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Families covered: Thomas of Ruperra, Thomas of Wenvoe

Jevan ap Harpwaye of Tresimont (Herefordshire), later Thomas of Wenvoe Castle (Glamorganshire)
m. Catherine Thomas (dau/heir of Thomas ap Thomas of Wenvoe Castle)
1. Edmond Thomas of Wenvoe, Sheriff of Glamorganshire (d by 1655) the first mentioned by BP1934
  m1. ??
A. Maria Thomas
  m. (01.1614) George Kemeys
  m2. (before 1611) Frances Catchmay (a 1655, dau of George Catchmay of Bigswear)
  B. William Thomas (bpt 04.08.1611, dvp 09.06.1636)
  m. Jane Stradling (bur 14.04.1668, dau of Sir John Stradling, 1st Bart of St. Dionats Castle, m2. Michael Oldisworth)
  i. Edmond Thomas of Wenvoe (bpt 22.11.1633, bur 22.05.1677)
  m1. (mcrt 06.1652) Elizabeth Morgan (dau of Sir Lewis Morgan, sister/heir of Thomas of Ruperra)
  a. William Thomas (dvp 28.04.1677)
  m. Mary Wharton (dau/coheir of 4th Lord Wharton, m2. Sir Charles Kenmys)
  (1) Sir Edmond Thomas of Wenvoe & Ruperra (bpt 26.08.1674, d unm bur 24.01.1692-3)
  (2) Anne Thomas of Wenvoe & Ruperra (b 10.08.1675, d unm 1694)
  b. Elizabeth Thomas (dsp bur 10.08.1677)
  m. (16.121675) William Chayne, later 2nd Viscount Newhaven (dsp 1728)
  c. Frances Thomas (d unm before 1691)
  m2. (01.08.1671) Mary Lewis of Penmark (dsp bur 03.03.1721)
  ii. Elizabeth Thomas, later of Wenvoe (b c1630, d 08.02.1701-2)
  m1. (1650) Edward Ludlow (dsp 26.11.1692, parliamentary General)
  m2. (01.12.1684) Sir John Thomas, 1st Bart (dsp 17.01.1702-3) @@ below
  iii. Jane Thomas (b c1635)
  C. James Thomas (3rd son)
The following connection is given without comment by Wotton but BP1934 reports that James "is supposed" to have been father of ...
  i. William Thomas
  m. _ Hopkins (dau/heir of William Hopkins of Court-y-Bettiws)
  a. William Thomas
  m. Sarah Powell (dau/heir of John Powell of Flemingston)
  (1) Sir John Thomas, Sheriff of Gloucestershire, 1st Bart (dsp 17.01.1702-3)
  m. (01.12.1684) Elizabeth Thomas (b c1630, d 08.02.1701-2, dau of William Thomas) @@ above
  (2) Sir Edmond Thomas, 2nd Bart of Wenvoe (b 1667, d 1723)
  m. (28.03.1711) Mary Howe (d 26.04.1745, dau of John Howe of Stowell, Paymaster General, m2. Anthony Powell)
  (A) Sir Edmond Thomas, 3rd Bart of Wenvoe (bpt 09.04.1712, d 10.10.1767)
  m. (06.1740 Abigail Webster (d 09.05.1777, dau of Sir Thomas Webster, Bart of Battle Abbey, relict of William Northey of Compton Basset)
(i) Sir Edmond Thomas, 4th Bart (d unm 1789)
  (ii) Frederick Thomas (d 05.09.1783)
  (iii) Sir John Thomas, 5th Bart (b 06.07.1749, d 14.12.1828)
  m. (1782) Mary Parker (d 05.1845, dau of John Parker of Hasfield Court)
  (a) Sir John Godfrey Thomas, 6th Bart (b 01.09.1784, d 07.05.1841, vicar of Wartling & Bodiam) had issue
  m1. (01.04.1808) Frances Ram (d 01.1816, dau of Stephen Ram of Ramsfort)
  m2. (10.03.1817) Elizabeth Anne Vignoles (dau of Rev. John Vignoles of Cornahir, widow of Lt. Col. Grey)
  (b) Frederick Jennings Thomas (b 19.04.1786. d 19.12.1855, Rear Admiral) had issue
  m. (07.08.1816) Susannah Atherley (d 23.07.1828, dau of Arthur Atherley of Southampton)
  (B) John Thomas
  m. Sophia Keppel (d 25.05.1773, dau of Arnold Joost Van Keppel, 1st Earl of Albermarle)
  (i)+ issue - Charles Nassau (d unm 03.04.1820, Colonel), Augustus, son, Gertrude Mary (d unm 19.09.1820), Anne (d unm 14.03.1788), Sophia (d unm)
  (C) William Thomas (b 1718)
  (3) William Thomas
  D.+ other issue - Edmond (bpt 28.04.1616, d 11.1616), Elizabeth (bpt 18.0531615), Mary (bpt 05.1620)
  It may have been either Elizabeth or Mary who married ...
  m. Sir Thomas Lewis of Llanishen

Main source(s): BP1934 (Thomas of Wenvoe), Wotton (vol IV, Thomas of Wenvoe)
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