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Families covered: Lower of St. Winnow, Lower of Tregrenwell, Lower of Tremeere, Lower of Trelaske

John Lower of St. Winnow, Cornwall (b 1500-1)
m. Margaret Upton (dau/coheir of Thomas Upton of Trelaske)
1. William Lower of St. Winnow, Sheriff of Cornwall (d 24.06.1584)
  m. Agnes Trefry (dau of Thomas Trefry of Foye)
  A. Thomas Lower of St. Winnow (d 11.12.1605)
  m. Jane Reskymer (b c1552, d 12.04.1615, dau/heir of William Reskymer)
i. Sir William Lower of Treventy, Cornwall (d 12.04.1615, MP)
  m. (1601) Penelope Perrott (dau/coheir of Sir Thomas Perrott, m2. Sir Richard Naunton)
  a. Thomas Lower (b c11.1615, dsp 05.02.1661)
  b. Dorothy Lower (b 1607-8, d 1677)
  m. Sir Maurice Drummond (d before 13.05.1642, Gent. Usher of the King's Chamber)
We have seen (on various web sites) Sir Maurice identified as of Droxbourne, Hertfordshire, and as son of David Drummond by Margaret Graham of Ardbennie. We note that Maurice was 'a family name' of the Drummonds of Concraig.
  (1) Henrietta Maria Drummond (a 1677)
  Vivian reports only Henrietta's marriage to William Roper but she was probably the Henrietta Maria, dau of Sir Maurice, who (also) married ...
  m1. Robert Middlemore of Edgbaston (d 1652)
  m2. (1652-3) William Roper of Brentford
  (2) Margaret Drummond (a 1677)
  Vivian shows Margart (a 1677) as married to John Caryll of Goodwood. However, it seems that she was the Margaret (d 1656) who married ...
  m. John Caryll of West Harting, 'Lord Caryll of Durford' (bpt 02.11.1626, dsp 04.09.1711)
(3) Penelope Drummond (a 1677)
  m. Edward (sb Edmund?) Plowden of Shiplake (d by 1677)
  (4) Jane Drummond (d before 15.06.1710)
  m. Charles Trevanyon of Carhays (bur 02.12.1703)
  ii. John Lower
  m1. Jane
  a. Sir William Lower of Clifton in Landulph (d 1662)
  (1) Elizabeth Lower (b before 1641)
  m2. Mary (bur 1640)
  iii. Sir Nicholas Lower of Clifton, Sheriff of Cornwall (dsp 17.05.1655)
  m. Elizabeth Killigrew (b c1570, bur 10.06.1638, dau of Sir Henry Killigrew, widow of Sir Jonathan Trelawney & Sir Thomas Reynell)
iv. Sir Francis Lower (d by 1661)
  m. "A Dutch woman"
  a. Nicholas Lower (b c1615, a 1622)
  v.+ other issue - Sir Thomas (dsp), Alexander
  B. Henry Lower
  m. Elizabeth Fox (dau of Anthony Fox of Highhampton)
  C. Edward Lower of St. Tudy, Cornwall (bur 08.1627)
m. (22.04.1594) Mary Nicholls (bur 04.1626, dau of Humphry Nicholls of St. Tudy)
  i. Humphry Lower of Tremeere (bpt 29.06.1597, bur 01.10.1683)
  m. (05.04.1626) Margery Billing (bur 27.08.1686)
  a. Edward Lower of Tremeere (bpt 11.07.1630, bur 13.02.1690)
  m. (12.04.1678) Elizabeth Prideaux of Bideford (bur 27.08.1686)
  (1) Elizabeth Lower (bpt 1686)
  m. John Kestell of Kestell
  b. Richard Lower of London (bpt 29.01.1631, d 17.01.1691)
  m. (17.11.1666) Elizabeth Billing (bur 22.02.1704, dau/heir of John Billing of Hanger, widow of Samulel Trelawny)
  (1) Anne Lower (bpt 25.03.1673)
  m. William Morrice (son of Sir William)
  (2) Loveday Lower (bpt 30.09.1675)
  m1. (30.07.1699) Samuel Mitchell of Notgrove, Gloucestershire (bur 06.09.1701)
  (A) Samuel Mitchell (b 1702, dsp 06.10.1785)
  m2. (20.09.1706) Andrew Wheler, alias Pitcairn (a 01.1730, Major General)
  (B)+ other issue (dvp) - Charles (bpt 12.03.1708, bur 29.12.1720), Louther (bpt 22.11.1710, bur 11.03.1714), Ann (bpt 22.11.1710, bur 01.01.1714)
  (3)+ other issue - Thomas (bur 02.08.1671), John (bpt 31.10.1671, bur 29.09.1678), Elizabeth (bpt 02.07.1674, bur 19.03.1675), Phillippa (bpt 06.04.1677, a 1704)
  c.+ other issue - Thomas (bpt 11.08.1633, d 1720), Frances (bur 10.06.1632)
  ii. William Lower of Tregrenwell in Michaelstow (bpt 01.12.1598, bur 19.05.1681)
  m. Ann (bur 24.02.1675, widow of William Mullins of Michaelstow)
  a. John Lower of Tregrenwell (bur 30.01.1719)
  m. Elizabeth (bur 08.08.1727)
  (1) John Lower of Tregrenwell (bpt 1677, d 20.01.1724)
  m. Ann Harper (d before 07.07.1736, dau of John Harper of Trevarthen)
  (A) Richard Lower of Tregrenwell (bur 15.211.1734, younger son?)
  (B) Ann Lower
m. (c01.1740) Samuel Cann of Endellion
  (C) Dorothy Lower
  m. (c05.1737) John Mitchell of Endelliohn
  (D)+ other issue - William, Moses (bpt 22.07.1718), John (bpt 10.04.1722m bur 25.06.1747)
  (2)+ other issue - William (bpt 05.07.1674), Richard (bpt 04.07.1684, bur 14.02.1707), Moses (bpt 29.03.1687, d 1711), Elizabeth (bur 12.05.1725)
  b.+ other issue - Edward (bur 31.10.1643), Edward (bur 25.07.1647), Anne (bur 28.09.1633), Damaris (bur 21.05.1643), Jane (bur 25.02.1647)
  iii. Katherine Lower (bpt 11.04.1595)
  m. (27.12.1617) Francis Courtney of Lanivet
  iv. Janor Lower (bpt 1610)
  m. (11.1634) William Hocken of Advent
  v.+ other issue - Edward (bpt 22.08.1600), Nicholas (bpt 01.1604), Phillip (bpt 01.1606), Agnes (bpt 1601), Elizabeth (bpt 1602), Grace (bpt 1609)
  D. Ferdinando Lower (bur 24.11.1620)
  m. Lore Kelley (bur 02.04.1625, dau of William Kelley of Northlew)
  i. Jane Lower
  m. (30.12.1616) Thomas Grose of Liscard
  ii. Barbara Lower (bpt 26.01.1591)
  m. (22.05.1616) Nicholas Leighe of Quethiock
  iii. Elizabeth Lower (bpt 24.11.1594)
  m. (c11.1619) Nicholas Cock of South Penderwyn
  E. Anne Lower
  m. John Caldoodley
  G.+ other issue - Walter (bur 26.03.1625), Lore
2. John Lower



Nicholas Lower of St. Winnow
m. Jane Upton (dau/coheir of Thomas Upton of Trelaske)
1. Thomas Lower of Trelaske, Cornwall (d before 02.09.1603)
  m. Margaret Percivall (bur 14.10.1608, dau of Edmond Percivall of Somerset)
  A. Peter Lower of Trelaske (a 1620)
  m. (07.12.1589) Honor Abbotte (dau of William Abbotte of Hartland)
  i. Thomas Lower of Trelaske (bpt 10.02.1581)
  m. (c10.1613) Eulalia Tremayne (dau of Arthur Tremayne of Collocombe)
  a. Thomas Lower (bur 1687)
  m. Anne Roberts (dau of John Roberts of Lanrake)
(1) Thomas Lower, last of Trelaske (a 1703)
  (2)+ other issue - John, Nicholas, George, Maurice, Elizabeth, Mary
  b.+ other issue - Ezekiel (bpt 09.01.1625, d before 29.11.1654), Bridget ((a 1686), Mary (bpt 03.10.1616)
  ii.+ other issue - William (bpt 10.02.1589), Peter (bpt 02.06.1594), George (bpt 20.08.1596), Nicholas (bpt 25.03.1601), Margaert (bpt 15.03.1592), Ellinor (bpt 25.05.1602)
  B. Jane Lower
2. William Lower
3. Grace Lower
  m. John Polwhele
4. Jane Lower
  m. John Lampen
5. Catherine Lower
  m. Roger Tubb

Main source(s): Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1887), Cornwall, 1530+1573+1620+additions, Lower of St. Winnnow)
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