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Families covered: Pepys of Brampton, Pepys of Cottenham, Pepys of South Creak(e)

Robert Pepys of Cottenham, Cambridgeshire
Robert may be the Pepys of Cottenham who married Eleanor Cotton. The dates suggest that she was either mother or step-mother or another wife of ...
1. William Pepys of Cottenham (d 1519)
  m. Margaret Whiston (dau of Robert Whiston of Cambridgeshire)
  A. Thomas Pepys
B. John Pepys of South Creak, Norfolk
  m. Cicely Steele (dau of William Steele of Wyveton)
  i. Thomas Pepys of South Creak
  m. Alice Seafowle (dau of Gyles Seafowle of Waterden)
  a. Fayremore or Fermor or Jerome Pepys of South Creake (Mileham)
  m. Frances Drewry (dau of John Drewry of Godwich (of family of Rougham)
  (1) Thomas Pepys of South Creak
  m. Jane Dowdalle (dau of Sir John Dowdalle of Ireland)
  Shown as BOTH children (by Jane) AND siblings of Thomas were ...
  (A) Barbara Pepys
  m. Richard Norton of South Creak
  (B) Ellenor Pepys
  m. Thomas Jennor of Bynham (son of Thomas)
(C)+ other issue - Knevett (dsp), Fermor, Frances
  (2) John Pepys of South Creak (b 05.11.1576, d c1663/4)
  John is just named in Visitation. His details and the following information come from various web sites.
  m. Anne Walpole (b 1582, dau of Terence Walpole)
  (A) Edward Pepys (b 1617, d 14.12.1663)
  m. Elizabeth Walpole (d 10.09.1668, dau of John Walpole)
  (i)+ issue - John, daughter, Ann, Edward, Anne
  (B) Elizabeth Pepys (bpt 03.03.1611, d before 08.1668)
  m. Thomas Dyke
  (C) Jane Pepys (bpt 13.03.1614)
  m. John Turner of Kirkleatham (b 21.08.1613, d 15.05.1688, recorder of York)
  (3)+ other issue - Edmond, Richard (dsp)
b. John Pepys
  c. Barbara Pepys
  m. Robert Pepys of Burnham
  d. Suzan Pepys
  m. Roger Mansen of North Creak
  e. Elizabeth Pepys
  m. Robert Read of London
  f. Anne Pepys
  m. William Sherman of Litlington
  ii. Clemence Pepys
  m1. John Norton of South Creake
  m2. William Wheatley of South Creake
  iii. Agnes Pepys
  m. John Playford of Brunton
iv. Margaret Pepys
  m. Roger Grome of Lanham
  C. William Pepys of Cottenham
  m. Alice Smith (dau of John Smith of Wigton)
  i. John Pepys of Cottenham and Impington Manor (2nd son)
  m1. Edith Talbot (bur 25.09.1583, dau of Edmond Talbot of Cottenham)
  a. John Pepys of Cottenham (bur 21.03.1606)
  m. Elizabeth Bendish (dau of Thomas Bendish of Bower Hall (Bumstead))
  (1) John Pepys of Cottenham
  m. Elizabeth Wicksted (dau of Thomas Wicksted of Cambridgeshire)
  (2) Richard Pepys (d 02.01.1659, Chief Justice of Ireland)
  m1. (14.08.1620) Judith Cutts (bur 14.04.1634, dau of Sir William Cutts of Debden)
  (A) Richard Pepys of Stoke-by-Clare
  m. (12.12.1650) Mary Scott (d 1664, dau of John Scott)
  (i) John Pepys of St. Dunstan's West (d 11.1721, 2nd son)
m. (17.04.1683) Mary Gibson
  (a) William Pepys of London (bpt 03.10.1698, d 09.1743, 5th son)
  m1. (15.01.1735) Susannah (Mrs. Austin)
  ((1)) son
m2. (08.06.1738) Hannah Russell (d 1761, dau of Nathaniel Russell of Lewes and Ranscomb Manor)
  ((2)) Sir William Weller Pepys, 1st Bart of Cottenham (b 01.01.1740-1, d 02.06.1825)
  m. (24.06.1777) Elizabeth Dowdeswell (d 21.10.1830, dau of W. Dowdeswell, Chancellor of the Exchequer)
  ((A)) Sir William Weller Pepys, 2nd Bart of Cottenham (b 04.05.1778, d unm 05.10.1845)
  ((B)) Charles Christopher Pepys, 1st Earl of Cottenham, Lord Chancellor (b 29.04.1781, d 29.04.1851) had issue
  m. (30.06.1821) Caroline Elizabeth Wingfield (d 06-7.04.1868, dau of William Wingfield-Baker by Charlotte Digby)
  ((C)) Henry Pepys, Bishop of Sodor and Man, later of Worcester (b 18.04.1783, d 13.11.1860) had issue
  m. (27.01.1824) Maria Sullivan (b c1796, d 17.06.1885, dau of Rt. Hon. John Sullivan)
  ((D)) Isabella Sophia Pepys (d 21.04.1870)
  m. (19.01.1813) Thomas Whately (d 10.05.1864, rector of Chetwynd)
((E))+ other issue - Maria Elizabeth (d 1850), Anne Louisa (d 02.02.1876)
  ((3)) Sir Lucas Pepys, 1st Bart (b 24.05.1741, d 17.06.1830)
  m1. (30.10.1772) Jane Elizabeth Leslie, Countess of Rothes (b 05.05.1750, d 02.06.1810, dau of John Leslie, 10th Earl of Rothes)
  The following is supported by MGH (NS2, vol 5 (1894), 'Pedigree of George Raymond Evelyn, Father of the twelfth Earl of Rothes ...', p177).
  ((A)) Sir Charles Lucas Pepys, later Leslie, 2nd Bart (b 28.09.1774, d unm 04.02.1823)
  ((B)) Sir Henry Pepys, later Leslie, 3rd Bart (b 07.1781, dsp 09.12.1849, rector of Sheephall)
  m. (15.12.1816) Elizabeth Jane Oakes (dau of Rev. James Oakes of Tostock)
  ((C)) Henrietta or Harriet Leslie Pepys (d 16.12.1839)
  m. (29.11.1804) William Courtenay, 10th Earl of Devon (b 19.06.1777, d 19.03.1859)
  ((D))+ other issue (d infant) - Frederick (b 24.09.1783), Mary
  m2. (29.06.1813) Deborah Askew (dsp 21.06.1848, dau of Anthony Askew)
  (b)+ 4 sons and 1 daughter
  (ii)+ 2 sons
  (B)+ 3 sons and 3 daughters
  m2. Mary Gosnold (dsp 10.10.1659, sister of Peter Gosnold)
  (3) Edith Pepys
  m. John Williams of Cottenham
  (4) Ellen Pepys
  m. George Beech of Colworth
(5)+ other issue - Thomas, Samwell, 2 sons
  b. Thomas Pepys (5th son)
  m. (08.07.1596) Maria Day of Wisbech
  (1) John Pepys of Brampton (bpt 14.01.1600-1, d before 19.10.1680)
m. Margaret Kite (d 25.03.1667)
  (A) Samuel Pepys of Brampton (b 23.02.1632, dsp 26.05.1703, the diarist, MP)
  m. (10.10.1655) Elizabeth Merchant (dau of Alexander Merchant de St. Michel)
  (B) Paulina Pepys
  m. (1668) John Jackson
  (i) John Jackson 'of Clapham'
(a) Frances Jackson
  m. John Cockerell
  (b) Anne Jackson
  m. Brabazon Hallowes
  (c) Paulina Jackson
  m. _ Collins (Admiral)
  (C)+ 2 sons
  (2)+ 2 sons and 2 daughters
  c. Paulina Pepys (d 17.02.1638) of this generation (according to TCP, vol IV, Appendix G, Pickering)
  m. Sir Sidney Montagu of Hinchingbrooke (d 25.09.1644)
  d.+ 4 sons and 3 daughters
  m2. (15.10.1587) Anne Jennison of Saltfleete
  ii.+ 5 sons and 2 daughters
  D. Margaret Pepys
  m. Richard Bolter of South Creak
  E. Joane Pepys
  m. Thomas Jenysonn of Burnham

Main source(s):
(1) For Pepys of South Creake : Visitation (Norfolk, 1563+1589-1613, Pepys)
(2) For Pepys of Cottenham : BP1934 (Cottenham) with a little support/input from Visitation (Cambridgeshire, 1575+1619, Pepis)
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