'Gott1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Gott of Armley, Gott of Dexter, Gott of Street

Samuel Gott of London (d 1641)
m. Elizabeth Russell
1. Samuel Gott of Battle, Sussex (b 20.01.1614, bur 118.12.1671, MP)
Berry, in both books, starts with Samuel of London (bur 18.12.1671) shown as married to Elizabeth (bur 19.09.1658) with them shown as parents of Peter father of the Peter who m. Martha Western (though the Sussex record shows the first Peter as connected to Samuel & Elizabeth only by dotted line). We are following HoP ("Samuel Gott" & "Peter Gott").
  m. (c1643) Joan Farnden (d 1681, dau/coheir of Peter Farnden of Sedlescombe)
  A. Peter Gott of Stanmer (Sussex) & Hatton Garden (London) (bpt 22.205.1653, bur 16.04.1712, MP, Director of the Bank of England)
  m. (c07.1677) Martha Western (d 11.02.1732, dau of Thomas Western of London & Rivenhall, cousin)
  i. Samuel Gott of Eggarton in Godmersham (Kent) & Dexter in Northiam (Sussex) (dsp bur 19.03.1724, of Gray's In, MP)
  m. (29.07.1721) Mary Tyssen (d 1742, dau of Francis Tyssen of Shacklewell, m2. Sir Roger Meredith, 5th Bart)
  ii. Thomas Gott of Dexter (dsp 19.03.1733, 3rd son)
  iii. Maximilarn Gott 'of Street' of Dexter (dsp?) who apparently married ...
  m. Elizabeth Lake (dau of Thomas Lake of Taywell)
  iv. William Gott of Dexter (dsp)
v. Martha Gott (bpt 15.07.1678, dsp bur 03.1733)
  m. William Hugesson (son of William of Provenders, m2. Dorothy Tyssen)
  vi. Mary Gott 'of Street' of Dexter (b 1690-1, d 13.07.1768)
  CountyGen (Sussex) reports that, following the death of their brother William, Elizabeth, Mary & Sarah, inherited an interest in Dexter. Mary she passed hers to "her kinsman" Henry Thomas Greening who assumed the name Gott.
  vii.+ other issue - Robert (bur 25.01.1715), Elizabeth (d unm 27.09.1754), Sarah
  B.+ 2 daughters
2. Martha Gott
  Thomas Western of Rivenhall



It is not known whether or not the following family was connected in any way to the one shown above.
John Gott of Wood Hall, Calverley, Yorkshire (b 1720, d 1793)
m1. Mary Parker
1. William Gott (b 1745, d 1820)
  m. Elizabeth Clarke of Skelton
m2. Susanna Jackson of Bradford
2. Benjamin Gott of Armley House, Mayor of Leeds (b 24.06.1762, d 14.02.1840)
  m. (30.11.1790) Elizabeth Rhodes (d 23.08.1857, dau of William Rhodes of Wentbridge & Abdy)
  A. John Gott of Armley House (b 12.11.1791, dsp 1867)
  m. (06.09.1821) Mary Anne Brooke (dau of John Edward Brooke of Chapel Allerton)
  B. Benjamin Gott (b 29.06.1793, d unm 30.06.1817)
  C. William Gott of Wyther Grange, Yorkshire (b 1797, d 1863) had issue
  m. (1821) Margaret Ewart (d 1844, dau of William Ewart of Liverpool)
3. Anne Gott (b 1756, d 1831)
  m. (1780) Rev. Jeremiah Dixon of Wooley
4. Susanna Gott (b 1759, d 1801)
  m. Rev. William Shipley of Horsforth
5. Mary Gott (b 1764, d 1767)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : CountyGen (Berry, Hertfordshire, p98+/-), CountyGen (Berry, Sussex, p242), HoP
(2) For lower section : BLG1952 ('Gott formerly of Armley')
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