'Story1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Story of Bingfield, Story of Corick, Story of Know

BIFR1976 reports that "This family originally came from Cumberland, and later resided nr Hexham, Northumberland."
John Story of Bingfield Hall (nr Hexham), later of Corcik, co. Tyrone (a 1697)
1. Thomas Story of Corick (b 21.05.1678)
  m. (1707) Rebecca Rob
  A. John Story of Corick (b 25.12.1708, d unm 10.03.1780)
  B. Joseph Story (b 04.05.1711, dsp 13.09.1884, rector of Monaghan)
  m. ?? (Mrs Windas)
  C. Benjamin Story (b 14.07.1718, 4th son)
  m. (06.08.1750) Anne Theaker
i. son (d young)
  ii. John Benjamin Story of Corick (b 03.06.1764, d 24.03.1844, Chancellor of Clogher)
  m. (03.02.1790) Jane Young (d 18.06.1851, dau of Alexander Young of Coolkeiragh)
  a. John Benjamin Story of Corick (b 1791, dsp 1862)
  m. (09.01.1840) Catherine Munbee (dau of Capt. Valentine Munbee of Horringer)
  b. William Story of Corick (b 08.11.1804, d 09.02.1888, rector of Aghabog, 3rd son) had issue
  m. (28.06.1848) Sarah Barnard Black (d 09.02.1909, dau of John Black of Sligo)
  c. Anne Story (b 07.08.1795)
  m. (12.10.1818) William Lodge (rector of Killybegs)
  d. Elizabeth Story (b 15.07.1797, d 04.07.1828)
  m. Richard Stewart Twigg (d 1888, son of John of Roughan)
e. Frances Thomasina Story (b 26.02.1807)
  m. (23.08.1831) Abraham Russell (d 1862, Archdeacon of Clogher, son of Rev. John)
  f.+ other issue - Alexander (d unm), Catherine (b 19.04.1793), Jane (b 24.05.1799, d unm), Letitia (b 27.08.1801, d unm), Maria (d unm)
  D. Mary Story (b 1713)
  m. Geogre Lendrum of Moorfield
  E.+ other issue - Thomas (b 25.05.1715, d unm 03.12.1744), son, daughter
2. Joseph Story, Bishop of Kilaloe & Kilmore (b 1679, d 1757)
  m1. Deborah Richardson
  A. Elizabeth Story
  B. Katherine Story
  m. (1745) John Irvine of Rockfield (d 1787)
  m2. Sophia Gore (dau of Sir William Gore, 3rd Bart of Manor Gore, widow of Rev. William Grattan of Tulllycleagh)
  C. Joseph Story of Bingfield (d 1767, Archdeacon of Kilmore)
m. Frances Arabella Sneyd of Lisnamandra (d 1809)
  i. Joseph Story of Bingfield, co. Cavan (d 02.1810)
  m. (1788) Sarah Delap (d 1795, dau of Samuel Delap of Ramelton)
  a. Joseph Story of Bingfield (b 23.04.1788, d 1838, Rev.) had issue
  m. (1812) Louisa Rivers (dau of Sir Peter Rivers)
  b. Samuel Story (dsp)
  c. Robert William Story (b 12.1791, Colonel) had issue (son d young)
  m. Sarah Ainsworth Enery (dau of Col. _ Enery of Ballyconnell)
  d. James Hamilton Story of Relagh Lodge, Sheriff of co. Tyrone (b 10.04.1793, d 1863) had issue
  m. (01.06.1826) Sarah Thorpe Waymouth (d 1878, dau of Henry Waymouth of Bryanston Square)
  e. Anna Victoria Story
  m. (1809) Richard Purefoy Jervoise of Herriard House, Hampshire (d 1811, Major)
f. Frances Matilda Story
  m1. (1808) Robert Saunderson of Drumkeen
  m2. Henry Theophilus Killbee
  g. Mary Anne Story
  m. Rev. John Richardson of Summerhill
  ii. John Story (Colonel, 4th son)
  m. ?? (Mrs. Amherst)
  iii. Thomas Story
  m. _ Goodwin
  iv. Sophia Story
  m. Robert Burrowes of Stradone House
  v. Barbara Story
  m. G. Cary Hamilton
  vi. Frances Anne Story
  m. _ Lananze of Anbawn
  vii. Judith Story
  m. _ Richardson of Prospect
  viii. Anne Story
  m. (06.1789) John French of Cloonyquin (d 1823, Colonel)
  ix.+ other issue - William, Ralph (dsp), Edward (d unm), Jeremy (dsp), Samuel (dsp), Mary (d unm), Arabella
3.+ other issue - Benjamin, John (b 1681), Samuel (b 1683)

 

 

It is possible that the following family was distantly connected to the above family, which had its early roots in Cumberland. However, the (quartered) arms recorded in BLG1952 are not at all similar to those recorded in BIFR1976.
Herbert Story of Know, Cumberland (bur 10.1627)
m. Sybil (bur 12.1635)
1. Robert Story of Know
  A. Robert Story of Know
  i. Robert Story of Know & Oxford (bpt 01.05.1681, d 1751)
  m. (28.11.1713) Margaret Johnstone
  a. William Story in Dorset (b 15.07.1734, rector of Hinton Martell, vicar of West Parley)
  m1. Susanna (dsp 1785, widow of Rev. Maurice Green of Ensham)
  m2. (08.01.1788) Biddy Prower (d 05.1827, dau of Robert Prower of Canbourne by Frances, dau of John Mervin of Sturminster)
  (1) Anthony Mervin Reeve Story, later Story-Maskelyne (b 08.05.1791, d 15.05.1879) had issue
  m. (22.11.1819) Margaret Maskelyne (b 1785, d 1858, dau/heir of Nevil Maskelyne of Purton)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : BIFR1976 (Story)
(2) For lower section : BLG1952 (Arnold-Forster (formerly Story-Maskelyne) of Basset Down)
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