, 'Kempe of Lavethan', p589+)
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