'Lefroy1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Lefroy (Loffroy) of Canterbury, Lefroy of Carrigglass

BIFR1976 reports that "This family is of Huguenot origin." BLGI1912 reports that "The Lefroys are of Flemish extraction, and emigrated from Cambray to England in the time of the Duke of Alva's persecutions and settled at Canterbury. The first settler, in this country, about 1559, was" ...
Antoine Loffroy of Canterbury (a 1569)
1. Essaie Loffroy of Canterbury (b by 1569, d before 1653)
m. (24.02.1611) Marie Le Sage (dau of Pierre Le Sage)
  A. Jacques (James) Loffroy of Canterbury (bpt 17.07.1625, d 12.11.1702)
  m. (20.09.1647) Marguerite Pigden (dau of Jean Pigden)
  i. Israel Loffroy or Lefroy of Canterbury (d 31.05.1713)
  m. (20.09.1674) Marie Vanderheyden (dau of Abraham Vanderheyden)
  a. Thomas Lefroy of Canterbury (b 16.01.1680, d 03.11.1723)
  m. (05.08.1702) Phoebe Thomson (b 1679, d 31.03.1761, dau of Thomas Thomson of Chartham by Phoebe, dau of Anthony Hammond of St. Alban's Court by dau of Sir Dudley Digges of Chilham Castle (Master of the Rolls))
(1) Anthony Lefroy of Leghorn & Canterbury (b 19.12.1703, d 13.07.1779)
  m. (18.02.1738) Elizabeth Langlois (dau of Peter Langlois by Julie, dau of Maj. Gen. Isaac de Monceau de la Meloniere & sister of Peter & Benjamin (MP))
  (A) Anthony Peter Lefroy of Limerick (b 03.11.1742, d 09.09.1819)
m. (15.11.1765) Anne Gardiner (dau of Col. _ Gardiner of Doonass)
  (i) Thomas Langlois Lefroy of Carrigglas (co Longford), Lord Chief Justice (b 08.01.1776, d 04.05.1869)
  m. (16.03.1799) Mary Paul (dau/heir of Jeffry Paul of Silver Spring)
  (a) Anthony Lefroy of Carrigglas, Sheriff (b 21.03.1800, d 11.01.1890, MP) had issue
  m. (19.07.1824) Jane King (d 14.12.1868, dau of 1st Viscount Lorton)
  (b) Thomas Paul Lefroy of Carrigglas (b 31.12.1806, d 29.01.1891, judge) had issue
  m. (01.07.1835) Elizabeth Massey (d 30.07.1874, dau of 3rd Baron Massy)
  (c) Jeffry Lefroy (b 25.03.1809, d 10.12.1885, Dean of Dromore) had issue
  m. (02.05.1844) Helena Trench (d 07.05.1908, dau of Rev. Frederick Stewart Trench of Kilmorony by Helena, sister of George James (Perceval), 6th Earl of Egmont)
  (d) George Thomson Lefroy, Sheriff of co Longford (b 26.05.1811, dsp 19.03.1890)
  m. (10.121869) Mary Thorp (d 09.1889, dau of Rev. William Thorp, widow of William Martley Blackburne of Tankardstown)
  (e)+ other issue (d unm) - Jane Christmas (b 24.06.1802, d 03.08.1896), Anne (b 25.04.1804, d 24.02.1885), Mary Elizabeth (b 19.12.1817, d 23.01.1890)
(ii) Anthony Lefroy (b 19.10.1777, d 07.09.1858, Barrack Master at York) had issue
  m. (05.11.1798) Elizabeth Wilkin (dau of William Wilkin of Appleby by Priscilla Preston of Warcop Hall)
  (iii) Benjamin Lefroy of Cardenton House, Athy, co Kildare (b 05.05.1782, Captain) had issue
  m1. (31.10.1807) Margaret Savage (d 18.07.1815, dau of Philip Savage of Kilgibbon by Mary, dau of James Agar of Ringwood & niece of Baron Callan)
  m2. (1817) Catherine Tesier La Nauze (dau of Henry La Nauze of Aubawn)
  (iv) Henry Lefroy (d 29.01.1876, vicar of Santry, 5th son?) had issue
  m. (1814) Dorothea O'Grady (d 1865, dau of John O'Grady, The O'Grady of Killballyowen)
  (v) Lucy Lefroy (b 01.01.1768, d 05.1853)
  m. (06.06.1803) Hugh Ryves Baker of Massy Park
(vi) Phoebe Lefroy (b 15.04.1770, dsp 05.12.1839)
  m. Richard Butler of Castlecomer (Captain)
  (vii) Elizabeth Lefroy (b 17.04.1780, d 22.07.1867)
  m. (13.02.1817) Richard Sadleir of Scalaheen
  (viii) Anne Lefroy (b 26.01.1786, dsp)
m. (13.02.1817) William Middleton Power (Major)
  (ix)+ other issue including Christopher (b 26.06.1784, d 14.02.1805, RN)
  (B) Isaac Peter George Lefroy (b 12.11.1745, d 13.01.1806, rector of Ashe & Compton)
  m. (28.12.1778) Anne Brydges (d 16.12.1804, dau of Edward Brydges of Wootton Court)
  (i) John Henry George Lefroy of Ewshott House, Crondall, Hampshire (b 12.01.1782, d 05.09.1823, rector of Ashe & Compton) had issue
  m. (22.07.1806) Sophia Cottrell (d 20.9.1861, dau of Rev. Charles Jeffrys Cottrell of Hadley)
  (ii) Christopher Edward Lefroy (b 26.11.1785, d unm 02.07.1856)
  (iii) Benjamin Lefroy (b 13.05.1791, d 27.08.1829, rector of Ashe) had issue
  m. (08.11.1814) Jane Anna Elizabeth Austen (dau of Rev. James Austen of Steventon, niece of Jane the novelist)
  (iv) Lucy Jemima Lefroy (b 11.11.1779, d 11.03.1862)
  m. (20.07.1801) Rev. Henry Rice of Norton Court
  (C) Phoebe Lefroy
  m. Del Medico Staffeti, Conte de Carrara
  b. daughter
  ii.+ 3 daughters
  B.+ 5 daughters
2.+ other issue

Main source(s): BIFR1976 (Lefroy), BLGI1912 (Lefroy of Carrigglas)
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