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Families covered: Scawen of London, Scawen of Meleneck (Molenick)

William Scawen of Meleneck, Cornwall (a temp Edward I who r. 1272-1307)
1. William Scawen of Meleneck (a 1321)
  m. Nichola Danny (dau of Sir John Danny) ## see here ##
  A. William Scawen of Meleneck (d before 1385)
  m. Sibilla Kilquite (dau of John Kilquite)
  i. John Scawen of Meleneck (a 1421)
  m. Johanna
  a. Thomas Scawen of Meleneck (a 1431)
  m. Johanna
(1) Roger Scawen (a 1480)
  (A) Thomas Scawen (a 1484)
  m. Cicilia Wilshman (dau of John Wilshman)
  (i) Walter Scawen of Meleneck (a 1505)
  m1. Anestasia Wenemouth (dau of Robert Wenemouth)
  (a) William Scawen 'of St. Germains' (bur 20.04.1597)
  m. Alice Sprye (dau of Thomas Sprye of Tilland)
  ((1)) Edward Scawen (d 12.05.1598) - continued below
  m. Joanna Cole (dau of Roger Cole of Cargreene)
  ((2)) Thomas Scawen of Trethewen
m. Alice (d 30.11.1609)
  ((A)) John Scawen of Trethewen (b c1573, bur 04.05.1642) had issue
  m. (2511.1603) Jane Budge (bur 25.12.1669)
  ((B))+ other issue - Annis, Elizabeth
  ((3)) Joane Scawen
  m. William Berrie
  ((4)) Christian Scawen
  m. Nicholas Dandy (d 1619)
  ((5)) Margerie Scawen possibly of this generation
  m. John Crabb of Castlewich (bur 09.02.1598-9)
  ((6))+ other issue - John, Walter
m2. Agnes (m2. John Crabb) ## see here ##
  (b) Walter Scawen of Meleneck
  m. Agnes or Alice Westcott (dau of John Westcott of Kellington)
  ((1)) John Scawen of Advent, Cornwall (a 1620)
  m. Anne Nicholls (bur 20.11.1622, dau of John Nicholls of Shebbeare)
  ((A)) Matthew Scawen (b c1590, a 1620)
  m. Anne Kelley (dau of Thomas Kelley of Kelly)
  ((i))+ issue - John (b c1617, a 1620), Richard (bpt 14.02.1623), Blanch (b c1608), Margaret, Elizabeth, Philllip(a)
  ((B)) Richard Scawen (b c1593, a 1620) had issue
  m. (12.01.1619) Thomazin (relict of _ Wythyby or Lithyby)
  ((C)) Margaret Scawen
  m. Geffrey Collyn of Stoke Clymsland
  ((2)) Matthew Scawen (dsp)



Edward Scawen (b c1541, d 12.05.1598) - continued above
m. Joanna Cole (bur 11.1592, dau of Roger Cole of Cargreene)
1. Robert Scawen (b c1568, bur 14.02.1627)
  m. Isabella Nicholls (dau of Humphrey Nicholls of St. Tide (Tudy))
  A. William Scawen (b c1593, bur 18.11.1689)
  m. Alice Sawle (bur 23.04.1664, dau of Nicholas Sawle)
  i. Alice Scawen (bpt 23.05.1644)
  m. (25.11.1667) Humphrey Spiller
ii.+ other issue - William (bpt 18.09.1636, bur 19.10.1705), Robert (bpt 11.04.1641, a 1669), Philippa (a 1669), Jane (bpt 03.11.1639, bur 29.12.1695), Mary (bpt 27.11.1642, bur 12.06.1696)
  B. Robert Scawen of Horton, Middlesex (bpt 16.05.1602, a 1669)
  m. Catherine Alsop (a 1669, dau of Cavendish Alsop of London)
  i. Sir Thomas Scawen 'of St. Germans, Cornwall' (d 22.09.1730, alderman of London, 6th son)
  m. Martha (d 29.06.1766) named Martha Wessell by some web sites
  a. Thomas Scawen 'of Maidwell, Northamptonshire' (d 11.02.1774, MP)
  m. Tryphena Russell (dau/heir of James Russell, son of 1st Duke of Bedford)
  (1) James Scawen (dvpsp 1801, MP)
(2) Tryphena Scawen (d 02.12.1807)
  m. (14.06.1759) Henry Bathurst, 2nd Earl Barthurst (b 20.05.1714, d 06.08.1794)
  b. Lewis Scawen (d 1740)
  m. Mary Foster (dau of Abraham Foster of Highlaver)
  c. Robert Scawen (d 08.11.1778)
  m. Winifred Barrett
  (1)+ issue - John (dsp 1801), Louisa
  d. Catherine Scawen (d 09.1726)
  m. (21.05.1717) Sir John Shelly (d 1771)
  e.+ other issue (a 1722) - William (d 06.1775), Susannah, Mary
  ii. Sir William Scawen of Carshalton, Surrey (b c1647, dsp 18.10.1722, alderman of London, Governor of the Bank of England, 7th son)
  m. Mary Maynard (bur 10.09.1700, dau of Sir William Maynard of Waltham, Bart)
  iii.+ other issue
  C. Elizabeth Scawen (bpt 07.10.1606, a 1669)
  m. (27.12.1639) Martin Keigwin
  D. Jane Scawen (bpt 01.10.1609, a 1669)
  m. (11.06.1635) William Brokin (d by 1669)
  E. Agneta (Anne) Scawen (bpt 01.04.1613, a 1669)
m. (28.05.1646) William Williams
  F.+ other issue (a 1620) - Humphrey (bpt 20.07.1603), Edward (bpt 24.06.1608, bur 14.12.1633, had issue), John (bpt 10.03.1610, bur 07.02.1691), Francis (bpt 20.07.1615, d 14.03.1669), Philippa (bpt 23.12.1604, bur 12.11.1625), Jane (b c1609), Agnes (b c1613)
2. John Scawen
  m1. (sp) Elizabeth Grills (dau of Charles Grills of Lanreth)
  m2. Elizabeth Trehane (dau of John Trehane of Trehane)
  A. Trehane Scawen (bpt 11.09.1614) had issue
  m. Dorothy Arundell (dau of Rev. Gregory Arundell of Sheviock)
  B.+ other issue (a 1620) - John (b c1615), Peter (b c1619), Elizabeth, Katherine, Anna
3. Alice Scawen
  m. William Hancock of Hender
4. Elizabeth Scawen
  m. John Jane of St. Dominick
5. Agnes Scawen
  m. John Crefell

Main source(s): Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1887), Cornwall, 1530+1573+1620+additions, Scawen of Molenick)
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