'Wales79'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Various early Welsh families

Idnerth Benfras or Benvras
BLG1952 ('Powell of Nant-Eos') reports that Idnerth was ancestor of Cholmondeleys of Condover, Jacsons of Tedsmore & Mostyn-Owens of Woodhouse and then mentions Gwerissa, daughter of his son Llywelyn. Visitation provides the following connection to the Owens of Woodhouse and through them to the Cholmondeleys of Condover & Jacsons of Tedsmore.
m. Efa (dau of Cadwgan Vychan, lord of Maesbrook)
1. Llywelyn
  m. Matilda (dau of Madoc ap Idnerth, descended from Elystan Ylodryth)
  A. Eignian (Einion) of Maengwynyth, Machynlleth
  m. Susanna (dau of Kadwgan ap Einion ap Hova ap Ithel Velyn of Yale)
  i. Eurian
  m. Guervilla (dau of Gruffydd ap Caradock ap Thomas ap Roderick ap Owen Gwinedd)
  a. Madock
  m. ?? (dau of Madock ap Cadogan ap Melior ap Elidure of Eyton)
  (1) Madock Vychan
  m. Eva (dau of Gwenn ap Gruffydd of Englefeld)
  (A) Iorwerth Voel omitted by some sources
  m. Gwenllian (dau of Gwynn ap Madoc, descended from Riris Blaidd)
  (i) Jerworth
m. Katherine (dau of Howell ap Mereddith ap Merdd' Vychan ap Mredd' Hene or dau of Iorwerth ap Riris, descended from Ednowen Benden)
  (a) Jeuan voel frych
  m1. Sioneda (dau of Adam ap Mredd' ap Adda ap Howell or dau of Madoch Goch ap Jevan, descended from Einion Effell)
  ((1)) Jeuan Kare Eignion (Caereinion) 
  m. Agnes (dau of Meredith Goch ap Mred' ap Eignion)
  ((A)) Madoc ap Ievan of Caereinion
  m. Elizabeth (dau of Richard ap Owen Vychan ap Griffith ap Owen)
  This appears to be the Ievan Voelvrych ap Iorwerth Vaughan of Maengwynedd who is the first mentioned by BGL1952 (used for the section below) which shows him as having 4 sons by the following Efa, the eldest being "Ievan, surnamed Caenion, ancestor of the Owens of Tedsmore, Owens of Bettws, Owens of Woodhouse, and Owens of Condover". Provisionally, we follow Visitation in showing Ievan (Jeuan) as son by a different wife but show the other 3 sons as by ...
  m2. Efa (dau of Cyhelyn son of Rhun ap Einion Efell, Lord of Cynllaeth)
  ((2)) Iorwerth Goch (youngest son) - continued below
  m. Alice (dau of Griffith ap Iorwerth)
  ((3))+ other issue - Einion, Llwellen
  B. Gwerissa
  m. Llywelyn Vychan



Iorwerth Goch - continued above
m. Alice (dau of Griffith ap Iorwerth "of the tribe of Tudor Trevor, Lord of Hereford and Whittington")
1. Ednyfed ap Iorwerth
  m. Alice (dau of Evan ap Griffith of Celynnan in Mochnant)
  A. Madoc ap Ednyfed
m. Mary (dau of Owen ap David of Merfod son of Ievan ap Einion of Llwydarth)
  i. Evan ap Madoc
  m. Alice (dau of Griffith ap Evan of Llanhafon in Mochnant)
  a. Evan Vaughan
  m. Jane (dau of Edward ap John of Cwm Nant Vylla, "derived from Gwyn ap Griffith, Lord of Guilsfield")
  (1) Griffith Goch
  m. Elizabeth (dau of Madoc Goch of Cadwynvan in Llanvihangel)
  (A) Thomas ap Griffith
  m. Margaret (dau of Howell Mathew of Kerry)
2. Madog probably of this generation
  A. Howel
  i. David Vychan ap Howel ap Madog ap Iorwerth Goch of Mochnant
  a. daughter
  m. Robert ap Rhys of Bron y foel

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (formerly within Wales09 (included there by 15.01.07)) : Visitation (Shropshire, 1623, 'Owen of Llunllo, Shrewsbury, Condover, Bettws and Whitley')
(2) For lower section : BLG1952 ('Davenport-Handley-Humphreys of Clipsham Hall')
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