'Gee1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Gee of Bishop Burton, Gee of Orpington, Gee of Rothley

Nichols identifies the arms of this family as "Gules, a sword in bend Argent, hilted and pomeled Or, in chief a crescent Argent for difference".
Alecxander Gee of Rothley, Leicestershire
1. Ednund Gee of Rothley
  m. Grace Baskerville (dau of Thomas Baskerville)
  A. John Gee of Rothley
  m. Ursula Nevile (dau of Thomas Nevile of Holt)
  i. Robert Gee (d(vp?)sp)
  m. _ Digby
  ii. John Gee of Rothley
  m. Elizabeth Hawberk (dau of John Hawberk of Stapleford)
  a. Henry Gee of Rothley
  (1) Eustace Gee of Rothley
  m. _ Ellis of Cheshire (coheir)
  (A) William Gee of Rothley
  m. Elizabeth Harte of Ashbourne Green
  (i) Eustace Gee of Rothley (b c1589, a 1619)
  m. Anne Savage (dau of Rev. John Savage of Sutton Bonington)
  (a)+ issue (a 1619) - John, (b c1613), William (b c05.1619), Frances (b c1616)
  (B) Bridget Gee (dsp)
  (C) Joan Gee
  m. _ Ives of London
  (D) Anne Gee
  m. _ Pudsey of Yorkshire
  (2) William Gee, Mayor of Kingston-upon-Hull (d before 11.05.1603)
  m1. ??
Nichols shows the daughter of this marriage as Anne, wife of Robert Leger of Kingston-upon-Hull. Provisionally, we follow Foster & Commoners in showing her as of the second marriage and this wife's daughter as ...
  (A) Elizabeth Gee
  m. John Stephens
  m2. Elizabeth Jobson (dau of Walter Jobson of Kingson-upon-Hull)
  (B) Sir William Gee 'of Beverley' of Bishop Burton, Yorkshire (d 1611)
m1. Thomasine Hutton (bpt 17.04.1571/2, d 23.12.1599, dau of Matthew Hutton, Archbishop of York)
  (i) Jane Gee
  m. Robert Gregory of Lancashire
  (ii)+ other issue - Thomas (bpt 27.03.1594, d young?), Susan (bpt 08.10.1592, d unm?)
  m2. Mary Crompton (bur 06.09.1649, dau of Thomas Crompton of Hounslow)
  (iv) John Gee of Bishop Burton (bpt 19.02.1603, bur 12.05.1627)
  m. Frances Hotham (dau of Sir John Hotham of Scorborough, Bart, m2. Sir Philip Stapleton of Wartre)
  (a) William Gee of Bishop Burton (b 1625, d 30.08.1678) - continued below
  m1. Rachel Parker (dau of Sir Thomas Parker of Rattan)
  m2. Mary Spencer (dau/coheir of Richard Spencer of Orpington, brother of Lord Spencer of Wormleighton)
(v) William Gee of Bentley (bpt 25.07.1605)
  Commoners identifies William's wife as Rachel (bur 23.03.1649). Nichols names her ...
  m. Frances Hamerton (bur 12.12.1653, dau of Gervase Hamerton)
  (a)+ issue - William (bpt 06.10.1659, bur 24.05.1664), John (bur 24.08.1666)
  (vi) Thomas Gee of Killingraces
  m. (24.09.1633) Katherine Constable (dau of Philip Constable of Wassand)
  (a)+ issue - William (bpt 03.04.1647), Philip (bpt 03.04.1651), Richard (bpt 10.03.1652/3), Susanna (bpt 21.02.1648/9)
  (vii) Anne (Hannah) Gee (bpt 22.12.1611, bur 01.11.1694)
  m. (06.03.1631/2) Sir Thomas Remington of Lund
  (viii)+ other isuse - Timothy (bpt 12.09.1609), Elizabeth (bpt 10.02.1610/1, d unm)
  (C) Ellen Gee
  m1. Brian Hardwicke of Potters Newton (bur 14.06.1602)
  m2. (22.12.1602) William Webster of Flamborough
  (D) Anne Gee
  m. Robert Legard of Hull (m1. ??)
  (E)+ other issue - Walter (bur 12.12.1619, rector of Bainton), Samuel
  b. Thomas Gee
  m. _ Poole of Withcote
  c. Roger Gee
  iii. Margaret Gee
  m. Thomas Woodford
2. Richard Gee (dsp)
  m. _ Villiers (dau of John Villiers)



William Gee of Bishop Burton (b 1625, d 30.08.1678) - continued above
m1. Rachel Parker (dau of Sir Thomas Parker of Rattan by Philadelphia, dau of Henry, Lord Dacre)
1. William Gee of Bishop Burton (b 1648, bur 15.10.1718)
m1. (23.02.1663/4) Frances (probably not Elizabeth) Hotham (bur 24.03.1683/4, dau of Sir John Hotham of Scorburgh, Bart)
  A. Thomas Gee (bpt 04.11.1673, bur 28.0.1750) not named William
  Commoners suggests that Thomas's children were by his wife Sarah but Nichols identifies their mother as an earlier wife ...
  m1. Elizabeth (bur 29.06.1729-30)
  i. Thomas Gee (bpt 03.10.1700, dsp?)
  ii. William Gee of Bishop Burton (dvp Fontenoy 30.04.1745, Colonel)
  m1. (c1725) Philippa Hotham (bur 26.09.1728, dau of Sir Charles Hotham of Beverley (4th Bart?))
a.+ issue (dvp) - Thomas (bpt 19.04.1717, bur 25.10.1734), Philippa (bpt 03.04.1726, bur 21.01.1734/5)
  m2. (c1735) Elizabeth Talbot (b 09.07.1715, a 1765, dau of Roger Talbot of Woodend, sister/heir of Roger)
  c. Roger Gee of Bishop Burton (d 09.12.1778)
  m. Caroline Pennyman (bpt 13.10.1740, d 24.12.1811, dau/coheir of Sir Warton Pennyman Bart (by Charlotte Hotham), m2. Peter Acklam or Acklom)
  (1) Sarah Elizabeth Gee (bpt 14.06.1770, d 28.11.1832)
m. (23.04.1788) Henry Boldero Barnard of Cave Castle (d 06.02.1815)
  (2) Caroline Gee (bpt 19.10.1774, d 23.12.1811)
  m. (03.1792) George Hotham (d 23.12.1811, son of General)
  d. Richard Gee (bpt 28.04.1737, bur 13.05.1737)
  iii. Bridget Gee (bpt 27.11.1701)
  m1. (14.10.1721) John Taylor of Beverley (bur 28.09.1754)
  m2. Ralph Pennyman (b c1694, d 1762, son of Sir James Pennyman, Bart)
  iv. Ann Gee (bpt 31.08.1703) shown by Commoners as married ...
  m. Richard Dawson of York
  v. Catherine Gee (bpt 23.12.1707) mentioned by Nichols but not by Commoners
vi. Elizabeth Gee mentioned by Commoners but not by Nichols
  m. Richard Clarke
  vii.+ other issue - Ann, Catherine (bpt 23.12.1707)
  m2. Sarah (bur 04.07.1738)
  B. William Gee (bpt 11.09.1676, d by 1717, 5th son)
  m. ?? (a 1717)
  C. Bridget Gee (bpt 28.09.1671)
  m. (09.09.1690) Sir Charles Hotham of Scorburgh, Bart)
  D.+ other issue (d young/unm) - William (bpt/bur 16668), Matthew (bpt 17.08.1675), John (bpt 04.08.1670, bur 11.12.1696), Rachel (bpt/bur 1669), Elizabeth (bpt/bur 1669), Ursula (bpt/bur 1674), Catherine (bpt 22.05.1682, bur 31.07.1710), Elizabeth (bpt 03.089.1672, bur 04.05.1714)
  m2. (1685) Elizabeth Cracroft (bpt 24.09.1676, bur 01.12.1726, dau of Charles Cracroft of Louth, widow of John Ellerker of Risby)
  L. James Gee of Beverley (bpt 15.08.1636, d before 26.11.1751)
  m. (07.11.1727) Constance Moyser (dau of John Moyser of Beverley by Catherine Heron (widow of Sir John Hotham, Bart))
i. Richard Gee of Hotham (bpt 10.02.1742, vicar of North Cave, rector of Leven, youngest son)
  m. Hannah Waines (d 13.08.1826, sister of Mrs Sterne of Beverley)
  a. William Gee (bpt 28.12.1770, d 1789-90)
  ii.+ other issue - James (b 01.05.1732, bur 13.10.1732), William (b 26.04.1735, a 1751), Richard (b 09.04.1737, d infant)
  M.+ other issue - Bridget (bpt 21.09.1690, bur 01.05.1707), Dorothy (bur 03.08.1742)
m2. Mary Spencer (dau/coheir of Richard Spencer of Orpington (brother of Lord Spencer of Wormleighton) by Mary, dau of Sir Edwin Sandys)
2. Richard Gee of Orpington, Kent (b c11.1656)
  m. Philippa Carew (d 1744, dau of Nicholas Carew of Beddington, widow of John, son/heir of Sapcote, Viscount Beaumont)
  A. Richard Gee of Orpington (b c1706, d 1791)
  m. Elizabeth Holt (dau/heir of John Holt of Kent)
  i. William Gee of Beddington (dsp 03.08.1815)
  m. _ Gould (a 1815)
  ii. Richard Gee, later Carew, of Beddingon (d unm 18.12.1816)
  iii. Gertrude Gee (b 10.07.1740)
  Foster shows Gertrude as of this family but Commoners shows her as dau of James of Beverley by Mrs. Elizabeth Ellerker (above).
  m. James Whyte or White of Denbies (m1. ??)
  iv. Philippa Gee (d unm c1820)
  B. Isabel Gee (bpt 25.12.1709) possibly married ...
  m. Sir Thomas Isham

Main source(s): 'Pedigrees of Yorkshire Families' (Joseph Foster, 1874, 'Pedigree of Gee of Bishop Burton'), Commoners (vol 2, 'Barnard of Cave Castle', p253+) with some input/support for the upper section from 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John Nichols, vol 3, part 2, 1804, p954)
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