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Families covered: Fowell of Black Hall, Fowell of Diptford, Fowell of Fowelscomb, Fowell of Plymouth

Thomas Fowell of Fowelscomb (bur 18.12.1544)
m1. Maria Halse (dau of Richard Halse of Kenedon by Joan, dau of Richard Whitby of Efford)
1. Richard Fowell of Fowelscomb (bur 10.03.1593-4)
  m. (27.01.1541-2) Grace Somaster (bur 13.03.1590-1, dau of John Somaster of Paynsford by Jane, dau of Nicholas Dillon of Chimwell)
A. Arthur Fowell of Fowelscomb (b 1542/bpt 18.09.1552, d 1604)
  m. (13.09.1574) Maria Reynell (dau of Richard Reynell of East Ogwell, m2. Sir Edmond Prideaux)
  i. Sir Edmund Fowell, 1st Bart of Fowelscomb (bpt 15.08.1593, bur 09.10.1674, 3rd son)
  m. (1614) Margaret Paulett (dau of Sir Anthony Paulett of Hinton St. George, sister of John, 1st Lord)
a. Sir John Fowell, 2nd Bart of Fowelscomb, Governor of Totnes (bpt 14.08.1643, bur 17.01.1676)
  Commoners identifies Sir John's wife as Elizabeth, dau of Sir John Chichester, Bart of Raleigh, but TCB (vol iii, Fowell of Fowell) identifies her as ...
  m. (c1660) Elizabeth Chichester (bpt 02.02.1637/8, bur 31.10.1677, dau of Sir John Chichester of Hall by Elizabeth, dau of Sir Lewis Pollard)
  (1) Sir John Fowell, 3rd Bart of Fowelscomb (bpt 12.12.1665, d unm 26.11.1692, MP)
  (2) Elizabeth Fowell
  m. (c07.1679) George Parker of Boringdon (Burrington) (d 1743)
  (3) Margaret Fowell (a 1691)
  m. (04.03.1678-9) Arthur Champernowne of Dartington (d 1697, Colonel)
  (4)+ other issue - Edmond (bpt 08.09.1669, bur 20.02.1669-70), Anne (bpt 10.10.1677, bur 19.07.1678)
  b. Edmond Fowell of Penaquitt (bpt 16.04.1637, bur 05.01.1681-2, 3rd son)
  m. (04.07.1659) Bridget Browne (dau of Thomas Browne of East Allington)
  (1) Hannah Fowell
m. (27.03.1676) Samuel Hart
  (2)+ other issue - Bridget (bpt 28.01.1661-2), Elizabeth (bpt 06.06.1665, bur 11.04.1666)
  c. Elizabeth Fowell (bpt 08.09.1622, a 1678)
  m. (07.01.1654-5) Richard Cabell of Brooke (d before 09.03.1677-8)
  d. Grace Fowell (bpt 15.11.1627)
  m. (28.09.1653) Edmond Williams of Stowford
  e. Florence Fowell (bpt 25.05.1634, a 1686)
  m. (c11.1679) Servington Savery of Shilston
  f.+ other issue - Anthony (bpt 24.01.1635-6, bur 22.10.1636), Thomas (bpt 14.10.1638, bur 11.11.1639), Mary (b c1615, a 1620), Anne (bpt 12.04.1630), Margaret (bpt 22.11.1632, bur 26.12.1638)
  ii. William Fowell (d before 02.1637-8)
  m. (14.04.1606) Grace Giffard (bur 05.02.1637-8)
  iii. Grace Fowell (bpt 12.01.1583-4, bur 08.07.1656)
m1. (11.09.1603) Richard Barrett of Tregarden
  m2. (24.09.1619) Sir Richard Carnsewe (dsp bur 13.05.1629)
  iv.+ other issue - Richard (bpt 12.03.1580-1, bur 03.01.1590-1), Arthur (b 1592-3 (bpt 09.09.1582?), dsp 20.06.1612)
  B. Edmond Fowell (dsp bur 26.04.1588)
  C. William Fowell or Vowel of Black Hall (in North Huish) & Diptford Down, Devon (bpt 22.04.1556)
  m1. (25.07.1579) Honora Forde (dsp 07.07.1595, dau of _ Forde of Fordmore) Vivian suggests that Honor was widow rather than dau of _ Ford
  m2. Agnes Achym (a 1633, dau of William Achym of Plenyth (Pelynt) by Anne, dau of John Bligh of Bodmin)
  i. William Fowell of Black Hall & Diptford (b 1599, d 09.1674)
  m. (10.04.1627) Elizabeth Glanville (dau of Sir Francis Glanville of Killworthy)
a. Richard Fowell (b 1628, dvp 09.1669)
  m. (10.1655) Elizabeth Hele (dau of Sir Thomas Hele, Bart of Fleet Damarell)
  (1) William Fowell of Black Hall & Diptford (b 1659, bur 15.04.1714)
  m. (before 1683) Susannah Smyth (bur 01.04.1716, dau of Richard Smyth of Tavistock)
(A) John Fowell of Black Hall (b 1683, d 11.1758)
  m. (21.10.1729) Elizabeth Newton (b 1707/8, d 04.1766, dau of John Newton of Crabaton Court by Mary)
  (i) John Fowell of Black Hall & Diptford (b c1683, d 11.1758) generation omitted by Vivian
  (a) John Fowell of Black Hall, Diptford & Bath (b 30.10.1735, d 10.1821)
m. (28.02.1763) Mary Digby (b 1732/3, d 22.06.1806, dau of James Digby)
  ((1)) John Digby Fowell of Black Hall & Diptford (b 20.01.1765, d 1829, rector of Torbrian)
  m. (24.07.1793) Sarah Knowling (b c1766, d 31.12.1813, dau of Peter Knowling of Washbourne House by Henrietta Kirkham)
  ((A)) John Digby Fowell of Black Hall (b 29.01.1796)
  m. (12.08.1819) Frances Cumming (dau of Samuel Cumming of Totnes)
  ((B)) Francis Kirkham Fowell (b 18.07.1798)
  m. (1830) Anne Cresswell (dau of Richard Estcourt Cresswell of Pinkney Park & Bibery by Elizabeth Coxwell)
  ((C)) Henrietta Digby Fowell
  m. Richard Samuel Sprye (Captain)
  ((D)) Isabella Georgiana Fowell
  m. Samuel Crapp of Boulogne-sur-Mer
  ((E))+ other issue - William Newton (b 05.06.1803, RN), James Digby (bur 28.07.1805), James Digby (b 24.04.1806, d 26.12.1821), Isabella Digby (d infant), Sarah Knowling (d unm 04.10.1828)
  ((2))+ other issue - Newton Digby (b 30.07.1768, d unm 30.08.1790, Captain RN), James Digbyof London (b 01.02.1772)
  (ii) Urania Fowell (b 04.1737, d 10.1790)
  m. (1769) Philip Goodridge of South Brent
(iii)+ other issue (d unm) - Richard (b 16.05.1739), Francis (b 29.11.1741, d 1823, Major), George (b 1744), Elizabeth (b 08.1734, bur 22.09.1734)
  (B) Richard Fowell (b 10.1695, d 25.05.1750, rector of Hilperton (Halperton), 3rd son)
  m. (11.1723) Anne Harris (dau of James Harris of the Close by Mary)
  (i) John Fowell (b 16.04.1725, rector of Hinton, etc.)
  m1. Petronell Cholwich (dsp 11.11.1760, dau of William Cholwich of Oldstone)
  m2. Susannah Alkin (b 1755, d 02.04.1784, dau of Thomas Alkin of Canterbury)
  (a) Uliana Margaret Fowell (b 27.01.1778)
  m. (23.04.1796) John Charles Tufnell of Bath (Lt. Colonel, son of Col. George Foster T. by Mary, dau of John Farhill of Chichester))
  (b)+ other issue - John (b 18.08.1780, d 19.09.1780), Susannah (b/d 15.05.1775)
  (ii) Richard Brigen Fowell of Bath (b 01.10.1730, 3rd son)
  m. Elizabeth Hughes (dau of Solomon Hughes of Devizes)
  (a) Frances Fowell (d 30.08.1833)
  m. Rev. William Truman of Oxford & Merthyr Tydvill (d 11.1832)
  (b) Anne Fowell
  m. George Watts of Sion Place, Bath (d 26.03.1819, son of George of Frampton)
  (c) Harriet Fowell (d 1813)
  m. Thomas Watts of Cold Harbour & Dorsley
  (d) Catharine Fowell (d 1836)
m. Benjamin Jones of Longuey (d 1831, rector of Guernsey in Monmouthshire)
  (e)+ other issue - Elizabeth (b 1755/6, d unm 01.1826), others (d infant - Richard, Richard, John, Ann)
  (iii) Mary Fowell (d 03.01.1789)
  m. (03.06.1780) Stansfield Davis of Pickwick (d 23.05.1831)
  (iv)+ other issue - James of Blackwell Hall (b 04.08.1728, d unm 24.06.1768), William (b 15.10.1733, d 14.01.1739-40), Elizabeth
(C) Elizabeth Fowell (b 02.1693)
  m. (c1716) Arthur Hele of Stert (son of Solomon (sb Arthur?) of Stert by Margaret Prowse of Moore)
  (D)+ other issue - William of North Huish (b 1684, d unm 12.1769), James (b 08.1699, d unm 10.1722), Edmond (b 05.1703, d unm, Captain RN), Susannah (b 06.1692, d unm 10.1757)
  (2)+ other issue - Elizabeth (b 15.06.1658), Honora (b 07.11.1661)
  b. William Fowell
  c. Elizabeth Fowell
  m. (02.09.1645) William Newton of Dipford
  ii. Mary Fowell (b c1601, a 1633)
  m. (27.02.1619-20) Christopher Wood of Asseridge (son of John of Asseridge by Margaret, dau of John Copleston of Eggesford & Stone)
  D. John Fowell of Plymouth (bpt 25.10.1557, d 21.10.1627)
  m. Anne Crocker (dau of John Crocker of Lyneham by Agnes, dau of John Servington of Tavistock)
  i. Edmond Fowell of Plymouth (b 1596, a 1633, MP)
  m1. Alice Glanville (dau of Sir Francis Glanville of Killworthy (by Elizabeth, dau of William Crymes of Buckland Monachorem), Speaker of the House of Commons, son of Judge Sir John Glanville of Killworthy by Alice, relict of Sir Francis Godolophin of Cornwall)
  m2. Jane Barker (d 23.05.1640, dau of Sir Anthony Barker of Sunning)
  a. issue - Henry of Abbots Anne, William, Edmund (a 1672, MP), John, Anne, Grace
  The heir of one of the sons, possibly the youngest son himself, was ...
  (1) John Fowell of Harewood House in Calstock, Cornwall
(A) Edmond Fowell of Letchley
  ii. Richard Fowell (bpt 06.08.1598)
  a. Mary Fowell
  m. (11.06.1640) Humphry Sture
  iii. Anne Fowell
  m. (by 1620) Abraham Roe or Rowe of Plymouth
  iv.+ other issue (a 1620) - Thomas (bpt 14.09.1600), Prothisa (b 1602-3)
  E. Elizabeth Fowell possibly dau rather than sister of Arthur?
  m. Edward Harris of Cornworthy Priory
2. John Fowell (bur 08.03.1552-3) identified by Commoners as "presumed ancestor of the Fowles of Sandhurst, in Kent"
3. Johanna Fowell
  m. John Morrey or Merye of Devon
4. Sibilla Fowell
  m. (19.11.1543) John Hill or Hele of Fleet Damarell & Shilston ## see here? ##
5. Margaret or Margery Fowell
  m. John Williams alias Cholwell of Devon
6. Damarell Fowell mentioned by Vivian but not by Commoners
m2. Matilda Bevill of Cornwall
7. Thomas Fowell of Torr (dsp 1560)
8. Robert Fowell line followed by Commoners but not by Vivian
  m. Joane Perry (dau of William Perry of Upwater by Jane, dau of Roger Holcombe of Hole)
  A. ?? Fowell
  i. ?? Fowell
  Uncertain on number of intervening generations. Commoners notes that it is possible that the ancestor of the undermentioned family was in fact Thomas (b c1602) shown above as youngest son of John Fowell of Plymouth.
  a. ?? Fowell
  (1) ?? Fowell
  (A) Joseph Fowell of Middlesex
  (i) Thomas Fowell of London (d 08.1768, "the first successful Russia merchant")
  m. Sarah (d 08.1776)
  (a) Sarah Fowell
  m. (1755) Isaac Buxton (son of Charles of Braxted)
9. Richard Fowell named William by Vivian
m3. Jane Dillon (dsp, dau of Nicholas Dillon of Chimwell)

Main source(s): Commoners (vol iv, 'Fowell of Devonshire', p428+), Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, 'Fowell of Fowelscombe', p369+)
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