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Families covered: Stephens of Cherington, Stephens of Leicester
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Nathaniel Stephens of Horton & Cherington, Gloucestershire (b c1610, d 1640)
m. Elizabeth Tiringham (dau/heir of Robert Tiringham or Tyringham of Weston-upon-Pavell & Barkby)
1. Edward Stephens of Alderley, Horton & Cherington (bpt 25.07.1633, a 1682)
  m. Mary Raynsford (dau of John Raynsford of Staverton & Wolshamcote, brother of Lord Chief Justice Sir Richard)
  A. Edward Stephens of Alderley & Cherington (2nd son)
  m. Mary Hale (d c1723, dau of Lord Chief Justice Sir Matthew Hale of Alderley, widow of Edward Adderley of Inishannon)
  i. Hester Stephens (b c1681, d 1708)
  m. John Summers
ii.+ other issue - John (b c1683, d c1703), Mary (d 1723), Elizabeth, Rachel
  B. Mary Stephens
  m. Robert Uvedale of Enfield
  C.+ other issue - John (d unm), Thomas (b c1664), Nathaniel (b 1666), Richard, Robert, Elizabeth, Rachel, Catharine, Anne, Hester
2. Tyringham Stephens (b 16.05.1635, bur 21.06.1710, archdeacon of Leicester)
  m1. Isabel Ryson (d c1668, dau of George Rayson of Leicester)
  A.+ issue - Tyringham (d young), Jane (d young), Elizabeth (bpt 1664, a 1681)
  m2. Millicent Inge (b c1646?, d 23.11.1731 (or 7121), dau of William Inge of Thorpe Constantine by Elizabeth, dau/heir of Thomas Tunsted of Tunsted)
  D. Thomas Stephens (b 10.12.1679, d 02.01.1767, 3rd son of this marriage)
  Betham & BEB1841 both suggest that Thomas dsp but BLG1886 shows that he had the following family.
  m. Hannah Ward (dau of Francis Ward of Leicester)
  i. John Stephens of St. Martin's, Leicester (b 10.01.1707, d 15.11.1782)
  m. Elizabeth Barfoot (dau of John Barfoot of Evington)
  a. Thomas Stephens (b 14.05.1736, dsp 29.01.1799, 2nd son)
m. _ Dell (dau of _ Dell of Hall, Yorkshire)
  b. Richard Stephens (b 28.06.1745, d 11.08.1810, 4th son)
  m. Alice Lettice (dau of Rev. John Lettice of Boscate & Strixton)
  (1) John Stephens of St. Martin's (b 23.05.1775, d 11.1823) had issue
  m. Maria Ruding (dau of Walter Ruding of Westcoates Hall)
  (2) Richard Stephens (b 29.03.1785, d 31.05.1871, vicar of Belgrave-cum-Birstall) had issue
  m. (07.01.1819) Emily Anne de Sievrac of Creuse, near Toulouse
  (3) Elizabeth Stephens (d 1846)
  m. Samuel Bankhart
  (4) Alice Stephens (d 14.02.1780)
  (5) Ann Stephens (dsp 04.09.1845)
  m. John Caldecott of Holbrook Grange & Lawford
  (6) Alice Stephens (d 10.1866)
  m. Henry Greene of Upton Snodsbury (rector of All Saints, Bristol)
  c.+ other issue (dsp) - John (b 12.12.1733, d 07.03.1808), William (b 10.1737, d 16.02.1760)
  ii. Thomas Stephens (b 11.07.1710)
  m. Hannah Garrett
  a. Elizabeth Stephens
  m. T. Lockwood
  b. Anne Stephens (b 15.02.1753)
  m. R. Kirkwall of Cosby
  c.+ other issue - Mary, Sarah (b 11.02.1746)
  iii. Elizabeth Stephens (b 11.06.1700)
  m. _ Meares of Leicester
  iv. Hannah Stephens (b 09.12.1703)
  m. J. Cape of London
  v. Mary Stephens (b 04.10.1706)
  m. Lawrence Reade of Leicester
  vi. Anne Stephens
m. _ Baddeley of Dudley
  E. Nathaniel Stephens (b 1679, d 28.04.1730, rector of Alphamstone (Essex))
  m. (25.05.1709) Ellis Deane (d 1762, dau of Philip Deane of Harwich)
  i. Sir Philip Stephens of St. Faith's & Horseford or Horsford (Norfolk) & Fulham (Middlesex), Bart (b 11.10.1728, d unm 20.11.1809, MP, youngest son)
  TCB (vol 5, 'Stephens', p294, note) reports that Philip had the following illegitimate daughter.
  a. Caroline Elizabeth Stevens (dvpsp 17.06.1805)
  m. (21.08.1804) Thomas Jones, 6th Viscount Ranelagh
  ii. Millicent Stephens (b 1715, d 1736)
  m. William Howe of Mislethorne (Mistley Thorns, Essex) (d 1766, son of Leonard of Wickham Brook)
  a. Philip Howe (a 1795, Captain, 4th son) had issue
  m. Mary Anne Tongue of Gilbraltar (a 1795)
  b. Millicent Howe (b 1745, d 1794)
  m1. Thomas Wilkinson (d 1777, Captain RN)
  m2. Gabriel Mathias of Scotland Yard, Middlesex (a 1795)
  c.+ other issue - William (b 31.07.1739, d unm 1760/5, Captain RN), Tyringham (dsp 1783, Post Captain RN), Nathaniel (d young), Stephens (b 10.03.1759, d unm 09.07.1790, Lt. Colonel, MP), Grace (d young), Ellis Cornelia (b 1743, d 1792), Grace (b 1752, a 1795, d unm?)
  iii.+ other issue (d unm) - Tyringham (b 20.03.1713, d 18.02.1768), Nathaniel (b 13.10.1721, d 23.03.1747, Captain RN), Ellis (b 22.02.1709, d 04.08.1710), Grace (b 05.08.1719, d 14.03.1783)
  F. Jane Stephens
  m. Thomas Foxon
  G.+ other issue - Tyringham (b 30.04.1672, dsp 06.1710), Walter (b 27.02.1675, dsp), Richard (dsp 1745, married), Charles (d young), Millicent (d young), Millicent (d unm), Frances (d unm 1768)

Main source(s): 'Baronetage of England' (Betham, vol IV, 1804, '#421. Stephens of St. Faith's Norfolk', p267+), BLG1886 ('Stephens of Eastington') with some support from BEB1841 ('Stephens of St. Faith's')
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