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Families covered: Filmer of East Sutton

BP1870 reports that "The family of Filmer was originally seated at the manor of Herst, in the parish of Otterden, in Kent, where Robert Filmour lived temp Edward II., and where his descendants continued to reside, until Robert Filmer, Esq., son of " ...
James Filmer of Herst in Otterden, Kent
m. Margaret Rayner (dau of Robert Rayner of Kent)
1. Robert Filmer of East Sutton (b c1525, d 1585)
  m. Frances Chester (dau of Sir Robert Chester of Royston)
  A. Sir Edward Filmer of East Sutton, Sheriff of Kent (d 1629)
  m. Elizabeth Argall (d 09.08.1638, dau of Richard Argall of East Sutton)
  i. Sir Robert Filmer of East Sutton (d 1653)
  m. Anne Heton (d 1671, dau/coheir of Martin Heton, Bishop of Ely)
a. Sir Edward Filmer of East Sutton (d unm 1669)
  b. Sir Robert Filmer, 1st Bart of East Sutton (d 22.03.1675-6)
  m. Dorothy Tuke (d 10.06.1671, dau of Maurice Tuke of Layer Marney by Amy, dau/heir of Reginald Kempe)
  (1) Sir Robert Filmer, 2nd Bart of East Sutton, Sheriff of Kent (d 14.04.1720)
  m. Elizabeth Beversham (d 04.05.1717, dau of Sir W. Beversham of Holbrook Hall)
  (A) Sir Edward Filmer, 3rd Bart of East Sutton (d 1755)
  m. Mary Wallis (dau of John Wallis of Soundness)
(i) Sir John Filmer, 4th Bart of East Sutton (b 1715-6, dsp 22.02.1797, MP, 4th son)
  m. (04.1757) Dorothy Deedes (dau of Rev. Julius Deedes of Canterbury)
  (ii) Sir Beversham Filmer, 5th Bart of East Sutton (dsp 31.12.1805)
  m. Dorothy Hendley (dau of William Hendley of Gore Court)
  (iii) Sir Edmund Filmer, 6th Bart of East Sutton (d 27.06.1810, rector of Crundal, 9th son)
  m. (13.05.1756) Annabella Christiana Honywood (dau of Sir John Honywood, Bart of Evington)
  (a) Sir John Filmer, 7th Bart of East Sutton (b 19.03.1760, dsp 15.07.1834, vicar of Abbot's Langley, 2nd son)
  m1. (12.02.1795) Charlotte Portall (d 08.1813, dau of Joseph Portall of Freefolk)
  m2. (05.1821) Esther Stow (d 03.1842, dau of John Stow)
(b) Edmund Filmer (b 1765, d 03.1810, Captain, 4th son) had issue
  m. (04.10.1794) Emilia Skene (dau of George Skene of Aberdeen by Margaret, dau of Charles Gordon of Abergeldie)
  (c) Robert Filmer (dsp 1824)
  m. Anne Wintle
  (d) Francis Filmer (b 1744, d 28.01.1859, rector of Crundall)
  m. (08.1806) Mary Anne Close (dau of Rev. Henry Jackson Close of Bentworth)
  (e) Mary Filmer (d 1838)
  m. (1791) Sir John Chardin Musgrave, Bart (d 1806)
  (f) Anne Filmer (d 12.06.1836)
  m. (1809) William Lewis
  (g)+ other issue - Edward (b 13.04.1759, dvp 17.10.1794), William (d 17.07.1830, rector of Lower Heyford)
  (iv) Dorothy Filmer (d 08.10.1781)
m. (1742) Sir John Honywood, Bart (d 26.06.1781)
  (v)+ other issue - Robert (d infant), Robert (d young), Edward (dsp(vp)), William (d young), Samuel (d young), Richard (d infant), James, Francis (d unm 30.12.1807, of Lincoln's Inn), Mary (dsp), Ann (d infant), Elizabeth (dsp), Anne (dsp), Frances (dsp), Susan (d infant), Affra (d infant), Amy (dsp)
  (B)+ other issue - Beversham (d unm 1763), Robet (dsp 1717), William, Samuel (dsp 1729), Dorothy (d infant?), Dorothy (d unm), Elizabeth (d unm), Frances (d unm)
  (2) Edward Filmer of Town Sutton, Kent
  m. Archiballa Clinkard (dau/heir of Archibald Clinkard of Suttoin Valence)
  (3) Anne Filmer (b 1652-3, d 20.07.1716)
  m. (26.04.1683) John Smyth of Lested Lodge (vicar of Chart Sutton, rector of Hastingleigh)
  (4) Amy Filmer (dsp)
  m. John Rumney (rector of Crundal, vicar of Sutton Valence)
(5)+ other issue - Charles (dsp 1670), Samuel (dsp 1657), Elizabeth (d unm 01.07.1710)
  c. Samuel Filmer (dsp)
  m. Mary Horsemonden (dau of Maurice Horsemonden of Lenham)
  d. Ann Filmer
  m. Sir John Goodscall
  ii. Maria Filmer
  m. John Knatchbull
  iii. Sara Filmer probably the Sarah who married ...
  m. Sir John Cremer of Seche (d c1664)
  iv.+ other issue - Edward, John, Thomas, Reginald, Thomas, Richard, Henry, Augustin, Margaret, Elizabeth, Judith, Katherine, Catharine, Anna, Jane
  B. Catherine Filmer
  m1. Sir Thomas Gilbert of Sandwich
  m2. Christopher Mills
  C. Mary Filmer
  m. John Meryweather of Eythorne
  D.+ other issue - Robert, James, Henry in Lancashire (a 1619), Francis, Anthony, Affra (d unm)

Main source(s): BP1870 (Filmer), CountyGen (Kent, Berry, 186+)
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