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Families covered: Bowyer of Knipersley (Knypersley)

William Bowyer of Knipersley (d 1540-1)
m. Katherine Brereton (dau of Andrew Brereton of Brereton)
1. John Bowyer of Knipersley and Sidway
  m1. (div) Margery Egerton (dau of William Egerton of Walgrange)
  m2. Elizabeth Bucknall (dau of John Bucknall or Bucknell of Sidway)
A. William Bowyer of Knipersley (d 07.12.1602)
  m. Ann Heywood (d 08.04.1603, dau of William Heywood of Stonilow)
  i. Sir John Bowyer of Knipersley (b 1557, d 1605-6)
  m. Catherine Yelverton (dau of Sir Christopher Yelverton)
a. Sir William Bowyer of Knipersley (b 1588, a 1614)
  m. Hester Skeffington (d 16547, dau of Sir William Skeffington of Fisherwick)
  (1) Sir John Bowyer, Sheriff of Staffordshire, 1st Bart of Knipersley (bpt 21.09.1623, bur 18.07.1666)
  m1. Mary Milward (dau of Robert Milward of Bradley Ash)
  (A) Sir John Bowyer, 2nd Bart of Knipersley, Sheriff of Staffordshire (b 25.04.1653, bur 18.07.1691)
  m. (07.1672) Jane Murray (b 1642, d 19.10.1727, dau of Henry Murray)
(i) Sir John Bowyer, 3rd Bart of Knipersley (b 1682-3, d unm 10.05.1701)
  (B) Sir William Bowyer, 4th Bart of Knipersley (b 23.07.1654, bur 17.02.1702)
  m. (by 1672) Anne Dale (dau of George Dale of Flagg by Millicent, dau of Robert Dakeyne of Priestcliff)
  (i) Mary Bowyer (b c1674)
  m. (08.04.1702) Charles Adderley of Hams Hall
  (ii) Jane Bowyer (bpt 31.10.1676, d 17.10.1749)
  m. (26.06.1702) Leftwich Oldfield of Leftwich
(iii) Anne Bowyer (bpt 15.12.1687, dsp 26.07.1754)
  m1. Sir John Bellot, Bart
  m2. Rowland Port of Ilam
  (iv) Dorothy Bowyer (b 29.10.1691)
  m. (05.04.1719) Sir Thomas Gresley, Bart (d 1746)
  (v)+ other issue - John (dvp unm 1693), 4 sons (d infant)
  (C)+ other issue - Thomas (b 13.01.1659), Robert (b 31.03.1662), Dorothy (b 15.07.1657), Hester (b 16.11.1651/9)
  m2. (11.09.1665, sp) Elizabeth (or Anne) Egerton (dau of Sir Ralph Egerton of Betley, sister of Randle)
(2) William Bowyer (dsp, 3rd son)
  m. Elizabeth Jolley (dau of William Jolley of Leeke)
  (3) Elizabeth Bowyer
  m1. Francis Trentham of Rocester
  m2. John Bowyer (son of George, brother of Sir John) @@ below
  (4) Hesther Bowyer
  m. Matthew Worick of Staffordshire
  (5) Mary Bowyer
  m. Sir Thomas Whitgreve of Burton
(6) Catherine Bowyer
  m. John Young of Chames
  (7) Anne Bowyer
  m. William Eardley of Eardley
  (8)+ other issue - John (b 1613, d infant), Richard (b 1615, dsp), Christopher (b 1618, dsp 1637), Thomas of Whitley Court (b 1630)
  b. Thomas Bowyer (a 1663)
  m. ?? (widow of John Lawton of Lawton)
  c. Edward Bowyer (7th son)
  m. _ Cholmondeley (dau of _ Cholmondeley of Coppenhall)
  (1)+ issue - William, Francis, George, Mary
  d. Mary Bowyer
  m. William Bowyer of Broadheath
  e. Hannah Bowyer (b c1600, d 20.09.1670)
  m. (1616) William Glegg of Geyton
  f. Elizabeth Bowyer
  m. Thomas Cliff of Bidnall
  g.+ other issue (dsp) - Christopher, James, George, Richard
  ii. Thomas Bowyer (b 1568, d 1623, 4th son)
  m. Catherine Burste (d 1655, dau of John Burste)
a.+ issue - Richard, Francis, Thomas, John, William, Anne
  iii. George Bowyer (b 1571)
  m. Anne Grosvenor (dau of _ Grosvenor of Bellaport)
  a. Thomas Bowyer
  b. John Bowyer
  m. Elizabeth Bowyer (dau of Sir William Bowyer) @@ above
  (1)+ issue - John of the Grange (a 1663), William (d 1663)
  iv. Richard Bowyer (b 1572)
  m. Katherine Launder
a. Mary Bowyer
  v. Ellen Bowyer possibly of this generation
  m. John Bentley of Ashes
  vi.+ other issue - William (b 1559, d young), Francis (b 153, dsp), William (b 1579)
  B.+ other issue - Thomas in London, John of Sidway, George in London (dsp), Andrew of Stonilow
2. Thomas Bowyer of Coventre (4th son)
  A. Anthony Bowyer of Coventre
  m. Bridget Fitch (dau of _ Fitch of Avseley)
3. Anne Bowyer probably of this generation
  m. John Wedgwood of Blackwood and Haracles (d by 1556)
4. Elizabeth Bowyer probably of this generation
  m. William Berington of Bradwall
5. Maud Bowyer probably of this generation
  m. Richard Edge of Horton (a 1530)
6.+ other issue - William, Andrew, Keele

Main source(s): Visitation (H. Sydney Grazebrook 1885, Staffordshire, 1614+1663-4, Bowyer of Knipersley), King's Staffordshire Pedigrees (1912, Bowyer) with some suport from TCB (vol iii, Bowyer of Knipersley), BEB1841 (Bowyer of Knipersley)
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