'Petre2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Peter of Bakebeare, Peter of Bowhay, Peter (Peter-Holbyn) of Colquite, Peter of Harlyn, Peter of Porthcotham

William Petre or Peter of Milton (Hampshire) & Bakebeare (Dorset)
m. Joan Arundel (dau of Sir Roger Arundel of Calwoodley) ## see here ##
1. Roger Peter (d young)
2. William Peter of Miton & Bakebeare (dsp)
3. John Peter of Bowhay (Devon), Mayor of Exeter (d 1579)
  m. Wilmot or Millicent Petre (dau of John Petre of Torr Newton, sister of Sir William)
A. Otho Peter of Bowhay (2nd son)
  i. John Peter of Bowhay
  m. Elizabeth Hurst (dau of William Hurst of Oxton)
  a. Otho Peter of Bowhay (d 1607)
  m. Frances Southcote (dau of Thomas Southcote of Bovytracye)
  (1) John Peter of Bowhay (b c1578, a 1620)
  (A) Frances Peter
  m. Sir Allen Apsley, Governor of the Tower (b 09.1616, d 15.10.1683)
  (2) Elizabeth Peter
m1. James Dawbny of Wayford
  m2. William Keymer of Penndoiner
  (3) Mary Peter
  b. William Peter
  B. Thomas Peter in Cornwall
  m. Agnes Godolphin (dau of Thomas Godolphin (who m1. ?? Bonithon) by ?? Glanville)
  i. Robert Peter (a 1571, MP)
  m. Thomasine Kestell (dau of John Kestell of Kestell)
a. Henry Peter (d 1619, MP)
  m. (09.01.1609-10) Deborah Treffry (dau of John Treffry of Place)
  (1) Thomas Peter (b 1610, d 1675)
  m. (1632) Elizabeth Michell (d before 22.02.1678-9, dau/heir of Henry Michell of Harlyn)
  (A) Gregory Peter of Harlyn, Sheriff of Cornwall (bur 19.02.1712-3)
  m1. (c07.1658) Elizabeth Goove (dau of John Goove of Goovehayes, widow of William Wadland of Trevose)
  (i) John Peter of Harlyn (bur 28.04.1733)
  m. (14.04.1685) Ann Coryton (bur 18.10.1737, dau of Sir John Coryton of Newton Ferrars, Bart)
  (a) Henry Peter of Harlyn, Sheriff of Cornwall (bpt 30.04.1688, a 1746)
  m. Mary Harpur (dau/heir of William Harpur of Trevarthen)
((1)) William Peter of Harlyn (d 1776)
  m. Mary Peter (dau of Jonathan Peter of Porthcothan, cousin) @@ below
  ((A)) Henry Peter of Harlyn (d 1821, Colonel)
  m. (1782) Anna Maria Rous (dau of Thomas Rous of Piercefield)
  ((i)) William Peter of Harlyn (b 22.11.1788 (or 22.03.1785), d 1851, MP, Consul at Pennselvania) had issue
  m1. (12.01.1809) Frances Thomas (dau/heir of John Thomas of Chiverton)
  m2. ?? (Mrs King of Philadelphia)
  ((ii)) Anna Maria Peter
  m. Francis Pender of Budockvean
  ((iii))+ other issue - Rous, Robert (d 1858), Jane (d unm)
((B)) Mary Peter probably of this generation
  m. George Borlase
  m2. Elizabeth Giles (dau of Vincent Giles of Fowey)
  (b) William Peter (bpt 25.07.1680, d 1756, rector of Mawnan)
  m. Elizabeth Smith (dau of Rev. William Smith, chaplain to Queen Anne)
  ((1)) William Peter (d 09.10.1798, rector of Mawnan)
  m. Harriet Hamilton (dau/coheir of George Hamilton, son of James, 6th Earl of Abercorn)
  ((2)) Robert Peter (rector of Sully)
  m. Martha Franklin (dau of John Franklin) of Glamorganshire
  ((A)) John Peter (rector of Grade)
  m. Mary Morgan (dau of Rev. Lewis Morgan)
  ((i)) Lewis Morgan Peter
  ((B)) Robert Peter (RN)
  m. Martha Peters (dau of Rev. Jonathan Peters of St. Clements)
  ((i))+ issue - Robert, Mary
  ((C)) William Franklin Peter (RN)
  m. Jane Mary Margaret Beckwith (dau of Rev. T.W. Beckwith)
  ((D)) Susanna Peter
  m. Rev. Watkin Watkins of Glamorganshire
  ((E)) Martha Elizabeth Peter
  m. Edward Evans of Cardiff
((F)) Sarah Peter
  ((3)) John Peter (dsp)
  (c) Jonathan Peter of Porthcothan, Cornwall (bpt 10.06.16925, a 1747)
  Commoners identifies Jonathan's wife as Mary, dau of Edward Hoblyn by Bridget, dau of John Carew of Penwarne, son of Richard of Antony. However, BLG1952 (Peter-Hoblyn of Colquite), which supports Vivian with the following, shows that she was a generation later, being ...
  m. Mary Hoblyn (a 1747, dau of Thomas Hoblyn son (by Bridget, dau of John Carew of Penwarne, son of Richard of Antony) of Edward Hoblyn)
  ((1)) Samuel Peter of Plymouth (b 30.12.1725, bur 03.10.1770)
  m. (02.04.1747) Sarah Hoblyn of Colquite (d 29.09.1803, dau of Edward Hoblyn of Penhargard & Colquite, cousin)
  ((A)) Hoblyn Peter of Porthcothan (bpt 05.04.1748, d 10.01.1804)
  m. (09.07.1778) Elizabeth Pomeroy (bur 06.11.1821, dau of John Pomeroy of Bodmin)
  ((i)) Samuel Peter of Porthcothan (b 17.04.1779, d 1832) had issue
  m. (04.05.1804) Sarah Carbis (dau of Capt. _ Carbis of Plymouth)
  ((ii)) Jonathan Humphry Peter of Steps (b 18.07.1792, 3rd son) had issue
  m. Mary Serpel
  ((iii)) Deeble Peter, later Peter-Hoblyn of Colquite b 22.02.1798, dsp bur 19.07.1864, younger son)
  ((iv)) Elizabeth Peter
  m. Robert William Avery of Padstow
  ((v)) Mary Peter
  m. John Stone of St. Merryn
  ((vi)) Susan Peter
  m. Thomas Dewston (RN)
  ((vii))+ other issue - Hoblyn of Porthcothan (b 1780/1, dsp bur 28.11.1846, Chaplain RN), Pomeroy (dsp 1812, RN), Edward (dsp), Thomas of Porthcotham (b 11.12.1797, dsp 24.06.1873), Sarah (d young), Satah (d young)
((B)) Deeble Peter of Colquite (b 05.1750, d unm 19.07.1836)
  ((C)) Edward Peter (b 08.09.1759, d 1832/1836, rector of Great Wigborough) had issue (1 dau)
  m. (1808) Jenny Mounter (dau of James Mounter of Plymouth, widow of John Moore of Plymouth)
  ((D)) Sarah Peter (d 1830)
  m. (17.08.1770) Rev. Coplestone Radcliffe (d 27.03.1805)
  ((E)) Mary Peter (d young)
((2)) Mary Peter (b 08.02.1724-5)
  m. William Peter of Harlyn (d 1776)
  ((3))+ other issue - Jonathan (bpt 05.11.1736), Elizabeth (bpt 16.02.1727-8), Jenny (bpt 10.12.1728), Anne (bpt 19.01.1730-1), Susanna (bpt 06.07.1731), Martha (bpt 27.12.1732)
  (d) Elizabeth Peter
  m. (15.06.1706) Richard Morshead
  (e) Anne Peter (bpt 03.08.1706, dsp 30.04.1791)
  m. Edward Hoblyn of Tresaddern
  (f)+ other issue - Samuel (bpt 06.0.1696), Jenopher (bpt 04.05.1694), Susanna (bpt 29.04.1699), Martha 9bpt 26.11.1703)
  (ii) William Peter (dvpsp)
  m2. Jane (bur 09.03.1737-8)
  (B) daughter
  m. Henry Cinvent
  (C)+ 2 sons
  b. Thomas Peter (d 12.1655)
  C.+ other issue including John (dvpsp, MP)

Main source(s): Commoners (vol I, Peter of Harlyn), Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1887), Cornwall, 1530+1573+1620+additions, 'Peter of Harlyn', p605+)
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