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Families covered: Okeover of Okeover, Okeover of Oldbury, Okeover of Stretton

Possibly son of Eddulph, the Domesday tenant of Okeover, was ...
Ormus Helsweyn or Halesoen = Orme de Acovere (Okeover) (a 1089, a 1113)
1. Ralph FitzOrmus of Okeover, Stretton and Callow
  m1. Lettice (sister of Walter de Montgomery)
  A. Richard de Okeover (dsp before 1204)
  m. Margaret (dau of Robert de Waterfall)
  B. Alice Okeover
  m2. _ Blore (dau of Robert de Blore)
  C. Sir Hugh Okeover of Okeover, Stretton and Shene (a 1189)
i. Sir Robert Okeover of Okeover
  m. (1196) Sarra de Chandos (dau of Sir John de Chandos by Margery dau of Robert FitzWalkeline)
  a. Sir Hugh Okeover of Okeover and Stretton, Sheriff of Salop and Staffordshire (d by 1269)
  (1) Sir Robert Okeover of Okeover (d by 1282)
  (A) John Okeover of Okeover (d by 1293)
  m. Margaret Fitzherbert (dau of Sir Henry Fitzherbert of Norbury)
  (i) Sir Roger Okeover of Okeover (b after 1271, d before 04.1338)
  m. Christian (probably dau of Sir William de Bermingham)
  (a) Sir Thomas Okeover of Okeover (d before 06.1372)
((1)) Sir Philip Okeover of Okeover (a 1390)
  m1. Alice
  ((A)) Thomas Okeover of Okeover (d 04.01.1460)
  m1. Margaret Curson (dau of Sir John Curson)
  m2. Thomasine (widow of George de Sallowe)
Not sure which wife was mother of ...
  ((i)) Thomas Okeover (dvp 1439)
  ((a)) Philip Okeover of Okeover, Sheriff of Nottinghamshire and Derby (a 1473)
  m. (1439) Thomasine Basset (dau of Sir Ralph Basset)
  (((1))) Ralph Okeover of Okeover, Sheriff of Staffordshire (d 09.10.1495) - continued below
  m. Agnes Bradburne (dau of John Bradburne of Bradburne)
  (((2))) Elizabeth Okeover (b 1451-2, d 10.02.1532)
  m. (1478) Ralph Burton of Mayfield and Fauld
  m2. Elizabeth Grey (dau of 1st Lord of Ruthyn)
  D. Geoffrey Okeover



Ralph Okeover of Okeover, Sheriff of Staffordshire (d 09.10.1495) - continued above
m. Agnes Bradburne (dau of John Bradburne of Bradburne)
1. Humphrey Okeover of Okeover (d 05.04.1538)
  m. Isabella Aston (dau of John Aston of Tixall)
  A. Philip Okeover (dvp 1536, 2nd son)
  m. (1508) Elizabeth Babington (dau of Thomas Babington of Dethick)
  i. Ralph Okeover of Okeover, Sheriff (d 29.03.1571)
  m1. (1534) Matilda Basset (dau of Sir William Basset of Blore)
  a. Elizabeth Okeover probably of this generation, presumed of this marriage
m. Nicholas Longford of Longford, The Hough & Whittington (dsp 1610)
  b.+ 3 daughters
  m2. Catherine Dunham (dau of Sir John Dunham of Kirtlington)
  e. daughter
  ii. Philip Okeover of Okeover, Sheriff (d 1604)
  m. Margaret Dethick (dau of William Dethick of Newhall)
  a. Jane Okeover
  m1. Thomas Cokayn
  m2. Sir Anthony Ashley, Bart of Winbourne St. Giles (d 13.01.1628)
  iii. Rowland Okeover of Okeover (d 07.05.1610)
  m1. Sibyl White (dau of Henry White of London)
  a.+ 4 sons and 3 daughters
m2. Anne
  h. Humphrey Okeover of Okeover, Sheriff of Derbyshire (b 1609, d 30.12.1639)
  m. Martha Cheyney (dau of Sir Oliver Cheyney)
  (1) Sir Rowland Okeover of Okeover (b 19.07.1624, d 1692)
  m. Mercy Goodyere (dau of Edmund Goodyere of Heythorpe)
  (A) Rowland Okeover of Okeover, Sheriff (b 21.09.1651, d 1730, 2nd son)
  m. Elizabeth Pettus (d 10.1705, dau of Sir Thomas Pettus, 2nd Bart of Rackheath)
  (i) Thomas Okeover, Sheriff (b 28.03.1679, dvp 1710)
  m. Catherine Leake (d 1713, dau of William Leake, baron of the Exchequer)
  (a) Leake Okeover of Okeover (b 1701, dsp 31.01.1765)
  m. Mary Nichol (d 1764, dau of John Nichol)
(b) William Okeover (dsp 09.1748)
  (c) Elizabeth Okeover (bb 1703, dsp 1774)
  m1. Thomas Hollingshead
  m2. _ Higginbotham
  m3. _ Yeomans
  (d) Catherine Okeover
  m. Edward Wilson of Cannock
  ((1)) Catherine Wilson
  m. Morton Walhouse of Hatherton
  (ii)+ other issue
  (B) Thomas Okeover of Tilney St. Laurence (b 10.01.1657, d 1705)
m. Elizabeth Farmer (dau of John Farmer of Oldbury)
  (i) Rowland Okeover of Oldbury (d 1761)
  The following is supported by 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John Nichols, vol 4, part 2, 1811, 'Pedigree of Okeover of Oldbury', p1039).
  m1. Patience Falmer (dsps 25.07.1741, dau of Matthew Falmer of Atherstone)
  (a)+ issue - Leek Falmer (b 1735-6, d 18.06.1741), Patience (b c01.1740, d 01.03.1740)
m2. Alice Gregory (dau of John Gregory)
  (c) Rowland Falmer Okeover (b 1745, d 02/3.01.1793)
  m1. Bridget Langston (d 1784/1790, dau of James Haughton Langston of London)
  ((1)) Haughton Falmer Okeover of Oldbury & Okeover, Sheriff (b 07.09.1776, dsp 18.07.1836)
  ((2)) Rowland Okeover (d 16.11.1792)
  m2. (30.06.1791) Judith Robinson (dau of William Robinson of Hill Redware, relict of John Holden of Shepey, m3. John Heyliger Burt))
  ((3)) Charles Gregory Okeover (b 11.05.1792, d 02.08.1826, Rev.) had issue
  m. (17.09.1823) Mary Anne Anson (d 1875, dau of Gen. Sir George Anson)
  (ii)+ 5 daughters
  (C) Elizabeth Okeover
  m. Wolston Adderley of Weddington
  (D) Martha Okeover
  m. Charles Hinton of London (mercer)
(E)+ other issue - Humphrey (b 29.05.1648, dvp), Henry (b 28.01.1659), Mercie (a 1680)
  (2) Thomas Okeover in London (a 1680, woollen draper)
  m. Lettice Corbin (dau of Thomas Corbin of Kings Swinford)
  (A) Catherine Okeover (b c1660, a 1680)
  (3) Humphrey Okeover in London (a 1680, captain)
  m. _ Midleton (sister of Sir Hugh Midleton of Middlesex)
  (4) Ralph Okeover of Ilam (d c1672)
  m. Constance Hurt (dau of Roger Hurt of Staffordshire)
  (A) Shirley Okeover (b c1662, a 1680)
  (5) Catherine Okeover (d 18.10.1672)
  m. Sir Robert Shirley, 4th Bart of Staunton Harold (d 06.11.1656)
  (6)+ other issue - Elizabeth (d unm), 2 daughters
  iv. Elizabeth Okeover
m. John Dethick of Breadsall (not Newhall)
  B. Jane Okeover (d 03.02.1524)
  m. John Pole of Hartington
  C. Elizabeth Okeover
  m. Philip (or Ralph?) Leech of Chatsworth
  D. Margaret Okeover
  m. John Parker of Norton Lees
  E. Dorothy Okeover probably of this generation
  m1. Sir Arthur Eyre
  m2. (1536) Sir Henry Farington
  F.+ other issue - Ralph (dvp), Nicholas of Sturton

Main source(s): BLG1952 (Okeover of Okeover) with a little input from King's Staffordshire Pedigrees 1912 (Okeover)
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