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Families covered: Swetenham of Somerford

Helyas or Elias de Swetenham (a 1199, 1216)
1. Stephen de Swetenham of Earthincham
A. Robert de Swetenham (a temp Edward I who r. 1272-1307)
  i. Hugh Swetenham of Somerford
  a. William Swetenham of Somerford
  m. Hawise de Hulme (dau of Randle de Hulme)
  (1) Thomas Swetenham of Somerford (a 1327)
  m. Margery Davenport (dau of Henry Davenport, son of Roger (sb Thomas?))
  (A) Peter Swetenham (d 1408-9?)
  m. Agnes
(i) Roger Swetenham
  (B) Roger Swetenham of Somerford (a 1381, 3rd son)
  m. Cecilia de Gostre (dau of William de Gostre)
  (i) Randle Swetenham of Somerford (d c1401)
  m. Isabel Stoke (dau of William Stoke of Stoke)
  (a) William Swetenham of Somerford
  m. Johanna Bulkeley (dau of John Bulkeley, sister of William of Eyton)
  ((1)) John Swetenham of Somerford (d 1497)
((A)) William Swetenham of Somerford - continued below
  m1. Cicely Bostock (dau of Thomas Bostock of Moulton)
  m2. (1478) Margaret Lowe (dau/heir of George Lowe of Pixhull)
  ((2)) William Swetenham had issue
  ((3)) Isabel Swetenham
  m. William de Stoke
  (b) Thomas Swetenham of Mobberley (dsp 1425)
  m. Elizabeth le Ward (dau/coheir of John le Ward of Somerford)
  (c) Elizabeth Swetenham probably of this generation
  m. Ralph Thicknes of Balterley
  (ii) Thomas Swetenham of Somerford (a 1350)
  (a) Margaret Swetenham
  (iii) Alice Swetenham (a 1377)
  (C)+ other isue - Nicholas (a 1345), Cicely, Isabel
  B. John de Swetenham (a 1277)



William Swetenham of Somerford - continued above
m1. Cicely Bostock (a 1476, dau of Thomas Bostock of Moulton)
m2. (1478-9) Margaret Lowe (dau/heir of George Lowe of Pixhull)
Visitation (1613) starts with this generation and shows only 1 child, William. Visitation shows a dotted line to William from the first marriage but a sold line to him from the second marriage. Commoners & BLG1952 are unclear which wife was mother of which child.
1. William Swetenham of Somerford (d 1521)
  m. (1501) Elizabeth Savage (dau of Christopher Savage of Macclesfield & Upton-upon-Severn, son of Sir John)
  A. Lawrence Swetenham of Somerford (b 1520, d 1579)
  m. Elizabeth Oldfield (dau/heir of John Oldfield of Sutton)
  i. Edmund Swetenham of Somerford (d 1629)
  m. (1589) Jane Davenport (dau of John Davenport of Davenport by Bridget, dau of Ralph Mainwaring of Carincham)
a. William Swetenham (b c1594, dvp 1627)
  m. (c02.1611-2) Alice Burgess (dau of William Burgess of Knutsford & Maxsfeld)
  (1) Edmund Swetenham of Somerford (b 09.11.1614, bur 17.02.1675)
  m. Margaret Oldfield (dau of Sir Philip Oldfield of Somerford Radnor)
(A) Philip Swetenham (b c1645, dvp 1673, 6th son)
  m. Elizabeth Wilson (dau of Edward Wilson of Dallam Tower)
  (i) Edmund Swetenham of Somerford, Sheriff of Cheshire
  m. Elizabeth Wandesford (dau of Sir Christopher Wandesford, Bart of Kirtlington)
  (a) Edmund Swetenham of Somerford Booths, Sheriff of Cheshire (b 1691, dspl 07.05.1768)
  m1. Catherine Bendlow (dau/heir of John Bendlow of Sutton Howgrave)
  m2. Susanna Wilmot (d 18.05.1780, dau of Richard Wilmot of Derby)
  partner unknown
  ((1)) Frances Swetenham
m. Roger Comberbach (b 1749-50, d 1771)
  (b) Philip Swetenham of Congleton
  ((1)) Philippa Swetenham (dsp)
  ((2)) Amelia Sophia Caroline Swetenham (dsp)
m. John Hall of Conlgeton
  (c) Eleanor Swetenham
  m. Henry Brownjohn
  (d) Margaret Swetenham
  m. Roger Comberbach of Chester (d 04.1757, son of judge Roger)
  One of their grandsons inherited Somerford Booths and changed his name to Swetenham.
(B) Elizabeth Swetenham (a 1663)
  m. William Faringdon or Farrington of Werden (dsp 1714)
  (C)+ other issue - Edmund (d young), William (dsp), Laurence (dsp), 2 sons (dsp), George (a 1663)
  (2) Jane Swetenham (d young)
  m2. (c06.1620) Catherine Davenport (dau of Sir William Davenport of Bramhall)
  b.+ other issue - Richard (dsp), Jane (d young)
  ii. Anthony Swetenham of Shotwick
m. Elizabeth Hockenhull (dau of John Hockenhull of Hockenhull)
  iii. Anne Swetenham
  m. Robert Thorley of Somerford Booths
  iv. Elizabeth Swetenham
  m. Thomas Tyrrel
  v. Jane Swetenham
  m. Christopher Edge of Horton
  vi. Margaret Swetenham
m. Thomas Jollie of Leek & Buglawton
  vii. Mary Swetenham
  m. Francis Higginbottom of Rushton
  viii. Alice Swetenham
  m. Thomas Moreton of London
  ix. Frances Swetenham
  m. Robert Matthews of Essex
  x. Eleanor Swetenham
  m. Randle Bostock of Moulton
xi. Margery Swetenham
  m. William Clowes of Whitley
  xii. Ursula Swetenham
  m. Roger Spencer of Congleton
  xiii.+ other issue - William, Katherine (d young)
B. Alice Swetenham
  m. Thomas Weeley of Gloucestershire
  C. Elizabeth Swetenham
  m. Thomas Swettenham of Swettenham
  D. Ursula Swetenham
  m. _ Saul of Bristol
  E. Eleanor Swetenham
  m. Richard Hockenhull of Frodsham (son of Hockenhull of Hockenhull)
  F. Margaret Swetenham
  m. Walkelyn Dennis of Rossington
  G.+ other issue - Randle (rector in Warwickshire), William (rector of Ubley)
2. Margaret Swetenham
  m1. Edward Bowden of Bowden
  m2. Robert Thorley of Lee
3.+ other issue - Lawrence (dsp), John (had issue), Thomas (dsp), Peter

Main source(s): BLG1952 ('Swetenham formerly of Somerford Booths'), Commoners (vol 2, 'Swetenham of Somerford Booths', p459+) with some support/input from Visitation (Cheshire, 1613, 'Swettenham of Somerford'), Visitation (Cheshire, 1663, 'Swettenham of Somerford Booths')
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